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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

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 EST

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