MarketFoolery (podcast)

Strategy Week begins!  Bill Mann shares why he believes right now is a good time for small cap stocks and why small caps are not riskier than large caps. Plus, we delve into one of the key factors in evaluating smaller companies, two small caps that Bill likes right now, and the one type of small cap to avoid.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Fool Germany analyst Matt Koppenheffer shares what’s on the mind of German investors and how the start-up scene in Germany is growing.  Plus we discuss Amazon’s German-based competitor in the fashion industry, Zalando.


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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO. CarMax revs up on earnings. And Snapchat gets more bad news. Motley Fool analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss these stories and weigh in on the future of Etsy. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Lennar Corp’s stock hits a new high after 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected.  As auto parts companies struggle Goodyear Tire gets an analyst upgrade.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes these businesses, as well as the future of air travel. And of course, we go off on a tangent about the “buddy cop” genre of movies and discuss who we would cast.

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Direct download: 20170620_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Amazon’s buying Whole Foods for $42 a share. So why is Whole Foods’ stock trading above $43? Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a competing bid, what shareholders need to know, and why Kroger isn’t dead yet. Plus we discuss the money behind live sports and the bid for TV ratings as the U.S. Open posts its 2nd-lowest audience ever.

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Direct download: 20170619_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Looking to allocate some of your portfolio into safer, blue chip dividend stocks?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds offers some ideas on where to find them. Plus we delve into the rise in interest rates, Kroger’s guidance cut (and resulting stock drop) and SeaWorld Entertainment’s chairman getting the boot from shareholders.

Direct download: 20170615_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Chris Hill reflects on this morning’s shootings in Alexandria, what happens when chaos knocks on your front door, and the challenge of being kind in the face of madness.

Direct download: 20170614_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

It’s “Free Taco Day” at Taco Bell!!  Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann attempt to calm investors nervous over the Nasdaq’s mild (and brief) drop.  Then we dig into Nike vs. Under Armour after the NBA Finals, and the potential for MGM Resorts’ new eSports arena.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Jeff Immelt, longtime CEO of General Electric, announces his retirement and sends the stock higher. Taylor Muckerman shares why GE is favorite way to play the energy sector, and Jason Moser weighs in on the demise of Gymboree. Plus, we discuss the utter mess at Uber.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

While the former FBI director is busy across the Potomac River from Fool HQ, the News Fairy brought reports of Nordstrom contemplating private life. Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Nordstrom’s fate, as well as the latest quarterly reports from Vail Resorts and JM Smucker.  (Tangents include “Ghostbusters”, kitty litter, and the Pillsbury Doughboy.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT