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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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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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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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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