Chris Hill wraps up 2014 with a listener email, a few thoughts about Stephen Sondheim, and the journey that some (but not all) investors take.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_30_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT

“How can I get my kids investing?” is one of the most commonly-asked questions.  Chris Hill talks with high school senior McKenna Haase about how she got started, what adult investors can learn from teenagers, and her other passion in life: sprint car racing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_29_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT

3rd-quarter GDP grows 5%. Keurig Green Mountain recalls 7 million machines due to reports of burn-related injuries.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the state of hedge funds.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_23_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

We look back on the year in the energy industry, including the top energy stocks of 2014, a CEO of note, and a potential IPO for 2015.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_22_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Rite Aid soars. America runs away from Dunkin’ Brands.  And Oracle closes in on an all-time high. Plus we discuss investing opportunities in Cuba.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_18_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT

Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker breaks down the latest earnings reports from FedEx, Darden Restaurants and General Mills.  Plus we discuss the relative importance of analyst upgrades & downgrades.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_17_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Motley Fool Funds analysts Tim Hanson and Nate Weisshaar analyze Russia’s rising interest rate and falling ruble.  Plus, they share insights (and travel tips) from their recent trips to South Korea and Brazil.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_16_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

PetSmart goes private in the biggest LBO of 2014.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the price of oil and energy stocks to put on your watchlist.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_15_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

Lululemon athletica rises on surprising Q3 results. LendingClub soars on its first day of trading.  Staples and Office Depot rise on talks of a potential merger.  Plus we analyze which office supplies are overrated and underrated.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_11_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Costco hits an all-time high after strong Q1 results. Krispy Kreme’s 2014 continues to be less awesome that Krispy Kreme’s 2013.  And Yum Brands continues to struggle in China.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_10_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch rise on news that CEO Mike Jeffries is stepping down.  AutoZone hits a new all-time high after another strong quarter.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_09_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

McDonald’s reports historically bad sales numbers. Merck buys Cubist Pharmaceuticals for $9.5 billion.  And we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore the future of fracking.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_08_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Motley Fool Funds analyst Tim Hanson shares his thoughts on gas prices, the strength of the U.S. dollar, global currencies and more.  Plus, he shares two international stocks for investors to put on their watchlists.  For more information on the Motley Fool Supernova service go to



Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_04_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch rises after beating incredibly low expectations.  Ascena Retail Group falls.  Burger King brings back the Yumbo after a 40-year hiatus.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and shares two international stocks on our radar.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_03_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

In the wake of competing analyst reports, where is Apple right now? Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and talk with Matt Argersinger about the upcoming Motley Fool Supernova event in Boston. For more information on the Supernova service go to

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_02_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Oil prices hit a 4-year low. Black Friday sales disappoint. Plus we celebrate Cyber Monday with 2 stocks that are on sale.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12_01_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Tiffany hits an all-time high.  Campbell's Soup rises on surprising profits.  Plus we discuss the importance of Black Friday and first-hand experience with Jack-In-The-Box's late night menu.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_25_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm EDT

Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker returns from Dubai to discuss the local investing scene, China lowering interest rates, Europe’s monetary policy, and (of course) coffee.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

James Early returns from his trip to discuss China’s economy, investing in A shares, and why visitors should explore the country off the beaten path.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_20_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:41pm EDT

Lowe’s hits an all-time high. Target rises on a surprising quarterly profit.  Plus we discuss the late-night menu driving Jack-In-The-Box’s strong sales and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_19_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

On today’s show the guys break down earnings reports from TJX Companies and Home Depot. Plus they take a look at the deal between Allergan and Actavis, and what it all means for the future of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_18_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

Halliburton buys Baker Hughes, but will Uncle Sam give the deal the green light?  Facebook aims to take out LinkedIn with its new “Facebook at Work” service.  Plus we discuss the world’s dwindling chocolate supply and search for a better name for “Internet of Things”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_17_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Hasbro is reportedly considering Dreamworks Animation as a new acquisition.  Twitter hosts a day for analysts.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether companies should be reporting earnings every quarter.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_13_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

