The first episode of MarketFoolery was January 5, 2011. What if you’d bought and held the stocks discussed that day? Chris Hill wraps up the year with a few thoughts on investing in both the stock market and your personal wellbeing.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.31.2020.mp3
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AstraZeneca’s vaccine gets UK approval, but the FDA has yet to decide. Bill Barker analyzes that story, reacts to 2021 precitions about the price of oil and a return to domestic travel, and shares why future investors might not realize how crazy 2020 was for the stock market.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.30.2020.mp3
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Square is considering an acquisition of TIDAL, a music streaming service. Jason Moser analyzes the pros, cons, and potential price tags of a deal, and offers an overview of the financial industry for 2021.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.28.2020.mp3
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After more than 30 years, Clark Howard is retiring from daily radio. A best-selling author, Clark was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2015. Chris Hill shares a few thoughts on Clark’s impact, as well as a conversation they had in 2013 about Clark’s latest book, tips for teaching kids about money, and more. They also discuss the greatest money advice Clark ever gave Chris.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.26.2020.mp3
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Chris Hill checks in to see how your last-minute shopping is going before he hands the show off to the immortal Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.24.2020.mp3
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Bill Barker shares why the CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna get his vote for “CEO of the Year” and why Bob Iger gets his honorable mention. Plus we discuss mishaps involving AT&T and Kodak, preview an upcoming bonus episode, and thank listeners for their feedback on the recent “Kringle, P.I.” episode.


Holiday Song - “Take You to the Cool” by Shaggy (feat. Richie Stevens & Conkarah)


Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.23.2020.mp3
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Shares of Sportsman’s Warehouse pop 35% as Great American Outdoors Group takes it private. One Wall Street firm upgrades The RealReal, but how big is the addressable market for luxury consignment? Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares why Ajay Banga of Mastercard and Randy Garutti of Shake Shack get her votes for “CEO of the Year”.


Holiday Song - “Merry Christmas, Baby” by Otis Redding

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.22.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

Nike’s 2nd-quarter report sends shares to a new all-time high. JP Morgan Chase announces a plan to buy back $30 billion worth of shares. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to kick the tires on Digital Turbine. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and previews his interview with Kevin O’Leary from “Shark Tank” on the Industry Focus podcast.


Holiday Song - “Santa Stole My Lady” by Fitz and the Tantrums

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.21.2020.mp3
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After more than a year “Apropos Of Nothing” is back! Pull up a chair as Bill Barker and Chris Hill join Bill Mann in his back yard for a wide-ranging conversation about the Mount Rushmore of soups, interview questions we wish we could take back, whether Diner is a Christmas movie, and Barker’s idea for a detective series starring Santa Claus.


Holiday Music - “Frosty the Snowman” by “Michael Keaton and the Jack Frost Band”

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.19.2020.mp3
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Accenture hits a new high after crushing 1st-quarter results. Tim Beyers analyzes the global consulting firm, shares why “load factor” is a key metric for the airline industry, and wonders why Twitter keeps changing its mind on what it wants to be.


Holiday Song - “How Do You Spell Channukkahh” by The LeeVees

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.17.2020.mp3
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Tilray and Aphria merge to form the largest cannabis producer in the world. BlackRock, the biggest investor in the world, shares details on how it will be evaluating companies in 2021 and beyond. AMC Entertainment ponders bankruptcy. Is there a pure-play investment in non-dairy alternatives?

Bill Barker analyzes those stories, and we issue a final warning about our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.


Holiday Song - “(I'm Spending) Hanukkah In Santa Monica” by Tom Lehrer

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.16.2020.mp3
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Starting one of the most popular sites for the FIRE movement wasn’t in Grant Sabatier’s plan when he graduated from college in 2007. But after losing his job during the Great Recession, he was back home living with his parents and struggling to find a steady income. In this conversation, Grant shares how he turned things around, how he became an inspiration to others looking to improve their financial lives, and how he invests his own money.


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Holiday Song - “Swingin' Dreidel” by Kenny Ellis

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.15.2020.mp3
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A massive outage of Google services results in a massive shrug from Wall Street. Electronic Arts outbids Take-Two Interactive to buy UK-based game company Codemasters. Jason Moser analyzes those stories as well as what “The Office” moving from Netflix to Peacock will do to drive sign-ups and subscriptions.

Holiday Song - “Maoz Tzur” by Leslie Odom Jr. (Feat. Nicolette Robinson)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.14.2020.mp3
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The Federal Trade Commission and 46 states sue Facebook. Starbucks hits an all-time high after updating guidance for FY 2022. Airbnb sets to double on its first day of trading. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and offers a preview of next week’s “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.  To submit a topic for us to discuss please email!


Holiday Song - “Dreidel” by the Slackers

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.10.2020.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT

Shares of FireEye fall after the cybersecurity company gets hacked. Chewy’s 3rd-quarter report includes growing revenue and a smaller loss than Wall Street was expecting. John Rotonti analyzes those stories as well as the relative attractiveness of DoorDash’s business.


Holiday Song - “Winter Song” by Leslie Odom Jr. feat. Cynthia Erivo

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.09.2020.mp3
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Shares of Stitch Fix rise 45% on a surprising 1st-quarter report. Toll Brothers wraps up the fiscal year with a strong report, but shares of the luxury homebuilder fall anyway. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as AutoZone putting up big same-store sales numbers in the 1st quarter.


Holiday Song - “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” by John Lennon

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.08.2020.mp3
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Shares of Eastman Kodak soar more than 50% on Monday. Jim Gillies analyzes why the former film giant might have a promising future but the present is not attractive for investors. Plus, we get ready for Airbnb’s IPO on Thursday and take a closer look at Twist Bioscience’s secondary offering.


Holiday Song - “Merry Merry Christmas” by Keb' Mo'

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.07.2020.mp3
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3rd-quarter same-store sales for Dollar General rise 14%, but it’s not enough to impress Wall Street. Crowdstrike hits an all-time high after the cybersecurity company posts a surprising profit in the 3rd quarter. Stitch Fix falls on an analyst downgrade. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares why investors should consider having a place in their portfolio for cybersecurity stocks.


Holiday Song - "Pretty Paper" by Dolly Parton (with Willie Nelson)

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.03.2020.mp3
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With a $27 billion acquisition of Slack, Salesforce sets its sights on Microsoft. Jim Gillies shares why Slack shareholders should be happy with the deal, and analyzes why Blackberry has been on a tear lately. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss early morning trading hours and what negative equity means for investors.


Holiday music - “Snow” by Leslie Odom Jr.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.02.2020.mp3
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Zoom Video posts a strong 3rd quarter but concerns over slowing revenue send the stock south. Shares of Kohl’s pop 14% after the retailer announces a 10-year partnership with Sephora. Plus, we answer a listener question about potential investments for a “war on meat”. Bill Barker analyzes those topics and pitches his idea for a TV series involving Santa Claus, as we kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music.


Holiday music - “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Shaggy

Direct download: Market_Foolery_12.01.2020.mp3
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