MarketFoolery

Amazon’s buying Whole Foods for $42 a share. So why is Whole Foods’ stock trading above $43? Jason Moser analyzes the potential for a competing bid, what shareholders need to know, and why Kroger isn’t dead yet. Plus we discuss the money behind live sports and the bid for TV ratings as the U.S. Open posts its 2nd-lowest audience ever.

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Direct download: 20170619_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Looking to allocate some of your portfolio into safer, blue chip dividend stocks?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds offers some ideas on where to find them. Plus we delve into the rise in interest rates, Kroger’s guidance cut (and resulting stock drop) and SeaWorld Entertainment’s chairman getting the boot from shareholders.

Direct download: 20170615_MarketFoolery.mp3
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Chris Hill reflects on this morning’s shootings in Alexandria, what happens when chaos knocks on your front door, and the challenge of being kind in the face of madness.

Direct download: 20170614_MarketFoolery.mp3
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It’s “Free Taco Day” at Taco Bell!!  Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann attempt to calm investors nervous over the Nasdaq’s mild (and brief) drop.  Then we dig into Nike vs. Under Armour after the NBA Finals, and the potential for MGM Resorts’ new eSports arena.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_13_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Jeff Immelt, longtime CEO of General Electric, announces his retirement and sends the stock higher. Taylor Muckerman shares why GE is favorite way to play the energy sector, and Jason Moser weighs in on the demise of Gymboree. Plus, we discuss the utter mess at Uber.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_12_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

While the former FBI director is busy across the Potomac River from Fool HQ, the News Fairy brought reports of Nordstrom contemplating private life. Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes Nordstrom’s fate, as well as the latest quarterly reports from Vail Resorts and JM Smucker.  (Tangents include “Ghostbusters”, kitty litter, and the Pillsbury Doughboy.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_08_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Chipmaker Ambarella falls on lowered guidance. Jason Moser analyzes Dave & Buster’s new all-time high and whether Pepsi shares are now in a different category than Coca-Cola’s.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to analyze the future of Boston Beer Co.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Apple uses the Worldwide Developer Conference to unveil “HomePod”, a new home assistant. David Kretzmann analyzes the device and shares why he believes Bose and Sonos have more to fear than Amazon and Google. Plus we dig into the latest quarter from Casey’s General Stores and the rise of eSports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_06_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:01pm EDT

Activist investor group Marcato Capital won a proxy fight to get three board seats at Buffalo Wild Wings, and longtime CEO Sally Smith has decided to retire. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze Smith’s incredible track record and wish good luck to whoever has to fill the enormous shoes she leaves behind. Plus, we share highlights from FoolFest 2017.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_06_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:33pm EDT

Michael Kors hits a 5-year low as same-store sales plummet.  Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker surveys the retail landscape and compares Kors to the strong sales from J. Jill.  Plus, we discuss Kellogg’s layoffs in the wake of falling sales and which breakfast cereals belong on Mount Rushmore.

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Direct download: 20170531_MarketFoolery.mp3
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