MarketFoolery (general)

Ratings for the Summer Olympics were lower than anticipated, forcing NBC (owned by Comcast) to provide make-goods to advertisers. Since Comcast has paid more than $10 billion for every Olympics through 2032, how optimistic should shareholders be?  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the Fed's impact on the market and provide a few stock ideas as a birthday present.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_22_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Dick’s Sporting Goods spikes as Sports Authority closes its doors, but the direct-to-consumer battle is just heating up. Bayer makes a $62 billion bid for Monsanto, but will Uncle Sam approve the deal? Plus, we share a few takeaways from Fool Fest 2016.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

When Donald Trump ran a public company in the 1990s, The Motley Fool shorted the stock.  In this bonus episode, David Gardner and Jeff Fischer share details of why they shorted Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts, their invitation to New York City, and what it was like sitting down face-to-face with The Donald.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_26_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Wal-Mart rises on good results and an upbeat forecast. Home Depot’s sales continue to rise. Urban Outfitters decides the path to growth is paved with pizza restaurants. Bill Mann and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyze those stories and discuss the health benefits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_17_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Greece prepares for a referendum as the debt crisis continues. China’s auditor uncovers corruption at some of the country’s biggest state-owned companies.  Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Mann analyzes those topics, plus a hot IPO in the UK and a $72 billion-dollar problem in Puerto Rico.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_29_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

Costco hits an all-time high after strong Q1 results. Krispy Kreme’s 2014 continues to be less awesome that Krispy Kreme’s 2013.  And Yum Brands continues to struggle in China.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_10_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Media Stocks

August 6, 2014

Uncle Joe Magyer breaks down Disney’s latest quarter, the aftermath of the FOX-Time Warner non-merger, and what investors should be watching in Australia.

Direct download: MF_08062014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT

When a company has legal problems, what does it mean for investors?  What does Yelp’s case before the Virginia State Supreme Court mean for Google and TripAdvisor?  And what does Adam Carolla’s legal battle mean for the future of the MarketFoolery podcast?  We tackle those questions and the exciting world of space law with Assistant General Counsel Chris Harris.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_17_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

Facebook, Visa, Under Armour & Carbo Ceramics report, and we’ve got analysis on each one.  Plus we dip into the Fool mailbag and make Super Bowl predictions.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Tesla Motors, Zillow and Middleby all report earnings.  Plus we analyze Abercrombie & Fitch as it stumbles into the holiday quarter.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT