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Ryan McQueeney

Fintech, Retirement Planning, & Small Business: What's Up Next

Ryan McQueeney is joined by Chad Parks, founder and CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings, to discuss the intersection of technology, retirement planning, and small business.

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Benjamin Rains

Breaking Down Disney & ESPN's Streaming Future

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains discusses Disney's (DIS) recent quarterly earnings results and dives into everything investors need to know about ESPN+ and the company's streaming future

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Ryan McQueeney

A Massive Bank Merger & This Week's Top Earnings News

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss this week's blockbuster bank merger and recap earnings results from Alphabet, Disney, Twitter, and Chipotle.

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Ryan McQueeney

Alphabet Earnings Detail Growth Beyond Google's Ad Business

Ryan McQueeney discusses Alphabet's earnings report and explains why the company's rampant spending in 2018 sets Google up for a life beyond its advertising business.

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Benjamin Rains

Super Bowl Spending, Streaming & Amazon's Big TV Advertising Push

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains dives into the big business behind the Super Bowl as the streaming TV market heats up. Plus, we look at Amazon's huge television advertising push and see who are the biggest Super Bowl spenders.

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Ryan McQueeney

Tech Earnings Recap & Why the Fed Sent Stocks Higher This Week

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the Fed's new dovish tone and recap earnings results from Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon.

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Top Storylines to Emerge from Busy Week of Tech Earnings

Ryan McQueeney highlights the top storylines and talking points to watch during this packed week for major tech sector earnings reports.

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Benjamin Rains

Nike Continues to Expand with MLB Deal & The Streaming TV War Heats Up

Welcome to the latest episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research where Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains dives into Nike's (NKE) new deal with Major League Baseball. The episode also breaks down some news from Google's (GOOGL) YouTube TV and Hulu as the streaming TV war heats up.

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Ryan McQueeney

Wall Street Sees Heaps of Earnings Reports as Shutdown Rages

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the latest economic data from China and the United States. The hosts also recap earnings results from airline stocks as well as Intel, Starbucks, and more.

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Ryan McQueeney

3 Tech Earnings Reports We're Watching This Week

On today's episode of the Tech Talk Tuesday podcast, Ryan McQueeney discusses the early days of Q4 earnings season and previews three of the tech sector's top reports coming this week.

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Benjamin Rains

Bluetooth-Connected Adapt BB Smart Shoes & Nike's Digital Future

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains breaks down Nike's new Bluetooth connected, self-lacing Adapt BB shoes before he dives into how they tie into the sportswear giant's overall digital growth plans.

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Ryan McQueeney

Earnings from Netflix & Big Banks, & This Week in Cannabis Deals

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss earnings results from Netflix and the big U.S. banks. The hosts also remember the legacy of Jack Bogle and chat about several new cannabis industry deals.

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Ryan McQueeney

CES 2019: What Google, Amazon, & Other Tech Giants Showed Off

Ryan McQueeney recaps CES 2019 and highlights the hardware that industry bellwethers such as Google, Amazon, Intel, Nvidia, & Samsung flaunted at the world's largest consumer electronics show.

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Benjamin Rains

The Biggest Streaming Sports Storylines to Watch in 2019

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains dives into some of the latest streaming TV news from Roku, Hulu, and others before he breaks down some of the biggest streaming sports storylines to watch in 2019 and beyond.

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Ryan McQueeney

Netflix, Roku, & Chipotle in Spotlight After Wall Street's Green Week

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson take on this week's top market headlines, including the renewed momentum of Netflix, Roku, and Chipotle as well as a batch of mixed holiday sales results from the retail sector.

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Ryan McQueeney

Square, Roku, & Twilio: The Return of Tech Growth Stocks

Ryan McQueeney discusses Twilio, Roku, Square, and the state of trendy tech growth stocks as markets continue to rebound from a brutal stretch of selling.

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Benjamin Rains

NFL Recap: Why Climbing TV Ratings Matter & Football's Gambling Future

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains breaks down the newly released 2018 NFL TV ratings. Plus, he dives into the NFL's first-ever sports gambling partnership and what it means for the league's future.

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Ryan McQueeney

Manufacturing, Apple, & Jobs: This Week's Top Market Stories

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the ISM manufacturing index, the latest jobs report, Apple's profit warning, and a major merger deal in the biotech industry.

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The Top Retail Industry Headlines of 2018

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the week's wild movements in the stock market and look back upon the retail industry's top stories of 2018.

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Benjamin Rains

The Best Sports Retail Stocks to Buy in 2019

On this episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast, Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains takes a look at some of the best sports retail stocks to buy in 2019, far beyond Nike (NKE) and other giants.

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Ryan McQueeney

Women in Fintech: Leadership in the Next Big Growth Industry

Ryan McQueeney chats with Jessica Wooke of RobustWealth about representation in finance, technology, and how women are shaping the future of leadership in the fintech industry.

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Ryan McQueeney

Buying Stocks Based on 13F Fillings & Fund Manager Trends

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson chat with Maz Jadallah, CEO of AlphaClone, about investing strategies based on the trends of hedge fund managers.

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Ryan McQueeney

Investing in the Robotics Powering Retail's Record Holiday Sales

Ryan McQueeney chats with ROBO Global's Bill Studebaker about how to invest in the robotics revolution powering retail logistics during this year's record-breaking holiday shopping season.

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Benjamin Rains

The Sports Retailers Disrupting the Industry Heading into 2019

Welcome to the latest episode of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research where Associate Stock Strategist Ben Rains breaks down what Farfetch's (FTCH) acquisition of sneaker startup Stadium Goods means for sports retail. The episode also dives into how giants like Nike (NKE) have adapted with the times to become even more powerful.

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Ryan McQueeney

UAA Sputters, Hemp Stocks Jump, & Robinhood Takes on Banks

Ryan McQueeney and Maddy Johnson discuss the latest trade war news, Under Armour's investor day, hemp legalization, and Robinhood's checking and savings accounts.

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