MarketFoolery

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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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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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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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.

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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.

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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

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

Mark Fields is out as CEO at Ford Motor just three years after being unanimously praised as Alan Mulally’s successor.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the potential thinking behind the decision and where Ford needs to go next with autonomous driving.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the next e-commerce player Wal-Mart could buy.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:43pm EDT

Investors react to the latest political uncertainty. Wal-Mart reports surprising earnings. SiriusXM considers a Pandora purchase. And a new burger king gets crowned. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT

Target’s 1st-quarter profits get them through a “very choppy” retail environment.  Red Robin Gourmet Burgers’ stock pops 17% on a strong 1st-quarter report. David Kretzmann analyzes those companies, plus Jack In The Box’s decision to spin off Qdoba.  Plus, we discuss why delivery is so important for the future success of restaurant companies and spend a minute on last night’s NBA draft lottery.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

Home Depot hits an all-time high on another fantastic quarter. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares why, despite a rising stock price, shares of Home Depot are still reasonably priced. Ford Motor is reportedly laying off 10% of its workforce, but the coming disruption in the automotive industry will potentially dwarf this news. Plus, we discuss Tronc’s latest move and rumors of a major rift inside Mondolez.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Cybersecurity stocks rise after malware attacks affected businesses around the globe over the weekend.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman dip into the Fool Mailbag to analyze the state of 3D printing and what millennials buying homes means for investors.  Plus, we have a few ideas for the next Oreo flavor.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Macy’s and Kohl’s had rough 1st quarters. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker surveys the damage.  Whole Foods Market shakes up its board with five new directors and a new chair. Plus, Snap’s first quarterly report wasn’t helped by Snap’s first quarterly conference call. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Is Tesla the next Apple? Will United Continental will fly higher? And will Howard Hughes enrich investors? Analyst Matt Argersinger shares some of his top takeaways from the Sohn Investing Conference.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Wayfair soars on a smaller-than-expected loss. Marriott hits an all-time high. And Pandora continues to struggle. Jason Moser analyzes those companies and Coach’s decision to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion as we discuss what happens when a company’s brand is stronger than its actual business.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Highlights from Omaha! Analyst Michael Douglass returns from the Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting with insights on Warren Buffett’s latest thinking.  We discuss Buffett’s observations on Amazon, Alphabet, IBM, airlines, artificial intelligence, driverless cars, Trumpcare and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Facebook posts big numbers in the 1st quarter, as Wall Street yawns.  Simon Erickson analyzes the social network’s future and digs into the latest quarterly report from Tesla.  We also discuss the growth of digital subscriptions to, and stock price of, The New York Times.  Plus, we lay out the reasons why investors interested in media stocks should steer clear of radio operator Cumulus Media.

Direct download: 20170504_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT

Apple slips on revenue concerns. Twilio tumbles on an Uber slowdown. And Gilead Sciences stumbles. Analysts Jeff Fischer and David Kretzmann tackle these stories and weigh in on a trillion-dollar question.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

One year after being rebuffed, IAC closes the deal for Angie’s List.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the move and the market opportunity for IAC’s new spin-off.  Plus we discuss the latest earnings from Coach, AMD and Texas Roadhouse.

Direct download: 20170502_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

Dish Network loses more subscribers than expected, so why is the stock up? Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the chances someone will acquire Dish. Twitter teams up with Bloomberg for original content. Fitbit speaks out on its exploding fitness tracker, and we discuss the rise in casino stocks.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Domino’s serves up big earnings. Under Armour jumps. And Southwest Airlines loses altitude. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into Buffalo Wild Wings earnings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

iRobot hits a new high on strong earnings. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann analyze how helpful robots are rewarding investors.  Plus, we dig into Chipotle’s turnaround and Twitter’s mixed-bag-of-a-quarter.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Nasdaq tops 6,000 for the first time ever as a bunch of well-known stocks hit all-time highs. Matt Argersinger analyzes the pros and cons (yes, they exist) for investors. Plus, we discuss Caterpillar’s blowout earnings report, Netflix’s licensing deal in China with IQiyi (subsidiary of Baidu) and why you might want to avoid watching “Iron Fist”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Earningspalooza is here! Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the latest results from energy giant Halliburton, as well a strong quarter pushing Hasbro shares to a new high. Plus, we discuss Netflix raising $1 billion and Samsung’s unexpected good news.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

On the day celebrated by cannabis enthusiasts, Molson Coors gets a downgrade based on marijuana’s rising popularity.  Bryan Hinmon and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyze the future of the beer & marijuana industries.  Plus, we dig into the latest from homebuilders and home-related stocks, CVS Health’s plan to cut down on candy, and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

Facebook doubles down on augmented reality. And IBM slips on declining revenue. Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on Tesla car comparisons.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Netflix posts strong earnings in Q1, but questions persist over subscriber growth.  Jim Mueller and David Kretzmann analyze Netflix’s spending habits and the surprising lure of Adam Sandler movies.  Plus we debate United Continental’s future and dip into the Fool Mailbag to figure out what companies actually get for slapping their name and logo on a sports arena.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Earnings season kicks off this week. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman share why they’re curious to see the latest results from Snap, Visa, MasterCard and Chipotle.  Plus, we discuss why Zillow, Verizon and Under Armour shareholders could really use a big quarter this time around.

