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Lyft and Mastercard: A Mighty Combination That Will Matter
Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) are teaming up for Lyft Direct Debit, a highly specialized payment card aimed squarely at Lyft's drivers. Co-branding agreements between Mastercard and its partners are not unusual in the card world. What makes this one different is that it's tailored specifically for workers in the gig economy. This rollout has significant repercussions for the two companies and their future relationship to gig workers. Here's why. Image source: Lyft. The direct […]

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Disney World's Top Rival Is Losing Ground
Things are heating up in Central Florida's never-ending theme park war. Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Universal Orlando will open its biggest attraction in nearly five years -- a Harry Potter-themed roller coaster -- on June 13. Two months later, Disney (NYSE: DIS) will debut its most ambitious expansion in two decades with Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Momentum matters as we head into the peak summer travel season, and on that front, we got a taste of how things played out last year when Themed […]

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Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE: WMS)Q4 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Advanced Drainage Systems' Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call. My name is Lindsey and I am your operator for today's call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a […]

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Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE: HRL)Q2 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Hormel Foods Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release Conference. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded, Thursday, May 23rd 2019.I would like to turn the […]

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Best Buy Co Inc (BBY) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY)Q1 2020 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to Best Buy's First Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this call is being recorded for […]

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Medtronic PLC (MDT) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT)Q4 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning. My name is Carol and I'll be your operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Medtronic Fourth Quarter Earnings Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, we will have a question-and-answer session. […]

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Sina Corporation (SINA) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Sina Corporation (NASDAQ: SINA)Q1 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the SINA's Earnings Conference Call for the First Quarter of 2019. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. There will be a presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) I must advise […]

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Oil Stocks Are Falling Today With Lower Oil Prices
What happened Shares of oil stocks are crashing today -- and it just so happens to coincide with a drop in oil prices. As of 10:30 a.m. EDT, the price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil is down 5.2% to $58.20, and that price drop is taking oil stocks with it. Here are some of the notable companies that are down significantly at the time of this writing: Company Subsector Stock Price Change Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE: DO) Offshore drilling rigs (9.6%) Nabors Industries (NYSE: […]

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Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE: SDLP)Q1 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 10:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood day, and welcome to the Seadrill Partners' First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator Instructions) Please note today's event is […]

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Seadrill Limited (SDRL) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Image source: The Motley Fool. Seadrill Limited (NYSE: SDRL)Q1 2019 Earnings CallMay 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to the Seadrill Limited Q1 Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator Instructions) Please note, this event is being recorded.I would […]

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