MarketFoolery

In 2012 ConAgra bought Ralcorp for $5 billion and became the largest producer of private-label food in North America. Today ConAgra waved the white flag and announced it was selling its private-label business.  We analyze the fallout, Disney merging two of its divisions, and the prospect of Harry’s going public.  Jason Moser returns from Hawaii to share a few business observations from the Aloha State.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_30_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Greece prepares for a referendum as the debt crisis continues. China’s auditor uncovers corruption at some of the country’s biggest state-owned companies.  Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Mann analyzes those topics, plus a hot IPO in the UK and a $72 billion-dollar problem in Puerto Rico.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

IAC is spinning off Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid. Will an online dating stock be a good match for investors? Plus we analyze Winnebago’s surprising earnings and give a preview of The Motley Fool’s brand new podcast.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_25_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

Lennar and Monsanto announce earnings that could be a good indicator of things to come. Plus what Netflix’s 7-for-1 stock split means for investors, and why Amazon is coming to a home near you. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_24_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia rides off into the sunset. “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out” rule the box office, pushing shares of their respective parent companies to new highs.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider Apple’s buying opportunities and Starbucks’ R&D.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_23_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm EST

Who gets hurt if Greece leaves the EU? Morgan Housel analyzes the latest drama from Europe.  Plus we discuss the state of financial journalism, advice for and from fathers, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_22_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

TripAdvisor’s new partnership with Marriott has shares on the rise. Fitbit’s stock soars on opening day, but we’re going to pass for now. Plus we preview CNBC’s documentary on the business of extreme sports and offer investing takeaways from Hawaii.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_18_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EST

Three years ago Starbucks bought La Boulange for $100 million. Today Starbucks’ stock hits a new all-time high as the company announces it will close the La Boulange shops. We analyze the move and disagree over whether the coffee giant has figured out food.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss Under Armour, Markel and FedEx.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_17_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

Gap announces another round of store closings. Coty shares hit an all-time high after buying 3 businesses from P&G.  Plus, we analyze the state of Twitter as it searches for a new leader.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_16_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:21pm EST

CVS Health buys Target’s pharmacy & clinic businesses for $1.9 billion.  We discuss why it’s a win for both companies and anaylze why Leapfrog may be on its last legs.  Plus we share highlights from our event in Seattle, including the wisdom of Costco’s Jim Sinegal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_15_2015.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EST