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Lyft’s 2nd-quarter revenue fell more than 60%. Tapestry’s online sales in the 4th quarter were strong, but not enough to make up for the numerous questions facing the company. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories, along with AMC Entertainment’s promotion to re-open movie theaters in the U.S.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.13.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

Tencent’s gaming division boosts 2nd-quarter results. Same-store sales at Chili’s help Brinker International’s 4th quarter come in better than expected. Microsoft announces a launch date (Sept. 10th) and a price ($1400!) for its new Surface Duo phone. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, and we share a few thoughts on the incredible life of Sumner Redstone.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.12.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Lumentum Holdings rises on a strong 4th-quarter report and guidance for the new fiscal year. ESG funds now have more than $1 trillion under management. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the wedding industry and its potential for a rebound.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

Marriott posts its first quarterly loss in nearly nine years. Simon Property Group is talking with Amazon about taking over vacant mall space. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and explains how the scramble to fill empty space is forcing companies to get creative. Plus we discuss the recent rise and fall of Eastman Kodak’s stock and the latest quarterly results from Berkshire-Hathaway.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

You’ve heard of Jack Daniel’s, but have you heard of his mentor Uncle Nearest? CEO Fawn Weaver shares the true-life story behind an iconic American brand, and how she and her team are making history with the fastest-growing whiskey in the U.S.

 

To learn more about this company go to www.unclenearest.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.05.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Soap company launches hand sanitizer line during pandemic and sales skyrocket! But don’t call Soapbox Soaps an overnight success. David Simnick started Soapbox Soaps with a mission in mind, one that he and his team have never wavered from. In this episode David discusses how Soapbox Soaps started, the consumer goods landscape, and more.

 

You can learn more about this company by going to www.soapboxsoaps.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.04.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

No one studies the video gaming industry like Aaron Bush.  We discuss gaming’s rise during the pandemic, the ripple effect of major league sports being delayed, and the relative valuations of Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two Interactive. Plus Aaron shares the game release he’s looking forward to and the trend investors should be watching.

To learn more about this growing industry, check out more from Aaron at www.masterthemeta.com.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08.03.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

UPS pops 17% as consumer shipments drive an incredible 2nd-quarter report. Mastercard’s 2nd-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected, but payment volume drops. PayPal’s record revenue in the 2nd quarter pushes the stock to an all-time high. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares a thought on Amazon’s report coming after the closing bell today.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.30.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT

Starbucks rises despite same-store sales falling 40% in the 3rd quarter. Spotify’s 2nd quarter report has it closing in on 140 million paid subscribers. Scotts Miracle-Gro hits an all-time high after a fantastic 3rd-quarter. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, as well as AMC Theaters striking a landscape-shifting deal with Comcast’s Universal Pictures.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.29.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Sherwin-Williams hits a new all-time high on strong 2nd-quarter profits. Jason Moser analyzes the beauty of a paint business that has returned more than 900% over the past decade for shareholders. Plus we discuss DR Horton’s new all-time high, McDonald’s better-than-it-might-appear 2nd-quarter results, and Facebook’s new attempt to take on TikTok.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.28.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

It’s Mailbag Monday! What percentage of your money should be invested in the stock market? Will payment companies be the big winners in a post-pandemic world? Emily Flippen tackles those questions, along with the latest earnings from Hasbro and the latest news from Moderna.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Twitter shares pop as one key metric in their 2nd-quarter report surprises Wall Street. Microsoft’s cloud business grows “only” 47% in the 4th quarter. Chipotle’s digital sales skyrocket in the 2nd quarter, but overall comps fall nearly 10%. Ryan Henderson and Ian Gray analyze those stories and share two companies on their radar: Procore, a construction management software business that’s filed to go public later this year, and Blackline (Nasdaq: BL), an accounting SasS platform.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.23.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Spotify strikes a long-term licensing deal with Universal Music Group. Abit Malin analyzes the deal and shares why she believes it could be a game-changer for Spotify. Plus we discuss iRobot’s lack of clarity overshadowing a strong 2nd-quarter report, and Snap’s 2nd-quarter results having something for both bulls and bears.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

IBM and Coca-Cola lift the Dow Jones Industrial Average with their latest 2nd-quarter results. Cadence Design Systems hits an all-time high on its latest quarterly report. eBay finalizes a $9.2 billion deal with Adevinta. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares his boots-in-the-air research on Delta Airlines.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.21.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Chevron buys Noble Energy in an all-stock deal worth more than $12 billion. eBay reportedly closes in on a deal to sell its classified ads business, but what will the final price tag be? Do investors have an opportunity with “affordable luxury” brands like Tapestry and EssilorLuxottica? Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the long-awaited Opening Day for Major League Baseball.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.20.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Twitter got hacked and a lot of questions remain. Johnson & Johnson’s 2nd-quarter revenue fell but the company raised guidance for the full fiscal year. Bankruptcies in the oil & gas industry continue to pile up. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares why Chipotle is the “canary in a coal mine” for the restaurant industry this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.16.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

Moderna pops on “robust” early results on its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, but will it pass the next big test? UnitedHealth’s 2nd-quarter profits are much higher than expected, but executives are quick to point out why investors shouldn’t get too excited. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and shares why she’ll be watching Chinese search giant Baidu this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.15.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

nCino, a provider of cloud-based software for financial institutions, goes public with the hottest IPO since Beyond Meat. Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase deliver 2nd-quarter reports with one big different: trading revenue. Shares of Delta Airlines fall on a rough 2nd-quarter report and plans for recovery. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the boots-on-the-ground research he’ll be doing later this week.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.14.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

Pepsi’s 2nd-quarter revenue falls but snack sales help boost overall results. Can Pepsi’s launch of direct-to-consumer sites pay dividends for shareholders? Carnival Cruise Lines cuts its fleet, AMC Entertainment raises $300 million from investors, and Disney opens one park while getting ready to close another. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, shares why Axon Enterprise is the stock he’s the most curious about this upcoming earnings season, and divulges the most surprising act at the Live Aid concert he attended 35 years ago today!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.13.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Bed Bath and Beyond falls 20% as 1st-quarter sales are cut in half. Walgreens Boots Alliance struggles with its 3rd-quarter report, while Costco posts strong same-store sales in June. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how options could fit into your investing strategy if you have already built a “buy and hold” portfolio of stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:49pm EDT

Shares of Levi’s fall on rough 2nd-quarter results and Brooks Brothers declares bankruptcy. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes the changing retail landscape, consumer spending habits, and the impact of rising savings rates. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the role of REITs and real estate investing when building your portfolio.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.08.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Novavax and Regeneron pop after landing grants from Uncle Sam. SiriusXM buys Stitcher (E.W. Scripps’ podcasting division) for $300 million. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we hop in the wayback machine to revisit The Motley Fool’s (and Bill’s) role in helping the SEC pass “Regulation Fair Disclosure” resulting in a big victory for individual investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.07.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

Warren Buffett finally got out his elephant gun! Berkshire-Hathaway buys Dominion Energy’s natural gas assets for nearly $10 billion, while Uber shells out $2.6 billion in stock to buy Postmates. “Industry Focus” host Nick Sciple analyzes both deals, and weighs in on oil/gas vs. green energy as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07.06.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:20pm EDT

Tesla hits a new high on higher-than-expected deliveries. McDonald’s hits the pause button on reopening dine-in service. Major League Baseball teams come up with a creative way to get fans at the games (sort of). Dan Kline analyzes those stores, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag and try to make sense of the new marketing campaign from Haagen-Dazs.

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

FedEx shares pop on surprisingly good 4th-quarter results. United Airlines plans to add 25,000 flights in August. Constellation Brands serves up strong 1st-quarter profits and adds Empathy Wines to its portfolio. Abi Malin analyzes those stories, plus we talk about the connection between Bernie Madoff and the greatest contract in the history of professional baseball.

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Category:finance -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

Lululemon athletica shares rise after the company buys at-home fitness tech company Mirror for $500 million. Microsoft, Adidas, and Ford Motor join the growing list of companies taking a break from advertising on Facebook. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses selling strategies as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.


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Direct download: 20200630_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Verizon, and Unilever are just a few of the companies that have stopped advertising on social media platforms. How worried should Facebook shareholders be? Is Under Armour’s attempt to get out of a $280 million deal with UCLA a negotiating tactic or the start of a new era in fiscal responsibility? Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and weighs in on Gap’s new 10-year partnership with Kanye West.

 

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

Darden Restaurant shares rise on better-than-expected results. Shares of KB Home fall more than 10% as net orders plummet. McCormick’s stock hits a new all-time high. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, and discusses the latest scientific study on the health benefits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.25.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Dell Technologies considers spinning off its huge stake in VMware. Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners weigh a joint acquisition of J C Penney. Consumer goods giant Unilever looks to sell its tea brands (including Lipton) as a host of private equity firms show their interest. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reveals his beverage consumption routine.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

eMarketer predicts Google’s ad revenue will drop for the first time in over a decade, while Facebook and Amazon continue to see growth. Jim Gillies analyzes the big tech landscape, plus we discuss Mastercard’s latest acquisition and Starbucks’ newest offering.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.23.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

United Airlines and American Airlines are reportedly set to raise more than $8 billion to keep their balance sheets stable. Dan Kline analyzes the industry and shares why investors shouldn’t be tempted by the “value trap” prices of airline stocks. Plus, we discuss TripAdvisor’s latest guidance and Apollo Global Management’s attempt to sell Chuck E. Cheese.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

Kroger’s 1st-quarter results were better than expected. Wirecard falls more than 60% after auditors can’t find $2.1 billion. Ford Motor unveils plans for hands-free driving in 2021. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, but more importantly comes up with a plan to save Major League Baseball’s season!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.18.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Groupon shares sink after a rough 1st-quarter report and a lot of question marks about the company’s direction. Draftkings announces a secondary stock offering just two months after going public. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and talks about her path to being a financial analyst as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.17.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Retail sales in May rose nearly 18%. Abi Malin analyzes the results and shares why investors should look beyond the headline number. 24 Hour Fitness files for bankruptcy, so what does that mean for a business like Planet Fitness? Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore the topic of “total addressable market” and why investors should be wary of any company’s claims about their own TAM.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.16.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Walmart partners with Shopify to expand its 3rd-party marketplace. BP says its writedown for the current quarter could top $17 billion. Burger King launches the “Impossible Croissan’wich” nationwide. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares his recent boots-on-the-ground research at Burger King.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.15.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

That Uber/Grubhub deal? It’s off now that Grubhub has accepted an all-stock offering from European delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.com. Dan Kline analyzes the move, as well as Simon Property Group’s deal-terminating letter to Taubman Centers. Plus, we discuss Jay Powell’s comments about economic recovery and whether Major League Baseball will return this year.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Chewy and Five Below both post losses in the 1st quarter, so why is Five Below’s stock the only one popping? Jason Moser analyzes the latest earnings results, and we discuss whether the Starbucks notion of a “third place” is over.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Macy’s shows signs of life. Coupa Software posts strong quarterly results and guidance. Tailored Brands might be thinking about bankruptcy protection. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss barriers to entry in the tele-medicine industry, as well as Google’s own offering to the video-conferencing competitive landscape.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Thor Industries, maker of recreational vehicles, hits a 52-week high after strong quarterly results. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes the opportunity for Thor, as well as the historic challenges of the RV market. Plus, we discuss Dunkin’ Brands joining Taco Bell, Domino’s and Papa John’s in looking to hire tens of thousands of workers, as well as Sirius XM’s plans to raise $1 billion in a bond offering.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.08.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:20pm EDT

1st-quarter results for Zoom Video Communications were impressive, but more noteworthy was the company DOUBLING its revenue guidance for the full fiscal year. Bill Barker analyzes Zoom’s growth potential, as well as prospects for Warner Music Group on the day of its IPO. Plus, we discuss the precarious state of Tiffany’s deal with LVMH and whether jewelry is even worth it.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.03.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Strong e-commerce sales kept Dick’s Sporting Goods afloat in the 1st quarter. Stitch Fix lays off 18% of its workforce, but only those living in California. CVS partner with a robotics company to test prescription delivery in Houston. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes those stories and more on today’s episode.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.02.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

Shares of Coty rise as the cosmetics company gets its 4th CEO in four years. Bain & Company believes mergers and acquisition activity in the tech industry is poised to soar. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether it’s worth taking a short-term capital gains tax hit.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.01.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Dollar General and Dollar Tree post stronger-than-expected 1st-quarter reports. Boeing announces layoffs and a restarting of 737 Max production. Amazon commits to long-term hiring. Regal Cinemas expects to reopen movie theaters in July. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes those stories and shares the summer blockbuster film he’s most looking forward to.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.28.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Tractor Supply updates guidance, much to the delight of Wall Street. Domino’s latest same-store sales numbers are good, but Papa John’s posts an even bigger number. The Wall Street Journal believes the RV industry is having a moment. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and critiques a scene in the most recent episode of Showtime’s series Billions.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Hertz Global files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, sending shares of Avis Budget Group up 15%. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly changing automotive landscape, including AutoZone’s strong 3rd-quarter report. Crocs rises 10% on the news it’s the only top-30 footwear brand to see an increase in monthly sales.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

Boeing shares rise on an upgrade. Mastercard becomes the latest big company to let employees work from home indefinitely. Keurig Dr. Pepper and Ruth’s Hospitality Group announce secondary offerings, sending shares down. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and the potential for Chinese stocks being delisted in the U.S.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.21.2020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Target, Lowe’s, and Urban Outfitters all deliver 1st-quarter reports. Ron Gross analyzes the latest results from the retail universe.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05.20.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

1st-quarter reports from Walmart and Home Depot have a lot in common: higher sales, higher salaries, and higher spending on keeping stores clean. Jason Moser analyzes the retail landscape and what it means for investors. Plus, TikTok higher Disney executive Kevin Mayer as its new CEO. Does this mean an IPO is definitely in the startup’s future?

Direct download: market_foolery_05_19_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:41pm EDT

Moderna shares pop 20% on encouraging test results. JC Penney’s plan to survive involves splitting into two separate public companies: one for retail, one as a REIT. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss retail and diversification.

Direct download: market_foolery_05_18_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Cisco Systems rises on strong 3rd-quarter profits. SmileDirectClub sinks after posting a bigger-than-expected 1st-quarter loss. DraftKings gets some attention from Wall Street, sending the stock to an all-time high. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why he believes the NFL season will start on time.

Direct download: market_foolery_05_14_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

Uber is interesting in buying GrubHub, but how much are they willing to pay?  Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of Uber cornering the food delivery market. Plus, we discuss the latest woes from The Container Store and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_05_13_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Honda and Toyota shares fall as car rental numbers in the latest Consumer Price Index head lower. Eventbrite shares fall after its latest quarterly report. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and Pepsi’s entry into the e-commerce industry with the launch of Snacks.com.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_05_12_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

Shares of Marriott International and Under Armour fall on disappointing (and unsurprising) 1st-quarter reports. Ron Gross analyzes both companies and shares why checking a company’s balance sheet is more important than usual. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss Quidel’s 25% rise on emergency approval from the FDA on the company’s Covid-19 antigen test.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_05_11_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Shares of PayPal and Square both rise more than 10% after their respective 1st-quarter reports. The delivery economy gets mixed results as Lyft rises while GrubHub stumbles. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Peloton’s new high on very strong sales in the latest quarter.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_05_07_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

Disney shares rise despite 1st-quarter revenue falling 91%. Mercadolibre hits a new all-time high, while Shopify continues to create distance between itself and its competitors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares his new favorite baseball team.

Direct download: market_foolery_05_06_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

Wayfair rises thanks to big earnings and brisk sales of office furniture and cookware. Chegg surges on strong growth of its educational technology solutions. And Shake Shack reports a sharp decline in same-Shack sales. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser weighs in on those stories and offers some advice for building a home office.

Direct download: market_foolery_05_05_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting was a subdued affair. Andy Cross analyzes Warren Buffett’s demeanor, his complete sale of airline stocks, and why this loss may sting more than any other. Plus, we discuss the future of apparel retail as J. Crew files for bankruptcy.

Direct download: market_foolery_05_04_2020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT

The latest earnings reports from Microsoft and Facebook are a reminder that sometimes bigger is better. Bill Barker analyzes the solid results from Church & Dwight, and the retail woes of Tapestry (aka, parent company of Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman).

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT

Alphabet shares rise on a 1st-quarter report and comments from CEO Sundar Pichai and CFO Ruth Porat. Andy Cross analyzes the latest results from Google’s parent company. Plus, we discuss Mastercard’s better-than-expected 1st quarter, and Starbucks’ plan to reopen stores in the U.S. by early June.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_29_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT

3M’s 1st-quarter report gets a boost from the personal safety division. Merck’s 1st-quarter profits rise 10%. Pepsi’s snack division helps offset weakness in 1st-quarter beverage sales. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and discusses dividend protection and the rise in snacking.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

General Motors suspends its dividend and stock buybacks. UPS and CVS team up to deliver prescription medicine via drones. And Disney announces big plans for Disney Plus. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles those stories and shares a few streaming recommendations.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

Target’s digital sales are soaring, but costs are on the rise too. Discover Financial Services posts a loss in the 1st quarter. Jason Moser analyzes why Discover’s valuation might be attractive to value investors. Plus, we discuss Domino’s 1st-quarter report and our go-to spices for topping a slice of pizza.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_23_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Netflix adds 16 million global subscribers. Chipotle’s digital sales grow 81%. Shares of Snap rise 30% on strong growth in revenue and daily active users. Jason Moser analyzes the latest earnings reports from all three.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_04_22_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Coca-Cola’s 1st-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected. Bill Barker analyzes why Coke’s “away-from-home” channel won’t bounce back quickly. Plus we discuss IBM’s changing of the guard, J.M. Smucker raising guidance, and Hertz’s layoffs. (Tangents include mermaids, lengthy Uber rides, and a fistful of cash.)

Direct download: market_foolery_04_21_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Oil prices hit a 21-year low. United Airlines reports a $2.1 billion quarterly loss. And Facebook unveils a new tracking map for COVID-19 symptoms. Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and weighs in on the meaning of 420 and the future of cannabis stocks.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_20_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

Abbott Labs and Bed Bath & Beyond both deliver better-than-expected quarterly results. CEO Oscar Munoz shares United Airlines’ plan to cut flights in May. Costco boosts its quarterly dividend. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, as well as Verizon getting into the video conferencing business with its acquisition of BlueJeans Network. We also discuss why we’re rooting for Abbott Labs and Medtronic, and an idea for our newest basket of stocks.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

1st-quarter profits for both Bank of America and Goldman Sachs fall more than 40%. Several major airlines reach an agreement with Uncle Sam on payroll grant funding. Retail in March fell a record-setting 8.7%. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, and weighs in on Comcast’s soft launch of its new video streaming service: Peacock.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_15_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Johnson & Johnson shares rise after 1st-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Roku’s preliminary results show (shocker!) a big jump in streaming hours. Valero Energy previews a $2 billion loss, while Exxon Mobil sells more debt. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, along with Chesapeake Energy’s 1-for-200 reverse stock split. (Tangents include parental guidance and Jim Gillies’ favorite breakfast cereal.)

Direct download: market_foolery_04_14_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

eBay names Walmart executive Jamie Iannone as its new CEO. The New York Times reports that former Disney CEO and current Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger is reasserting his control over the company. Ad rates tumble on Facebook. And the CDC extends a No Sail Order for cruise ships. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles those stories and weighs in on the relative merits of ESPN’s Horse Challenge.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_13_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Disney+ has more than 50 million subscribers. Starbucks suspends buybacks and updates guidance. Costco’s same-store sales in March rose nearly 10%. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses which categories of retail (e.g., bread makers) are suddenly soaring.

 
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Direct download: market_foolery_04_09_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Amazon suspends its shipping service that competes with UPS and FedEx. Pinterest shares rise despite withdrawing guidance. Williams Companies adds a poison pill to protect against a hostile takeover. Abi Malin analyzes these stories and shares the companies she’ll be watching this upcoming earnings season.

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Direct download: market_foolery_04_08_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

Kraft Heinz rises on strong first-quarter sales. Carnival gets a lift from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. Quibi makes its video debut. And SeaWorld says goodbye to another CEO. Motley Fool analyst Dan Kline tackles those stories and weighs in on whether we’ve reached peak mac  and cheese consumption.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_07_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

Warren Buffett sells part of his position in Southwest Airlines and Delta. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan takes responsibility for the company’s security issues. And Slack sells $600 million of debt. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers weighs in on those stories and shares a few of his favorite cloud stocks.

Direct download: market_foolery_04_06_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Luckin Coffee’s stock falls 75% after the company’s internal investigation found the COO fabricated sales numbers in 2019. Dan Kline analyzes the damage to investors and the company’s reputation. Plus, we discuss the latest unemployment numbers, Carnival Cruise Line raising money, and AMC Entertainment (aka, largest movie theater chain in the world) hiring lawyers. We also share why we’re gearing up to watch the TV series “Six Feet Under” and “Wordplay”, a documentary about The New York Times crossword puzzle.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_04_02_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:07pm EDT

Some online companies, including Netflix and Amazon, saw their shares rise for the first quarter despite the historically bad quarter. What does the growing divide between online business and traditional businesses mean for investors? Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser tackles that question, talks about why Domino’s and Nike are well-positioned going forward, weighs in on Macy’s getting the boot from the S&P, and talks about the slowdown in the housing market.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_04_01_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

Today wraps up the worst quarter for the stock market since 1987. Bill Barker analyzes the latest results from ConAgra Brands, Domino’s withdrawing guidance, and Yum Brands raising cash. Plus, we discuss how Hollywood studios are delaying more summer blockbuster movies. (Tangents include the relative good looks of Robert Redford and Paul Newman, and whether British American Tobacco needs to rebrand.)

