MarketFoolery (podcast)

Merger Monday! Tivity Health buys Nutrisystem in a deal that a lot of investors seem to hate. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the numbers and shares why he understands the skepticism. Uber and Lyft file to go public. Plus, Taylor shares some highlights from his recent meetings with executives from Venmo, WW, and 2U.

 

Holiday music: “8 Days (of Hanukkah)” by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EST

The stock market continues its sell-off. Canada arrests Huawei’s CFO after a request from the U.S. And Netflix pays $100 million for another year of Friends. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into earnings from Kroger.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

How dangerous are index funds becoming? How bad is Anheuser Busch Inbev’s dividend cut? Those are just two of the questions MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker analyzes as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. We also revisit our recent conversation about James Bond, and pay tribute to the late, great Ricky Jay.

 

Holiday music: “Hanukkah Waltz” by Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

A truce in the trade war with China sends stocks higher. Jason Moser analyzes the landscape for investors and discusses the ripple effects of Amazon’s new arrangement with Apple Music. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer the question, how much consideration should investors put into a CEO’s pay?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_03_2018_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

We’re back with another non-investing episode!  Strap in as MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker and Chris Hill are joined by longtime Fool (and good friend) Bill Mann to talk about James Bond’s early training and the smallest hill we’re willing to die on.  Plus, we also discuss Bill Mann’s comedy influences, Barker’s death threat, Hill’s origin story movie pitches, and who would win a fight between Han Solo and Indiana Jones.  Producer Dan Boyd weighs in on various topics and kicks off our 4th annual drive to share awesome holiday music with some help from Dropkick Murphys.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Abercrombie & Fitch soars while Express falls in the face of a tough holiday quarter. Emily Flippen analyzes the apparel retail industry and shares the secret to Abercrombie & Fitch’s latest success. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the unsexy-yet-profitable world of waste management stocks.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Tiffany shares have their worst day in nearly 4 years. JM Smucker struggles on several fronts. And shares of Chico’s fall nearly 40%. MFAM Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those stories and shares how Burlington Stores has found the golden equation for retailers. (Tangents include listeners in Sweden, open jobs at JM Smucker, our idea for a Yukon Cornelius origin story.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:24pm EST

United Technologies splits itself into three separate companies. President Trump suggests that the U.S. could impose 10% tariffs on iPhones imported from China. And Amazon says Cyber Monday was its biggest shopping day in history. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and indulge in some elevator humor.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

General Motors lays off 15% of its employees and scales back production. David Kretzmann analyzes why GM had to make these tough decisions. Black Friday sets a new record for online sales. We discuss why the holiday quarter is so crucial to some retailers. Plus, David shares highlights from attending MJBizCon in Las Vegas.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Retails stocks get hammered as Target, Lowe’s and L Brands all report 3rd-quarter earnings. MFAM Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses those companies and tries to make sense of where the opportunities exist (or don’t) for investors. Plus, we preview our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode and the start of our annual holiday music campaign with producer Dan Boyd!  

(Tangents include holiday scents and how we may have influenced Bath & Body Works’ candle sales.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

Looking to steer your Thanksgiving dinner table conversation away from politics?  We’re here to help!

Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser offer perspective on some timely business discussion topics, including seasonal hiring for retail and restaurants, the rise of cord-cutting, and the increasing drama in Facebook’s C-Suite.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm EST

Walmart reports a 43% growth in e-commerce. Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway reports its ten biggest holdings. And Levi’s considers a return to the public markets. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and share a few fashion tips.

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Direct download: 20181115_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

With NVIDIA, Western Digital, and Micron Technology all falling in recent days, are chipmakers a buying opportunity or should investors stay away?  Bill Mann analyzes the landscape as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we discuss Amazon’s missed opportunity, SurveyMonkey’s 1st report as a public company, and National Pickle Day!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_14_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:26pm EST

Amazon makes it official by selecting NYC and Crystal City for its two new offices. Jim Mueller discusses the process Amazon went through, starting with its list of 20 finalists. Plus, we try to make sense of Home Depot shares falling despite a strong 3rd-quarter report and raising its guidance, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

SAP gives Qualtrics International 8 billion reasons not to go public, and shares of SurveyMonkey rise as a result. Bill Barker from MFAM Funds analyzes the state of SAP, as well as Comcast winning the weekend box office with the new animated version of “The Grinch”.  

(Tangents include monkeys vs. dolphins, the “Arsta Rule”, and Bill’s upcoming appearance on CNBC.)

 

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Direct download: 20181112_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:54pm EST

Mail time! Jason Moser dips into the Fool Mailbag to explain “forward earnings” and discuss whether a hedged ETF is preferable to a non-hedged ETF.  Plus, we wave a fond farewell to the unfortunately-named Oath.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

What’s better than talking to one analyst from Motley Fool Australia?  TWO!  Andrew Leggett and Ed Vesely fly in from Down Under to discuss dividend investing, growth stocks, and why U.S. investors should ignore half of Australia’s public companies. Plus, the guys share why Collins Foods and Afterpay Touch Group are stocks on their radar.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Marriott falls on tepid 3rd-quarter results and even tepider (is that a word?) guidance. Matt Argersinger analyzes Marriott’s potential and challenges. Bojangles becomes the latest restaurant to be taken private.  Plus, Amazon reportedly has chosen two cities for its new 2nd headquarters.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:36pm EST

Warren Buffet buys back $12.6 billion in stock. Lowe’s closes 51 stores in the U.S. and Canada. And SeaWorld reports better-than-expected earnings and attendance. Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Emily Flippen discuss those stories.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EST

Fitbit soars on strong 3rd-quarter earnings and increased guidance for the holidays. Spotify falls despite reporting an unexpected 3rd-quarter profit. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Charly Travers analyzes those stories and shares why he’s not going to be focused on iPhone sales when Apple reports after the closing bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm EST

Yum Brands’ 3rd-quarter report featured strong results from KFC and Taco Bell, while Pizza Hut continues to struggle. Seth Jayson analyzes Yum’s strengths and discusses how Pizza Hut might get out of the doldrums. We look at eBay’s latest quarter and another blue-chip stock cutting its dividend.  Plus, Seth and Chris share a few highlights (and lowlights) from Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon. OORAH!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EST

Shares of Under Armour have their biggest pop in a decade, while GE’s latest quarterly results come with 92% cut to the quarterly dividend. Taylor Muckerman analyzes all that plus the latest earnings from BP and the headline-grabbing lawsuit ExxonMobil is facing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

IBM agrees to buy Red Hat for $33 billion. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser talk about what the deal means for investors and dig into the latest from Amazon and Twitter.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_29_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:17pm EST

Another day, another sea of red in the public markets. Bill Mann analyzes the investing landscape and how the narrative is shifting for investors. Bill shares why he’s looking at stocks in Japan. Plus, we discuss Noodles & Company’s 20% drop and wonder if it’s overblown.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_24_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EST

Caterpillar falls more than 7% due to the rising cost of steel.  Aaron Bush and Matt Argersinger analyze the effect that tariffs are (increasingly) having on the markets. Plus, we discuss investing outside the U.S. and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk spin-offs.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

We can’t keep up with demand” was the headline for Hasbro’s 3rd-quarter. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the toymaker’s struggles in the wake of the Toys-R-Us liquidation. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Polaris Industries and dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer a question about shorting stocks. (Tangents include Bill’s own experiences with shorting, Dungeons & Dragons, and potential movies from the Hasbro universe.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EST

Visa raises its quarterly dividend by four whole cents. Jason Moser analyzes Visa’s history of stock buybacks and compares it to the company’s dividend strategy. Plus, we discuss Travelers’ steady (and completely unsexy) business and the latest activist investor target: Campbell Soup!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EST

Netflix added 7 million new subscribers, blowing away expectations. Andy Cross analyzes Netflix’s growth and shares how the company is planning to keep a handle on growing costs. Plus, we discuss IBM’s new 52-week low and dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer a few tips on researching company initiatives.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, owned professional sports teams, and made contributed billions to philanthropic efforts.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discusses Allen’s amazing life in and out of Microsoft. Plus, we discuss earnings from both the financial and restaurant industries, and Walmart’s new partnership with Advance Auto Parts.  (Tangents include Bill’s recent trip to Boston and what jobs are available in the state of Maine.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Is it the end of the road for the iconic retailer? Analysts Emily Flippen and Matt Argersinger talk about the past, present, and future of Sears and discuss some of the lessons for Amazon and other retailers.

Direct download: 20181015_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

Take a deep breath, folks. Jeff Fischer stops by the studio to add some perspective on the stock market’s volatility and history of downturns. We discuss Square’s bad week being compounded by the news that CFO Sarah Friar is leaving at the end of the year. Plus, Jeff shares some ideas on how investors can decide for themselves whether it’s time to buy or sell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EST

It’s our 1500th episode! Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger analyze the market’s volatility and look for opportunities among falling stock prices. Sears falls 35% as it prepares for bankruptcy. Starbucks gets a new investor. Snap hits a new low as a leaked memo from the CEO makes headlines. Plus, we take a quick look back at where the market was when we started doing MarketFoolery in January 2011.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

Alphabet shuts down Goole+, its failed social media platform, after the private data of 500,000 users was exposed. Netflix buys ABQ Studios in New Mexico. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and shares why he’s watching the ripple effect of tariffs this earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Facebook has unveiled a new device for the home called Portal. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Facebook’s entry into the home assistant space. “Venom” had a record-breaking opening weekend at the box office. Plus, Bill shares why he’s watching margins this earnings season. (Tangents include the New York Yankees, Halloween candy, and the prospects for another “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

The bookseller’s for sale, but with the price 20% higher today than it was yesterday who’s going to buy? Seth Jayson analyzes Barnes & Noble’s quandary, and the latest results from Constellation Brands. Seth shares why companies facing tariffs (e.g., Titan International) are on his radar this upcoming earnings season, and we share the news of our upcoming listener meetup in Denver!

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Direct download: 20181004_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EST

JC Penney names a new CEO. General Motors and Honda team up on self-driving cars. And China’s largest streaming music service files to go public in the U.S. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss these stories and offer some predictions about the future of autonomous vehicles.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

Stitch Fix falls 30% on 4th-quarter results, so how bad was it? Bill Mann analyzes the damage and shares why he believes now might be the time to buy. Plus, we discuss Pepsi’s latest quarter, Amazon’s wage increase, Diageo’s new whisky (inspired by “Game Of Thrones”), and Bill’s encounter with a soccer legend.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:39pm EST

General Electric dumps CEO John Flannery after barely a year on the job. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the sudden move, as well as Elon Musk’s settlement with the SEC and Facebook’s latest data challenge. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:20pm EST

Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson stops by the studio one last time to share highlights from Howard Marks’ annual letter, Upwork’s impending IPO, and the relative attractiveness of General Motors’ stock.  Plus, we engage in a surprisingly heated debate over the only question that truly matters this time of year: What’s the deal with “fun size” candy?

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

Nike’s $10 billion-dollar quarter wasn’t good enough for Wall Street.  KB Home falls despite a better-than-expected 3rd-quarter. And Lyft gets one step closer to going public. Matt Koppenheffer analyzes those stories and more on an episode we recorded before the Federal Reserve’s announcement about interest rates.

Direct download: 20180926_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Michael Kors buys Versace. Inspire Brands buys Sonic. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest acquisitions in the apparel retail and restaurant industries. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to recommend a few resources for new investors, and discuss the late-breaking rebrand of Dunkin’ Donuts. (Tangents include company mottos, mergers vs. acquisitions, and tomorrow’s front page news in New England.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:29pm EST

SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5 billion. Will the deal produce sweet music for investors? Matt Argersinger tackles that question, explains why Disney may want to send Comcast a fruit basket, and shares his favorite airline stock. 

Direct download: 20180924_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_20_2018_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:27pm EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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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Direct download: 20180912_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_04_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

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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Direct download: 20180831_MarketFoolery_BonusEp.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

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”.

Direct download: 20180830_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

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.

Direct download: 20180829_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EST

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 EST

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!

 

Direct download: 20180827_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_22_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

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!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_21_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

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.      

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_15_2018_V2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EST

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.

Direct download: 20180814_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EST

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.      

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_13_2018_V2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

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 EST

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”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EST

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!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

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.
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”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_06_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_02_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_30_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:14pm EST

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!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_25_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:31pm EST

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 EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_23_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:23pm EST

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 .

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:18pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

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 .

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_17_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_16_2018v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_10_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:42pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_09_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

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.
To learn more about the Fool 100 Index go to www.fool100.com.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_07_03_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

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 EST

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!)

Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EST

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.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

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!

Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.

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

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.

Direct download: 20180625_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

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???

Direct download: 20180620_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

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.

Direct download: 20180619_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

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.

Direct download: 20180618_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EST

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.

Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool.  Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool (use the promo code “Fool”)

 

Direct download: 20180614_MarketFoolery_use.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

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.

Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.

 

Direct download: 20180613_marketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

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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Direct download: 20180612_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

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 EST

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 EST