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT


Panera Bread has been the best performing restaurant stock of the past 20 years. Now that it’s about to go private, where should investors be looking?  Abi Malin analyzes the state of the restaurant industry and shares the cosmetics company she’s watching this earnings season. Plus, we dig into the overwhelming world of scented candles.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Shares of Whole Foods rise after an activist investor buys 9% and suggests (among other things) that Whole Foods consider takeover offers. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the potential next moves involved. Plus, we debate the future of United Airlines and the movie-fueled rise of Walt Disney’s stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Microsoft, eBay and Tencent just invested $1.4 billion in FlipKart, the leading e-commerce business in India.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze FlipKart’s battle against Amazon.  Plus, we discuss Wells Fargo’s board of directors clawing back $75 million from executives and United Airlines clawing a paying customer from his seat.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss one stock they're bullish on, one stock they're bearish on, and one stock they're warming up to.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

It’s official, JAB Holding is buying Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Analyst David Kretzmann discusses the deal, Amazon’s securing of NFL streaming rights, and investing observations from his recent trip to Australia & New Zealand.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Who would you rather buy: Panera Bread or Staples?  Both companies are up for grabs for the right price. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker dissects the two opportunities and which companies (Domino’s Pizza?) might be doing the buying.  Plus we discuss the latest quarter from International Speedway and Verizon’s new Oath, as producer Dan Boyd gets ready to spin some hobbit music.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

A record number of vehicle deliveries results in a new all-time high for shares of Tesla, which sends the company’s market cap higher than Ford Motor’s.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the automotive landscape, and offer advice for Starbucks’ new CEO Kevin Johnson. Plus, we discuss Ronco Brands going public, how many stocks is “too many” and the surprising athletic prowess of the state of South Carolina.

Direct download: 04_03_2017_Market_Foolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Shares of Lululemon Athletica fall more than 20% after a bad 4th-quarter report and weak guidance. Simon Erickson analyzes the damage and shares why he’s optimistic about the company’s future. Plus we discuss Toyota’s recall of nearly 3 million vehicles and give a sneak preview of Simon’s free investing report from SXSW.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

Restoration Hardware shares rise on optimism on the company’s new loyalty program. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker examines the latest quarter from Sonic, as well as the incredible long-term performance of tobacco, beer and liquor stocks.  Plus, we share a few thoughts on baseball’s opening day.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Facebook launches Stories. And Darden Restaurants serves up appetizing earnings and makes a cheesy acquisition. Analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss these stories and weigh in on Whole Foods’ slowdown.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Big-name advertisers are pulling their ads from YouTube. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the competitive landscape in video advertising and share why it might be time for Google to employ the human touch. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the economic impact of the NCAA basketball tournament.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Ross Anderson from Motley Fool Wealth Management discusses the two types of risk investors must consider, why selling is a challenge, and what he loves about financial planning.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Nike stumbles. Sears plummets. And Winnebago revs up after quarterly earnings. Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss these stories and weigh in on Costco’s next delivery. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_22_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT

We’ve got the latest earnings results from homebuilder Lennar, Lands’ End and General Mills.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares his thoughts on those businesses, the relative merits of Chex cereal, and the benefits of having an easy act to follow.  Plus, we share a listener email in response to the recent discussions about Wawa.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Walt Disney rules the weekend box office (again) with “Beauty and The Beast”.  Jason Moser analyzes the growing impact of Disney’s films on the company’s overall revenue.  Plus, Uber’s 2nd-highest ranking executive walks away after only six months on the job.  Jason shares life hacks and stock ideas from his recent adventures in home-buying and Chris Hill shares a brush with fame from his time at SXSW.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

We wrap up SXSW Week with observations from the trade show floor.  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis pulls double-duty by sharing some of the most interesting quotes he's heard from executives from Netflix, Facebook and The Walt Disney Company.  Plus, we offer a sneak preview of Friday's Industry Focus and this weekend's Motley Fool Money, and share a little something from Calliope Musicals.  
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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

One of the biggest changes at this year's SXSW is the growing number of cities and nations exhibiting as they try to entice new business.  Stephanie Landrum, CEO of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, takes the stage to offer her insights on what entrepreneurs really want, what cities can (and can't) control in luring companies, and which tech industries are fueling the growth in DC-area startups. Plus, we share a little something from Capyac.  
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The film industry has undergone massive technological changes over the past 25 years. Pixar's Chief Technology Officer Steve May shares insights on how tech departments work with directors to tell great stories, how the industry has evolved and much more.