On today’s show the guys discuss the latest fine levied against major banks. Plus they try to figure out what Yahoo! plans to do with its new purchase, how Macy’s can face the future, and if the US and China will really ever stop using coal.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_12_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT


Motley Fool Funds analyst Bill Barker weighs in on the latest market highs, whether secondary offerings are an automatic red flag for investors, and Alibaba’s surprising growth.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_11_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Why are WageWorks and Domino’s Pizza overvalued?  Why are Xoom and Thor Industries undervalued?  Our analysts share their thoughts and two other stocks investors might be sleeping on.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_10_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

On today’s show the guys chat about earnings from some of their favorite companies including Tesla, Whole Foods, Solarcity and more.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_06_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

Jim Gillies Week continues as he and Jeff Fischer take a look at the market post-midterm elections. Plus they analyze earnings from Activision Blizzard, Bridgepoint Education, and CaesarStone. 

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_05_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

Alibaba delivers its first earnings report and Wall Street likes what it sees.  Plus we analyze the latest results from Herbalife and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_11_04_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

It’s a Mailbag Monday as we answer questions from our dozens of listeners.  Topics include researching a company, dividend stocks, Qdoba vs. Chipotle, and more.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

Veteran finance writer Jonathan Chevreau discusses investing in Canada and why the word “retirement” needs to be retired.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:11pm EDT

Fool Australia analyst Matt Joass discusses the investing landscape in Australia, “ghost cities” in China, and how American brands are viewed Down Under.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_29_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

The price of oil is dropping.  We analyze the best opportunities in oil stocks right now, plus the latest results from Twitter and Buffalo Wild Wings.


Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_28_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

CVS and Rite Aid disable Apple Pay as they work on their own mobile payment system.  We analyze the battle for your wallet and dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss short-term investments, stocks for the next 20 years, and Halloween candy.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_27_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

Caterpillar and Tractor Supply rise on the combination of good earnings and low expectations.  On the flip side, Under Armour’s expectations could hardly be higher.  We analyze those stocks and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_23_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

Yahoo’s 3rd-quarter profits surprise Wall Street.  Plus we discuss the possibility of a conspiracy in the oil industry, the investing acumen of journalist Bob Woodard, and why Coca-Cola’s bottlers are a great leading indicator for Coca-Cola’s stock.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_22_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Apple, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Chipotle report their latest results.  We analyze their earnings and offer stock ideas to Warren Buffett.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_21_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

IBM sinks on dreadful 3rd-quarter earnings and drags the Dow Jones Index down with it.  Plus we analyze the latest results from Halliburton and Hasbro.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_20_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Netflix, eBay and Mattel all fall in the wake of their latest earnings reports.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_16_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Intel reports its highest quarterly revenue ever and shares still fall.  Macy’s makes the first move on Black Friday sales.  Plus we analyze the pros and cons of animated holiday TV specials.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_15_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

Johnson & Johnson and Domino’s Pizza both reported better-than-expected 3rd-quarter results, but only one stock is hitting a new all-time high.  Plus we discuss the outlook for housing-related stocks, the Berkshire Hathaway brand name, and Zillow’s TV ads.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_14_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

On today’s show the guys take a look at the topsy-turvy market in October and how investors should handle it. Plus they dive into the best energy stocks in town, the new deal between Targa and Atlas, and what the future holds for Westport and Clean Energy.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_13_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT

Ron Gross analyzes Carl Icahn’s open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook.  Plus we discuss Costco’s latest quarter and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_09_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:18pm EDT

Morgan Housel discusses the pros and cons of a strong dollar, the US exporting oil for the first time in nearly 40 years, and recent small cap woes.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_08_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

On today’s show they guys take a look at the tough news from SodaStream, The Container Store, and GT Advanced Technologies. But don’t worry, things are looking up for CalAmp.

Direct download: MarketFoolery_10_07_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Hewlett-Packard splits in two, while Yahoo mulls an investment in Snapchat.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share what we’re watching in advance of earnings season.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_06_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Motley Fool Funds analyst Tim Hanson discusses the protests in Hong Kong, investing in Latin America and Wayfair’s IPO.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_10_02_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT