MarketFoolery (podcast)
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On this day in 1997 Chris Hill started working at The Motley Fool. He shares a few investing lessons he’s learned over the years, how he’s trying to think more like a Zen master, and the time he bought a stock while he was high.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.17.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

Roblox shares drop after the company reports a drop in daily active users as well as spending. La-Z-Boy wraps up the fiscal year with a strong report but shares fall nearly 10%. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and discusses eBay selling its division in South Korea for $3.6 billion.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.16.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EDT

The U.S. and European Union settle a 17-year trade dispute involving Boeing and Airbus. Shares of CD Projekt rise on reports that Cyberpunk 2077 is being added back to the PlayStation store. Yasser El-Shimy analyzes those stories and talks about Vroom, Carvana, and the increasing prices of used cars.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.15.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Lordstown Motors drops 20% as the CEO and CFO resign. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan says consumer spending has risen 20% over 2019 levels. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether selling Apple in favor of smaller growth stocks is a good idea.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.14.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

RH pops 15% after a huge 1st-quarter report comes with raising full-year guidance. ServiceNow gets an upgrade from Goldman Sachs. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about how long new investors should give themselves to decide if stock-picking is right for them.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.10.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

Casey’s General Stores wraps up the fiscal year with a rock solid 4th quarter. Chipotle raises wages and menu prices.

Clay Bruning analyzes those stories and discusses where companies like Sumo Logic and Datadog fall in the spectrum of attractiveness for investors interested in data analytics businesses.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.09.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Stitch Fix rises on better than expected 3rd-quarter results. Chico’s gets involved in an activist investor battle. Berkshire-Hathaway invests $500 million in Nubank, an online bank in Brazil. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he believes we’re living in a golden age of “The Greater Fool” theory.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.08.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces he’ll be on Blue Origin’s first spaceflight with humans. Vulcan Materials buys U.S. Concrete for $1.3 billion in cash. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the rebound of travel-related businesses like Airbnb, Booking Holdings, and Marriot.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.07.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

AMC Entertainment files to sell 11 million shares, sending the stock down 30%. ExxonMobil loses a proxy fight as an activist firm gains a 3rd seat on the board of directors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and FireEye’s decision to sell part of its business (and its name) to a private equity firm.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.03.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

Zoom Video’s 1st-quarter revenue soars but the stock stays grounded. Etsy buys Depop, a secondhand fashion app, for $1.6 billion. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, as well as Taiwan Semiconductor’s plans to invest billions in a new factory in Arizona.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.02.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

AMC Entertainment pops 15% on news of a stock sale. Cloudera gets 4.7 billion reasons to go private. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and weighs in on whether Cannae Holdings is the next Baby Berkshire.

 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.01.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

Okta’s 1st-quarter earnings were overshadowed by its lowered guidance for the current quarter and the sudden departure of its CFO. Workday shares fall a bit despite good 1st-quarter results and raised guidance. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories as well as the latest great results from Williams-Sonoma.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.27.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods hit an all-time after a monster 1st-quarter, as CEO Lauren Hobart continues to impress. Zscaler pops 15% after the cybersecurity company continues to invest in growth. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, as well as the challenges and possibilities facing Nordstrom.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.26.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT

IAC/Interactive spins off video tools business Vimeo as a standalone public company. AutoZone’s latest same-store sales growth was in the zone of greatness. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses Amazon closing in on its latest acquisition target: MGM Studios

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.25.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight sends the stock up 15%. Phil Mickelson’s historic PGA Championship win gives shares of Callaway Golf a boost. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares what he’s going to be watching when software giant Autodesk issues its latest earnings report on Thursday afternoon.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.24.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:14pm EDT

Virgin Galactic shares pop on news of its next test flight. L Brands posts a strong 1st-quarter report and prepares to spin off Victoria’s Secret. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on the Bitcoin drama this week.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.20.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:09pm EDT

Target and Lowe’s both had impressive 1st-quarter reports, but only Target’s stock is hitting an all-time high. One key difference? Target’s management restored full-year fiscal guidance. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as a strong end to the fiscal year for Take-Two Interactive.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.19.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Walmart’s same-store sales in the 1st quarter rose 6%. That was just one of the highlights from a strong report. Home Depot’s revenue in the 1st quarter rose 33%, but shares fell slight in part due to lack of guidance. Twilio shares rise after it buys Zipwhip for $850 million and cash and stock. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories, as well as the highlights from Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest round of buying (Verizon, Kroger) and selling (Chevron, Wells Fargo).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.18.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

AT&T announces its merging its media assets with Discovery. The result will be a streaming monstrosity that includes HBO, CNN, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, TLC, Food Network, HGTV and more. Jason Moser analyzes what it means for AT&T, Discovery, Netflix, and Disney, and discusses the latest news from AppHarvest, Twitter, and Hostess Brands.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.17.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Casper Sleep’s 1st-quarter report shows things are improving, but Wall Street’s not impressed yet. Yeti shares rise as 1st-quarter profits and revenue are higher than expected, and global sales continue to grow. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses Bill Ackman taking a 6% stake in Domino’s Pizza.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.13.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

FuboTV’s revenue more than doubled in the 1st quarter. Unity Software sells off despite improving numbers in their 1st quarter. Electronic Arts wraps up its fiscal year and offers upbeat guidance for the new one. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares her favorite video game.

 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.12.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

Roblox shows robust growth in its first report as a public company. Callaway Golf closes in on an all-time high as it deals with “unprecedented” demand for golf equipment and apparel. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, but first discusses the recent sell-off in the market and how investors can deal with it.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.11.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Marriott’s numbers are trending in the right direction, but their loyalty program membership is out of this world. Cerence posts strong numbers in the 2nd quarter and raises guidance for the full year. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and The Trade Desk’s 10-for-1 stock split.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.10.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Despite strong 1st-quarter results, Etsy shares fall 14%. PayPal’s stock gets a boost after 1st-quarter payment volume exceeded results from the holiday quarter. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, along with Zynga’s strong quarter and acquisition of Chartboost, an ad-tech company. 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.06.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

1st-quarter profits for General Motors set the stage for a strong fiscal year. Shares of Editas Medicine rise despite a mixed 1st quarter. The “Call of Duty” franchise highlights Activision Blizzard’s Q1. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and weighs in on Match Group’s hope for a “summer of love” in 2021.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.05.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

CVS Health hits a 2-year high after 1st-quarter profits and revenue are higher than expected. iRobot takes a hit due to the rising cost of components. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and weighs in on the latest results from online education company Chegg.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.04.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Berkshire-Hathaway’s 1st-quarter results weren’t nearly as interesting as the news that Greg Abel will be the next CEO. Verizon sells AOL and Yahoo to Apollo Global Management for 50% less than what they paid. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares a few thoughts on the old investing adage: “Sell in May and go away.”

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.03.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

For the 2nd quarter in a row Alphabet posts record revenue. Shopify hits an all-time high after everything in the 1st quarter goes up. Pinterest falls 12% despite better-than-expected results in Q1. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and highlights the appeals of YouTube.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.28.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Tesla shares fall despite record profits in the 1st quarter. UPS hits an all-time high after a monster 1st-quarter report. Crocs pops nearly 20% after raising full-year guidance on the heels of record revenue in Q1. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories and shares why investors are giving Tesla the shrug emoji today.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.27.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT

Apple’s building a $1 billion campus in the Raleigh, NC area. Facebook teams up with Spotify as part of the social network’s overall investment into audio programming. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and Domino’s new marketing campaign starring “The Noid”.

Direct download: 20210426_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

For the first time ever we’re re-running an episode! Chris Hill explains why a solo episode from August 6, 2019 entitled “This is the business we’ve chosen” is making a return appearance.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.21.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Chris Hill pondered that question on his morning run and came up with two main takeaways.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.20.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

Coca-Cola’s 1st-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Harley-Davidson shares pop 10% on upbeat full-year guidance. Herman Miller buys Knoll in a furniture industry merge that sends one stock soaring while the other drops. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares why he’s going to be watching how different industries emerge this earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.19.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

Retail sales in March grew nearly 10%. Shares of American Eagle Outfitters hit an all-time high after raising guidance for the 1st quarter. Pepsi’s snack division did the heavy lifting in the company’s 1st-quarter report. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, highlights the strength of American Eagle’s Aerie brand, and shares why she’s not a great snacker.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.15.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

That’s how Asit Sharma describes Coinbase going public at an expected valuation of $65 billion. He also analyzes Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake’s announcement that she’s stepping down as CEO, and the latest results from Bed Bath & Beyond.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.14.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

The FDA hits the pause button on Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. Nvidia unveils its first server microprocessors and takes aim at Intel’s most lucrative market. Booking Holdings gets an upgrade. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories and shares why Pinterest (and their Active User Growth) is on her radar this upcoming earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.13.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT

In its 2nd-biggest acquisition ever, Microsoft buys Nuance Communications in a deal worth $16 billion. March ends up being a record month for Uber. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss reasons not to buy stocks.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.12.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:52pm EDT

Constellation Brands wraps up its fiscal year. Costco’s March numbers were strong, especially digital sales. Clay Bruning analyzes those stories, as well as the state of the sports betting industry in America.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.08.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to shareholders shows just how bullish he is on the U.S. economy. Plaid’s latest fundraising round points to a valuation of more than $13 billion. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative attractiveness of value stocks and discuss some stocks we bought recently.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.07.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:45pm EDT

Topps (yes, the baseball card company) gets ready to go public through a SPAC. Credit Suisse deals with fallout from the Archegos Capital debacle. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why he believes a Mexican airport operator and an American homebuilder could benefit from The Great Reopening.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.06.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT

For the first time in forever, we’re talking about The Big Macro (aka, the March jobs report) and the ripple effects for hiring across various industries. GameStop announced plans to sell millions of shares of its own stock, but what will they do with the money? Jason Moser analyzes those stories, discusses the big weekend box office numbers, and previews The Masters!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04.05.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:58pm EDT

Chewy reports a surprise 4th-quarter profit that sends shares higher. Lululemon’s digital sales in the 4th quarter were strong, but what management really wants to talk about is Mirror. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as BlackBerry’s latest results and attempts to turn the company around.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.31.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

More details emerge about Archegos Capital’s investments. PayPal enables crypto conversions for U.S. consumers. Facebook is working on an Instagram app for kids under 13. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, and invokes a name from investing history: Long-Term Capital Management.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.30.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT

In the face of a global shortage of semiconductor chips, which companies can drive returns for investors? Jason Moser analyzes the chip market and shares why Qorvo, Qualcomm, and Marvell Technology are on his radar. Plus, we discuss Archegos Capital’s margin call and the ripple effect (and lessons) for investors.


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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.29.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

RH sold a lot of luxury furniture in the 4th quarter, wrapping up a great fiscal year. KB Home shares fall despite strong 1st-quarter profits. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Rite Aid’s updated guidance (which sent the stock down 20%).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.25.2021_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

GameStop falls 20% after a disappointing 4th quarter and a perplexing lack of guidance from management. Adobe’s 1st-quarter results were as strong as their guidance. General Mills has a mixed 3rd quarter but believes demand for food at home will continue to be strong. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares which breakfast cereal is her favorite indulgence.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.24.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

Will Zoom Video’s move into licensing pay off? How much is Microsoft willing to pay to acquired Discord? Ron Gross analyzes those questions and previews GameStop’s upcoming earnings report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.23.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Is a FOMO-inspired ETF a good idea for investors? How attractive is Amazon’s retail business absent AWS? Jason Moser analyzes those questions, as well as Canadian Pacific Railway’s $25 billion deal to buy Kansas City Southern. We also discuss Sister Jean from Loyola University Chicago and the leap of faith that all investors make.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.22.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Dollar General and Five Below are in the same category and both came out with 4th-quarter reports that highlight (among other things) their opportunities for growth. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as Petco’s first earnings report as a public company.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.18.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Lennar rises on strong 1st-quarter results and continued optimism about America’s housing market. Coupa Software delivers a surprise profit in the 4th quarter but shares still sell off. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and the escalating bidding war in Silicon Valley as Lumentum, MKS Instruments, and II-VI all make bids to buy Coherent.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.17.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods launches a new apparel line aimed at taking on Lululemon. Google unveils the newest version of the Nest Hub. Bill Barker shares why he’s buying, selling, or holding these topics, as well as the BEACH stocks (and the acronym itself).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.16.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

Standard & Poor’s announced that Penn gaming, NXP Semiconductors, Caesar’s Entertainment, and Generac Holdings will be joining the S&P 500 Index. Carnival Corp’s CEO predicts the cruise industry won’t be back to normal until 2023. Airline stocks rise after TSA reports over 1.3 million people flew on Sunday. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss recent volatility and the importance of the right mindset.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.15.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT

Bumble’s first quarterly report as a public company is a hit with Wall Street. JD.com finishes up a strong fiscal year. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, as well as the latest quarter from Party City.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.11.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

MongoDB’s guidance offsets strong 4th-quarter results for the could database business. 2nd-quarter sales for Campbell’s Soup are lower than expected, stalling the company’s turnaround plans. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories as well as how the streaming video landscape looks for Netflix now that Disney+ has 100 million subscribers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.10.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Stitch Fix falls 30% after rough 2nd-quarter results and guidance. Thor Industries crushes earnings but deals with supply chain issues. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as the latest results from Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.09.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Investing for your kid?  Investing with your partner?  We dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk stocks vs. index investing, when to deploy cash, and more.  Jason Moser weighs in on those topics, as well as the Deutsche Bank survey on how $170 billion in stimulus checks could end up in the stock market.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.08.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

Okta buys rival Auth0 for $6.5 billion in stock. Square buys Tidal for $300 million in cash and stock, and adds Jay-Z to the board of directors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and discusses whether American Eagle Outfitters’ recent hot streak is sustainable.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.04.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Nordstrom’s 4th-quarter results were (on the surface) so much better than those of Ross Stores, so why are both stocks falling the same? Dollar Tree adds $2 billion to its stock buyback plan. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, plus FuboTV’s 300% rise over the past year (and 15% drop today).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.03.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Despite all the positive aspects of their respective 4th-quarter reports, shares of Mercadolibre and Zoom Video are falling today. But that pessimism isn’t shared by Jim Gillies, who says those two stocks are “as far away from the sell button” as any he owns. Jim analyzes their results as well as the latest quarter from Kontoor Brands, the parent company of Lee and Wrangler jeans.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.02.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine gets the green light as the company prepares millions of does to be deployed this week. Netflix cleans up at the Golden Globe Awards while Disney has an opportunity to make a splash in April. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss weighing positions in new stocks vs. existing positions.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.01.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Shares of Papa John’s and Domino’s fall despite double-digit comps growth. Best Buy lowers expectations for 2021. Teladoc Health’s 4th-quarter loss was bigger than expected. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and how Bath & Body Works (and their candles) is the engine driving results for parent company L Brands.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.25.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

Square wraps up a strong fiscal year but shares fall on slowing growth. Same-store sales for Lowe’s grew 28% in the 4th quarter, but pessimism remains about 2021. Despite a rough 4th-quarter report, Six Flags hits a 52-week high on optimism for “The Great Reopening”. Clay Bruning analyzes those stories, and shares some boots-on-the-ground research from his days at a Six Flags theme park.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.24.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

Home Depot closes out the fiscal year with a strong quarter. Macy’s turns a profit in Q4 but gears up for a year of recovery and rebuilding. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, secondary offerings from Shopify and Carnival Cruise, and his inexperience with conspiracy theories.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.23.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

Discovery Communications’ streaming service gets off to a hot start, sending shares to an all-time high. Korn Ferry’s stock hits a 52-week high after stronger-than-expected 3rd-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Boeing’s latest headline risk and the potential for “re-opening” stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.22.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

If Walmart wrapped up its fiscal year with strong comps in the U.S., why is the stock falling 6%? What should you do when the company you own shares of is bought by another company? Jim Gillies analyzes those questions and introduces Medpace Holdings, a clinical research business he thinks more investors should know about.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.18.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

January retail numbers surprise Wall Street. Tractor Supply buys some growth. Shopify shares fall despite strong 4th-quarter results. Hilton Worldwide treads water as it wraps up its fiscal year. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest investments: Chevron and Verizon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.17.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

CVS Health’s 4th-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Ceva pops on a strong end to the fiscal year. AutoNation hits a new high and announces a $1 billion share buyback plan. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss the passing of Marriott CEO Arne Sorensen and his legacy leading the largest hotel chain in the world.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.16.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Zillow pops 16% on a strong 4th-quarter report and a heated-up housing market. Uber loses less money in the 4th quarter than expected. Bill Mann analyzes those stories as well as the global shortage of semiconductor chips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.11.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:34pm EDT

Twitter shares rise after a strong end to the fiscal year. Lyft’s 4th-quarter loss is smaller than expected, which sends the stock higher. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, as well as Under Armour’s surprising holiday quarter and the challenge ahead for CEO Patrik Frisk.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.10.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Glu Mobile shares pop 30% as the mobile game developer gets bought by Electronic Arts. Simon Property Group and Jones Lang LaSalle project optimism for the year ahead. Chegg wraps up a strong year. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to revisit Bill’s math on the eBay’s returns and discuss the latest study on the health benefits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.09.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

Cerence posts record results in the 1st quarter. Hasbro wraps up the fiscal year with a mixed 4th quarter. Target’s new in-house apparel brand hits $1 billion in sales. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Super Bowl ads and companies that advertised in the Super Bowl in 2002.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.08.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

PayPal hits a new high on strong 4th-quarter results and 2021 guidance. Ebay’s story (in terms of results, guidance, and stock movement) is similar to PayPal’s. GrubHub falls on a disappointing 4th quarter, while shares of Canada Goose rise more than 25%. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and ponders the relative merits of a $125 face mask.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.04.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Amazon’s 4th-quarter revenue of $125 billion takes a back seat to the news that founder Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO. AWS founder (and longtime Amazon employee) Andy Jassy will become Amazon’s CEO later this year. Shares of Alphabet pop 7% as 4th-quarter results are highlighted by Google’s core ad business and revenue growth from YouTube. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, as well as the latest quarterly results from Chipotle.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.03.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:42pm EDT

Alibaba’s cloud computing division is profitable for the first time ever. Pfizer’s 4th-quarter results were mixed. UPS wraps up a very strong fiscal year. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and shares why, despite their great year, UPS is in a precarious position.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.02.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT

The CEOs of Chevron and ExxonMobil talked last year about a potential merger. McCormick serves up higher sales in the 4th quarter. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and offers a preview of Amazon’s upcoming earnings report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.01.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

1st-quarter revenue for Apple crossed the $100 billion mark. Facebook’s 4th-quarter results took a back seat to Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about Apple. Tesla’s 4th-quarter revenue of nearly $11 billion was offset by lower-than-expected earnings. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories and weighs in on the hottest new soap opera “As The GameStop Turns”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.28.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Microsoft hits a new high after 2nd-quarter cloud revenue impresses Wall Street. Shares of AMC Entertainment triple as short-sellers run for the exits. AT&T’s 2nd-quarter report shows solid growth in HBO Max subscribers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as a decidedly mixed 1st-quarter report from Starbucks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.27.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT

3M wraps up the fiscal year with better-than-expected profits. Pepsi teams up with Beyond Meat, sending shares of the latter up 20%. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and discusses the escalating battle between retail investors and short-sellers over shares of GameStop.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.26.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Americans have (collectively) $1 trillion more in their checking accounts than a year ago. What will they spend that money on in a post-pandemic world and which companies stand to benefit? Jason Moser and Chris Hill share why they’re optimistic about Vail Resorts, Airbnb, Etsy, Lowe’s, Chewy, and DraftKings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.25.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Travelers boosts the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a strong 4th-quarter report. Baker Hughes and Kinder Morgan fall slightly despite better-than-expected earnings. United Airlines loses nearly $2 billion in the 4th quarter. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jack Welch’s tenure running General Electric and storylines for this weekend’s NFL championship games.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.21.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Netflix soars 14% higher after global subscriber growth comes in much higher than Wall Street was expecting. Procter & Gamble puts up strong quarterly numbers that fail to move the stock. Alibaba shares pop on a long-awaited sighting of founder Jack Ma. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, and shares why U.S.-China relations is the key to chip maker ASML Holdings’ year ahead.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.20.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Bank of America wraps up the fiscal year with a mixed quarter. Lumentum makes a $5.7 billion bid for rival laser company Coherent. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Swedish live casino provider Evolution Gaming and the relative benefits of investing in the QQQE ETF.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.19.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Delta Air Lines wraps up the worst fiscal year in its history. Nordstrom struggles as holiday same-store sales fall more than 20%. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and delves into how and why GameStop’s stock has doubled in just one week.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.14.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Investors react as Intel CEO Bob Swan resigns and VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger gets ready to take his place. Shares of KB Home rise as 4th-quarter results (and 2021 guidance) come in higher than expected. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and the holiday sales results from Target and Urban Outfitters.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.13.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Zoom Video and Lemonade announce secondary stock offerings. Shake Shack shares pop on preliminary good news about its 4th-quarter results. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares what he’s watching in 2021.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.12.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

Twitter falls after permanently suspending POTUS from its platform. NCR tries to outbid Apollo Global and Hudson Executive Capital to buy Cardtronics, an operator of ATMs. Shares of Lululemon rise on increased guidance. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, discusses Airbnb’s recent IPO, and shares what he’s going to be listening for on conference calls when the Big Banks report earnings starting this Friday.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.11.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Mere hours after an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building, democracy won the day.  Bill Mann and Chris Hill discuss the stock market’s rise in the aftermath of Wednesday’s events, whether Chinese stocks will be delisted, and the current whereabouts of Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Plus, Bill shares why he would choose South Africa for his ambassador post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.07.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

The Senate elections in Georgia send ripple effects to the market, as cannabis and solar stocks pop. Walgreens sells its drug distribution to AmerisourceBergen in a cash & stock deal worth $6.5 billion. Wyndham Destinations buys Travel & Leisure magazine from Meredith Corp. and announces a new corporate name and ticker symbol. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and considers which ambassador post he would prefer under a Mann administration.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.06.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Three years ago Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a partnership that would end up becoming Haven Healthcare. Now the partnership (and Haven) is dissolving. Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf announces he’s leaving after seven years in the corner office. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, and shares thoughts on portfolio allocation as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we take a moment to reflect on the 10-year anniversary of this podcast.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.05.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Teledyne buys FLIR Systems in a cash & stock deal worth $8 billion. Roku is in advanced talks to buy Quibi’s entire catalog of content. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Chipotle’s new “rice” offering and the impending launch of McDonald’s much-anticipated crispy chicken sandwich.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.04.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

The first episode of MarketFoolery was January 5, 2011. What if you’d bought and held the stocks discussed that day? Chris Hill wraps up the year with a few thoughts on investing in both the stock market and your personal wellbeing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.31.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

AstraZeneca’s vaccine gets UK approval, but the FDA has yet to decide. Bill Barker analyzes that story, reacts to 2021 precitions about the price of oil and a return to domestic travel, and shares why future investors might not realize how crazy 2020 was for the stock market.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.30.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Square is considering an acquisition of TIDAL, a music streaming service. Jason Moser analyzes the pros, cons, and potential price tags of a deal, and offers an overview of the financial industry for 2021.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.28.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

After more than 30 years, Clark Howard is retiring from daily radio. A best-selling author, Clark was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2015. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts on Clark’s impact, as well as a conversation they had in 2013 about Clark’s latest book, tips for teaching kids about money, and more. They also discuss the greatest money advice Clark ever gave Chris.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Chris Hill checks in to see how your last-minute shopping is going before he hands the show off to the immortal Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Bill Barker shares why the CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna get his vote for “CEO of the Year” and why Bob Iger gets his honorable mention. Plus we discuss mishaps involving AT&T and Kodak, preview an upcoming bonus episode, and thank listeners for their feedback on the recent “Kringle, P.I.” episode.

 

Holiday Song - “Take You to the Cool” by Shaggy (feat. Richie Stevens & Conkarah)

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.23.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

Shares of Sportsman’s Warehouse pop 35% as Great American Outdoors Group takes it private. One Wall Street firm upgrades The RealReal, but how big is the addressable market for luxury consignment? Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares why Ajay Banga of Mastercard and Randy Garutti of Shake Shack get her votes for “CEO of the Year”.

 

Holiday Song - “Merry Christmas, Baby” by Otis Redding

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

Nike’s 2nd-quarter report sends shares to a new all-time high. JP Morgan Chase announces a plan to buy back $30 billion worth of shares. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to kick the tires on Digital Turbine. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and previews his interview with Kevin O’Leary from “Shark Tank” on the Industry Focus podcast.

 

Holiday Song - “Santa Stole My Lady” by Fitz and the Tantrums

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.21.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

After more than a year “Apropos Of Nothing” is back! Pull up a chair as Bill Barker and Chris Hill join Bill Mann in his back yard for a wide-ranging conversation about the Mount Rushmore of soups, interview questions we wish we could take back, whether Diner is a Christmas movie, and Barker’s idea for a detective series starring Santa Claus.

 

Holiday Music - “Frosty the Snowman” by “Michael Keaton and the Jack Frost Band”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.19.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Accenture hits a new high after crushing 1st-quarter results. Tim Beyers analyzes the global consulting firm, shares why “load factor” is a key metric for the airline industry, and wonders why Twitter keeps changing its mind on what it wants to be.

 

Holiday Song - “How Do You Spell Channukkahh” by The LeeVees

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.17.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT