Motley Fool: How to Invest in Consumer Discretionary Stocks

Consumer spending drives the economy and is responsible for most of the growth that Wall Street applauds during boom times. Many of the businesses that benefit from this growth are situated in the consumer discretionary segment, home to companies like…

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Motley Fool: Xilinx Could Use a Resolution to the U.S.-China Trade Standoff

Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) shareholders have largely been a happy lot this year. The stock has delivered terrific gains as the construction of fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks has supercharged its financial growth. And that catalyst is just beginning to deliver for the…

Motley Fool: Can Boston Beer Keep the Momentum Going in Q2?

Although Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) looks to be approaching a tipping point where it will soon produce more non-beer beverages than beer, investors don’t seem to mind, so long as sales, profits, and depletions (sales to distributors and retailers) continue to…

Motley Fool: 3 Reasons for Netflix Investors to Worry After the Latest Report

Coming into Netflix‘s (NASDAQ:NFLX) second-quarter report, the market was already nervous about the company’s future. A wave of competition, including Disney, HBO-backed AT&T, and Comcast‘s NBCUniversal, are all about to join the streaming fray. Netflix is losing its two most-watched…

Motley Fool: Is More Pain in Store for Mattel Shareholders in the Q2 Report?

Shares of toymaker Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) spent much of 2018 in free fall, plummeting to their lowest price in nearly 20 years. The company had lost two-thirds of its value since 2014. But so far this year, the stock has recovered…