MarketFoolery

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

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
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm 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

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
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EST

Under Armour sinks to its lowest point as a public company after a bad 3rd quarter and worse guidance. Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann analyze the damage and share why it might get even worse. Plus, we dig into the latest results from Shopify, IPG Photonics and Texas Roadhouse, as we plan a 300-mile road trip to the nearest Bubba’s 33.

Direct download: 20171031_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

Lennar’s purchase of rival CalAtlantic Group creates the largest homebuilder in the U.S.  Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal and the future for homebuilding stocks.  Macy’s hits an 8-year low. Ellie Mae reports earnings.  And Constellation Brands buys a 10% stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a publicly-traded cannabis company with an all-time great ticker symbol.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

Twitter and Buffalo Wild Wings have one thing in common: a rising stock price in the wake of Wall Street’s low expectations. David Kretzmann analyzes their latest results, along with the perplexing case of iRobot.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and wrap up Halloween Candy Week. Thanks to Freshbooks for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get a 30-day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com /FOOL and enter “MOTLEY FOOL” in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EST

Chipotle shares hit a 5-year low after dismal 3rd-quarter results and disappointing guidance. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest from Chipotle, Anthem and GrubHub. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and continue our discussion of overrated & underrated Halloween candy. (Tangents include Bill’s age, Chris’ anger levels, and segues.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:27pm EST

Caterpillar and 3M both hit new all-time highs after strong 3rd-quarter reports.  Tim Hanson analyzes the rise of the blue chips and shares why the candy industry’s “fun size” moniker is one of the biggest corporate atrocities of the past half-century.  Plus, we discuss more overrated & underrated Halloween candies.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:57pm EST

Haliburton slips on concerns over fracking margins. Hasbro tumbles on a holiday sales warning. And Amazon entertains suitors for its second headquarters. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman weigh in on those stories and talk about Cisco’s big deal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

On this date thirty years ago, the Dow recorded its biggest one-day percentage decline in history. On today’s episode, analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross talk about Black Monday’s lessons for investors and weigh in on earnings news from eBay, United Continental, and Blue Apron. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

IBM’s streak of declining revenue hits 22 quarters, but shares still pop 9%. David Kretzmann and Jim Mueller discuss Big Blue, housing starts, and what investors should expect this earnings season when it comes to “hurricane-related excuses.”  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Netflix (briefly) hits a new high after 3rd-quarter subscribers top 5 million.  Seth Jayson analyzes Netflix’s growth, as well as the challenges facing Harley-Davidson.  Having run more than 80 marathons, Seth also offers advice in advance of the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon and warns against overhydration.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Ruby Tuesday shares pop 20% after being bought by a private equity firm. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal (and the challenging restaurant industry). Nordstrom puts its own plans to go private on hold, and we discuss Spotify’s impending IPO.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Domino’s declines over growth concerns. Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer discuss the future of the pizza giant and delve into a Disney downgrade and Square upgrade. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Coach is getting a makeover! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes why Coach’s rebranding to “Tapestry” might make sense for the apparel retailer.  We discuss Delta’s latest quarter, Micron’s secondary offering, and Wal-Mart’s $20 billion stock buyback. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (Tangents include castles, the health benefits of coffee and Bill’s upcoming trip to Dubai.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

Pfizer is considering selling its consumer healthcare business. Would Advil, Chapstick and Centrum vitamins fetch a price tag of $15 billion?  Industry Focus host Kristine Harjes analyzes the opportunity for Pfizer and its shareholders.  We also discuss her recent trip to Greece and it has her thinking about Square.  Plus, Kristine offers an earnings preview of Johnson & Johnson and advice for travelers to Greece.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

A disappointing opening weekend for “Blade Runner 2049” sends movie theater stocks down. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly tough economics for movie theaters.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV advertising and wonder how much longer big brands will pay up for a shrinking audience.  Dan Boyd reports back from his trip to NY Comic-Con and highlights the big presence of streaming services and the best costume on display.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings pops after getting added to the S&P 500 Index.  Abi Malin analyzes what investors interested in cruise stocks should be looking for.  Plus, we discuss the potential sale of SeaWorld Entertainment and what GrubHub means to restaurant owners.