Direct download: market_foolery_03_31_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

President Trump extends social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Johnson & Johnson announces plans to begin human testing a coronavirus vaccine. The Justice Department signs off on the Raytheon and United Technologies merger. And a shareholder advisory firm recommends that Papa John’s gives Shaquille O’Neal the boot from its board. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about those stories and weighs in on big earnings from Cal-Maine, the nation’s largest egg producer and distributor.

Direct download: market_foolery_03_30_2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Unemployment filings hit a new record. Groupon’s CEO and COO depart immediately. Cheesecake Factory shares rise after the CEO informs landlords the restaurant chain won’t be able to pay rent on April 1. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the potential for airlines to issue more stock.

 

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Direct download: market_foolery_03.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Nike shares pop on strong 3rd-quarter sales. Winnebago’s 2nd-quarter revenue prompts the question: Will RV sales spike as Americans look to travel again on their own terms? Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Target’s suspension of guidance while March sales get off to a great start.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.25.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Stocks surge as Congress closes in on a 2 trillion-dollar stimulus deal. What will the deal mean for business and investors? Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles that question, weighs in on the postponement of the Summer Olympics, and talks about the future of live entertainment.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

The Federal Reserve announces additional measures to stabilize markets and the economy. How far will the Fed go? Could the Fed start buying stocks? Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about what the Fed move means for investors and weighs in on Amazon, Walmart, and the future of retail.

Direct download: market_foolery_03.23.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Ford Motor suspends its dividend sending the stock to its lowest point since 2009. Bill Barker analyzes the wisdom of the move and says to expect more companies to do the same. Plus we discuss a similar decision by Darden Restaurants, why the stock market is not as cheap as some may think, and whether buying shares of Clorox is a no-brainer for investors.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.19.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Congress works on a trillion-dollar stimulus package. Walmart hits an all-time high. Blue Apron doubles. And Boeing continues its decline. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline talks about those stories and weighs in on market volatility, the future of retail, and the future of the cruise industry.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.18.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Investors react to Monday’s 13% decline in the market. The Federal Reserve introduces emergency lending programs. And shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals rise after the biotech company announces that it aims to have a potential drug for COVID 19 ready for trials this summer. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and share his investing approach during these volatile times.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.17.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

The Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to zero and announced a $700 purchase of government and mortgage bonds. Despite that move the market fell 9% immediately at the open, triggering a circuit breaker. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross weighs in on the volatility in the market, what it means for housing, which industries investors should avoid, and where he’s looking for opportunities.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.16.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08pm EDT

The 11-year run of the bull market is officially over. Chris Hill shares some thoughts on investing, physical and mental wellbeing, and the writings of Thomas Paine.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.12.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

How does the business dating hold up in the new era of “social distancing”? Bill Mann analyzes the latest challenge for Match Group, as well as Pepsi’s $3.8 billion acquisition of Rockstar Energy. Plus, we discuss “ghost flights” in the UK and the immediate future of sporting events (and sports betting) in the U.S. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:48pm EDT

Stitch Fix shares fall 35% on disappointing 2nd-quarter results. Occidental Petroleum cuts its dividend 86%. Will other dividend payers follow suit? Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and weighs in on the latest announcements from the airline industry.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Mere minutes into the day, a circuit breaker halted trading on Wall Street. Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the pain of watching stocks fall, the importance of having cash, whether or not to refinance your mortgage, and the question that every investor needs to answer.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

Zoom Video’s 4th-quarter revenue grows 78%. Burlington Stores closes out the fiscal year with a strong holiday quarter, but guidance is cautious. American Eagle Outfitters posts record revenue but it doesn’t seem to matter. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the latest offerings in the Breakfast Wars. (Tangents include the writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hunter S. Thompson.) For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.05.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

Starting with that declaration, Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the latest results from Campbell’s Soup and Brown-Forman, Robinhood’s 2-day outage, and whether there was any conspiracy at work with Disney’s recent CEO change.

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Direct download: 20200304_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Jim Gillies visits from Canada! We discuss why Etsy’s cash flow is one of the main reasons he likes the business, as well as the company he believes will buy Etsy in the next five years. Jim also shares three stocks (including Brookfield Asset Management and CRH Medical) from the Great White North that he likes.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.03.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Twitter shares rise on activist demands. Some members of the American Express sales team get an unflattering profile in The Wall Street Journal. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the relative merits of taking out a loan to invest in the stock market. For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.02.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Teladoc and Etsy pop more than 14% each on their latest 4th-quarter reports. Bill Barker analyzes both businesses, as well as the state of the gaming industry. Plus, we discuss Panera’s new monthly coffee subscription and Dunkin’s new bacon offering. (Tangents include “Cyber 5” and our recent trip to a casino.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT

Disney promotes Bob Chapek to CEO. Lowe’s slips on earnings. And Virgin Galactic loses some altitude. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and talk about the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.26.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Mastercard is getting a new CEO. Home Depot grows 4th-quarter profits. Shake Shack falls as 4th-quarter sales growth slows. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and shares 3 European stocks as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.25.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

The latest coronavirus headlines send the market down 3%. Healthcare analyst Shannon Jones discusses the news and shares why investors might want to keep their powder dry. She also shares four businesses (Inovio Pharmaceuticals, NanoViricides, Moderna Therapeutics, and Co-Diagnostics) that investors should keep an eye on. Plus, we get Shannon’s bull case for the XFL. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.24.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Morgan Stanley buys E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. Domino’s hits an all-time high on strong 4th-quarter results. L Brands looks to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret to a private equity firm. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares his memories of attending the US-USSR hockey game in 1980. (Tangents include candle scents, bravery on Wall Street, and the movie “Miracle”.) For a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.20.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

Garmin hits a 12-year high on earnings. Blue Apron explores strategic options in the wake of another disappointing quarter. And Groupon plummets as it attempts to refocus its business. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and weigh in on the stock market’s real worry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.19.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Walmart’s 4th-quarter miss reminded us of Target’s. Apple lowers guidance due to the ripple effects of coronavirus. Berkshire-Hathaway takes a stake in Kroger, sending shares of the grocery stock higher. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss our most recent stock transactions involving Tripadvisor and Bed Bath & Beyond.

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Direct download: 20200218_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Alibaba posts strong 3rd-quarter results. Tesla plans a $2 billion stock offering. Pepsi’s global organic growth highlights a solid 4th-quarter report. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and calls on Pepsi executives to bring Doritos Roulette to America!

 

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Direct download: 20200218_Stockwatch.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

Shopify soars on earnings. Lyft loses some speed. And Samsung unveils its Galaxy Z foldable smartphone. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss these stories and weigh in on CVS Health earnings.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.12.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

A federal judge signs off on Sprint’s $26 billion merger with T-Mobile, sending both stocks higher. Jim Mueller analyzes the news and what it means for both investors and customers. Plus, we look at Under Armour’s latest batch of woes, as well as ways to invest in renewable energy.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.11.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Restaurant Brands International’s latest quarter was highlighted by Popeye’s same-store sales growing 38%. (Yes, really.) Jason Moser analyzes the results, as well as Markel’s latest quarter.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore investing in buyout opportunities. 

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Twitter’s stock jumps 17% on strong 4th-quarter user growth. Bill Barker analyzes the results and shares why Twitter’s ability to monetize user growth will be key in 2020. Plus, we discuss Peloton’s 3rd-quarter loss and an actual letter about Kellogg’s that we got in the mail! (Tangents include Summer Olympic-themed programming, Peloton’s TV commercial, and artisan pop-tarts.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.06.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Disney shows strength across the board in its 1st-quarter results, but Disney+ subscriber numbers are grabbing the headlines. Snap’s stock falls 10% on its first revenue miss in nearly two years. Chipotle posts impressive same-store sales numbers in the 4th quarter, so is that why they’re holding off on breakfast? Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her must-have item at Chipotle. Looking to get started investing? Nab a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit! Just click over to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.05.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Alphabet dips below the trillion-dollar market cap line, but the real story (for us) is the latest earnings report included the company breaking out YouTube’s revenue for the first time ever. Jason Moser analyzes Google’s parent company, as well as the latest results from SiriusXM and Ralph Lauren. Plus, we weigh in with our own thoughts about the Super Bowl ads.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.04.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Jeep puts a new twist on Groundhog Day. Google pulls on the heartstrings. Microsoft focuses on a first. And Amazon show us life before Alexa. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss this year’s Super Bowl commercials. And we talk about the latest developments with the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.03.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Tesla & Microsoft hit new all-time highs. Facebook sinks on margin concerns. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from these companies, and shares her pick for which one is the most attractively priced right now.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.30.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:31pm EDT

Apple’s latest quarter was a blockbuster. McDonald’s and Starbucks deliver earnings beats and warnings about China. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss shares of L Brands rising 13% on reports that its CEO might be leaving. (Tangents include the health benefits of coffee, what unicorns smell like, and the “Three Commas” club.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.29.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

McCormick slips on earnings. 3M announces layoffs. And Pfizer feels some pain. Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks China and the coronavirus.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.28.2020_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

D.R. Horton’s stock hits a new all-time high after strong 1st-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes the prospects for the U.S. housing market. Then we discuss the coronavirus outbreak and its effect on consumer stocks like Starbucks, YUM Brands, Disney, and Booking Holdings. We also discuss whether it’s currently a threat to B2B stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.27.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Comcast’s 4th-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected. JetBlue, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all deliver 4th-quarter reports but two of them are still dealing with issues related to Boeing’s 737 Max. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the effect of a slowing global birthrate on Procter & Gamble’s latest quarterly results. (Tangents include the death of Mr. Peanut, Amazon having a commercial airline, and senior racquet sports.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.23.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Netflix added nearly 9 million subscribers in the 4th quarter, so why isn’t the stock moving higher? IBM’s stock gets a boost after quarterly sales rise for the first time in a year, but is it time for the CEO to go? Seth Jayson analyzes those stories, discusses the latest retail store closings, and shares why Lululemon is the one apparel stock he’s held onto.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Ray Dalio comes into the World Economic Forum in Davos with a hot take about getting off the sidelines and into the stock market. Jason Moser analyzes Dalio’s comments about stocks, gold, and Bitcoin. We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss which stocks we’d buy with $1,000 and which industries we avoid completely. Plus, Jason shares why he’s keeping his eyes on automotive software business Cerence this earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.21.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

The U.S. and China agree on a trade deal. Morgan Stanley reports big earnings. And Congress introduces legislation that could be a game changer for the cannabis industry. Analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks about a few stocks to watch in the wake of the trade agreement.


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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.16.2020_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Goldman Sachs balances strong 4th-quarter revenue with a billion-dollar legal tab. Target’s stock falls on disappointing holiday sales numbers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss four CEOs we’d shadow on the job (if they’d agree to it).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.15.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

It’s an all-finance episode, so it’s appropriate we have Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser in the studio! We discuss Wells Fargo’s 4th-quarter results, Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid, and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter to shareholders.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.14.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Five Below falls 15% after holiday sales come in lower than expected. Amazon squares off with PayPal over its acquisition Honey, the shopping rewards platform. Jim Mueller analyzes the latest in retail and payments. Plus, we discuss Morning Consult’s survey of the most trusted brands, including Amazon, Google, Netflix, Disney, PayPal, and the U.S. Postal Service!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.13.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Costco posts strong same-store sales numbers for December, while Bed Bath & Beyond’s 3rd-quarter results send the stock falling 20%. Abi Malin analyzes the latest in retail news. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss space tourism and answer the question, should you invest in something you have a gut feeling about?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.09.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Lennar, the #2 homebuilder in the U.S., closes out the fiscal year with a strong 4th quarter. Boeing’s stock falls in the wake of a deadly crash. Luckin Coffee announces a secondary offering and a move into vending machines. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, shares details about his recent trip to Australia, and discusses the new collective noun for economists.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.08.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

Pier 1 Imports falls 15% after announcing it will close roughly half of its locations. Bill Barker analyzes the challenges facing the home furnishings retailer. Every day Wall Street analysts issue upgrades and downgrades. We discuss why the price targets are the least important part of those reports.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Peter Lynch’s classic book “Beating The Street” and a Canadian burger chain.

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Direct download: 20200107_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

PayPal deepens its relationship with MercadoLibre. Jason Moser analyzes what it means for shareholders and what it bodes for Visa, Mastercard, and the future of cross-border payments. Plus, we discuss SmileDirectClub’s new partnership with Walmart, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski’s drive to improve corporate culture, and last night’s Golden Globe awards.

Direct download: 20200106_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Given the great run in 2019 that Apple, Microsoft, and Match Group all had, are the stocks overvalued? Andy Cross weighs in on that, as well as a listener question about analyst upgrades. Plus, we share a few business observations from the holidays.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.02.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:55pm EDT