Lululemon reports strong earnings but shares slip on concerns over future growth. And financial software maker 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

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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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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

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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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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.04.2019.mp3
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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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