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Direct download: 20171005_MarkertFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

We’re back from South Carolina!  David Kretzmann shares highlights from our investing conference and analyzes Citron Research’s shorting of Shopify.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Chris Hill sits down with Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge, hosts of the “Manage Your Damn Money” podcast to talk about how they met, the #1 financial topic millennials want to hear about, Ben’s early attraction to the topic of money, Malcolm’s upcoming marathon and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Emerging markets are up 25% year-to-date. What’s up with THAT?!? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares why emerging markets still have room to run. Plus, we offer a sneak preview of Tuesday’s episode and discuss the investing book Tim just started reading.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm EST

It’s finally here! The episode that at least 3-4 listeners have asked for.....the non-investing podcast! 
Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by 1st-time guest (and longtime Fool) Roger Friedman to talk about comedy influences, musicians who died too young, the epic “Tiger vs. Shark” battle and more.  Plus, we reveal the winners of our “CEO Buddy Cop movie” contest and wonder if we’ve made a terrible mistake by taping (and publishing) this episode.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Roku jumps in its public market debut. Andy Cross and David Kretzmann take stock in the streaming device maker and talk millennial trends and trendy stock ideas.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

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
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm EST

Richard Smith is out as chairman and CEO of Equifax.  Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a light at the end of the tunnel for shareholders. Plus, we dig into surprising profits from Ascena Retail and offer a sneak preview of our event next week in South Carolina.

Direct download: 20170926_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EST

Sprint and T-Mobile are close to a merger. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the long-term trend around mobile carriers and the potential for anti-trust concerns. Plus, we dig into General Electric’s latest sale and Twitter’s latest glimmer of hope.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Shares of chipmaker AMD pop on reports of a partnership with Tesla.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the challenges Scholastic faces as its stock hits a 52-week low.  KB Home’s board of directors moves (with surprising speed) to punish its CEO.  Plus, we offer a sneak preview of our upcoming bonus episode and announce one of the prizes for our “CEO Buddy Cops” movie contest.

(Tangents include Las Vegas, the international space station, and our upcoming bonus episode!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm EST

Nintendo shares hit a 9-year high on news of a big partnership. Bed, Bath, and Beyond takes a bath after reporting disappointing earnings. And Amazon gets into the wearables game. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Toys R Us, the largest toy retailer in America, declares bankruptcy.  Abi Malin surveys the damage.  As Adidas sales in the U.S. continue to rise, we check in on its competition with Nike and UnderArmour.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer the question, “How should I feel when an executive sells shares of his company stock?”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Northrop Grumman buys Orbital ATK for nearly $8 billion in cash. Taylor Muckerman analyzes why the deal makes sense for Northrop Grumman and shares why investors should expect more space-related business news.  We check in on “The Battle for the Living Room” with Roku pricing their IPO and a discussion of the business winners from last night’s Emmy Awards.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

United Natural Foods benefits from low expectations and a bidding war breaks out for Toshiba’s memory-chip division.  Aaron Bush analyzes those stories and breaks down the different strategies Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are employing to gain traction with their home assistant devices.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon calls Bitcoin a fraud. Apple introduces its new iPhone. And Chipotle introduces queso. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

Apple gears up for its big event. Travelers Insurance puts a hold on stock buybacks. And Pizza Hut deals with an image problem. Jeff Fischer and Jim Gillies analyze those stories and discuss the potential ramifications of countries eliminating internal combustion engines.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

Hurricane Irma isn’t quite as destructive as we feared, but the damage is still being done. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman survey the investing landscape in Irma’s wake and analyze insurers, re-insurers, retail, restaurants and more. Plus, Equifax continues to fall. Is it now a buying opportunity?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

Tronc buys The New York Daily News, while Verizon launches a rewards program that comes with a catch.  Jason Moser analyzes the respective moves and shares his skepticism about either one succeeding.  Plus, we wrap up “Mistakes Were Made” week by discussing why some company moves belong on a short leash and why you should never fall in love with a stock price.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Dave & Buster’s shares slide on disappointing sales. And Kohl’s partners with Amazon to offer smart home products. Matt Argersinger talks about those stories and shares one of his biggest investing mistakes.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EST

United Technologies buys defense contractor Rockewell Collins in a deal worth $23 billion.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the deal and shares why UTX is in no danger of getting too big.  Plus, we borrow from our podcast colleagues at Industry Focus and kick off “Mistakes Were Made” week with a few thoughts on listening to smart analysts and listening to your own gut.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Turns out Wells Fargo opened 1.5 million fake accounts more than originally reported. So why isn’t the stock tanking?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds surveys the damage, and digs into the latest earnings from Campbell’s Soup and Land’s End.  Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of Industry Focus and next week’s launch of brand new edition of “The Motley Fool Investment Guide”.  (For more details, go to http://book.fool.com)

Direct download: 20170831_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Gilead Sciences buys Kite Pharma for $12 billion in cash. Kristine Harjes and Jason Moser analyze the deal and what it means for Gilead’s future.  Plus, Uber gets a new CEO (courtesy of Expedia), Fitbit rolls out a new smartwatch, and Whole Foods is now selling....Amazon Echo speakers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Chris Hill returns from Podcast Movement 2017 in California and shares a few observations from the conference.  As Houston residents prepare for Hurricane Harvey, investors prepare for the impact on the energy industry and potential for disruption to multiple supply chains.

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Direct download: 20170825_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:02pm EST

Brian Richards (head of Fool Asia) returns from his trip to Singapore, Hong Kong & Japan!  We discuss the attractiveness of the BAT stocks (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent), Tom Gardner’s keynote speech, and the culture of basketball in Hong Kong.  To access content from Tom Gardner’s speech in Singapore, just go to www.Fool.Sg/InvestFair2017.

Direct download: 20170822_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Just how many companies will actually blame the solar eclipse for their earnings miss next quarter?  Jason Moser analyzes the prospect of former GE CEO Jeff Immelt taking the wheel at Uber.  Starbucks makes the cover of Barron’s, begging the question of just how attractive the stock’s valuation.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to make a recommendation to a novice whiskey drinker.

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Direct download: 20170821_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

Walmart’s online sales rise 67%.  Aaron Bush analyzes the retail landscape, Alibaba’s latest results, and Elon Musk dabbling in esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EST

2nd-quarter profits for both Target and Urban Outfitters came in higher than expected, but only one of those stocks is soaring today.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the retail industry, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss ETFs, diversification and more. 

(Tangents include things to do in Memphis, the classic film “Diner” and shark vs. tiger.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

Dick’s Sporting Goods plummets on disappointing earnings. Home Depot sells off despite strong results. And a judge orders Costco to pay up. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross discusses those stories.

Direct download: 20170815_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:54pm EST

VF Corp makes a deal for more workwear, sending its stock higher. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze how showrunners moving from broadcast and cable networks to Amazon and Netflix signal further disruption in the TV industry.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV’s remaining ace card and the coming storm for professional sports leagues.

Direct download: 20170814_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Shares of Blue Apron plunge after the meal delivery company warns of big losses ahead. And Facebook introduces a new video platform. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into earnings from Macy’s and Kohl’s.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Disney makes headlines with its break from Netflix.  Priceline and TripAdvisor sink for different reasons.  And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer marriage advice.  Ron Gross, and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds, discuss these stories and the return of “The Ocho” at a live taping from Chatter in Washington DC.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors both soar on better-than-expected 1st-quarter profits. Jason Moser analyzes the way both retailers are improving margins. Plus, we dig into Wayfair’s latest results and offer some advice to Shake Shack’s management.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

Tyson Foods’ stock rises on strong exports of beef, chicken and pork. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze Tyson’s growth potential, Marriott’s new deal with Alibaba, Tesla’s completely-expected debt offering, and Netflix’s 1st content acquisition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Tesla shares rise on strong 2nd-quarter profits, but the company still needs cash.  Bill Mann analyzes Tesla’s short-term future and why Elon Musk continues to set ambitious production targets.  Teva Pharmaceuticals sinks to a 13-year low on a bad 2nd-quarter report combined with slashing the dividend.  Plus, Bill shares observations, both business and personal, from his recent trip to Africa.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EST

Apple’s quarterly revenue comes in north of $45 billion. Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds looks at the results and disputes any rumors that the iPhone 8 might be delayed past the holidays.  Mondelez is getting a new CEO, and Groupon rises despite revenue being light (again).  Plus, the movie theater industry gets a bleak warning.  (Tangents include movies we’ll go to the theater for, the bloated Oreo division, and Bill’s brief directing career!)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Texas Roadhouse serves up big earnings. Shares of Under Armour slip. And shares of Shopify surge. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann dig into those stories.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

Merger Monday! Discovery Communications seals a $14.6 billion deal with Scripps Interactive. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Discovery’s opportunities for international growth. Snap’s lockup period expires, sending trading volume through the roof. But while Snap’s stock remains flat, the upcoming earnings report bears watching.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Costco’s marketing push with....Groupon??

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:18pm EST

Shares of Facebook surge on better-than-expected earnings. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger weigh in on the surprising numbers and delve into earnings from Buffalo Wild Wings, PayPal, and Tractor Supply Company.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

Boeing’s stock pops on jet-fueled profits.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes Boeing’s strengths, as well as a 1950s-America basket of stocks (US Steel, Coca-Cola, Hershey, etc.)  In the wake of Chipotle’s latest quarterly conference call, we debate how seriously management is taking its latest crisis.  (Tangents in this episode include The Godfather: Part II and the writings of the late, great David Halberstam.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

McDonald’s hits a new all-time high after global sales stun Wall Street.  David Kretzmann analyzes the rise of the Golden Arches under CEO Steve Easterbrook.  Plus, we dig into Alphabet’s EU fine and how cost-per-click affected Q2 results, as well as the Domino’s Pizza’s astonishing streak of international sales growth.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Visa has declared war on cash.  Jason Moser shares the four stocks he intends to buy in the growing trend of non-cash transactions.  Plus, we discuss Hasbro’s surprising drop, Blue Apron’s upgrades, WebMD going private and whether Jordan Spieth winning the British Open can boost shares of Under Armour.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:29pm EST

Sears pops after striking a deal to sell Kenmore-branded appliances on Amazon.com.  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
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

Should companies offer quarterly guidance? What are the incentives in place for Wall Street analysts?  Jim Mueller and Aaron Bush break down what investors should know about the guidance game.  Plus we dig into IBM’s latest quarter, Chipotle’s latest uncertainty, and the potential merger in the cable networks industry.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EST

International subscriber growth fuels Netflix to an all-time high.  Ryan Reeves and Aneesh Susarla analyze Netflix’s better-than-expected results.  Plus, we dig into Select Comfort’s rebranding, UnitedHealth’s latest quarter, and why we’re watching Shopify and PayPal.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Blue Apron falls another 10% after Amazon takes aim at the prepared food kit market.  Jason Moser analyzes why it’s probably going to get even worse for Blue Apron.  Internet-TV provider Roku and celebrity chef Bobby Flay prepare for two new IPOs that leave us with more questions than answers.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and offer a preview of Netflix’s upcoming earnings report.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Shares of Target rise on upbeat guidance. Uber makes a deal in Russia. And Snap gets some good news. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:48pm EST

