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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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

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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.

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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.

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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
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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!

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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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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.

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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!

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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
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