MarketFoolery (podcast)

Lululemon athletica and RH both rise on strong 1st-quarter reports, but MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker is more bullish on one than the other.  Plus, Suntrust and BB&T unveil the name of their recently-merged $66 billion bank and it’s……Truist??? We share our reactions, as well as the business case against the new name. (Tangents include competitive yoga, why the Stanley Cup is the best trophy in North American sports, and how the classic movie “This Is Spinal Tap” relates to the 6th-largest bank in the U.S.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.13.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Dave & Buster’s misses quarterly earnings by one penny and shares drop 22%. Seth Jayson analyzes why a new multi-year low isn’t enough to get him interested in this stock. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s annual meeting, TheStreet.com leaving the public markets, and a preview of Lululemon athletica’s upcoming earnings report.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06.12.2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

Casey’s General Stores hits a new all-time high after blowout 4th-quarter earnings.  Bill Mann analyzes how Casey’s is quietly a threat to McDonald’s. Plus, we discuss Foxconn’s potential move out of China, Wells Fargo’s challenge to find a new CEO, and highlights from FoolFest 2019.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

United Technologies and Raytheon combine forces to form the second largest aerospace and defense company in the U.S. Salesforce.com buys Tableau Software. Video conferencing technology company Zoom continues its rise. And Canadian cannabis producer Tilray surges on good news.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

GameStop shares fell nearly 40% this morning. Can anything save the video game retailer? Jason Moser analyzes prospects for survival. Plus, we discuss Salesforce.com’s strong 1st-quarter report, augmented reality takeaways from Apple’s WWDC, and share a preview of this year’s FoolFest.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Box (cloud storage) and Lands’ End (apparel) are two very different businesses, but what do they have in common?  Both are looking like potential buyout opportunities. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest quarterly results from Box, Lands’ End and Tiffany. Plus, we celebrate the state of California coming to its collective good senses regarding the health merits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

The U.S. Department of Justice is going to have a few questions for the folks at Google. Emily Flippen analyzes whether Alphabet should pre-emptively spin off a business and prospects for the stock. Nestle gears up to launch the “Awesome Burger” in the U.S. Plus, Emily shares a couple of stocks she’s going to be focusing on at our upcoming “FoolFest 2019” event and we preview our YouTube Live Q&A!

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Direct download: 20190603_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Greg Fitzsimmons is one of the most popular stand-up comedians in America.  Having played in clubs all over the country, Greg has also produced stand-up specials for Netflix and Comedy Central and won multiple Daytime Emmy Awards as a writer on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” He’s also the host of the popular and long-running comedy podcast “Fitzdog Radio”.  In this conversation we discuss the business of comedy, the impact of Netflix, the role of social media, what makes a good comedian, and the worst heckle Greg ever received. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_31_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Dollar Tree and Dollar General report solid 1st quarters. Both stocks rise, with Dollar General’s hitting a 52-week high. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes how both retailers have steadily grown their businesses. Movado Group, on the other hand, is hitting a 52-week low because luxury watches just aren’t selling like they used to. Plus, Bill shares a few things he observed at a recent investment conference in Singapore. (Tangents include great luxury watch scenes in “Trading Places” and “Doctor Strange”, and this weekend’s bonus interview with comedian Greg Fitzsimmons!)

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Direct download: 20190530_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Canada Goose and Abercrombie & Fitch fall 25% after their latest quarterly reports, but Seth Jayson thinks one of those is an overreaction. It’s a retail-heavy show as we discuss those companies and the treading-water existence of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Plus, Seth shares some helpful tips for working out in hot weather.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

Global Payments merges with Total System Services on an all-stock deal worth $21.5 billion. Jason Moser analyzes the deal and shares why Global Payments’ margin for error is getting smaller. Plus, we discuss why Citigroup bailed on the Apple credit card, Facebook’s plans for crypto, and the surprisingly big weekend “Aladdin” had at the box office.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Best Buy falls on guidance while L Brands soars after beating very low expectations. Ron Gross analyzes the retail landscape, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to share experiences getting caught in a value trap. Plus, with the start of summer grilling season this weekend, we offer a few tips to make your summer more delicious.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Target pops on earnings thanks to strong same-store sales growth. Nordstrom plummets on slowing sales and problems with its loyalty program. And Lowe’s gets hammered after cutting its full-year forecast. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser tackle those stories and discuss the future of retail.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:06pm EDT

Matt Koppenheffer returns after a far-too-long absence from the studio to share his thoughts on Warren Buffett in the wake of Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest annual meeting. Ascena Retail Group brings a merciless end to the Dressbarn era by announcing the closure of 650 stores, which triggers an ominous statistic for traditional bricks-and-mortar retail. Plus, Matt discusses his work at MyWalletHero (www.mywallethero.com) and why he’s excited about Beyond Meat’s recent IPO.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans to recommend approval of the $26.5 billion-dollar merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. Dan Kline analyzes the future of telecom in a post-merger world. CBS offers to buy Starz from Lionsgate Entertainment in an attempt to add content to its streaming service. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss, for the first time in a long time, Cisco Systems, as well as how HBO plans to compete now that “Game Of Thrones” is over.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

We’re back with another non-investing bonus episode!  Hang on as longtime Fool Roger Friedman returns to join MFAM Funds’ Bill Barker and Chris Hill to discuss the relative importance of Roman numerals, cursive writing, and knowing how to drive a stick-shift.  We share summer jobs we had as kids, cities that surprised us (in a good way) and which liquor brands we’d put on Mount Rushmore.  We also discuss “Avengers: Endgame” [SPOILERS], which great movies Roger hasn’t seen yet, and the amazing game producer Dan Boyd used to play with his father. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_18_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Walmart’s stock approaches an all-time high after same-store sales growth in the 1st quarter was the strongest in nearly a decade.  Seth Jayson analyzes Walmart’s ability to steadily improve e-commerce sales. SpaceX gets ready to launch satellites with an aim towards building a high-speed internet network. And with Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest 13-F filing, we discuss Warren Buffett and his team buying Amazon, selling Phillips 66, and trimming its position in Southwest Airlines.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT

E-commerce giant Alibaba posted strong 4th-quarter results. So why isn’t the stock moving? Emily Flippen analyzes the report and shares why she thinks Alibaba has a lot of runway ahead of it.  We discuss the latest quarterly reports from Tilray and Aurora Cannabis, and Emily warns investors to look beyond pure-play marijuana producers. Plus, with Tim Horton’s adding Beyond Meat options to its menu we debate the future of the meat-substitute industry.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT

Walmart announces free next-day delivery on its most popular items. Disney takes control of Hulu. And Ralph Lauren reports some unfashionable numbers for North America. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and weighs in on the future of NBC’s streaming service.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

The Supreme Court rules 5-4 that a lawsuit against how Apple manages its App store can proceed. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the potential damage. Plus, we discuss Uber’s 2nd day of trading, how the latest in the US-China trade war is affecting the market, and Bed Bath & Beyond’s sudden need for a new CEO.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

Shares of Roku surge on earnings. The video streaming device company added more than 2 million subscribers but is not profitable. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss the future of Roku, weigh in on earnings from Disney and Etsy, and talk about the potential for a Facebook break-up.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Match Group shares hit an all-time high after a stellar 1st-quarter report. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Match Group’s growing strength and how crucial Tinder is to the business. Lyft shares hit a new low after its first-ever quarterly report features a loss of over $1 billion. Wendy’s and Papa John’s produce similar 1st-quarter reports in that both chains are facing challenges (albeit different ones). Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of MarketFoolery!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Tyson Foods gets ready to take on Beyond Meat. Emily Flippen analyzes the future of plant-based meat substitutes and shares why even free beer promotions won’t help SeaWorld Entertainment in a meaningful way. Plus, we discuss Planet Fitness’ plan to open 225 new gyms this year and how they’ve sustained 12 straight years of sales growth.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Now that the dust has settled from Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting, Kraft Heinz would like to restate some earnings and Warren Buffett would like to remind Elon Musk about the relative difficulty of the insurance industry. Jason Moser analyzes why Kraft Heinz has more problems that its accounting and why Tesla’s new business is facing challenges. Starbucks got some surprising publicity that it couldn’t have bought if it wanted to. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the downside of index funds.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Under Armour rises on strong international sales. Fitbit scores with its smartwatches. Eventbrite tumbles on growing losses. And Tesla raises more money. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and talk Square and the war on cash.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

Apple’s latest quarter (and dividend hike) were enough to push the company’s market cap over $1 trillion again. Aaron Bush analyzes how Apple’s focus on its services division is going. Shopify’s shares rise 10% after 1st-quarter revenue growth impresses Wall Street. Plus, we share takeaways from Facebook’s developer conference and marvel and how Yum China increased sales at its KFC locations.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_01_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

Alphabet’s ad revenue growth slows down in the 1st quarter and $70 billion gets shaved off the company’s market cap. General Electric shares rise after the company loses less money than expected. McDonald’s and Texas Roadhouse post similar same-store sales growth in their respective 1st quarters, but only McDonald’s sees its stock rise. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why McDonald’s decisions around bacon and donut fries paid off. Plus, we preview our next “Apropos Of Nothing” episode!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_30_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

With an opening weekend record $1.2 billion in box office receipts, “Avengers: Endgame” not only rules the movie industry but also sets Disney up for the launch of Disney+ and higher sales in its consumer products division. Spotify hits 100 million paying subscribers. And 1st-quarter results for Restaurant Brands International were affected by weather. (Yes, really.) Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares what she’ll be watching when Alphabet reports after the closing bell.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_29_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Facebook posts record profits in the 1st quarter, while Microsoft’s 3rd-quarter report pushes its stock to a new all-time high. Bill Mann analyzes the latest for these two tech behemoths and shares why Microsoft has the most valuable recurring-revenue franchises in the world. Plus, we wonder why Tesla shares aren’t falling further after posting a big loss in the 1st quarter, and try to make sense of Chevron and Occidental Petroleum making competing bids for Anadarko Petroleum.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

iRobot’s 1st-quarter profits came in higher than expected, but shares are falling 20%. Ron Gross analyzes the results and shares how looking past the headline can explain iRobot’s rough day. Domino’s Pizza shares pop despite the slowest same-store sales growth in more than 5 years. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the link between market highs and IPO offerings.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_24_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Twitter and Hasbro pop on strong 1st-quarter results. Procter & Gamble increases its dividend for the 63 year in a row. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to get some on-the-ground research from Burger King’s “Impossible Whopper” test in the greater St. Louis area.
(Tangents include Bill’s upcoming trip to Singapore, investing in addiction, and how our listeners compare to listeners of other business news podcasts.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

If you were looking forward to Samsung’s event on Wednesday unveiling its new Galaxy smartphone with a foldable display, bad news. Samsung postponed the event after early reviews of the device were much worse than expected. Seth Jayson analyzes the potential ripple effects and shares why Samsung made the right move. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss buying stocks with high valuations and Seth shares why he’s watching consumer goods stocks this earnings season.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Shares of Johnson & Johnson rise on strong earnings and strong growth in prescription drug sales. AT&T unloads its stake in Hulu. And Walmart announces a fashionable partnership with Kidbox. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share some fashion hits and misses.   Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to Linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Waste Management buys Advanced Disposal Services for $3 billion in cash. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross talk about the big deal with trash and evaluate the prospects of Waste Management’s market-beating stock. Plus, we discuss Best Buy’s new CEO and take stock in Tiger Woods’ big win at the Masters.   Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to Linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

 

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Software company PagerDuty soars in its Wall Street debut. Tesla slips on news about its Gigafactory. And Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos challenges the competition. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and debate the merits of Paramount's planned prequel to Grease.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

Delta Air Lines posts a strong 1st quarter.  Analyst Emily Flippen shares why she’s not surprised, and why JetBlue’s reported move to transatlantic routes is a smart one. Levi Strauss delivers its first quarterly report as a public company, but we can’t get over how expensive it looks. Plus, with earnings season getting ready to heat up Emily shares why she’s looking forward to the latest report from Atlassian.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Bank of America announces its raising its own minimum wage to $20 an hour. Conveniently, this news comes 24 hours before BofA’s CEO appears (along with other bank CEOS) before the House Financial Services Committee.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes that news, Cerner Corp’s new board members, and Kellogg’s selling off its cookie brands.  Plus, as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss value stocks you’ll notice we spend a bit of time talking about General Electric when we really mean General Motors.  (Thanks in advance for your patience.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Pinterest prices its IPO range at $15 - 17 a share. Dan Kline analyzes the conservative price and shares why management’s taking the long view could pay off big for future shareholders. As the NCAA men’s basketball championship game gets ready to tip off, we discuss the rise of sports betting and which businesses stand poised to benefit. Plus, we tip our jester caps to Proctor & Gamble hitting a new all-time high as it enters its 62nd straight year of raising its dividend!

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Shares of Tesla slip on slowing sales as a federal judge begins hearings on whether Elon Musk violated a fraud agreement. And Constellation Brands gets a boost from beer as it unloads some wine. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and weigh in on Warren Buffett’s next big acquisition. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

GameStop shares fall after warning of a loss in the current quarter. Will the company’s 5th CEO in just over a year have the answers? Emily Flippen analyzes the troubled video game retailer, as well as the latest results from Dave & Buster’s. Plus, we discuss the rise of meatless companies, the FDA’s upcoming hearing on legalizing CBD, and more.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_03_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Delta Air Lines raised guidance on next week’s earnings report, which sent shares of all major U.S. airlines higher. Bill Mann analyzes the rationale for the ripple effect and shares the one airline stock he owns. (Hint: It’s not in the U.S.) We discuss Lyft’s suddenly-challenged stock price and the potential effect on Uber’s upcoming IPO.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about cash, as well as our April Fool’s Day episode.

Direct download: 20190402_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT

Roman Financial crushes 4th-quarter results sending the stock up 10%. Shares of McCloskey Holdings (aka, “the next Baby Berkshire”) hit an all-time high. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the latest founder-led businesses hitting new highs.  Plus, we discuss the latest hot IPO and whether investors should jump in now or wait for a pullback.

 

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

Lululemon athletica hits a new all-time high while shares of PVH Corp. (parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger) pop 15%. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker compares the two apparel companies and analyzes the relative valuations of their stocks. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Five Below and dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss long-term shorting.

(Tangents include how many weeks are in a year, the Easter bonnet industry, and Opening Day for Major League Baseball.)

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

Southwest Airlines cuts its first-quarter forecast due to the grounding of its 737 Max fleet. Tesla’s new chairman defends Elon Musk’s Twitter habit. And Facebook and Google discover the danger in paying bills. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann discusses those stories and explains the significance of the inverted yield curve.

Direct download: 20190327_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond shares pop 25% as activist groups look to clean house.  Abi Malin analyzes the role short-selling plays in today’s stock move, as well as how spinoffs could lead to a brighter future for the challenged retailer. Plus, we share our reactions to Apple’s big event and discuss McDonald’s biggest acquisition in 20 years.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Pinterest filed their S-1. Lyft’s IPO is Friday. And Uber is buying ride-sharing company Careem Networks for $3 billion. Jason Moser analyzes all three unicorns as they prepare for the public markets. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss global payments businesses Klarna and AfterPay Touch, as well as sharing what we’re hoping to see in Apple’s big event.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Biogen falls 30% after halting trials for its Alzheimer’s drug. Healthcare analyst (and Industry Focus host) Shannon Jones discusses potential next moves for the suddenly-embattled pharmaceutical company. CVS starts selling cannabis products in eight states. Plus, a federal judge sides with the maker of Dum Dum lollipops in a battle against Tootsie Roll.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

FedEx shares fall as it deals with Brexit, the threat of Amazon, and a whole lot more. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the near-term future for FedEx, as well as the latest results from General Mills.  Plus, we discuss Levi’s impending IPO.  (Tangents include competitive dock-jumping, breakfast cereals, and Bad Idea Jeans.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Tilray reports a wider-than-expected loss but sales more than double. Should investors take stock in the Canadian cannabis producer? What’s the best way to invest in the cannabis space? Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen tackle those questions and talk Apple, Netflix, and the future of video.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

“It’s like trying to run a race in the fog.”  That’s how senior analyst Seth Jayson describes trying to predict how Uber and Lyft will get to profitability.  We discuss those businesses in advance of their impending IPOs, plus we sift through the wreckage of 4th-quarter reports from Overstock.com and Lumber Liquidators.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_18_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

Dollar General falls despite a relatively strong 4th-quarter report.  Tailored Brands (parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank) falls 25% after same-store sales in the 4th quarter fall.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why Tailored Brands is not a buying opportunity.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss reverse stock splits and the Fool 100 Index.  (Tangents include award-winning pies and the classic film “Blazing Saddles”.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Aurora Cannabis pops 10% when a famous activist investor enters the scene.  Aaron Bush shares how he views activist investing and why he’s not buying Aurora Cannabis on this news. Plus we discuss Spotify’s complaint against Apple Music and dip into the Fool Mailbag to examine the best ways to invest in video games and the rise of esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

Stitch Fix surges on strong earnings and upbeat guidance. Will the personalized apparel company continue to deliver for investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question, delve into earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods, and celebrate the 30th birthday of the World Wide Web. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Boeing shares fall after another deadly crash involving its 737 Max 8 aircraft. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the challenges for Boeing, as well as a big merger in the gold mining industry between Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining. Plus, we discuss innovations in professional baseball with producer Dan Boyd sharing his strong opinions from behind the glass.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook wanted to become a "privacy-focused communications platform." What would a move toward privacy mean for investors?  Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss Facebook’s need for privacy and dig into earnings news from Barnes & Noble and Kroger.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch rises 20% on better-than-expected earnings. So why isn’t analyst Emily Flippen impressed? We discuss the challenged apparel retailer’s future, along with the latest earnings from Dollar Tree, Brown-Forman, and NIO (the “Tesla of China”).

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Target rises on strong holiday results. Salesforce.com falls on guidance (not results). Abi Malin discusses those stories, analyzes the current landscape for food delivery stocks, and shares her Fat Tuesday experiences.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm EDT

Gap prepares to spin off Old Navy into a separate public company. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Gap’s stagnant revenue growth over the past 15 years and shares why Old Navy has earned a higher multiple from investors. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss shorting stocks, a potential acquisition of FedEx, and how our “Apropos Of Nothing” episodes are actually not that bad!  (Tangent’s include Bill’s birthday, medical school teachings about coffee, Christopher Walken’s dance moves, and more.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Laura Adams became the first star of financial podcasting in 2008 when she started hosting the “Money Girl” podcast.  An award-winning writer and personal finance expert, Laura sits down with Chris Hill to discuss her origins in finance, how she got started in podcasting, which financial headlines give her cause for concern, and much more.


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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:20pm EDT

WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, craters on disappointing earnings. Can WW investor and spokesperson Oprah Winfrey help right the ship?

Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross tackles that question, digs into better-than-expected earnings from Best Buy, and talks about the latest from biotech company, CRISPR.

 

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Direct download: 20190227_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

A federal judge gives Tesla CEO Elon Musk a March 11th deadline.  Bill Mann analyzes the latest in the ongoing saga of Musk, his company, and one of the most hotly-debated stocks in the public markets. We admit we thought Etsy’s business was cute but after its latest blowout earnings we’re thinking otherwise.  Plus, we discuss the latest in the U.S.-China trade debate.

