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Darden Restaurants posts strong 1st-quarter results thanks to Olive Garden. General Electric falls on concerns in the power division. And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to look at Elanco’s IPO, Zoetis and more. Jason Moser analyzes all those stories and gives a preview of Monday’s episode of Industry Focus.

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Should Square buy eBay? Is there a downside to diversification? And what the heck is going on with Chinese tech giants like Alibaba and Baidu? Matt Argersinger analyzes those questions as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Netflix & HBO dominated last night’s Emmy Awards. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss the payoff for spending billions on original content. Plus, we analyze the latest results from FedEx, General Mills, and AutoZone, and share a few TV recommendations.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla has gone from “production hell to delivery logistics hell.” What should investors make of Tesla’s newest "hell"? Analysts Andy Cross and Jim Mueller tackle that question, weigh in on the prospects of an Amazon break-up, and talk Coke and cannabis.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Shares of WageWorks, the employee benefits administrator, fell 15% after announcing its setting up a special committee to examine an earlier investigation into financial irregularities. (Oh yeah, the chairman of the board also resigned suddenly without comment.) David Kretzmann analyzes the damage and shares why more shoes may be dropping.  Plus, David shares his recent trips to cannabis conferences in Toronto, as well as meeting with executives at MedMen Enterprises. And did we mention we’re hiring??  We are! Check all our job postings at Careers.Fool.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Shares of Activision Blizzard jump on positive reviews for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Will the new Call of Duty, with its Battle Royale mode, kill Fortnite? Motley Fool analyst Aaron Bush tackles that question, weighs in on Alibaba’s big deal in Russia, and talks Netflix vs. HBO. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EDT

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, we dare to ask the question “Is it possible to make a little money off this thing?” Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares which industries investors should be watching beyond the usual suspects (e.g., home improvement stocks). Plus we discuss the latest report from Casey’s General Stores, dip into the Fool Mailbag, and share a few memories from the start of the financial crisis 10 years ago this month.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Forget “Merger Monday”, we’ve got Purger Monday. High-profile executives from Alibaba, CBS Corp., and Snap are heading for the exits and shares of all three companies are headed lower. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the news and share their thoughts on the future of the companies and the stocks. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how much of your own company’s stock is too much?

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

According to a new Pew survey, 26% of Facebook users in the U.S. have deleted the app from their phones over the past year and 54% have adjusted their privacy settings. Jason Moser and David Kretzmann explain what it means for investors, talk cannabis stocks, and weigh in on Snap’s new low.  

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

Twitter and Facebook send their leaders to Washington to spend a little quality time with the United States Senate. Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Barker analyzes the prospects for regulation of the social media giants. Plus, we share the latest update on JD.com's CEO, 2nd-quarter earnings from RH (aka, Restoration Hardware), and another health scare from Kellogg's.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

Over the weekend Richard Liu, the billionaire CEO of JD.com, was arrested in Minneapolis and later released. As shares of JD.com hit an 18-month low Matt Argersinger analyzes what we know so far and shares how big a factor Liu is in the bull case for the company. Plus we discuss Amazon hitting the $1 trillion market cap mark, Nike shares falling in the wake of its latest ad campaign, and Dunkin’ Donuts pouring salt in the wounds of football fans in Massachusetts.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

What is The Ascent? After sharing a few thoughts on Coca-Cola’s recent acquisitions, Chris Hill talks with Brendan Byrnes about a new consumer finance site, TheAscent.com. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Salesforce slips on earnings. President Trump attacks Google. And an NFL linebacker gets indicted for insider trading. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann tackles those stories and shares an international stock on his radar. Thanks to Molekule for supporting MarketFoolery. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods blames disappointing earnings on declining Under Armour sales. Amazon readies a rival to Roku. And Microsoft turns Xbox into a subscription service. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush discuss those stories.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Tiffany reports strong earnings. Should investors take stock in the iconic jewelry retailer? Andy Cross and Jason Moser talk Tiffany and weigh in on earnings from Best Buy, BJ’s Wholesale, and DSW. Thanks to Molekule for supporting MarketFoolery. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Tesla decides to remain public. What fallout, if any, awaits Elon Musk?  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the potential for shareholder lawsuits. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss stock splits and investing in children’s entertainment. Plus, IBM now holds the patent on coffee drones!

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

It’s official! We’re in the longest bull market run in U.S. history.  Matt Argersinger analyzes why this bull market is also surprisingly unloved. Plus, we discuss Alibaba’s 1st-quarter results and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about after hours trading.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Shares of Lowe’s rise on its 2nd-quarter report and the CEO’s plans for the future. Seth Jayson analyzes how the strength of Lowe’s and Home Depot spells trouble for other companies in the home improvement industry. Plus we discuss Target’s stellar 2nd-quarter report, the relative appeal of Culver’s, and training for the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Luxury home builder Toll Brothers surprised some investors with a strong 3rd-quarter report and increased guidance. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson digs into the home-buying (and rental) trends that indicate Toll Brothers’ boom may have staying power. Plus, we discuss a survey of Tesla’s suppliers as well as the stock idea Tim picked up on a recent family vacation to western Canada. Thanks to Away for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code “fool” to get $20 off a suitcase!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Pepsi pulls the trigger on a $3.2 billion dollar deal for SodaStream. Are they paying too much? Jason Moser analyzes the prospects for success. Plus we discuss adidas teaming up with Twitter on high school football games, and the chances that Bojangles’ is preparing itself for a sale.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Shares of Walmart pop after the retailer reports its strongest same-store sales growth in a decade. J.C. Penney plummets on bigger-than-expected losses. And China’s second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com, loses steam on revenue concerns. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross weigh in on those stories and take stock in the future of retail.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Macy’s posts a rock-solid 2nd-quarter and raises guidance, so why are shares down? Matt Argersinger analyzes the great recent run Macy’s has had and shares why some investors are jumping ship now. Constellation Brands makes a $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth, one of Canada’s biggest marijuana companies. And Bud Light offers free beer to Cleveland Browns fans, but with one tiny catch. Plus, we discuss the rough year international markets are having, as well as the increasingly frothy private markets. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Go to Slack.com to learn more.      

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

After a rough spring, everything’s coming up roses in Home Depot’s 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes the home improvement landscape, as well as the latest earnings from Redfin and Tapestry. Plus we discuss (and applaud) Southwest Airlines’ decision to revise its policy on emotional support animals.

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VF Corp announces a spin-off of Lee and Wrangler Jeans. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the silver lining for the new company and why the CEO is staying with the remaining business. Elon Musk clarifies his statement on “Funding secured”, and Netflix is in the hunt for a new CFO. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss investing in China. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Go to Slack.com to learn more.      

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Roku surges on a surprise profit. Yelp gives investors something to shout about. And Jack in the Box pops on earnings. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on a controversial commercial.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private. What happens now? David Kretzmann and Aaron Bush analyze potential outcomes for Tesla and its shareholders. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Match Group, Camping World and Papa John’s. Thanks Handy. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/fool and use promo code “fool”.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Zillow and Etsy report 2nd-quarter results, and the resulting directions of the stocks indicate how important revenue is. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Zillow’s acquisition strategy and the degree to which Etsy is Amazon-proof. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and look forward to ESPN’s re-launch of “The Ocho”. (Tangents include the origins of tennis, random acts of kindness at Wawa, and an upcoming road trip for MarketFoolery!)

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

After 12 years as CEO, Pepsico announced that Indra Nooyi is stepping down in October. Jason Moser analyzes her tenure and shares why the next CEO has very big shoes to fill.  Plus, we discuss Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter results and Facebook’s discussions with banks regarding a new feature for Facebook Messenger.
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Tesla’s 2nd-quarter loss was its biggest ever, so of course shares are up 10% today. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross analyze the electric automaker’s results and near-term future.  Plus, we discuss the latest from FitBit and Square, say goodbye to Brookstone, and wonder if Jack Dorsey should be handed the “CEO of the Year” trophy right now.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

Apple inches closer to a $1 trillion market cap with record sales in the 3rd quarter.  Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes the latest results from the world’s largest fruit company.  Plus, we discuss Baidu’s drop (despite a strong underlying business) and SodaStream’s big pop.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse shares fall as costs rise for the restaurant chain. Chipotle shares fall on another health scare, this time in Ohio.  Bill Mann analyzes what the two have in common, and how Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol needs to be ready for his close-up. Plus, we discuss Brookfield Asset Management buying Forest City Realty Trust, as well as the recent spate of share buyback plans.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Caterpillar posts strong 2nd-quarter results and raises guidance for the full fiscal year.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes Caterpillar’s recent rise and the potential for the stock from here.  Plus, we discuss the latest quarterly results from ExxonMobil and Chevron, as well as the bump the latest “Mission Impossible” has given to Viacom’s stock.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Facebook shares plummet after the social network’s CFO makes it clear that revenue is going down in 2018. Troy Springer and Maria Gallagher analyze the damage, as well as Spotify’s 2nd-quarter results. Plus, they share why General Mills and Stitch Fix are on their radar. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

UPS shares pop on a strong 2nd-quarter report, but it pales in comparison to the 25% rise in GrubHub’s stock after a record 2nd-quarter report. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes companies, as well as the struggles of General Motors and Polaris. (Tangents include quirky metrics, UPS uniforms, and what to name Bill’s new puppy!)

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Great white sharks lurk near the beaches of Cape Cod, while pine trees in Maine can startle you if you’re not paying attention. Recording at the Podcast Movement conference in Philadelphia, Chris Hill shares a couple of investing takeaways from his vacation.  Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Hasbro’s 2nd-quarter profits send the stock higher, while Halliburton’s 2nd-quarter results cause a sell-off.  Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to suggest stocks for a 3-year-old investor.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

Domino’s has delivered huge returns for investors over the past 5 and 10 years. On Thursday, shares of the pizza giant slipped on concerns over slowing growth. Analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss the future of Domino’s, and weigh in on earnings news from American Express and eBay. Plus, we take stock in a community bank in Georgia and a cannabis company in Canada. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool .

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

EU regulators slap Google with a record 5 billion dollar fine. United Continental flies higher on better-than-expected earnings. And Amazon wraps up its biggest shopping event in company history. Motley Fool analyst Matt Argersinger discusses those stories and shares his favorite airline stock.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Netflix falls on concerns over slowing subscriber growth. United Health reports healthy earnings. And Johnson & Johnson rises on strong pharmaceutical sales.

Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool .

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Papa John’s evicts its founder from the company’s headquarters. Bank of America rises on strong earnings. And Amazon launches Prime Day. Analysts Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser discuss those stories and open up the Fool Mailbag to talk MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, and the war on cash.

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What does a trade war mean for investors? Which stocks are best positioned for a volatile market? Which stocks are our analysts conflicted over? Jason Moser and Jeff Fischer tackle these questions and weigh in on volatility and opportunity.

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21st Century Fox agrees to buy Sky, trumping a rival offer from Comcast. Tesla agrees to open a factory in China. And Google gets into more trouble with the EU. Motley Fool analyst Aaron Bush talks about what it all means for investors.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

Pepsi rises on strong snack sales. Microsoft unveils a lower-priced tablet. Nordstrom thinks digital. And Twitter sheds some light on suspended accounts. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and debate the relative merits of Doritos, Fritos, and Funyuns.

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Apple Music overtakes Spotify in the U.S. Tencent spins off its music service. PayPal looks to make a deal. And Twitter suspends millions of accounts. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss these stories and weigh in on Starbucks’ future in China.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the latest update on the Fool 100 Index and shares why big banks and airlines are in the spotlight. Plus, we discuss the state of Tesla and the knockout round of the World Cup.
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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

The 1st half of 2018 is in the books! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the landscape for investors as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss beginning investing, the pros and cons of Westrock, and the new flavors of Oreos.  (Tangents include the latest health benefits of coffee, Bill’s predictions for Wimbledon, and what actually powers The Force.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Home furnishing retail has a rough day as both Pier 1 Imports and Bed Bath & Beyond fall after dismal 1st-quarter reports.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the damage and shares why today’s IPO of BJ’s Wholesale might look good in comparison.  Plus, we discuss Madison Square Garden’s rise on reports it may spin off the NY Knicks and NY Rangers, as well as Bill’s vacation to New Zealand.  (Tangents include hobbits, the 1980 classic film “The Blues Brothers”, and our 25th anniversary sale at The Motley Fool’s podcast shop!)

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Comcast looks for more cash to bid for 21st-Century Fox’s assets. Will it take $90 billion to outbid Disney?  Andy Cross analyzes the latest report on the battle for the future of entertainment. Plus, we discuss Conagra buying Pinnacle Foods to take a larger share of the frozen food market and reflect on The Motley Fool’s upcoming 25th anniversary.

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Harley-Davidson gets a taxing threat from the White House. General Electric shares pop on the sale of its health care unit. Jeff Fischer analyzes those stories, shares some perspective on the trade deficit, and offers a few thoughts on the current state of Starbucks. Plus, producer Dan Boyd returns from Ireland!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Shares of Campbell Soup rise 10% on reports Kraft Heinz and General Mills may be bidding for the iconic brand. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the soup battle, as well as Harley-Davidson moving jobs to Europe and AT&T’s purchase of online ad exchange company AppNexus.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after violating company policy. Despite Intel’s stock more than doubling in his 5 years as CEO, Jason Moser discusses whether the company can find a new CEO to do for Intel what Satya Nadella has done for Microsoft. Jason analyzes the Supreme Courts decision regarding online retailers and state taxes, as well as Kroger’s surprisingly strong 1st-quarter results.  Plus, for the official start of summer Jason offers grilling tips!

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The News Fairy works overtime, but we’ve got Matt Argersinger to analyze the latest breaking news. Disney raises its bid to buy Fox’s entertainment assets.  Starbucks shares fall after lowering guidance and announcing a higher-than-average number of store closings. Plus, General Electric gets booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average in favor of......Walgreens???

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Abi Malin analyzes the wisdom of tronc rebranding as Tribune Publishing and its prospects for investors.  Plus, we discuss software-as-a-service company Shotspotter, and the FoolFest buzz surrounding accounting software company Blackline.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Google invests $550 billion in JD.com, China’s second-largest online retailer. Apple announces a partnership with Oprah Winfrey. And Incredibles 2 racks up a record debut. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss those stories and talk about two public companies they’d like to see go private.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

At halftime of the World Cup 2018’s opening game, Bill Mann pops by the studio to discuss Comcast’s $65B bid for Fox’s assets and how Disney could respond.  We also stare in horror at the smoldering embers of two retail stocks (Michael’s, Tailored Brands) falling 20%. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss valuation vs. market opportunity.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

A federal judge (resoundingly) approves of the $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. Matt Argersinger analyzes all the ripple effects, including Comcast’s impending bid for Fox’s assets, Disney’s response, and the potential for this deal ending up being a replay of the AOL-Time Warner deal back in 2000. Plus, we discuss North America winning the bid for the 2026 World Cup and explore a couple of story lines for the 2018 World Cup.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

David Kretzmann just got back from a cannabis business conference in Toronto. As Canada gets ready to legalize cannabis use across the country, we discuss the ripple effects for businesses and the opportunities for investors.  And just what do exhibitors on the trade show floor give away to attract attention at their booths? 

To stay up to date with the latest coverage of this industry just visit www.fool.ca/marijuanamoment.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Will Twitter continue its hot streak? What’s the biggest threat to Amazon? Will privacy concerns catch up with Facebook? And what does insider-selling mean for investors? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman tackle these questions.

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Direct download: 20180611_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

J.M. Smucker becomes the latest consumer staples company to make us want to avoid investing in consumer staples companies. Five Below soars 20% on a strong 1st-quarter report, while Ambarella’s 1st-quarter report makes us wonder if the video-processing chipmaker is at a crossroads. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett calling for an end to earnings guidance.
(SJM, FIVE, AMBA)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT

Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the trucking industry (including the shortage of drivers) and how it affects different industries.  Plus, he shares investing takeaways from his recent trip to Singapore and Hong Kong, the near-ubiquity of Alipay, and the coming war on credit cards.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Shares of Starbucks slip on news that Chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down. What does the move mean for shareholders? Analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann tackle that question, weigh in on Twitter’s big news, and talk about some underappreciated stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Microsoft buys Github for $7.5 billion in stock. David Kretzmann analyzes the deal as we wonder why Microsoft didn’t pay in cash. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative merits of Garmin, both as a business and a stock.  Plus, we shares some highlights from FoolFest 2018.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

What’s going on with Italy? We sent up the bat signal and Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson answered the call! We discuss Italian bonds and the prospect of Italy leaving the EU. We also discuss the latest earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods, what Nike and Adidas have riding on this summer’s World Cup, which countries are favored, and Tim’s presentation at Fool Fest 2018!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Shares of Universal Display pop on news that Apple may be going with OLED screens on all of its 2019 iPhone models. Jason Moser analyzes the perils and promise of being a key supplier for the world’s biggest public company. We also discuss Disney potentially adding cash to outbid Comcast for Fox’s assets, as well as Coca-Cola selling the first alcoholic beverage in company history.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

Best Buy’s 1st-quarter same-store sales crushed expectations. So why is the stock dropping? Matt Argersinger analyzes Best Buy’s upcoming fiscal year and shares why consumer electronics might be on shaky ground. Plus, we discuss a potential catalyst for Chinese stocks and dip into the Fool Mailbag for a great question on valuation. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

Lowe’s 1st-quarter sales came in light, but shares still rose 10%. Did the announcement of a new CEO top Lowe’s actual performance? Abi Malin analyzes the results, as well as Target’s 1st-quarter miss and Tiffany’s new all-time high.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Have you seen the latest drama at CBS?  It’s not on the network, it’s in the board room. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the battle for the future of CBS. Plus, he shares why he’s watching the increasingly fragmented world of retail and why companies like Shopify and Square could be among the big winners.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Though currently littered with penny stocks, the landscape for investing in marijuana is improving.  Shannon Jones analyzes the recent merger of Aurora Cannabis and MedReleaf, and the impending FDA approval for GW Pharmaceuticals.  Plus, we discuss how professional athletes and owners are helping the case by becoming more vocal about marijuana as a device for pain management. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Walmart’s 1st-quarter results had a great headline, but struggles underneath. David Kretzmann analyzes the retail giant’s business and offers advice on how to spend its own money.  We discuss the latest results from video game maker Take-Two Interactive and burger chain Jack In The Box.  Plus, exciting updates on the DC listener meetup and our podcast swag shop! Go to HelloFresh.com/MF30  and use the code MF30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Macy’s surges on surprising earnings. Tencent racks up big profits thanks to its social networking and gaming businesses. And Starbucks announces a venti-sized expansion in China. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross weigh in on those stories. Thanks to Molekule for supporting our podcast.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

A colder-than-usual April put a chill on Home Depot’s latest quarter.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes why Home Depot’s sales are deferred, not gone forever. We also explore Scotts Miracle Gro as a backdoor way to invest in the marijuana trend and discuss the surprising large (and awesomely-named) portfolio of brands that SMG runs. And do we have some thoughts on the Best Paid CEOs List? You bet!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for states to legalize sports betting. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the ripple effects of the decision and share some hidden winners for investors. Plus we discuss Canadian Tire’s acquisition of Helly Hansen and dip into the Fool Mailbag to share a few thoughts on Sirius XM Holdings.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_14_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Booking Holdings (aka, Priceline) beats expectations in the 1st quarter, but guidance for the 2nd quarter has some investors running. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why patient shareholders will probably be glad they held on.  Plus, we discuss the record pace of share buybacks and AMC Networks’ latest results.

(Tangents include Bill’s upcoming trip to Singapore, the New York Yankees’ hot streak, and the listener meet-up in Washington DC later this month!!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Disney reports better-than-expected earnings but shares slip. Why are investors not feeling the Disney magic? Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross tackle that question and talk about the latest from Trip Advisor, Electronic Arts, and Walmart.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Matt Koppenheffer returns! We discuss last week’s Berkshire-Hathaway meeting and Warren Buffett’s comments on Apple’s stock buyback plan and why he prefers moats. Plus, Matt analyzes Buffett’s push into Germany’s real estate market and the latest twist in Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:07pm EDT

Starbucks gets a $7 billion check from Nestle. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the new global coffee marketing deal, as well as the latest results from Shopify and Square.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Tesla shares fall after 1st-quarter results and Elon Musk’s questionable performance on the conference call with analysts.  Spotify’s 1st-ever quarterly report wasn’t as bad as some feared, while Fitbit drops on less-than-inspiring guidance.  David Kretzmann analyzes all of those stories as we gear up for Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting this weekend.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Apple reports strong growth in its services business, buys back $100 billion in stock, and raises its dividend. Snap tumbles on concern over slowing growth. And Facebook gets into the online dating business. Analysts Andy Cross and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of cryptocurrencies.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Under Armour’s 1st-quarter revenue comes in higher than expected, but shares still fall.  Jason Moser analyzes the quarter and shares why the company’s management (besides CEO Kevin Plank) is so important this year.  Plus, we discuss Teladoc’s upcoming report, Jason’s telehealth experience over the weekend, Texas Roadhouse’s latest quarter and why we need a Bubba’s 33 in the DMV!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

T-Mobile wants to buy Sprint for $26 billion in stock, but will it actually go through? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Wall Street’s reaction to the deal’s prospects.  Plus, we discuss McDonald’s latest quarter and Walt Disney’s record-breaking weekend at the box office.  (Tangents include the challenges of serving breakfast and “The Incredibles” as a James Bond film.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Facebook’s 1st-quarter report features record revenue and a growing pile of cash. Chipotle soars more than 20%. O’Reilly Automotive revs higher on profits and raised guidance.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus Royal Caribbean’s latest results.  (Tangents include the movie “Wall Street”, dinner with Jim Chanos, and Chris’ less-than-firm grasp of geography.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Twitter surprises Wall Street with a 1st-quarter profit. Comcast’s 1st-quarter earnings take a back seat to its $31 billion bid for Sky. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her thoughts on Costco’s latest dividend hike.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Alphabet racks up more than $9 billion in quarterly profits, so why is the stock down? 3M falls on lowered guidance, but is the stock now a value play? And what in the world is going on with Wells Fargo?  Bill Mann answers those questions and shares some thoughts on the upcoming Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

Hasbro’s 1st-quarter report was no fun. McDermott International shares pop after rejecting a takeover bid. And Henry Schein spins off its pet health business.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories, preview Caterpillar’s report on Tuesday morning, and offer three stock ideas for the new royal baby!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Jim Miller has written best-selling books about Hollywood, Saturday Night Live and the United States Senate.  But he’s probably best-known for writing “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN.”  In this wide-ranging conversation, Jim shares his thoughts on ESPN and its relationship with its parent: The Walt Disney Company. Plus, we discuss the one person who could succeed Lorne Michaels, how Jim got into podcasting, the future of sports betting and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson stops by to share why he prefers so-called “tiny banks” to the big banks on Wall Street.  Plus, we discuss Tesla’s latest production delay, whether Elon Musk will need to raise money this year, and what Tim is watching this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_19_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

As IBM drags down the Dow Jones, we’re talking transportation!  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest quarters from United Continental and CSX.  Plus, after a few years of treading water shares of Intuitive Surgical are on the rise (again) and Amazon teams up with Best Buy to sell smart TVs.  (Tangents include the biggest vehicles we’ve driven and finding the remote control.) 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Netflix pops after 1st-quarter subscriber growth comes in higher than expected.  Roku partners with Disney on the new ESPN+ app. Matt Argersinger analyzes those two stories, discusses buying into iQIYI’s IPO, and shares why he hopes Tencent Holdings and Atlassian Corporation have less-than-amazing reports this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

What companies need a hit? Which conference calls will be the most revealing?  And are we secretly rooting for some companies to have a terrible quarter? Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman answers these questions and share 6 stocks they’re watching closely as earnings season kicks into gear.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond has its worst day ever. Walmart is reportedly set to spend $10 billion to buy a majority stake in Flipkart, the leading e-commerce business in India.  Bill Mann analyzes those stories and gets positively giddy over a company called Longfin.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress. Shares of Facebook recorded their best day in two years. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg continued his testimony. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann weigh in on what it means for investors and discuss the implications for other big tech stocks.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

Verifone System shares rise 52% on buyout news. McDonald’s announces plans to expand in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. Mattel leaves New York as Hasbro deals with a toy shortage. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discusses those stories, as well as categorizing “restaurants” and “stores”.  (Tangents include Free Cone Day, Wawa Day, and name-dropping.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

Is PayPal trying to become the next Wells Fargo?  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze PayPal’s moves towards traditional banking.  Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of retailers using their own private labels and dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer up some investing book recommendations. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Shares of AMC Entertainment rise on a new deal to open theaters in Saudi Arabia. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the global box office landscape. Plus, we discuss JM Smucker’s deal to buy Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, the coffee industry’s fight in California, and more.  (Tangents include the Pillsbury Doughboy, the health benefits of coffee, and the curious case of Larry Williams.)

Direct download: MaketFoolery_04052018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Investors react to a potential trade war. President Trump continues his war against Amazon. And Dave & Buster’s fail to amuse Wall Street. Motley Fool analysts David Kretzmann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Warren Buffett’s next big buy. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Why did Spotify go the DPO route? Ron Gross explains their rationale and the downside of DPOs (direct public offering). Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag, give a thumbs-up to General Motors’ plan to ditch monthly sales numbers, and discuss our respective spring break trips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Tesla shares fall 20% in the past week on a combination of bad news. While some of it is short-term in nature, Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss why looming debt should give investors pause. Plus, we discuss Under Armour’s data breach and Tim Cook throwing shade at Facebook and Amazon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

When is a burger more than just a meal?  Chris Hill reflects on the benefits of taking a break and his recent trip to Austin, Texas meeting with listeners.  Plus, he shares what he learned from a serendipitous encounter with the man behind Excaliburger.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

Now that interest rates are rising and bonds are more attractive, are dividend stocks on their way out?  Ron Gross analyzes the state of dividend stocks and share what investors should look for when they want to add some income to their portfolio.  Plus, Ron discusses his approach to portfolio management. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Forget that stuff in the back of your closet, let’s talk about spring cleaning your portfolio! Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses his own approach to portfolio maintenance and why he’s interested in Square.  We also discuss the rebalancing of the Fool 100 Index and why Red Hat and Discover Financial Services are in the mix.  Plus, we talk our plans for spring break and Tim shares the origins of his “Standing in line with locals” approach to travel. For more information on the Fool 100 index just go to www.fool100.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the massive data breach. And shares of Guess jump after the fashion retailer reports strong earnings. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann weigh in on those stories and share some questionable fashionable decisions. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Direct download: 20180322_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Another day and still no word from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the company’s data debacle.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the challenges facing the social network.  Plus, we discuss the vote Tesla shareholders are having on Elon Musk’s compensation package as well as the Nordstrom family backing away from taking the company private. 

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Direct download: 20170321_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Oracle shares fall despite strong 3rd-quarter profits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Oracle’s struggle to diversify its revenue streams. Plus, we discuss Uber suspending its autonomous driving testing, and last week’s listener meet-up in Austin, Texas.  (Tangents include focus groups, a weekly magazine called “Newsweek”, and the relative appeal of lip balm.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Facebook falls after Cambridge Analytica gains unauthorized access to data from more than 50 million people.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the potential long-term damage to Facebook’s reputation and overall business.  Universal Display falls 14% after Apple reportedly starts building its own screens. Plus, we discuss the finite value of trade industry media and the latest in the Shipping Wars between UPS, DHL and FedEx.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:26pm EDT

By 2020 the esports industry could reach $5 billion.  We wrap up SXSW Week by talking with Macy Mills, head of business development at Gameinfluencer.  She discusses the connected world of sports and esports, why leagues like the NBA are investing in the next generation of games, and how opportunities abound for the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  Plus, we share a little something from Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How has the center of government turned into a growing center of business and entrepreneurship?  We stop by the WeDC House to talk with Keith Sellars, President & CEO of the Washington DC Economic Partnership, about the rising tech scene in the DC area. Plus, we talk about Amazon’s search for a 2nd headquarters and share a little something from Flasher.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What does the future of retail look like?  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis shares insights from SXSW sessions he’s attended on the retail industry and Facebook’s inner workings. Plus, we discuss Google’s bet on smart speakers and share a little something from the Vandoliers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some observations from Elon Musk’s keynote, as well as why 2018 may be the beginning of the end for the smartphone.  Plus, we discuss why investing analysis is about to get slightly more difficult, give a preview of the most ambitious technology on the SXSW Trade Show floor, and share a little something from Jackie Venson.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Cigna buys Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. What will the healthcare deal mean for investors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle that question, weigh in on Costco and Kroger earnings, and discuss Amazon’s $22 billion commitment to Whole Foods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

If you missed out on buying shares of Netflix (when it was much smaller), we have some good news. Matt Argersinger analyzes the upcoming IPO of iQiyi, the video-streaming giant in China, and shares why investors should take a good long look. Plus, we discuss Coca-Cola’s first foray into selling alcoholic beverages and why a little volatility can be good for opportunistic investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Target’s digital sales are on the rise, but not enough for Wall Street’s liking. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape and the Nordstrom family’s latest attempt to take the company private.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the Fox Network’s aggressive goals for advertising reduction. (Tangents include our upcoming listener meet-up in Austin, real-life courtrooms vs. TV courtrooms, and more.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Blue Apron shares fall on Walmart announcing its rolling out meal kits to thousands of stores this year. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the move and try to find a silver lining to Blue Apron’s increasingly cloudy future. Plus, we discuss another new challenge for Wells Fargo and the rapidly falling morale at Snap.

Direct download: 20180305_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Best Buy and Kohl’s post surprisingly strong 4th-quarter results, but the stocks have different reactions. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, including L Brands’ continuing battle with declining mall traffic.  Plus, advertising giant WPP is having difficulty in an increasingly digital world. We discuss those stories as well as Bill Ackman exiting his short of Herbalife.   (Tangents include the Academy Awards, the flavor blue, and our upcoming listener happy hour in Austin, Texas!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

Booking Holdings (formerly Priceline) and Papa John’s put up very different numbers in the 4th quarter. Scott Phillips from Motley Fool Australia analyzes the results and shares the view from Down Under when it comes to sports, sponsorships, and betting on the games.  Plus, we talk about “Motley Fool Money” podcast Scott co-hosts in Australia each week, and why investors might consider taking a look at Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD) and Altium (ASX: ALU). 
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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

It’s National Pancake Day! Bill Mann analyzes Dine Brands Global (parent company of IHOP) as well as the changing landscape in the restaurant industry.  Plus, we discuss Jerome Powell’s first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, and an amazing headline from Australia.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

The Berkshire-Hathaway letter is out! Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the highlights and share why they recommend Warren Buffett take a long look at Waste Connections, McCormick and Ellie Mae. Plus, we discuss FedEx’s benefit program and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about the process of keeping a watchlist.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

Shares of Roku tumble on earnings. Is the honeymoon over for the streaming device maker? David Kretzmann and Jason Moser tackle that question and weigh in on earnings news from Wayfair, Stamps.com, and Pandora.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse puts up its 32nd straight quarter of same-store sales growth. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson shares how CEO Kent Taylor and his team have built the restaurant chain on fundamentals with staying power. Plus, we dig into Tile Shop’s drop against the backdrop of a thriving housing market and the latest with the Fool 100 Index. (If you’re interested in more details go to www.Fool100.com).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Walmart falls 10% on 4th-quarter results, but were they really that bad? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest results from the retail giant. Plus, we discuss Home Depot’s latest quarter, Albertson’s bid for Rite Aid, and Walt Disney’s huge weekend at the box office. (Tangents include President Chester A. Arthur, the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, and music options for the Winter Olympics.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

TripAdvisor shares rise on strong 4th-quarter revenue and optimism for 2018. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from TripAdvisor, Marriott and Shopify.

Direct download: 20180215_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

Chipotle names Brian Niccol as its new CEO. Is the Taco Bell CEO the missing ingredient for Chipotle? Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann tackle that question and weigh in on earnings from Baidu and Fossil.

Direct download: 20180214_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour pop on strong international sales in the 4th-quarter.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the landscape for the embattled sports apparel company. Plus, we discuss Walgreens interest in drug distributor AmerisourceBergen, the Federal Trade Commission’s interest in dental supply companies, and LL Bean’s interest in ditching abusive customers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Restaurant Brands International (parent company of Burger King and Popeye’s) pops on 4th-quarter results. iRobot falls 30% in three days.  Walt Disney raises ticket prices at the theme parks and strikes a content deal with Alibaba.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

The market takes another tumble. Industry Focus host Michael Douglass shares why interest rates might be going higher more quickly than some investors thought.  Plus, we discuss Twitter’s surprise 4th-quarter profit, emails from Finland, our listener meet-up from last night, and biotech opportunities for investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:58pm EDT

Motley Fool Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer Bryan Hinmon stops by to discuss companies’ “capacity to suffer”, why free cash flow is not automatically a good thing, and how he discovered he was wrong about Tractor Supply. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

After a turbulent couple of days, calm returns to the stock market. Bill Mann analyzes the single security at the center of Monday’s market drop. Plus, we discuss trouble in the House of Lululemon, Tapestry’s turnaround, and the Pringles ad during the Super Bowl.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

IS IT TIME TO PANIC???  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman share why, despite the Dow falling 4-5% in the last week, investors need to take a deep breath and separate the signal from the noise. Plus, we discuss the latest retailer to declare bankruptcy, Janet Yellen dropping the mic on Wells Fargo, and memorable Super Bowl ads.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing bonus episode! Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by longtime producer Mac Greer to talk about the Winter Olympics, Olympic-themed movies, and the history of Motley Fool radio. Plus, we talk about Bill’s connection to the “Miracle on Ice”, traditional skijoring, Mac’s Mt. Rushmore of comedy, why tug-of-war needs to be an Olympic sport, and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Shares of Facebook and Microsoft hit all-time highs after their latest earnings reports.  Ron Gross analyzes the results and shares his thoughts on quarterly conference calls.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Electronic Arts hits a new all-time high. Align Technology falls slightly, but is the timing of its conference call to blame? Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes those stories and provides an update on the Fool 100 Index.  For more details go to www.fool100.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announce a partnership aimed at cutting health care costs and improving services for employees. What will the deal mean for investors? Jason Moser and David Kretzmann tackle that question, dig into McDonald’s earnings, and kick the tires on Waymo’s new ride. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Dr. Pepper Snapple teams up with Keurig Green Mountain. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the deal, as well as Lowe’s new $5 billion stock buyback plan and the disappointing news on U.S. consumer savings.  Plus, we unveil The Motley Fool’s $10,000 College Student Award! For more details go to www.fool.com/competition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Brian Richards, head of Motley Fool Asia, returns from his trip to Hong Kong and Tokyo to share his observations about bitcoin, the “4-3-2-1” method of investing, and more.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Comcast reports strong earnings and hikes its dividend. And Baidu hints at a new deal with Netflix. David Kretzmann and Matt Argersinger talk about those stories and weigh in on the coming battle between Disney and Netflix.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Netflix soars after 4th-quarter subscriber growth surprised even them. Jim Mueller and Abi Malin analyze Netflix’s potential (and perils) over the next couple of years. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s new compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk, Johnson & Johnson’s not-as-bad-as-it-seems 4th-quarter loss, our listener meet-up in San Francisco, and movie recommendations!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:36pm EDT

Celgene buys Juno Theraputics. Halliburton delivers results in the 4th quarter and optimism for 2018.  Abercrombie & Fitch soars 10% on a better-than-expected holiday season. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories and discuss opportunities in the energy industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:18pm EDT

In a rare Friday episode, Bill Mann shares why he believes Amazon will pick Atlanta for its 2nd headquarters. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss buying at the top, bitcoin scenarios, and why Pringles needs better distribution.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Apple announces plans to invest 350 billion in the U.S. over the next 5 years. And the company says it will pay a one-time repatriation tax of 38 billion dollars on its overseas cash holdings. Analysts Ron Gross and Jeff Fischer weigh in on the Apple news, crypto hacking, and the finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

A break-up of General Electric??  Shares of GE approach a 6-year low on reports CEO John Flannery is considering it. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why breaking up GE might not be easy or smart.  Nestle sells its U.S. candy business.  Papa John’s is looking for a new CEO. And shares of Tiffany hit a new high on strong holiday sales, thanks to a $450 silver ruler.  (Tangents include The Bob Newhart Show and stupid money.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

David Kretzmann returns from Las Vegas to share insights from CES. We discuss the latest in autonomous driving, drones, and more.  Plus, David shares the biggest change from last year’s CES, what happened during the blackout, and why we might be close to having a ping-pong playing robot at Fool Global HQ.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

KB Home and Delta Air Lines hit new highs on 4th-quarter results. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the results. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the question of leverage. We also preview this weekend’s radio show and provide an update on the podcast shop! (http://shop.fool.com)   

(Tangents include the “Coffee Achievers”, state licensing, and owning your own airline.)

 

Direct download: 20180111_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Shares of Eastman Kodak soar after the company announces a cryptocurrency for photographers. Warren Buffett moves closer to a successor. And Domino’s CEO announces plans to step down. Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on reports that Facebook is getting into the home device market.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

Target shares rise on strong holiday sales. Matt Argersinger analyzes the results and shares why Target’s e-commerce sales need to be even higher. Plus, Matt shares his preview for 2018 and we get an update on the race to a $1 trillion market cap.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Kohl’s hits a 52-week high after a strong holiday report, while GoPro shares fall 30% after a litany of bad news. Jason Moser analyzes it all and issues his own downgrade of Snap. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

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Direct download: 20170108_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

The Dow hits 25,000, winter weather spells good news for auto parts stocks, while L Brands falls on weak holiday sales. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories and more as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we announce the opening of The Motley Fool Podcast Shop (http://shop.fool.com)

(Tangents include Bill’s almost-interview with The New York Times, potential names for candles, moose encounters and more.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines announce plans to give employees a $1,000 bonus due to the new tax law. What does the news mean for investors? Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger tackle that question and weigh in on some surprising retail numbers and a potential Amazon acquisition.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

CES is the largest consumer technology trade show in the world.  Before analyst David Kretzmann heads to Las Vegas (with 150,000 of his closest friends), he offers a preview of CES and what it means for investors. Thanks to Audible for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool or text FOOL to 500-500.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT