MarketFoolery (podcast)

Discovery Communications’ 4th-quarter profits came in higher than expected, but cable subscribers in the U.S. fell.  Analyst Simon Erickson shares why Discovery’s global footprint (and the 2018 Winter Olympics) should give investors optimism.  We also discuss how Bitcoin’s value has quadrupled over the past year as the SEC considers approval of a first-ever Bitcoin ETF.  Plus, shares of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen spike on potential buyout reports and we’re heading back to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2017!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

The S&P 500 hits $20 trillion in market cap.  Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss the SEC’s investigation of Hain Celestial’s accounting and the latest results from Restaurant Brands (parent company of Burger King and Tim Horton’s).  Plus, Netflix is FINALLY getting into the business of merchandising.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Shares of Twitter plummet on disappointing earnings. Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger talk Twitter and delve into earnings from Whole Foods, Proto Labs, and Markel.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_09_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger is leaving in mid-2018.  How strong a successor does he need?  Investor-at-large Tim Hanson analyzes the state of the Magic Kingdom, as well as the latest earnings from Zillow and Panera Bread.  Plus we delve further into Snap’s upcoming IPO and discuss underrated soups!  Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

General Motors had a strong 4th-quarter by almost any measure. Unfortunately investors looked at EVERY measure and decided to sell off the stock.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses GM, Michael Kors’ latest quarter and the steadily-outperforming Church & Dwight.  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.  Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.  

Direct download: 20170208_MF.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

Hasbro’s 4th-quarter profits get a boost from some princesses.  Analyst Jason Moser discusses the economics of Super Bowl ads and how much longer Bob Iger will remain as Disney’s CEO.  Plus, we take a look at Snap’s IPO filing and decide to sit this one out. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Facebook’s mobile ad revenue continues to dominate. Analyst Simon Erickson shares why he believes Facebook’s increased spending in 2017 is a good thing for long-term shareholders.  Plus we discuss the latest with The New York Times, InvenSense, updated information on the “bacon shortage” and the looming groundhog civil war in Pennsylvania.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_02_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Apple’s record quarter was noteworthy for iPhones sold, as well as strong growth in the Services segment.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker discusses what Apple should do with its ever-increasing pile of cash, as well as the latest earnings from Electronic Arts and Align Technology.  Plus, we try not to panic over America’s bacon shortage and spend more time than we should talking about Groundhog Day.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02_01_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

Shares of Under Armour plummet on slowing sales. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross discuss what it means for investors and delve into earnings from Coach and MasterCard.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_31_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Fitbit lowers guidance and announces layoffs. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss Fitbit’s options, including which type of business might make the best acquisition. Plus, Rite Aid’s buyout offer from Walgreens just got lower. We try to make sense of Cummins’ valuation and share the company’s awesome origin story.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01_30_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT