When is a burger more than just a meal?  Chris Hill reflects on the benefits of taking a break and his recent trip to Austin, Texas meeting with listeners.  Plus, he shares what he learned from a serendipitous encounter with the man behind Excaliburger.  Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_28_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

Now that interest rates are rising and bonds are more attractive, are dividend stocks on their way out?  Ron Gross analyzes the state of dividend stocks and share what investors should look for when they want to add some income to their portfolio.  Plus, Ron discusses his approach to portfolio management. 

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_27_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Forget that stuff in the back of your closet, let’s talk about spring cleaning your portfolio! Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson discusses his own approach to portfolio maintenance and why he’s interested in Square.  We also discuss the rebalancing of the Fool 100 Index and why Red Hat and Discover Financial Services are in the mix.  Plus, we talk our plans for spring break and Tim shares the origins of his “Standing in line with locals” approach to travel. For more information on the Fool 100 index just go to

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_26_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the massive data breach. And shares of Guess jump after the fashion retailer reports strong earnings. Ron Gross and David Kretzmann weigh in on those stories and share some questionable fashionable decisions. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to

Direct download: 20180322_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Another day and still no word from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the company’s data debacle.  Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the challenges facing the social network.  Plus, we discuss the vote Tesla shareholders are having on Elon Musk’s compensation package as well as the Nordstrom family backing away from taking the company private. 

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Direct download: 20170321_Marketfoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Oracle shares fall despite strong 3rd-quarter profits. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Oracle’s struggle to diversify its revenue streams. Plus, we discuss Uber suspending its autonomous driving testing, and last week’s listener meet-up in Austin, Texas.  (Tangents include focus groups, a weekly magazine called “Newsweek”, and the relative appeal of lip balm.)

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_20_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Facebook falls after Cambridge Analytica gains unauthorized access to data from more than 50 million people.  Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the potential long-term damage to Facebook’s reputation and overall business.  Universal Display falls 14% after Apple reportedly starts building its own screens. Plus, we discuss the finite value of trade industry media and the latest in the Shipping Wars between UPS, DHL and FedEx.

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Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_19_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:26pm EDT

By 2020 the esports industry could reach $5 billion.  We wrap up SXSW Week by talking with Macy Mills, head of business development at Gameinfluencer.  She discusses the connected world of sports and esports, why leagues like the NBA are investing in the next generation of games, and how opportunities abound for the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  Plus, we share a little something from Prinz Grizzley and his Beargaroos.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_15_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How has the center of government turned into a growing center of business and entrepreneurship?  We stop by the WeDC House to talk with Keith Sellars, President & CEO of the Washington DC Economic Partnership, about the rising tech scene in the DC area. Plus, we talk about Amazon’s search for a 2nd headquarters and share a little something from Flasher.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_14_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What does the future of retail look like?  Industry Focus host Dylan Lewis shares insights from SXSW sessions he’s attended on the retail industry and Facebook’s inner workings. Plus, we discuss Google’s bet on smart speakers and share a little something from the Vandoliers.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_13_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Simon Erickson kicks off SXSW Week with some observations from Elon Musk’s keynote, as well as why 2018 may be the beginning of the end for the smartphone.  Plus, we discuss why investing analysis is about to get slightly more difficult, give a preview of the most ambitious technology on the SXSW Trade Show floor, and share a little something from Jackie Venson.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_12_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Cigna buys Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash and stock deal. What will the healthcare deal mean for investors? Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle that question, weigh in on Costco and Kroger earnings, and discuss Amazon’s $22 billion commitment to Whole Foods.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_08_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

If you missed out on buying shares of Netflix (when it was much smaller), we have some good news. Matt Argersinger analyzes the upcoming IPO of iQiyi, the video-streaming giant in China, and shares why investors should take a good long look. Plus, we discuss Coca-Cola’s first foray into selling alcoholic beverages and why a little volatility can be good for opportunistic investors.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_07_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Target’s digital sales are on the rise, but not enough for Wall Street’s liking. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape and the Nordstrom family’s latest attempt to take the company private.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss the Fox Network’s aggressive goals for advertising reduction. (Tangents include our upcoming listener meet-up in Austin, real-life courtrooms vs. TV courtrooms, and more.)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_06_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm EDT

Blue Apron shares fall on Walmart announcing its rolling out meal kits to thousands of stores this year. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the move and try to find a silver lining to Blue Apron’s increasingly cloudy future. Plus, we discuss another new challenge for Wells Fargo and the rapidly falling morale at Snap.

Direct download: 20180305_MarketFoolery.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Best Buy and Kohl’s post surprisingly strong 4th-quarter results, but the stocks have different reactions. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the retail landscape, including L Brands’ continuing battle with declining mall traffic.  Plus, advertising giant WPP is having difficulty in an increasingly digital world. We discuss those stories as well as Bill Ackman exiting his short of Herbalife.   (Tangents include the Academy Awards, the flavor blue, and our upcoming listener happy hour in Austin, Texas!)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03_01_2018.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT