MarketFoolery (podcast)

Matt Koppenheffer returns! We discuss last week’s Berkshire-Hathaway meeting and Warren Buffett’s comments on Apple’s stock buyback plan and why he prefers moats. Plus, Matt analyzes Buffett’s push into Germany’s real estate market and the latest twist in Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2018.mp3
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Starbucks gets a $7 billion check from Nestle. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the new global coffee marketing deal, as well as the latest results from Shopify and Square.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

Apple reports strong growth in its services business, buys back $100 billion in stock, and raises its dividend. Snap tumbles on concern over slowing growth. And Facebook gets into the online dating business. Analysts Andy Cross and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of cryptocurrencies.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Under Armour’s 1st-quarter revenue comes in higher than expected, but shares still fall.  Jason Moser analyzes the quarter and shares why the company’s management (besides CEO Kevin Plank) is so important this year.  Plus, we discuss Teladoc’s upcoming report, Jason’s telehealth experience over the weekend, Texas Roadhouse’s latest quarter and why we need a Bubba’s 33 in the DMV!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

T-Mobile wants to buy Sprint for $26 billion in stock, but will it actually go through? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Wall Street’s reaction to the deal’s prospects.  Plus, we discuss McDonald’s latest quarter and Walt Disney’s record-breaking weekend at the box office.  (Tangents include the challenges of serving breakfast and “The Incredibles” as a James Bond film.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

Facebook’s 1st-quarter report features record revenue and a growing pile of cash. Chipotle soars more than 20%. O’Reilly Automotive revs higher on profits and raised guidance.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus Royal Caribbean’s latest results.  (Tangents include the movie “Wall Street”, dinner with Jim Chanos, and Chris’ less-than-firm grasp of geography.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Alphabet racks up more than $9 billion in quarterly profits, so why is the stock down? 3M falls on lowered guidance, but is the stock now a value play? And what in the world is going on with Wells Fargo?  Bill Mann answers those questions and shares some thoughts on the upcoming Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm EST

Hasbro’s 1st-quarter report was no fun. McDermott International shares pop after rejecting a takeover bid. And Henry Schein spins off its pet health business.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories, preview Caterpillar’s report on Tuesday morning, and offer three stock ideas for the new royal baby!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Jim Miller has written best-selling books about Hollywood, Saturday Night Live and the United States Senate.  But he’s probably best-known for writing “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN.”  In this wide-ranging conversation, Jim shares his thoughts on ESPN and its relationship with its parent: The Walt Disney Company. Plus, we discuss the one person who could succeed Lorne Michaels, how Jim got into podcasting, the future of sports betting and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson stops by to share why he prefers so-called “tiny banks” to the big banks on Wall Street.  Plus, we discuss Tesla’s latest production delay, whether Elon Musk will need to raise money this year, and what Tim is watching this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_19_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

As IBM drags down the Dow Jones, we’re talking transportation!  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest quarters from United Continental and CSX.  Plus, after a few years of treading water shares of Intuitive Surgical are on the rise (again) and Amazon teams up with Best Buy to sell smart TVs.  (Tangents include the biggest vehicles we’ve driven and finding the remote control.) 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Netflix pops after 1st-quarter subscriber growth comes in higher than expected.  Roku partners with Disney on the new ESPN+ app. Matt Argersinger analyzes those two stories, discusses buying into iQIYI’s IPO, and shares why he hopes Tencent Holdings and Atlassian Corporation have less-than-amazing reports this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

What companies need a hit? Which conference calls will be the most revealing?  And are we secretly rooting for some companies to have a terrible quarter? Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman answers these questions and share 6 stocks they’re watching closely as earnings season kicks into gear.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Bed Bath & Beyond has its worst day ever. Walmart is reportedly set to spend $10 billion to buy a majority stake in Flipkart, the leading e-commerce business in India.  Bill Mann analyzes those stories and gets positively giddy over a company called Longfin.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Verifone System shares rise 52% on buyout news. McDonald’s announces plans to expand in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. Mattel leaves New York as Hasbro deals with a toy shortage. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discusses those stories, as well as categorizing “restaurants” and “stores”.  (Tangents include Free Cone Day, Wawa Day, and name-dropping.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

Is PayPal trying to become the next Wells Fargo?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze PayPal’s moves towards traditional banking.  Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of retailers using their own private labels and dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer up some investing book recommendations. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EST

Shares of AMC Entertainment rise on a new deal to open theaters in Saudi Arabia. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the global box office landscape. Plus, we discuss JM Smucker’s deal to buy Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, the coffee industry’s fight in California, and more.  (Tangents include the Pillsbury Doughboy, the health benefits of coffee, and the curious case of Larry Williams.)

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Investors react to a potential trade war. President Trump continues his war against Amazon. And Dave & Buster’s fail to amuse Wall Street. Motley Fool analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Warren Buffett’s next big buy. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

Why did Spotify go the DPO route? Ron Gross explains their rationale and the downside of DPOs (direct public offering). Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag, give a thumbs-up to General Motors’ plan to ditch monthly sales numbers, and discuss our respective spring break trips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

Tesla shares fall 20% in the past week on a combination of bad news. While some of it is short-term in nature, Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why looming debt should give investors pause. Plus, we discuss Under Armour’s data breach and Tim Cook throwing shade at Facebook and Amazon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

When is a burger more than just a meal?  Chris Hill reflects on the benefits of taking a break and his recent trip to Austin, Texas meeting with listeners.  Plus, he shares what he learned from a serendipitous encounter with the man behind Excaliburger.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EST

Now that interest rates are rising and bonds are more attractive, are dividend stocks on their way out?  Ron Gross analyzes the state of dividend stocks and share what investors should look for when they want to add some income to their portfolio.  Plus, Ron discusses his approach to portfolio management. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Forget that stuff in the back of your closet, let’s talk about spring cleaning your portfolio! Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses his own approach to portfolio maintenance and why he’s interested in Square.  We also discuss the rebalancing of the Fool 100 Index and why Red Hat and Discover Financial Services are in the mix.  Plus, we talk our plans for spring break and Tim shares the origins of his “Standing in line with locals” approach to travel. For more information on the Fool 100 index just go to www.fool100.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EST

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the massive data breach. And shares of Guess jump after the fashion retailer reports strong earnings. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann weigh in on those stories and share some questionable fashionable decisions. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Direct download: 20180322_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EST

Another day and still no word from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the company’s data debacle.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the challenges facing the social network.  Plus, we discuss the vote Tesla shareholders are having on Elon Musk’s compensation package as well as the Nordstrom family backing away from taking the company private. 

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Direct download: 20170321_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

Oracle shares fall despite strong 3rd-quarter profits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Oracle’s struggle to diversify its revenue streams. Plus, we discuss Uber suspending its autonomous driving testing, and last week’s listener meet-up in Austin, Texas.  (Tangents include focus groups, a weekly magazine called “Newsweek”, and the relative appeal of lip balm.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

Facebook falls after Cambridge Analytica gains unauthorized access to data from more than 50 million people.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the potential long-term damage to Facebook’s reputation and overall business.  Universal Display falls 14% after Apple reportedly starts building its own screens. Plus, we discuss the finite value of trade industry media and the latest in the Shipping Wars between UPS, DHL and FedEx.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:26pm EST

By 2020 the esports industry could reach $5 billion.  We wrap up SXSW Week by talking with Macy Mills, head of business development at Gameinfluencer.  She discusses the connected world of sports and esports, why leagues like the NBA are investing in the next generation of games, and how opportunities abound for the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  Plus, we share a little something from Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

What does the future of retail look like?  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis shares insights from SXSW sessions he’s attended on the retail industry and Facebook’s inner workings. Plus, we discuss Google’s bet on smart speakers and share a little something from the Vandoliers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some observations from Elon Musk’s keynote, as well as why 2018 may be the beginning of the end for the smartphone.  Plus, we discuss why investing analysis is about to get slightly more difficult, give a preview of the most ambitious technology on the SXSW Trade Show floor, and share a little something from Jackie Venson.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Cigna buys Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. What will the healthcare deal mean for investors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle that question, weigh in on Costco and Kroger earnings, and discuss Amazon’s $22 billion commitment to Whole Foods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

If you missed out on buying shares of Netflix (when it was much smaller), we have some good news. Matt Argersinger analyzes the upcoming IPO of iQiyi, the video-streaming giant in China, and shares why investors should take a good long look. Plus, we discuss Coca-Cola’s first foray into selling alcoholic beverages and why a little volatility can be good for opportunistic investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

Blue Apron shares fall on Walmart announcing its rolling out meal kits to thousands of stores this year. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the move and try to find a silver lining to Blue Apron’s increasingly cloudy future. Plus, we discuss another new challenge for Wells Fargo and the rapidly falling morale at Snap.

Direct download: 20180305_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EST

Best Buy and Kohl’s post surprisingly strong 4th-quarter results, but the stocks have different reactions. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, including L Brands’ continuing battle with declining mall traffic.  Plus, advertising giant WPP is having difficulty in an increasingly digital world. We discuss those stories as well as Bill Ackman exiting his short of Herbalife.   (Tangents include the Academy Awards, the flavor blue, and our upcoming listener happy hour in Austin, Texas!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm EST

Booking Holdings (formerly Priceline) and Papa John’s put up very different numbers in the 4th quarter. Scott Phillips from Motley Fool Australia analyzes the results and shares the view from Down Under when it comes to sports, sponsorships, and betting on the games.  Plus, we talk about “Motley Fool Money” podcast Scott co-hosts in Australia each week, and why investors might consider taking a look at Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) and Altium (ASX: ALU). 
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EST

It’s National Pancake Day! Bill Mann analyzes Dine Brands Global (parent company of IHOP) as well as the changing landscape in the restaurant industry.  Plus, we discuss Jerome Powell’s first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, and an amazing headline from Australia.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EST

The Berkshire-Hathaway letter is out! Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the highlights and share why they recommend Warren Buffett take a long look at Waste Connections, McCormick and Ellie Mae. Plus, we discuss FedEx’s benefit program and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about the process of keeping a watchlist.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

Shares of Roku tumble on earnings. Is the honeymoon over for the streaming device maker? David Kretzmann and Jason Moser tackle that question and weigh in on earnings news from Wayfair, Stamps.com, and Pandora.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EST

Texas Roadhouse puts up its 32nd straight quarter of same-store sales growth. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares how CEO Kent Taylor and his team have built the restaurant chain on fundamentals with staying power. Plus, we dig into Tile Shop’s drop against the backdrop of a thriving housing market and the latest with the Fool 100 Index. (If you’re interested in more details go to www.Fool100.com).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Walmart falls 10% on 4th-quarter results, but were they really that bad? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest results from the retail giant. Plus, we discuss Home Depot’s latest quarter, Albertson’s bid for Rite Aid, and Walt Disney’s huge weekend at the box office. (Tangents include President Chester A. Arthur, the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, and music options for the Winter Olympics.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EST

TripAdvisor shares rise on strong 4th-quarter revenue and optimism for 2018. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from TripAdvisor, Marriott and Shopify.

Direct download: 20180215_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Chipotle names Brian Niccol as its new CEO. Is the Taco Bell CEO the missing ingredient for Chipotle? Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann tackle that question and weigh in on earnings from Baidu and Fossil.

Direct download: 20180214_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:21pm EST

Shares of Under Armour pop on strong international sales in the 4th-quarter.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the landscape for the embattled sports apparel company. Plus, we discuss Walgreens interest in drug distributor AmerisourceBergen, the Federal Trade Commission’s interest in dental supply companies, and LL Bean’s interest in ditching abusive customers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:26pm EST

Restaurant Brands International (parent company of Burger King and Popeye’s) pops on 4th-quarter results. iRobot falls 30% in three days.  Walt Disney raises ticket prices at the theme parks and strikes a content deal with Alibaba.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EST

The market takes another tumble. Industry Focus host Michael Douglass shares why interest rates might be going higher more quickly than some investors thought.  Plus, we discuss Twitter’s surprise 4th-quarter profit, emails from Finland, our listener meet-up from last night, and biotech opportunities for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:58pm EST

Motley Fool Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer Bryan Hinmon stops by to discuss companies’ “capacity to suffer”, why free cash flow is not automatically a good thing, and how he discovered he was wrong about Tractor Supply. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

After a turbulent couple of days, calm returns to the stock market. Bill Mann analyzes the single security at the center of Monday’s market drop. Plus, we discuss trouble in the House of Lululemon, Tapestry’s turnaround, and the Pringles ad during the Super Bowl.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EST

IS IT TIME TO PANIC???  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman share why, despite the Dow falling 4-5% in the last week, investors need to take a deep breath and separate the signal from the noise. Plus, we discuss the latest retailer to declare bankruptcy, Janet Yellen dropping the mic on Wells Fargo, and memorable Super Bowl ads.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

We’re back with another non-investing bonus episode! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by longtime producer Mac Greer to talk about the Winter Olympics, Olympic-themed movies, and the history of Motley Fool radio. Plus, we talk about Bill’s connection to the “Miracle on Ice”, traditional skijoring, Mac’s Mt. Rushmore of comedy, why tug-of-war needs to be an Olympic sport, and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EST

Shares of Facebook and Microsoft hit all-time highs after their latest earnings reports.  Ron Gross analyzes the results and shares his thoughts on quarterly conference calls.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EST

Electronic Arts hits a new all-time high. Align Technology falls slightly, but is the timing of its conference call to blame? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes those stories and provides an update on the Fool 100 Index.  For more details go to www.fool100.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announce a partnership aimed at cutting health care costs and improving services for employees. What will the deal mean for investors? Jason Moser and David Kretzmann tackle that question, dig into McDonald’s earnings, and kick the tires on Waymo’s new ride. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EST

Dr. Pepper Snapple teams up with Keurig Green Mountain. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal, as well as Lowe’s new $5 billion stock buyback plan and the disappointing news on U.S. consumer savings.  Plus, we unveil The Motley Fool’s $10,000 College Student Award! For more details go to www.fool.com/competition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EST

Brian Richards, head of Motley Fool Asia, returns from his trip to Hong Kong and Tokyo to share his observations about bitcoin, the “4-3-2-1” method of investing, and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EST

Comcast reports strong earnings and hikes its dividend. And Baidu hints at a new deal with Netflix. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger talk about those stories and weigh in on the coming battle between Disney and Netflix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

Netflix soars after 4th-quarter subscriber growth surprised even them. Jim Mueller and Abi Malin analyze Netflix’s potential (and perils) over the next couple of years. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s new compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk, Johnson & Johnson’s not-as-bad-as-it-seems 4th-quarter loss, our listener meet-up in San Francisco, and movie recommendations!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

Celgene buys Juno Theraputics. Halliburton delivers results in the 4th quarter and optimism for 2018.  Abercrombie & Fitch soars 10% on a better-than-expected holiday season. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and discuss opportunities in the energy industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

In a rare Friday episode, Bill Mann shares why he believes Amazon will pick Atlanta for its 2nd headquarters. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss buying at the top, bitcoin scenarios, and why Pringles needs better distribution.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Apple announces plans to invest 350 billion in the U.S. over the next 5 years. And the company says it will pay a one-time repatriation tax of 38 billion dollars on its overseas cash holdings. Analysts Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer weigh in on the Apple news, crypto hacking, and the finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

A break-up of General Electric??  Shares of GE approach a 6-year low on reports CEO John Flannery is considering it. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why breaking up GE might not be easy or smart.  Nestle sells its U.S. candy business.  Papa John’s is looking for a new CEO. And shares of Tiffany hit a new high on strong holiday sales, thanks to a $450 silver ruler.  (Tangents include The Bob Newhart Show and stupid money.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EST

David Kretzmann returns from Las Vegas to share insights from CES. We discuss the latest in autonomous driving, drones, and more.  Plus, David shares the biggest change from last year’s CES, what happened during the blackout, and why we might be close to having a ping-pong playing robot at Fool Global HQ.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

KB Home and Delta Air Lines hit new highs on 4th-quarter results. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the results. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the question of leverage. We also preview this weekend’s radio show and provide an update on the podcast shop! (http://shop.fool.com)   

(Tangents include the “Coffee Achievers”, state licensing, and owning your own airline.)

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Shares of Eastman Kodak soar after the company announces a cryptocurrency for photographers. Warren Buffett moves closer to a successor. And Domino’s CEO announces plans to step down. Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on reports that Facebook is getting into the home device market.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

Target shares rise on strong holiday sales. Matt Argersinger analyzes the results and shares why Target’s e-commerce sales need to be even higher. Plus, Matt shares his preview for 2018 and we get an update on the race to a $1 trillion market cap.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Kohl’s hits a 52-week high after a strong holiday report, while GoPro shares fall 30% after a litany of bad news. Jason Moser analyzes it all and issues his own downgrade of Snap. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

The Dow hits 25,000, winter weather spells good news for auto parts stocks, while L Brands falls on weak holiday sales. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories and more as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we announce the opening of The Motley Fool Podcast Shop (http://shop.fool.com)

(Tangents include Bill’s almost-interview with The New York Times, potential names for candles, moose encounters and more.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines announce plans to give employees a $1,000 bonus due to the new tax law. What does the news mean for investors? Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger tackle that question and weigh in on some surprising retail numbers and a potential Amazon acquisition.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

CES is the largest consumer technology trade show in the world.  Before analyst David Kretzmann heads to Las Vegas (with 150,000 of his closest friends), he offers a preview of CES and what it means for investors. Thanks to Audible for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool or text FOOL to 500-500.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:06pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:23pm EST

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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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EST

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

Direct download: 20171212_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

Shares of Chipotle rise on news of a change in leadership. Goldman Sachs warns that stocks are at their highest valuation since 1900. And Uber loses $1.5 billion dollars. Analysts Bill Mann and Jeff Fischer discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of Shake Shack.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_29_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Buffalo Wild Wings becomes the latest restaurant to be taken private.  Abi Malin analyzes the deal and discusses whether investors should avoid (at least for the time being) restaurant stocks altogether.  Plus, SodaStream unveils a potential game-changer with “Sparkling Gold”, a new mixer that turns sparkling water into sparkling wine.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

Meredith Corp buys Time, Inc. for $2.8 billion. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal, the weekend box office, and the deluge of email that surrounds Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

Shares of Signet Jewelers fall 30%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes whether a new CEO can turn things around at Signet. We also discuss Bill’s trip to Dubai to check in on NMC Health.  Plus, we bring producer Dan Boyd into the conversation as we debate overrated and underrated Thanksgiving Day foods and traditions.  (Tangents include visiting a coffee museum, the almost complete lack of editing on MarketFoolery, and the mispronunciation of Sweden’s 2nd-largest city.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:08pm EST

Lowe’s 3rd-quarter profits double on strong same-store sales. Jim Mueller analyzes the home improvement landscape. With Urban Outfitters joining Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch as the latest fashion retailer to post surprisingly good results, we discuss whether retailers are oversold.  Plus, we preview the “Motley Fool Money” Thanksgiving special with a stock to be thankful for.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Volvo shares rise on a deal with Uber.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal and discuss which industry is most likely to control ride-sharing’s future.  We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to see if General Electric’s new CEO might have what it takes to be the next “Outsider”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

Walmart hits a new high after e-commerce sales rise 50%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, from Walmart’s success to the surprising year RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) is having.  Plus, we discuss the latest from JM Smucker’s and L Brands, and preview our bonus holiday episode! 

(Tangents include the Papa John’s saga, a potential trip to Orrville, Ohio, and the bizarre array of scented candles being sold by Bath & Body Works.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_16_2017_3.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

Tencent reports big earnings. Target shareholders see red. And Square gives Bitcoin a stamp of approval. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann dig into those stories and talk about the future of cryptocurrency.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Home Depot raises the roof. Buffalo Wild Wings sizzles. And a Nobel Prize-winning economist warns about the perils of passive investing. Bill Mann and Matt Argersinger discuss those stories and share some stock ideas for the coming retail apocalypse.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

Is Hasbro about to buy rival toymaker Mattel?  As new CEO John Flannery shakes up General Electric (and shares hit a 5-year low) is now the time to buy?  Is Roku’s recent earnings surprise simply due to low expectations?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze these topics and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

Match Group hits a new high while Snap sinks (again).  Abi Malin and Jason Moser analyze the latest results from these two young public companies.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how investors can glean information from quarterly conference calls.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

Broadcom makes a big bid for Qualcomm. Michael Kors surges. And Berkshire Hathaway slips. Analysts Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss these stories and talk about some small insurance companies with big potential.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

Facebook’s 3rd-quarter results are astonishing, but shares fall anyway.  Aaron Bush analyzes Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about increased spending on security and shares how Facebook’s margins could end up going even higher.  Plus we dig into the latest results from Tesla and Blue Apron.  To check out the latest from Motley Fool Wealth Management just go to http://Personal.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EST