MarketFoolery

Disney reports weaker-than-expected earnings because of a Martian movie flop.  Hermes reports a sharp increase in luxury goods sales.  And shares of Yahoo! decline over concerns about its business in China. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_11_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5 billion dollars.  Is picking up the telephony company a good deal for Microsoft? Hertz and Avis engage in a bidding war in the battle for Dollar Thrifty.  Should investors take stock in the rental car industry? Our analysts discuss those stories and talk about the latest chapter in Greece's financial woes.

 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_10_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Shares of AIG fall to their lowest level in more than eight months.  Was the federal government's investment in the insurance company really worth the risk? And social networking site LinkedIn gets ready for its public market debut.  Will its IPO conect with investors?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_09_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

The social networking site Renren makes its debut on the public markets.  How does the "Facebook of China" compare to the Facebook of the United States? Green Mountain Coffee Roasters serves up big earnings. Will the coffee company continue to grind out big returns?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_04_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

Pfizer reports an increase in quarterly profits but shares fall.  Bridgepoint Education reports better-than-expected earnings on strong enrollment numbers.  And the CEO of Dish Networks says that Netflix probably has an "insurmountable lead" in streaming video.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_03_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

What kind of long-term effect will Osama bin Laden’s death have on markets around the world?  Our analysts discuss that question and tackle some Berkshire Hathaway-sized questions in the wake of the company's annual meeting.  What industry would Warren Buffett invest in for the next 50 years? How does Buffett really feel about gold? And who will succeed Warren Buffett?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_05_02_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:43pm EDT

ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell report big earnings.  What other stocks will benefit from higher oil prices? Facebook and Baidu are reportedly teaming up in China.  How complicated will their relationship be?  And Procter & Gamble deals with higher commodity prices.  Should investors take stock in the consumer products giant?  Our analysts discuss those stories and offer up some marriage advice for Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_28_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

Amazon reports a decline in first-quarter profits but shares jump on strong revenue growth and better-than-expected guidance.  Is Amazon overvalued? What would an "Amazon tax" on internet commerce mean for the company's bottom line? What's Amazon's biggest opportunity?  What's its biggest challenge? Our analysts tackle those questions, delve into some big news from Nokia, and offer up three big questions for Warren Buffett.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_27_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm EDT

Netflix reports better-than-expected earnings and strong subscriber growth.  So why is one of our analysts seeing red?  Coca-Cola reports weaker-than-expected earnings.  Should Coke borrow a page from Pepsi and grab a snack?  And Ford reports its strongest first-quarter earnings since 1998.  Should investors take Ford out for a ride or is GM the better investment?

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_26_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

Apple and Google deal with concerns over customer privacy. A Federal investigation uncovers evidence that a Boeing oversight could be responsible for the Southwest Airlines fuselage rupture.  And Party City files for an IPO. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_04_25_2011.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT