MarketFoolery (general)

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
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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
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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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_30_2017.mp3
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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
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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
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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
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Sears pops after striking a deal to sell Kenmore-branded appliances on  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
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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
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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
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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
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