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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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. 

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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

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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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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.

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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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