Harley-Davidson shares drop on a downgrade.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares why demographic trends aren’t on HD’s side right now.  Plus, we discuss Time Inc.’s potential rebranding, whether Best Buy is going the way of Sears, and how drinking more coffee is nothing but good for you (we think).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EST

How are YOU celebrating Amazon Prime Day?  Aaron Bush analyzes Amazon’s push to international markets and the drive to sell more Echo devices.  North America’s newspapers are banding together to take on Facebook and Google over digital advertising.  Plus, what in the world is CRISPR and why should investors pay attention? 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

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
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

Yum China Holdings gets whacked after Pizza Hut’s tepid results drag down the positive numbers from KFC and Taco Bell.  Seth Jayson analyzes the fast-food landscape in China, as well as Tesla’s recent drop, and shares why he’s intrigued by what’s happening in the fashion watch industry.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:15pm EST

O’Reilly Automotive lowers guidance and shares fall 20%, and drags AutoZone and Advance Auto Parts with it. Jason Moser analyzes the changing landscape for auto parts retailers as Volvo goes electric.  Plus we dig into further challenges at Disney’s TV division that have nothing to do with ESPN.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

Back from vacation, Chris Hill shares a few business takeaways from London and Ireland. Plus, as bearish calls for a big stock market drop increase, it’s a good time to remember why we invest in businesses.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08pm EST

Bill Mann wraps up Strategy Week with a look outside the U.S.  We discuss the upside (and downside) of ETFs, as well as American companies that are secretly international stocks. Plus, why corruption in Brazil could be good for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

How many stocks should I own?  Where do I start in building my portfolio? And how big should my initial holdings be?  Bryan Hinmon from Motley Fool Funds dissects the ins and outs of portfolio allocation, shares two stock ideas (one riskier than the other) as well as why we should never get “too cute” with our investing. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

As the return on bonds continues to languish, more investors are turning to dividend stocks.  Ron Gross highlights the risk in chasing yield and urges investors to focus on total return instead.  Plus, we discuss the stigma of being label “dividend stock”, the beauty of dividend aristocrats, and a couple of stocks to add to your watchlist.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

Chipmaker Ambarella falls on lowered guidance. Jason Moser analyzes Dave & Buster’s new all-time high and whether Pepsi shares are now in a different category than Coca-Cola’s.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to analyze the future of Boston Beer Co.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EST

Apple uses the Worldwide Developer Conference to unveil “HomePod”, a new home assistant. David Kretzmann analyzes the device and shares why he believes Bose and Sonos have more to fear than Amazon and Google. Plus we dig into the latest quarter from Casey’s General Stores and the rise of eSports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

Activist investor group Marcato Capital won a proxy fight to get three board seats at Buffalo Wild Wings, and longtime CEO Sally Smith has decided to retire. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Smith’s incredible track record and wish good luck to whoever has to fill the enormous shoes she leaves behind. Plus, we share highlights from FoolFest 2017.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

Michael Kors hits a 5-year low as same-store sales plummet.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker surveys the retail landscape and compares Kors to the strong sales from J. Jill.  Plus, we discuss Kellogg’s layoffs in the wake of falling sales and which breakfast cereals belong on Mount Rushmore.

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Direct download: 20170531_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season, but two financial flops led to the worst box office since 1999.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the damage, as well as Canadian National Railway’s last-minute efforts to head off a conductor strike, Zillow’s challenges with the “zestimate” and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

Best Buy hits an 11-year high, Williams-Sonoma raises guidance and Guess? sells a few more pairs of jeans.  Ron Gross analyzes those companies and more. Plus, we kick off Memorial Day weekend with some grilling tips to improve your next backyard bbq.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

Is oil the past? Is sparkling water the future? Are autonomous vehicles about to accelerate? Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss one investing idea they're bullish on, one they're bearish on, and one they're warming up to. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Toll Brothers hits a 52-week high while AutoZone tanks. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker breaks down the latest quarters from those two company. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and pay tribute to the late Sir Roger Moore.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EST