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President Trump extends social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Johnson & Johnson announces plans to begin human testing a coronavirus vaccine. The Justice Department signs off on the Raytheon and United Technologies merger. And a shareholder advisory firm recommends that Papa John’s gives Shaquille O’Neal the boot from its board. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about those stories and weighs in on big earnings from Cal-Maine, the nation’s largest egg producer and distributor.

Direct download: market_foolery_03_30_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Unemployment filings hit a new record. Groupon’s CEO and COO depart immediately. Cheesecake Factory shares rise after the CEO informs landlords the restaurant chain won’t be able to pay rent on April 1. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the potential for airlines to issue more stock.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_03.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Nike shares pop on strong 3rd-quarter sales. Winnebago’s 2nd-quarter revenue prompts the question: Will RV sales spike as Americans look to travel again on their own terms? Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Target’s suspension of guidance while March sales get off to a great start.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.25.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Stocks surge as Congress closes in on a 2 trillion-dollar stimulus deal. What will the deal mean for business and investors? Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles that question, weighs in on the postponement of the Summer Olympics, and talks about the future of live entertainment.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

The Federal Reserve announces additional measures to stabilize markets and the economy. How far will the Fed go? Could the Fed start buying stocks? Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about what the Fed move means for investors and weighs in on Amazon, Walmart, and the future of retail.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.23.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Ford Motor suspends its dividend sending the stock to its lowest point since 2009. Bill Barker analyzes the wisdom of the move and says to expect more companies to do the same. Plus we discuss a similar decision by Darden Restaurants, why the stock market is not as cheap as some may think, and whether buying shares of Clorox is a no-brainer for investors.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.19.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Congress works on a trillion-dollar stimulus package. Walmart hits an all-time high. Blue Apron doubles. And Boeing continues its decline. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline talks about those stories and weighs in on market volatility, the future of retail, and the future of the cruise industry.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.18.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Investors react to Monday’s 13% decline in the market. The Federal Reserve introduces emergency lending programs. And shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals rise after the biotech company announces that it aims to have a potential drug for COVID 19 ready for trials this summer. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and share his investing approach during these volatile times.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.17.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

The Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to zero and announced a $700 purchase of government and mortgage bonds. Despite that move the market fell 9% immediately at the open, triggering a circuit breaker. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross weighs in on the volatility in the market, what it means for housing, which industries investors should avoid, and where he’s looking for opportunities.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.16.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08pm EDT

The 11-year run of the bull market is officially over. Chris Hill shares some thoughts on investing, physical and mental wellbeing, and the writings of Thomas Paine.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.12.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

How does the business dating hold up in the new era of “social distancing”? Bill Mann analyzes the latest challenge for Match Group, as well as Pepsi’s $3.8 billion acquisition of Rockstar Energy. Plus, we discuss “ghost flights” in the UK and the immediate future of sporting events (and sports betting) in the U.S. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:48pm EDT

Stitch Fix shares fall 35% on disappointing 2nd-quarter results. Occidental Petroleum cuts its dividend 86%. Will other dividend payers follow suit? Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and weighs in on the latest announcements from the airline industry.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Mere minutes into the day, a circuit breaker halted trading on Wall Street. Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the pain of watching stocks fall, the importance of having cash, whether or not to refinance your mortgage, and the question that every investor needs to answer.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

Zoom Video’s 4th-quarter revenue grows 78%. Burlington Stores closes out the fiscal year with a strong holiday quarter, but guidance is cautious. American Eagle Outfitters posts record revenue but it doesn’t seem to matter. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the latest offerings in the Breakfast Wars. (Tangents include the writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hunter S. Thompson.) For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.05.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Starting with that declaration, Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the latest results from Campbell’s Soup and Brown-Forman, Robinhood’s 2-day outage, and whether there was any conspiracy at work with Disney’s recent CEO change.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Jim Gillies visits from Canada! We discuss why Etsy’s cash flow is one of the main reasons he likes the business, as well as the company he believes will buy Etsy in the next five years. Jim also shares three stocks (including Brookfield Asset Management and CRH Medical) from the Great White North that he likes.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.03.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Twitter shares rise on activist demands. Some members of the American Express sales team get an unflattering profile in The Wall Street Journal. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the relative merits of taking out a loan to invest in the stock market. For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.02.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Teladoc and Etsy pop more than 14% each on their latest 4th-quarter reports. Bill Barker analyzes both businesses, as well as the state of the gaming industry. Plus, we discuss Panera’s new monthly coffee subscription and Dunkin’s new bacon offering. (Tangents include “Cyber 5” and our recent trip to a casino.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT

Disney promotes Bob Chapek to CEO. Lowe’s slips on earnings. And Virgin Galactic loses some altitude. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and talk about the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Mastercard is getting a new CEO. Home Depot grows 4th-quarter profits. Shake Shack falls as 4th-quarter sales growth slows. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and shares 3 European stocks as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.25.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

The latest coronavirus headlines send the market down 3%. Healthcare analyst Shannon Jones discusses the news and shares why investors might want to keep their powder dry. She also shares four businesses (Inovio Pharmaceuticals, NanoViricides, Moderna Therapeutics, and Co-Diagnostics) that investors should keep an eye on. Plus, we get Shannon’s bull case for the XFL. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Morgan Stanley buys E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. Domino’s hits an all-time high on strong 4th-quarter results. L Brands looks to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret to a private equity firm. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares his memories of attending the US-USSR hockey game in 1980. (Tangents include candle scents, bravery on Wall Street, and the movie “Miracle”.) For a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.20.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

Garmin hits a 12-year high on earnings. Blue Apron explores strategic options in the wake of another disappointing quarter. And Groupon plummets as it attempts to refocus its business. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and weigh in on the stock market’s real worry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.19.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Walmart’s 4th-quarter miss reminded us of Target’s. Apple lowers guidance due to the ripple effects of coronavirus. Berkshire-Hathaway takes a stake in Kroger, sending shares of the grocery stock higher. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss our most recent stock transactions involving Tripadvisor and Bed Bath & Beyond.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Alibaba posts strong 3rd-quarter results. Tesla plans a $2 billion stock offering. Pepsi’s global organic growth highlights a solid 4th-quarter report. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and calls on Pepsi executives to bring Doritos Roulette to America!

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

Shopify soars on earnings. Lyft loses some speed. And Samsung unveils its Galaxy Z foldable smartphone. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss these stories and weigh in on CVS Health earnings.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.12.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

A federal judge signs off on Sprint’s $26 billion merger with T-Mobile, sending both stocks higher. Jim Mueller analyzes the news and what it means for both investors and customers. Plus, we look at Under Armour’s latest batch of woes, as well as ways to invest in renewable energy.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Restaurant Brands International’s latest quarter was highlighted by Popeye’s same-store sales growing 38%. (Yes, really.) Jason Moser analyzes the results, as well as Markel’s latest quarter.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore investing in buyout opportunities. 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Twitter’s stock jumps 17% on strong 4th-quarter user growth. Bill Barker analyzes the results and shares why Twitter’s ability to monetize user growth will be key in 2020. Plus, we discuss Peloton’s 3rd-quarter loss and an actual letter about Kellogg’s that we got in the mail! (Tangents include Summer Olympic-themed programming, Peloton’s TV commercial, and artisan pop-tarts.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.06.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Disney shows strength across the board in its 1st-quarter results, but Disney+ subscriber numbers are grabbing the headlines. Snap’s stock falls 10% on its first revenue miss in nearly two years. Chipotle posts impressive same-store sales numbers in the 4th quarter, so is that why they’re holding off on breakfast? Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her must-have item at Chipotle. Looking to get started investing? Nab a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit! Just click over to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.05.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Alphabet dips below the trillion-dollar market cap line, but the real story (for us) is the latest earnings report included the company breaking out YouTube’s revenue for the first time ever. Jason Moser analyzes Google’s parent company, as well as the latest results from SiriusXM and Ralph Lauren. Plus, we weigh in with our own thoughts about the Super Bowl ads.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.04.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Jeep puts a new twist on Groundhog Day. Google pulls on the heartstrings. Microsoft focuses on a first. And Amazon show us life before Alexa. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss this year’s Super Bowl commercials. And we talk about the latest developments with the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.03.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Tesla & Microsoft hit new all-time highs. Facebook sinks on margin concerns. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from these companies, and shares her pick for which one is the most attractively priced right now.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.30.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:31pm EDT

Apple’s latest quarter was a blockbuster. McDonald’s and Starbucks deliver earnings beats and warnings about China. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss shares of L Brands rising 13% on reports that its CEO might be leaving. (Tangents include the health benefits of coffee, what unicorns smell like, and the “Three Commas” club.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.29.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

McCormick slips on earnings. 3M announces layoffs. And Pfizer feels some pain. Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks China and the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.28.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

D.R. Horton’s stock hits a new all-time high after strong 1st-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes the prospects for the U.S. housing market. Then we discuss the coronavirus outbreak and its effect on consumer stocks like Starbucks, YUM Brands, Disney, and Booking Holdings. We also discuss whether it’s currently a threat to B2B stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Comcast’s 4th-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected. JetBlue, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all deliver 4th-quarter reports but two of them are still dealing with issues related to Boeing’s 737 Max. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the effect of a slowing global birthrate on Procter & Gamble’s latest quarterly results. (Tangents include the death of Mr. Peanut, Amazon having a commercial airline, and senior racquet sports.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.23.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Netflix added nearly 9 million subscribers in the 4th quarter, so why isn’t the stock moving higher? IBM’s stock gets a boost after quarterly sales rise for the first time in a year, but is it time for the CEO to go? Seth Jayson analyzes those stories, discusses the latest retail store closings, and shares why Lululemon is the one apparel stock he’s held onto.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Ray Dalio comes into the World Economic Forum in Davos with a hot take about getting off the sidelines and into the stock market. Jason Moser analyzes Dalio’s comments about stocks, gold, and Bitcoin. We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss which stocks we’d buy with $1,000 and which industries we avoid completely. Plus, Jason shares why he’s keeping his eyes on automotive software business Cerence this earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.21.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

The U.S. and China agree on a trade deal. Morgan Stanley reports big earnings. And Congress introduces legislation that could be a game changer for the cannabis industry. Analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks about a few stocks to watch in the wake of the trade agreement.


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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.16.2020_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Goldman Sachs balances strong 4th-quarter revenue with a billion-dollar legal tab. Target’s stock falls on disappointing holiday sales numbers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss four CEOs we’d shadow on the job (if they’d agree to it).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.15.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

It’s an all-finance episode, so it’s appropriate we have Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser in the studio! We discuss Wells Fargo’s 4th-quarter results, Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid, and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter to shareholders.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.14.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Five Below falls 15% after holiday sales come in lower than expected. Amazon squares off with PayPal over its acquisition Honey, the shopping rewards platform. Jim Mueller analyzes the latest in retail and payments. Plus, we discuss Morning Consult’s survey of the most trusted brands, including Amazon, Google, Netflix, Disney, PayPal, and the U.S. Postal Service!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.13.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Costco posts strong same-store sales numbers for December, while Bed Bath & Beyond’s 3rd-quarter results send the stock falling 20%. Abi Malin analyzes the latest in retail news. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss space tourism and answer the question, should you invest in something you have a gut feeling about?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Lennar, the #2 homebuilder in the U.S., closes out the fiscal year with a strong 4th quarter. Boeing’s stock falls in the wake of a deadly crash. Luckin Coffee announces a secondary offering and a move into vending machines. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, shares details about his recent trip to Australia, and discusses the new collective noun for economists.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.08.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

Pier 1 Imports falls 15% after announcing it will close roughly half of its locations. Bill Barker analyzes the challenges facing the home furnishings retailer. Every day Wall Street analysts issue upgrades and downgrades. We discuss why the price targets are the least important part of those reports.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Peter Lynch’s classic book “Beating The Street” and a Canadian burger chain.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

PayPal deepens its relationship with MercadoLibre. Jason Moser analyzes what it means for shareholders and what it bodes for Visa, Mastercard, and the future of cross-border payments. Plus, we discuss SmileDirectClub’s new partnership with Walmart, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski’s drive to improve corporate culture, and last night’s Golden Globe awards.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Given the great run in 2019 that Apple, Microsoft, and Match Group all had, are the stocks overvalued? Andy Cross weighs in on that, as well as a listener question about analyst upgrades. Plus, we share a few business observations from the holidays.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.02.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:55pm EDT

“Misery loves company” turns out to be one of those old sayings that’s true for a reason. Chris Hill wraps up 2019 with a few thoughts on his latest attempt on running a marathon (it didn’t end well), a wedding he attended recently, and why he believes both mindset and the company of investors will be more important than ever in 2020.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.31.2019_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Why was 2019 so rough for the cannabis industry? How can investors make better sense of the FDA approval process for drugmakers? Shannon Jones analyzes two of the most interesting industries for investors and shares what to watch in 2020 and beyond.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.30.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Entrepreneur, Aspen Institute fellow, and innovation evangelist Zia Zaman stopped by Fool HQ last month. Chris Hill talks with Zia about his path from Montreal to MIT to Singapore, as well as what investors can learn from ice hockey.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.26.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Chris Hill shares a few holiday wishes before turning the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.24.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

As we head to the end of 2019, we check in with Jason Moser to see how his “War on Cash” and “Health & Wellness” baskets of stocks performed. Plus, we marvel at Apple’s (and Tim Cook’s) performance in 2019 and wonder about Twitter’s prospects in 2020.

 

Holiday music - “Christmas in L.A.” by Vulfpeck

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.23.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The bonus episode that almost all of you didn’t ask for is back!  Chris Hill and Bill Barker are joined by their longtime friend and colleague from the Great White North, Jim Gillies!  Topics covered include Jim’s home in Guelph, Canada’s Mount Rushmore of comedy, Rocky Balboa ending the Cold War, a quick Canada-centric round of “Underrated/Overrated”, a not-very-quick conversation about “Star Wars”, and the track record of science fiction films’ predictions about the future.

Holiday music - “12 Days of Christmas” by Bob & Doug McKenzie

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.21.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Can Peleton and Planet Fitness succeed at the same time? Abi Malin analyzes the industry and shares why she believes Peleton doesn’t live up to the hype. Plus, she shares why investors might be overlooking Tradeweb Markets and why Amazon should be worth watching in 2020.

Holiday music - "Christmas Is Annoying" by Keb' Mo'

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.19.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

FedEx falls 9%, but just how bad was the quarter? The rise of General Mills continues to be fueled by pet food, but just how bright is the future? Bill Barker analyzes those companies and shares his thoughts on the year in investing. (Tangents include breakfast cereals, the importance of action in action movies, and yet another update on our upcoming “Apropos of Nothing” episode.)

Holiday music - “La Rama” by Los Lobos

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.18.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Boeing halts production of the 737 Max indefinitely, but how long will airlines like Southwest wait? Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond rise as Wall Street bets on the retailer’s new CEO. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how to deal with an overweighted portfolio.

 

Holiday music - “Santa's Got a Mean Machine” by JD McPherson

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.17.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

MJBizCon, the biggest cannabis conference in the world, took place last week in Las Vegas. Emily Flippen returns from the event to share the current state of the business, the most interesting highlights, the strangest thing she saw, and the most memorable meal she had.

 

Holiday music - “Sing it Now, Sing it Somehow” by The Flaming Lips

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.16.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT

Lululemon reports strong earnings but shares slip on concerns over future growth. And financial software maker bill.com makes a successful debut on Wall Street. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross discusses these stories and weighs in on the broader IPO market.

 

Holiday music - “You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” by Small Town Titans

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.12.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

Saudi Aramco becomes the biggest public company in the world after its IPO, but what will the next decade bring for the oil and gas industry? Bill Barker analyzes a disastrous day for specialty retail stocks Children’s Place and GameStop. Plus, we celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the iconic movie “Wall Street”.  (Tangents include an update on our Hallmark Christmas movie and fun ways to name conference rooms.)

 

Holiday music - “White Christmas” by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.11.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Stitch Fix’s stock rises 10% after the company broke even in the 1st quarter. Abi Malin analyzes the state of Stitch Fix, the latest results from online pet products retailer Chewy, and Upwork’s new CEO.

 

Holiday music - “Bad Kid” by JD McPherson

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.10.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

Netflix comes away with the most Golden Globe nominations in both the film and TV categories. Jason Moser analyzes the boost Netflix gets from the exposure, as well as Disney’s march to a record-shattering year at the box office. Plus, we share thoughts on the passing of former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and dip into the Fool Mailbag to debate large cap stocks vs. index funds.

Today's holiday music: "Sugar and Booze" by Ana Gasteyer

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United Airlines announces that CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down in May and will be replaced by United President Scott Kirby. Messaging platform Slack connects on earnings. And discount retailers Five Below and Dollar General report some healthy growth despite concerns over tariffs.

 

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Alphabet’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, take a step back from their duties and hand the reins to Sunder Pichai.  Meanwhile, Expedia’s CEO resigns after clashing with chairman Barry Diller. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Postmates’ missed opportunity to go public and Constellation Brands’ sale of Ballast Point Brewing. (Tangents include the awesomely-named “Kings & Convicts Brewing Company”, casting a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, and podcasts about candle scents.)

 

Holiday music: “Christmas All Over Again” by Puss N Boots

 

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Lands’ End pops 17% on surprising same-store sales growth. Bill Mann analyzes the apparel retailer’s brand strength and makes the case for it being acquired. We reflect on the passing of Mark Butler, CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss what to do with cash in your portfolio, whether Chesapeake Energy is a value play or value trap, and Giving Tuesday.

 

Holiday Music: “Santa Claus Blues” by Keb’ Mo’.

 

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Black Friday’s online sales set a new record, but Cyber Monday could be even higher. Gambling revenue in Macau fell in November, so why aren’t casino stocks falling as well? McDonald’s is testing out a new crispy chicken sandwich in two markets. How good does it need to be to get a national rollout? Dan Kline analyzes those stories and helps kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music.

 

Holiday Music: “If I Get Home on Christmas Day” by Letters to Cleo

 

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Best Buy rises on better-than-expected earnings and optimism over the holiday quarter. Alibaba has a big debut on the Hong Kong market. And CVS Health gets a big new investor. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and talk Dollar Tree and budget retail.

 

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Three deals in three different industries. Jason Moser analyzes LVMH buying Tiffany, Schwab and TD Ameritrade finalizing their paperwork, and eBay selling StubHub to Viagogo.  Plus, Jason shares a couple of last-minute cooking tips for Thanksgiving.

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Charles Schwab is reportedly buying TD Ameritrade for $26 billion. What does the deal mean for investors? for consumers? for the competition? Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush and Emily Flippen tackle those questions and weigh in on PayPal’s acquisition of Honey, Google Stadia’s sluggish start, and Macy’s retail woes.

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Target hits a new high after a fantastic 3rd-quarter report. Bill Mann reflects on the leadership of Target CEO Brian Cornell and shares why he thinks Target is still a buy at this price. Plus, we discuss Lowe’s latest results, the upcoming IPO of Saudi Aramco, and the precise location of America’s Midwest. (To get 50% off our flagship Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

 

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The problem with Home Depot’s latest quarter?  Shrink.  Bill Barker explains the very real challenge retailers face with shrink. Plus, we discuss Kohl’s rough 3rd-quarter report and Roku’s plan to sell one million shares of stock. (Tangents include fictional companies, where the Midwest actually begins, and a preview of our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.)

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John Legere is stepping down as CEO of T-Mobile, leaving a tough act to follow for his successor. Jason Moser analyzes Legere’s potential next act as well as the prospects for shareholders. A survey of wealthy investors shows skepticism for 2020 and a surprisingly large amount of cash on the sidelines. Dunkin’ Brands is ditching Styrofoam coffee cups and putting money behind a marketing campaign banning “double-cupping”. We discuss those stories and dip into the Fool Mailbag for news on the war on cash, soda comparisons, and an update on our swag shop!

 

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Scott Phillips, host of “Motley Fool Money” in Australia, stops by the studio to analyze the rise of Apple, Google, and Microsoft in his home country. He discusses two popular tech trends Down Under, and shares why U.S. investors might want to put Treasury Wine Estates on their watch lists.  Did you know you can listen to the Australian version of “Motley Fool Money” every week?  Just click the links below to subscribe (for free!) on these apps:

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Disney Plus made its debut on Tuesday. What will Disney’s new streaming service mean for Netflix and the competition? Motley Fool analysts Tim Beyers and Emily Flippen talk Disney Plus and give their take on Google checking accounts and Burger King’s Rebel Whopper.

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Advance Auto Parts posted its 6th consecutive quarter of sales growth, so why is the stock falling? Snap unveils the newest version of its Spectacles, but are they worth $380? Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and discusses the prospect of investing in multiple index funds.

 

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Alibaba’s in the spotlight as Singles Day hits a record $38 billion in sales. Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of investing in China’s biggest ecommerce company.  Apple’s new credit card gets attention from regulators while the company’s augmented reality headset gets a pushed-back launch date.  Plus, how should you prepare for the next market downturn?

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11.11.2019.mp3
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Shares of Roku tumble on earnings. The video streaming company reported a 50% increase in revenue but losses more than doubled. Should Amazon buy Roku? Analysts Jason Moser and Emily Flippen tackle that question and weigh in on earnings from Expedia, Trip Advisor, Square, and Baidu.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Papa John’s stock rises on surprising same-store sales growth. CVS Health continues to transform its business, while Capri Holdings continues to struggle. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares why luxury fashion is such a challenging business. (To get 50% off our flagship investing service, Stock Advisor, just go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

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Uber loses a billion dollars in the 3rd quarter. Shake Shack’s same-store sales come in a half-percent lower than expected, and investors punish the stock. Peloton Interactive issues its first report (and first loss) as a public company. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and recommends a few books to read.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11.05.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

The SEC and U.S. Dept. of Justice team up to investigate Under Armour’s accounting practices. McDonald’s fires CEO Steve Easterbrook due to “poor judgment” in a consensual relationship with an employee.  Jason Moser analyzes those stories, mulls the future of both businesses, and weighs in on what Berkshire-Hathaway should do with its record $128 billion in cash on the balance sheet.  

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Apple’s iPhone revenue is higher than expected, but it’s the services division that deserves your attention. Facebook posts record revenue in the 3rd quarter. And did Etsy’s latest results really warrant a 15% selloff?  Andy Cross analyzes those stories and shares his picks for overrated and underrated Halloween candies.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10.31.2019.mp3
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Barbie does the heavy lifting (once again) in Mattel’s 3rd quarter pushing the stock up 17%. AMD’s 3rd-quarter coincides with the 5-year anniversary of Lisa Su becoming CEO of the company. Bill Mann discusses Su being the driving force behind AMD’s stock rising over 1,000% during that time. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and Bill shares why Nestle’s Crunch bars are overrated and Bit-O-Honeys are underrated.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

Alphabet falls slightly on lower 3rd-quarter profits. Texas Roadhouse’s stock pops 20% on strong 3rd-quarter results. And GrubHub sinks more than 40% after a disastrous report comes with a warning from the CEO about “promiscuous” customers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are overrated and Candy Corn is underrated. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

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Microsoft wins a $10 billion Pentagon contract. Tiffany entertains a $14.5 billion takeover offer. And Spotify reports a surprise profit. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on underrated and overrated Halloween candy.

 

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Microsoft shares rise after a strong 4th quarter, so why are some people disappointed in the cloud division?  Seth Jayson analyzes Mr. Softy’s results, as well as the latest quarters from Twitter and iRobot. Plus, we look ahead to next week’s public market debut of Virgin Galactic, the first stock in the category of space tourism.  And with a 100% chance of rain forecast for Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon, Seth offers Chris a few survival tips.

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Nike CEO Mark Parker steps down, with John Donahoe stepping down as ServiceNow CEO to replace Parker. Jim Mueller analyzes the move, and the timing of the announcement coming so close to Under Armour’s CEO news. Plus, we discuss Chipotle’s latest results, where future growth will come from, and WeWork’s admission that it was about to run out of cash.

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Biogen rises on news that it plans to file for FDA approval of its Alzheimers drug, Aducanumab. Under Armour gets a new CEO. And Hasbro tumbles on tariff trouble. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle those stories and weigh in on the relative merits of Monopoly and Mr. Potato Head.

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Boeing’s stock falls 10% in the wake of a damaging report regarding its knowledge of 737 Max problems in 2016. Goldman Sachs warns clients that stock buyback plans are on the decline. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and the potential ripple effects for investors. Plus, Dunkin’ announces a national rollout of its Beyond Sausage sandwich much sooner than anticipated.

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Netflix sees “modest headwinds” ahead, but shares rise on strong 3rd-quarter international growth. IBM suffers its 5th straight quarter of declining sales. Can anything save Big Blue?  Bill Mann analyzes those stories, shares his view of the latest news on Brexit, and sounds the alarm bell whisky tariffs.

 

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Bank of America and United Arlines both see their stocks rise on better-than-expected 3rd-quarter results.  Jason Moser analyzes the strengths (and challenges) of both businesses.  Plus, we discuss the September retail sales report and ripple effects as retailers prepare for the holidays. 

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JPMorgan Chase reports record revenues while Goldman Sachs disappoints.

UnitedHealth Group rises on healthy earnings. And Walmart kicks off its straight-to-fridge delivery service. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the plusses and minuses of in-home delivery.

 

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It’s Mailbag Monday! On a slow-ish news day MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the relative risk of growth stocks in the current market, as well as the top reasons new investors quit the stock market. Plus, we discuss the weekend box office results and preview earnings season.  (Tangents include “The Addams Family”, the baseball playoffs, “12 Angry Men”, and an under-the-radar tourist attraction in Philadelphia.)

 

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Embattled retailer Bed Bath & Beyond gets a new CEO and the stock rises 20%. Can retail veteran Mark Tritton turn BBBY into a winner?  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the opportunities and challenges he faces. Plus, we discuss Delta Air Lines’ 3rd-quarter results and reverse stock splits. Tangents include the Washington Nationals advancing in the MLB playoffs, Portland Oregon’s strength as a coffee hub, and Wawa.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

 

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The Nobel Prize in chemistry generates some electricity. American Airlines deals with turbulence over the 737 Max. And PayPal writes down an Uber investment. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories and debate the merits of no-frills airlines.

 

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Domino’s delivers lower-than-expected results in the 3rd quarter.  Is the run over for one of the hottest stocks of the past decade? Helen of Troy isn’t a household name, but it probably should be.  2nd-quarter profits and revenue came in higher than expected for the home & beauty products company.  And with trading commissions at $0, does DRIP investing make sense anymore?  Ron Gross analyzes those topics and gives a preview of Thursday’s live Q&A on YouTube. (It’s free to subscribe to The Motley Fool’s channel. Just go to www.youtube.com/TheMotleyFool and click the subscribe button!)

 

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Unilever, the $130 billion consumer goods company, announced a pledge to cut its use of new plastics in half by 2025. Seth Jayson analyzes how the move could benefit the environment as well as Unilever’s shareholders, and shares why packaging company AptarGroup is worth keeping an eye on. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to search for inexpensive industries and discuss whether pursuing a finance degree in college is still a good option.

 

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Pepsi rises on earnings. Constellation Brands sells off on concerns over Canopy Growth. And Uber introduces a new app. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and weighs in on the relative merits of Coca-Cola, RC Cola, and Mellow Yellow. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.) 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm EDT

Shares of Stitch Fix tumble on earnings and a lower-than-expected forecast for the current quarter. And Facebook deals with concerns over its crypto plans. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and discuss big news from the World Trade Organization.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:34pm EDT

Shares of Charles Schwab tumble after the brokerage announces that it’s eliminating online trading commissions for U.S. stocks, ETFs, and options. And shares of McCormick rise after the spice maker delivers some spicy earnings. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen talk about what those stories means for investors and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about the future of U.S. exchange-listed Chinese companies.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

Forever 21 declares bankruptcy.  Blackstone Group and Colony Capital agree to a $5.9 billion deal that demonstrates two very different real estate visions at work. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss strategies for rolling over a 401(k).

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Fitness company Peloton goes public. McDonald’s tests a Beyond Meat burger. And e-cigarette maker Juul makes some big changes. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen weigh in on those stories and talk about the future of Altria.

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We wrapped up our 3-day member event by recording in front of a live audience! Ron Gross and Jason Moser share insights from the conference, including why they’re not interested in Uber or crypto, and the two trends they believe will surprise investors in the next 6 months. Plus, we share our thoughts on Zoom Video CEO Eric Yuan, the streaming wars, and more.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

WeWork’s CEO reportedly agrees to step down. AutoZone falls 5% despite a strong 4th-quarter report. CarMax’s 2nd-quarter results are good-not-great. And Tesla faces a new legal challenge. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and reflects on BlackBerry’s huge drop in this special episode recorded on location in Washington, DC.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

We dip into the Fool Mailbag to take on queries about knowing when to reallocate, how many stocks are too many, and the wisdom of buying a “dividend aristocrat” ETF.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker answers those questions, plus we revisit the topic of overrated tourist attractions.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Airbnb announces its plan to go public. Datadog, a data analytics company, turns down Cisco Systems’ offer of $7 billion in favor of an IPO. Microsoft raises its quarterly dividend and announces a $40 billion stock buyback plan. Aaron Bush analyzes those stories and shares why Arcade, Apple’s new video game subscription service, could end up being the biggest service the company offers.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

FedEx stock falls 13%, the worst day in over a decade. Emily Flippen analyzes why this isn’t a buying opportunity just yet. Pet food retailer Chewy posts its 1st report as a public company. And General Mills gets a boost from (surprise) its pet division.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

WeWork tables its IPO. 3G Capital sells 25 million shares of Kraft Heinz. Will Berkshire-Hathaway follow suit? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories. Plus, we discuss the forecast for holiday retail sales and debate the odds of “unprecedented uncertainty”.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP and Halliburton were just some of the oil stocks rising today. Jason Moser analyzes the energy landscape and shares why he’s still not a big fan of oil stocks in the long run. Plus, we discuss a surprising upgrade for Uber and Lyft, as well as the implications of Accenture’s new report on the banking industry.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09.16.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

British American Tobacco cuts jobs. The FDA cracks down on flavored e-cigarettes. Groupon is reportedly looking into acquiring Yelp. Bill Mann and MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyze those stories, give a shout-out to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and reminisce about the late T. Boone Pickens. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

GameStop stock comes close to an all-time low as 2nd-quarter results were awful. Bill Mann analyzes the damage and shares a bright spot for investors seeking one. Plus, we discuss Dave & Buster’s 2nd quarter results, and upcoming IPOs from Peleton and (maybe?) WeWork.  (To see our live Q&A on Thursday afternoon go to www.YouTube.com/TheMotleyFool.)

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Moody’s downgrades Ford’s credit rating to junk status. What does the news mean for Ford and investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen talk about the road ahead for Ford. Plus, we discuss the latest from China-based travel company Ctrip and dig into Wendy’s big breakfast plans.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Discount retailer Fred’s files Chapter 11 and continues the trend of retail stores closing. Dan Kline analyzes the landscape and shares why bricks-and-mortar stores aren’t dead. The start of the NFL season portends good things for Pizza Hut and parent company YUM Brands. And Starbucks gears up to open its biggest location ever in Chicago later this fall. Plus, we discuss The Motley Fool’s newest venture, the Soapbox Financial Network.  (Learn more at www.soapbox.com.)

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Recording at FinCon 2019, Chris Hill talks with Robert Farrington, expert in student loan debt and founder of TheCollegeInvestor.com.  They discuss the scene at FinCon, how Robert got started investing, the rise of student loan debt in America and solutions that people can take advantage of.  Plus, as a native of San Diego Robert offers a few recommendations for anyone visiting “America’s Finest City”. (Big thanks to NEFE, the National Endowment for Financial Education for sponsoring live podcasting at FinCon19!)

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:31pm EDT

Tesla gets closer to unveiling its pickup truck. Should investors be excited? Should Ford be afraid? Will consumers buy an electric pickup? Analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller talk Tesla and trucks. Plus, we discuss antitrust probes into Google and cheaper iPhones from Apple.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Ulta Salon’s stock fell 30% in two days. Just how bad was that guidance, anyway?? Jason Moser analyzes Ulta’s drop and shares why he thinks the business is still in good shape. Once everyone’s gotten to a safe place, how should investors think about Hurricane Dorian? Plus, we discuss the rise of sports betting, potential winners in this young-ish industry, and the name of Jason’s fantasy football team.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:58pm EDT

Altria and Philip Morris discuss getting back together. KFC goes beyond fried chicken. And connected fitness company Peloton files to go public.  Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories.

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Direct download: 20190828_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

An Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for the company’s role in the state's opioid crisis. The state of Oklahoma had sought more than 17 billion dollars in damages and shares of Johnson & Johnson were up on the verdict. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss the future of Johnson & Johnson, Papa John’s new CEO, and Costco’s China debut.

Direct download: 20190827_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

Disney and Target team up on a partnership that will include Disney stores inside some Target locations. Tesla reportedly accelerates its price hikes in China. And new concerns emerge about the long-term effects of vaping. Analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on overvalued and undervalued Disney characters. 

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Direct download: 20190826_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

Nordstrom stock pops 14% after 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected.  Dick’s Sporting Goods posts a good 2nd-quarter report, but does the future of sports retailers belong to businesses that focus on a single sport?  Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Apple’s new credit card. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer investing advice for a soon-to-be uncle.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

Direct download: 20190822_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Target has its best day ever, as Lowe’s stock rises 10% on a strong 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes both retailers and shares why he thinks one is pricier than the other. Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss market timing and 401k investing.

Direct download: 20190821_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT

Home Depot stock rises despite lowering guidance for the full year. Emily Flippen analyzes how Home Depot was able to increase average ticket despite lumber prices continuing to fall. Baidu’s stock rises after the “Google of China” beats low expectations. We discuss the latest results from iQiyi (the “Netflix of China), SINA, and Weibo. Plus, Emily shares three video-streaming stocks from China that she likes right now.

Direct download: 20190820_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Estee Lauder hits a new all-time high after a strong 4th-quarter report. Abi Malin analyzes the appeal of the surprisingly underfollowed business. Plus, we discuss WeWork’s upcoming IPO and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: 08192019_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Walmart’s stock rises after a good/very good 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes the role of groceries in the retail giant’s success. Tapestry (aka, parent company of Coach and Kate Spade) shares fall 20% after a bad 4th quarter and disappointing guidance. Plus, we discuss Wednesday’s live Q&A on YouTube, complete with stock ideas for anyone looking to invest in artificial intelligence or augmented reality.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.15.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

Macy’s stock falls 15% on a terrible 2nd-quarter report. Jason Moser analyzes the damage and concludes Macy’s might actually be a value play at this point. Luckin Coffee, the coffee start-up in China, issues its first quarterly report as a public company. Plus, we take a peak at WeWork’s filing to go public.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.14.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT

Constellation Brands is selling its Canadian whiskey portfolio. Verizon is selling Tumblr. Jason Moser analyzes the deals as we discuss the challenge of keeping a leading business in the lead. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Advance Auto Parts, the impact of tariffs on our daily investing experience, and an early report on Chick-fil-A’s mac & cheese sales!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.13.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

CBS and Viacom are finalizing their merger agreement, but how much demand will there be for the resulting entity? Dan Kline analyzes the latest entry into the video streaming wars. Plus, we discuss the latest earnings from Sysco Corp. (not Cisco Systems) and the newest offering from Chick-fil-A.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.12.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Shares of Roku surge on a better-than-expected quarterly loss for the video streaming platform. MercadoLibre rises on strong growth in its marketplace and payments businesses. And Jack In The Box pops on strong earnings. Motley Fool analyst Jim Mueller discusses those stories. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.08.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Shares of Disney fall on earnings. It in its earnings call, Disney announced it will offer a bundle of its three streaming services — Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ — for $12.99 a month, the same price as Netflix’s most popular plan. Will the Disney bundle be a game changer? Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser tackles that question and weighs in on earnings from CVS and Lumber Liquidators.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.07.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

So how are YOU doing after the worst day of the year for stocks?  In an attempt to provide a little perspective for investors, Chris Hill shares stories from one of his favorite movies and his recent trip to Maine.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.06.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter profits drop 11%, but it’s the cash hoard that interests us.  Shares of Tyson Foods hit an all-time high after strong 3rd-quarter profits.  And what will Altria Group look like in ten years?  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes these stories and more.  (Tangents include the Liberty Bell, overrated landmarks, the rise of the New York Yankees, and the fall of the Boston Red Sox.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.05.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Fitbit cuts guidance after its latest quarterly report and shares hit an all-time low. Aaron Bush analyzes the lone bright spot on Fitbit’s balance sheet, but this may be the beginning of the end.  Shares of data analytics software company Alteryx rise another 10%, while shares of medical device maker Abiomed fall more than 20%. Plus, we discuss the current landscape of esports and potential investments in this growing industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.01.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Apple shares rise after 3rd-quarter profits come in higher than expected, despite iPhone revenue falling. Spotify continues to add paid subscribers, but shares are basically flat since going public. And online education company 2U has a disastrous 2nd-quarter report, leading shares to fall 60%. Alise Montgomery and Greg Bechtel analyze those stories and share why they’re keeping a close eye on Smartsheet and Revolve Group.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.31.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Under Armour sinks as North American sales head south. MFAM Funds Chief Investment Officer Bryan Hinmon shares a couple of silver linings in Under Armour’s cloudy report. Meanwhile, shares of Procter & Gamble hit a new high as the consumer products giant continues to do more with less. Trex Company may not be a household name, but a short squeeze is sending shares of the outdoor deck company up 16%. Plus, we share tips and recommendations for visiting Colorado and Asheville, NC.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.30.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Rewards programs can benefit consumers, but how they are managed can determine how much they benefit retailers. Emily Flippen analyzes the way not all loyalty programs are the same as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we discuss how investors can research and evaluate company management and give a preview of Beyond Meat’s earnings after the closing bell today.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.29.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Facebook’s 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Tesla shares fall 13% on a disappointing 2nd-quarter report. And American Airlines and Southwest Airlines continue to feel the impact of grounding the Boeing 737 Max planes in their respective fleets. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on the current state of the video streaming wars.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.25.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Snap loses money in the 2nd quarter, but not as much as expected so shares rise 16%. With a stock that has basically tripled in 2019, has Snap turned a corner? Abi Malin analyzes the digital space and shares why she thinks Snap’s rise is due to the company being oversold last year. Plus, we discuss Chipotle’s latest stellar quarter and Visa’s steady march to being a $400 billion dollar company. 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.24.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:48pm EDT

Coca-Cola’s 2nd-quarter profits (and raised guidance) push the stock to a new all-time high. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes how coffee is behind Coke’s strong results. Hasbro hits a new high after another Marvel-infused quarter, while Harley-Davidson’s 2nd-quarter profits fall nearly 20%. Plus, we discuss board games (sort of) and producer Dan Boyd shares his recent experience buying a motorcycle.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.23.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Etsy buys Reverb, a marketplace for music gear, for $275 million.  Jason Moser analyzes why Etsy paid a good price and how investors should evaluate the success of the deal.  Plus, we discuss Equifax’s fine, Microsoft’s stellar 4th-quarter report, and why Aaron Bush is a good follow on Twitter.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.22.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT

Over the next two weeks more than 1,600 companies will report earnings. Jason Moser analyzes what investors should be watching and listening for when Chipotle, PayPal, Facebook, Under Armour, and Boston Beer share their latest results.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.18.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

2nd-quarter profits for United Airlines soar 50% higher than a year ago. Neuralinke, Elon Musk’s neurotechnology start-up, moves a step closer to chip implants in human brains. The Emmy Award nominations paint a bleaker picture for traditional TV networks. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and provides a preview of GrubHub’s upcoming earnings report.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.17.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

Domino’s drops on disappointing earnings and expansion concerns. Wells Fargo slips on low interest rates. And Blue Apron adds Beyond Meat. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and share some cooking tips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.16.2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Citigroup’s 2nd-quarter results come in higher than expected. The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly approved a $5 billion fine for Facebook.  Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we discuss the business ripple effects of Amazon’s Prime Day.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.15.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

Delta Air Lines posts record revenue in the 2nd quarter as shares close in on an all-time high. Bed Bath & Beyond hits a new 52-week low, but Bill Mann shares why he doesn’t think it’s beyond saving (yet). Plus, we discuss Amazon’s plan to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce and open up a package from a longtime listener.

Direct download: 20190711_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT

McDonald’s franchisees in the U.S. want a premium chicken sandwich to be the company’s top priority. Pepsi’s snack division continues to drive the stock. CVS expands MinuteClinic virtual visits to 8 new states. Lady Gaga teams up with Amazon for a line of beauty products. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to look at the current state of the Battle For The Living Room.

 

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Direct download: 20190710_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Has Apple lost its edge? Will Disney find magic with streaming? Can Microsoft continue its comeback? And when it comes to IPOs, is it really 1999 all over again? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers tackles those questions as he reviews the first half of 2019. Tim shares some overlooked stories, hot IPOs, emerging trends, stock market disappointments, and stock market surprises.

 

Direct download: 20190709_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

The U.S. women’s team wins the World Cup. Boeing loses a big order. Deutsche Bank makes some big layoffs. And a recent cybersecurity IPO continues to rally. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers discusses those stories and weighs in on a possible partnership between Google and DISH. 

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Direct download: 20190708_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

What happens when a company you own stock in is hit with a class action lawsuit? We dip into the Fool Mailbag with MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker to discuss that topic, as well as P/E multiples and the latest surprising health study about coffee.

Direct download: 20190702_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Time to rebalance? Is cash building up in your portfolio? Ron Gross shares some tips for investors doing a mid-year review of their stock holdings. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the prospects of profit-taking, as well as where investors can find good research.

Direct download: 20190628_MarketFoolery_MondayJuly1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Rite Aid is hanging on for dear life after a 1st-quarter loss, while McCormick rises after raising earnings guidance.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares key takeaways for investors. Plus, shares of Howard Hughes Corp. rise more than 30% after the company hires bankers to explore “strategic alternatives”.  We discuss the potential outcomes and the life of Howard Hughes.

Direct download: 20190627_marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

General Mills slips on weakness in its snacks business. FedEx warns that trade disputes and an economic slowdown have created “significant uncertainty” for FedEx Express. And Netflix announces that The Office is leaving in 2021. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross digs into those stories and weighs in on underrated and overrated cereals.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.26.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

AbbVie buys Allergan for $63 billion in cash and stock. Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of the deal. Warren Buffett denies any tension between Berkshire-Hathaway and 3G Capital but, would anyone blame him if there was tension? Plus, Jason shares highlights from his trip to Costa Rica and five stock ideas the trip inspired.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.25.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

Eldorado buys Caesars Entertainment to create the largest owner & operator of casinos in the U.S. Dan Kline analyzes the hidden value in the deal and why he believes it will pay off down the line. Plus, we discuss the current state of the burger industry and the “disappointing” weekend at the box office for Toy Story 4.

 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.24.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Slack makes its debut as a public company. Will the cloud-based collaboration platform make it rain for investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question and discuss interest rates, Olive Garden, and the future of Google.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.20.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Adobe’s 2nd-quarter revenue rose 25% sending shares higher. Winnebago’s 3rd-quarter report showed improving margins. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as the on-again-off-again deal between Mattel and MGA Entertainment. Plus, we look forward to this weekend’s opening of “Toy Story 4.”

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.19.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Facebook unveils its new digital currency. Sotheby’s goes private. And a new bill on Capitol Hill aims to level the playing field for investors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, as well as the latest food business in Germany and a surprising liquor story from Canada.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.18.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Pfizer buys Array Biopharma for $11.4 billion, sending shares of Array up 57%. Ron Gross analyzes the acquisition spree among big pharmaceutical companies. Target has a massive outage over the weekend, but we still have a few more questions about why. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the latest news from Papa John’s.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.17.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Lululemon athletica and RH both rise on strong 1st-quarter reports, but MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker is more bullish on one than the other.  Plus, Suntrust and BB&T unveil the name of their recently-merged $66 billion bank and it’s……Truist??? We share our reactions, as well as the business case against the new name. (Tangents include competitive yoga, why the Stanley Cup is the best trophy in North American sports, and how the classic movie “This Is Spinal Tap” relates to the 6th-largest bank in the U.S.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.13.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Dave & Buster’s misses quarterly earnings by one penny and shares drop 22%. Seth Jayson analyzes why a new multi-year low isn’t enough to get him interested in this stock. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s annual meeting, TheStreet.com leaving the public markets, and a preview of Lululemon athletica’s upcoming earnings report.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.12.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

Casey’s General Stores hits a new all-time high after blowout 4th-quarter earnings.  Bill Mann analyzes how Casey’s is quietly a threat to McDonald’s. Plus, we discuss Foxconn’s potential move out of China, Wells Fargo’s challenge to find a new CEO, and highlights from FoolFest 2019.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

United Technologies and Raytheon combine forces to form the second largest aerospace and defense company in the U.S. Salesforce.com buys Tableau Software. Video conferencing technology company Zoom continues its rise. And Canadian cannabis producer Tilray surges on good news.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

GameStop shares fell nearly 40% this morning. Can anything save the video game retailer? Jason Moser analyzes prospects for survival. Plus, we discuss Salesforce.com’s strong 1st-quarter report, augmented reality takeaways from Apple’s WWDC, and share a preview of this year’s FoolFest.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Box (cloud storage) and Lands’ End (apparel) are two very different businesses, but what do they have in common?  Both are looking like potential buyout opportunities. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest quarterly results from Box, Lands’ End and Tiffany. Plus, we celebrate the state of California coming to its collective good senses regarding the health merits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

The U.S. Department of Justice is going to have a few questions for the folks at Google. Emily Flippen analyzes whether Alphabet should pre-emptively spin off a business and prospects for the stock. Nestle gears up to launch the “Awesome Burger” in the U.S. Plus, Emily shares a couple of stocks she’s going to be focusing on at our upcoming “FoolFest 2019” event and we preview our YouTube Live Q&A!

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Direct download: 20190603_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Greg Fitzsimmons is one of the most popular stand-up comedians in America.  Having played in clubs all over the country, Greg has also produced stand-up specials for Netflix and Comedy Central and won multiple Daytime Emmy Awards as a writer on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” He’s also the host of the popular and long-running comedy podcast “Fitzdog Radio”.  In this conversation we discuss the business of comedy, the impact of Netflix, the role of social media, what makes a good comedian, and the worst heckle Greg ever received. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_31_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Dollar Tree and Dollar General report solid 1st quarters. Both stocks rise, with Dollar General’s hitting a 52-week high. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes how both retailers have steadily grown their businesses. Movado Group, on the other hand, is hitting a 52-week low because luxury watches just aren’t selling like they used to. Plus, Bill shares a few things he observed at a recent investment conference in Singapore. (Tangents include great luxury watch scenes in “Trading Places” and “Doctor Strange”, and this weekend’s bonus interview with comedian Greg Fitzsimmons!)

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Direct download: 20190530_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Canada Goose and Abercrombie & Fitch fall 25% after their latest quarterly reports, but Seth Jayson thinks one of those is an overreaction. It’s a retail-heavy show as we discuss those companies and the treading-water existence of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Plus, Seth shares some helpful tips for working out in hot weather.

 

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Direct download: 20190530_MF_ReUpload_Use.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Global Payments merges with Total System Services on an all-stock deal worth $21.5 billion. Jason Moser analyzes the deal and shares why Global Payments’ margin for error is getting smaller. Plus, we discuss why Citigroup bailed on the Apple credit card, Facebook’s plans for crypto, and the surprisingly big weekend “Aladdin” had at the box office.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Best Buy falls on guidance while L Brands soars after beating very low expectations. Ron Gross analyzes the retail landscape, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to share experiences getting caught in a value trap. Plus, with the start of summer grilling season this weekend, we offer a few tips to make your summer more delicious.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Target pops on earnings thanks to strong same-store sales growth. Nordstrom plummets on slowing sales and problems with its loyalty program. And Lowe’s gets hammered after cutting its full-year forecast. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser tackle those stories and discuss the future of retail.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:06pm EDT

Matt Koppenheffer returns after a far-too-long absence from the studio to share his thoughts on Warren Buffett in the wake of Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest annual meeting. Ascena Retail Group brings a merciless end to the Dressbarn era by announcing the closure of 650 stores, which triggers an ominous statistic for traditional bricks-and-mortar retail. Plus, Matt discusses his work at MyWalletHero (www.mywallethero.com) and why he’s excited about Beyond Meat’s recent IPO.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans to recommend approval of the $26.5 billion-dollar merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. Dan Kline analyzes the future of telecom in a post-merger world. CBS offers to buy Starz from Lionsgate Entertainment in an attempt to add content to its streaming service. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss, for the first time in a long time, Cisco Systems, as well as how HBO plans to compete now that “Game Of Thrones” is over.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing bonus episode!  Hang on as longtime Fool Roger Friedman returns to join MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker and Chris Hill to discuss the relative importance of Roman numerals, cursive writing, and knowing how to drive a stick-shift.  We share summer jobs we had as kids, cities that surprised us (in a good way) and which liquor brands we’d put on Mount Rushmore.  We also discuss “Avengers: Endgame” [SPOILERS], which great movies Roger hasn’t seen yet, and the amazing game producer Dan Boyd used to play with his father. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_18_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Walmart’s stock approaches an all-time high after same-store sales growth in the 1st quarter was the strongest in nearly a decade.  Seth Jayson analyzes Walmart’s ability to steadily improve e-commerce sales. SpaceX gets ready to launch satellites with an aim towards building a high-speed internet network. And with Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest 13-F filing, we discuss Warren Buffett and his team buying Amazon, selling Phillips 66, and trimming its position in Southwest Airlines.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

E-commerce giant Alibaba posted strong 4th-quarter results. So why isn’t the stock moving? Emily Flippen analyzes the report and shares why she thinks Alibaba has a lot of runway ahead of it.  We discuss the latest quarterly reports from Tilray and Aurora Cannabis, and Emily warns investors to look beyond pure-play marijuana producers. Plus, with Tim Horton’s adding Beyond Meat options to its menu we debate the future of the meat-substitute industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT

Walmart announces free next-day delivery on its most popular items. Disney takes control of Hulu. And Ralph Lauren reports some unfashionable numbers for North America. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and weighs in on the future of NBC’s streaming service.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

The Supreme Court rules 5-4 that a lawsuit against how Apple manages its App store can proceed. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the potential damage. Plus, we discuss Uber’s 2nd day of trading, how the latest in the US-China trade war is affecting the market, and Bed Bath & Beyond’s sudden need for a new CEO.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

Shares of Roku surge on earnings. The video streaming device company added more than 2 million subscribers but is not profitable. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss the future of Roku, weigh in on earnings from Disney and Etsy, and talk about the potential for a Facebook break-up.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Match Group shares hit an all-time high after a stellar 1st-quarter report. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Match Group’s growing strength and how crucial Tinder is to the business. Lyft shares hit a new low after its first-ever quarterly report features a loss of over $1 billion. Wendy’s and Papa John’s produce similar 1st-quarter reports in that both chains are facing challenges (albeit different ones). Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of MarketFoolery!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Tyson Foods gets ready to take on Beyond Meat. Emily Flippen analyzes the future of plant-based meat substitutes and shares why even free beer promotions won’t help SeaWorld Entertainment in a meaningful way. Plus, we discuss Planet Fitness’ plan to open 225 new gyms this year and how they’ve sustained 12 straight years of sales growth.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Now that the dust has settled from Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting, Kraft Heinz would like to restate some earnings and Warren Buffett would like to remind Elon Musk about the relative difficulty of the insurance industry. Jason Moser analyzes why Kraft Heinz has more problems that its accounting and why Tesla’s new business is facing challenges. Starbucks got some surprising publicity that it couldn’t have bought if it wanted to. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the downside of index funds.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Under Armour rises on strong international sales. Fitbit scores with its smartwatches. Eventbrite tumbles on growing losses. And Tesla raises more money. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and talk Square and the war on cash.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

Apple’s latest quarter (and dividend hike) were enough to push the company’s market cap over $1 trillion again. Aaron Bush analyzes how Apple’s focus on its services division is going. Shopify’s shares rise 10% after 1st-quarter revenue growth impresses Wall Street. Plus, we share takeaways from Facebook’s developer conference and marvel and how Yum China increased sales at its KFC locations.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_01_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

Alphabet’s ad revenue growth slows down in the 1st quarter and $70 billion gets shaved off the company’s market cap. General Electric shares rise after the company loses less money than expected. McDonald’s and Texas Roadhouse post similar same-store sales growth in their respective 1st quarters, but only McDonald’s sees its stock rise. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why McDonald’s decisions around bacon and donut fries paid off. Plus, we preview our next “Apropos Of Nothing” episode!

(If you have random topics to suggest for the episode please email us: marketfoolery@fool.com).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_30_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

With an opening weekend record $1.2 billion in box office receipts, “Avengers: Endgame” not only rules the movie industry but also sets Disney up for the launch of Disney+ and higher sales in its consumer products division. Spotify hits 100 million paying subscribers. And 1st-quarter results for Restaurant Brands International were affected by weather. (Yes, really.) Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares what she’ll be watching when Alphabet reports after the closing bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_29_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Facebook posts record profits in the 1st quarter, while Microsoft’s 3rd-quarter report pushes its stock to a new all-time high. Bill Mann analyzes the latest for these two tech behemoths and shares why Microsoft has the most valuable recurring-revenue franchises in the world. Plus, we wonder why Tesla shares aren’t falling further after posting a big loss in the 1st quarter, and try to make sense of Chevron and Occidental Petroleum making competing bids for Anadarko Petroleum.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

iRobot’s 1st-quarter profits came in higher than expected, but shares are falling 20%. Ron Gross analyzes the results and shares how looking past the headline can explain iRobot’s rough day. Domino’s Pizza shares pop despite the slowest same-store sales growth in more than 5 years. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the link between market highs and IPO offerings.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Twitter and Hasbro pop on strong 1st-quarter results. Procter & Gamble increases its dividend for the 63 year in a row. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to get some on-the-ground research from Burger King’s “Impossible Whopper” test in the greater St. Louis area.
(Tangents include Bill’s upcoming trip to Singapore, investing in addiction, and how our listeners compare to listeners of other business news podcasts.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

If you were looking forward to Samsung’s event on Wednesday unveiling its new Galaxy smartphone with a foldable display, bad news. Samsung postponed the event after early reviews of the device were much worse than expected. Seth Jayson analyzes the potential ripple effects and shares why Samsung made the right move. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss buying stocks with high valuations and Seth shares why he’s watching consumer goods stocks this earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Shares of Johnson & Johnson rise on strong earnings and strong growth in prescription drug sales. AT&T unloads its stake in Hulu. And Walmart announces a fashionable partnership with Kidbox. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share some fashion hits and misses.   Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to Linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Waste Management buys Advanced Disposal Services for $3 billion in cash. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross talk about the big deal with trash and evaluate the prospects of Waste Management’s market-beating stock. Plus, we discuss Best Buy’s new CEO and take stock in Tiger Woods’ big win at the Masters.   Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to Linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

 

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Software company PagerDuty soars in its Wall Street debut. Tesla slips on news about its Gigafactory. And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos challenges the competition. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and debate the merits of Paramount's planned prequel to Grease.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Delta Air Lines posts a strong 1st quarter.  Analyst Emily Flippen shares why she’s not surprised, and why JetBlue’s reported move to transatlantic routes is a smart one. Levi Strauss delivers its first quarterly report as a public company, but we can’t get over how expensive it looks. Plus, with earnings season getting ready to heat up Emily shares why she’s looking forward to the latest report from Atlassian.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Bank of America announces its raising its own minimum wage to $20 an hour. Conveniently, this news comes 24 hours before BofA’s CEO appears (along with other bank CEOS) before the House Financial Services Committee.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes that news, Cerner Corp’s new board members, and Kellogg’s selling off its cookie brands.  Plus, as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss value stocks you’ll notice we spend a bit of time talking about General Electric when we really mean General Motors.  (Thanks in advance for your patience.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Pinterest prices its IPO range at $15 - 17 a share. Dan Kline analyzes the conservative price and shares why management’s taking the long view could pay off big for future shareholders. As the NCAA men’s basketball championship game gets ready to tip off, we discuss the rise of sports betting and which businesses stand poised to benefit. Plus, we tip our jester caps to Proctor & Gamble hitting a new all-time high as it enters its 62nd straight year of raising its dividend!

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Shares of Tesla slip on slowing sales as a federal judge begins hearings on whether Elon Musk violated a fraud agreement. And Constellation Brands gets a boost from beer as it unloads some wine. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and weigh in on Warren Buffett’s next big acquisition. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

GameStop shares fall after warning of a loss in the current quarter. Will the company’s 5th CEO in just over a year have the answers? Emily Flippen analyzes the troubled video game retailer, as well as the latest results from Dave & Buster’s. Plus, we discuss the rise of meatless companies, the FDA’s upcoming hearing on legalizing CBD, and more.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_03_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Delta Air Lines raised guidance on next week’s earnings report, which sent shares of all major U.S. airlines higher. Bill Mann analyzes the rationale for the ripple effect and shares the one airline stock he owns. (Hint: It’s not in the U.S.) We discuss Lyft’s suddenly-challenged stock price and the potential effect on Uber’s upcoming IPO.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about cash, as well as our April Fool’s Day episode.

Direct download: 20190402_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Roman Financial crushes 4th-quarter results sending the stock up 10%. Shares of McCloskey Holdings (aka, “the next Baby Berkshire”) hit an all-time high. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the latest founder-led businesses hitting new highs.  Plus, we discuss the latest hot IPO and whether investors should jump in now or wait for a pullback.

 

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Direct download: 20190401_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Lululemon athletica hits a new all-time high while shares of PVH Corp. (parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger) pop 15%. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker compares the two apparel companies and analyzes the relative valuations of their stocks. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Five Below and dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss long-term shorting.

(Tangents include how many weeks are in a year, the Easter bonnet industry, and Opening Day for Major League Baseball.)

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Direct download: 20190328_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Southwest Airlines cuts its first-quarter forecast due to the grounding of its 737 Max fleet. Tesla’s new chairman defends Elon Musk’s Twitter habit. And Facebook and Google discover the danger in paying bills. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann discusses those stories and explains the significance of the inverted yield curve.

Direct download: 20190327_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond shares pop 25% as activist groups look to clean house.  Abi Malin analyzes the role short-selling plays in today’s stock move, as well as how spinoffs could lead to a brighter future for the challenged retailer. Plus, we share our reactions to Apple’s big event and discuss McDonald’s biggest acquisition in 20 years.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Pinterest filed their S-1. Lyft’s IPO is Friday. And Uber is buying ride-sharing company Careem Networks for $3 billion. Jason Moser analyzes all three unicorns as they prepare for the public markets. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss global payments businesses Klarna and AfterPay Touch, as well as sharing what we’re hoping to see in Apple’s big event.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Biogen falls 30% after halting trials for its Alzheimer’s drug. Healthcare analyst (and Industry Focus host) Shannon Jones discusses potential next moves for the suddenly-embattled pharmaceutical company. CVS starts selling cannabis products in eight states. Plus, a federal judge sides with the maker of Dum Dum lollipops in a battle against Tootsie Roll.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

FedEx shares fall as it deals with Brexit, the threat of Amazon, and a whole lot more. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the near-term future for FedEx, as well as the latest results from General Mills.  Plus, we discuss Levi’s impending IPO.  (Tangents include competitive dock-jumping, breakfast cereals, and Bad Idea Jeans.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Tilray reports a wider-than-expected loss but sales more than double. Should investors take stock in the Canadian cannabis producer? What’s the best way to invest in the cannabis space? Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen tackle those questions and talk Apple, Netflix, and the future of video.

 

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Direct download: 20190319_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

“It’s like trying to run a race in the fog.”  That’s how senior analyst Seth Jayson describes trying to predict how Uber and Lyft will get to profitability.  We discuss those businesses in advance of their impending IPOs, plus we sift through the wreckage of 4th-quarter reports from Overstock.com and Lumber Liquidators.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_18_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

Dollar General falls despite a relatively strong 4th-quarter report.  Tailored Brands (parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank) falls 25% after same-store sales in the 4th quarter fall.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why Tailored Brands is not a buying opportunity.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss reverse stock splits and the Fool 100 Index.  (Tangents include award-winning pies and the classic film “Blazing Saddles”.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Aurora Cannabis pops 10% when a famous activist investor enters the scene.  Aaron Bush shares how he views activist investing and why he’s not buying Aurora Cannabis on this news. Plus we discuss Spotify’s complaint against Apple Music and dip into the Fool Mailbag to examine the best ways to invest in video games and the rise of esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

Stitch Fix surges on strong earnings and upbeat guidance. Will the personalized apparel company continue to deliver for investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question, delve into earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods, and celebrate the 30th birthday of the World Wide Web. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Boeing shares fall after another deadly crash involving its 737 Max 8 aircraft. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the challenges for Boeing, as well as a big merger in the gold mining industry between Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining. Plus, we discuss innovations in professional baseball with producer Dan Boyd sharing his strong opinions from behind the glass.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook wanted to become a "privacy-focused communications platform." What would a move toward privacy mean for investors?  Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss Facebook’s need for privacy and dig into earnings news from Barnes & Noble and Kroger.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch rises 20% on better-than-expected earnings. So why isn’t analyst Emily Flippen impressed? We discuss the challenged apparel retailer’s future, along with the latest earnings from Dollar Tree, Brown-Forman, and NIO (the “Tesla of China”).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Target rises on strong holiday results. Salesforce.com falls on guidance (not results). Abi Malin discusses those stories, analyzes the current landscape for food delivery stocks, and shares her Fat Tuesday experiences.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Gap prepares to spin off Old Navy into a separate public company. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Gap’s stagnant revenue growth over the past 15 years and shares why Old Navy has earned a higher multiple from investors. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss shorting stocks, a potential acquisition of FedEx, and how our “Apropos Of Nothing” episodes are actually not that bad!  (Tangent’s include Bill’s birthday, medical school teachings about coffee, Christopher Walken’s dance moves, and more.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Laura Adams became the first star of financial podcasting in 2008 when she started hosting the “Money Girl” podcast.  An award-winning writer and personal finance expert, Laura sits down with Chris Hill to discuss her origins in finance, how she got started in podcasting, which financial headlines give her cause for concern, and much more.


You can find Laura’s show wherever you get your podcasts, and by clicking here:

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:20pm EDT

WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, craters on disappointing earnings. Can WW investor and spokesperson Oprah Winfrey help right the ship?

Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross tackles that question, digs into better-than-expected earnings from Best Buy, and talks about the latest from biotech company, CRISPR.

 

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Direct download: 20190227_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

A federal judge gives Tesla CEO Elon Musk a March 11th deadline.  Bill Mann analyzes the latest in the ongoing saga of Musk, his company, and one of the most hotly-debated stocks in the public markets. We admit we thought Etsy’s business was cute but after its latest blowout earnings we’re thinking otherwise.  Plus, we discuss the latest in the U.S.-China trade debate.

Direct download: 20190226_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Berkshire-Hathaway posted a loss in the 4th quarter. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders and shares why a new acquisition probably won’t happen in 2019. Plus, we delve into GE’s $21 billion sale of its biopharma unit to Danaher, and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

Domino’s delivers solid 4th-quarter results, but shares fall. Meanwhile Boston Beer pops 11% on strong profits and optimism for 2019. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to ponder Facebook’s valuation.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:32pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse posts solid comps growth in the 4th quarter. David Kretzmann analyzes why the management team is just one reason he likes this restaurant. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s latest executive departure and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Walmart reports strong quarterly earnings fueled by toys, groceries, and e-commerce. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser take stock in Walmart’s happy holidays, discuss Alphabet’s new investment in the war on cash, and weigh in on a Facebook rival to Alexa and Siri.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_19_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Coca-Cola shares have their worst day in over a decade. Apple gets ready to launch a video streaming service. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and answers the timeless question, “How many stocks should someone have in their portfolio?”  Plus we discuss a survey about Americans’ attitudes towards Netflix, including how many would choose Netflix over sex.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

TripAdvisor stumbles, while Activision Blizzard gives shareholders their first good day in a while. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest earnings from those two companies, and discusses Wall Street’s impact on the upcoming baseball season. Plus, Disney gives shareholders a reason to smile as it drops the first teaser trailer for “Frozen 2”.  (Tangents include producer Dan Boyd’s array of skills, which Disney movie will make the most money, and MarketFoolery’s end date.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

A Bank of America Merrill Lynch Survey finds that professional investors took their highest cash positions in 10 years during the month of January. Ellie Mae gets acquired. And Amazon buys the router company Eero and stirs up privacy concerns. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser dig into those stories, talk Shopify and Under Armour earnings, and go to school on educational technology company Chegg.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_12_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT

Morgan Stanley buys Solium Capital for $900 million. Abi Malin analyzes why the deal makes sense for Morgan Stanley and shares why investors should expect more deals in the banking industry.  Plus we look at the latest results from Restaurant Brands International and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

SunTrust and BB&T team up to create the 6th-largest bank in America.  Bill Mann analyzes the deal and shares why he’s optimistic about the combined entity’s future. Plus, we discuss Twitter’s 4th-quarter disappointment and Chipotle’s surprising comps growth in its own 4th quarter.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Snap shares pop 27%, so why aren’t we more encouraged? David Kretzmann analyzes the social media company’s struggles and shares why time is running out for Snap to succeed. Disney’s 1st-quarter results come in higher than expected, but all eyes are on the company’s streaming services. Plus, David shares investing takeaways from his trip Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT

Despite 4th-quarter revenue of more than $39 billion, shares of Alphabet fell due to concerns about spending. Emily Flippen analyzes the latest results and shares why the cloud business bears watching. Plus, we discuss Viacom’s new deal with Netflix, preview Disney’s upcoming earnings, and share some programming news of our own.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

After the Super Bowl, isn’t it appropriate that Papa John’s is in the news? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the ongoing drama with Papa John’s, as well as the latest earnings report from Clorox. “Merger Monday” lives up to its name as Ultimate Software is acquired in an all-cash deal worth $11 billion. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss dividend reinvestment strategies, and debate the ripple effects of a single beer commercial during the Super Bowl.  (Tangents include charcoal brands and how seriously Anheuser-Busch InBev takes their marketing.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

Facebook shares have their biggest post-earnings rise in 3 years, Apple bans a Facebook research app from its store. PayPal’s costs are rising, but its 4th-quarter report gives investors plenty of reasons for optimism. Tesla’s CFO is leaving while Intel’s interim CEO gets the “interim” tag removed. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories, and shares how he looks at a company’s management when he’s evaluating the business.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

Shares of Apple rise on earnings despite declining iPhone sales. Apple disclosed that the total number of iPhones worldwide is 900 million. But what do declining iPhone sales mean for investors? Does Apple need a second act? Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser tackle those questions, dig into SiriusXM earnings, and debate whether there’s life after Howard Stern.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Verizon closes out the fiscal year with a whimper, not a bang. PG&E’s stock rise after the California utility files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and shares why the U.S. Department of Justice is not messing around with its indictment of Huawei and the company’s CFO. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the deadly disaster in Brazil that involves Vale, the world’s largest iron-ore miner.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_29_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

NVIDIA shares take a hit after the chipmaker warns quarterly revenue will drop because of the economic slowdown in China. Caterpillar drags down the Dow after 4th-quarter sales came in lower due to (wait for it!) lower demand in China. Emily Flippen analyzes the results and shares why NVIDIA has more challenges than just the ones in China. Now that the federal government is open for business again we discuss how many companies will use the month-long shutdown as an excuse for future misses. Plus, producer Dan Boyd weighs in with the results of this morning’s taste test of the new limited-edition Oreos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

JetBlue, Alaska Air, Southwest, and American Airlines all saw their stocks take off today on the latest batch of earnings. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes this cyclical industry, as well as McCormick’s disappointing 4th-quarter report. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the relative price swings of individual stocks. (Tangents include phases of the moon, the baseball Hall of Fame, and the latest limited-edition Oreos.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Big Blue shares pop on a good 4th-quarter report and guidance for 2019. Aaron Bush analyzes the challenges facing IBM and warns investors not to get too excited. Plus, we discuss Comcast’s latest results and the activist shareholders pushing for more spinoffs from eBay.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

What happens with a board of directors suddenly backs out of a deal? In the case of Arconic, the aluminum parts manufacturer, one result is shares hitting a 30-year low. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the prospects for a rebound and shares why investors are right to be unsettled. Plus, we discuss restaurants that are bucking the current trend of lowering guidance and share an investor’s guide to this mornings Academy Awards nominations.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Bill Mann and Chris Hill celebrate the life and legacy of Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard and creator of the first index fund.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Financial technology provider Fiserv announces plans to buy payment processor First Data in a $22 billion all-stock deal. United flies higher on strong earnings. Snap sinks on news that its CFO is leaving after only 8 months on the job. And McDonalds loses a Big Mac battle. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser tackle those stories and talk about some surprising news from Apple. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

JP Morgan Chase misses quarterly results for the first time in nearly 4 years, but it’s CEO Jamie Dimon’s comments that have our attention. Bryan Hinmon, chief investment officer at MFAM Funds, analyzes Dimon’s current view of the U.S. economy. Bryan also shares why Mastercard and Fastenal are two of the five quarterly conference calls he always makes time to listen to. Plus, we discuss Netflix raising prices and the ripple effects of their decision.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

Lululemon raises guidance after a surprisingly good holiday quarter. Gannett pops 20% on a takeover bid. PG&E files for bankruptcy as the stock price craters. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, shares why World Wrestling Entertainment is one of the few stocks he owns, and discusses the future of sports media rights.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Shares of Macy’s plummet on disappointing holiday sales. Is Macy’s a bargain or should buyers beware? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question and discuss earnings news from Target and Bed, Bath, & Beyond.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Constellation Brands falls after lowering guidance for 2019 thanks to a write-down in its investment in Canopy Growth. Lennar wraps up its fiscal year by deferring guidance altogether. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the beverage and housing industries. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag in search of coffee stocks.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Why is Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross watching the financial industry this year? We discuss stocks his radar and two CEOs investors would do well to keep an eye on. Plus, Andy weighs in with reckless predictions about business and sports!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Roku rises more than 20% on strong pre-earnings data. Seth Jayson shares why he compares Roku to Switzerland and analyzes the video streaming landscape for investors. Plus, we share takeaways from last night’s Golden Globe awards and Seth talks about the importance of having a “temperament edge.”

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Apple falls after CEO Tim Cook lowers revenue guidance for the 1st quarter. Bristol-Myers Squibb gives Celgene shareholders $74 billion reasons to smile. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest headlines and what it means for investors. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss investing for your (adult) children. (Tangents include company rebranding fails, Harry Potter’s effect on today’s mega-merger, and why Bill hasn’t been in the studio in awhile.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_03_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Happy new year? More evidence of an economic slowdown emerges from China. Seth Jayson analyzes the current state of uncertainty in the stock market and shares why he’s taking a closer look at the energy and materials industries this year. Plus, Seth shares why Eagle Materials is on his radar, why he’s not necessarily shying away from restaurant stocks, and why household names like Alphabet, Facebook, and Home Depot look attractive.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Imagine finding out that for 35 years you’ve owned shares of one of the biggest companies in America.  Chris Hill wraps up 2018 with a story about his late father and a long-lost stock.  Plus, he shares a few thanks, and a few thoughts on how marathon running and investing are even more alike than previously thought.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

We survived Christmas! Jason Moser analyzes two deals from the world of banking and finance.  Ameris Bancorp merges with Fidelity Southern in a move to strengthen its position in the southeastern United States. Shares of British payment company Earthcorp soar 280% after Visa comes knocking with a check for $250 million. Plus, we discuss the recent volatility and share why investors need to be prepared for more of the same.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Chris Hill shares a few holiday wishes and thoughts on holiday music, before turning the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_24_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the 4th time this year. Matt Argersinger analyzes the recent (and continuing) volatility and shares five stocks he has bought recently.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to take stock of iQiyi (aka, the “Netflix of China) and Matt shares why he believes Berkshire-Hathaway is as close to a “can’t-miss” stock as exists right now.

 

Holiday Music: “All For Christmas” by Sebastian Forslund

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

FedEx has its worst day in 10 years. Bill Mann analyzes why the comments of CEO Fred Smith are worthy of every investor’s attention. The Russell 2000 index officially enters bear market territory.  And start-up fintech company Robinhood gets a call from their friendly neighborhood regulator. Plus, Bill shares a key piece of non-investing advice he received on this day 19 years ago.

 

Holiday Music: “Aires De Navidad” by n’klabe

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Ok seriously, how SHOULD we be thinking about apparel stocks?  Seth Jayson analyzes the landscape and shares why U.S. investors should be paying more attention to what’s happening in Europe.  Plus, more talk about Uxin and we dip into the Fool Mailbag and ponder if shares of Skechers are cheap for a reason or just cheap.

 

Holiday Music: “Let It Snow” by Boys II Men

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

It's time for another round of Yes, No, or Maybe So. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser share two stocks they're bullish on, two stocks they're bearish on, and two stocks they're on the fence about. Emily weighs in on Chinese used car dealer Uxin, JCPenney, and Stitch Fix. And Jason talks PayPal, Zillow, and Apple.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

Tailored Brands (parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A Bank) falls 30% on rough guidance. Visa moves to help companies eliminate paper checks. Markel falls when regulators come knocking on the front door. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the two stocks he bought shares of last week. Plus, KFC is selling fried chicken-scented logs for your fireplace, and we’ve got a holiday sale at http://shop.fool.com for the investor in your life!

 

Holiday Music: “O Come, All Ye Faithful“ by Twister Sister

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

The market gets a boost from a Wall Street Journal report that China is working to increase access for overseas companies. Tencent Music rises in its Wall Street debut. And Dave & Buster’s declines on earnings. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss these stories and talk about Verizon’s broken Oath.

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Direct download: 20181212_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT

Stitch Fix falls 30% on weak 2nd-quarter guidance, while Ascena Retail Group pops 25% on better-than-expected comps. What in the world is going on???  Emily Flippen analyzes the apparel retail landscape and shares why she’s not treating Stitch Fix’s drop as a buying opportunity.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer two important questions: What’s the rule-of-thumb when your stock gets bought out?  How come ducks don’t get frostbite?

 

Holiday Music: “Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over” by Jack White

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Merger Monday! Tivity Health buys Nutrisystem in a deal that a lot of investors seem to hate. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the numbers and shares why he understands the skepticism. Uber and Lyft file to go public. Plus, Taylor shares some highlights from his recent meetings with executives from Venmo, WW, and 2U.

 

Holiday music: “8 Days (of Hanukkah)” by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

The stock market continues its sell-off. Canada arrests Huawei’s CFO after a request from the U.S. And Netflix pays $100 million for another year of Friends. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into earnings from Kroger.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

How dangerous are index funds becoming? How bad is Anheuser Busch Inbev’s dividend cut? Those are just two of the questions MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker analyzes as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. We also revisit our recent conversation about James Bond, and pay tribute to the late, great Ricky Jay.

 

Holiday music: “Hanukkah Waltz” by Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

4th-quarter profits for Toll Brothers soars 62%, but the stock doesn’t respond. Meanwhile RH Holdings (aka, Restoration Hardware) pops on a strong 3rd-quarter report. Emily Flippen analyzes those two companies, and discusses the (potentially) increased likelihood of a recession after the appearance of the inverted yield curve.

 

Holiday music: “Hanukkah on Japonica” by Panorama Jazz Band

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_04_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

A truce in the trade war with China sends stocks higher. Jason Moser analyzes the landscape for investors and discusses the ripple effects of Amazon’s new arrangement with Apple Music. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer the question, how much consideration should investors put into a CEO’s pay?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_03_2018_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing episode!  Strap in as MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by longtime Fool (and good friend) Bill Mann to talk about James Bond’s early training and the smallest hill we’re willing to die on.  Plus, we also discuss Bill Mann’s comedy influences, Barker’s death threat, Hill’s origin story movie pitches, and who would win a fight between Han Solo and Indiana Jones.  Producer Dan Boyd weighs in on various topics and kicks off our 4th annual drive to share awesome holiday music with some help from Dropkick Murphys.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch soars while Express falls in the face of a tough holiday quarter. Emily Flippen analyzes the apparel retail industry and shares the secret to Abercrombie & Fitch’s latest success. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the unsexy-yet-profitable world of waste management stocks.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Tiffany shares have their worst day in nearly 4 years. JM Smucker struggles on several fronts. And shares of Chico’s fall nearly 40%. MFAM Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories and shares how Burlington Stores has found the golden equation for retailers. (Tangents include listeners in Sweden, open jobs at JM Smucker, our idea for a Yukon Cornelius origin story.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:24pm EDT

United Technologies splits itself into three separate companies. President Trump suggests that the U.S. could impose 10% tariffs on iPhones imported from China. And Amazon says Cyber Monday was its biggest shopping day in history. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and indulge in some elevator humor.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

General Motors lays off 15% of its employees and scales back production. David Kretzmann analyzes why GM had to make these tough decisions. Black Friday sets a new record for online sales. We discuss why the holiday quarter is so crucial to some retailers. Plus, David shares highlights from attending MJBizCon in Las Vegas.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Retails stocks get hammered as Target, Lowe’s and L Brands all report 3rd-quarter earnings. MFAM Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those companies and tries to make sense of where the opportunities exist (or don’t) for investors. Plus, we preview our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode and the start of our annual holiday music campaign with producer Dan Boyd!  

(Tangents include holiday scents and how we may have influenced Bath & Body Works’ candle sales.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Looking to steer your Thanksgiving dinner table conversation away from politics?  We’re here to help!

Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser offer perspective on some timely business discussion topics, including seasonal hiring for retail and restaurants, the rise of cord-cutting, and the increasing drama in Facebook’s C-Suite.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

Walmart reports a 43% growth in e-commerce. Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway reports its ten biggest holdings. And Levi’s considers a return to the public markets. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and share a few fashion tips.

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Direct download: 20181115_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

With NVIDIA, Western Digital, and Micron Technology all falling in recent days, are chipmakers a buying opportunity or should investors stay away?  Bill Mann analyzes the landscape as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we discuss Amazon’s missed opportunity, SurveyMonkey’s 1st report as a public company, and National Pickle Day!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

Amazon makes it official by selecting NYC and Crystal City for its two new offices. Jim Mueller discusses the process Amazon went through, starting with its list of 20 finalists. Plus, we try to make sense of Home Depot shares falling despite a strong 3rd-quarter report and raising its guidance, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

SAP gives Qualtrics International 8 billion reasons not to go public, and shares of SurveyMonkey rise as a result. Bill Barker from MFAM Funds analyzes the state of SAP, as well as Comcast winning the weekend box office with the new animated version of “The Grinch”.  

(Tangents include monkeys vs. dolphins, the “Arsta Rule”, and Bill’s upcoming appearance on CNBC.)

 

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Direct download: 20181112_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

Mail time! Jason Moser dips into the Fool Mailbag to explain “forward earnings” and discuss whether a hedged ETF is preferable to a non-hedged ETF.  Plus, we wave a fond farewell to the unfortunately-named Oath.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What’s better than talking to one analyst from Motley Fool Australia?  TWO!  Andrew Leggett and Ed Vesely fly in from Down Under to discuss dividend investing, growth stocks, and why U.S. investors should ignore half of Australia’s public companies. Plus, the guys share why Collins Foods and Afterpay Touch Group are stocks on their radar.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Marriott falls on tepid 3rd-quarter results and even tepider (is that a word?) guidance. Matt Argersinger analyzes Marriott’s potential and challenges. Bojangles becomes the latest restaurant to be taken private.  Plus, Amazon reportedly has chosen two cities for its new 2nd headquarters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Warren Buffet buys back $12.6 billion in stock. Lowe’s closes 51 stores in the U.S. and Canada. And SeaWorld reports better-than-expected earnings and attendance. Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Emily Flippen discuss those stories.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Fitbit soars on strong 3rd-quarter earnings and increased guidance for the holidays. Spotify falls despite reporting an unexpected 3rd-quarter profit. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Charly Travers analyzes those stories and shares why he’s not going to be focused on iPhone sales when Apple reports after the closing bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Yum Brands’ 3rd-quarter report featured strong results from KFC and Taco Bell, while Pizza Hut continues to struggle. Seth Jayson analyzes Yum’s strengths and discusses how Pizza Hut might get out of the doldrums. We look at eBay’s latest quarter and another blue-chip stock cutting its dividend.  Plus, Seth and Chris share a few highlights (and lowlights) from Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon. OORAH!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour have their biggest pop in a decade, while GE’s latest quarterly results come with 92% cut to the quarterly dividend. Taylor Muckerman analyzes all that plus the latest earnings from BP and the headline-grabbing lawsuit ExxonMobil is facing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

IBM agrees to buy Red Hat for $33 billion. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser talk about what the deal means for investors and dig into the latest from Amazon and Twitter.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

Another day, another sea of red in the public markets. Bill Mann analyzes the investing landscape and how the narrative is shifting for investors. Bill shares why he’s looking at stocks in Japan. Plus, we discuss Noodles & Company’s 20% drop and wonder if it’s overblown.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Caterpillar falls more than 7% due to the rising cost of steel.  Aaron Bush and Matt Argersinger analyze the effect that tariffs are (increasingly) having on the markets. Plus, we discuss investing outside the U.S. and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk spin-offs.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

We can’t keep up with demand” was the headline for Hasbro’s 3rd-quarter. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the toymaker’s struggles in the wake of the Toys-R-Us liquidation. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Polaris Industries and dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer a question about shorting stocks. (Tangents include Bill’s own experiences with shorting, Dungeons & Dragons, and potential movies from the Hasbro universe.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Visa raises its quarterly dividend by four whole cents. Jason Moser analyzes Visa’s history of stock buybacks and compares it to the company’s dividend strategy. Plus, we discuss Travelers’ steady (and completely unsexy) business and the latest activist investor target: Campbell Soup!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

Netflix added 7 million new subscribers, blowing away expectations. Andy Cross analyzes Netflix’s growth and shares how the company is planning to keep a handle on growing costs. Plus, we discuss IBM’s new 52-week low and dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer a few tips on researching company initiatives.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, owned professional sports teams, and made contributed billions to philanthropic efforts.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discusses Allen’s amazing life in and out of Microsoft. Plus, we discuss earnings from both the financial and restaurant industries, and Walmart’s new partnership with Advance Auto Parts.  (Tangents include Bill’s recent trip to Boston and what jobs are available in the state of Maine.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Is it the end of the road for the iconic retailer? Analysts Emily Flippen and Matt Argersinger talk about the past, present, and future of Sears and discuss some of the lessons for Amazon and other retailers.

Direct download: 20181015_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Take a deep breath, folks. Jeff Fischer stops by the studio to add some perspective on the stock market’s volatility and history of downturns. We discuss Square’s bad week being compounded by the news that CFO Sarah Friar is leaving at the end of the year. Plus, Jeff shares some ideas on how investors can decide for themselves whether it’s time to buy or sell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

It’s our 1500th episode! Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger analyze the market’s volatility and look for opportunities among falling stock prices. Sears falls 35% as it prepares for bankruptcy. Starbucks gets a new investor. Snap hits a new low as a leaked memo from the CEO makes headlines. Plus, we take a quick look back at where the market was when we started doing MarketFoolery in January 2011.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm EDT

Alphabet shuts down Goole+, its failed social media platform, after the private data of 500,000 users was exposed. Netflix buys ABQ Studios in New Mexico. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and shares why he’s watching the ripple effect of tariffs this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

Facebook has unveiled a new device for the home called Portal. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Facebook’s entry into the home assistant space. “Venom” had a record-breaking opening weekend at the box office. Plus, Bill shares why he’s watching margins this earnings season. (Tangents include the New York Yankees, Halloween candy, and the prospects for another “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

The bookseller’s for sale, but with the price 20% higher today than it was yesterday who’s going to buy? Seth Jayson analyzes Barnes & Noble’s quandary, and the latest results from Constellation Brands. Seth shares why companies facing tariffs (e.g., Titan International) are on his radar this upcoming earnings season, and we share the news of our upcoming listener meetup in Denver!

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Direct download: 20181004_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

JC Penney names a new CEO. General Motors and Honda team up on self-driving cars. And China’s largest streaming music service files to go public in the U.S. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss these stories and offer some predictions about the future of autonomous vehicles.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Stitch Fix falls 30% on 4th-quarter results, so how bad was it? Bill Mann analyzes the damage and shares why he believes now might be the time to buy. Plus, we discuss Pepsi’s latest quarter, Amazon’s wage increase, Diageo’s new whisky (inspired by “Game Of Thrones”), and Bill’s encounter with a soccer legend.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

General Electric dumps CEO John Flannery after barely a year on the job. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the sudden move, as well as Elon Musk’s settlement with the SEC and Facebook’s latest data challenge. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:20pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson stops by the studio one last time to share highlights from Howard Marks’ annual letter, Upwork’s impending IPO, and the relative attractiveness of General Motors’ stock.  Plus, we engage in a surprisingly heated debate over the only question that truly matters this time of year: What’s the deal with “fun size” candy?

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Nike’s $10 billion-dollar quarter wasn’t good enough for Wall Street.  KB Home falls despite a better-than-expected 3rd-quarter. And Lyft gets one step closer to going public. Matt Koppenheffer analyzes those stories and more on an episode we recorded before the Federal Reserve’s announcement about interest rates.

Direct download: 20180926_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Michael Kors buys Versace. Inspire Brands buys Sonic. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest acquisitions in the apparel retail and restaurant industries. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to recommend a few resources for new investors, and discuss the late-breaking rebrand of Dunkin’ Donuts. (Tangents include company mottos, mergers vs. acquisitions, and tomorrow’s front page news in New England.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:29pm EDT

SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5 billion. Will the deal produce sweet music for investors? Matt Argersinger tackles that question, explains why Disney may want to send Comcast a fruit basket, and shares his favorite airline stock. 

Direct download: 20180924_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Darden Restaurants posts strong 1st-quarter results thanks to Olive Garden. General Electric falls on concerns in the power division. And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to look at Elanco’s IPO, Zoetis and more. Jason Moser analyzes all those stories and gives a preview of Monday’s episode of Industry Focus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2018_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:27pm EDT

Should Square buy eBay? Is there a downside to diversification? And what the heck is going on with Chinese tech giants like Alibaba and Baidu? Matt Argersinger analyzes those questions as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Netflix & HBO dominated last night’s Emmy Awards. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss the payoff for spending billions on original content. Plus, we analyze the latest results from FedEx, General Mills, and AutoZone, and share a few TV recommendations.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla has gone from “production hell to delivery logistics hell.” What should investors make of Tesla’s newest "hell"? Analysts Andy Cross and Jim Mueller tackle that question, weigh in on the prospects of an Amazon break-up, and talk Coke and cannabis.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Shares of WageWorks, the employee benefits administrator, fell 15% after announcing its setting up a special committee to examine an earlier investigation into financial irregularities. (Oh yeah, the chairman of the board also resigned suddenly without comment.) David Kretzmann analyzes the damage and shares why more shoes may be dropping.  Plus, David shares his recent trips to cannabis conferences in Toronto, as well as meeting with executives at MedMen Enterprises. And did we mention we’re hiring??  We are! Check all our job postings at Careers.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Shares of Activision Blizzard jump on positive reviews for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Will the new Call of Duty, with its Battle Royale mode, kill Fortnite? Motley Fool analyst Aaron Bush tackles that question, weighs in on Alibaba’s big deal in Russia, and talks Netflix vs. HBO. 

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Direct download: 20180912_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EDT

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, we dare to ask the question “Is it possible to make a little money off this thing?” Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares which industries investors should be watching beyond the usual suspects (e.g., home improvement stocks). Plus we discuss the latest report from Casey’s General Stores, dip into the Fool Mailbag, and share a few memories from the start of the financial crisis 10 years ago this month.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Forget “Merger Monday”, we’ve got Purger Monday. High-profile executives from Alibaba, CBS Corp., and Snap are heading for the exits and shares of all three companies are headed lower. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the news and share their thoughts on the future of the companies and the stocks. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how much of your own company’s stock is too much?

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

According to a new Pew survey, 26% of Facebook users in the U.S. have deleted the app from their phones over the past year and 54% have adjusted their privacy settings. Jason Moser and David Kretzmann explain what it means for investors, talk cannabis stocks, and weigh in on Snap’s new low.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

Twitter and Facebook send their leaders to Washington to spend a little quality time with the United States Senate. Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Barker analyzes the prospects for regulation of the social media giants. Plus, we share the latest update on JD.com's CEO, 2nd-quarter earnings from RH (aka, Restoration Hardware), and another health scare from Kellogg's.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

Over the weekend Richard Liu, the billionaire CEO of JD.com, was arrested in Minneapolis and later released. As shares of JD.com hit an 18-month low Matt Argersinger analyzes what we know so far and shares how big a factor Liu is in the bull case for the company. Plus we discuss Amazon hitting the $1 trillion market cap mark, Nike shares falling in the wake of its latest ad campaign, and Dunkin’ Donuts pouring salt in the wounds of football fans in Massachusetts.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

What is The Ascent? After sharing a few thoughts on Coca-Cola’s recent acquisitions, Chris Hill talks with Brendan Byrnes about a new consumer finance site, TheAscent.com. 

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Direct download: 20180831_MarketFoolery_BonusEp.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Salesforce slips on earnings. President Trump attacks Google. And an NFL linebacker gets indicted for insider trading. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann tackles those stories and shares an international stock on his radar. Thanks to Molekule for supporting MarketFoolery. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.

Direct download: 20180830_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods blames disappointing earnings on declining Under Armour sales. Amazon readies a rival to Roku. And Microsoft turns Xbox into a subscription service. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush discuss those stories.

Direct download: 20180829_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Tiffany reports strong earnings. Should investors take stock in the iconic jewelry retailer? Andy Cross and Jason Moser talk Tiffany and weigh in on earnings from Best Buy, BJ’s Wholesale, and DSW. Thanks to Molekule for supporting MarketFoolery. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.

Direct download: MF_08.28.2018_v2_.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Tesla decides to remain public. What fallout, if any, awaits Elon Musk?  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the potential for shareholder lawsuits. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss stock splits and investing in children’s entertainment. Plus, IBM now holds the patent on coffee drones!

 

Direct download: 20180827_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

It’s official! We’re in the longest bull market run in U.S. history.  Matt Argersinger analyzes why this bull market is also surprisingly unloved. Plus, we discuss Alibaba’s 1st-quarter results and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about after hours trading.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Shares of Lowe’s rise on its 2nd-quarter report and the CEO’s plans for the future. Seth Jayson analyzes how the strength of Lowe’s and Home Depot spells trouble for other companies in the home improvement industry. Plus we discuss Target’s stellar 2nd-quarter report, the relative appeal of Culver’s, and training for the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Luxury home builder Toll Brothers surprised some investors with a strong 3rd-quarter report and increased guidance. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson digs into the home-buying (and rental) trends that indicate Toll Brothers’ boom may have staying power. Plus, we discuss a survey of Tesla’s suppliers as well as the stock idea Tim picked up on a recent family vacation to western Canada. Thanks to Away for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code “fool” to get $20 off a suitcase!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Pepsi pulls the trigger on a $3.2 billion dollar deal for SodaStream. Are they paying too much? Jason Moser analyzes the prospects for success. Plus we discuss adidas teaming up with Twitter on high school football games, and the chances that Bojangles’ is preparing itself for a sale.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Shares of Walmart pop after the retailer reports its strongest same-store sales growth in a decade. J.C. Penney plummets on bigger-than-expected losses. And China’s second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com, loses steam on revenue concerns. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross weigh in on those stories and take stock in the future of retail.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Macy’s posts a rock-solid 2nd-quarter and raises guidance, so why are shares down? Matt Argersinger analyzes the great recent run Macy’s has had and shares why some investors are jumping ship now. Constellation Brands makes a $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth, one of Canada’s biggest marijuana companies. And Bud Light offers free beer to Cleveland Browns fans, but with one tiny catch. Plus, we discuss the rough year international markets are having, as well as the increasingly frothy private markets. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Go to Slack.com to learn more.      

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_15_2018_V2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

After a rough spring, everything’s coming up roses in Home Depot’s 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes the home improvement landscape, as well as the latest earnings from Redfin and Tapestry. Plus we discuss (and applaud) Southwest Airlines’ decision to revise its policy on emotional support animals.

Direct download: 20180814_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

VF Corp announces a spin-off of Lee and Wrangler Jeans. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the silver lining for the new company and why the CEO is staying with the remaining business. Elon Musk clarifies his statement on “Funding secured”, and Netflix is in the hunt for a new CFO. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss investing in China. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Go to Slack.com to learn more.      

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_13_2018_V2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Roku surges on a surprise profit. Yelp gives investors something to shout about. And Jack in the Box pops on earnings. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on a controversial commercial.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private. What happens now? David Kretzmann and Aaron Bush analyze potential outcomes for Tesla and its shareholders. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Match Group, Camping World and Papa John’s. Thanks Handy. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/fool and use promo code “fool”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Zillow and Etsy report 2nd-quarter results, and the resulting directions of the stocks indicate how important revenue is. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Zillow’s acquisition strategy and the degree to which Etsy is Amazon-proof. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and look forward to ESPN’s re-launch of “The Ocho”. (Tangents include the origins of tennis, random acts of kindness at Wawa, and an upcoming road trip for MarketFoolery!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

After 12 years as CEO, Pepsico announced that Indra Nooyi is stepping down in October. Jason Moser analyzes her tenure and shares why the next CEO has very big shoes to fill.  Plus, we discuss Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter results and Facebook’s discussions with banks regarding a new feature for Facebook Messenger.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Tesla’s 2nd-quarter loss was its biggest ever, so of course shares are up 10% today. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross analyze the electric automaker’s results and near-term future.  Plus, we discuss the latest from FitBit and Square, say goodbye to Brookstone, and wonder if Jack Dorsey should be handed the “CEO of the Year” trophy right now.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

Apple inches closer to a $1 trillion market cap with record sales in the 3rd quarter.  Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes the latest results from the world’s largest fruit company.  Plus, we discuss Baidu’s drop (despite a strong underlying business) and SodaStream’s big pop.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse shares fall as costs rise for the restaurant chain. Chipotle shares fall on another health scare, this time in Ohio.  Bill Mann analyzes what the two have in common, and how Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol needs to be ready for his close-up. Plus, we discuss Brookfield Asset Management buying Forest City Realty Trust, as well as the recent spate of share buyback plans.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Caterpillar posts strong 2nd-quarter results and raises guidance for the full fiscal year.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes Caterpillar’s recent rise and the potential for the stock from here.  Plus, we discuss the latest quarterly results from ExxonMobil and Chevron, as well as the bump the latest “Mission Impossible” has given to Viacom’s stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Facebook shares plummet after the social network’s CFO makes it clear that revenue is going down in 2018. Troy Springer and Maria Gallagher analyze the damage, as well as Spotify’s 2nd-quarter results. Plus, they share why General Mills and Stitch Fix are on their radar. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

UPS shares pop on a strong 2nd-quarter report, but it pales in comparison to the 25% rise in GrubHub’s stock after a record 2nd-quarter report. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes companies, as well as the struggles of General Motors and Polaris. (Tangents include quirky metrics, UPS uniforms, and what to name Bill’s new puppy!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

Great white sharks lurk near the beaches of Cape Cod, while pine trees in Maine can startle you if you’re not paying attention. Recording at the Podcast Movement conference in Philadelphia, Chris Hill shares a couple of investing takeaways from his vacation.  Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Hasbro’s 2nd-quarter profits send the stock higher, while Halliburton’s 2nd-quarter results cause a sell-off.  Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to suggest stocks for a 3-year-old investor.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

Domino’s has delivered huge returns for investors over the past 5 and 10 years. On Thursday, shares of the pizza giant slipped on concerns over slowing growth. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss the future of Domino’s, and weigh in on earnings news from American Express and eBay. Plus, we take stock in a community bank in Georgia and a cannabis company in Canada. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool .

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

EU regulators slap Google with a record 5 billion dollar fine. United Continental flies higher on better-than-expected earnings. And Amazon wraps up its biggest shopping event in company history. Motley Fool analyst Matt Argersinger discusses those stories and shares his favorite airline stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Netflix falls on concerns over slowing subscriber growth. United Health reports healthy earnings. And Johnson & Johnson rises on strong pharmaceutical sales.

Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool .

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_17_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Papa John’s evicts its founder from the company’s headquarters. Bank of America rises on strong earnings. And Amazon launches Prime Day. Analysts Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser discuss those stories and open up the Fool Mailbag to talk MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, and the war on cash.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_16_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

What does a trade war mean for investors? Which stocks are best positioned for a volatile market? Which stocks are our analysts conflicted over? Jason Moser and Jeff Fischer tackle these questions and weigh in on volatility and opportunity.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

21st Century Fox agrees to buy Sky, trumping a rival offer from Comcast. Tesla agrees to open a factory in China. And Google gets into more trouble with the EU. Motley Fool analyst Aaron Bush talks about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Pepsi rises on strong snack sales. Microsoft unveils a lower-priced tablet. Nordstrom thinks digital. And Twitter sheds some light on suspended accounts. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and debate the relative merits of Doritos, Fritos, and Funyuns.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Apple Music overtakes Spotify in the U.S. Tencent spins off its music service. PayPal looks to make a deal. And Twitter suspends millions of accounts. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss these stories and weigh in on Starbucks’ future in China.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the latest update on the Fool 100 Index and shares why big banks and airlines are in the spotlight. Plus, we discuss the state of Tesla and the knockout round of the World Cup.
To learn more about the Fool 100 Index go to www.fool100.com.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

The 1st half of 2018 is in the books! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the landscape for investors as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss beginning investing, the pros and cons of Westrock, and the new flavors of Oreos.  (Tangents include the latest health benefits of coffee, Bill’s predictions for Wimbledon, and what actually powers The Force.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Home furnishing retail has a rough day as both Pier 1 Imports and Bed Bath & Beyond fall after dismal 1st-quarter reports.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the damage and shares why today’s IPO of BJ’s Wholesale might look good in comparison.  Plus, we discuss Madison Square Garden’s rise on reports it may spin off the NY Knicks and NY Rangers, as well as Bill’s vacation to New Zealand.  (Tangents include hobbits, the 1980 classic film “The Blues Brothers”, and our 25th anniversary sale at The Motley Fool’s podcast shop!)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Comcast looks for more cash to bid for 21st-Century Fox’s assets. Will it take $90 billion to outbid Disney?  Andy Cross analyzes the latest report on the battle for the future of entertainment. Plus, we discuss Conagra buying Pinnacle Foods to take a larger share of the frozen food market and reflect on The Motley Fool’s upcoming 25th anniversary.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Harley-Davidson gets a taxing threat from the White House. General Electric shares pop on the sale of its health care unit. Jeff Fischer analyzes those stories, shares some perspective on the trade deficit, and offers a few thoughts on the current state of Starbucks. Plus, producer Dan Boyd returns from Ireland!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Shares of Campbell Soup rise 10% on reports Kraft Heinz and General Mills may be bidding for the iconic brand. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the soup battle, as well as Harley-Davidson moving jobs to Europe and AT&T’s purchase of online ad exchange company AppNexus.

Direct download: 20180625_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after violating company policy. Despite Intel’s stock more than doubling in his 5 years as CEO, Jason Moser discusses whether the company can find a new CEO to do for Intel what Satya Nadella has done for Microsoft. Jason analyzes the Supreme Courts decision regarding online retailers and state taxes, as well as Kroger’s surprisingly strong 1st-quarter results.  Plus, for the official start of summer Jason offers grilling tips!

Direct download: 20180621_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

The News Fairy works overtime, but we’ve got Matt Argersinger to analyze the latest breaking news. Disney raises its bid to buy Fox’s entertainment assets.  Starbucks shares fall after lowering guidance and announcing a higher-than-average number of store closings. Plus, General Electric gets booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average in favor of......Walgreens???

Direct download: 20180620_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Abi Malin analyzes the wisdom of tronc rebranding as Tribune Publishing and its prospects for investors.  Plus, we discuss software-as-a-service company Shotspotter, and the FoolFest buzz surrounding accounting software company Blackline.

Direct download: 20180619_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Google invests $550 billion in JD.com, China’s second-largest online retailer. Apple announces a partnership with Oprah Winfrey. And Incredibles 2 racks up a record debut. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss those stories and talk about two public companies they’d like to see go private.

Direct download: 20180618_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

At halftime of the World Cup 2018’s opening game, Bill Mann pops by the studio to discuss Comcast’s $65B bid for Fox’s assets and how Disney could respond.  We also stare in horror at the smoldering embers of two retail stocks (Michael’s, Tailored Brands) falling 20%. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss valuation vs. market opportunity.

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Direct download: 20180614_MarketFoolery_use.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

A federal judge (resoundingly) approves of the $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. Matt Argersinger analyzes all the ripple effects, including Comcast’s impending bid for Fox’s assets, Disney’s response, and the potential for this deal ending up being a replay of the AOL-Time Warner deal back in 2000. Plus, we discuss North America winning the bid for the 2026 World Cup and explore a couple of story lines for the 2018 World Cup.

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Direct download: 20180613_marketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

David Kretzmann just got back from a cannabis business conference in Toronto. As Canada gets ready to legalize cannabis use across the country, we discuss the ripple effects for businesses and the opportunities for investors.  And just what do exhibitors on the trade show floor give away to attract attention at their booths? 

To stay up to date with the latest coverage of this industry just visit www.fool.ca/marijuanamoment.

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Direct download: 20180612_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Will Twitter continue its hot streak? What’s the biggest threat to Amazon? Will privacy concerns catch up with Facebook? And what does insider-selling mean for investors? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman tackle these questions.

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Direct download: 20180611_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

J.M. Smucker becomes the latest consumer staples company to make us want to avoid investing in consumer staples companies. Five Below soars 20% on a strong 1st-quarter report, while Ambarella’s 1st-quarter report makes us wonder if the video-processing chipmaker is at a crossroads. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett calling for an end to earnings guidance.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the trucking industry (including the shortage of drivers) and how it affects different industries.  Plus, he shares investing takeaways from his recent trip to Singapore and Hong Kong, the near-ubiquity of Alipay, and the coming war on credit cards.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Shares of Starbucks slip on news that Chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down. What does the move mean for shareholders? Analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann tackle that question, weigh in on Twitter’s big news, and talk about some underappreciated stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Microsoft buys Github for $7.5 billion in stock. David Kretzmann analyzes the deal as we wonder why Microsoft didn’t pay in cash. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative merits of Garmin, both as a business and a stock.  Plus, we shares some highlights from FoolFest 2018.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

What’s going on with Italy? We sent up the bat signal and Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson answered the call! We discuss Italian bonds and the prospect of Italy leaving the EU. We also discuss the latest earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods, what Nike and Adidas have riding on this summer’s World Cup, which countries are favored, and Tim’s presentation at Fool Fest 2018!

Direct download: 20180530_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Shares of Universal Display pop on news that Apple may be going with OLED screens on all of its 2019 iPhone models. Jason Moser analyzes the perils and promise of being a key supplier for the world’s biggest public company. We also discuss Disney potentially adding cash to outbid Comcast for Fox’s assets, as well as Coca-Cola selling the first alcoholic beverage in company history.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

Best Buy’s 1st-quarter same-store sales crushed expectations. So why is the stock dropping? Matt Argersinger analyzes Best Buy’s upcoming fiscal year and shares why consumer electronics might be on shaky ground. Plus, we discuss a potential catalyst for Chinese stocks and dip into the Fool Mailbag for a great question on valuation. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Lowe’s 1st-quarter sales came in light, but shares still rose 10%. Did the announcement of a new CEO top Lowe’s actual performance? Abi Malin analyzes the results, as well as Target’s 1st-quarter miss and Tiffany’s new all-time high.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Have you seen the latest drama at CBS?  It’s not on the network, it’s in the board room. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the battle for the future of CBS. Plus, he shares why he’s watching the increasingly fragmented world of retail and why companies like Shopify and Square could be among the big winners.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Though currently littered with penny stocks, the landscape for investing in marijuana is improving.  Shannon Jones analyzes the recent merger of Aurora Cannabis and MedReleaf, and the impending FDA approval for GW Pharmaceuticals.  Plus, we discuss how professional athletes and owners are helping the case by becoming more vocal about marijuana as a device for pain management. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Walmart’s 1st-quarter results had a great headline, but struggles underneath. David Kretzmann analyzes the retail giant’s business and offers advice on how to spend its own money.  We discuss the latest results from video game maker Take-Two Interactive and burger chain Jack In The Box.  Plus, exciting updates on the DC listener meetup and our podcast swag shop! Go to HelloFresh.com/MF30  and use the code MF30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Macy’s surges on surprising earnings. Tencent racks up big profits thanks to its social networking and gaming businesses. And Starbucks announces a venti-sized expansion in China. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross weigh in on those stories. Thanks to Molekule for supporting our podcast.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

A colder-than-usual April put a chill on Home Depot’s latest quarter.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes why Home Depot’s sales are deferred, not gone forever. We also explore Scotts Miracle Gro as a backdoor way to invest in the marijuana trend and discuss the surprising large (and awesomely-named) portfolio of brands that SMG runs. And do we have some thoughts on the Best Paid CEOs List? You bet!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for states to legalize sports betting. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the ripple effects of the decision and share some hidden winners for investors. Plus we discuss Canadian Tire’s acquisition of Helly Hansen and dip into the Fool Mailbag to share a few thoughts on Sirius XM Holdings.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_14_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Booking Holdings (aka, Priceline) beats expectations in the 1st quarter, but guidance for the 2nd quarter has some investors running. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why patient shareholders will probably be glad they held on.  Plus, we discuss the record pace of share buybacks and AMC Networks’ latest results.

(Tangents include Bill’s upcoming trip to Singapore, the New York Yankees’ hot streak, and the listener meet-up in Washington DC later this month!!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Disney reports better-than-expected earnings but shares slip. Why are investors not feeling the Disney magic? Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross tackle that question and talk about the latest from Trip Advisor, Electronic Arts, and Walmart.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Matt Koppenheffer returns! We discuss last week’s Berkshire-Hathaway meeting and Warren Buffett’s comments on Apple’s stock buyback plan and why he prefers moats. Plus, Matt analyzes Buffett’s push into Germany’s real estate market and the latest twist in Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:07pm EDT

Starbucks gets a $7 billion check from Nestle. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the new global coffee marketing deal, as well as the latest results from Shopify and Square.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Tesla shares fall after 1st-quarter results and Elon Musk’s questionable performance on the conference call with analysts.  Spotify’s 1st-ever quarterly report wasn’t as bad as some feared, while Fitbit drops on less-than-inspiring guidance.  David Kretzmann analyzes all of those stories as we gear up for Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting this weekend.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Apple reports strong growth in its services business, buys back $100 billion in stock, and raises its dividend. Snap tumbles on concern over slowing growth. And Facebook gets into the online dating business. Analysts Andy Cross and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of cryptocurrencies.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Under Armour’s 1st-quarter revenue comes in higher than expected, but shares still fall.  Jason Moser analyzes the quarter and shares why the company’s management (besides CEO Kevin Plank) is so important this year.  Plus, we discuss Teladoc’s upcoming report, Jason’s telehealth experience over the weekend, Texas Roadhouse’s latest quarter and why we need a Bubba’s 33 in the DMV!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

T-Mobile wants to buy Sprint for $26 billion in stock, but will it actually go through? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Wall Street’s reaction to the deal’s prospects.  Plus, we discuss McDonald’s latest quarter and Walt Disney’s record-breaking weekend at the box office.  (Tangents include the challenges of serving breakfast and “The Incredibles” as a James Bond film.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Facebook’s 1st-quarter report features record revenue and a growing pile of cash. Chipotle soars more than 20%. O’Reilly Automotive revs higher on profits and raised guidance.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus Royal Caribbean’s latest results.  (Tangents include the movie “Wall Street”, dinner with Jim Chanos, and Chris’ less-than-firm grasp of geography.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Twitter surprises Wall Street with a 1st-quarter profit. Comcast’s 1st-quarter earnings take a back seat to its $31 billion bid for Sky. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her thoughts on Costco’s latest dividend hike.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Alphabet racks up more than $9 billion in quarterly profits, so why is the stock down? 3M falls on lowered guidance, but is the stock now a value play? And what in the world is going on with Wells Fargo?  Bill Mann answers those questions and shares some thoughts on the upcoming Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

Hasbro’s 1st-quarter report was no fun. McDermott International shares pop after rejecting a takeover bid. And Henry Schein spins off its pet health business.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories, preview Caterpillar’s report on Tuesday morning, and offer three stock ideas for the new royal baby!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Jim Miller has written best-selling books about Hollywood, Saturday Night Live and the United States Senate.  But he’s probably best-known for writing “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN.”  In this wide-ranging conversation, Jim shares his thoughts on ESPN and its relationship with its parent: The Walt Disney Company. Plus, we discuss the one person who could succeed Lorne Michaels, how Jim got into podcasting, the future of sports betting and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson stops by to share why he prefers so-called “tiny banks” to the big banks on Wall Street.  Plus, we discuss Tesla’s latest production delay, whether Elon Musk will need to raise money this year, and what Tim is watching this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_19_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

As IBM drags down the Dow Jones, we’re talking transportation!  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest quarters from United Continental and CSX.  Plus, after a few years of treading water shares of Intuitive Surgical are on the rise (again) and Amazon teams up with Best Buy to sell smart TVs.  (Tangents include the biggest vehicles we’ve driven and finding the remote control.) 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Netflix pops after 1st-quarter subscriber growth comes in higher than expected.  Roku partners with Disney on the new ESPN+ app. Matt Argersinger analyzes those two stories, discusses buying into iQIYI’s IPO, and shares why he hopes Tencent Holdings and Atlassian Corporation have less-than-amazing reports this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

What companies need a hit? Which conference calls will be the most revealing?  And are we secretly rooting for some companies to have a terrible quarter? Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman answers these questions and share 6 stocks they’re watching closely as earnings season kicks into gear.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond has its worst day ever. Walmart is reportedly set to spend $10 billion to buy a majority stake in Flipkart, the leading e-commerce business in India.  Bill Mann analyzes those stories and gets positively giddy over a company called Longfin.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress. Shares of Facebook recorded their best day in two years. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg continued his testimony. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann weigh in on what it means for investors and discuss the implications for other big tech stocks.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

Verifone System shares rise 52% on buyout news. McDonald’s announces plans to expand in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. Mattel leaves New York as Hasbro deals with a toy shortage. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discusses those stories, as well as categorizing “restaurants” and “stores”.  (Tangents include Free Cone Day, Wawa Day, and name-dropping.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

Is PayPal trying to become the next Wells Fargo?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze PayPal’s moves towards traditional banking.  Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of retailers using their own private labels and dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer up some investing book recommendations. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Shares of AMC Entertainment rise on a new deal to open theaters in Saudi Arabia. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the global box office landscape. Plus, we discuss JM Smucker’s deal to buy Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, the coffee industry’s fight in California, and more.  (Tangents include the Pillsbury Doughboy, the health benefits of coffee, and the curious case of Larry Williams.)

Direct download: MaketFoolery_04052018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Investors react to a potential trade war. President Trump continues his war against Amazon. And Dave & Buster’s fail to amuse Wall Street. Motley Fool analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Warren Buffett’s next big buy. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Why did Spotify go the DPO route? Ron Gross explains their rationale and the downside of DPOs (direct public offering). Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag, give a thumbs-up to General Motors’ plan to ditch monthly sales numbers, and discuss our respective spring break trips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Tesla shares fall 20% in the past week on a combination of bad news. While some of it is short-term in nature, Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why looming debt should give investors pause. Plus, we discuss Under Armour’s data breach and Tim Cook throwing shade at Facebook and Amazon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

When is a burger more than just a meal?  Chris Hill reflects on the benefits of taking a break and his recent trip to Austin, Texas meeting with listeners.  Plus, he shares what he learned from a serendipitous encounter with the man behind Excaliburger.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

Now that interest rates are rising and bonds are more attractive, are dividend stocks on their way out?  Ron Gross analyzes the state of dividend stocks and share what investors should look for when they want to add some income to their portfolio.  Plus, Ron discusses his approach to portfolio management. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Forget that stuff in the back of your closet, let’s talk about spring cleaning your portfolio! Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses his own approach to portfolio maintenance and why he’s interested in Square.  We also discuss the rebalancing of the Fool 100 Index and why Red Hat and Discover Financial Services are in the mix.  Plus, we talk our plans for spring break and Tim shares the origins of his “Standing in line with locals” approach to travel. For more information on the Fool 100 index just go to www.fool100.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the massive data breach. And shares of Guess jump after the fashion retailer reports strong earnings. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann weigh in on those stories and share some questionable fashionable decisions. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Direct download: 20180322_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Another day and still no word from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the company’s data debacle.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the challenges facing the social network.  Plus, we discuss the vote Tesla shareholders are having on Elon Musk’s compensation package as well as the Nordstrom family backing away from taking the company private. 

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Direct download: 20170321_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Oracle shares fall despite strong 3rd-quarter profits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Oracle’s struggle to diversify its revenue streams. Plus, we discuss Uber suspending its autonomous driving testing, and last week’s listener meet-up in Austin, Texas.  (Tangents include focus groups, a weekly magazine called “Newsweek”, and the relative appeal of lip balm.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Facebook falls after Cambridge Analytica gains unauthorized access to data from more than 50 million people.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the potential long-term damage to Facebook’s reputation and overall business.  Universal Display falls 14% after Apple reportedly starts building its own screens. Plus, we discuss the finite value of trade industry media and the latest in the Shipping Wars between UPS, DHL and FedEx.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:26pm EDT

By 2020 the esports industry could reach $5 billion.  We wrap up SXSW Week by talking with Macy Mills, head of business development at Gameinfluencer.  She discusses the connected world of sports and esports, why leagues like the NBA are investing in the next generation of games, and how opportunities abound for the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  Plus, we share a little something from Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How has the center of government turned into a growing center of business and entrepreneurship?  We stop by the WeDC House to talk with Keith Sellars, President & CEO of the Washington DC Economic Partnership, about the rising tech scene in the DC area. Plus, we talk about Amazon’s search for a 2nd headquarters and share a little something from Flasher.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What does the future of retail look like?  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis shares insights from SXSW sessions he’s attended on the retail industry and Facebook’s inner workings. Plus, we discuss Google’s bet on smart speakers and share a little something from the Vandoliers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some observations from Elon Musk’s keynote, as well as why 2018 may be the beginning of the end for the smartphone.  Plus, we discuss why investing analysis is about to get slightly more difficult, give a preview of the most ambitious technology on the SXSW Trade Show floor, and share a little something from Jackie Venson.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Cigna buys Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. What will the healthcare deal mean for investors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle that question, weigh in on Costco and Kroger earnings, and discuss Amazon’s $22 billion commitment to Whole Foods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

If you missed out on buying shares of Netflix (when it was much smaller), we have some good news. Matt Argersinger analyzes the upcoming IPO of iQiyi, the video-streaming giant in China, and shares why investors should take a good long look. Plus, we discuss Coca-Cola’s first foray into selling alcoholic beverages and why a little volatility can be good for opportunistic investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Target’s digital sales are on the rise, but not enough for Wall Street’s liking. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape and the Nordstrom family’s latest attempt to take the company private.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the Fox Network’s aggressive goals for advertising reduction. (Tangents include our upcoming listener meet-up in Austin, real-life courtrooms vs. TV courtrooms, and more.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Blue Apron shares fall on Walmart announcing its rolling out meal kits to thousands of stores this year. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the move and try to find a silver lining to Blue Apron’s increasingly cloudy future. Plus, we discuss another new challenge for Wells Fargo and the rapidly falling morale at Snap.

Direct download: 20180305_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Best Buy and Kohl’s post surprisingly strong 4th-quarter results, but the stocks have different reactions. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, including L Brands’ continuing battle with declining mall traffic.  Plus, advertising giant WPP is having difficulty in an increasingly digital world. We discuss those stories as well as Bill Ackman exiting his short of Herbalife.   (Tangents include the Academy Awards, the flavor blue, and our upcoming listener happy hour in Austin, Texas!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

Booking Holdings (formerly Priceline) and Papa John’s put up very different numbers in the 4th quarter. Scott Phillips from Motley Fool Australia analyzes the results and shares the view from Down Under when it comes to sports, sponsorships, and betting on the games.  Plus, we talk about “Motley Fool Money” podcast Scott co-hosts in Australia each week, and why investors might consider taking a look at Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) and Altium (ASX: ALU). 
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

It’s National Pancake Day! Bill Mann analyzes Dine Brands Global (parent company of IHOP) as well as the changing landscape in the restaurant industry.  Plus, we discuss Jerome Powell’s first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, and an amazing headline from Australia.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

The Berkshire-Hathaway letter is out! Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the highlights and share why they recommend Warren Buffett take a long look at Waste Connections, McCormick and Ellie Mae. Plus, we discuss FedEx’s benefit program and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about the process of keeping a watchlist.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

Shares of Roku tumble on earnings. Is the honeymoon over for the streaming device maker? David Kretzmann and Jason Moser tackle that question and weigh in on earnings news from Wayfair, Stamps.com, and Pandora.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse puts up its 32nd straight quarter of same-store sales growth. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares how CEO Kent Taylor and his team have built the restaurant chain on fundamentals with staying power. Plus, we dig into Tile Shop’s drop against the backdrop of a thriving housing market and the latest with the Fool 100 Index. (If you’re interested in more details go to www.Fool100.com).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Walmart falls 10% on 4th-quarter results, but were they really that bad? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest results from the retail giant. Plus, we discuss Home Depot’s latest quarter, Albertson’s bid for Rite Aid, and Walt Disney’s huge weekend at the box office. (Tangents include President Chester A. Arthur, the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, and music options for the Winter Olympics.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

TripAdvisor shares rise on strong 4th-quarter revenue and optimism for 2018. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from TripAdvisor, Marriott and Shopify.

Direct download: 20180215_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

Chipotle names Brian Niccol as its new CEO. Is the Taco Bell CEO the missing ingredient for Chipotle? Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann tackle that question and weigh in on earnings from Baidu and Fossil.

Direct download: 20180214_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour pop on strong international sales in the 4th-quarter.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the landscape for the embattled sports apparel company. Plus, we discuss Walgreens interest in drug distributor AmerisourceBergen, the Federal Trade Commission’s interest in dental supply companies, and LL Bean’s interest in ditching abusive customers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Restaurant Brands International (parent company of Burger King and Popeye’s) pops on 4th-quarter results. iRobot falls 30% in three days.  Walt Disney raises ticket prices at the theme parks and strikes a content deal with Alibaba.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

The market takes another tumble. Industry Focus host Michael Douglass shares why interest rates might be going higher more quickly than some investors thought.  Plus, we discuss Twitter’s surprise 4th-quarter profit, emails from Finland, our listener meet-up from last night, and biotech opportunities for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:58pm EDT

Motley Fool Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer Bryan Hinmon stops by to discuss companies’ “capacity to suffer”, why free cash flow is not automatically a good thing, and how he discovered he was wrong about Tractor Supply. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

After a turbulent couple of days, calm returns to the stock market. Bill Mann analyzes the single security at the center of Monday’s market drop. Plus, we discuss trouble in the House of Lululemon, Tapestry’s turnaround, and the Pringles ad during the Super Bowl.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

IS IT TIME TO PANIC???  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman share why, despite the Dow falling 4-5% in the last week, investors need to take a deep breath and separate the signal from the noise. Plus, we discuss the latest retailer to declare bankruptcy, Janet Yellen dropping the mic on Wells Fargo, and memorable Super Bowl ads.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing bonus episode! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by longtime producer Mac Greer to talk about the Winter Olympics, Olympic-themed movies, and the history of Motley Fool radio. Plus, we talk about Bill’s connection to the “Miracle on Ice”, traditional skijoring, Mac’s Mt. Rushmore of comedy, why tug-of-war needs to be an Olympic sport, and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Shares of Facebook and Microsoft hit all-time highs after their latest earnings reports.  Ron Gross analyzes the results and shares his thoughts on quarterly conference calls.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Electronic Arts hits a new all-time high. Align Technology falls slightly, but is the timing of its conference call to blame? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes those stories and provides an update on the Fool 100 Index.  For more details go to www.fool100.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announce a partnership aimed at cutting health care costs and improving services for employees. What will the deal mean for investors? Jason Moser and David Kretzmann tackle that question, dig into McDonald’s earnings, and kick the tires on Waymo’s new ride. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Dr. Pepper Snapple teams up with Keurig Green Mountain. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal, as well as Lowe’s new $5 billion stock buyback plan and the disappointing news on U.S. consumer savings.  Plus, we unveil The Motley Fool’s $10,000 College Student Award! For more details go to www.fool.com/competition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Brian Richards, head of Motley Fool Asia, returns from his trip to Hong Kong and Tokyo to share his observations about bitcoin, the “4-3-2-1” method of investing, and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Comcast reports strong earnings and hikes its dividend. And Baidu hints at a new deal with Netflix. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger talk about those stories and weigh in on the coming battle between Disney and Netflix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Netflix soars after 4th-quarter subscriber growth surprised even them. Jim Mueller and Abi Malin analyze Netflix’s potential (and perils) over the next couple of years. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s new compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk, Johnson & Johnson’s not-as-bad-as-it-seems 4th-quarter loss, our listener meet-up in San Francisco, and movie recommendations!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:36pm EDT

Celgene buys Juno Theraputics. Halliburton delivers results in the 4th quarter and optimism for 2018.  Abercrombie & Fitch soars 10% on a better-than-expected holiday season. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and discuss opportunities in the energy industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:18pm EDT

In a rare Friday episode, Bill Mann shares why he believes Amazon will pick Atlanta for its 2nd headquarters. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss buying at the top, bitcoin scenarios, and why Pringles needs better distribution.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Apple announces plans to invest 350 billion in the U.S. over the next 5 years. And the company says it will pay a one-time repatriation tax of 38 billion dollars on its overseas cash holdings. Analysts Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer weigh in on the Apple news, crypto hacking, and the finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

A break-up of General Electric??  Shares of GE approach a 6-year low on reports CEO John Flannery is considering it. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why breaking up GE might not be easy or smart.  Nestle sells its U.S. candy business.  Papa John’s is looking for a new CEO. And shares of Tiffany hit a new high on strong holiday sales, thanks to a $450 silver ruler.  (Tangents include The Bob Newhart Show and stupid money.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

David Kretzmann returns from Las Vegas to share insights from CES. We discuss the latest in autonomous driving, drones, and more.  Plus, David shares the biggest change from last year’s CES, what happened during the blackout, and why we might be close to having a ping-pong playing robot at Fool Global HQ.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

KB Home and Delta Air Lines hit new highs on 4th-quarter results. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the results. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the question of leverage. We also preview this weekend’s radio show and provide an update on the podcast shop! (http://shop.fool.com)   

(Tangents include the “Coffee Achievers”, state licensing, and owning your own airline.)

 

Direct download: 20180111_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Shares of Eastman Kodak soar after the company announces a cryptocurrency for photographers. Warren Buffett moves closer to a successor. And Domino’s CEO announces plans to step down. Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on reports that Facebook is getting into the home device market.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

Target shares rise on strong holiday sales. Matt Argersinger analyzes the results and shares why Target’s e-commerce sales need to be even higher. Plus, Matt shares his preview for 2018 and we get an update on the race to a $1 trillion market cap.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Kohl’s hits a 52-week high after a strong holiday report, while GoPro shares fall 30% after a litany of bad news. Jason Moser analyzes it all and issues his own downgrade of Snap. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Direct download: 20170108_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

The Dow hits 25,000, winter weather spells good news for auto parts stocks, while L Brands falls on weak holiday sales. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories and more as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we announce the opening of The Motley Fool Podcast Shop (http://shop.fool.com)

(Tangents include Bill’s almost-interview with The New York Times, potential names for candles, moose encounters and more.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines announce plans to give employees a $1,000 bonus due to the new tax law. What does the news mean for investors? Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger tackle that question and weigh in on some surprising retail numbers and a potential Amazon acquisition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

CES is the largest consumer technology trade show in the world.  Before analyst David Kretzmann heads to Las Vegas (with 150,000 of his closest friends), he offers a preview of CES and what it means for investors. Thanks to Audible for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool or text FOOL to 500-500.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Investing lessons show up in the darnedest places. Chris Hill wraps up 2017 with some thoughts on what he learned running (for the 2nd time) the Marine Corps Marathon and ending up (for the 2nd time!) flat on his back in the medical tent.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_30_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

On the last trading day of 2017, Abi Malin analyzes the medical device industry and shares why Globus Medical is on her watch list. Plus, we discuss the promise of (and challenges facing) Stitch Fix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_29_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Will gene therapy companies produce healthy returns for investors? Ron Gross explains why he’s investing in gene therapy companies and shares his big question for the year ahead.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

With more people buying more stuff online and more stuff getting shipped, who’s making all those cardboard boxes?  Mike Olsen shares why he’s interested in box-makers like WestRock and International Paper. Plus, we discuss the curious case of consumer goods stocks as Mike makes the case for why “dividends have become quite sexy.”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Will Twitter fly higher in 2018?  Jason Moser tackles that question, explains why he’s bullish on a telehealth company, and talks about what tax reform means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The holiday season can be a joyous, fun time. It can also be tough for any number of reasons. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts about the sudden loss of a Motley Fool colleague, before handing the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond struggles, while Pacific Gas & Electric suspends its dividend in the face of mounting lawsuits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest on both. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and shake our heads in amazement as Long Island Iced Tea Corp. pivots to blockchain technology. (Tangents include New Orleans restaurants vs. San Francisco’s, the Ark of the Covenant, and the comedic stylings of Bob Newhart.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

FedEx hits a new high while Stitch Fix gets hit with margin pressures. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses those stories and hands out his awards for Best (and Worst) CEO of the Year, Business Quote of the Year and more. Also, the holiday music festival rolls on with a little help from the late, great John Holt!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT

Jack in the Box rises on news that it’s selling Qdoba. Olive Garden serves up strong results. And the Dow breaks another record. Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss these stories and talk about some challenges with the Disney/Fox deal. The Godfather of Soul also makes an appearance as we continue to bring you fresh music this holiday season!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Just days after taking a medical leave of absence, CSX announced that CEO Hunter Harrison has died. Taylor Muckerman discusses Harrison’s life as an industry titan, and how crucial he was to the recent success of CSX.  Plus, we analyze the challenges facing movie theaters and get Taylor’s pick for CEO of the year. MarketFoolery’s holiday music marathon rolls on with a little help from Tom Waits.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Disney buys most of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for 52.4 billion in stock. What does the deal mean for investors? What does the deal mean for Netflix and other competitors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser talk about some winners and losers in the Disney deal. And Boyz II Men keeps MarketFoolery's holiday music festival going strong!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

Hasbro rises as investors realize a new Star Wars film is opening soon.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the toymaking landscape and shares why it’s probably just a matter of time before Mattel gives in to Hasbro’s acquisition offer. Plus, we discuss a stumble by Casey’s General Store.  (Tangents include the “Superman Building” in Rhode Island, Wawa’s first-ever DC store, and the prospects of an LL Bean sponsorship.) MarketFoolery’s holiday music bonanza continues with a little help from The Raveonettes.

Direct download: 20171213_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Pepsi orders 100 trucks from Tesla. Stitch Fix has been public for less than a month but is already off to an impressive start.  Google and Facebook battle for traffic. David Kretzmann analyzes those stories and more, as the MarketFoolery holiday music drive gets a boost from Six13. To get a limited-edition holiday shave set while supplies last, go to Harrys.com/Fool

Direct download: 20171212_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Verizon shells out $1.5 billion to live-stream NFL games over the next five years. Jason Moser analyzes whether Verizon made the right move. Plus, we discuss United Natural Foods’ recent comeback, and Apple’s latest move in the increasingly-interesting streaming music industry. MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from The Weather Girls.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

JP Morgan believes shares of Tesla could fall 40% in the next 12 months.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson lays out a methodical, numbers-based case for what could trigger just such a scenario.  Plus, we talk holiday retail against the backdrop of Lululemon Athletica’s new 52-week high, as well as the Fool 100 Index. MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from The LeeVees.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Alphabet and Amazon fight it out. Dave & Buster’s thinks small. And a bankruptcy judge approves a big bonus plan for Toys R Us.

Analysts Jim Mueller and David Kretzmann talk about those stories and weigh in on a big decision from the EU courts.

And finally, producer Dan Boyd continues his campaign against stale Holiday music with a little help from Whiskey Business.

 
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

General Motors launches GM Marketplace in a bid for customers’ habits. Simon Erickson returns from Texas to analyze GM’s newest venture, as well as Starbucks’ brand new (massive) roastery in Shanghai. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share 3 stocks we rarely discuss. MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from Harry Connick, Jr!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

CVS finally makes an official $69 billion bid for Aetna.  Industry Focus host Kristine Harjes shares why this massive healthcare deal might not clear regulatory hurdles. Plus, we discuss Blue Apron’s upgrade, the importance of customer acquisition costs, and National Cookie Day.  MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from Carly Rae Jepsen.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing episode! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by retirement expert (and Motley Fool Answers co-host) Robert Brokamp to talk about holiday TV specials, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’s origin story, and the use of music in comedy.  Plus, we learn about Robert’s potential career paths, Bill’s first encounter with Chris (which Chris doesn’t remember), and more. Producer Dan Boyd kicks off our 3rd annual drive to share awesome holiday music with some help from Dropkick Murphys.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

Sears lost more than $550 million in the 3rd quarter. So why was the stock rising before lunch? Ron Gross analyzes Sears’ prospects, as well as the retail landscape in general.  Plus, we share a few more thoughts about Chipotle’s next CEO and Friday’s bonus episode of MarketFoolery!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:04pm EDT

Shares of Chipotle rise on news of a change in leadership. Goldman Sachs warns that stocks are at their highest valuation since 1900. And Uber loses $1.5 billion dollars. Analysts Bill Mann and Jeff Fischer discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of Shake Shack.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_29_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Buffalo Wild Wings becomes the latest restaurant to be taken private.  Abi Malin analyzes the deal and discusses whether investors should avoid (at least for the time being) restaurant stocks altogether.  Plus, SodaStream unveils a potential game-changer with “Sparkling Gold”, a new mixer that turns sparkling water into sparkling wine.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

Meredith Corp buys Time, Inc. for $2.8 billion. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal, the weekend box office, and the deluge of email that surrounds Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT

Shares of Signet Jewelers fall 30%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes whether a new CEO can turn things around at Signet. We also discuss Bill’s trip to Dubai to check in on NMC Health.  Plus, we bring producer Dan Boyd into the conversation as we debate overrated and underrated Thanksgiving Day foods and traditions.  (Tangents include visiting a coffee museum, the almost complete lack of editing on MarketFoolery, and the mispronunciation of Sweden’s 2nd-largest city.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:08pm EDT

Lowe’s 3rd-quarter profits double on strong same-store sales. Jim Mueller analyzes the home improvement landscape. With Urban Outfitters joining Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch as the latest fashion retailer to post surprisingly good results, we discuss whether retailers are oversold.  Plus, we preview the “Motley Fool Money” Thanksgiving special with a stock to be thankful for.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Volvo shares rise on a deal with Uber.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal and discuss which industry is most likely to control ride-sharing’s future.  We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to see if General Electric’s new CEO might have what it takes to be the next “Outsider”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Walmart hits a new high after e-commerce sales rise 50%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, from Walmart’s success to the surprising year RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) is having.  Plus, we discuss the latest from JM Smucker’s and L Brands, and preview our bonus holiday episode! 

(Tangents include the Papa John’s saga, a potential trip to Orrville, Ohio, and the bizarre array of scented candles being sold by Bath & Body Works.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_16_2017_3.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT

Tencent reports big earnings. Target shareholders see red. And Square gives Bitcoin a stamp of approval. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann dig into those stories and talk about the future of cryptocurrency.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Home Depot raises the roof. Buffalo Wild Wings sizzles. And a Nobel Prize-winning economist warns about the perils of passive investing. Bill Mann and Matt Argersinger discuss those stories and share some stock ideas for the coming retail apocalypse.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Is Hasbro about to buy rival toymaker Mattel?  As new CEO John Flannery shakes up General Electric (and shares hit a 5-year low) is now the time to buy?  Is Roku’s recent earnings surprise simply due to low expectations?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze these topics and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Match Group hits a new high while Snap sinks (again).  Abi Malin and Jason Moser analyze the latest results from these two young public companies.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how investors can glean information from quarterly conference calls.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Scott Phillips from Motley Fool Australia in the house! We discuss Blue Apron’s latest tumble, Amazon’s move to Australia, and investing Down Under.  Plus, we talk about the Australian version of “Motley Fool Money” that Scott co-hosts with Andrew Page.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_07_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Broadcom makes a big bid for Qualcomm. Michael Kors surges. And Berkshire Hathaway slips. Analysts Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss these stories and talk about some small insurance companies with big potential.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Facebook’s 3rd-quarter results are astonishing, but shares fall anyway.  Aaron Bush analyzes Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about increased spending on security and shares how Facebook’s margins could end up going even higher.  Plus we dig into the latest results from Tesla and Blue Apron.  To check out the latest from Motley Fool Wealth Management just go to http://Personal.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

3D Systems hits a 6-year low. Envision Healthcare shares fall 30%. And Papa John’s cuts guidance and blames the NFL. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes all this and more in this tangent-scented episode. (Tangents include New Haven-style pizza, schadenfreude, the RV Hall of Fame, and our respective Halloween nights.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_01_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Under Armour sinks to its lowest point as a public company after a bad 3rd quarter and worse guidance. Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann analyze the damage and share why it might get even worse. Plus, we dig into the latest results from Shopify, IPG Photonics and Texas Roadhouse, as we plan a 300-mile road trip to the nearest Bubba’s 33.

Direct download: 20171031_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Lennar’s purchase of rival CalAtlantic Group creates the largest homebuilder in the U.S.  Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal and the future for homebuilding stocks.  Macy’s hits an 8-year low. Ellie Mae reports earnings.  And Constellation Brands buys a 10% stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a publicly-traded cannabis company with an all-time great ticker symbol.

Direct download: 20171030_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

Twitter and Buffalo Wild Wings have one thing in common: a rising stock price in the wake of Wall Street’s low expectations. David Kretzmann analyzes their latest results, along with the perplexing case of iRobot.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and wrap up Halloween Candy Week. Thanks to Freshbooks for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get a 30-day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com /FOOL and enter “MOTLEY FOOL” in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Chipotle shares hit a 5-year low after dismal 3rd-quarter results and disappointing guidance. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest from Chipotle, Anthem and GrubHub. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and continue our discussion of overrated & underrated Halloween candy. (Tangents include Bill’s age, Chris’ anger levels, and segues.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT

Caterpillar and 3M both hit new all-time highs after strong 3rd-quarter reports.  Tim Hanson analyzes the rise of the blue chips and shares why the candy industry’s “fun size” moniker is one of the biggest corporate atrocities of the past half-century.  Plus, we discuss more overrated & underrated Halloween candies.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

Haliburton slips on concerns over fracking margins. Hasbro tumbles on a holiday sales warning. And Amazon entertains suitors for its second headquarters. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman weigh in on those stories and talk about Cisco’s big deal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

On this date thirty years ago, the Dow recorded its biggest one-day percentage decline in history. On today’s episode, analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross talk about Black Monday’s lessons for investors and weigh in on earnings news from eBay, United Continental, and Blue Apron. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

IBM’s streak of declining revenue hits 22 quarters, but shares still pop 9%. David Kretzmann and Jim Mueller discuss Big Blue, housing starts, and what investors should expect this earnings season when it comes to “hurricane-related excuses.”  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Netflix (briefly) hits a new high after 3rd-quarter subscribers top 5 million.  Seth Jayson analyzes Netflix’s growth, as well as the challenges facing Harley-Davidson.  Having run more than 80 marathons, Seth also offers advice in advance of the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon and warns against overhydration.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Ruby Tuesday shares pop 20% after being bought by a private equity firm. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal (and the challenging restaurant industry). Nordstrom puts its own plans to go private on hold, and we discuss Spotify’s impending IPO.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Domino’s declines over growth concerns. Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer discuss the future of the pizza giant and delve into a Disney downgrade and Square upgrade. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Coach is getting a makeover! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes why Coach’s rebranding to “Tapestry” might make sense for the apparel retailer.  We discuss Delta’s latest quarter, Micron’s secondary offering, and Wal-Mart’s $20 billion stock buyback. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (Tangents include castles, the health benefits of coffee and Bill’s upcoming trip to Dubai.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT

Pfizer is considering selling its consumer healthcare business. Would Advil, Chapstick and Centrum vitamins fetch a price tag of $15 billion?  Industry Focus host Kristine Harjes analyzes the opportunity for Pfizer and its shareholders.  We also discuss her recent trip to Greece and it has her thinking about Square.  Plus, Kristine offers an earnings preview of Johnson & Johnson and advice for travelers to Greece.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:28pm EDT

A disappointing opening weekend for “Blade Runner 2049” sends movie theater stocks down. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly tough economics for movie theaters.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV advertising and wonder how much longer big brands will pay up for a shrinking audience.  Dan Boyd reports back from his trip to NY Comic-Con and highlights the big presence of streaming services and the best costume on display.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings pops after getting added to the S&P 500 Index.  Abi Malin analyzes what investors interested in cruise stocks should be looking for.  Plus, we discuss the potential sale of SeaWorld Entertainment and what GrubHub means to restaurant owners.

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Direct download: 20171005_MarkertFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:23pm EDT

We’re back from South Carolina!  David Kretzmann shares highlights from our investing conference and analyzes Citron Research’s shorting of Shopify.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

Chris Hill sits down with Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge, hosts of the “Manage Your Damn Money” podcast to talk about how they met, the #1 financial topic millennials want to hear about, Ben’s early attraction to the topic of money, Malcolm’s upcoming marathon and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Emerging markets are up 25% year-to-date. What’s up with THAT?!? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares why emerging markets still have room to run. Plus, we offer a sneak preview of Tuesday’s episode and discuss the investing book Tim just started reading.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

It’s finally here! The episode that at least 3-4 listeners have asked for.....the non-investing podcast! 
Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by 1st-time guest (and longtime Fool) Roger Friedman to talk about comedy influences, musicians who died too young, the epic “Tiger vs. Shark” battle and more.  Plus, we reveal the winners of our “CEO Buddy Cop movie” contest and wonder if we’ve made a terrible mistake by taping (and publishing) this episode.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Roku jumps in its public market debut. Andy Cross and David Kretzmann take stock in the streaming device maker and talk millennial trends and trendy stock ideas.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

Nike’s 1st-quarter profits fall 24%.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Asset Management analyzes Nike’s challenges and the relative attractiveness of a stock close to a 2-year low.  Plus, we discuss Macy’s attempt to increase appeal among its biggest customers.  (Tangents include the existence of NHL fans, celebrity chefs, and details about our upcoming bonus episode.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_27_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Richard Smith is out as chairman and CEO of Equifax.  Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a light at the end of the tunnel for shareholders. Plus, we dig into surprising profits from Ascena Retail and offer a sneak preview of our event next week in South Carolina.

Direct download: 20170926_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Sprint and T-Mobile are close to a merger. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the long-term trend around mobile carriers and the potential for anti-trust concerns. Plus, we dig into General Electric’s latest sale and Twitter’s latest glimmer of hope.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Shares of chipmaker AMD pop on reports of a partnership with Tesla.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the challenges Scholastic faces as its stock hits a 52-week low.  KB Home’s board of directors moves (with surprising speed) to punish its CEO.  Plus, we offer a sneak preview of our upcoming bonus episode and announce one of the prizes for our “CEO Buddy Cops” movie contest.

(Tangents include Las Vegas, the international space station, and our upcoming bonus episode!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm EDT

Nintendo shares hit a 9-year high on news of a big partnership. Bed, Bath, and Beyond takes a bath after reporting disappointing earnings. And Amazon gets into the wearables game. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

Toys R Us, the largest toy retailer in America, declares bankruptcy.  Abi Malin surveys the damage.  As Adidas sales in the U.S. continue to rise, we check in on its competition with Nike and UnderArmour.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer the question, “How should I feel when an executive sells shares of his company stock?”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

Northrop Grumman buys Orbital ATK for nearly $8 billion in cash. Taylor Muckerman analyzes why the deal makes sense for Northrop Grumman and shares why investors should expect more space-related business news.  We check in on “The Battle for the Living Room” with Roku pricing their IPO and a discussion of the business winners from last night’s Emmy Awards.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm EDT

United Natural Foods benefits from low expectations and a bidding war breaks out for Toshiba’s memory-chip division.  Aaron Bush analyzes those stories and breaks down the different strategies Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are employing to gain traction with their home assistant devices.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon calls Bitcoin a fraud. Apple introduces its new iPhone. And Chipotle introduces queso. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

Apple gears up for its big event. Travelers Insurance puts a hold on stock buybacks. And Pizza Hut deals with an image problem. Jeff Fischer and Jim Gillies analyze those stories and discuss the potential ramifications of countries eliminating internal combustion engines.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

Hurricane Irma isn’t quite as destructive as we feared, but the damage is still being done. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman survey the investing landscape in Irma’s wake and analyze insurers, re-insurers, retail, restaurants and more. Plus, Equifax continues to fall. Is it now a buying opportunity?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Tronc buys The New York Daily News, while Verizon launches a rewards program that comes with a catch.  Jason Moser analyzes the respective moves and shares his skepticism about either one succeeding.  Plus, we wrap up “Mistakes Were Made” week by discussing why some company moves belong on a short leash and why you should never fall in love with a stock price.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Dave & Buster’s shares slide on disappointing sales. And Kohl’s partners with Amazon to offer smart home products. Matt Argersinger talks about those stories and shares one of his biggest investing mistakes.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

United Technologies buys defense contractor Rockewell Collins in a deal worth $23 billion.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the deal and shares why UTX is in no danger of getting too big.  Plus, we borrow from our podcast colleagues at Industry Focus and kick off “Mistakes Were Made” week with a few thoughts on listening to smart analysts and listening to your own gut.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Turns out Wells Fargo opened 1.5 million fake accounts more than originally reported. So why isn’t the stock tanking?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds surveys the damage, and digs into the latest earnings from Campbell’s Soup and Land’s End.  Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of Industry Focus and next week’s launch of brand new edition of “The Motley Fool Investment Guide”.  (For more details, go to http://book.fool.com)

Direct download: 20170831_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Gilead Sciences buys Kite Pharma for $12 billion in cash. Kristine Harjes and Jason Moser analyze the deal and what it means for Gilead’s future.  Plus, Uber gets a new CEO (courtesy of Expedia), Fitbit rolls out a new smartwatch, and Whole Foods is now selling....Amazon Echo speakers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Chris Hill returns from Podcast Movement 2017 in California and shares a few observations from the conference.  As Houston residents prepare for Hurricane Harvey, investors prepare for the impact on the energy industry and potential for disruption to multiple supply chains.

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Direct download: 20170825_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:02pm EDT

Brian Richards (head of Fool Asia) returns from his trip to Singapore, Hong Kong & Japan!  We discuss the attractiveness of the BAT stocks (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent), Tom Gardner’s keynote speech, and the culture of basketball in Hong Kong.  To access content from Tom Gardner’s speech in Singapore, just go to www.Fool.Sg/InvestFair2017.

Direct download: 20170822_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Just how many companies will actually blame the solar eclipse for their earnings miss next quarter?  Jason Moser analyzes the prospect of former GE CEO Jeff Immelt taking the wheel at Uber.  Starbucks makes the cover of Barron’s, begging the question of just how attractive the stock’s valuation.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to make a recommendation to a novice whiskey drinker.

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Direct download: 20170821_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

Walmart’s online sales rise 67%.  Aaron Bush analyzes the retail landscape, Alibaba’s latest results, and Elon Musk dabbling in esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

2nd-quarter profits for both Target and Urban Outfitters came in higher than expected, but only one of those stocks is soaring today.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the retail industry, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss ETFs, diversification and more. 

(Tangents include things to do in Memphis, the classic film “Diner” and shark vs. tiger.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods plummets on disappointing earnings. Home Depot sells off despite strong results. And a judge orders Costco to pay up. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross discusses those stories.

Direct download: 20170815_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

VF Corp makes a deal for more workwear, sending its stock higher. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze how showrunners moving from broadcast and cable networks to Amazon and Netflix signal further disruption in the TV industry.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV’s remaining ace card and the coming storm for professional sports leagues.

Direct download: 20170814_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

Shares of Blue Apron plunge after the meal delivery company warns of big losses ahead. And Facebook introduces a new video platform. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into earnings from Macy’s and Kohl’s.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Disney makes headlines with its break from Netflix.  Priceline and TripAdvisor sink for different reasons.  And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer marriage advice.  Ron Gross, and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds, discuss these stories and the return of “The Ocho” at a live taping from Chatter in Washington DC.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors both soar on better-than-expected 1st-quarter profits. Jason Moser analyzes the way both retailers are improving margins. Plus, we dig into Wayfair’s latest results and offer some advice to Shake Shack’s management.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Tyson Foods’ stock rises on strong exports of beef, chicken and pork. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze Tyson’s growth potential, Marriott’s new deal with Alibaba, Tesla’s completely-expected debt offering, and Netflix’s 1st content acquisition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Tesla shares rise on strong 2nd-quarter profits, but the company still needs cash.  Bill Mann analyzes Tesla’s short-term future and why Elon Musk continues to set ambitious production targets.  Teva Pharmaceuticals sinks to a 13-year low on a bad 2nd-quarter report combined with slashing the dividend.  Plus, Bill shares observations, both business and personal, from his recent trip to Africa.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

Apple’s quarterly revenue comes in north of $45 billion. Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds looks at the results and disputes any rumors that the iPhone 8 might be delayed past the holidays.  Mondelez is getting a new CEO, and Groupon rises despite revenue being light (again).  Plus, the movie theater industry gets a bleak warning.  (Tangents include movies we’ll go to the theater for, the bloated Oreo division, and Bill’s brief directing career!)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse serves up big earnings. Shares of Under Armour slip. And shares of Shopify surge. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann dig into those stories.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm EDT

Merger Monday! Discovery Communications seals a $14.6 billion deal with Scripps Interactive. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Discovery’s opportunities for international growth. Snap’s lockup period expires, sending trading volume through the roof. But while Snap’s stock remains flat, the upcoming earnings report bears watching.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Costco’s marketing push with....Groupon??

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:18pm EDT

Shares of Facebook surge on better-than-expected earnings. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger weigh in on the surprising numbers and delve into earnings from Buffalo Wild Wings, PayPal, and Tractor Supply Company.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Boeing’s stock pops on jet-fueled profits.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes Boeing’s strengths, as well as a 1950s-America basket of stocks (US Steel, Coca-Cola, Hershey, etc.)  In the wake of Chipotle’s latest quarterly conference call, we debate how seriously management is taking its latest crisis.  (Tangents in this episode include The Godfather: Part II and the writings of the late, great David Halberstam.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT

McDonald’s hits a new all-time high after global sales stun Wall Street.  David Kretzmann analyzes the rise of the Golden Arches under CEO Steve Easterbrook.  Plus, we dig into Alphabet’s EU fine and how cost-per-click affected Q2 results, as well as the Domino’s Pizza’s astonishing streak of international sales growth.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Visa has declared war on cash.  Jason Moser shares the four stocks he intends to buy in the growing trend of non-cash transactions.  Plus, we discuss Hasbro’s surprising drop, Blue Apron’s upgrades, WebMD going private and whether Jordan Spieth winning the British Open can boost shares of Under Armour.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT

Sears pops after striking a deal to sell Kenmore-branded appliances on Amazon.com.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes the deal and explains how news involving Amazon relates to the classic Tom Hanks film “Big.”  Plus, we dig into the latest results from T-Mobile, United Rentals and Polaris Industries.  (Tangents include the moon landing, going over your mobile data plan, college rivalries and the wrong place to get a lobster roll.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_20_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

Should companies offer quarterly guidance? What are the incentives in place for Wall Street analysts?  Jim Mueller and Aaron Bush break down what investors should know about the guidance game.  Plus we dig into IBM’s latest quarter, Chipotle’s latest uncertainty, and the potential merger in the cable networks industry.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

International subscriber growth fuels Netflix to an all-time high.  Ryan Reeves and Aneesh Susarla analyze Netflix’s better-than-expected results.  Plus, we dig into Select Comfort’s rebranding, UnitedHealth’s latest quarter, and why we’re watching Shopify and PayPal.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Blue Apron falls another 10% after Amazon takes aim at the prepared food kit market.  Jason Moser analyzes why it’s probably going to get even worse for Blue Apron.  Internet-TV provider Roku and celebrity chef Bobby Flay prepare for two new IPOs that leave us with more questions than answers.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and offer a preview of Netflix’s upcoming earnings report.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

Shares of Target rise on upbeat guidance. Uber makes a deal in Russia. And Snap gets some good news. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT

Harley-Davidson shares drop on a downgrade.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares why demographic trends aren’t on HD’s side right now.  Plus, we discuss Time Inc.’s potential rebranding, whether Best Buy is going the way of Sears, and how drinking more coffee is nothing but good for you (we think).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

How are YOU celebrating Amazon Prime Day?  Aaron Bush analyzes Amazon’s push to international markets and the drive to sell more Echo devices.  North America’s newspapers are banding together to take on Facebook and Google over digital advertising.  Plus, what in the world is CRISPR and why should investors pay attention? 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch walks away from buyout discussions, causing shares to hit a 17-year low.  Jason Moser analyzes the retail landscape, Costco’s valuation, and ClubCorp’s 30% pop.  Plus, we’re hiring for Fool Japan and heading to Hong Kong for an event with CEO Tom Gardner!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_10_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

Yum China Holdings gets whacked after Pizza Hut’s tepid results drag down the positive numbers from KFC and Taco Bell.  Seth Jayson analyzes the fast-food landscape in China, as well as Tesla’s recent drop, and shares why he’s intrigued by what’s happening in the fashion watch industry.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

O’Reilly Automotive lowers guidance and shares fall 20%, and drags AutoZone and Advance Auto Parts with it. Jason Moser analyzes the changing landscape for auto parts retailers as Volvo goes electric.  Plus we dig into further challenges at Disney’s TV division that have nothing to do with ESPN.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Back from vacation, Chris Hill shares a few business takeaways from London and Ireland. Plus, as bearish calls for a big stock market drop increase, it’s a good time to remember why we invest in businesses.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08pm EDT

Bill Mann wraps up Strategy Week with a look outside the U.S.  We discuss the upside (and downside) of ETFs, as well as American companies that are secretly international stocks. Plus, why corruption in Brazil could be good for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How many stocks should I own?  Where do I start in building my portfolio? And how big should my initial holdings be?  Bryan Hinmon from Motley Fool Funds dissects the ins and outs of portfolio allocation, shares two stock ideas (one riskier than the other) as well as why we should never get “too cute” with our investing. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

As the return on bonds continues to languish, more investors are turning to dividend stocks.  Ron Gross highlights the risk in chasing yield and urges investors to focus on total return instead.  Plus, we discuss the stigma of being label “dividend stock”, the beauty of dividend aristocrats, and a couple of stocks to add to your watchlist.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Strategy Week begins!  Bill Mann shares why he believes right now is a good time for small cap stocks and why small caps are not riskier than large caps. Plus, we delve into one of the key factors in evaluating smaller companies, two small caps that Bill likes right now, and the one type of small cap to avoid.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Fool Germany analyst Matt Koppenheffer shares what’s on the mind of German investors and how the start-up scene in Germany is growing.  Plus we discuss Amazon’s German-based competitor in the fashion industry, Zalando.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO. CarMax revs up on earnings. And Snapchat gets more bad news. Motley Fool analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss these stories and weigh in on the future of Etsy. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Lennar Corp’s stock hits a new high after 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected.  As auto parts companies struggle Goodyear Tire gets an analyst upgrade.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes these businesses, as well as the future of air travel. And of course, we go off on a tangent about the “buddy cop” genre of movies and discuss who we would cast.

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Direct download: 20170620_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Amazon’s buying Whole Foods for $42 a share. So why is Whole Foods’ stock trading above $43? Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a competing bid, what shareholders need to know, and why Kroger isn’t dead yet. Plus we discuss the money behind live sports and the bid for TV ratings as the U.S. Open posts its 2nd-lowest audience ever.

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Direct download: 20170619_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Looking to allocate some of your portfolio into safer, blue chip dividend stocks?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds offers some ideas on where to find them. Plus we delve into the rise in interest rates, Kroger’s guidance cut (and resulting stock drop) and SeaWorld Entertainment’s chairman getting the boot from shareholders.

Direct download: 20170615_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Chris Hill reflects on this morning’s shootings in Alexandria, what happens when chaos knocks on your front door, and the challenge of being kind in the face of madness.

Direct download: 20170614_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

It’s “Free Taco Day” at Taco Bell!!  Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann attempt to calm investors nervous over the Nasdaq’s mild (and brief) drop.  Then we dig into Nike vs. Under Armour after the NBA Finals, and the potential for MGM Resorts’ new eSports arena.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Jeff Immelt, longtime CEO of General Electric, announces his retirement and sends the stock higher. Taylor Muckerman shares why GE is favorite way to play the energy sector, and Jason Moser weighs in on the demise of Gymboree. Plus, we discuss the utter mess at Uber.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

While the former FBI director is busy across the Potomac River from Fool HQ, the News Fairy brought reports of Nordstrom contemplating private life. Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Nordstrom’s fate, as well as the latest quarterly reports from Vail Resorts and JM Smucker.  (Tangents include “Ghostbusters”, kitty litter, and the Pillsbury Doughboy.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Chipmaker Ambarella falls on lowered guidance. Jason Moser analyzes Dave & Buster’s new all-time high and whether Pepsi shares are now in a different category than Coca-Cola’s.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to analyze the future of Boston Beer Co.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Apple uses the Worldwide Developer Conference to unveil “HomePod”, a new home assistant. David Kretzmann analyzes the device and shares why he believes Bose and Sonos have more to fear than Amazon and Google. Plus we dig into the latest quarter from Casey’s General Stores and the rise of eSports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Activist investor group Marcato Capital won a proxy fight to get three board seats at Buffalo Wild Wings, and longtime CEO Sally Smith has decided to retire. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Smith’s incredible track record and wish good luck to whoever has to fill the enormous shoes she leaves behind. Plus, we share highlights from FoolFest 2017.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:33pm EDT

Michael Kors hits a 5-year low as same-store sales plummet.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker surveys the retail landscape and compares Kors to the strong sales from J. Jill.  Plus, we discuss Kellogg’s layoffs in the wake of falling sales and which breakfast cereals belong on Mount Rushmore.

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Direct download: 20170531_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season, but two financial flops led to the worst box office since 1999.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the damage, as well as Canadian National Railway’s last-minute efforts to head off a conductor strike, Zillow’s challenges with the “zestimate” and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Best Buy hits an 11-year high, Williams-Sonoma raises guidance and Guess? sells a few more pairs of jeans.  Ron Gross analyzes those companies and more. Plus, we kick off Memorial Day weekend with some grilling tips to improve your next backyard bbq.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Is oil the past? Is sparkling water the future? Are autonomous vehicles about to accelerate? Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss one investing idea they're bullish on, one they're bearish on, and one they're warming up to. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

Toll Brothers hits a 52-week high while AutoZone tanks. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker breaks down the latest quarters from those two company. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and pay tribute to the late Sir Roger Moore.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Mark Fields is out as CEO at Ford Motor just three years after being unanimously praised as Alan Mulally’s successor.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the potential thinking behind the decision and where Ford needs to go next with autonomous driving.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the next e-commerce player Wal-Mart could buy.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:43pm EDT

Investors react to the latest political uncertainty. Wal-Mart reports surprising earnings. SiriusXM considers a Pandora purchase. And a new burger king gets crowned. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT

Target’s 1st-quarter profits get them through a “very choppy” retail environment.  Red Robin Gourmet Burgers’ stock pops 17% on a strong 1st-quarter report. David Kretzmann analyzes those companies, plus Jack In The Box’s decision to spin off Qdoba.  Plus, we discuss why delivery is so important for the future success of restaurant companies and spend a minute on last night’s NBA draft lottery.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

Home Depot hits an all-time high on another fantastic quarter. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares why, despite a rising stock price, shares of Home Depot are still reasonably priced. Ford Motor is reportedly laying off 10% of its workforce, but the coming disruption in the automotive industry will potentially dwarf this news. Plus, we discuss Tronc’s latest move and rumors of a major rift inside Mondolez.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Cybersecurity stocks rise after malware attacks affected businesses around the globe over the weekend.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman dip into the Fool Mailbag to analyze the state of 3D printing and what millennials buying homes means for investors.  Plus, we have a few ideas for the next Oreo flavor.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Macy’s and Kohl’s had rough 1st quarters. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker surveys the damage.  Whole Foods Market shakes up its board with five new directors and a new chair. Plus, Snap’s first quarterly report wasn’t helped by Snap’s first quarterly conference call. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Is Tesla the next Apple? Will United Continental will fly higher? And will Howard Hughes enrich investors? Analyst Matt Argersinger shares some of his top takeaways from the Sohn Investing Conference.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Wayfair soars on a smaller-than-expected loss. Marriott hits an all-time high. And Pandora continues to struggle. Jason Moser analyzes those companies and Coach’s decision to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion as we discuss what happens when a company’s brand is stronger than its actual business.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Highlights from Omaha! Analyst Michael Douglass returns from the Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting with insights on Warren Buffett’s latest thinking.  We discuss Buffett’s observations on Amazon, Alphabet, IBM, airlines, artificial intelligence, driverless cars, Trumpcare and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Facebook posts big numbers in the 1st quarter, as Wall Street yawns.  Simon Erickson analyzes the social network’s future and digs into the latest quarterly report from Tesla.  We also discuss the growth of digital subscriptions to, and stock price of, The New York Times.  Plus, we lay out the reasons why investors interested in media stocks should steer clear of radio operator Cumulus Media.

Direct download: 20170504_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Apple slips on revenue concerns. Twilio tumbles on an Uber slowdown. And Gilead Sciences stumbles. Analysts Jeff Fischer and David Kretzmann tackle these stories and weigh in on a trillion-dollar question.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

One year after being rebuffed, IAC closes the deal for Angie’s List.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the move and the market opportunity for IAC’s new spin-off.  Plus we discuss the latest earnings from Coach, AMD and Texas Roadhouse.

Direct download: 20170502_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

Dish Network loses more subscribers than expected, so why is the stock up? Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the chances someone will acquire Dish. Twitter teams up with Bloomberg for original content. Fitbit speaks out on its exploding fitness tracker, and we discuss the rise in casino stocks.

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Direct download: 05012017_MarketFooley.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Domino’s serves up big earnings. Under Armour jumps. And Southwest Airlines loses altitude. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into Buffalo Wild Wings earnings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

iRobot hits a new high on strong earnings. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann analyze how helpful robots are rewarding investors.  Plus, we dig into Chipotle’s turnaround and Twitter’s mixed-bag-of-a-quarter.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Nasdaq tops 6,000 for the first time ever as a bunch of well-known stocks hit all-time highs. Matt Argersinger analyzes the pros and cons (yes, they exist) for investors. Plus, we discuss Caterpillar’s blowout earnings report, Netflix’s licensing deal in China with IQiyi (subsidiary of Baidu) and why you might want to avoid watching “Iron Fist”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Earningspalooza is here! Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the latest results from energy giant Halliburton, as well a strong quarter pushing Hasbro shares to a new high. Plus, we discuss Netflix raising $1 billion and Samsung’s unexpected good news.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

On the day celebrated by cannabis enthusiasts, Molson Coors gets a downgrade based on marijuana’s rising popularity.  Bryan Hinmon and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyze the future of the beer & marijuana industries.  Plus, we dig into the latest from homebuilders and home-related stocks, CVS Health’s plan to cut down on candy, and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

Facebook doubles down on augmented reality. And IBM slips on declining revenue. Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on Tesla car comparisons.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Netflix posts strong earnings in Q1, but questions persist over subscriber growth.  Jim Mueller and David Kretzmann analyze Netflix’s spending habits and the surprising lure of Adam Sandler movies.  Plus we debate United Continental’s future and dip into the Fool Mailbag to figure out what companies actually get for slapping their name and logo on a sports arena.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Earnings season kicks off this week. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman share why they’re curious to see the latest results from Snap, Visa, MasterCard and Chipotle.  Plus, we discuss why Zillow, Verizon and Under Armour shareholders could really use a big quarter this time around.

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT


Panera Bread has been the best performing restaurant stock of the past 20 years. Now that it’s about to go private, where should investors be looking?  Abi Malin analyzes the state of the restaurant industry and shares the cosmetics company she’s watching this earnings season. Plus, we dig into the overwhelming world of scented candles.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Shares of Whole Foods rise after an activist investor buys 9% and suggests (among other things) that Whole Foods consider takeover offers. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the potential next moves involved. Plus, we debate the future of United Airlines and the movie-fueled rise of Walt Disney’s stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Microsoft, eBay and Tencent just invested $1.4 billion in FlipKart, the leading e-commerce business in India.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze FlipKart’s battle against Amazon.  Plus, we discuss Wells Fargo’s board of directors clawing back $75 million from executives and United Airlines clawing a paying customer from his seat.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss one stock they're bullish on, one stock they're bearish on, and one stock they're warming up to.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

It’s official, JAB Holding is buying Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Analyst David Kretzmann discusses the deal, Amazon’s securing of NFL streaming rights, and investing observations from his recent trip to Australia & New Zealand.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Who would you rather buy: Panera Bread or Staples?  Both companies are up for grabs for the right price. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker dissects the two opportunities and which companies (Domino’s Pizza?) might be doing the buying.  Plus we discuss the latest quarter from International Speedway and Verizon’s new Oath, as producer Dan Boyd gets ready to spin some hobbit music.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

A record number of vehicle deliveries results in a new all-time high for shares of Tesla, which sends the company’s market cap higher than Ford Motor’s.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the automotive landscape, and offer advice for Starbucks’ new CEO Kevin Johnson. Plus, we discuss Ronco Brands going public, how many stocks is “too many” and the surprising athletic prowess of the state of South Carolina.

Direct download: 04_03_2017_Market_Foolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Shares of Lululemon Athletica fall more than 20% after a bad 4th-quarter report and weak guidance. Simon Erickson analyzes the damage and shares why he’s optimistic about the company’s future. Plus we discuss Toyota’s recall of nearly 3 million vehicles and give a sneak preview of Simon’s free investing report from SXSW.

Direct download: 20170330_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

Restoration Hardware shares rise on optimism on the company’s new loyalty program. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker examines the latest quarter from Sonic, as well as the incredible long-term performance of tobacco, beer and liquor stocks.  Plus, we share a few thoughts on baseball’s opening day.

Direct download: 20170329_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Facebook launches Stories. And Darden Restaurants serves up appetizing earnings and makes a cheesy acquisition. Analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss these stories and weigh in on Whole Foods’ slowdown.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Big-name advertisers are pulling their ads from YouTube. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the competitive landscape in video advertising and share why it might be time for Google to employ the human touch. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the economic impact of the NCAA basketball tournament.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Ross Anderson from Motley Fool Wealth Management discusses the two types of risk investors must consider, why selling is a challenge, and what he loves about financial planning.

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Direct download: 20170323_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Nike stumbles. Sears plummets. And Winnebago revs up after quarterly earnings. Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss these stories and weigh in on Costco’s next delivery. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT

We’ve got the latest earnings results from homebuilder Lennar, Lands’ End and General Mills.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares his thoughts on those businesses, the relative merits of Chex cereal, and the benefits of having an easy act to follow.  Plus, we share a listener email in response to the recent discussions about Wawa.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Walt Disney rules the weekend box office (again) with “Beauty and The Beast”.  Jason Moser analyzes the growing impact of Disney’s films on the company’s overall revenue.  Plus, Uber’s 2nd-highest ranking executive walks away after only six months on the job.  Jason shares life hacks and stock ideas from his recent adventures in home-buying and Chris Hill shares a brush with fame from his time at SXSW.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

We wrap up SXSW Week with observations from the trade show floor.  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis pulls double-duty by sharing some of the most interesting quotes he's heard from executives from Netflix, Facebook and The Walt Disney Company.  Plus, we offer a sneak preview of Friday's Industry Focus and this weekend's Motley Fool Money, and share a little something from Calliope Musicals.  
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

One of the biggest changes at this year's SXSW is the growing number of cities and nations exhibiting as they try to entice new business.  Stephanie Landrum, CEO of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, takes the stage to offer her insights on what entrepreneurs really want, what cities can (and can't) control in luring companies, and which tech industries are fueling the growth in DC-area startups. Plus, we share a little something from Capyac.  
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The film industry has undergone massive technological changes over the past 25 years. Pixar's Chief Technology Officer Steve May shares insights on how tech departments work with directors to tell great stories, how the industry has evolved and much more.

Plus, we share a little something from Annabelle Chairlegs.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

We made it to Austin! Analyst Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some thoughts on smart home innovation, the sharing economy, industry disruption and more.  Plus, we offer a few things to do the next time you're visiting Austin and share a little something from The Accidentals.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Camping World Holdings, Signet Jewelers and Party City deliver 4th-quarter reports.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the results, as well as the overwhelming reaction from listeners to our discussion of Wawa and Casey’s General Stores.  Plus, we share details on our SXSW schedule and our listener meet-up in Austin.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_09_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm EDT

Are stock buybacks a bullish indicator? When should investors sell their winners?  Should Starbucks steal a page from Uber and adopt surge pricing?  Analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross tackle those questions and discuss the future of Trip Advisor.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Casey’s General Stores watch their stocks fall in the wake of earnings.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the latest results from RV-maker Thor Industries, and hhgregg’s filing Chapter 11.  Plus, we discuss the relative appeal of Wawa.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Concert Pharmaceuticals’ stock rises 80% on a deal with Vertex. Jason Moser analyzes the pharmaceutical landscape and weighs in on The New York Times’ new Twitter strategy.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share memories of the late Paul Kangas.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:08pm EDT

Snap goes public and immediately becomes three times the size of Twitter. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann analyze the enthusiasm around Snap’s IPO, as well as the latest earnings from Shake Shack and Monster Beverage.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

Lowe’s rises on earnings. Best Buy falls. Analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss Amazon-proof retailers and weigh in on the Trump rally, Etsy, and YouTube TV.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

4th quarter results for Target and Domino’s Pizza could hardly have been more different. Ron Gross analyzes both companies, as well as Snap’s curious offer for potential investors. Plus, we offer some free advice for whoever is in charge of corporate culture at Signet Jewelers.  For a free test-drive of our brand new service, Motley Fool Total Income, just go to TotalIncomeRadio.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Shutterstock drops on a solid-yet-unspectacular quarter. Goldman Sachs downgrades Tesla as Jason Moser analyzes the company’s short-term expectations and long-term aspirations.  Plus we discuss the business implications of the Academy Awards and highlights from the Motley Fool One event in Arizona.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

As the cost of solar energy plummets, adoption rises.  Analyst Matt Argersinger shares why he is so bullish on solar and where opportunities like for investors.  Plus we discuss Sprouts Farmers Market and the lure of Cactus League baseball.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Shares of Papa John’s and Texas Roadhouse slip on earnings. And Red Robin flies higher. Analysts Jason Moser and David Kretzmann dig into the latest restaurant earnings, delve into some surprising news from Dish, and discuss the battle for the living room. To check out our brand new service, Motley Fool Total Income, just go to TotalIncomeRadio.Fool.com.

Direct download: 20170222_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Wal-Mart’s 4th-quarter revenue coming in light is offset by strong e-commerce sales. Or is it? Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses Wal-Mart’s latest results, Home Depot’s new all-time high, and Restaurant Brands buying Popeye’s.  Plus, we recoil in horror at Peeps Oreos and offer unsolicited advice to Mondelez’s future management.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Verizon cuts $250 million off its offer to buy Yahoo.  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis analyzes the latest earnings from Cisco Systems and the latest valuation of Snap. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Berkshire Hathaway loads up on shares of Apple. SodaStream sparkles on earnings. And Fossil falls. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and delve into Shopify earnings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

Discovery Communications’ 4th-quarter profits came in higher than expected, but cable subscribers in the U.S. fell.  Analyst Simon Erickson shares why Discovery’s global footprint (and the 2018 Winter Olympics) should give investors optimism.  We also discuss how Bitcoin’s value has quadrupled over the past year as the SEC considers approval of a first-ever Bitcoin ETF.  Plus, shares of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen spike on potential buyout reports and we’re heading back to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2017!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

The S&P 500 hits $20 trillion in market cap.  Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the SEC’s investigation of Hain Celestial’s accounting and the latest results from Restaurant Brands (parent company of Burger King and Tim Horton’s).  Plus, Netflix is FINALLY getting into the business of merchandising.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Shares of Twitter plummet on disappointing earnings. Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger talk Twitter and delve into earnings from Whole Foods, Proto Labs, and Markel.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger is leaving in mid-2018.  How strong a successor does he need?  Investor-at-large Tim Hanson analyzes the state of the Magic Kingdom, as well as the latest earnings from Zillow and Panera Bread.  Plus we delve further into Snap’s upcoming IPO and discuss underrated soups!  Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

General Motors had a strong 4th-quarter by almost any measure. Unfortunately investors looked at EVERY measure and decided to sell off the stock.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses GM, Michael Kors’ latest quarter and the steadily-outperforming Church & Dwight.  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.  

Direct download: 20170208_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

Hasbro’s 4th-quarter profits get a boost from some princesses.  Analyst Jason Moser discusses the economics of Super Bowl ads and how much longer Bob Iger will remain as Disney’s CEO.  Plus, we take a look at Snap’s IPO filing and decide to sit this one out. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Facebook’s mobile ad revenue continues to dominate. Analyst Simon Erickson shares why he believes Facebook’s increased spending in 2017 is a good thing for long-term shareholders.  Plus we discuss the latest with The New York Times, InvenSense, updated information on the “bacon shortage” and the looming groundhog civil war in Pennsylvania.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Apple’s record quarter was noteworthy for iPhones sold, as well as strong growth in the Services segment.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses what Apple should do with its ever-increasing pile of cash, as well as the latest earnings from Electronic Arts and Align Technology.  Plus, we try not to panic over America’s bacon shortage and spend more time than we should talking about Groundhog Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour plummet on slowing sales. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross discuss what it means for investors and delve into earnings from Coach and MasterCard.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Fitbit lowers guidance and announces layoffs. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss Fitbit’s options, including which type of business might make the best acquisition. Plus, Rite Aid’s buyout offer from Walgreens just got lower. We try to make sense of Cummins’ valuation and share the company’s awesome origin story.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Comcast, Sherwin-Williams and Royal Caribbean all deliver big 4th-quarter earnings reports. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker returns from Down Under to discuss his trip and the latest culinary innovation from Taco Bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

The Dow hits 20,000. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss what it means for investors. Plus, we delve into McCormick earnings, discuss some big IPOs, and debate McDonald’s secret sauce.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Alibaba’s 3rd-quarter revenue rises 54%. Analyst Matt Argersinger admires the e-commerce giant’s dominance but doesn’t love the valuation. Plus, we discuss Verizon’s latest quarter, whether a potential buyout is a reason to buy a stock, and Matt’s connection to the Oscar-nominated film “Manchester By The Sea.”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Halliburton’s 4th-quarter report caps off an incredible year with shares rising 80%. Analysts Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser discuss the potential for greater gains outside North America, McDonald’s 4th-quarter results, and whether Samsung is benefitting from its stock not being available in the U.S.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Netflix hits a new all-time high after reporting better-than-expected earnings. Twitter sells it mobile development platform to Google. Analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross explain what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Target falls on weak holiday sales. Analyst Simon Erickson discusses investing in data storage, and the state of cyber-security company FireEye. Plus, Chuck E. Cheese is gearing up to go public!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

UnitedHealth Group’s 4th-quarter profits rise nearly 60%. Tiffany’s flagship store in NYC experiences a 14% drop in holiday sales.  Analyst Jason Moser discusses Mattel’s new CEO and a few stock ideas he picked up during the long weekend he spent at Universal Studios.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

After a few months working in Germany analyst Matt Argersinger is back! We discuss how being in Germany affects the way he views the world of investing, why he thinks of solar as a technology (not a power), and why he’s keeping a close eye on Activision Blizzard (among others) this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Apple’s reportedly planning to launch original TV shows and movies by the end of 2017. Analyst David Kretzmann discusses the opportunities and challenges the tech giant faces.  To see more highlights and investing insights from David’s trip to CES go to http://CES.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Gene-sequencing biotech Illumina soars on a new partnership with IBM’s Watson. Analyst Simon Erickson shares why he’s bullish on Illumina’s future. Plus, we discuss two increasingly competitive industries: groceries and restaurants.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

After Verizon closes the deal for Yahoo’s core assets, the leftover business will be renamed “Altaba”.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses Marissa Mayer’s track record as Yahoo’s CEO, signs of life from Chipotle, and how many stocks an individual should own.

Direct download: 20170110_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

As the automakers gather in Detroit, the FBI arrests a senior Volkswagen executive. Analyst Jason Moser discusses why candy giant Mars would buy veterinary supply company VC.  Plus, we offer a preview of earnings season.

Direct download: 20170109_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Holiday results for Macy’s and Kohl’s could hardly have been worse.  Stanley Black & Decker buys the Craftsman tool business from Sears for a song.  Analyst Aaron Bush discusses these stories, the challenge of injecting your own experience into your investing, and Internet-connected toasters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

Monthly auto sales come in higher than expected for Ford, GM, Nissan and more. Analyst Simon Erickson discusses Amazon’s move into athletic apparel, the kickoff to CES and why he’s watching connected health in 2017.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Shake Shack offers a gluten-free option. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the challenge of offering choices that don’t hinder the bottom line. Plus, how will Tesla Motors fare in a Trump Administration?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

The Consumer Electronics Show is the largest consumer technology trade show in the world.  Before analyst David Kretzmann (and a team of Fools) heads to Las Vegas, he offers a preview of CES and what it means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Being flat on your back in a medical tent gives a man time to reflect.  Chris Hill wraps up 2016 with some thoughts on what he learned running, and recovering from, the Marine Corps Marathon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_29_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:38pm EDT

Fitbit’s stock rises after its app hits #1 in the iTunes store. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses how meaningful one data point is for Fitbit and what 2017 could look like for the company. We also analyze Amazon’s Echo sales, potential brand names for a Lululemon men’s segment,  the underrated career of Carrie Fisher, and Bill’s upcoming trip to New Zealand and Australia!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

Lululemon’s CEO wants to grow e-commerce, the men’s segment, and international sales. Analyst Abi Malin ranks those priorities and shares why global growth is #1 on the list. Plus we discuss Disney’s evolving movie studios segment and share holiday highlights.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:48pm EDT

One way to improve your investing is to lead a more interesting life. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts on holiday music and the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_22_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Nike’s posts strong 2nd quarter profits, but Wall Street isn’t impressed. Investor-at-large Tim Hanson discusses why the  taco business offer a more straightforward value proposition than the financial industry and offers a pairs trade involving CARBO Ceramics and Flowtech Fluidpower.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_21_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

Saturday Night Live did a wicked parody of Dunkin’ Donuts. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker delves into whether it hurt the parent company’s brand. Plus, we discuss the prospect of the Dow hitting 20,000, why Under Armour is a stock worth giving, what makes GoPro a lump of coal, and whether we should tape an episode in the dark.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

Walt Disney shares rise on the box office success of “Rogue One”.  Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why they think TripAdvisor and Cognex would make great stocking stuffers, and why Snap Inc. and coal industry stocks would be the investing equivalent of a lump of coal.  Get a free preview of our brand new service Motley Fool Explorer at http://GoExplorer.Fool.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

The Fed raises rates, Yahoo gets hacked, and Pier 1 spikes 35% on blowout earnings. Ron Gross analyzes it all, plus 21st Century Fox’s acquisition of Sky and Kraft Heinz (maybe?) buying Mondolez.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_15_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Retailers may have enjoyed a record-setting Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but discounts continue to dig into profits. Meanwhile Bojangles has lofty expansion plans, and we answer your questions from Twitter (including some questions about Twitter).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_14_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT

Monty Moran is out at Chipotle. Bill Mann and Bill Barker analyze the company’s recent troubles and share why Moran’s compensation was part of why he had to resign. We discuss a little-known railroad company’s latest deal and what it means for future deal-making, as well as big-name advertiser opting out of the next Super Bowl. Towards the end we stop talking about investing and business altogether and discuss Christmas movies.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_13_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Energy news abounds! Analyst Taylor Muckerman discusses ExxonMobil’s CEO potential leaving to be Secretary of State, the ripple effect of OPEC’s recent move to cut production, and the surprising headline of 2016.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_12_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Costco breaks its streak of disappointing same-store sales.  Lululemon athletica crushes its latest quarter and focuses on international growth. Analyst Ron Gross discusses those stories, plus Tailored Brands' astonishing 40% one-day gain.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_08_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

Dave & Buster’s hits a new high after blowout 3rd-quarter earnings. Analyst David Kretzmann analyzes the restaurant’s success, Fitbit’s acquisition of Pebble, and the prospect of SiriusXM buying Pandora.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_07_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Amazon unveils a grocery store with no lines and no cash registers. Chipotle shares drop on blunt comments from founder Steve Ells. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories, the latest quarter from AutoZone, and TV Guide’s curious list of holiday TV specials.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_06_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

After a tasty lunch we settle into a booth at Shake Shack to analyze the burger chain's prospects as a public company. Analyst Jason Moser discusses Under Armour's 10-year deal with Major League Baseball and South Korea's push for a cashless society.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_05_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

The hottest new start-up hub is.....Berlin?? Analyst Matt Koppenheffer returns from Germany to share why young entrepreneurs are flocking to Berlin.  Plus we discuss the latest innovations in the European auto industry, why Deutsche Bank is a potential disaster, and the launch of Stock Advisor Germany.  Plus, holiday-themed outro music is back!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

OPEC meets to discuss oil production, GoPro cuts its workforce, and Donald Trump selects a new Secretary of the Treasury. Plus we take questions from Twitter and chat about the future of cigarettes.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_30_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Tiffany’s strong sales in Japan and China were offset by lower traffic at its flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City. The reason has something to do with the President-elect who lives NEXT DOOR. Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes new guidance from UnitedHealth, a blowout quarter from Thor Industries, and tonight’s broadcast of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”.  To check out The Motley Fool’s new skill for Amazon’s Echo just go to www.fool.com/alexa.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_29_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Online sales continue to soar as physical stores deal with a changing Black Friday environment. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the retail landscape and Under Armour’s sudden change of heart about ticker symbols.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

Veteran financial columnist and author Jonathan Chevreau shares insights from his latest book, including why financial independence is better than retirement, why the word “retirement” needs to be retired, and money advice for millennials.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_23_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Amazon’s bid to disrupt the cable TV industry is officially underway.  Tim Hanson analyzes the prospect of live sports on Amazon’s platform, the bizarre difference between Under Armour’s two share classes, and Markel’s after-hours dip.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_22_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Merger Monday hits the cyber security industry.  Tyson Foods’s CEO is headed for the exit.  Facebook announces a $6 billion stock buyback plan.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share our favorite Thanksgiving foods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_21_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Best Buy’s 3rd-quarter profits stunned Wall Street (in a good way).  Analyst Ron Gross shares why Best Buy is poised for a strong holiday quarter.  We discuss the sudden rise in dry ship stocks, how to rebuild a portfolio and Ron’s Thanksgiving Day cooking tips.  Plus, we share the first details on our upcoming live taping in New York City.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_17_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Analyst Seth Jayson digs into the latest retail spending numbers, Target’s strong 3rd quarter results, and Lowe’s 3rd quarter miss.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_16_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

Noted airline-stock-hater Warren Buffett raised more than a few eyebrows on the news that Berkshire-Hathaway has bought stakes in not one but FOUR separate airlines. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker explains why and discusses the latest earnings from Home Depot and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_15_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Will President Trump start a trade war with China?  And if so, which companies will be most affected?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss this story, along with Samsung’s $8 billion acquisition, the future of Mercado Libre, and the likelihood of Anheuser-Busch InBev buying Coca-Cola. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Macy’s posts its 7th straight month of falling same-store sales, which makes the upcoming holiday quarter even more important.  Shake Shack serves up a tasty 3rd quarter report, while Party City falls victim to Halloween falling on a Monday.  Plus, analyst Jason Moser previews Walt Disney’s upcoming earnings report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_10_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross and Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discuss the election of Donald Trump, its impact on the stock market, and how certain industries are likely to fare.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_09_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

CVS Health shares fall 13% as Walgreens gets serious about taking market share.  Bryan Hinmon and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyze that story, plus the latest results from Priceline, Hertz and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Facebook shares fell after its latest quarterly report, but it appears nothing is stopping The Social Network and Google from utterly dominating the online ad market. Plus, we discuss what ESPN’s worst month ever means for The Walt Disney Company, the challenges facing Fitbit and GoPro, and which businesses are offering freebies on Election Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_07_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Shares of Shopify are up 60% in 2016. The Canadian e-commerce company has a few things going for it, including a partnership with industry leader Amazon.  Jim Gillies and Bill Barker return to discuss Shopify’s latest quarter, plus earnings from a few restaurant stocks.  Plus, we got a response from Bath & Body Works!

Direct download: 2061102_MaketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Former executives from Valent Pharmaceuticals appear to be under investigation. Shares of Tronc fall 20% after Gannett walks away from its bid.  Jim Gillies and Bill Barker discuss those stories, plus how Bath & Body Works is driving results for L Brands, and how scented candles are part of the plan.  Chris Hill shares highlights (and lowlights) from the Marine Corps Marathon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_01_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

GE’s made a bid for Baker Hughes, but will regulators give it the green light? Goldman Sachs pushes Apple to make a competing bid for Time Warner. Plus we discuss the importance of revenue vs. profits.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_31_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT

Twitter earnings surprise to the upside, though not nearly as much as Tesla’s. Plus the future of Buffalo Wild Wings, what to watch for at Amazon, and why Junior Mints are underrated Halloween candy.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Panera Bread’s and Chipotle’s 3rd-quarter results could hardly be more different. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories, plus the latest results from Southwest Airlines and Edward Lifesciences.  Listeners weigh in as our evaluation of Halloween candy continues.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_26_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

As Under Armour shares fall on lowered guidance analyst Ron Gross cautions investors to separate the business from the stock.  We also pore over the latest results from Caterpillar and Procter & Gamble. Plus, things get a little heated as we bring in producer Dan Boyd to discuss overrated and underrated Halloween candies.  Thanks to Criquet for supporting this episode!  For 20% off your 1st purchase, go to criquetshirts.com/fool and use the promo code fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_25_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

AT&T makes an $85 billion bid for Time Warner, but haven’t we seen this movie before?  TD Ameritrade buys Scottrade for $4 billion.  Plus, Kodak unveils a smartphone and no, we’re not making this up.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses the latest earnings reports from eBay and Mattel.  Plus we dig into Bladex, the Latin American bank more investors should know about.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Intel has a record quarter and Intuitive Surgical’s profits grow 26%, yet both stocks fall due to company guidance. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories plus Harley-Davidson’s restructuring, Microsoft’s $400 million marketing deal with the NFL, and Videndi being sued by a founding member of Spinal Tap.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_19_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT

Netflix pops on strong international subscriber growth, while quarterly profits for Domino’s Pizza rise 25%. Analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories, plus the latest from UnitedHealth and Yahoo, as well as his keys to making a great homemade pizza.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Revenue was up in Hasbro’s Boy division, but it was the Girl division’s results that got Wall Street’s attention. Caterpiller’s CEO drives off into the sunset. Pepsi lays out an aggressive plan to cut sugar from its drinks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf abruptly announced his retirement, throwing new CEO Tim Sloan into the deep end of the pool days before third quarter earnings. Plus Amazon prepares for the holidays and Ulta continues its hot streak.

Thanks to Tommy John for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to tommyjohn.com/fool and use the promo code Fool to get 20% off your 1st order!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_13_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:18pm EDT

Polaris Industries buys Transamerican Auto Parts for $665 million. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bryan Hinmon shares why he’s not a huge fan of the deal. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Advanced Micro Devices, how much time you should spend analyzing a company before you buy shares, and why you are ALWAYS going to miss something in your research. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_12_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Alcoa kicks off earnings season, but it’s biotech Illumina that in the spotlight (and not for good reasons).  Bill Barker and Bill Mann from Motley Fool Funds discuss those stories plus Samsung’s decision to kill the Galaxy Note 7, Warren Buffett’s response to Donald Trump, a couple of tangents and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

Earnings season officially kicks off this week.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why Buffalo Wild Wings and Hi Crush Partners need a hit quarter more than most.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share highlights from our member event in Boston.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Constellation Brands hits a new all-time high after an impressive 2nd-quarter.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes that story, plus Manhattan housing prices, class action lawsuits, restricted stock units, the fantastic color names for Google’s new phone and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_05_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

Google reveals its latest products, while Facebook reveals the greatest threat eBay has ever faced. Plus M&A rumors swirl around Disney and Netflix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_04_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Cabela’s is taken private by Bass Pro Shops at a 40% premium. Tesla Motors’ latest delivery numbers have Wall Street feeling bullish.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss what investors should do when they’re feeling bearish about a company.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Pepsi’s 3rd quarter was strong thanks to Frito-Lay. TD Ameritrade rises on reports it may buy out rival Scottrade.  And Medtronic gets FDA approval for an artificial pancreas.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag with Bill Mann and Bryan Hinmon from Motley Fool Funds.  Thanks to Pearl Auto for supporting this episode. Go to http://PearlAuto.com/Fool to get free 2-day shipping!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_29_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

Nike nails analyst expectations but falls short of future orders, while the future is now for Elon Musk and SpaceX. Plus ABInbev has gotten approval for its acquisition of SABMiller in the 3rd largest deal in public markets history. Thanks to Pearl Auto for supporting this episode. Go to PearlAuto.com/Fool to get FREE 2-day shipping!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:53pm EDT

If you want to hear about last night’s Presidential debate, you’ll have to go somewhere else.  Today we’re discussing Kroger’s 52-week low (as grocery prices continue to fall), Carnival Cruise Line’s rise after a big 3rd-quarter, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.  Thanks to Pearl Auto for supporting this episode.  Go to http://PearlAuto.com/Fool  to get free 2-day shipping.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

Yahoo reportedly waited 2 years to tell Verizon about a massive data hack.  How will Verizon respond?  And why is Williams-Sonoma subsidiary West Elm entering the hotel business?  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses those stories and more as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: 20160926_MaketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

AutoZone continues to be in the zone.  The Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged.  Ascena Retail has a horrible week.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the booming recreational vehicle business in the Hoosier State.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_22_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

FedEx reports a solid quarter, while General Mills reports yet another disappointment. Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil has caught the attention of the SEC in an investigation that could have far-reaching consequences.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_21_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Democrats and Republicans come together to rake Wells Fargo’s CEO over the coals. And as Berkshire-Hathaway owns 10% of Wells Fargo, Warren Buffett’s silence on the state of Wells Fargo does not go unnoticed.  Plus, two vacations stocks take their dividends in different directions and Kellogg issues a recall on whole wheat waffles.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Once again cable and streaming networks dominate the Emmy Awards.  Can broadcast networks reverse the trend?  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss dollar cost averaging, and index funds vs. individual stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

Uncle Joe Magyer returns from Down Under!  We discuss the incredible winning streak of Australia’s stock market, why he avoids the big banks, the role of commodities, and why he’s a fan of Atlassian Corp.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_15_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Bayer and Monsanto are joining forces in a gigantic merger, Twitter is breaking into the world of television, and Burger King continues to innovate.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_14_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Middle class incomes rise, Wells Fargo shares fall, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Bill Barker and Bill Mann from Motley Fool Funds analyze those stories, especially large bribes in Russia, and the business of renting large animals for special events.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Potash Corp. and Agrium merge into a $36 billion agri-giant.  Pandora shares rise on reports of a new streaming service, as Amazon gets ready for a new music offering of its own.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_12_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

We analyze Apple’s big event, including the new iPhone 7 features and the new version of the Apple Watch.  David Kretzmann and Aaron Bush analyze Liberty Media’s purchase of Formula One Racing and Tesla Motor’s ongoing battle with state governments.  Plus, happy 50th anniversary Star Trek!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_08_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT

Activist investor Bill Ackman buys nearly 10% of Chipotle. The CEO of Hormel Foods gets ready to wrap up an amazing 10-year run. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories and shares why Dave & Buster’s might be as good a bellwether stock as any for gauging the U.S. economy.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_07_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Canadian pipeline Enbridge is buying Spectra Energy for $28 billion, creating the largest energy infrastructure company in North America. 3-D printing stocks rise on GE’s latest deal.  PayPal strikes a deal with MasterCard.  Plus, we preview Apple’s iPhone event.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Shares of Campbell’s Soup fall on a disappointing quarter. Analyst Bill Barker pours over the latest results from Land’s End and Shoe Carnival.  Plus, we go off on tangents including This American Life, using carrots as a weapon, and the late, great Gene Wilder.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_01_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

The Dozens weigh in on Uber! Analyst Simon Erickson sifts through listener's reactions to Uber's business prospects, which are now complicated by the fact that Google is testing a ride-sharing program in San Francisco.  Plus we discuss Fitbit and our new daily feature for Amazon Echo owners.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Abercrombie announces poor earnings, surprising nobody, while Mondelez announces it’s not going to pursue a merger with Hershey & Co. Plus the EU has Apple lined up in its sights, so what should shareholders do about it?

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

The billionaire slap-fight over Herbalife continues. Mylan rolls out a generic EpiPen. The FAA releases new rules for flying drones. And our invitation to Fredtoberfest arrives!!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

WorkDay hits a new high. 5G is coming, but which companies will benefit most? Simon Erickson analyzes those stories, the current landscape for “The Internet of Things”, and the latest financials from Uber.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT

Tesla now produces on of the fastest cars in the world, but who cares? And we celebrate Tim Cook’s 5 year anniversary as CEO of Apple by taking some listener questions from Twitter.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:19pm EDT

Best Buy’s Best Day

Best Buy shares spike on strong 2nd-quarter profits. Ron Gross analyzes Best Buy’s relative strength, as well as a new report on the restaurant industry. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Ratings for the Summer Olympics were lower than anticipated, forcing NBC (owned by Comcast) to provide make-goods to advertisers. Since Comcast has paid more than $10 billion for every Olympics through 2032, how optimistic should shareholders be?  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the Fed's impact on the market and provide a few stock ideas as a birthday present.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_22_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Walmart’s same-store sales grow for the 8th quarter in a row.  L Brands grow their comps as well.  Plus we discuss the Federal Reserve’s move to Facebook and update the McDonald’s fitness-trackers-in-Happy-Meals story.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_18_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Target and Lowe’s struggle with earnings while Wal-Mart struggles to find a way to beat Amazon. Meanwhile, McDonald’s makes the worst business move any fast food company can make.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_17_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Home Depot’s record quarter runs into great expectations.  Dick’s Sporting Goods hits a 52-week high.  And Hain Celestial plummets after delaying the release of its latest earnings report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Google rethinks its Fiber rollout plan.  Twitter rises on reports of a partnership with Apple TV. And speaking of Apple, CEO Tim Cook talks taxes and augmented reality. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08pm EDT

Alibaba and Macy’s announced earnings early Thursday, illustrating the different paths retailers are taking in the e-commerce age. Plus SolarCity announces that they’re building a solar-powered roof.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_11_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

Walt Disney rises despite continuing struggles in its TV division.  Michael Kors gets cautious. Tim Hanson analyzes those stories and shares insights into his latest article “The Margin of Danger.”

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Earnings from retailers like Coach, Gap, and Wayfair help illustrate just how crazy the retail industry can get. Plus we attempt our first ever Twitter Mailbag to answer some great questions from our listeners.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Vail Resorts hits a new high after buying the largest ski area in North America.  Wal-Mart buys Jet.com in a $3 billion dollar attempt to get stronger at e-commerce.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Fool Funds portfolio managers Bill Mann and Bryan Hinmon analyze Tesla Motors latest results and whether there’s a bubble in restaurant stocks.  Plus, Bryan share the three key signs he looks for when he’s shorting a stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_04_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Fitbit shares pop 10%. Electronic Arts surprises Wall Street with a quarterly profit. And Time Warner’s results aren’t as interesting as buying a stake in Hulu. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Earnings news from Cognex and SodaStream sent shares up today, while despite good news at Texas Roadhouse shares there have sold off. Plus a new world record has been set in the most intense race known to man—the Beer Mile.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:34pm EDT

CBS gets it done by going over the top.  Tesla Motors closes the deal for SolarCity.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and try to get everyone to relax about what’s going to happen in August.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

Ford sinks 10% for many, many reasons.  Facebook’s mobile ad revenue continues to astonish.  Colgate-Palmolive puts up decent results in a tough environment.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:19pm EDT

Apple sold a ton of iPhones, but it’s the growth in services that has Wall Street talking. Twitter’s struggles continue, while Buffalo Wild Wings posts solid results in advance of the NFL season.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:05pm EDT

Under Armour’s 2nd-quarter profit sinks 58%. Restaurants get a sweeping downgrade. Plus, we ask the question “Didn’t ANYONE listen to what we said about Nintendo??”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Verizon pays $4.8 billion for Yahoo’s core assets.  Boston Beer rises by beating low expectations for the 2nd quarter. Plus highlights from our recent excursions to Portugal, Connecticut and Canada.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Even though it’s more than 20 years old, Amazon still operates like a start-up.  As we wrap up “Deep Dive Week”, Matt Argersinger analyzes the retail giant and shares why international revenue growth is one of the key metrics he likes.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:34am EDT

Ron Gross analyzes the various business units of Berkshire-Hathaway and shares why the company’s book value is a key metric.  Plus, what happens when Warren Buffett steps down?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

In the span of 12 years Facebook has gone from start-up to global domination.  Jeff Fischer shares why he’s not concerned with Facebook’s expenses and is more interested in revenue-per-user.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:07pm EDT

It’s Deep Dive Week!  Simon Erickson analyzes the business of Alphabet, including the key metrics he looks at, the main drivers of the business, and the potential for new initiatives.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:57pm EDT

JP Morgan reports strong profits, while Yum Brands’ quarter could be described as puissant. Plus we analyze pending details in the agribusiness and retail industries.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_14_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:52pm EDT

Amazon sold a boatload of stuff yesterday. Kinder Morgan and Southern strike a natural gas pipeline deal. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_13_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

Pokemon Go’s instant popularity sends shares of Nintendo up 60%. Jeff Fischer breaks down an options trade and shares his outlook on financials heading into earnings season.  Plus, we discuss Tom Gardner’s walk for DC Prep. For more details go to 131.fool.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

UFC takes mixed-martial arts to the next level as several groups combine to buy it for $4 billion. Twitter goes for more live video programming, Amazon gears up for Prime Day, and we’ve got 3 companies to watch this earnings season.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

French conglomerate Danone doubles its U.S. business by buying WhiteWave Foods for $10 billion. Costco’s June sales surprises Wall Street. Plus we continue to search for Lululemon Athletica’s missing board member and preview Baidu’s next report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_07_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

One of Chipotle’s top executives is charged with cocaine possession. Starbucks raises prices for the 3rd July in a row. Plus, we gear up for earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_06_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Tesla Motors falls short on Q2 deliveries. What does Kevin Durant’s move to Golden State mean for Nike and Under Armour?  Plus, we celebrate Hostess Brands’ return to the public markets.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_05_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Hershey’s soars on a buyout bid from Mondelez International. McCormick hits a new high while Darden Restaurants sinks on weak guidance. Plus we analyze defensive stocks and overrated spices.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_30_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Nike’s 4th-quarter sales are light but the company’s in good shape for the Summer Olympics. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss Kellogg’s new cereal café in NYC.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Carnival cruises to an earnings beat. Restaurant traffic takes a dip.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to debate the pros & cons of share buybacks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Brexit fallout continues. The sports TV rights bubble is still there, but doesn’t look like it’s going to burst anytime in the next five years.  Plus, we offer Wedding Day advice to a MarketFoolery regular.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

The Brexit vote is underway! Bed, Bath & Beyond hits a 5-year low while Barnes & Noble unveils its new secret weapon: alcohol.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_23_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Tesla Motors makes a $2.8 billion bid for SolarCity, but Wall Street isn’t wild about the deal. Plus we discuss the FAA’s new regulations for drones, the relative merits of buying stocks at attractive prices, and Tyson Foods’ hot dog giveaway!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_22_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

Netflix’s price hike gives shareholders mixed emotions, the future of AI is now, and Lululemon’s longest tenured board member is nowhere to be found.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_21_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

“Finding Dory” gives Walt Disney shareholders 136 million reasons to smile, LinkedIn releases its first “Top Attractors” list, Tribune Publishing rebrands as “tronc”, and Dan Boyd returns from his trip!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Morgan Housel analyzes the state of distraction facing investors, and shares what he learned buying a house.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

What is an investor to do now that the Brexit seems like a distinct probability? Plus Apple’s developer conference falls flat, Valeant struggles to find a new direction for its business, and the tech industry is ripe for consolidation.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

With the UK set to vote next week, Tim Hanson analyzes the pros & cons of Brexit, a potential merger in the fantasy sports industry, and investing in guacamole.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Citron Research makes a case for shorting Facebook. Plus, stock market trivia! For video highlights of our Fool Fest Digital Pass go to http://digitalpass.fool.com/foolery

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

J.M. Smucker hits an all-time high while Restoration Hardware sinks to an all-time low. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss dividend aristocrats.  To get a sneak preview of our Fool Fest Digital Pass, go to http://digitalpass.fool.com/foolery

Direct download: 06092016_MF_Final.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Wall Street’s having fun with Dave & Buster’s latest earnings report. Amazon invests another $3 billion in India. T-Mobile unveils a plan to turn customers into shareholders.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:36pm EDT

Thor Industries hits a new high after strong Q3 results.  LDR Holding spikes 63% after being bought by Zimmer Biomet. We analyze those stories, dip into the Fool Mailbag, and reminisce about Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Which U.S. cable company is most hated by customers? Why did Devon Energy sell $1 billion worth of assets? And what separates Under Armour’s share classes?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

SodaStream launches a beer line. Lululemon athletica founder Chip Wilson returns with a vengeance. Plus, we examine potential risks with Markel’s business.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_02_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:34pm EDT

Michael Kors pops after its latest report. Lands’ End treads water. Plus we navigate the sports apparel industry and get a head start on National Doughnut Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_01_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Volkswagen posts a surprising profit. Starbucks gets serious about iced coffee. Plus we discuss whether social media can be successful with e-commerce and share highlights from our Memorial Day weekends.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_31_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

In what could be a disastrous mistake, Chris Hill and Bill Barker play a round of “Buy, Sell or Hold?”. Topics covered include Ponzi schemes, baseball, travel, and a live-action version of “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_26_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT

Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker dissects why Intuit is beating H&R Block, why Tiffany continues to struggle, and why everyone knew Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia wouldn’t work. Plus, we gear up for the start of Memorial Day weekend.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

Best Buy impresses investors this quarter but is already disappointing them next quarter, while GoPro and Red Bull enter into a mutually beneficial arrangement. Plus our analysts take a deep dive into the struggling restaurant industry and pick out some companies that they think have what it takes to survive.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_24_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods spikes as Sports Authority closes its doors, but the direct-to-consumer battle is just heating up. Bayer makes a $62 billion bid for Monsanto, but will Uncle Sam approve the deal? Plus, we share a few takeaways from Fool Fest 2016.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Shares of Church & Dwight (parent company of Trojan Brands) spike on buyout rumors. Is someone trying to corner the global condom market?  Meanwhile, America grapples with an oversupply of cheese. Plus, we analyze the latest earnings from Lowe’s and Target.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_18_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Is YouTube really worth $75 billion as a stand-alone business?  Plus we analyze Home Depot’s latest quarter and offer a preview of Fool Fest, our 2-day investing conference.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_17_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert teams up with Warren Buffett to make a bid for Yahoo’s core assets. Plus we analyze Berkshire-Hathaway’s purchase of Apple shares and Gannett increasing its bid for Tribune Publishing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

General retail gets hit again, while restaurant stocks continue to serve up strong returns. Plus we discuss Wal-Mart’s new service and a media tour of NYC.  Thanks to Audible for supporting this episode! Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_12_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT

Disney announced a rare earnings miss this week, but the company still has a lot to offer investors--unfortunately that may not be true for beleaguered retailers Macy’s and Fossil. Meanwhile a judge has called off the Staples and Office Depot merger, leaving the two companies high and dry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_11_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT

Morgan Housel shares insights from an investing conference in Montreal.  Chris Hill shares a preview of ESPN’s next documentary “OJ: Made In America”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Lending Club tanks after the CEO resigns. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts gets a sweet buyout. Plus we discuss Microsoft’s move to increase transparency for individual investors.  Thanks to Audible for supporting this episode! Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Bill Barker & Bryan Hinmon from Motley Fool Funds analyze the latest results from Whole Foods, L Brands and Weight Watchers. Bryan explains what an “and” stock is and we try to make sense of Tribune Publishing’s latest move.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_05_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

Zillow’s optimism sends shares up double-digits. Priceline guidance is tepid, but is the company sandbagging?  Plus we dip into the Fool  Mailbag and celebrate Star Wars Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_04_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

The team takes a look at earnings from The New York Times and Grubhub, two very different companies with some surprising parallels. Plus they dive into the future of Apple and if Tim Cook is to blame for the stock’s recent problems.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

We sift through the wreckage of the now-defunctHalliburton/Baker Hughes deal. Hulu makes the battle for the livingroom more interesting, and we discuss the newest player in theathletic apparel industry: Uncle Martian.  For a free copy ofour new 401k guide, go to http://401k.Fool.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Morgan Housel shares his thoughts on Priceline needing a new CEO, which U.S. presidents are best for the stock market, and why investors should ignore election predictions.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT

Australia’s economy is on a 25-year bull run.  Motley Fool AU analyst Donny Buchanan shares the peril & promise of investing in Australia, how investors regard Big Banks, and why a 200-acre farm is considered small.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Earnings from BP continue to suffer half a decade after its spill in the Gulf, while The Container Store and Coach report earnings of their own. Plus the team speculates wildly about earnings from Chipotle and Apple after market close.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

Halliburton delays its earnings call. Gannett makes a $815 million bid to gain even more control of the newspaper industry. Plus we look at the latest dance between automakers and dip into the Fool Mailbag.