MarketFoolery

Target’s digital sales are on the rise, but not enough for Wall Street’s liking. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape and the Nordstrom family’s latest attempt to take the company private.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the Fox Network’s aggressive goals for advertising reduction. (Tangents include our upcoming listener meet-up in Austin, real-life courtrooms vs. TV courtrooms, and more.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2018.mp3
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT