MarketFoolery

Tronc buys The New York Daily News, while Verizon launches a rewards program that comes with a catch.  Jason Moser analyzes the respective moves and shares his skepticism about either one succeeding.  Plus, we wrap up “Mistakes Were Made” week by discussing why some company moves belong on a short leash and why you should never fall in love with a stock price.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_07_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Dave & Buster’s shares slide on disappointing sales. And Kohl’s partners with Amazon to offer smart home products. Matt Argersinger talks about those stories and shares one of his biggest investing mistakes.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_06_2017.mp3
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United Technologies buys defense contractor Rockewell Collins in a deal worth $23 billion.  Taylor Muckerman analyzes the deal and shares why UTX is in no danger of getting too big.  Plus, we borrow from our podcast colleagues at Industry Focus and kick off “Mistakes Were Made” week with a few thoughts on listening to smart analysts and listening to your own gut.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_09_05_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Turns out Wells Fargo opened 1.5 million fake accounts more than originally reported. So why isn’t the stock tanking?  Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds surveys the damage, and digs into the latest earnings from Campbell’s Soup and Land’s End.  Plus, we preview this weekend’s bonus episode of Industry Focus and next week’s launch of brand new edition of “The Motley Fool Investment Guide”.  (For more details, go to http://book.fool.com)

Direct download: 20170831_MarketFoolery.mp3
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Gilead Sciences buys Kite Pharma for $12 billion in cash. Kristine Harjes and Jason Moser analyze the deal and what it means for Gilead’s future.  Plus, Uber gets a new CEO (courtesy of Expedia), Fitbit rolls out a new smartwatch, and Whole Foods is now selling....Amazon Echo speakers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_28_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Chris Hill returns from Podcast Movement 2017 in California and shares a few observations from the conference.  As Houston residents prepare for Hurricane Harvey, investors prepare for the impact on the energy industry and potential for disruption to multiple supply chains.

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Direct download: 20170825_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:02pm EST

Brian Richards (head of Fool Asia) returns from his trip to Singapore, Hong Kong & Japan!  We discuss the attractiveness of the BAT stocks (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent), Tom Gardner’s keynote speech, and the culture of basketball in Hong Kong.  To access content from Tom Gardner’s speech in Singapore, just go to www.Fool.Sg/InvestFair2017.

Direct download: 20170822_MarketFoolery.mp3
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Just how many companies will actually blame the solar eclipse for their earnings miss next quarter?  Jason Moser analyzes the prospect of former GE CEO Jeff Immelt taking the wheel at Uber.  Starbucks makes the cover of Barron’s, begging the question of just how attractive the stock’s valuation.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to make a recommendation to a novice whiskey drinker.

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Direct download: 20170821_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

Walmart’s online sales rise 67%.  Aaron Bush analyzes the retail landscape, Alibaba’s latest results, and Elon Musk dabbling in esports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_17_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm EST

2nd-quarter profits for both Target and Urban Outfitters came in higher than expected, but only one of those stocks is soaring today.  Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker digs into the retail industry, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss ETFs, diversification and more. 

(Tangents include things to do in Memphis, the classic film “Diner” and shark vs. tiger.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_08_16_2017.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EST