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Mar 22, 2021

Ben Rains previews the broader first quarter 2021 earnings season and dive into what’s going on in the market. The episode then explores Adobe (ADBE) and RH (RH) ahead of their upcoming quarterly earnings releases to see if either stock might be worth buying as a longer-term play.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update:  Everything You Need To Know
(4:20) - What To Expect From Adobe Ahead of Earnings
(12:15) - RH’s Long Term Expansion and Growth
Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 15, 2021

Ben Rains dives into the market’s recent turnaround that has the S&P 500 and the Dow trading at highs. The episode then explores FedEx (FDX) and Nike (NKE) ahead of their upcoming earnings releases to see if investors should consider buying either stock.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:25) - FedEx’s Big Push In E-commerce: The Next Growth Frontier
(10:40) - Nike Ahead of Earnings: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 8, 2021

Ben Rains looks at the market's movement and fundamentals over the last several weeks. The episode then explores two highly-ranked stocks that fit under the broader technology umbrella, Micron (MU) and Align Technology (ALGN), to see if investors might want to consider buying them on the dip amid the recent selling.

(0:45) - Market Update: Tech Stock Selling & More
(4:00) - Micron's Comeback  
(9:45) - Disruptive Medical Company to Consider: Align Technology
(18:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Mar 1, 2021

The two big pure-play stocks in the streaming TV industry are Roku (ROKU) and Netflix (NFLX). On today’s episode of Full Court Finance at Zacks, we dive into the streaming TV world as we approach a full year of empty movie theaters and a lack of most out-of-home entertainment to see which of the two stocks, ROKU vs. NFLX, might be the better long-term buy.

(0:45) - Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(5:40) - Roku’s Continued Strength: Is It A Good Long Term Investment
(16:05) - Netflix's Growth Booms During Pandemic: Can It Continue For The Long Haul?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 22, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at two tech stocks from very different areas of the economy, Nvidia (NVDA) and Etsy (ETSY), ahead of the release of their upcoming quarterly earnings results to see if either stock might be worth buying.

(0:30) - Market Update: Stocks Take A Break From Recent Rally
(2:35) - Is Nvidia A Good Investment Ahead of Earnings?
(7:45) - Etsy's Rapid Growth: What To Expect From Earnings
(14:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 16, 2021

Ben Rains quickly explores the bullish case for the remainder of 2021. The core of the episode is then centered around three growth-focused tech stocks that might be worth buying as they prepare to release their quarterly earnings results.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:20) - Shopify’s Rapid Growth In 2020: What To Expect From Upcoming Earnings
(8:50) - Roku's Dominance In The Industry: Is It Time To Invest?
(15:45) - Fiverr's Strength In The Work From Anywhere Environment

Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 8, 2021

Ben Rains takes a look at the broader earnings picture ahead of another busy week on Wall Street. The episode then dives into three retail stocks that report their quarterly financial results later this week and might be worth buying as longer-term bets.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update
(3:50) - Is Sonos A Good Investment Ahead of Earnings?
(8:25) - Yeti’s Continued Growth and Success
(12:40) - Tempur Sealy’s Positive Performance During Strong Housing Market
(17:55) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Feb 1, 2021

Ben Rains explores some of the latest market news as the Nasdaq jumps to start February, after ending January on a wild ride. The episode then digs deeper into three highly-ranked large cap technology stocks to consider buying as some of the biggest names in the industry post blowout quarterly results.

(0:35) - Stock Market Update: Volatility Continues To Hit The Market
(4:25) - Micron’s Stronghold In The Semiconductor Industry
(7:30) - Apple Showcases Blow Out Earnings: Is It Time To Buy?
(13:00) - Shopify Benefits From Massive E-commerce Expansion
(18:10) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 25, 2021

Ben Rains looks at the broader market as the technology-filled Nasdaq reached new records on Monday ahead of a huge week for corporate earnings. The episode then explores Microsoft
(MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) to help decide if either tech giant's stock is worth buying right now.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(4:45) - Microsoft Looks To Break Out From Current Underperformance
(12:00) - Apple Continues To Dominate
(19:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Jan 5, 2021

Ben Rains explores three highly ranked stocks from the broader retail world that investors might want to consider buying this year. And none of the three stocks are banking on a vaccine to help return the economy to normal anytime soon.

(0:20) - Stock Market Breakdown
(2:35) - Will Winnebago's Strong Performance Continue In 2021?
(8:10) - Yeti Continues Expansive Growth
(11:30) - Target Shines Through The Amazon Era
(15:45) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Dec 29, 2020

Ben Rains dives into five stocks within the broader technology sector, from semiconductors to cybersecurity, that investors might want to consider buying for 2021.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: Everything You Need To Know
(3:20) - Will Zendesk’s Strong Performance Continue Into 2021?
(6:30) - CrowdStrike Stock has Soared: Is Now a Good Time To Invest?
(9:25) - Shopify’s Growth Explosion: Is It To Late To Buy?
(14:10) - The Trade Desk's Expectations For Future Growth
(17:30) - Nvidia Continues To Impress Investors
Podcast@Zacks.com

Dec 21, 2020

Ben Rains explores the market’s bullish outlook for 2021. The episode then dives into Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) to see if investors should consider buying either of the tech titans as we get closer to 2021.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update:  Everything You Need To Know
(5:00) - Apple Continues To Impress Investors
(12:25) - What To Expect From Apple Heading Into 2021
(18:10) - Microsoft's Diversification Helps Continue To Push Strong Growth
(22:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Dec 14, 2020

Ben Rains quickly dive into what’s going on with the market, as the rollout of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine begins in the U.S. The episode then explores three Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stocks that span various industries that investors might want to consider buying as we near the start of 2021.

(0:40) - Stock Market Update: What You Need To Know
(4:05) - Micron Continues To Hit New All Time Highs
(10:20) - The Trade Desk’s Digital Advertising Strength
(14:35) -  Deere & Company Outlook Impresses Investors
Podcast@Zacks.com

Dec 7, 2020

Ben Rains looks at the market and the broader earnings picture. The episode then turns its attention to Adobe (ADBE) and Lululemon (LULU) to see if either stock might be worth buying ahead of the release of its upcoming quarterly financial results.

(0:30) - Stock Market Update: What's Going On?
(3:50) - What To Expect From Lululemon Heading Into Earnings
(14:40) - Is It A Good Time To Invest In Adobe?
(23:00) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 30, 2020

Ben Rains briefly recap the market’s strong November rally. The episode then explores three highly-ranked, growth-focused stocks that investors might want to consider buying as we head into December.

(0:30) - The Stock Market’s Strong November

(4:05) - Should Investors Consider Buying The Trade Desk?

(11:10) - Yeti’s Strengths and Performance 

(18:45) - The Boston Beer Company’s Push Into Hard Seltzer Market 

(23:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 24, 2020

Ben Rains explores all things Zoom Video (ZM) ahead of the release of its third quarter fiscal 2021 financial results on Monday, November 30. The goal is to help investors decide if they should consider buying the video conferencing stock on the dip despite positive news on the vaccine front.

(0:35) - Market Update: Why Is The Market Pushing To New Highs?
(3:00) - Breaking Down Zoom’s Strong Performance
(10:35) - What To Expect Heading Into The Q3 Earnings Report
(16:40) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 16, 2020

On today’s episode of Full Court Finance at Zacks, we discuss the improving S&P 500 earnings picture. The episode then explores Target (TGT) and Nvidia (NVDA) ahead of their upcoming quarterly releases to see if either stock is worth buying.

Nov 9, 2020

Ben Rains looks at why the market jumped to new record highs. We then explore three large-cap Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stocks that investors might want to buy right now that don’t have to count on Pfizer’s (PFE) vaccine progress.

(0:25) - Stock Market Continues To Climb Higher
(2:45) - FedEx's Strong Performance Through Pandemic: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
(9:00) - Nike’s Hype on Wall Street: What Exactly Is Going On?
(14:40) - Boston Beer Company: Hard Seltzer Market Explosion
(19:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Nov 2, 2020

Ben Rains dives into the third quarter earnings picture and beyond to help better understand the market despite the political and coronavirus uncertainties. The episode then explores three consumer-facing stocks from the broader technology space that investors might want to buy for longer-term growth heading into their upcoming earnings releases. 

(0:45) - Market Update Heading Into The Presidential Election
(7:10) - What To Expect From Square’s Q3 Earnings Report
(12:55) - Alibaba Stock Outpaces Amazon: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
(18:15) - Peloton's Sales Projected to Continue to Soar 
(26:20) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 26, 2020

Ben Rains looks at the broader earnings picture as Wall Street prepares for a busy week of earnings results from some of the biggest names in technology. The episode then dives into Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) ahead of their quarterly financial releases to help figure out of either tech giant’s stock is worth buying.

(0:45) - Market Update: Earnings Season Rundown
(4:15) - Microsoft's Primed For The Work For Home Environment
(10:00) - What To Expect From Apple’s Upcoming Earnings Report
(21:30) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 19, 2020

Ben Rains takes a look at three highly-ranked technology sector stocks that investors might want to consider buying for exposure to growth areas such as cloud software and fintech.

(0:30) - 3 Stocks To Consider For Long Term Investment
(1:45) - Is It Time To Dive Into Square?
(11:50) - The Strength of Software-As-A-Service: Intuit
(14:30) - Salesforce Remains a Cloud Software Giant
Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 13, 2020

Ben Rains dives into the broader market as the third quarter earnings season starts to heat up. The episode then explores both Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN) stock ahead of their upcoming financial releases to help investors decide if either tech stock is worth buying at the moment.

(0:45) - Stock Market Update: What Do You Need To Know?
(4:10) - Q3 Earnings Season Kicks Off
(7:15) - Is Netflix A Good Long Term Investment?
(17:45) - The E-commerce Powerhouse: Will Amazon Ever Slow Down?
Podcast@Zacks.com

Oct 5, 2020

Ben Rains looks at two highly-ranked retail industry and consumer spending stocks that could be worth considering during the holiday season. Both companies also appear to be longer-term investment candidates for the coronavirus economy and beyond.

(0:45) - What’s Happening In The Market Right Now
(4:50) - Domino’s Domination In The Pizza Industry
(9:40) - Best Buy’s Surge During Work At Home Environment
(14:15) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

Sep 28, 2020

Ben Rains discusses the market and what could be next amid increased volatility heading into the election. The episode then dives into three highly-ranked stocks that longer-term investors might want to consider buying as we enter the fourth quarter.

(0:45) - Current Market Update: Is It A Good Time To Invest?
(5:20) - FedEx’s Blowout Performance
(13:00) - Will Zoom’s Strength Continue After the Pandemic?
(21:15) - Breaking Down Nike’s Latest Earnings Report

Sep 21, 2020

Ben Rains dives into Nike ahead of its first quarter fiscal 2021 financial release that’s due out after the closing bell on Tuesday, September 22. The sportswear giant has outperformed the market in 2020 and Wall Street appears happy about its e-commerce future.

(0:45) - Whats Going On In The Stock Market Right Now?
(4:15) - Nike’s E-commerce Strength During the Pandemic
(7:45) - Breaking Down Nike's Performance Ahead of Earnings
Podcast@Zacks.com

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