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Benjamin Rains is a stock strategist for Zacks Investment Research where he writes financial news and editorial content on the stock market. He also hosts and creates content for his own weekly podcast about the intersection of sports and business. His work has appeared on TalkMarkets, Yahoo ... more

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Bear Of The Day: Best Buy Co., Inc.
Best Buy Co., Inc. faces a quickly changing consumer spending environment and rising inflation.
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Bull Of The Day: Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices, Inc. is a leader in the analog semiconductor space that’s aiming to compete against Texas Instruments for supremacy.
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Buy Lululemon Stock At A Big Discount And Hold For Years?
Lululemon shares popped 10% earlier this week as Wall Street sees signs of strong consumer spending from higher-income shoppers. Investors might want to consider buying Lululemon as a long-term retail play because its growth outlook is impressive.
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Bear Of The Day: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. is an industrial automation power. Rockwell is currently caught up in the ongoing supply chain logjam that’s making its way through every corner of the economy.
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Bull Of The Day: Oxford Industries, Inc.
Oxford Industries, Inc. is the apparel company behind Tommy Bahama and other popular clothing brands that are staples within higher income demographics.
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3 'Strong Buy' Stocks To Add During The Market Downturn And Hold
Today’s episode of Full Court Finance at Zacks explores the stock market around the halfway point of May after buyers stepped in at the end of last week to stop some of the recent bleeding.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
DIS The Walt Disney Company
EBAY eBay Inc.
ECOM ChannelAdvisor Corporation
FDX FedEx Corporation
HUYA Huya Inc.
KO The Coca-Cola Company
LLY Eli Lilly and Company
LULU lululemon athletica inc.
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MITK MITEK SYSTEMS INC
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NKE Nike Inc.
NVDA Nvidia Corporation
PFE Pfizer Inc.
TCEHY TENCENT HOLDINGS ADR
TGT Target Corporation
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
ZM Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
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Stock Strategist
Zacks Investment Research
June 2018 - Present (4 years 1 month)
Contributing Writer
SportTechie
January 2016 - December 2017 (2 years)

• Write 500-word articles for a website focusing on the intersection of sports and technology 
• Published over 200 articles on a range of tech topics, with over 30 published on Sports Illustrated.com
• Interview leading experts in the field of sports-focused technology

Editorial Intern
Modern Luxury
August 2016 - December 2016 (5 months)

• Wrote short and long-form pieces for a Chicago area lifestyle publication
• Pitched ideas and wrote a portion of the weekly online newsletter
• Conducted research and interviews, fact-checked everything from long-form pieces to short copy

Education

DePaul University
Master's Degree
2016 / 2018
Journalism
Indiana University Bloomington
Bachelor's Degree
2009 / 2013
Management

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