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

Berkshire-Hathaway posted a loss in the 4th quarter. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders and shares why a new acquisition probably won’t happen in 2019. Plus, we delve into GE’s $21 billion sale of its biopharma unit to Danaher, and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_25_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

Domino’s delivers solid 4th-quarter results, but shares fall. Meanwhile Boston Beer pops 11% on strong profits and optimism for 2019. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to ponder Facebook’s valuation.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_21_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:32pm EDT

Texas Roadhouse posts solid comps growth in the 4th quarter. David Kretzmann analyzes why the management team is just one reason he likes this restaurant. Plus, we discuss Tesla’s latest executive departure and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_20_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Walmart reports strong quarterly earnings fueled by toys, groceries, and e-commerce. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser take stock in Walmart’s happy holidays, discuss Alphabet’s new investment in the war on cash, and weigh in on a Facebook rival to Alexa and Siri.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_19_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Coca-Cola shares have their worst day in over a decade. Apple gets ready to launch a video streaming service. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories and answers the timeless question, “How many stocks should someone have in their portfolio?”  Plus we discuss a survey about Americans’ attitudes towards Netflix, including how many would choose Netflix over sex.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43pm EDT

TripAdvisor stumbles, while Activision Blizzard gives shareholders their first good day in a while. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest earnings from those two companies, and discusses Wall Street’s impact on the upcoming baseball season. Plus, Disney gives shareholders a reason to smile as it drops the first teaser trailer for “Frozen 2”.  (Tangents include producer Dan Boyd’s array of skills, which Disney movie will make the most money, and MarketFoolery’s end date.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

A Bank of America Merrill Lynch Survey finds that professional investors took their highest cash positions in 10 years during the month of January. Ellie Mae gets acquired. And Amazon buys the router company Eero and stirs up privacy concerns. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser dig into those stories, talk Shopify and Under Armour earnings, and go to school on educational technology company Chegg.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_12_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT

Morgan Stanley buys Solium Capital for $900 million. Abi Malin analyzes why the deal makes sense for Morgan Stanley and shares why investors should expect more deals in the banking industry.  Plus we look at the latest results from Restaurant Brands International and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_11_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

SunTrust and BB&T team up to create the 6th-largest bank in America.  Bill Mann analyzes the deal and shares why he’s optimistic about the combined entity’s future. Plus, we discuss Twitter’s 4th-quarter disappointment and Chipotle’s surprising comps growth in its own 4th quarter.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Snap shares pop 27%, so why aren’t we more encouraged? David Kretzmann analyzes the social media company’s struggles and shares why time is running out for Snap to succeed. Disney’s 1st-quarter results come in higher than expected, but all eyes are on the company’s streaming services. Plus, David shares investing takeaways from his trip Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT

Despite 4th-quarter revenue of more than $39 billion, shares of Alphabet fell due to concerns about spending. Emily Flippen analyzes the latest results and shares why the cloud business bears watching. Plus, we discuss Viacom’s new deal with Netflix, preview Disney’s upcoming earnings, and share some programming news of our own.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_05_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

After the Super Bowl, isn’t it appropriate that Papa John’s is in the news? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the ongoing drama with Papa John’s, as well as the latest earnings report from Clorox. “Merger Monday” lives up to its name as Ultimate Software is acquired in an all-cash deal worth $11 billion. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss dividend reinvestment strategies, and debate the ripple effects of a single beer commercial during the Super Bowl.  (Tangents include charcoal brands and how seriously Anheuser-Busch InBev takes their marketing.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_04_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

Facebook shares have their biggest post-earnings rise in 3 years, Apple bans a Facebook research app from its store. PayPal’s costs are rising, but its 4th-quarter report gives investors plenty of reasons for optimism. Tesla’s CFO is leaving while Intel’s interim CEO gets the “interim” tag removed. Jim Mueller analyzes those stories, and shares how he looks at a company’s management when he’s evaluating the business.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm EDT

Shares of Apple rise on earnings despite declining iPhone sales. Apple disclosed that the total number of iPhones worldwide is 900 million. But what do declining iPhone sales mean for investors? Does Apple need a second act? Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser tackle those questions, dig into SiriusXM earnings, and debate whether there’s life after Howard Stern.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2019_v2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Verizon closes out the fiscal year with a whimper, not a bang. PG&E’s stock rise after the California utility files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and shares why the U.S. Department of Justice is not messing around with its indictment of Huawei and the company’s CFO. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the deadly disaster in Brazil that involves Vale, the world’s largest iron-ore miner.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_29_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

NVIDIA shares take a hit after the chipmaker warns quarterly revenue will drop because of the economic slowdown in China. Caterpillar drags down the Dow after 4th-quarter sales came in lower due to (wait for it!) lower demand in China. Emily Flippen analyzes the results and shares why NVIDIA has more challenges than just the ones in China. Now that the federal government is open for business again we discuss how many companies will use the month-long shutdown as an excuse for future misses. Plus, producer Dan Boyd weighs in with the results of this morning’s taste test of the new limited-edition Oreos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_28_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

JetBlue, Alaska Air, Southwest, and American Airlines all saw their stocks take off today on the latest batch of earnings. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes this cyclical industry, as well as McCormick’s disappointing 4th-quarter report. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the relative price swings of individual stocks. (Tangents include phases of the moon, the baseball Hall of Fame, and the latest limited-edition Oreos.)

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_24_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Big Blue shares pop on a good 4th-quarter report and guidance for 2019. Aaron Bush analyzes the challenges facing IBM and warns investors not to get too excited. Plus, we discuss Comcast’s latest results and the activist shareholders pushing for more spinoffs from eBay.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_23_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

What happens with a board of directors suddenly backs out of a deal? In the case of Arconic, the aluminum parts manufacturer, one result is shares hitting a 30-year low. Taylor Muckerman analyzes the prospects for a rebound and shares why investors are right to be unsettled. Plus, we discuss restaurants that are bucking the current trend of lowering guidance and share an investor’s guide to this mornings Academy Awards nominations.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_22_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Bill Mann and Chris Hill celebrate the life and legacy of Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard and creator of the first index fund.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_17_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Financial technology provider Fiserv announces plans to buy payment processor First Data in a $22 billion all-stock deal. United flies higher on strong earnings. Snap sinks on news that its CFO is leaving after only 8 months on the job. And McDonalds loses a Big Mac battle. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser tackle those stories and talk about some surprising news from Apple. 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_01_16_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

JP Morgan Chase misses quarterly results for the first time in nearly 4 years, but it’s CEO Jamie Dimon’s comments that have our attention. Bryan Hinmon, chief investment officer at MFAM Funds, analyzes Dimon’s current view of the U.S. economy. Bryan also shares why Mastercard and Fastenal are two of the five quarterly conference calls he always makes time to listen to. Plus, we discuss Netflix raising prices and the ripple effects of their decision.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_15_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

Lululemon raises guidance after a surprisingly good holiday quarter. Gannett pops 20% on a takeover bid. PG&E files for bankruptcy as the stock price craters. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, shares why World Wrestling Entertainment is one of the few stocks he owns, and discusses the future of sports media rights.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_14_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Shares of Macy’s plummet on disappointing holiday sales. Is Macy’s a bargain or should buyers beware? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question and discuss earnings news from Target and Bed, Bath, & Beyond.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_10_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Constellation Brands falls after lowering guidance for 2019 thanks to a write-down in its investment in Canopy Growth. Lennar wraps up its fiscal year by deferring guidance altogether. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the beverage and housing industries. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag in search of coffee stocks.

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_09_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Why is Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross watching the financial industry this year? We discuss stocks his radar and two CEOs investors would do well to keep an eye on. Plus, Andy weighs in with reckless predictions about business and sports!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_08_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Roku rises more than 20% on strong pre-earnings data. Seth Jayson shares why he compares Roku to Switzerland and analyzes the video streaming landscape for investors. Plus, we share takeaways from last night’s Golden Globe awards and Seth talks about the importance of having a “temperament edge.”

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_07_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT

Apple falls after CEO Tim Cook lowers revenue guidance for the 1st quarter. Bristol-Myers Squibb gives Celgene shareholders $74 billion reasons to smile. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the latest headlines and what it means for investors. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss investing for your (adult) children. (Tangents include company rebranding fails, Harry Potter’s effect on today’s mega-merger, and why Bill hasn’t been in the studio in awhile.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_03_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Happy new year? More evidence of an economic slowdown emerges from China. Seth Jayson analyzes the current state of uncertainty in the stock market and shares why he’s taking a closer look at the energy and materials industries this year. Plus, Seth shares why Eagle Materials is on his radar, why he’s not necessarily shying away from restaurant stocks, and why household names like Alphabet, Facebook, and Home Depot look attractive.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_02_2019.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Imagine finding out that for 35 years you’ve owned shares of one of the biggest companies in America.  Chris Hill wraps up 2018 with a story about his late father and a long-lost stock.  Plus, he shares a few thanks, and a few thoughts on how marathon running and investing are even more alike than previously thought.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_31_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

We survived Christmas! Jason Moser analyzes two deals from the world of banking and finance.  Ameris Bancorp merges with Fidelity Southern in a move to strengthen its position in the southeastern United States. Shares of British payment company Earthcorp soar 280% after Visa comes knocking with a check for $250 million. Plus, we discuss the recent volatility and share why investors need to be prepared for more of the same.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the 4th time this year. Matt Argersinger analyzes the recent (and continuing) volatility and shares five stocks he has bought recently.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to take stock of iQiyi (aka, the “Netflix of China) and Matt shares why he believes Berkshire-Hathaway is as close to a “can’t-miss” stock as exists right now.

 

Holiday Music: “All For Christmas” by Sebastian Forslund

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

FedEx has its worst day in 10 years. Bill Mann analyzes why the comments of CEO Fred Smith are worthy of every investor’s attention. The Russell 2000 index officially enters bear market territory.  And start-up fintech company Robinhood gets a call from their friendly neighborhood regulator. Plus, Bill shares a key piece of non-investing advice he received on this day 19 years ago.

 

Holiday Music: “Aires De Navidad” by n’klabe

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Ok seriously, how SHOULD we be thinking about apparel stocks?  Seth Jayson analyzes the landscape and shares why U.S. investors should be paying more attention to what’s happening in Europe.  Plus, more talk about Uxin and we dip into the Fool Mailbag and ponder if shares of Skechers are cheap for a reason or just cheap.

 

Holiday Music: “Let It Snow” by Boys II Men

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

It's time for another round of Yes, No, or Maybe So. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser share two stocks they're bullish on, two stocks they're bearish on, and two stocks they're on the fence about. Emily weighs in on Chinese used car dealer Uxin, JCPenney, and Stitch Fix. And Jason talks PayPal, Zillow, and Apple.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_17_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

Tailored Brands (parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A Bank) falls 30% on rough guidance. Visa moves to help companies eliminate paper checks. Markel falls when regulators come knocking on the front door. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the two stocks he bought shares of last week. Plus, KFC is selling fried chicken-scented logs for your fireplace, and we’ve got a holiday sale at http://shop.fool.com for the investor in your life!

 

Holiday Music: “O Come, All Ye Faithful“ by Twister Sister

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

The market gets a boost from a Wall Street Journal report that China is working to increase access for overseas companies. Tencent Music rises in its Wall Street debut. And Dave & Buster’s declines on earnings. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss these stories and talk about Verizon’s broken Oath.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT

Stitch Fix falls 30% on weak 2nd-quarter guidance, while Ascena Retail Group pops 25% on better-than-expected comps. What in the world is going on???  Emily Flippen analyzes the apparel retail landscape and shares why she’s not treating Stitch Fix’s drop as a buying opportunity.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer two important questions: What’s the rule-of-thumb when your stock gets bought out?  How come ducks don’t get frostbite?

 

Holiday Music: “Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over” by Jack White

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

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 EDT