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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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