MarketFoolery

In 2012 ConAgra bought Ralcorp for $5 billion and became the largest producer of private-label food in North America. Today ConAgra waved the white flag and announced it was selling its private-label business.  We analyze the fallout, Disney merging two of its divisions, and the prospect of Harry’s going public.  Jason Moser returns from Hawaii to share a few business observations from the Aloha State.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_30_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Greece prepares for a referendum as the debt crisis continues. China’s auditor uncovers corruption at some of the country’s biggest state-owned companies.  Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Mann analyzes those topics, plus a hot IPO in the UK and a $72 billion-dollar problem in Puerto Rico.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

IAC is spinning off Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid. Will an online dating stock be a good match for investors? Plus we analyze Winnebago’s surprising earnings and give a preview of The Motley Fool’s brand new podcast.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_25_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

Lennar and Monsanto announce earnings that could be a good indicator of things to come. Plus what Netflix’s 7-for-1 stock split means for investors, and why Amazon is coming to a home near you. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_24_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia rides off into the sunset. “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out” rule the box office, pushing shares of their respective parent companies to new highs.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider Apple’s buying opportunities and Starbucks’ R&D.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_23_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm EST

Who gets hurt if Greece leaves the EU? Morgan Housel analyzes the latest drama from Europe.  Plus we discuss the state of financial journalism, advice for and from fathers, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_22_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

TripAdvisor’s new partnership with Marriott has shares on the rise. Fitbit’s stock soars on opening day, but we’re going to pass for now. Plus we preview CNBC’s documentary on the business of extreme sports and offer investing takeaways from Hawaii.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_18_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EST

Three years ago Starbucks bought La Boulange for $100 million. Today Starbucks’ stock hits a new all-time high as the company announces it will close the La Boulange shops. We analyze the move and disagree over whether the coffee giant has figured out food.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss Under Armour, Markel and FedEx.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_17_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Gap announces another round of store closings. Coty shares hit an all-time high after buying 3 businesses from P&G.  Plus, we analyze the state of Twitter as it searches for a new leader.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_16_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:21pm EST

CVS Health buys Target’s pharmacy & clinic businesses for $1.9 billion.  We discuss why it’s a win for both companies and anaylze why Leapfrog may be on its last legs.  Plus we share highlights from our event in Seattle, including the wisdom of Costco’s Jim Sinegal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_15_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

The guys take a look at earnings from Krispy Kreme and Men’s Wearhouse, as well as a big announcement from Lululemon’s founder. Plus Nike has struck a new lucrative deal with the NBA, so where does that leave Under Armour?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_11_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference continues, and the teams discusses which announcements shareholders should really be paying attention to. Netflix has hit a new all-time high, but will shares stay up there? Plus it’s time to take a look at the highest-ranked CEO’s on Glassdoor and if there are any surprises on the list.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_10_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

Lululemon athletica rises as online sales grow 31%. Motley Fool advisor Ron Gross analyzes how West Coast shipping ports delays have affected the apparel retail industry.  Plus we discuss how much trust investors should place in CEOs and the case for investing in Crocs.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_09_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm EST

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off. Sears plots a turnaround involving a REIT.  Plus, as Dunkin’ Brands becomes the latest restaurant chain (joining Starbucks, Chipotle & McDonald’s) to test delivery, we analyze the opportunities and challenges for the companies and customers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_08_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EST

DISH Network is in talks to merge with T-Mobile, while Lions Gate Entertainment eyes Starz TV.  Motley Fool Canada advisor Jim Gillies calls in to discuss those stories, his interest in Biglari Holdings, the state of the Toronto Blue Jays, and his new real-money portfolio service.  For more details on PRO Canada, just go to http://Pro.Fool.ca

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_04_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

The NFL drafts Yahoo for its first-ever live video stream of a football game, but will the opportunity outweigh the risk for Yahoo? Between Priceline, Expedia, Ctrip and Qunar, how tough is China’s online travel industry? Will Fitbit’s IPO be a hit with long-term investors? Is the sports apparel industry in Europe ripe for consolidation? Motley Fool Funds analysts Bill Barker and Bryan Hinmon discuss those stories, National Doughnut Day and a LOT more on one of the longest episodes in our 5-year history.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_03_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

May was a big month for U.S. automakers, especially Fiat Chrysler.  Columnist Morgan Housel discusses auto sales, the pros & cons of a strong U.S. dollar, and what he observed on his trip to Grand Cayman.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_02_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

Intel buys Altera for $16.7 billion. Margin debt reaches a new high. And Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer is back in the clothing business with the launch of “Uber for tailors”.

(Warning….at 14:04 Taylor Muckerman makes a sincerely terrible joke. Listen at your own risk.)

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_01_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

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