MarketFoolery

The holiday season can be a joyous, fun time. It can also be tough for any number of reasons. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts about the sudden loss of a Motley Fool colleague, before handing the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_23_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond struggles, while Pacific Gas & Electric suspends its dividend in the face of mounting lawsuits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest on both. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and shake our heads in amazement as Long Island Iced Tea Corp. pivots to blockchain technology. (Tangents include New Orleans restaurants vs. San Francisco’s, the Ark of the Covenant, and the comedic stylings of Bob Newhart.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_21_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

FedEx hits a new high while Stitch Fix gets hit with margin pressures. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses those stories and hands out his awards for Best (and Worst) CEO of the Year, Business Quote of the Year and more. Also, the holiday music festival rolls on with a little help from the late, great John Holt!

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_20_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:47pm EDT

Jack in the Box rises on news that it’s selling Qdoba. Olive Garden serves up strong results. And the Dow breaks another record. Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss these stories and talk about some challenges with the Disney/Fox deal. The Godfather of Soul also makes an appearance as we continue to bring you fresh music this holiday season!

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_19_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Just days after taking a medical leave of absence, CSX announced that CEO Hunter Harrison has died. Taylor Muckerman discusses Harrison’s life as an industry titan, and how crucial he was to the recent success of CSX.  Plus, we analyze the challenges facing movie theaters and get Taylor’s pick for CEO of the year. MarketFoolery’s holiday music marathon rolls on with a little help from Tom Waits.

Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool.  Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Disney buys most of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for 52.4 billion in stock. What does the deal mean for investors? What does the deal mean for Netflix and other competitors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser talk about some winners and losers in the Disney deal. And Boyz II Men keeps MarketFoolery's holiday music festival going strong!

 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_14_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

Hasbro rises as investors realize a new Star Wars film is opening soon.  Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the toymaking landscape and shares why it’s probably just a matter of time before Mattel gives in to Hasbro’s acquisition offer. Plus, we discuss a stumble by Casey’s General Store.  (Tangents include the “Superman Building” in Rhode Island, Wawa’s first-ever DC store, and the prospects of an LL Bean sponsorship.) MarketFoolery’s holiday music bonanza continues with a little help from The Raveonettes.

Direct download: 20171213_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Pepsi orders 100 trucks from Tesla. Stitch Fix has been public for less than a month but is already off to an impressive start.  Google and Facebook battle for traffic. David Kretzmann analyzes those stories and more, as the MarketFoolery holiday music drive gets a boost from Six13. To get a limited-edition holiday shave set while supplies last, go to Harrys.com/Fool

Direct download: 20171212_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Verizon shells out $1.5 billion to live-stream NFL games over the next five years. Jason Moser analyzes whether Verizon made the right move. Plus, we discuss United Natural Foods’ recent comeback, and Apple’s latest move in the increasingly-interesting streaming music industry. MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from The Weather Girls.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

JP Morgan believes shares of Tesla could fall 40% in the next 12 months.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson lays out a methodical, numbers-based case for what could trigger just such a scenario.  Plus, we talk holiday retail against the backdrop of Lululemon Athletica’s new 52-week high, as well as the Fool 100 Index. MarketFoolery’s holiday music festival continues with some help from The LeeVees.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT