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Investing lessons show up in the darnedest places. Chris Hill wraps up 2017 with some thoughts on what he learned running (for the 2nd time) the Marine Corps Marathon and ending up (for the 2nd time!) flat on his back in the medical tent.

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On the last trading day of 2017, Abi Malin analyzes the medical device industry and shares why Globus Medical is on her watch list. Plus, we discuss the promise of (and challenges facing) Stitch Fix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_29_2017.mp3
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Will gene therapy companies produce healthy returns for investors? Ron Gross explains why he’s investing in gene therapy companies and shares his big question for the year ahead.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_28_2017.mp3
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With more people buying more stuff online and more stuff getting shipped, who’s making all those cardboard boxes?  Mike Olsen shares why he’s interested in box-makers like WestRock and International Paper. Plus, we discuss the curious case of consumer goods stocks as Mike makes the case for why “dividends have become quite sexy.”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2017.mp3
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Will Twitter fly higher in 2018?  Jason Moser tackles that question, explains why he’s bullish on a telehealth company, and talks about what tax reform means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_26_2017.mp3
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The holiday season can be a joyous, fun time. It can also be tough for any number of reasons. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts about the sudden loss of a Motley Fool colleague, before handing the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Bed Bath & Beyond struggles, while Pacific Gas & Electric suspends its dividend in the face of mounting lawsuits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest on both. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and shake our heads in amazement as Long Island Iced Tea Corp. pivots to blockchain technology. (Tangents include New Orleans restaurants vs. San Francisco’s, the Ark of the Covenant, and the comedic stylings of Bob Newhart.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_21_2017.mp3
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FedEx hits a new high while Stitch Fix gets hit with margin pressures. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses those stories and hands out his awards for Best (and Worst) CEO of the Year, Business Quote of the Year and more. Also, the holiday music festival rolls on with a little help from the late, great John Holt!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2017.mp3
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Jack in the Box rises on news that it’s selling Qdoba. Olive Garden serves up strong results. And the Dow breaks another record. Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss these stories and talk about some challenges with the Disney/Fox deal. The Godfather of Soul also makes an appearance as we continue to bring you fresh music this holiday season!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2017.mp3
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Just days after taking a medical leave of absence, CSX announced that CEO Hunter Harrison has died. Taylor Muckerman discusses Harrison’s life as an industry titan, and how crucial he was to the recent success of CSX.  Plus, we analyze the challenges facing movie theaters and get Taylor’s pick for CEO of the year. MarketFoolery’s holiday music marathon rolls on with a little help from Tom Waits.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2017.mp3
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Disney buys most of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for 52.4 billion in stock. What does the deal mean for investors? What does the deal mean for Netflix and other competitors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser talk about some winners and losers in the Disney deal. And Boyz II Men keeps MarketFoolery's holiday music festival going strong!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_14_2017.mp3
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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 Harrys.com/Fool

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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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2017.mp3
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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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_07_2017.mp3
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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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

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!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_05_2017.mp3
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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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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

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!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

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
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Buffalo Wild Wings becomes the latest restaurant to be taken private.  Abi Malin analyzes the deal and discusses whether investors should avoid (at least for the time being) restaurant stocks altogether.  Plus, SodaStream unveils a potential game-changer with “Sparkling Gold”, a new mixer that turns sparkling water into sparkling wine.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

Meredith Corp buys Time, Inc. for $2.8 billion. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal, the weekend box office, and the deluge of email that surrounds Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_27_2017.mp3
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Shares of Signet Jewelers fall 30%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes whether a new CEO can turn things around at Signet. We also discuss Bill’s trip to Dubai to check in on NMC Health.  Plus, we bring producer Dan Boyd into the conversation as we debate overrated and underrated Thanksgiving Day foods and traditions.  (Tangents include visiting a coffee museum, the almost complete lack of editing on MarketFoolery, and the mispronunciation of Sweden’s 2nd-largest city.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_22_2017.mp3
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Lowe’s 3rd-quarter profits double on strong same-store sales. Jim Mueller analyzes the home improvement landscape. With Urban Outfitters joining Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch as the latest fashion retailer to post surprisingly good results, we discuss whether retailers are oversold.  Plus, we preview the “Motley Fool Money” Thanksgiving special with a stock to be thankful for.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Volvo shares rise on a deal with Uber.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal and discuss which industry is most likely to control ride-sharing’s future.  We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to see if General Electric’s new CEO might have what it takes to be the next “Outsider”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

Walmart hits a new high after e-commerce sales rise 50%. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, from Walmart’s success to the surprising year RH (formerly Restoration Hardware) is having.  Plus, we discuss the latest from JM Smucker’s and L Brands, and preview our bonus holiday episode! 

(Tangents include the Papa John’s saga, a potential trip to Orrville, Ohio, and the bizarre array of scented candles being sold by Bath & Body Works.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_16_2017_3.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

Tencent reports big earnings. Target shareholders see red. And Square gives Bitcoin a stamp of approval. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann dig into those stories and talk about the future of cryptocurrency.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_15_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Home Depot raises the roof. Buffalo Wild Wings sizzles. And a Nobel Prize-winning economist warns about the perils of passive investing. Bill Mann and Matt Argersinger discuss those stories and share some stock ideas for the coming retail apocalypse.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

Is Hasbro about to buy rival toymaker Mattel?  As new CEO John Flannery shakes up General Electric (and shares hit a 5-year low) is now the time to buy?  Is Roku’s recent earnings surprise simply due to low expectations?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze these topics and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

Match Group hits a new high while Snap sinks (again).  Abi Malin and Jason Moser analyze the latest results from these two young public companies.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how investors can glean information from quarterly conference calls.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

Scott Phillips from Motley Fool Australia in the house! We discuss Blue Apron’s latest tumble, Amazon’s move to Australia, and investing Down Under.  Plus, we talk about the Australian version of “Motley Fool Money” that Scott co-hosts with Andrew Page.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_07_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56pm EST

Broadcom makes a big bid for Qualcomm. Michael Kors surges. And Berkshire Hathaway slips. Analysts Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss these stories and talk about some small insurance companies with big potential.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

Facebook’s 3rd-quarter results are astonishing, but shares fall anyway.  Aaron Bush analyzes Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about increased spending on security and shares how Facebook’s margins could end up going even higher.  Plus we dig into the latest results from Tesla and Blue Apron.  To check out the latest from Motley Fool Wealth Management just go to http://Personal.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

3D Systems hits a 6-year low. Envision Healthcare shares fall 30%. And Papa John’s cuts guidance and blames the NFL. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes all this and more in this tangent-scented episode. (Tangents include New Haven-style pizza, schadenfreude, the RV Hall of Fame, and our respective Halloween nights.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_01_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EST

Under Armour sinks to its lowest point as a public company after a bad 3rd quarter and worse guidance. Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann analyze the damage and share why it might get even worse. Plus, we dig into the latest results from Shopify, IPG Photonics and Texas Roadhouse, as we plan a 300-mile road trip to the nearest Bubba’s 33.

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Lennar’s purchase of rival CalAtlantic Group creates the largest homebuilder in the U.S.  Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the deal and the future for homebuilding stocks.  Macy’s hits an 8-year low. Ellie Mae reports earnings.  And Constellation Brands buys a 10% stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a publicly-traded cannabis company with an all-time great ticker symbol.

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Twitter and Buffalo Wild Wings have one thing in common: a rising stock price in the wake of Wall Street’s low expectations. David Kretzmann analyzes their latest results, along with the perplexing case of iRobot.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and wrap up Halloween Candy Week. Thanks to Freshbooks for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get a 30-day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com /FOOL and enter “MOTLEY FOOL” in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EST

Chipotle shares hit a 5-year low after dismal 3rd-quarter results and disappointing guidance. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest from Chipotle, Anthem and GrubHub. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and continue our discussion of overrated & underrated Halloween candy. (Tangents include Bill’s age, Chris’ anger levels, and segues.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:27pm EST

Caterpillar and 3M both hit new all-time highs after strong 3rd-quarter reports.  Tim Hanson analyzes the rise of the blue chips and shares why the candy industry’s “fun size” moniker is one of the biggest corporate atrocities of the past half-century.  Plus, we discuss more overrated & underrated Halloween candies.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:57pm EST

Haliburton slips on concerns over fracking margins. Hasbro tumbles on a holiday sales warning. And Amazon entertains suitors for its second headquarters. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman weigh in on those stories and talk about Cisco’s big deal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

On this date thirty years ago, the Dow recorded its biggest one-day percentage decline in history. On today’s episode, analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross talk about Black Monday’s lessons for investors and weigh in on earnings news from eBay, United Continental, and Blue Apron. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

IBM’s streak of declining revenue hits 22 quarters, but shares still pop 9%. David Kretzmann and Jim Mueller discuss Big Blue, housing starts, and what investors should expect this earnings season when it comes to “hurricane-related excuses.”  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Netflix (briefly) hits a new high after 3rd-quarter subscribers top 5 million.  Seth Jayson analyzes Netflix’s growth, as well as the challenges facing Harley-Davidson.  Having run more than 80 marathons, Seth also offers advice in advance of the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon and warns against overhydration.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Ruby Tuesday shares pop 20% after being bought by a private equity firm. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal (and the challenging restaurant industry). Nordstrom puts its own plans to go private on hold, and we discuss Spotify’s impending IPO.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Domino’s declines over growth concerns. Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer discuss the future of the pizza giant and delve into a Disney downgrade and Square upgrade. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Coach is getting a makeover! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes why Coach’s rebranding to “Tapestry” might make sense for the apparel retailer.  We discuss Delta’s latest quarter, Micron’s secondary offering, and Wal-Mart’s $20 billion stock buyback. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (Tangents include castles, the health benefits of coffee and Bill’s upcoming trip to Dubai.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2017.mp3
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Pfizer is considering selling its consumer healthcare business. Would Advil, Chapstick and Centrum vitamins fetch a price tag of $15 billion?  Industry Focus host Kristine Harjes analyzes the opportunity for Pfizer and its shareholders.  We also discuss her recent trip to Greece and it has her thinking about Square.  Plus, Kristine offers an earnings preview of Johnson & Johnson and advice for travelers to Greece.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

A disappointing opening weekend for “Blade Runner 2049” sends movie theater stocks down. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly tough economics for movie theaters.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV advertising and wonder how much longer big brands will pay up for a shrinking audience.  Dan Boyd reports back from his trip to NY Comic-Con and highlights the big presence of streaming services and the best costume on display.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings pops after getting added to the S&P 500 Index.  Abi Malin analyzes what investors interested in cruise stocks should be looking for.  Plus, we discuss the potential sale of SeaWorld Entertainment and what GrubHub means to restaurant owners.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:23pm EST

We’re back from South Carolina!  David Kretzmann shares highlights from our investing conference and analyzes Citron Research’s shorting of Shopify.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_04_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Chris Hill sits down with Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge, hosts of the “Manage Your Damn Money” podcast to talk about how they met, the #1 financial topic millennials want to hear about, Ben’s early attraction to the topic of money, Malcolm’s upcoming marathon and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Emerging markets are up 25% year-to-date. What’s up with THAT?!? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares why emerging markets still have room to run. Plus, we offer a sneak preview of Tuesday’s episode and discuss the investing book Tim just started reading.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm EST

It’s finally here! The episode that at least 3-4 listeners have asked for.....the non-investing podcast! 
Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by 1st-time guest (and longtime Fool) Roger Friedman to talk about comedy influences, musicians who died too young, the epic “Tiger vs. Shark” battle and more.  Plus, we reveal the winners of our “CEO Buddy Cop movie” contest and wonder if we’ve made a terrible mistake by taping (and publishing) this episode.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Roku jumps in its public market debut. Andy Cross and David Kretzmann take stock in the streaming device maker and talk millennial trends and trendy stock ideas.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

Nike’s 1st-quarter profits fall 24%.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Asset Management analyzes Nike’s challenges and the relative attractiveness of a stock close to a 2-year low.  Plus, we discuss Macy’s attempt to increase appeal among its biggest customers.  (Tangents include the existence of NHL fans, celebrity chefs, and details about our upcoming bonus episode.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_27_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm EST

Richard Smith is out as chairman and CEO of Equifax.  Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a light at the end of the tunnel for shareholders. Plus, we dig into surprising profits from Ascena Retail and offer a sneak preview of our event next week in South Carolina.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EST

Sprint and T-Mobile are close to a merger. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the long-term trend around mobile carriers and the potential for anti-trust concerns. Plus, we dig into General Electric’s latest sale and Twitter’s latest glimmer of hope.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Shares of chipmaker AMD pop on reports of a partnership with Tesla.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the challenges Scholastic faces as its stock hits a 52-week low.  KB Home’s board of directors moves (with surprising speed) to punish its CEO.  Plus, we offer a sneak preview of our upcoming bonus episode and announce one of the prizes for our “CEO Buddy Cops” movie contest.

(Tangents include Las Vegas, the international space station, and our upcoming bonus episode!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm EST

Nintendo shares hit a 9-year high on news of a big partnership. Bed, Bath, and Beyond takes a bath after reporting disappointing earnings. And Amazon gets into the wearables game. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Toys R Us, the largest toy retailer in America, declares bankruptcy.  Abi Malin surveys the damage.  As Adidas sales in the U.S. continue to rise, we check in on its competition with Nike and UnderArmour.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer the question, “How should I feel when an executive sells shares of his company stock?”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Northrop Grumman buys Orbital ATK for nearly $8 billion in cash. Taylor Muckerman analyzes why the deal makes sense for Northrop Grumman and shares why investors should expect more space-related business news.  We check in on “The Battle for the Living Room” with Roku pricing their IPO and a discussion of the business winners from last night’s Emmy Awards.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

United Natural Foods benefits from low expectations and a bidding war breaks out for Toshiba’s memory-chip division.  Aaron Bush analyzes those stories and breaks down the different strategies Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are employing to gain traction with their home assistant devices.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon calls Bitcoin a fraud. Apple introduces its new iPhone. And Chipotle introduces queso. Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss those stories and talk about what it all means for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

Apple gears up for its big event. Travelers Insurance puts a hold on stock buybacks. And Pizza Hut deals with an image problem. Jeff Fischer and Jim Gillies analyze those stories and discuss the potential ramifications of countries eliminating internal combustion engines.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

Hurricane Irma isn’t quite as destructive as we feared, but the damage is still being done. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman survey the investing landscape in Irma’s wake and analyze insurers, re-insurers, retail, restaurants and more. Plus, Equifax continues to fall. Is it now a buying opportunity?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

Tronc buys The New York Daily News, while Verizon launches a rewards program that comes with a catch.  Jason Moser analyzes the respective moves and shares his skepticism about either one succeeding.  Plus, we wrap up “Mistakes Were Made” week by discussing why some company moves belong on a short leash and why you should never fall in love with a stock price.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Dave & Buster’s shares slide on disappointing sales. And Kohl’s partners with Amazon to offer smart home products. Matt Argersinger talks about those stories and shares one of his biggest investing mistakes.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EST

United Technologies buys defense contractor Rockewell Collins in a deal worth $23 billion.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the deal and shares why UTX is in no danger of getting too big.  Plus, we borrow from our podcast colleagues at Industry Focus and kick off “Mistakes Were Made” week with a few thoughts on listening to smart analysts and listening to your own gut.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Turns out Wells Fargo opened 1.5 million fake accounts more than originally reported. So why isn’t the stock tanking?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds surveys the damage, and digs into the latest earnings from Campbell’s Soup and Land’s End.  Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of Industry Focus and next week’s launch of brand new edition of “The Motley Fool Investment Guide”.  (For more details, go to http://book.fool.com)

Direct download: 20170831_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Gilead Sciences buys Kite Pharma for $12 billion in cash. Kristine Harjes and Jason Moser analyze the deal and what it means for Gilead’s future.  Plus, Uber gets a new CEO (courtesy of Expedia), Fitbit rolls out a new smartwatch, and Whole Foods is now selling....Amazon Echo speakers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Chris Hill returns from Podcast Movement 2017 in California and shares a few observations from the conference.  As Houston residents prepare for Hurricane Harvey, investors prepare for the impact on the energy industry and potential for disruption to multiple supply chains.

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Direct download: 20170825_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:02pm EST

Brian Richards (head of Fool Asia) returns from his trip to Singapore, Hong Kong & Japan!  We discuss the attractiveness of the BAT stocks (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent), Tom Gardner’s keynote speech, and the culture of basketball in Hong Kong.  To access content from Tom Gardner’s speech in Singapore, just go to www.Fool.Sg/InvestFair2017.

Direct download: 20170822_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Just how many companies will actually blame the solar eclipse for their earnings miss next quarter?  Jason Moser analyzes the prospect of former GE CEO Jeff Immelt taking the wheel at Uber.  Starbucks makes the cover of Barron’s, begging the question of just how attractive the stock’s valuation.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to make a recommendation to a novice whiskey drinker.

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Direct download: 20170821_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

Walmart’s online sales rise 67%.  Aaron Bush analyzes the retail landscape, Alibaba’s latest results, and Elon Musk dabbling in esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EST

2nd-quarter profits for both Target and Urban Outfitters came in higher than expected, but only one of those stocks is soaring today.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the retail industry, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss ETFs, diversification and more. 

(Tangents include things to do in Memphis, the classic film “Diner” and shark vs. tiger.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

Dick’s Sporting Goods plummets on disappointing earnings. Home Depot sells off despite strong results. And a judge orders Costco to pay up. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross discusses those stories.

Direct download: 20170815_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:54pm EST

VF Corp makes a deal for more workwear, sending its stock higher. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze how showrunners moving from broadcast and cable networks to Amazon and Netflix signal further disruption in the TV industry.  Plus, we dig into broadcast TV’s remaining ace card and the coming storm for professional sports leagues.

Direct download: 20170814_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Shares of Blue Apron plunge after the meal delivery company warns of big losses ahead. And Facebook introduces a new video platform. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into earnings from Macy’s and Kohl’s.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_10_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Disney makes headlines with its break from Netflix.  Priceline and TripAdvisor sink for different reasons.  And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer marriage advice.  Ron Gross, and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds, discuss these stories and the return of “The Ocho” at a live taping from Chatter in Washington DC.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors both soar on better-than-expected 1st-quarter profits. Jason Moser analyzes the way both retailers are improving margins. Plus, we dig into Wayfair’s latest results and offer some advice to Shake Shack’s management.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

Tyson Foods’ stock rises on strong exports of beef, chicken and pork. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze Tyson’s growth potential, Marriott’s new deal with Alibaba, Tesla’s completely-expected debt offering, and Netflix’s 1st content acquisition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Tesla shares rise on strong 2nd-quarter profits, but the company still needs cash.  Bill Mann analyzes Tesla’s short-term future and why Elon Musk continues to set ambitious production targets.  Teva Pharmaceuticals sinks to a 13-year low on a bad 2nd-quarter report combined with slashing the dividend.  Plus, Bill shares observations, both business and personal, from his recent trip to Africa.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_03_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EST

Apple’s quarterly revenue comes in north of $45 billion. Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds looks at the results and disputes any rumors that the iPhone 8 might be delayed past the holidays.  Mondelez is getting a new CEO, and Groupon rises despite revenue being light (again).  Plus, the movie theater industry gets a bleak warning.  (Tangents include movies we’ll go to the theater for, the bloated Oreo division, and Bill’s brief directing career!)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

Texas Roadhouse serves up big earnings. Shares of Under Armour slip. And shares of Shopify surge. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann dig into those stories.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

Merger Monday! Discovery Communications seals a $14.6 billion deal with Scripps Interactive. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Discovery’s opportunities for international growth. Snap’s lockup period expires, sending trading volume through the roof. But while Snap’s stock remains flat, the upcoming earnings report bears watching.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Costco’s marketing push with....Groupon??

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:18pm EST

Shares of Facebook surge on better-than-expected earnings. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger weigh in on the surprising numbers and delve into earnings from Buffalo Wild Wings, PayPal, and Tractor Supply Company.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_27_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

Boeing’s stock pops on jet-fueled profits.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes Boeing’s strengths, as well as a 1950s-America basket of stocks (US Steel, Coca-Cola, Hershey, etc.)  In the wake of Chipotle’s latest quarterly conference call, we debate how seriously management is taking its latest crisis.  (Tangents in this episode include The Godfather: Part II and the writings of the late, great David Halberstam.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

McDonald’s hits a new all-time high after global sales stun Wall Street.  David Kretzmann analyzes the rise of the Golden Arches under CEO Steve Easterbrook.  Plus, we dig into Alphabet’s EU fine and how cost-per-click affected Q2 results, as well as the Domino’s Pizza’s astonishing streak of international sales growth.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_25_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Visa has declared war on cash.  Jason Moser shares the four stocks he intends to buy in the growing trend of non-cash transactions.  Plus, we discuss Hasbro’s surprising drop, Blue Apron’s upgrades, WebMD going private and whether Jordan Spieth winning the British Open can boost shares of Under Armour.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_24_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:29pm EST

Sears pops after striking a deal to sell Kenmore-branded appliances on Amazon.com.  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyzes the deal and explains how news involving Amazon relates to the classic Tom Hanks film “Big.”  Plus, we dig into the latest results from T-Mobile, United Rentals and Polaris Industries.  (Tangents include the moon landing, going over your mobile data plan, college rivalries and the wrong place to get a lobster roll.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_20_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

Should companies offer quarterly guidance? What are the incentives in place for Wall Street analysts?  Jim Mueller and Aaron Bush break down what investors should know about the guidance game.  Plus we dig into IBM’s latest quarter, Chipotle’s latest uncertainty, and the potential merger in the cable networks industry.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EST

International subscriber growth fuels Netflix to an all-time high.  Ryan Reeves and Aneesh Susarla analyze Netflix’s better-than-expected results.  Plus, we dig into Select Comfort’s rebranding, UnitedHealth’s latest quarter, and why we’re watching Shopify and PayPal.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Blue Apron falls another 10% after Amazon takes aim at the prepared food kit market.  Jason Moser analyzes why it’s probably going to get even worse for Blue Apron.  Internet-TV provider Roku and celebrity chef Bobby Flay prepare for two new IPOs that leave us with more questions than answers.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and offer a preview of Netflix’s upcoming earnings report.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Shares of Target rise on upbeat guidance. Uber makes a deal in Russia. And Snap gets some good news. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:48pm EST

Harley-Davidson shares drop on a downgrade.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker shares why demographic trends aren’t on HD’s side right now.  Plus, we discuss Time Inc.’s potential rebranding, whether Best Buy is going the way of Sears, and how drinking more coffee is nothing but good for you (we think).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EST

How are YOU celebrating Amazon Prime Day?  Aaron Bush analyzes Amazon’s push to international markets and the drive to sell more Echo devices.  North America’s newspapers are banding together to take on Facebook and Google over digital advertising.  Plus, what in the world is CRISPR and why should investors pay attention? 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

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
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

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 EST

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 EST