Plus, we share a little something from Annabelle Chairlegs.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

We made it to Austin! Analyst Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some thoughts on smart home innovation, the sharing economy, industry disruption and more.  Plus, we offer a few things to do the next time you're visiting Austin and share a little something from The Accidentals.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Camping World Holdings, Signet Jewelers and Party City deliver 4th-quarter reports.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the results, as well as the overwhelming reaction from listeners to our discussion of Wawa and Casey’s General Stores.  Plus, we share details on our SXSW schedule and our listener meet-up in Austin.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_09_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm EDT

Are stock buybacks a bullish indicator? When should investors sell their winners?  Should Starbucks steal a page from Uber and adopt surge pricing?  Analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross tackle those questions and discuss the future of Trip Advisor.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Casey’s General Stores watch their stocks fall in the wake of earnings.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses the latest results from RV-maker Thor Industries, and hhgregg’s filing Chapter 11.  Plus, we discuss the relative appeal of Wawa.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Concert Pharmaceuticals’ stock rises 80% on a deal with Vertex. Jason Moser analyzes the pharmaceutical landscape and weighs in on The New York Times’ new Twitter strategy.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share memories of the late Paul Kangas.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:08pm EDT

Snap goes public and immediately becomes three times the size of Twitter. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann analyze the enthusiasm around Snap’s IPO, as well as the latest earnings from Shake Shack and Monster Beverage.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

Lowe’s rises on earnings. Best Buy falls. Analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss Amazon-proof retailers and weigh in on the Trump rally, Etsy, and YouTube TV.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

4th quarter results for Target and Domino’s Pizza could hardly have been more different. Ron Gross analyzes both companies, as well as Snap’s curious offer for potential investors. Plus, we offer some free advice for whoever is in charge of corporate culture at Signet Jewelers.  For a free test-drive of our brand new service, Motley Fool Total Income, just go to TotalIncomeRadio.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Shutterstock drops on a solid-yet-unspectacular quarter. Goldman Sachs downgrades Tesla as Jason Moser analyzes the company’s short-term expectations and long-term aspirations.  Plus we discuss the business implications of the Academy Awards and highlights from the Motley Fool One event in Arizona.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

As the cost of solar energy plummets, adoption rises.  Analyst Matt Argersinger shares why he is so bullish on solar and where opportunities like for investors.  Plus we discuss Sprouts Farmers Market and the lure of Cactus League baseball.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Shares of Papa John’s and Texas Roadhouse slip on earnings. And Red Robin flies higher. Analysts Jason Moser and David Kretzmann dig into the latest restaurant earnings, delve into some surprising news from Dish, and discuss the battle for the living room. To check out our brand new service, Motley Fool Total Income, just go to TotalIncomeRadio.Fool.com.

Direct download: 20170222_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Wal-Mart’s 4th-quarter revenue coming in light is offset by strong e-commerce sales. Or is it? Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses Wal-Mart’s latest results, Home Depot’s new all-time high, and Restaurant Brands buying Popeye’s.  Plus, we recoil in horror at Peeps Oreos and offer unsolicited advice to Mondelez’s future management.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Verizon cuts $250 million off its offer to buy Yahoo.  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis analyzes the latest earnings from Cisco Systems and the latest valuation of Snap. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Berkshire Hathaway loads up on shares of Apple. SodaStream sparkles on earnings. And Fossil falls. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and delve into Shopify earnings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

Discovery Communications’ 4th-quarter profits came in higher than expected, but cable subscribers in the U.S. fell.  Analyst Simon Erickson shares why Discovery’s global footprint (and the 2018 Winter Olympics) should give investors optimism.  We also discuss how Bitcoin’s value has quadrupled over the past year as the SEC considers approval of a first-ever Bitcoin ETF.  Plus, shares of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen spike on potential buyout reports and we’re heading back to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2017!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

The S&P 500 hits $20 trillion in market cap.  Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the SEC’s investigation of Hain Celestial’s accounting and the latest results from Restaurant Brands (parent company of Burger King and Tim Horton’s).  Plus, Netflix is FINALLY getting into the business of merchandising.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Shares of Twitter plummet on disappointing earnings. Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger talk Twitter and delve into earnings from Whole Foods, Proto Labs, and Markel.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger is leaving in mid-2018.  How strong a successor does he need?  Investor-at-large Tim Hanson analyzes the state of the Magic Kingdom, as well as the latest earnings from Zillow and Panera Bread.  Plus we delve further into Snap’s upcoming IPO and discuss underrated soups!  Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

General Motors had a strong 4th-quarter by almost any measure. Unfortunately investors looked at EVERY measure and decided to sell off the stock.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses GM, Michael Kors’ latest quarter and the steadily-outperforming Church & Dwight.  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.  

Direct download: 20170208_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

Hasbro’s 4th-quarter profits get a boost from some princesses.  Analyst Jason Moser discusses the economics of Super Bowl ads and how much longer Bob Iger will remain as Disney’s CEO.  Plus, we take a look at Snap’s IPO filing and decide to sit this one out. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Facebook’s mobile ad revenue continues to dominate. Analyst Simon Erickson shares why he believes Facebook’s increased spending in 2017 is a good thing for long-term shareholders.  Plus we discuss the latest with The New York Times, InvenSense, updated information on the “bacon shortage” and the looming groundhog civil war in Pennsylvania.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Apple’s record quarter was noteworthy for iPhones sold, as well as strong growth in the Services segment.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses what Apple should do with its ever-increasing pile of cash, as well as the latest earnings from Electronic Arts and Align Technology.  Plus, we try not to panic over America’s bacon shortage and spend more time than we should talking about Groundhog Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour plummet on slowing sales. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross discuss what it means for investors and delve into earnings from Coach and MasterCard.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Fitbit lowers guidance and announces layoffs. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss Fitbit’s options, including which type of business might make the best acquisition. Plus, Rite Aid’s buyout offer from Walgreens just got lower. We try to make sense of Cummins’ valuation and share the company’s awesome origin story.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Comcast, Sherwin-Williams and Royal Caribbean all deliver big 4th-quarter earnings reports. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker returns from Down Under to discuss his trip and the latest culinary innovation from Taco Bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

The Dow hits 20,000. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss what it means for investors. Plus, we delve into McCormick earnings, discuss some big IPOs, and debate McDonald’s secret sauce.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Alibaba’s 3rd-quarter revenue rises 54%. Analyst Matt Argersinger admires the e-commerce giant’s dominance but doesn’t love the valuation. Plus, we discuss Verizon’s latest quarter, whether a potential buyout is a reason to buy a stock, and Matt’s connection to the Oscar-nominated film “Manchester By The Sea.”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Halliburton’s 4th-quarter report caps off an incredible year with shares rising 80%. Analysts Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser discuss the potential for greater gains outside North America, McDonald’s 4th-quarter results, and whether Samsung is benefitting from its stock not being available in the U.S.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Netflix hits a new all-time high after reporting better-than-expected earnings. Twitter sells it mobile development platform to Google. Analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross explain what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Target falls on weak holiday sales. Analyst Simon Erickson discusses investing in data storage, and the state of cyber-security company FireEye. Plus, Chuck E. Cheese is gearing up to go public!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

UnitedHealth Group’s 4th-quarter profits rise nearly 60%. Tiffany’s flagship store in NYC experiences a 14% drop in holiday sales.  Analyst Jason Moser discusses Mattel’s new CEO and a few stock ideas he picked up during the long weekend he spent at Universal Studios.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

After a few months working in Germany analyst Matt Argersinger is back! We discuss how being in Germany affects the way he views the world of investing, why he thinks of solar as a technology (not a power), and why he’s keeping a close eye on Activision Blizzard (among others) this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Apple’s reportedly planning to launch original TV shows and movies by the end of 2017. Analyst David Kretzmann discusses the opportunities and challenges the tech giant faces.  To see more highlights and investing insights from David’s trip to CES go to http://CES.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Gene-sequencing biotech Illumina soars on a new partnership with IBM’s Watson. Analyst Simon Erickson shares why he’s bullish on Illumina’s future. Plus, we discuss two increasingly competitive industries: groceries and restaurants.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

After Verizon closes the deal for Yahoo’s core assets, the leftover business will be renamed “Altaba”.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses Marissa Mayer’s track record as Yahoo’s CEO, signs of life from Chipotle, and how many stocks an individual should own.

Direct download: 20170110_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

As the automakers gather in Detroit, the FBI arrests a senior Volkswagen executive. Analyst Jason Moser discusses why candy giant Mars would buy veterinary supply company VC.  Plus, we offer a preview of earnings season.

Direct download: 20170109_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT