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Okta buys rival Auth0 for $6.5 billion in stock. Square buys Tidal for $300 million in cash and stock, and adds Jay-Z to the board of directors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and discusses whether American Eagle Outfitters’ recent hot streak is sustainable.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.04.2021.mp3
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Nordstrom’s 4th-quarter results were (on the surface) so much better than those of Ross Stores, so why are both stocks falling the same? Dollar Tree adds $2 billion to its stock buyback plan. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, plus FuboTV’s 300% rise over the past year (and 15% drop today).

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.03.2021.mp3
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Despite all the positive aspects of their respective 4th-quarter reports, shares of Mercadolibre and Zoom Video are falling today. But that pessimism isn’t shared by Jim Gillies, who says those two stocks are “as far away from the sell button” as any he owns. Jim analyzes their results as well as the latest quarter from Kontoor Brands, the parent company of Lee and Wrangler jeans.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.02.2021.mp3
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Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine gets the green light as the company prepares millions of does to be deployed this week. Netflix cleans up at the Golden Globe Awards while Disney has an opportunity to make a splash in April. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss weighing positions in new stocks vs. existing positions.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_03.01.2021.mp3
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Shares of Papa John’s and Domino’s fall despite double-digit comps growth. Best Buy lowers expectations for 2021. Teladoc Health’s 4th-quarter loss was bigger than expected. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and how Bath & Body Works (and their candles) is the engine driving results for parent company L Brands.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.25.2021.mp3
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Square wraps up a strong fiscal year but shares fall on slowing growth. Same-store sales for Lowe’s grew 28% in the 4th quarter, but pessimism remains about 2021. Despite a rough 4th-quarter report, Six Flags hits a 52-week high on optimism for “The Great Reopening”. Clay Bruning analyzes those stories, and shares some boots-on-the-ground research from his days at a Six Flags theme park.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.24.2021.mp3
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Home Depot closes out the fiscal year with a strong quarter. Macy’s turns a profit in Q4 but gears up for a year of recovery and rebuilding. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, secondary offerings from Shopify and Carnival Cruise, and his inexperience with conspiracy theories.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.23.2021.mp3
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Discovery Communications’ streaming service gets off to a hot start, sending shares to an all-time high. Korn Ferry’s stock hits a 52-week high after stronger-than-expected 3rd-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Boeing’s latest headline risk and the potential for “re-opening” stocks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.22.2021.mp3
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If Walmart wrapped up its fiscal year with strong comps in the U.S., why is the stock falling 6%? What should you do when the company you own shares of is bought by another company? Jim Gillies analyzes those questions and introduces Medpace Holdings, a clinical research business he thinks more investors should know about.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.18.2021.mp3
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January retail numbers surprise Wall Street. Tractor Supply buys some growth. Shopify shares fall despite strong 4th-quarter results. Hilton Worldwide treads water as it wraps up its fiscal year. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest investments: Chevron and Verizon.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.17.2021.mp3
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CVS Health’s 4th-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Ceva pops on a strong end to the fiscal year. AutoNation hits a new high and announces a $1 billion share buyback plan. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss the passing of Marriott CEO Arne Sorensen and his legacy leading the largest hotel chain in the world.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.16.2021.mp3
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Zillow pops 16% on a strong 4th-quarter report and a heated-up housing market. Uber loses less money in the 4th quarter than expected. Bill Mann analyzes those stories as well as the global shortage of semiconductor chips.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.11.2021.mp3
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Twitter shares rise after a strong end to the fiscal year. Lyft’s 4th-quarter loss is smaller than expected, which sends the stock higher. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, as well as Under Armour’s surprising holiday quarter and the challenge ahead for CEO Patrik Frisk.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.10.2021.mp3
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Glu Mobile shares pop 30% as the mobile game developer gets bought by Electronic Arts. Simon Property Group and Jones Lang LaSalle project optimism for the year ahead. Chegg wraps up a strong year. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to revisit Bill’s math on the eBay’s returns and discuss the latest study on the health benefits of coffee.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.09.2021.mp3
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Cerence posts record results in the 1st quarter. Hasbro wraps up the fiscal year with a mixed 4th quarter. Target’s new in-house apparel brand hits $1 billion in sales. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Super Bowl ads and companies that advertised in the Super Bowl in 2002.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.08.2021.mp3
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PayPal hits a new high on strong 4th-quarter results and 2021 guidance. Ebay’s story (in terms of results, guidance, and stock movement) is similar to PayPal’s. GrubHub falls on a disappointing 4th quarter, while shares of Canada Goose rise more than 25%. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and ponders the relative merits of a $125 face mask.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.04.2021.mp3
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Amazon’s 4th-quarter revenue of $125 billion takes a back seat to the news that founder Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO. AWS founder (and longtime Amazon employee) Andy Jassy will become Amazon’s CEO later this year. Shares of Alphabet pop 7% as 4th-quarter results are highlighted by Google’s core ad business and revenue growth from YouTube. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, as well as the latest quarterly results from Chipotle.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.03.2021.mp3
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Alibaba’s cloud computing division is profitable for the first time ever. Pfizer’s 4th-quarter results were mixed. UPS wraps up a very strong fiscal year. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and shares why, despite their great year, UPS is in a precarious position.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.02.2021.mp3
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The CEOs of Chevron and ExxonMobil talked last year about a potential merger. McCormick serves up higher sales in the 4th quarter. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and offers a preview of Amazon’s upcoming earnings report.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_02.01.2021.mp3
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1st-quarter revenue for Apple crossed the $100 billion mark. Facebook’s 4th-quarter results took a back seat to Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about Apple. Tesla’s 4th-quarter revenue of nearly $11 billion was offset by lower-than-expected earnings. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories and weighs in on the hottest new soap opera “As The GameStop Turns”.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.28.2021.mp3
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Microsoft hits a new high after 2nd-quarter cloud revenue impresses Wall Street. Shares of AMC Entertainment triple as short-sellers run for the exits. AT&T’s 2nd-quarter report shows solid growth in HBO Max subscribers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as a decidedly mixed 1st-quarter report from Starbucks.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.27.2021.mp3
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3M wraps up the fiscal year with better-than-expected profits. Pepsi teams up with Beyond Meat, sending shares of the latter up 20%. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and discusses the escalating battle between retail investors and short-sellers over shares of GameStop.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.26.2021.mp3
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Americans have (collectively) $1 trillion more in their checking accounts than a year ago. What will they spend that money on in a post-pandemic world and which companies stand to benefit? Jason Moser and Chris Hill share why they’re optimistic about Vail Resorts, Airbnb, Etsy, Lowe’s, Chewy, and DraftKings.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.25.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm EST

Travelers boosts the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a strong 4th-quarter report. Baker Hughes and Kinder Morgan fall slightly despite better-than-expected earnings. United Airlines loses nearly $2 billion in the 4th quarter. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jack Welch’s tenure running General Electric and storylines for this weekend’s NFL championship games.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.21.2021.mp3
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Netflix soars 14% higher after global subscriber growth comes in much higher than Wall Street was expecting. Procter & Gamble puts up strong quarterly numbers that fail to move the stock. Alibaba shares pop on a long-awaited sighting of founder Jack Ma. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, and shares why U.S.-China relations is the key to chip maker ASML Holdings’ year ahead.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.20.2021.mp3
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Bank of America wraps up the fiscal year with a mixed quarter. Lumentum makes a $5.7 billion bid for rival laser company Coherent. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Swedish live casino provider Evolution Gaming and the relative benefits of investing in the QQQE ETF.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.19.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm EST

Delta Air Lines wraps up the worst fiscal year in its history. Nordstrom struggles as holiday same-store sales fall more than 20%. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and delves into how and why GameStop’s stock has doubled in just one week.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.14.2021.mp3
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Investors react as Intel CEO Bob Swan resigns and VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger gets ready to take his place. Shares of KB Home rise as 4th-quarter results (and 2021 guidance) come in higher than expected. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and the holiday sales results from Target and Urban Outfitters.  

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.13.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

Zoom Video and Lemonade announce secondary stock offerings. Shake Shack shares pop on preliminary good news about its 4th-quarter results. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares what he’s watching in 2021.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.12.2021.mp3
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Twitter falls after permanently suspending POTUS from its platform. NCR tries to outbid Apollo Global and Hudson Executive Capital to buy Cardtronics, an operator of ATMs. Shares of Lululemon rise on increased guidance. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, discusses Airbnb’s recent IPO, and shares what he’s going to be listening for on conference calls when the Big Banks report earnings starting this Friday.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.11.2021.mp3
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Mere hours after an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building, democracy won the day.  Bill Mann and Chris Hill discuss the stock market’s rise in the aftermath of Wednesday’s events, whether Chinese stocks will be delisted, and the current whereabouts of Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Plus, Bill shares why he would choose South Africa for his ambassador post.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.07.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

The Senate elections in Georgia send ripple effects to the market, as cannabis and solar stocks pop. Walgreens sells its drug distribution to AmerisourceBergen in a cash & stock deal worth $6.5 billion. Wyndham Destinations buys Travel & Leisure magazine from Meredith Corp. and announces a new corporate name and ticker symbol. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and considers which ambassador post he would prefer under a Mann administration.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.06.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Three years ago Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced a partnership that would end up becoming Haven Healthcare. Now the partnership (and Haven) is dissolving. Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf announces he’s leaving after seven years in the corner office. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, and shares thoughts on portfolio allocation as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. Plus, we take a moment to reflect on the 10-year anniversary of this podcast.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.05.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Teledyne buys FLIR Systems in a cash & stock deal worth $8 billion. Roku is in advanced talks to buy Quibi’s entire catalog of content. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Chipotle’s new “rice” offering and the impending launch of McDonald’s much-anticipated crispy chicken sandwich.

Direct download: Market_Foolery_01.04.2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EST