MarketFoolery

Being flat on your back in a medical tent gives a man time to reflect.  Chris Hill wraps up 2016 with some thoughts on what he learned running, and recovering from, the Marine Corps Marathon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_29_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:38pm EST

Fitbit’s stock rises after its app hits #1 in the iTunes store. Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses how meaningful one data point is for Fitbit and what 2017 could look like for the company. We also analyze Amazon’s Echo sales, potential brand names for a Lululemon men’s segment,  the underrated career of Carrie Fisher, and Bill’s upcoming trip to New Zealand and Australia!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_28_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm EST

Lululemon’s CEO wants to grow e-commerce, the men’s segment, and international sales. Analyst Abi Malin ranks those priorities and shares why global growth is #1 on the list. Plus we discuss Disney’s evolving movie studios segment and share holiday highlights.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:48pm EST

One way to improve your investing is to lead a more interesting life. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts on holiday music and the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_22_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Nike’s posts strong 2nd quarter profits, but Wall Street isn’t impressed. Investor-at-large Tim Hanson discusses why the  taco business offer a more straightforward value proposition than the financial industry and offers a pairs trade involving CARBO Ceramics and Flowtech Fluidpower.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_21_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

Saturday Night Live did a wicked parody of Dunkin’ Donuts. Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker delves into whether it hurt the parent company’s brand. Plus, we discuss the prospect of the Dow hitting 20,000, why Under Armour is a stock worth giving, what makes GoPro a lump of coal, and whether we should tape an episode in the dark.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:29pm EST

Walt Disney shares rise on the box office success of “Rogue One”.  Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why they think TripAdvisor and Cognex would make great stocking stuffers, and why Snap Inc. and coal industry stocks would be the investing equivalent of a lump of coal.  Get a free preview of our brand new service Motley Fool Explorer at http://GoExplorer.Fool.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EST

The Fed raises rates, Yahoo gets hacked, and Pier 1 spikes 35% on blowout earnings. Ron Gross analyzes it all, plus 21st Century Fox’s acquisition of Sky and Kraft Heinz (maybe?) buying Mondolez.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_15_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EST

Retailers may have enjoyed a record-setting Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but discounts continue to dig into profits. Meanwhile Bojangles has lofty expansion plans, and we answer your questions from Twitter (including some questions about Twitter).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_14_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:02pm EST

Monty Moran is out at Chipotle. Bill Mann and Bill Barker analyze the company’s recent troubles and share why Moran’s compensation was part of why he had to resign. We discuss a little-known railroad company’s latest deal and what it means for future deal-making, as well as big-name advertiser opting out of the next Super Bowl. Towards the end we stop talking about investing and business altogether and discuss Christmas movies.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_13_2016.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EST