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 Jan 6, 2020
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 Aug 28, 2019
This podcast does a great job to give a weekly round-up of the markets. It's fun and interesting. They supply a wealth of knowledge and a long term investment mindset. I am happy to call myself one of the dozens of dedicated listeners.

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Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar. New episodes available every Friday.

Episode Date
Giving Thanks For Stocks
38:41

It’s our Thanksgiving Special! Host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser explain why they’re thankful for Cerence, Nike, and PayPal. We discuss why investors might want to avoid stock market turkeys Blue Apron, Macy’s, and Slack. And since no Thanksgiving is complete without dessert, we dig into a few slices of humble pie and talk Zillow and EPR Properties. Our analysts explain why they don’t want to talk about Robinhood, stock splits, or “Stay at home” stocks at the Thanksgiving table. Plus, we revisit our conversation with Collaborative Fund’s Morgan Housel, author of the best-selling book, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness. 

Nov 27, 2020
A Gem for Thanksgiving
01:39

Looking for a movie to fit the Thanksgiving season? Nell Minow, corporate governance expert and film critic, shares why the often-overlooked Thanksgiving movie “What’s Cooking?” is worth finding.

 

Nov 24, 2020
Retail Surprises and the Future of Video Games
38:37

Walmart delivers big online sales. Target and Williams-Sonoma hit all-time highs. Home Depot and Lowe’s fall on earnings. Amazon gets into the pharmacy business. And Radio Shack returns! Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Intuit, Workday, Goldman Sachs, and Zaxby’s. Plus, Andy and Jason share two investment ideas on their radar: Cerence and Roblox. And Loup Ventures managing partners Gene Munster and Doug Clinton take stock in the future of video games and talk Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

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Nov 20, 2020
Pixar & Disney: Spanning the Range
03:25

Disney dominates the film industry, but within the company itself the studios are a smaller fish in a big pond. How much pressure is there for the animated films to generate revenue beyond the box office? Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar and longtime executive at Disney, shares how his teams maintain the balance between commercial output and artistic risk.

 

Nov 17, 2020
A Vaccine Boost
38:37

Pfizer announces encouraging results from its COVID-19 vaccine. Disney gives investors 73 million reasons for optimism. Beyond Meat reports a surprising loss. Lyft reports a surprising increase in revenue. And DoorDash prepares for an IPO. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Cisco Systems, DraftKings, McDonald’s, and Unity Software. And Ron and Jason share a couple of stocks on their radar: Cloudflare and Titan International. Plus, Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen talks about what the election outcome means for the cannabis industry.

 

Nov 13, 2020
Is Bitcoin Money?
03:23

Investors keep asking if bitcoin is a good investment, but is the digital currency actually, y’know…..money? Charlie Wheelan, author of the best-selling “Naked” series of books (e.g, Naked Economics) shares why bitcoin doesn’t pass the money test.

Nov 10, 2020
Election Drama and New All-Time Highs
38:41

Investors react to the election. Uber reports a big loss but scores a big win at the ballot box. The Trade Desk soars on earnings. CVS Health names a new CEO. Match Group and MercadoLibre hit all-time highs. Paycom and Qualcomm surprise. And Clorox cleans up. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on PayPal, Peloton, Roku, Square, Upwork, and Wayfair. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Alarm.com Holdings and Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Nov 06, 2020
Theranos & the Power of a Good Story
02:04

Theranos promised the world a breakthrough in blood-testing technology, until everything came crashing down in early 2018. Alex Gibney, director of the award-winning documentary The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley, discusses Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’ talent for telling a story.

 

Nov 03, 2020
Earnings and Elections
38:41

Alphabet surges on strong earnings. Microsoft reports higher profits but disappoints with guidance. Amazon reports record quarterly sales. Facebook falls on concerns over a decline in U.S. and Canadian users. Starbucks serves up a surprise. Apple dips on weak iPhone sales. And Netflix raises prices. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest results from Etsy, Pinterest, Shopify, Tupperware, Twitter, and Under Armour. Our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Wix.com, Inphi, and EPAM Systems. And we talk about what the upcoming election means for investors.

Oct 30, 2020
Chocolate Secrets from Inside Mars
04:05

Mars makes some of the most popular chocolate candies in the world. It’s dedication for secrecy rivals Willy Wonka. Joelle Glen Brenner, author of the book The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars, shares why secrecy is such a crucial ingredient in the industry.

Oct 27, 2020
Netflix, Tesla, and the State of the Movie Business
38:37

Intel falls on a big drop in its data center business. Netflix reports its weakest subscriber growth in 4 years. Tesla reports its 5th consecutive quarter of profitability. Southwest Airlines rises despite reporting its biggest loss ever. Chipotle falls despite a surge in digital sales. Procter & Gamble hits an all-time high. Boston Beer gets a big boost from hard seltzer and Twisted Tea. Coca-Cola reports better-than-expected profits. Quibi calls it quits. And Jack in the Box serves up chicken-scented face masks. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, weigh in on some recent dividend hikes, and share two stocks on their radar: Ameris Bancorp and CRISPR Therapeutics. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow shares some surprising insights on the state of the movie business.

Oct 23, 2020
The #1 Mistake Small Businesses Make
02:27

The overwhelming majority of small businesses in America are one-person operations. Unfortunately, there are aspects to running a business that even prepared minds don’t think of. Laura Adams, personal finance expert and author of Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, shares the most common mistake people make when starting a new business.

Oct 20, 2020
Apple, Amazon, and Common Sense Technology
38:37

Apple unveils its new iPhones. Fastly falls on TikTok concerns. United Airlines CEO predicts flying won’t return to normal until 2024. Amazon reports that third-party sellers brought in $3.5 billion on Prime Day. Intuitive Surgical deals with headwinds from the pandemic. Johnson & Johnson pauses its COVID vaccine trial. Disney restructures its business around streaming. Coca-Cola pulls the plug on Tab. And Edge Innovations makes robot dolphins a reality. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Visteon and Bed Bath & Beyond. Plus, Common Sense Media Founder Jim Steyer talks social media and the shifting technology landscape.

Oct 16, 2020
Tim Cook’s Leap of Faith
02:42

Even before he became CEO of Apple, Tim Cook was known as a steady operator who was both thoughtful and, at times, cautious. Best-selling author Leander Kahney shares how joining Apple in the late 1990s might have been the biggest risk Tim Cook has taken in his professional life.

 

Oct 13, 2020
When More is Not Better
38:41

Roku and Netflix rise on upgrades. AT&T prepares to sell DirecTV at a steep loss. Movie theater stocks AMC, Cinemark, and Cineworld tumble on news that Cineworld is closing all cinemas in the U.S. and U.K. IBM spins off its legacy business. AMD gets serious about acquiring chip maker Xilinx. Domino’s dips due to rising cheese costs. Software company Alteryx surges on a boost in guidance. Costco reports big sales numbers for September. And Apple and Amazon get primed for big events. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Equinix and EXP World Holdings. Plus, management consultant Roger Martin shares insights from his book, When More Is Not Better: Overcoming America’s Obsession with Economic Efficiency.

Oct 09, 2020
“The rest of your life begins now.”
02:53

Ever buy a ticket to something, not enjoy yourself, and stay anyway? Sunk costs can be a powerful force, but Professor Richard Nisbett says the smarter move is to resist them and walk out.

 

Oct 06, 2020
Market Uncertainty, Surprising Earnings, and Thinking Bigger
38:37

The market reacts to news that President Trump has tested positive for COVID-19. The Labor Department reports slowing jobs growth. Bed Bath & Beyond soars on surprising earnings. Twilio hits a new high. Pepsi gets a boost from snacks. McCormick serves up strong earnings and a stock split. Popeye’s gets into the chocolate-stuffed beignet business. And the Supreme Court of Ireland rules that Subway bread isn’t really bread. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stores and share two stocks on their radar: Union Pacific and Rocket Companies. Plus, journalist Matthew Yglesias talks about his new book, One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger.

Oct 02, 2020
Warning: Financial Jargon Ahead!
03:17

Financial jargon can make even the smartest people feel stupid. Jason Zweig, longtime columnist for The Wall Street Journal, shares his insights into why it works and how to get around it.

Sep 29, 2020
Costco, Tesla, and Temptation Bundling
38:37

Costco reports strong growth but shares slip. Nike just does it. AutoZone revs up revenues. Stitch Fix gets slammed. Tesla generates some buzz from Battery Day. Nikola founder and Chairman Trevor Milton abruptly resigns. Quibi explores strategic alternatives. And Amazon unveils an indoor drone security camera. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Unity and Inspire Medical. Plus, Wharton Professor and consumer behavior expert Katy Milkman talks temptation bundling and how an increase in temperature makes us bad at shopping.

Sep 25, 2020
Rethinking Transportation
02:33

When are the self-driving electric cars going to flood our streets and highways? Tony Seba, co-founder of the independent think tank RethinkX, believes it will happen sooner than most do. Part of his rationale has to do with how many companies and organizations he believes will be pushing for it to happen.

 

Sep 22, 2020
Let It Snow!
38:37

Snowflake dazzles with the biggest software IPO ever. Adobe reports record revenue. Lennar Corp raises the roof with big earnings. Nvidia makes a $40 billion buy. Telehealth company AmWell makes its debut on Wall Street. FedEx hits a new all-time high. Dave & Buster’s declines on bankruptcy concerns. And the nation prepares for a Peeps-free Halloween. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share a couple of stocks on their radar: Nike and Freshpet. Plus, award-winning personal finance expert Laura Adams offers helpful tips for anyone starting a business and shares other insights from her new book, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers.

 

 

Sep 18, 2020
Netflix & the Rise of Comedy Specials
03:04

Once upon a time, 1-hour comedy specials were a rare bird. Will the big investments Netflix has made in stand-up comedy backfire? Jason Zinoman, comedy critic for The New York Times, weighs in on the business of comedy.

 

Sep 15, 2020
Your Most Important Moneymaking Asset
38:37

Peloton revs up on earnings. Chewy wavers. RH Holdings hits a new all-time high. Lululemon tumbles. Citigroup makes history with a new CEO.  And investors refuse to cut Slack any slack. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Kroger and Dave & Buster’s. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Editas and Synaptics. And Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp talks portfolio allocation, dividend aristocrats, and how to grow your most important moneymaking asset.

Sep 11, 2020
Getting Rich vs. Staying Wealthy
38:53

It was the best August for the stock market since 1984. Is the market overvalued? What stocks should investors keep on a short leash? What stocks still have room to run? What should investors be focused on going forward? Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle those questions and weigh in on holiday retail, Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Teladoc. The guys share some surprising predictions about Chipotle and Tesla and share two stocks on their radar: Docusign and Walmart. Plus, the Collaborative Fund’s Morgan Housel shares insights from his new book, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons onWealth, Greed, and Happiness. 

 

Sep 04, 2020
Why You Make Bad Decisions About Money
02:53

Ok, it’s not just you. It’s all of us. Why do human beings tend to make bad decisions when it comes to spending money? According to Dan Ariely, best-selling author and professor of psychology and behavioral economics, a lot of it comes down to the environment we face as consumers.

 

Sep 01, 2020
TikTok Deals, Investing in Real Estate
38:37

Microsoft and Walmart team up to pursue TikTok. Salesforce reports a record quarter. Workday gets the job done. Okta hits an all-time high. Best Buy gets a big boost from online sales. Ulta Beauty surges. And McDonald’s adds some spice. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Chewy and Medallia. Plus, Matt Argersinger, lead advisor of Millionacres, a Motley Fool investing service, talks about the current environment for commercial real estate and shares some opportunities for investors in real estate today.

 

Aug 28, 2020
Change One Word to Win Support For Your Idea
02:41

Looking to get support for your ideas? Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of the best-selling book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, recommends using a key word when making the request.

 

Aug 25, 2020
Retail Records, Home Improvement Highs, and Pro Sports
38:37

Walmart reports big earnings and big growth in e-commerce. Target surges on record same-store sales growth. Home Depot and Lowe’s hit all-time highs. Uber and Lyft attempt to navigate regulatory concerns. Foot Locker gets a boost from its latest quarter and reinstates its dividend. Apple becomes the first U.S. company to hit a $2 trillion-dollar valuation. Citigroup makes a $900 million mistake. And Burger King gets creative with custom facemasks. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Ross Stores and Autodesk. Plus, Washington Post sports columnist Barry Svrluga talks about the future of the college and pro sports.

Aug 21, 2020
How Good is Your Investing Behavior?
01:52

Award-winning writer Morgan Housel shares how behavior can have a greater impact on your financial life than investing skills. His book The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness will be released September 8th.

 

Aug 18, 2020
Fortnite vs. Apple and the Future of Malls
38:41

Simon Property Group talks with Amazon about mall-based distribution centers. Microsoft announces plans to sell a $1,400 foldable phone. Marriott rises despite reporting its first quarterly loss in more than eight years. Apple and Fortnite engage in a battle royale. Lyft deals with sinking revenue and California concerns. SmileDirectClub gives investors something to frown about. And Starbucks, Dunkin’, and Hershey’s get a head start on fall and Halloween. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Bed Bath & Beyond and Qualcomm. Plus, Lakehouse Capital Chief Investment Officer Joe Magyer discusses investing during the pandemic, why digital payment companies are creating structural changes, and how his thinking on Berkshire-Hathaway has evolved.

Aug 14, 2020
David Bowie, Financial Genius
02:14

The late, great David Bowie was not just one of the most influential musicians of the past 50 years. He was also brilliant at hedging financial risk. In her book An Economist Walks Into A Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk, economist Allison Schrager explains how Bowie turned his song catalog into a bond.

Aug 11, 2020
Disney’s Streaming Surprise, Telemedicine Mergers, and Operation HOPE
38:37

Disney’s streaming service gets the job done. Wayfair crushes expectations. Arista Networks sells off despite beating expectations. Square gets a boost from the Cash App. Teladoc and Livongo Health enter into a telemedicine merger. Wix.com posts strong revenue growth but swings to a loss. Etsy generates triple digit revenue growth. Twilio reports record results, but the stock takes a breather. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: LivePerson and Health Catalyst. Plus, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist John Hope Bryant talks financial dignity and economic empowerment.

 

Aug 07, 2020
Making Solomon’s Paradox Work for You
01:48

Solomon’s Paradox, the ability to think more sensibly about other people’s problems than our own, is common. In her book Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World, Olga Khazan shares how people can use Solomon’s Paradox to their own advantage.

Aug 04, 2020
Revenge of the Big Tech Stocks
38:37

Amazon, Apple, and Facebook all rise on their latest earnings reports. Alphabet 2nd-quarter makes history, but not in a good way. PayPal and Teladoc Health hit all-time highs, while Visa and Mastercard deal with lower payment volumes. Andy Cross, Jason Moser, and Ron Gross analyze those stories, as well as the latest from Starbucks, UPS, Sherwin-Williams, Scotts Miracle-Gro, McDonald’s, and Pinterest. Plus they share three stocks on their radar: CEVA, Kinsale Capital Group, and J M Smucker.

 

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Jul 31, 2020
The Case for Breaking Up Big Tech
02:46

 Scott Galloway is a professor at NYU Stern and author of the best-selling book The Four: The Hidden DNA of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. As the CEOs of those four businesses get ready to head to Capitol Hill, Galloway makes the case for breaking up their companies.

Jul 28, 2020
Intel’s Drop, Microsoft’s Record, MercadoLibre’s Future
38:38

Intel plunges on chip delays. Microsoft declines despite a record quarter. Twitter pops on strong user growth. Chipotle serves up strong digital growth but slips on closed restaurants. Coca-Cola’s CEO says the worst is over. Intuitive Surgical surprises. Boston Beer surges. Tesla slides. Disney delays Mulan indefinitely. And Slack goes to war with Microsoft. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar:  Equinix and Qorvo. Plus, MercadoLibre’s Head of Investor Relations Federico Sandler talks online retail, online payments, and the future of the e-commerce giant.

Jul 24, 2020
Michael Lewis on the Two Men Who Changed Our Minds
02:08

Other than their fields of study Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky could hardly be more different. In The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds, best-selling author Michael Lewis shares how these two Israeli psychologists surprised their colleagues by not only working together, but also enjoying the process.

 

Jul 21, 2020
Twitter’s Hack, Silicon Valley’s Changing Landscape
38:37

The FBI investigates a major Twitter hack. Netflix sells off on earnings. Domino’s serves up strong sales growth. Banking software company nCino has a big Wall Street debut. Pepsi gets a boost from snacks. Fiat Chrysler & Peugot unveil Stellantis. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and the latest from Johnson & Johnson, UnitedHealth, and big banks. The guys also share two stocks on their radar: Boston Beer and 3M. Plus, CNBC reporter Kate Rooney discusses the latest with Robinhood, fintech, VC investing, and how Silicon Valley is rethinking office space.

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 17, 2020
Forget Networking. Ask This One Question.
02:19

“Marketplace Radio” host Tess Vigeland walked away from her job with no idea what was next. In her subsequent book, Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B, to Find the Career and Life You Really Want, she outlines a key piece of advice for anyone thinking about a job switch.

Jul 14, 2020
Buffett’s Buy and the Future of Restaurants
38:37

Retailers continue to struggle as Bed Bath & Beyond announces plans to close more than 20% of its stores over the next two years. Levi’s sales fall more than 60% for the second quarter. Berkshire Hathaway buys Dominion Energy’s natural gas assets. SiriusXM buys Stitcher. And Kraft Heinz makes mayonnaise ice cream a reality! Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Zoom Video Communications and Rollins. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes discusses the current state of the restaurant industry, Uber's acquisition of Postmates, and what restaurants will look like post-pandemic.

Jul 10, 2020
The Road to Success in Comedy
03:04

Back in the day a great stand-up comedy set on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” meant instant success, but so much has changed since then. Greg Fitzsimmons, stand-up comedian and host of the long-running comedy podcast “Fitzdog Radio”, explains that despite the increased competition comedy is still a meritocracy for those willing to work for it.

Jul 07, 2020
Tesla, Musk, and the Future of Movies
38:35

It’s our Independence Day Weekend Special! Corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow analyzes the latest corporate scandals and the future of the movie industry. Award-winning writer Morgan Housel talks with journalist and best-selling author Bethany McLean about Tesla, Elon Musk, and the business of fracking.

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Jul 03, 2020
The Summer of Beer and Whiskey
02:11

Professional baseball almost didn’t make it out of the 1880s. In his book The Summer of Beer and Whiskey, writer Ed Achorn explains how a new owner of the team in St. Louis helped saved the business of baseball with creative ideas like selling beer at the games.

Jun 30, 2020
Digital Ad Spending and the Power of Weird
38:37

Google deals with slipping ad sales while Facebook and Amazon gain market share. Amazon buys a new car. McCormick hits a new high. Nike stumbles. And Microsoft pulls the plug on its stores. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Albertson’s, Chuck E. Cheese, and Darden Restaurants. The guys share two stocks on their radar: Etsy and Houlihan Lokey. Plus, Atlantic writer Olga Khazan shares some insights from her book, Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World.

Jun 26, 2020
Is Grit Overrated?
02:11
Jun 23, 2020
Retail Rebounds, Dynamic Duos, and the CEO of DocuSign
38:37

Retail sales rebound in May. Walmart teams up with Shopify. Spotify teams up with DC Comics. Wirecard plummets on accounting concerns at the German payment firm. And Groupon investors react to quarterly results and a 1-for-20 reverse stock split. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, debate the finer points of Disney wine, and share two stocks on their radar: Skyworks Solutions and AeroVironment. Plus, DocuSign CEO Dan Springer talks about the big business of electronic signatures.

 

 

 

Jun 19, 2020
Diversity Is The First Step
01:58

What’s the key to unlocking your team’s potential? Jeff Weiner, longtime CEO of LinkedIn, shares key steps leaders can take to get the most out of a diverse team.

Jun 16, 2020
Fed Warnings, Stock Worries, and Mark Cuban
38:37

The market tumbles as the Fed Chairman warns the recovery might take a couple of years. Adobe hits an all-time high on record revenue. Lululemon slips on earnings. Starbucks closes some locations in the U.S. and Canada. Five Below hangs in. Chewy delivers. Grubhub snubs Uber. And Hertz revs up on news that the bankrupt rental car company is attempting to offer a billion dollars in stock. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Fastly and Globus Medical.  Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner and analyst Abi Malin talk with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban about the future of sports, the future of work, and the value of money.

Jun 12, 2020
Get Rid of the Jerks
03:09

When a business is looking to grow, it needs to figure out how to effectively spread excellence throughout its organization. Bob Sutton, Stanford professor and author of the book Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More, Without Settling for Less, shares that one way to do that is to get rid of the jerks.

Jun 09, 2020
Surprising Jobs Numbers and Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke
38:37

Investors react to surprising employment numbers. Zoom Video connects with its latest earnings and doubles revenue guidance. Slack sells off. And DocuSign delivers. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Dick’s Sporting Goods, eBay, and Levi Strauss. And Ron and Jason share two stocks on their radar: Target and FLIR Systems. Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke about the business of Shopify, the value of diversity, and the future of work.

 

Jun 05, 2020
Space 2020: Musk vs. Bezos 
02:04

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s company, launched NASA astronauts into orbit over the weekend. But they face competition from Jeff Bezos’ company, Blue Origin. Christian Davenport, author of the best-selling book The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., shares how Bezos has had cosmic ambitions his entire life.

Jun 02, 2020
Market Rebounds and Disney Reopenings
38:37

The total number of unemployment claims climbs above 40 million. Costco slips on earnings. Salesforce sells off. Dollar Tree and Dollar General rise on strong growth. Williams-Sonoma serves up a surprise. And Hertz Global files for Chapter 11. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, weigh in on the latest from Ulta Beauty, and share two stocks on their radar: Intercontinental Exchange and Bill.com. And we talk with Motley Fool contributor Rick Munarriz about Disney World's reopening, HBO Max, and the streaming wars.

 

May 29, 2020
The Power of Disagreement
01:52

When everyone is in agreement on a project or idea, is there a hidden downside? Jonah Sachs, entrepreneur and author of the book Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble and Bold When You Need it Most, reveals that finding constructive ways to disagree can be a key to unlocking creativity.

May 26, 2020
The Future of Real Estate and Retail
38:37

Facebook, MasterCard, and Spotify announce new work-from-home policies. Lowe’s, Home Depot, Target, and Walmart report big growth in same-store sales. The U.S. Senate passes a bill that would impose new listing requirements for Chinese companies. And Take-Two Interactive hits an all-time high. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of retail and the future of real estate. Our analysts share two stocks on their radar: TJX Companies and Pinduoduo. And Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers and Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline talk with TiVo CEO Dave Shull about television, streaming video, and the future of TiVo.

 

May 22, 2020
Bernie Madoff’s Gift
02:25

How did Bernie Madoff pull off the biggest Ponzi scheme in history? Diana Henriques, journalist and author of the bestseller The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, reveals that Madoff had an unusual gift for someone orchestrating fraud.

May 19, 2020
Retail’s New Record and the Business of RVs
41:22

Retail sales fall more than 16% in April. Uber and GrubHub explore a possible merger. Marriott and Under Armour tumble on disappointing earnings. Diagnostics company Quidel gets a big boost from the FDA. And DraftKings hits a new high. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the best way to build a portfolio. Our analysts share a couple of stocks on their radar: Intellia Therapeutics and Axon Enterprise. Plus, Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis talks about the business of RVs and shares some insights from his CNBC show, The Profit.

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May 15, 2020
For the Class of 2020
03:07

Given the pandemic, high school and college commencements just won’t be the same this year. So we decided we’d have Scott Galloway, NYU professor and author of The New York Times bestseller The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning, shares his advice for the graduating class of 2020.

May 12, 2020
Surging Unemployment, Skyrocketing Stocks
39:35

The unemployment rate surges to nearly 15%. Uber and Lyft shares rise on earnings. MercadoLibre, PayPal, and Twilio hit all-time highs. And Disney announces plans to reopen Shanghai Disneyland. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Activision Blizzard, Berkshire Hathaway, Beyond Meat, Electronic Arts, Etsy, Pinterest, Roku, Shake Shack, Square, and Wayfair. Plus, our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Costco, Coupa Software, and Smartsheet.

 

May 08, 2020
Predicting the Success of New Ideas
02:19

When new ideas are presented, it turns out that middle managers may not have the best track record for predicting success. Adam Grant, author of The New York Times bestseller Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, explains why peers have the edge in giving feedback.

May 05, 2020
Sell in May and Go Away?
38:37

An additional 4 million Americans file for unemployment as the total number of unemployed tops 30 million. The S&P 500 wraps up its best month since 1987. Amazon reports surging sales and rising costs. Apple sees strength in services. Mastercard and Visa beat expectations. Alphabet gets a boost from YouTube. Microsoft gets a boost from the Cloud. And Facebook rises on strong engagement. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Andy Cross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Atlassian, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Spotify, Starbucks, Teladoc, and Twitter. Aaron talks about the future of gaming. And the guys share three stocks on their radar: Beyond Meat, Medtronic, and Docusign.

May 01, 2020
Chipotle’s Special Sauce, Netflix’s Big Number, DraftKings’ Latest Bet
38:37

More than 4.4 million Americans file for unemployment as the total number of unemployed climbs to 26 million. Netflix adds 16 million subscribers for the quarter. Verizon loses subscribers and withdraws guidance. Chipotle gets a big boost from digital sales. DraftKings makes its Wall Street debut. Snap surges on surprising growth. Coca-Cola falls on concerns over declining volume. And Domino’s delivers. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share a couple of stocks on their radar: Masimo and Roku. Plus, Time Value of Money Fund manager Michael Shearn talks about what he looks for in leadership and shares some of his favorite stocks.

Apr 24, 2020
How Luck Made “Rock Around The Clock” a #1 Hit
03:53

“Rock Around The Clock” was a flop when Bill Haley & The Comets first released it. Derek Thompson, author of the best-selling book Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction, explains how luck helped give the song a second chance at success.

Apr 21, 2020
Rising Unemployment, Rising Investor Optimism
38:41

More than 5 million more Americans file for unemployment as the monthly total surpasses 22 million. Abbott Labs gets a boost on optimism over its coronavirus testing. Gilead Sciences gets a boost on optimism over its coronavirus treatment. Procter & Gamble reports its biggest U.S. sales gain in decades. Amazon hits an all-time high. Comcast launches a preview of its Peacock streaming service. And Verizon buys BlueJeans Network, a videoconferencing company. Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss those stories, take stock in the banking and airline industries, and weigh in on some dividend hikes. Plus, the guys share a few stocks on their radar: Spotify and CRISPR Therapeutics. And Okta co-founder and COO Frederic Kerrest talks cloud-based security software, password protection, and misconceptions about entrepreneurs.

Apr 17, 2020
The Keys to Crucial Conversations
02:58

Having more work conversations via video conference? You’re not alone. Effective conversations at work are more challenging these days. Fortunately Emily Hoffman, the communications expert behind "Crucial Conversations," has some helpful tips to share.

Apr 14, 2020
The New Future of Education
38:41

The Fed announces a new $2.3 trillion program to boost the economy. Another 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment. Shares of Zoom Video fall on security concerns. And Disney+ surpasses 50 million subscribers. Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Emily Flippen discuss those stories, weigh in on the future of retail, and share some spring cleaning tips for investors. Emily and Jason share two stocks on their radar: Kura Sushi and Wayfair. Plus, 2U CEO and co-founder Chip Paucek talks about the future of education and offers up some advice for graduates. Other stocks discussed include Costco, Nordstrom, Ulta Beauty, and Walmart.

Apr 10, 2020
Losing Weight and the Power of Scale
03:04

Trying to lose weight? Might be time to change the scale. Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, offers up some weighty advice on losing weight.

Apr 07, 2020
$350 Billion and 10 Million
38:41

The Federal Government launches a $350 billion small business lending program. Over 10 million Americans file for unemployment. Oil stocks rise. Constellation Brands serves up big earnings. And Luckin Coffee plummets on fraud allegations. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and talk about what to look for when reading a balance sheet. And the guys share a couple of stocks on their radar: Costco and Domino’s. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes talks about the government stimulus and the future of the restaurant business.

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Apr 03, 2020
How Corporations are like Teenagers
03:58

Companies make thousands of acquisitions each year. Dan Heath, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, has a word of warning. The thinking that drives those decisions is the same thinking teenagers use.

Mar 31, 2020
Record Stimulus, Record Unemployment, Volatile Market
39:01

Congress passes a $2 trillion-dollar stimulus. A record 3.3 million Americans file for unemployment. The Federal Reserve cranks up lending. And the stock market has its best 3-day gain since 1931.  Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Jason Moser, and Ron Gross discuss what it all means for investors and discuss the future of the insurance, retail, and cruise industries. Our analysts weigh in on how Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson and Nike CEO John Donahoe are navigating the coronavirus crisis. And we make the case for why Warren Buffett should consider buying Chubb, Costco, PayPal, Progessive, Moody’s, Southwest Airlines, or Starbucks. Plus, Jason and Ron share a couple of stocks on their radar: Disney and Sony.

 

Mar 27, 2020
How Napping Makes You Smarter
02:05

Working hard? That’s great. But if you want to avoid burnout then Daniel Levitin, professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University and best-selling author, has a tip to help everyone from students to CEOs.

Mar 24, 2020
Navigating the Crisis
41:52

New York and California order nearly all residents to stay home. The government pushes back the tax filing deadline. And the stock market  has another rough week. How should investors navigate the coronavirus crisis? Is it time to buy? Which industries should investors avoid? And which businesses will benefit from changing consumer behavior? Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and discuss the fear of missing out and the fear of being invested. Plus, the guys share a couple of stocks on their radar: Redfin and Intuitive Surgical.

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Mar 20, 2020
Howard Marks on the Stock Market Rarely Being Average
02:03

The average return of the stock market is 9-10%. So why does the market rarely hit that number in a given year? Legendary investor Howard Marks explains.

 

Mar 17, 2020
Worst Day Since 1987
40:07

The stock market has its worst day since 1987 as coronavirus concerns grow and Wall Street sentiment turns decidedly bearish. How should investors be approaching this market? Which companies are still well-positioned for the long term? Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and weigh in on the latest from Disney, Docusign, Pepsi, and Slack. The guys discuss why American Tower, Globant, and EPAM Systems are on their radar. The Motley Fool’s co-founder David Gardner shares his thoughts on the market sell-off, black swans, and the future of higher education.

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Mar 13, 2020
Science of Motivation with Dan Pink
02:44

Does the carrot-and-stick method actually work? For certain tasks, yes. But as best-selling author Dan Pink explains, managers who use this as the sole way of motivating their team are making a mistake.

Mar 10, 2020
Market Volatility and How Successful People See the World
39:37

Investors navigate market volatility as coronavirus concerns grow. Campbell Soup heats up. Costco delivers a strong 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon recovers from emergency heart surgery. Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze those stories and the latest news from Chipotle, Okta, and Zoom Video. Plus, the guys discuss why 3M, Churchill Downs, and Luckin Coffee are on their radar. NYU Professor of Psychology Emily Balcetis shares highlights from her book, Clearer, Closer, Better: How Succesful People See the World.

Mar 06, 2020
The Upside of Quitting with Stephen Dubner
02:36

"Winners never quit and quitters never win.” Is it possible quitting is actually underrated? Stephen Dubner, co-author of the bestselling "Freakonomics" books, makes the case for re-examining how we think about quitting.

Mar 03, 2020
Worst Week Since 2008
40:17

The stock market has its worst week since the financial crisis of 2008. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser talk about the coronavirus concerns and market sell-off. Plus, our analysts discuss earnings from Best Buy, Booking Holdings, Etsy, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Shake Shack, and Teladoc. We discuss Disney’s new CEO and Panera’s new coffee subscription. And we share three stocks on our radar: Adobe, Kinsale Capital, and Waste Management.

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Feb 28, 2020
Malcolm Gladwell on Choosing A College
02:33

Millions of high school students are trying to decide where to spend the next four years of their lives. For them, and their parents, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell offers a word of advice.  

 

Feb 25, 2020
The Business of Baby Yoda
40:37
Walmart reports strong e-commerce growth but has problems with fun and games. Dropbox surprises investors and aims for profitability by the end of 2020. Domino’s delivers again. And McDonald’s introduces Quarter Pounder-scented candles. Motley Fool senior analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer of 1623 Capital, discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Amazon, Boston Beer, Stamps.com, Texas Roadhouse, and Virgin Galactic. Plus, the guys share three stocks on their radar: Pinterest, Synaptics, and Hasbro. And toy expert Chris Byrne analyzes the current state of the industry and the business of Baby Yoda.
 
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Feb 21, 2020
The Power of Habit with Charles Duhigg
02:41

How does a routine become habit-forming? One important part is figuring out a reward for the routine itself. For example, as Charles Duhigg (best-selling author of “The Power of Habit”) explains, the reward for brushing your teeth is not necessarily what you think it is.

Feb 18, 2020
Record Highs, Coronavirus Concerns, Facebook’s New Hobby
41:12

Nvidia shakes off its “crypto hangover” and reports blowout earnings. Shopify soars. Pepsi surprises. And Roku rises. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Mattel, Lyft, Under Armour, and Restaurant Brands International. Plus, our analysts talk about the coronavirus and what it means for investors. We dig into Facebook’s Pinterest-like app, Samsung’s foldable phone, Kellogg’s Incogmeato, and Kentucky Fried Crocs. And our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Appian, Tencent, and Salesforce.

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Feb 14, 2020
Jenny Anderson on Love and Dirty Dishes
03:41

The key to a lasting relationship is…economics? Jenny Anderson, co-author of the best-seller “Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes” offers tips on how your loving relationship can benefit from cost-benefit analysis. (Yes, really.)

 

Feb 11, 2020
Video Stars, Academy Awards, and 1 Sleepy IPO
38:41

Alphabet breaks out its YouTube revenue for the first time. Activision Blizzard scores with “Call of Duty: Mobile”. Casper’s IPO turns into a snoozefest. Pinterest pops. And Chipotle serves up strong growth. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Disney, Take-Two Interactive, Twitter, and Yum! Brands. And we share three stocks on our radar: Empire State Realty Trust, Limelight Networks, and Moody’s. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks diversity in the boardroom and makes predictions for this year’s Academy Awards. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.fool.com.)

Feb 07, 2020
Roger Ebert on Money Movies
02:47

Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert wasn’t just a lifelong fan of movies. He also knew the business well enough to see Blockbuster Video’s demise months before Netflix was even a public company. Moreover, he could recognize a money line of dialogue.

Feb 04, 2020
Earnings-palooza: Welcome to Club Trillion!
38:41

Amazon’s huge 4th-quarter gets the company back above the trillion-dollar market cap. Apple and Microsoft continue their hot streaks, while Facebook sells off due to margin concerns. Jason Moser, Andy Cross, and Ron Gross analyze the latest earnings results from Tesla, Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, McCormick, Starbucks, McDonald’s, and PayPal. Plus, we discuss IBM’s new CEO, Atari’s new line of hotels, and why the guys have Mastercard, Walker & Dunlop, and Pinterest are on their radar.

 

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Jan 31, 2020
Michael Lewis Saw Football’s Future
02:58

The NFL’s financial health is not in doubt. The health of its players, however, is getting more attention than ever. Back in 2011, when concussions were just beginning to become a topic of interest, best-selling author Michael Lewis saw a future in which star players would walk away from the game before it was too late.

 

 

Jan 28, 2020
Chips, Netflix, and Betting on the NFL
41:26
Intel reports surprising earnings and hits a 19-year high. Netflix rises on strong international growth. American Express and Atlassian hit all-time highs. And Procter & Gamble deals with sagging diaper demand. Senior analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and also weigh in on AMD, Comcast, Disney, IBM, and Intuitive Surgical. And they share three stocks on their radar: Tractor Supply, Live Oak Bank, and Datadog. Plus, Villanova sports law professor Andrew Brandt talks about the business of the NFL and the future of sports gambling.
 
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Jan 24, 2020
Jeff Bezos on Taking the Long View
03:01

“One of the time-honored traditions of investors is to play the role of skeptic.” Even in October 2000, when his company’s stock had fallen 50% in less than a year, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was able to see profitability in the days ahead.

Jan 21, 2020
Big Banks & Big Deals
41:54

Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley hit 52-week highs but Wells Fargo slips. The National Retail Federation reports healthy holiday spending but Target tumbles on disappointing sales numbers. Gap decides not to spin off Old Navy. And Visa makes a big purchase. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Five Below, Tailored Brands, and Netflix’s new partnership with Ben & Jerry’s. Our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Freshpet, Teladoc Health, and SmileDirectClub. Plus, media and entertainment analyst Tim Beyers talks Amazon, Apple, Disney, Netflix, NBC streaming, cybersecurity stocks, and investing in the cloud.

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Jan 20, 2020
Toys, Candy, Alcohol, and CES 2020
38:41

Costco reports some holiday cheer thanks to the strong trifecta of toys, candy, and alcohol. Bed Bath & Beyond sinks. Lennar raises the roof. And Grubhub delivers a denial. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, Luckin Coffee, Pier 1 Imports, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Taco Bell. Our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Accenture, Livongo, and Meituan Dianping. Plus, The Motley Fool’s Rex Moore shares some insights from CES 2020 and talks 5G, driverless cars, and 3D printing.

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Jan 10, 2020
21 Stocks for 2020
40:04

Why should investors be watching 5G, banking, and small cap stocks in 2020? Why do ANSYS, Arista Networks, and CRISPR have big upside potential? Why should investors keep Grubhub, Harley-Davidson, and Nordstrom on a short leash? And is it time for the CEOs at TripAdvisor, Under Armour, and Berkshire Hathaway to update their LinkedIn profiles? Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and explain why they’re bullish on Adobe, Stitch Fix, and Target. Plus, we discuss upcoming IPOs we’d like to see and make some reckless predictions about Berkshire Hathaway, DocuSign, and the data analytics industry.

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Jan 03, 2020
2019 in Review: Software, Entertainment, and Cheap Beer
38:41

Disney Plus works its magic. WeWork falls down on the job. Best Buy rewards investors. And Constellation Brands unloads some cheap beer. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss some of the year’s top business stories, stock market surprises, underappreciated stories, and dumb investments. We share why Chipotle, Microsoft, and Target each have a claim on having the “Best CEO of 2019”.  Businesses analyzed this week include Amazon, Lumentum, Lyft, Microsoft, Uber, and more. Plus, we revisit our conversation with NYU professor and best-selling author Scott Galloway, who talks about his latest book, The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning. 

 

 

Dec 27, 2019
Earnings, Eggnog, and Year-End Financial Advice
39:57

Nike scores with its Jordan brand. IAC buys Care.com for $500 million. FedEx delivers disappointing earnings. Bed Bath & Beyond surges after its new CEO cleans house. And General Mills gets a big boost from Blue Buffalo. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, weigh in on surprising earnings from Blackberry and Winnebago, and debate the relative merits of eggnog and mistletoe. And we talk about why American Tower and Cerence are two stocks to watch. Plus, Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp serves up some year-end financial advice and talks retirement and saving for college.

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Dec 20, 2019
Retail, Video Games, and Scaling Up Excellence
39:43

Costco slips on earnings and a website glitch. GameStop tumbles on flagging same-store sales growth. Adobe hits an all-time high. And Stitch Fix surprises Wall Street. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Andy Cross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories, dig into the latest from Lululemon, and take stock in an aging opportunity. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Bill.com, Monster Beverage, and Trimble. Plus, Stanford professor Bob Sutton shares insights from his best-selling book, Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less.

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Dec 13, 2019
CEO Shakeups, Retail Surprises, and Hot Holiday Toys
41:40

Google’s co-founders relinquish control of Alphabet. Expedia and United Airlines make their own changes at the top. Five Below rises on earnings. Zoom Video gets a poor reception. And McDonald’s tests a new chicken sandwich. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, DocuSign, and Ulta Beauty. And we explain why investors should watch Adobe, CrowdStrike, and Hasbro. Plus, Toy Insider Editorial Director Jackie Breyer talks hot holiday toys and explains why Target is winning the toy war.

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Dec 06, 2019
Humble Pie, Turkey Stocks, & Stocks We’re Thankful For
41:11

It’s our Thanksgiving Special! Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser share why they’re thankful for stocks MarketAxess, CRISPR, and Zoetis. They discuss why investors might want to avoid stock market turkeys Uber, TripAdvisor, and Smile Direct. And since no Thanksgiving is complete without dessert, we dig into a few slices of humble pie and talk Arista, Camping World Holdings, and Eventbrite. Plus, we revisit our conversation with Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks, author of Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.

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Nov 29, 2019
Streaming Wars, Retail Surprises, and Home Improvement's Growing Problem
40:49

Target hits a new all-time high on earnings. Macy’s and Kohl’s tumble. Lowe’s rises. Home Depot slips. Nordstrom surprises. And Schwab and TD Ameritrade may be teaming up. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle these stories, weigh in on the latest from Intuit, and dig into Tim Hortons’ holiday menu. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Dave & Buster’s, PayPal, and Box. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks WeWork and New Coke, Disney streaming, and must-see movies. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)

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Nov 22, 2019
Range, Grit, and Predicting Business Success
40:52

Is it better to be a generalist or a specialist? Can you ever have too much grit? And what do birds and frogs have to do with business success? On this week’s show, we revisit our conversation with David Epstein, author of the New York Times bestseller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World.

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Nov 15, 2019
Disney’s Latest Magic, Facebook’s Latest Challenge
38:41

Disney earnings produce some magic. Gap gets a new look. And Zillow raises the roof. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Roku, Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive, Match Group, Booking Holdings, Tripadvisor, Expedia, Uber, and Papa John’s. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Adobe, Boston Omaha, and Baozun. Plus, The Facebook Effect author David Kirkpatrick talks Mark Zuckerberg, tech breakups, and the future of Facebook. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)

Nov 08, 2019
Google Gets Fit, Facebook Connects, and Apple Hits a New High
40:36

Google buys Fitbit. Apple hits a new high on earnings. Facebook connects with advertisers. And Barbie gives Mattel a boost. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Arista Networks, Avis Budget, Dine Brands Global, Etsy, Grubhub, Starbucks, Teladoc Health, Texas Roadhouse, and Wayfair. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)

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Nov 01, 2019
Amazon's Investments, Tesla's Surprising Profit
41:23

Amazon slips as one-day shipping costs rise. Microsoft climbs higher thanks to growth in the cloud. Tesla generates its best day in six years. Southwest Airlines reports record earnings despite MAX headwinds. And Biogen surges on encouraging results from a discontinued Alzheimer’s drug. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from eBay, Hasbro, Hershey, PayPal, Twitter, and Visa.  Plus, we debate overrated and underrated Halloween candies and share three stocks on our radar.

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Oct 25, 2019
Retail roundup, Online Advertising, and Coca-Cola’s Latest Buzz
41:35

Netflix reports strong international growth but shares slip on slowing domestic growth. UnitedHealth rises on healthy earnings. And Coca-Cola serves up big revenues thanks to zero-sugar sodas and Coca-Cola Plus Coffee.  Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and the latest from American Express, Ameris Bancorp, Atlassian, Intuitive Surgical, and Yum! Brands. Plus, we take stock in the retail industry (with the holidays looming) and the state of online advertising.

 

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Oct 18, 2019
The Genius at Apple
41:55

Bed Bath & Beyond gets a boost from a new CEO. IAC unloads its stake in Match Group. Domino’s cools off on increased competition. Roku rises on a big investment. And Hooters’ parent company gets into the cancer drug development business. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and talk about the business ripple effects of the ongoing unrest in Hong Kong. Plus, bestselling author Leander Kahney shares some insights from his new book, Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level.

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Oct 11, 2019
Brokerage Madness, Pepsi’s Pop, and Wrestling Smackdowns
38:41

Charles Schwab cuts trading commissions to zero and TD Ameritrade and E*Trade follow suit. Pepsi hits an all-time high thanks to healthy returns from healthier snacks. Costco slips on disappointing earnings.  And Bed, Bath, & Beyond stays afloat despite slumping sales. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser discuss those stories as well as Constellation Brands, McCormick, and Stitch Fix. Plus, Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes the latest news from professional wrestling, the NFL, Harley-Davidson, and McDonald’s.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)

Oct 04, 2019
CEOs, IPOs, and PLTs
41:25

 

Peloton stumbles on its IPO. Wells Fargo names a new CEO as eBay, Juul, and WeWork say goodbye to their CEOs. And Nike hits a new high. Analysts Andy Cross, Rob Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on McDonald’s new Beyond Meat-based PLT sandwich. Plus, Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann sits down with Collaborative Fund’s Morgan Housel to discuss investor psychology, stock allocation, and risk tolerance. 

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Sep 27, 2019
Microsoft's Hike, GM's Strike
41:41

Microsoft hikes its dividend and buys back stock. Apple launches its subscription gaming service. Airbnb announces plans for an IPO. And FedEx delivers disappointment. Analysts Aaron Bush, Emily Flippen, and Ron Gross discuss these stories and the latest from Datadog, General Mills, WeWork, and YUM! Brands. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss AI’s future. And Motley Fool auto analyst John Rosevear weighs in on GM’s strike, Ford’s future, and Amazon’s electrifying buy.

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Sep 20, 2019
IPO Dramas and Apple's Big Surprise
40:31

Smile Direct leaves investors frowning. WeWork reworks its corporate governance. Old Navy prepares to split from The Gap. And Popeye’s brings new meaning to BYOB. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Dave & Buster’s, GameStop, Shopify, and Zscaler. Plus, media and entertainment analyst Tim Beyers talks new iPhones and Apple’s evolving business (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.fool.com.)

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Sep 13, 2019
Lululemon’s Big Move
40:04

Lululemon jumps on strong growth in men’s sales and an improved outlook. Docusign delivers big returns on e-signatures. And Slack slips after its first earnings report as a public company. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, PagerDuty, WeWork, and Zoom Video. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag, and communications expert Emily Hoffman teaches us how to navigate crucial conversations.


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Sep 06, 2019
Fall Preview for Investors
40:11

 

What should investors be watching for the rest of 2019? Which stocks should investors keep on a short leash? And which stocks are we even more bullish on? Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser tackle those questions and offer up some business predictions. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes talks restaurants, the rise of delivery, “ghost kitchens”, and the two trends investors should be watching.

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Aug 30, 2019
Software, Home Improvement, and Automotive’s Future
39:30

Target shares hit an all-time high. 2nd-quarter profits for both Home Depot and Lowe’s were higher than expected. And sports retailers Foot Locker, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Hibbett Sports continue to struggle. Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze the retail landscape as they search for market-beating stocks. We discuss the latest with Intuit, Salesforce.com, Nordstrom, Baidu, Hasbro, Entertainment One, American Tower, Lyft, and Bilibili. Plus, a conversation with Dan Albert, author of Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go tohttp://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)

Aug 23, 2019
Retail: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
39:57

Walmart stock pops on another strong quarter, while shares of Macy's and Tapestry both suffer double-digit losses. Ron Gross and Jason Moser analyze the current state of retail and share why they believe Nordstrom and Under Armour have genuine opportunities to improve their standing with investors. We discuss the latest with General Electric, NVIDIA, Darden Restaurants, Berkshire-Hathaway, and Hologic. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner discuss when to sell, when to add to your winners, investing takeaways from his recent trip to China, and his upcoming investor presentation on August 20th. (For more information on David Gardner's investor presentation visit http://Blast.Fool.com.) 

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Aug 16, 2019
Uber's Slowdown and Disney's Net Fix
40:12

Uber stock tumbles after reporting a $5.2 billion loss. Disney announces a Netflix-priced streaming bundle. Kraft Heinz hits a new low. Roku connects. And Chipotle serves up new queso. Analysts Aaron Bush, Ron Gross, and Jim Mueller discuss these stories and weigh in on the latest earnings from Activision Blizzard, Lyft, and Zillow. Plus, Motley Fool Director of Small Cap Investing Bill Mann talks international investing, salmon farming, ethics cheers, and top gloves.

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Aug 09, 2019
The Surprising Truth about Retirement
40:15

 

The Fed cuts interest rates for the first time since 2008. Procter & Gamble hits an all-time high. Apple gets a boost from services and wearables. Shopify rises. Pinterest pops. And Square stumbles. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stocks and weigh in on the latest results from Beyond Meat, Kellogg, Spotify, and Under Armour. Plus, Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp shares some surprising truths about retirement and explains why 70 is the new 65.

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Aug 02, 2019
Earnings, Earnings, Earnings!
41:07

It’s Earnings-Palooza! We’ve got the latest from Alphabet, Starbucks, Amazon, Facebook, Snap, MarketAxess Holdings, Tesla, Boston Beer, Align Technology, Chipotle, Hasbro, Mattel, McDonald’s, and more! Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Ron Gross analyze those stories, preview next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, and share three stocks on their radar.

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Jul 26, 2019
Netflix, Comic-Con, and the Streaming Wars
39:55

Netflix falls 12% after falling short by a couple million new subscribers. Domino’s same-store sales come in low. Amazon sells more than 175 million items on Prime Day. Blue Apron and eBay both hit a 52-week high. And Wall Street’s big banks post their latest results. Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze those stories and share why they’re keeping an eye on Chipotle, Hasbro, and Boston Beer.  Plus, media & entertainment industry analyst Tim Beyers gives his headline for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and weighs in on the increasingly competitive video streaming wars.

 

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Jul 19, 2019
America’s E-Cigarette Addiction
40:04

The S&P 500 and DJIA both hit record highs. Ford Motor and Volkswagen team up on autonomous vehicles and EVs. Zoom Video has a bug problem. Slack shares fall as competition from Microsoft Teams heats up. Pepsi hits a new high, and Lululemon starts a surprising new business. Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser analyze those stories and share three stocks they’re watching closely this earnings season.  Plus, Carl Quintanilla discusses the growing popularity of vaping, the focus of CNBC’s new documentary “Vaporized: America’s E-Cigarette Addiction”.

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Jul 12, 2019
Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
39:24

What can parents learn from the success of tennis star Roger Federer? When is grit a problem? Should travel soccer get the boot? What’s the best predictor of success in the business world? Is it better to be a frog or bird? And what should every graduate know about the road ahead? On this week’s show, we explore those questions and more with David Epstein, author of the New York Times bestseller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World.

Jul 05, 2019
Big Banks, Tech, and Zoom’s CEO
40:02

Nike reports a rare profit miss. FedEx delivers a warning but shares climb. Apple announces a big departure. And a Taco Bell hotel quickly sells out. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into big banks, Constellation Brands, General Mills, Shopify and McCormick. Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Zoom founder and CEO Eric Yuan about video conferencing technology and the future of the workplace.

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Jun 28, 2019
Stock Market Hits Record High
41:26

The S&P 500 hits a record high as Wall Street (and investors) read the latest tea leaves from the Fed. Slack makes a successful debut in the public markets. Facebook introduces a new cryptocurrency. And Oracle hits a new high. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross, and Jeff Fischer of 1623 Capital, discuss those stories and weigh in on earnings from Adobe, CarMax, and Darden Restaurants.

 

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Jun 21, 2019
The Future of Education
39:42

 

Lululemon takes a breather. Casey’s General Store hits a new high. Restoration Hardware raises the roof. And Blue Apron delivers a reverse stock split. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Chewy’s IPO, Dave & Buster’s earnings, and bad bank names. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner talks with 2U CEO Chip Paucek about the future of education.

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Jun 14, 2019
Big Tech Breakups?
39:33

Wall Street reacts to reports that U.S. regulators are preparing to investigate Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google over potential antitrust concerns. How worried should investors be? Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle that topic and debate the age-old investing question, value play or value trap? Plus, we revisit Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner’s conversation with best-selling author Dan Pink about the science of perfect timing.

Jun 07, 2019
Funny Business
40:19
 
Uber beats. Gap tanks. Williams-Sonoma soars. And Costco slips. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss these stories and dig into the latest from Okta, Ulta Beauty, and Zynga. Plus, comedian Greg Fitzsimmons talks Stitches, stand-up, and the business of comedy. 
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May 31, 2019
Retail Surprises and Summer Movies
40:58

Target hits the mark. Best Buy surprises. Intuit rises. And Coca-Cola gets a refresh. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and discuss earnings from Autodesk, Home Depot, Lowes, and Splunk. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Boeing, Disney, and summer movies.

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May 24, 2019
The Algebra of Happiness
39:51

Walmart delivers. Pinterest plummets. Baidu reports a rare loss. And Taco Bell gets into the hotel business. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle these stories and weigh in on earnings from Alibaba, NVIDIA, and Wix. Plus, NYU professor and best-selling author Scott Galloway talks about his new book, The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning. 

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May 17, 2019
Uber Goes Public
41:51
 
Uber makes it stock market debut. Should investors take a ride on the ride-sharing giant? Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle that question and discuss the latest from Boston Beer, Disney, Booking Holdings, Match Group, Stamps.com, The Trade Desk, and Zillow. Plus, NYU professor and best-selling author Scott Galloway makes the case for breaking up big tech.
 
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May 10, 2019
Earnings-Palooza and a Meaty IPO
38:41

Apple surprises. Alphabet stumbles. Berkshire Hathaway loads up on Amazon. And Beyond Meat serves up a big IPO. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss these stories and dig into the latest earnings from Arista Networks, CBS, Mastercard, Shake Shack, Shopify, Spotify, Square, Twilio, Under Armour, and Wayfair.

 

May 03, 2019
BONUS: “Investing In Asia” Preview
02:14

It’s a sneak preview of “Investing In Asia”, the newest podcast from The Motley Fool!  If you’re looking to invest in some of the most exciting emerging market opportunities in the world, join this weekly journey around Asian markets.

Apr 30, 2019
The Trillion-Dollar Sleeper
40:10

Microsoft’s market cap crosses the trillion-dollar mark as shares hit an all-time high. Amazon reports its most profitable quarter ever. Facebook surprises, but in a good way. And Uber and Slack get ready for their public debuts. Analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into earnings from Comcast, Domino’s, PayPal, Starbucks, and Twitter. Plus, CNBC’s Becky Quick talks Warren Buffett and previews the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

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Apr 26, 2019
Spring Cleaning 2019
39:46

What’s one stock that sparks joy? What’s one stock that should be thrown out? What’s a highflier that investors should consider trimming? On this week’s Motley Fool Money Spring Cleaning Special, analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and share some of their favorite cleaning tips. Plus, best-selling author Daniel Levitin shares some thoughts from his book, The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. 

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Apr 19, 2019
Disney+ Dazzles Wall Street
38:37

Disney shares hit an all-time high after the unveiling of Disney+, a streaming service that’s less expensive than Netflix’s. Uber gets ready for its Wall Street debut. Delta takes off. JetBlue plans for a trip to Europe. And Rite Aid extinguishes its e-cigarette business. Analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Ron Gross discuss these stories, dig into the latest hot IPO, and talk Pinterest. Plus, we talk with David Kuo, CEO of Motley Fool Singapore about the US-China trade war and investing in Asia.

Apr 12, 2019
An Economist Walks into a Brothel
40:22

A federal judge orders Elon Musk and the SEC to put on their “reasonableness pants." Tradeweb pops on its IPO. Amazon’s ad business gains on Google. And Burger King introduces an Impossible Whopper. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss these stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, Disney, and Teladoc. Plus, Allison Schrager shares some insights from her book, An Economist Walks Into A Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk. 

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Apr 05, 2019
We Have Lyft-Off!
40:40

Lyft rises in its public markets debut. Wells Fargo makes a change at the top. Lululemon hits a new high. Analysts Aaron Bush, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest from McCormick, Blackberry, and Restoration Hardware, as well as surprising e-commerce news. Plus, Motley Fool media analyst Tim Beyers reviews Apple’s big event and discusses Google, Microsoft, and the future of gaming.

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Mar 30, 2019
Is Bigger Better for Disney?
39:46

 

Disney completes the Fox deal. Levi’s makes a successful return to the public markets. Biogen suffers a big setback. And Nike slips on earnings. Analysts Emily Flippen, Jim Mueller, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into news from CVS Health and Papa John’s. Plus, Lakehouse Capital Chief Investment Officer Joe Magyer talks about Google’s new game and shares some Australian stock ideas.

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Mar 22, 2019
Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
38:37

Boeing’s 737 Max gets grounded. Facebook makes some changes at the top. And Ulta Beauty reports stylish earnings. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser, and 1623 Capital Portfolio Manager Jeff Fischer, discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Adobe Systems, MongoDB, Oracle, Stitch Fix, and Uber. Plus, Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney talks Theranos and his new HBO documentary, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. 

 

Mar 15, 2019
Is Facebook Serious?
40:09

The government reports surprisingly low jobs growth. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out a new vision that doubles down on privacy. And Costco produces some bulky earnings. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Big Lots, Eventbrite, Okta, National Beverage, and Salesforce.com. Plus, Andy talks with Q2 CEO Matt Flake about the future of banking.

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Mar 08, 2019
Live from Austin!
40:17

 

MercadoLibre hits a new high. Booking Holdings falls on guidance. And Etsy crafts a twenty-percent rise. On this week’s show – live from Austin, Texas - analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser dig into those stories and talk Square, Teladoc, and Lucky Charms-like beer. And we revisit Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner's conversation with Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher. 

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Mar 01, 2019
Stocks for the Next 10 Years
39:46

Kraft Heinz plummets on weak earnings and an SEC subpoena. Stamps.com loses an Uncle Sam-sized partner. Wayfair delivers. And Zillow renovates. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Boston Beer, Domino’s Pizza, Texas Roadhouse, and Walmart. Plus, Motley Fool CFP and retirement expert Robert Brokamp talks tax tips and retirement planning.

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Feb 22, 2019
Amazon vs. NYC, Coke vs. Pepsi, and Oscars Preview
39:56

Amazon rebuffs the Big Apple. Coke fizzles while Pepsi sparkles. And NVIDIA stops the bleeding. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and talk Activision Blizzard, Shopify, Restaurant Brands International, and UnderArmour. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks about the problem with stock buybacks and previews the Oscars.

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Feb 15, 2019
The Netflix of Video Games?
39:36

Jeff Bezos squares off with the National Enquirer. Chipotle sizzles. And Alphabet ramps up its spending. Our analysts discuss those stories and dig into the latest from Disney, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Hasbro, Mattel, Papa John’s, Skechers, Spotify and Twitter. Plus, on Satya Nadella’s 5th anniversary as Microsoft CEO, tech journalist Mary Jo Foley talks about Nadella and the future of Microsoft.

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Feb 08, 2019
Big Tech Returns and Big Game Surprises
38:41

Amazon fails to impress Wall Street. Microsoft reports some cloudy returns. And Facebook connects. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss these stories and dig into the latest from Apple, eBay, MasterCard, PayPal, Tesla, and Visa. Plus, Wall Street Journal editor Nat Ives talks about the business of Super Bowl marketing.

Feb 01, 2019
Are You Paranoid or Complacent?
41:02

Is the recent stock market volatility par for the course or an aberration? Is it better for investors to be paranoid or complacent? On this week’s show, award-winning financial columnist Morgan Housel tackles those questions and talks stock market history and psychology. Plus, analysts Aaron Bush, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser dig into earnings from Comcast, Intuitive Surgical, McCormick, and Starbucks. And we discuss the latest news on eBay, Mastercard, and Papa John’s.

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Jan 25, 2019
The Man Who Revolutionized Investing
39:44
 

Netflix rises on a price hike but slips on earnings. Atlassian hits a new high. UnitedHealth reports healthy earnings. Lululemon hits its stride. And Tesla makes a big cut. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories, dig into the latest from American Express and Tiffany, and celebrate the life of Vanguard founder John Bogle. Plus, Reuters transportation writer Paul Lienert talks cars, trucks, and “big-ass” crossovers. 

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Jan 18, 2019
Retail Report Card and CES Innovations
39:47

Costco and Target report big holiday numbers. Macy’s tumbles on disappointing December sales. Bed, Bath, and Beyond goes above and beyond. Activision Blizzard loses control over Destiny. And Taco Bell goes on a health kick. Analysts Aaron Bush, Andy Cross, and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on Ford Motor, Constellation Brands, and Interactive Brokers. Plus, analyst Rex Moore joins us from Las Vegas to talk self-driving cars and other cutting-edge technologies at CES.

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Jan 11, 2019
20 Stocks in 2019
38:37

Which stocks have true potential for upside this year? What industries and trends should investors be watching? Which CEOs are on the hot seat? And which stocks should investors avoid? Aaron Bush, Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, and Ron Gross discuss 20 potential investing opportunities in the year ahead and make some reckless predictions. Plus, we discuss Apple’s latest stumble and upcoming IPOs we’re excited to see.

Jan 04, 2019
2018 Year in Review
38:37

Most surprising business story of the year?  Best & worst CEOs?  Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser analyze those topics (and more), reflect on the year that was, and share the dumbest investments of 2018.  Plus, Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks shares investing insights and talks about his latest book, Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.

Dec 28, 2018
A Lump of Coal for Investors
40:17

The worst December stock market since 1931. Political turmoil. And a Federal Reserve that may be reevaluating. Analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross talk about what it all means for investors and dig into the latest news from Fedex, Nike, Twitter, and Jack in the Box. Plus, our analysts weigh in on the future of FANG stocks and share some stocks on their radar. And author Gillian Zoe Segal shares stories of success from her book, Getting There: A Book of Mentors.

Dec 21, 2018
Doubling Down on China
40:58

Johnson & Johnson falls on health concerns over the company’s baby powder. Under Armour gets a rough reception after its investor day. And Starbucks announces plans to deliver coffee in the U.S. and double its store count in China. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and the latest from Adobe Systems, Markel, and Casey’s General Stores. Plus, CNBC host Carl Quintanilla previews 2019 and talks cannabis, Facebook, and General Electric.

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Dec 14, 2018
The Three P's of Investing
41:52

 

Mr. Market continues its wild ride. Restoration Hardware raises the roof. Altria bets big on cannabis. And Vail Resorts hits a few moguls. Analysts Matt Argersinger, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and delve into the latest news from Toll Brothers, Yum! Brands, Altria, and Amazon. The guys also share why Equinix, Apple, and NVR are on their radar. Plus, Motley Fool Wealth Management’s Director of Financial Planning Megan Brinsfield offers up some year-end financial advice.

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Dec 07, 2018
Marriott’s Rough Reception
43:02

Marriott gets hacked and as many as 500 million guests could be affected. General Motors announces it's cutting 15% of its workforce. And Tiffany loses some of its sparkle. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser weigh in on these stories and discuss the latest from United Technologies, Abercrombie & Fitch, Salesforce, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Burlington Stores. Plus, toy expert Chris Byrne takes stock in some hot toys for the holidays.

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Nov 30, 2018
Humble Pie & Stocks We’re Thankful For
40:27

It’s our Thanksgiving Special! Analysts Matt Argersinger, Andy Cross, Jeff Fischer, Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser share why they are thankful for stocks like Berkshire-Hathaway, Twilio, Starbucks, Disney and more. Plus, we highlight why investors might want to avoid turkey stocks like GoPro, GameStop, Mattel and others.  And since no Thanksgiving is complete without dessert, we dig into a few slices of humble pie.

Nov 23, 2018
Crypto Hangovers and Must-See Movies
41:15

Home Depot and Walmart report big earnings but fail to impress Wall Street. Nvidia nosedives on a crypto slowdown. And Eventbrite gets a chilly reception. Analysts Aaron Bush, Matt Argersinger, and Jason Moser discuss these stories and review Apple’s budding film career. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks shareholder rights, Stan Lee, and must-see holiday movies.

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Nov 16, 2018
Disney, Video Game Stocks, and the Business of Higher Education
41:52

Disney works its magic and unveils the name of its new streaming service. Twilio surges. And Activision Blizzard, Yelp, and Zillow tumble. Analysts Jeff Fischer, David Kretzmann, and Jason Moser discuss these stories and dig into the latest news from Take-Two Interactive, Skyworks Solutions, and Match Group. Plus, Grand Canyon Education CEO Brian Mueller talks about the business of higher education.

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Nov 09, 2018
Earnings, Earnings, Earnings!
39:52

Shares of Apple fall despite quarterly profits rising 41%. Starbucks hits an all-time high. Fitbit and Under Amour give shareholders a reason to smile. Kraft Heinz and GE hit new lows. Ron Gross, Jason Moser, and Matt Argersinger analyze those stories, along with the latest results from Alibaba, Shake Shack, MercadoLibre, Spotify, Teladoc, and Yum Brands. Plus, we share three stocks on our radar.  

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Nov 03, 2018
Investor Behavior and the Business of Popularity
40:23

On this week’s show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Award-winning financial columnist Morgan Housel talks about the psychology of money, long tails, and investor misconceptions.  Plus, Chris Hill discusses the business of popularity with Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction.

Oct 26, 2018
Taking Stock in Cannabis
41:01

Netflix adds seven million subscribers for the quarter and crushes Wall Street expectations. Analysts Andy Cross, Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer talk about Netflix’s latest numbers and delve into earnings from American Express, Atlassian, Domino’s, Procter & Gamble, PayPal, and Intuitive Surgical. Plus, Motley Fool analyst David Kretzmann talks about the business of cannabis.

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Oct 19, 2018
Wall Street’s Wild Week
41:38

While stocks rise in the long run, this week reminded investors that stocks go down faster than they go up.  Ron Gross, David Kretzmann, and Jason Moser analyze what happened, how emotions can get the better of us, and what investors can do to prepare for the next drop. We also share why we’d be ok if Twilio, Match Group, Visa, Mastercard, and Idexx Laboratories fell some more next week. Square needs a new CFO, Sears a miracle, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss both cannabis and Coca-Cola. Plus, cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier talks about the growing challenge of hacking and his new book Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World.


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Oct 12, 2018
Mastering the Market Cycle
41:02

Unemployment hits a 49-year low. Tech giants may have been hacked by China. Elon Musk’s tweeting sends Tesla shares lower. Costco struggles with “material weakness”. And Tronc decides to change its name back to Tribune Publishing. Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, and Aaron Bush analyze those stories, discuss the latest news from Barnes & Noble and Tencent Holdings, and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, legendary investor Howard Marks talks about his new book Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.

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Oct 05, 2018
Trouble At Tesla
41:45

The SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk for fraud. Analysts David Kretzmann, Seth Jayson, and Jason Moser talk Tesla, Nike, Vail Resorts, McCormick, Michael Kors, hot IPOs, and Dunkin’s new name. And Bloomberg technology editor and best-selling author Brad Stone talks Uber, Lyft, Facebook, and Amazon.

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Sep 28, 2018
A Marijuana Mirage?
41:24

A Canadian cannabis company produces big returns for shareholders. Amazon unveils new products. Medtronic makes a big buy. Olive Garden delivers for Darden Restaurants. And Disney gets a boost from ESPN+. Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross analyze those stories along with the latest from FedEx, Under Armour, Eventbrite, United Natural Foods and more. Plus, Bloomberg Businessweek writer and best-selling author Ashlee Vance talks Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX, and weird technologies. 

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Sep 21, 2018
The Business of Hurricanes
41:04

Hurricane Florence makes landfall. Apple unveils new phones. Nike hits a new high. Dave & Buster’s delivers. Sears surprises. And Volkswagen kills a bug. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser delve into these stories and discuss the latest with Kroger, AMD, and more. Plus, analyst Tim Beyers weighs in on Tesla, the battle for the living room, and why Microsoft might be the new Apple.

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Sep 14, 2018
What Wage Growth Means for Stocks
41:39

Wages increase at their fastest pace since 2009. Five Below and Okta rack up big returns for shareholders. Tesla falls on news that its Chief Accounting Officer is leaving. And Mattel gets into the movie business. Andy Cross, Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Charles Duhigg talks big tech, trade wars, and productivity tips.

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Sep 07, 2018
Fall Preview and Malcolm Gladwell
40:24

What should investors be watching for the rest of 2018? What are investors missing in today’s market? Analysts Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger tackle those questions and share a few stocks on their radar. Plus, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell talks about his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Thanks to Molekule for supporting Motley Fool Money. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.

 

 

Aug 31, 2018
The Bull Market’s Historic Run Is Still Going
41:47

Target posts its best quarter in a decade. Alibaba drops despite a strong 1st-quarter report. Pepsi buys SodaStream. Gap struggles with its namesake brand. Investors put sports retailers in the penalty box. And Lowe’s hits an all-time high. As we officially enter the longest bull market in history Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross analyze those stories and share why the future looks bright for investors.  Plus, journalist Sarah Kessler talks about her new book Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work. 
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Aug 24, 2018
Retail Winners and Losers
40:51

Walmart racks up its fastest sales growth in a decade. Nordstrom dazzles. Macy’s slips. J.C. Penney plummets. Home Depot nails it. And Amazon goes to the movies. Our analysts discuss those stories and weigh in on Southwest Airlines and flying miniature horses. Plus, author Jonah Sachs talks about his new book, Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble and Bold When You Need It Most. 

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Aug 17, 2018
Tesla, Space, and the Business of Love
42:00

Tesla’s dramatic week has Wall Street debating the company’s future. Superheroes rescue Disney’s 2nd-quarter report. Trade Desk’s stock soars on record revenue. And Match Group shareholders feel the love. Andy Cross, Jason Moser and David Kretzmann analyze those stories as well as the latest from Etsy, Zillow, Booking Holdings, Papa John’s and more. Plus, Washington Post writer Christian Davenport shares highlights from his new book The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.

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Aug 10, 2018
Is Apple a Trillion-Dollar Value?
39:30

Apple reaches a trillion-dollar milestone. Baidu faces a Google-sized potential competitor. Blue Apron fails to deliver. And Red Robin and TripAdvisor lose altitude. Ron Gross, Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger analyze those stories, as well as the latest from Tesla, Square, Take-Two Interactive, and Activision Blizzard. Plus, Restaurant Business Magazine executive editor Jonathan Maze talks Chipotle, IHOP, McDonalds, and the changing restaurant business.

Aug 03, 2018
Facebook's Next Chapter?
41:28

Facebook plummets on slowing growth. Amazon rises on record profits. Chipotle serves up big earnings. Atlassian surrenders to Slack. And Spotify tries to produce sweet music for investors. Our analysts discuss those stories and weigh in on earnings from Twitter, Electronic Arts, GrubHub, PayPal, Starbucks, and Under Armour. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.

Jul 27, 2018
Microsoft’s Cloud Nine
40:03

Microsoft shares hit an all-time high thanks to strength in the company’s cloud business. Netflix falls on concerns over subscriber growth. American Express doesn’t get rewarded. And Skechers gets kicked around. Analysts Matt Argersinger, David Kretzmann, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from eBay, Domino’s, and Papa John’s. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner talks with best-selling author Dan Pink about the science of perfect timing.

 

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Jul 20, 2018
Bank Stocks, Groupon’s Latest Deal, and Cutting-Edge Software
41:13

JP Morgan Chase reports record profits. Wells Fargo disappoints. Pepsi rises. And Groupon looks for a buyer. Abi Malin, Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Appian CEO Matt Calkins talks low-code software, investing, and board games.

Jul 13, 2018
Investing Misconceptions & Popsicle Hotlines
38:41

“Investing is not the study of finance, it’s the study of how people behave with money.” Award-winning financial columnist Morgan Housel stops by Fool HQ to share how psychology drives financial decisions, why long tails drive everything, and some of the biggest misconceptions in investing. Plus, we revisit our conversation with best-selling author Dan Heath, discussing his latest book The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact.

Jul 06, 2018
The Motley Fool Turns 25
40:06

Nike hits an all-time high. Bed Bath & Beyond flounders, as BJ’s Wholesale Club has a surprisingly strong IPO. Amazon moves in on the pharmacy business. McCormick serves up a spicy quarter. And the SEC has a few questions for National Beverage. Jason Moser, Ron Gross, and Matt Argersinger analyze those stories and share why they’ve got their eyes on Lam Research, Snap, and Delta Airlines. Plus, David Gardner reflects on the 25th anniversary of The Motley Fool and shares a few stocks on his radar.

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Jun 29, 2018
The Best Investors & Their Worst Investments
39:39

Disney increases its offer for 21st Century Fox. Kroger delivers. CarMax and Winnebago rev up. GE gets the boot. Starbucks cools off. And Chipotle expands its menu. Ron Gross, Jason Moser and David Kretzmann analyze those stories and share a few stocks on their radar. Plus, Ritholtz Wealth Management Director of Research Michael Batnick talks about his new book, Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments.

Jun 22, 2018
Comcast vs. Disney
41:47

AT&T completes its acquisition of Time Warner. Comcast increases its offer for 21st Century Fox’s assets, setting the stage for a battle with Disney. Etsy shares soar on a hike in fees. And IHOP flips pancakes for burgers. Jason Moser, Jeff Fischer and Aaron Bush tackle those stories and take stock in the future of video games. Plus, Motley Fool media and entertainment analyst Tim Beyers weighs in on the future of Apple, Disney, Netflix, and YouTube.

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Jun 15, 2018
The End of Earnings Guidance?
41:03

Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon make the case for ending earnings guidance. Howard Schultz steps down from Starbucks. Twitter joins the S&P 500. Five Below soars above expectations. And Smucker tries to get out of a jam. Ron Gross, Jason Moser, and Matt Argersinger analyze those stories and share a few stocks on their radar. Plus, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and Facebook Live creator Randi Zuckerberg talks Facebook, work-life balance, and investing. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 credit toward your first job post.

Jun 08, 2018
Hidden Gorillas and Predictable Irrationality
38:40

On this week's show, we revisit some of our favorite conversations about investor behavior. Best-selling author Carl Richards talks about the benefits of the overnight test. Christopher Chabris talks invisible gorillas and intuition. And Dan Ariely talks investing and irrationality.

 

Jun 01, 2018
Surprising Earnings and Summer Movies
41:10

Lowe’s gets some love. Footlocker jumps higher. Tiffany sparkles. And what the heck is GDPR??? Aaron Bush, David Kretzmann, and Jason Moser talk earnings news, analyze what a new set of privacy rules means for investors, and offer book recommendations for your summer reading list. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Facebook, Disney, and summer movies.

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May 25, 2018
Retail Surprises, Sports Betting, and Royal Marital Advice
42:15

Macy’s surprises. Walmart slips. Home Depot sells off. PayPal makes a big buy. And Campbell’s Soup gets a shakeup. Our analysts discuss those stories and dish out some marital advice for the royal wedding. Plus, Villanova sports law professor Andrew Brandt talks about the Supreme Court’s decision on sports gambling.

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May 18, 2018
Uber's Road Ahead
39:41

Wall Street shrugs off big earnings from Disney. Nvidia connects. TripAdvisor flies higher. MercadoLibre stumbles. Electronic Arts wraps up a strong year. iQiyi pops, while Dropbox drops. Plus, Bloomberg technology editor and best-selling author Brad Stone talks about Uber’s plan for flying taxis and weighs in on the latest from Google, Amazon, and Airbnb.

May 11, 2018
The Buffett You Don't Know
40:06

Apple surprises. Walmart gets serious in India. Shake Shack raises the roof. T-Mobile and Sprint hope the third time’s a charm. Snap slumps. And Tesla’s CEO generates some electricity. Plus, CNBC’s Becky Quick talks about the new documentary, Warren Buffett: Investor. Teacher. Icon. Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.

May 04, 2018
Tech Titans: Infinity War
39:46

Amazon hits a new high, and raises the price on Prime. Alphabet racks up big profits amid higher spending. Facebook posts record revenue, while Microsoft’s cloud goes higher. Which one of these tech behemoths will get to a $1 trillion market cap first?  Jason Moser, David Kretzmann, and Jeff Fischer analyze those stories, as well as the latest results from Visa, PayPal, Baidu, Twitter, Chipotle, Intel and more.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and share a few stocks on our radar.

Apr 27, 2018
Netflix, Amazon, and the Future of Sports Media
40:12

Amazon gives Wall Street 100 million reasons to be bullish. Netflix produces another great quarter. Wells Fargo gets a billion-dollar fine.  And Mattel’s CEO jumps ship.  Ron Gross, Jason Moser and David Kretzmann analyze those stories and share 3 stocks on their radar. Plus, best-selling author Jim Miller offers his thoughts on the business of ESPN, Disney, and the future of sports media.  Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery.  Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.

Apr 20, 2018
Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington
41:09

Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress. Bed Bath & Beyond takes a bath. And Walmart and Amazon battle it out in India. Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger and Jim Mueller analyze those stories and more.  Plus, David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect, talks about the future of Facebook. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Slack: Where work happens. Go to Slack.com to learn more. 

Apr 13, 2018
The Case Against Google
40:49

Facebook deals with a growing crisis as Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress. And Spotify makes its Wall Street debut via a direct public offering. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and best-selling author Charles Duhigg talks trade wars, innovation, and the case against Google.

Apr 06, 2018
The China Hustle
41:00

In the wake of the 2008 financial collapse, hundreds of China-based companies merged with American shell companies. Many of those companies reported assets and revenues out of line with their actual value. And investors were left holding the bag. That’s the subject of a new documentary, The China Hustle. On this week’s show, Chris talks with director Jed Rothstein. And best-selling author Daniel Levitin shares some thoughts from his book, The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to www.legalzoom.com and use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

Mar 30, 2018
Facebook Faces The Music
42:47

Facebook’s CEO finally emerges to discuss the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Nike finally has a blowout quarter. Dropbox soars on its first day of trading. Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann discuss those stories, as well as the financial metric Wall Street is trying to keep secret.  Plus, award-winning columnist Morgan Housel reflects on how slowly we accept life-altering inventions and why we love a good story. 

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Mar 23, 2018
Beauty Stocks, Snap's Stumble, and Adobe's New High
38:41

Adobe hits a new all-time high. Toys R Us calls it quits. Ulta Beauty wows. And Snap stumbles. Our analysts discuss those stories. Plus, CNBC media and entertainment reporter Julia Boorstin talks South by Southwest, media disruption, VR, and Disney.

Mar 16, 2018
How to Create an Unfair Advantage
39:44

Investors cheer the latest jobs report. Toymakers tank on a possible Toys R Us liquidation. Cigna shakes up the healthcare industry. And Costco helps consumers prepare for the apocalypse. Plus, marketing consultant Steve Miller talks about his new book, Uncopyable: How to Create an Unfair Advantage Over Your Competition.

Mar 09, 2018
Spotify IPO: Sweet Music for Investors?
40:07

Best Buy and Kohl’s report strong holiday profits. Amazon buys Ring. And Spotify files to go public. Plus, Lakehouse Capital fund manager Joe Magyer talks Buffett, small caps, hot trends, and investing in Australia. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool. Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com. Use the promo code “Fool” at checkout.

 

 

Mar 02, 2018
Big Deals, Snap Judgments, and Oscar Predictions
39:42

General Mills loads up on pet food. Walmart stumbles. Texas Roadhouse sizzles. Boston Beer fizzles. And Kylie Jenner breaks up with Snap. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Chipotle, Black Panther, and Academy Awards.

Feb 23, 2018
New CEOs, New IPOs, and a Conversation with LinkedIn
41:14

Baidu announces IPO plans for its video service. Under Armour jumps higher. Boston Beer and Chipotle name new CEOs. And Alibaba’s Chairman hits the big screen. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner talks with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner about the Microsoft marriage, the power of diversity, and the power of predictive analytics.

Feb 16, 2018
Stock Market Jitters
40:51

The market has another wild week. What does the decline mean for investors? Our analysts weigh in on the market sell-off, discuss tech trends they’re watching, and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, we revisit our interview with Steve James, Academy Award-nominated director of Abacus: Small Enough to Jail. Thanks to Audible for supporting Motley Fool Money. Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool or text FOOL to 500-500.

Feb 09, 2018
Earnings-Palooza!
41:45

Amazon, Alphabet, Apple, eBay, Facebook, McDonald’s, Microsoft, and PayPal report earnings. And Hostess takes the cake with its new bonus plan. Our analysts weigh in on those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool.  Get special savings by going to LegalZoom.com and use Fool at checkout.

Feb 02, 2018
4th Down for the NFL?
40:40

Starbucks loses steam. Intel hits a new high. Netflix delivers. And Dell rethinks its need for privacy. Plus, Sports Illustrated columnist Andrew Brand talks about the business of football. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool. 

Jan 26, 2018
Amazon's Prime Move
40:37

Amazon names the finalists for its second headquarters and boosts Prime prices. IBM breaks a losing streak. Lionsgate entertains suitors. Apple brings cash home. And Starbucks goes cashless. Plus, veteran auto industry journalist Paul Lienert talks electric cars, autonomous cars, Ford, and GM. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. 

 

Jan 19, 2018
The Science of Timing
41:09

Facebook makes a big change. Walmart boosts pay and closes some Sam’s Club stores. And Activision Blizzard bumps up its game. Plus, best-selling author Dan Pink talks about his new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

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Jan 12, 2018
Stocks 2018 Preview
40:01

What industries should investors be watching this year? Which stocks will provide upside, and which CEOs really need a good year? Jeff Fischer, Ron Gross, Abi Malin, Jason Moser and David Kretzmann preview the year ahead and make some reckless predictions.

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Jan 05, 2018
Hit Makers and Hidden DNA
41:21

On this week’s show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews from 2017. NYU business professor Scott Galloway talks big tech and shares some insights from his book, The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Plus, Chris talks about the business of popularity with Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction.

Dec 29, 2017
Dan Ariely on Money Mistakes
40:40

FedEx soars. Nike struggles. Alphabet and Papa John’s get new leadership. Our analysts discuss those stories and more. Plus at the 19:53 mark, best-selling author Dan Ariely shares how we can make better decisions about our money.

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Dec 22, 2017
Disney/Fox: What Investors Need To Know
41:50

Disney buys a big part of 21st Century Fox. Costco delivers surprising online numbers. And Waste Management once again proves that trash is treasure. Plus, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla talks bitcoin, business, and what to watch in 2018.

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Dec 15, 2017
Year-End Financial Advice
41:14

YouTube gets into the music business. Starbucks opens a venti-sized roastery in China. Disney and Fox get closer to a deal. And Walmart makes a change. Plus, Motley Fool CFP and retirement expert Robert Brokamp shares some year-end tips and talks tax reform. Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool. Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool (promo code “Fool”). 

Dec 08, 2017
Hot Toys for 2017
40:59

Costco hits an all-time high. Chipotle makes a change at the top. Buffalo Wild Wings goes private as Applebee’s offers a surprising promotion. Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, and David Kretzmann analyze the retail landscape and much more. Plus, toy industry expert Chris Byrne talks about this year’s hot toys. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.

Dec 01, 2017
Stocks We're Thankful For and Must-See Movies
39:36

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our analysts share 7 stocks they’re thankful for, and dig into some humble pie (i.e., stocks we were wrong about). Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks about the state of corporate boardrooms and shares some must-see movies for the holidays.

Nov 24, 2017
Rethinking Retail
41:11

Wal-Mart hits an all-time high on growing e-commerce sales. Gap and Restoration Hardware rise on surprising earnings. And Comcast and Disney pursue a deal with Fox. Plus, Chris talks Southwest Airlines and popsicle hotlines with Dan Heath, author of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact.

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Nov 17, 2017
Michael Lewis Returns
41:09

How did two Israeli psychologists change the way we understand the human mind? What is the future of Wall Street? What did Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane really think about Moneyball? And who is responsible for keeping geese off airport runways? Before a live audience at FoolHQ, best-selling author Michael Lewis answers those questions and shares some insights from his newest book, The Undoing ProjectThanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool.

Nov 10, 2017
The Race to $1 Trillion
38:41

Apple posts blowout earnings, pushing its market cap closer to the $1 trillion mark. Facebook shares record profits and plans to spend more on security. Starbucks closes the books on its online store and Tazo Tea. Ron Gross, Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger analyze the latest from MercadoLibre, Tesla, Under Armour, Activision Blizzard and more, and share a few stocks on their radar. Plus, Chris talks about the battle for the living room with NYU Professor Scott Galloway, author of The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. To check out the latest from Motley Fool Wealth Management just go to http://Personal.Fool.com.

Nov 03, 2017
Big Tech is Getting Bigger
41:03

Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft all hit new highs after their latest earnings reports. Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger and Jeff Fischer analyze the growing dominance of these tech giants. We also take a look at Baidu, Intel, Twitter and more, and share a few stocks on our radar. Plus, we get the inside scoop on two of the biggest candy makers as we talk with Joel Glenn Brenner, author of The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars.

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Oct 27, 2017
Time to Break Up GE?
39:38

Shares of General Electric lose power. Netflix delivers strong international growth. PayPal surges. Skechers soars higher. And Ruby Tuesday goes private. Plus, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist Steven Pearlstein talks about the next big financial bubble. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool.

Oct 20, 2017
The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
40:47

Delta flies higher on earnings. Wells Fargo slips on higher legal costs. Domino's drops despite strong sales. And MercadoLibre sells off on concerns over Amazon. Plus, at the 20:23 mark, NYU business professor Scott Galloway talks about his new book, The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.

 

Oct 13, 2017
The Business of Popularity
41:32

Costco slips on margin concerns. Netflix hits an all-time high after the company announces a price hike. And General Motors reports some electrifying news. Plus, Chris talks about the business of popularity with Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool. Thanks to Bombfell for supporting The Motley Fool. Get $25 off your first purchase at http://bombfell.com/fool

 

Oct 06, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg's North Star
39:35

Nike trips in North America. Roku pops in its Wall Street debut. McCormick reports some appetizing earnings. And the CEO of American Airlines makes a surprising declaration. Plus, Chris talks Facebook and Russia with David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That is Connecting the World.

Sep 29, 2017
A First-Class Catastrophe
40:08

FedEx delivers. CarMax revs up. Finish Line finishes strong. Bed Bath & Beyond takes a bath. And General Mills brings back a classic breakfast cereal. Plus, investigative journalist Diana Henriques talks about her new book, A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History. Thanks to Harry's for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set - go to Harrys.com/Fool .

 

 

Sep 22, 2017
Is Equifax the Next Enron?
39:38

Apple unveils its new iPhone. Target hires for the holidays. Oracle shareholders have their worst day in years. Nestle adds some caffeine. And Chipotle rolls out queso. Plus, film critic and corporate governance expert Nell Minow weighs in on the Equifax data breach and the disappointing summer box office. 

Sep 15, 2017
Hurricane Economics
38:41

Florida braces for Hurricane Irma. Equifax suffers a massive data breach. Disney sells off on earnings concerns. Restoration Hardware raises the roof. And Fitbit gets a healthy boost. Plus, Sports Illustrated columnist Andrew Brandt takes stock in the future of pro football.

Sep 08, 2017
The Motley Fool Investment Guide
39:52

Businesses deal with Hurricane Harvey's impact. Wells Fargo reports more fake accounts. Lululemon reports surprising earnings. Gilead Sciences makes a big buy. And Match hits a new high as Tinder heats up. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner talks small caps and shares some insights from the brand-new edition of The Motley Fool Investment Guide. Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool. Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool and use the promo code "fool". 

 

 

Sep 01, 2017
Mob Rules and Honest Truth
40:26

On this week's show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, author of The Honest Truth about Dishonesty, talks about the business of lying. And former mobster Louis Ferrante talks about his book, Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman.
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Aug 25, 2017
All Roads Lead To Retail
39:43

It’s Retail-palooza! We dig into the latest results from Walmart, Target and Alibaba. Home Depot builds record profits, while Foot Locker and Dick’s Sporting Goods deliver minor league results. Plus, in the wake of the Chinese government cracking down on multi-level marketing firms we revisit our interview with Ted Braun, director of the Herbalife documentary "Betting On Zero."

Aug 18, 2017
Disney's Divorce and Snap's Slump
39:35

Walt Disney is breaking up with Netflix. Priceline loses altitude. Snap plummets. And Blue Apron delivers bad news. Plus, amusement park industry analyst Martin Lewison talks theme parks and must-ride rollercoasters.

Aug 11, 2017
Self-Driving Surprises
40:24

Apple shines. Take Two Interactive scores. Teva Pharmaceutical gets crushed. And Yelp surprises Wall Street while Under Armour stumbles. Plus, veteran auto industry journalist Paul Lienert talks about the mood in Detroit and shares a surprising prediction about self-driving cars. Thanks to Bombfell for supporting The Motley Fool. Get $25 off you first purchase at http://bombfell.com/fool . 

Aug 04, 2017
Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook, Oh My!
41:17

Facebook surprises. Alphabet and Amazon slip. Baidu rises. And McDonald's delivers. Our analysts talk about those stories and weigh in on earnings from Chipotle, Electronic Arts, McDonald's, and Starbucks. 

Jul 28, 2017
Netflix & The Business of Comic-Con
40:36

Netflix shares hit a new high. Microsoft’s cloud business continues to grow. Visa and American Express ring the cash register for investors. Pepsi revives an old brand while Chipotle deals with another health crisis. Plus, Forbes contributor Rob Salkowitz calls in from San Diego to provide analysis of this year’s Comic-Con and the business of pop culture.

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Jul 21, 2017
Retail, Banks, and Stocks To Watch
39:37

Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest ever. Target raises guidance. Citigroup, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase report strong profits. HBO and Netflix rake in Emmy nominations, while Visa offers $10,000 to small businesses willing to quit cash. Our analysts discuss those stories, offer a preview of earnings season, and go bargain-hunting for stocks (in addition to the usual “Stocks On Our Radar”.)

Jul 14, 2017
The Last Giant of Late Night
39:52

Volvo generates some electricity. Tesla decelerates. And Berkshire Hathaway makes a big buy. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman talks about his new book, Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at www.slack.com

 

 

Jul 07, 2017
Buffett, Bromance, and Behavioral Economics
40:39

On this week's show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews from 2017. Award-winning director Peter Kunhardt talks about his documentary, Becoming Warren Buffett. And best-selling author Michael Lewis talks about his new book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. Thanks to Harry's for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial set - go to Harrys.com/fool.

Jun 30, 2017
One Restaurant's Winning Recipe
41:43

Bed, Bath, & Beyond takes a bath. Oracle hits a new high. Tesla talks China. And Ken gets a makeover. Plus, Texas Roadhouse founder and CEO Kent Taylor talks about the ingredients for success. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool. 

Jun 23, 2017
Amazon Upends the Grocery Industry
39:37

Amazon buys Whole Foods. What does the deal mean for consumers, investors, and competitors? Our analysts tackle those questions and delve into the latest news from General Electric, Nike, and Kellogg. Plus, best-selling author Brad Stone discusses the future of Uber.

 

 

Jun 16, 2017
Apple, Alibaba, and The Wizard of Lies
39:52

Apple unveils a new sound. Alibaba hits a new high. And Nordstrom considers going private. Plus, investigative journalist Diana Henriques talks about her best-selling book turned HBO film, The Wizard of Lies. Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool. Save $50 on a mattress at www.casper.com/fool and use the promo code "fool".

 

Jun 09, 2017
Under the Radar Stocks
40:32

Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss some under the radar stocks and stories. And behavioral economist Dan Ariely discusses his newest book, Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

Jun 02, 2017
Big Surprises, Summer Movie Preview
41:12

Ford shifts gears. Best Buy beats. Take Two scores. And Lowe's lumbers. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Berkshire, Disney, and summer movies. Thanks to Harry's for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set - go to Harrys.com/fool.

 

 

May 26, 2017
The 10X Disruption
40:00

Wal-Mart surprises. Alibaba works its magic. Jack in the Box pops. And Home Depot hits a new high. Plus, Stanford economist and RethinkX founder Tony Seba talks about a big disruption to the transportation industry. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com.

 

 

May 19, 2017
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
41:09

Retailers stumble. Electronics Arts scores. Snap gets slammed. Whole Foods gets a refresh. And Marriott hits a new high. Plus, award-winning filmmaker Steve James talks about his new film, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail. Thanks to Harry's for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set - go to Harrys.com/Fool .

 

May 12, 2017
The Next Amazon May Already Be Here
40:13

Apple sells 50 million iPhones for the quarter. Facebook closes in on 2 billion subscribers. And MercadoLibre does its best Amazon impression. Plus, best-selling author and New York Times journalist Charles Duhigg talks American Express, Chase, and the battle to be your credit card. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com.

 

 

May 05, 2017
Earnings Review, Berkshire Preview
39:51

Amazon and Google find big profits in the cloud. Starbucks slips. And Buffalo Wild Wings dips. Plus, CNBC's Becky Quick previews the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting. 

Apr 28, 2017
Raising the Roof
41:00

IBM continues its losing streak. Visa hits a new high. Mattel hits a 52-week low. And housing-related stocks raise the roof. Plus, CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks Wall Street, Trump, and tax reform. Thanks to Warby Parker for supporting The Motley Fool. Order your FREE Home Try-On's at http://www.warbyparker.com/fool .

 

 

Apr 21, 2017
Freaky Thinking and Pixar Creativity
39:54

On this week's Spring Break Special, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Disney Animation Studios President Ed Catmull talks about the business of creativity. And Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner talks about how to think like a freak.

 

Apr 14, 2017
David Gardner: What's Next?
40:24

JAB picks up Panera. Amazon adds a new play. And Plug Power gets a big boost. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner talks Tesla, Mercado Libre, and investing in 300-baggers. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.

 

 

Apr 07, 2017
Betting on Zero
39:48

Blackberry surprises. Dave & Buster's rises. Facebook shares a new story. And Lululemon tumbles. Plus, Betting on Zero documentary filmmaker Ted Braun talks about one hedge fund manager's billion dollar bet against Herbalife. 

Mar 31, 2017
Disney's Big Cheese
40:01

Disney's CEO extends his stay. Sears gets slammed. Nike drops. And Twitter searches for premium revenue. Plus, Motley Fool Wealth Management financial planner Megan Brinsfield offers tax advice for investors. Thanks to Audible for supporting Motley Fool Money. Listen to Audible's new original series: Ponzi Supernova. Details at audible.com/ponzi. Audible and Amazon Prime members listen free.

 

 

Mar 24, 2017
The Future of Movies
41:58

The Fed hikes rates. Intel makes a big buy. And Caterpillar faces a federal probe. Plus, CNBC's Julia Boorstin talks VR, 3D, and the future of movies at this year's South by Southwest. Thanks to Away for supporting Motley Fool. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code fool to get $20 off your order!

Mar 17, 2017
Michael Lewis on The Undoing Project
39:51

Facebook signs a deal to stream soccer. Vail Resorts heats up. And Bojangles' stumbles. Plus, best-selling author Michael Lewis talks about his new book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds.

 

 

Mar 10, 2017
Snap, Startups, and Silicon Valley
38:41

Snap has a big debut on Wall Street. Domino's delivers. And Target misses the mark. Plus, best-selling author Brad Stone talks about his new book, The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World.

Mar 03, 2017
Investing in the Age of Trump
39:47

What would a cut in corporate taxes mean for investors? Which stocks will benefit most from the new administration? Our analysts tackle those questions and discuss investing for income. Plus, we revisit our conversation with Brian Christian, author of Algorithms to Lie By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions. To check out our brand new service, Motley Fool Total Income, go to TotalIncomeRadio.Fool.com .

 

 

Feb 22, 2017
Mergers & Surprising Acquisitions
40:06

Warren Buffett loads up on Apple. TripAdvisor stumbles. SodaStream sparkles. And potential mergers rock Wall Street. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Trump, Academy Awards, and the evolution of the movie business. Thanks to Thumbtack for supporting The Motley Fool. Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today. 

 

 

Feb 17, 2017
Make Your Kid a Money Genius
40:00

Activision Blizzard scores. Twitter tumbles. And Hasbro soars. Plus, best-selling author Beth Kobliner talks about her new book, Make Your Kid a Money Genius. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool.

 

 

Feb 10, 2017
Apple, Facebook & the NFL
39:50

Apple posts a record quarter. Amazon brings the profits. Facebook ramps up spending while Under Armour dials back expectations. We delve into those stories and more of the latest earnings news. Plus, sports business analyst Andrew Brandt discusses the changing economics of the NFL.

Feb 03, 2017
Becoming Warren Buffett
40:07

Starbucks slows. Microsoft surprises. Apple sues Qualcomm. And Twinkie goes cold. Plus, Emmy-award winning director Peter Kunhardt talks about his new HBO documentary, Becoming Warren Buffett.  

Jan 27, 2017
Rule Your Retirement
40:14

 

Netflix hits a new high. Big Blue posts big profits. P&G raises guidance. We consider bidding on the iconic car from “Smokey & The Bandit” and share a few stocks on our radar. Plus, retirement expert Robert Brokamp talks investing trends for 2017 and the best way to monitor your mutual funds.

Jan 20, 2017
Under the Hood at the Detroit Auto Show
40:19

Big banks report bigger profits. Apple moves into original television programming. Chipotle climbs on surprising sales. And Hasbro makes a big move with Monopoly. Plus, veteran auto industry reporter Paul Lienert talks Trump, trucks, and self-driving cars. 

Jan 13, 2017
CES: Top Tech Trends
40:12

Automakers rev up sales. Retailers report some not-so-happy holiday numbers. Apple reports some big numbers for its apps. And Sears unloads its toolbox. Plus, Motley Fool analyst David Kretzmann reports from Las Vegas about some of the hot tech trends at CES 2017.

Jan 06, 2017
2017 Preview
38:41

What was the underappreciated business story of 2016? Which stocks should investors be watching in 2017? Which stocks should investors avoid? Our analysts reflect on 2016, preview the new year, and make some reckless predictions.

Dec 30, 2016
Invisible Gorillas and Investing
39:37

On this week's show, we revisit some of our favorite conversations about investor behavior. Best-selling author Carl Richards talks about the benefits of the overnight test. Christopher Chabris talks invisible gorillas and intuition. And Dan Ariely talks investing and irrationality.

Dec 23, 2016
What the Fed's Move Means for You
40:20

The Fed raises interest rates. Chipotle makes big changes in the boardroom. Yahoo! gets hacked. And Pier 1 stuns Wall Street. Plus, CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks about the business of binge-watching and previews the year ahead. Get a free preview of our brand new service Motley Fool Explorer at GoExplorer.Fool.com .

 

 

Dec 16, 2016
Retail & Restaurants
39:41

Costco and Lululemon rise on earnings, while Restoration Hardware flunks its holiday test. Chipotle and Starbucks host investor days. Coca-Cola picks a new CEO, as warm weather hurts Vail Resorts. Plus, toy industry analyst Chris Byrne discusses the hot toys for the holidays and what Star Wars: Rogue One means for toymakers.

Dec 09, 2016
Starbucks’ Venti Change
38:41

Unemployment drops to its lowest rate since 2007. Starbucks announces a change at the top. Guess reports some unfashionable earnings. And Taco Bell unveils a Cheeto-filled quesadilla. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Trump, Target, and holiday movies. To check out The Motley Fool's new skill for Amazon's Echo just go to www.fool.com/alexa.

 

 

 

 

Dec 02, 2016
Stocks We're Thankful For
38:41

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our analysts give thanks and help themselves to some humble pie. Best-selling author Dan Heath talks about his book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and in Work. And Pawn Stars star Rick Harrison talks about life at the Gold & Silver.

 

Nov 25, 2016
The Hidden Logic of Motivation
39:39

Best Buy surprises. Salesforce.com rises. And Berkshire Hathaway takes to the skies. Our analysts discuss those stories and behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about his new book, Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

Nov 18, 2016
The Trump Investor
38:41

What does a Trump victory mean for investors? Is Shake Shack's success sustainable? Will Priceline fly even higher? And will Disney spin off ESPN? Our analysts tackle those questions and share three stocks on their radar. 

Nov 11, 2016
The Signal and The Noise
39:42

On this week's show, we share two of our favorite interviews. Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Tesla with best-selling author David Kirkpatrick. And we revisit our interview with writer and statistician Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don't

Nov 02, 2016
Let's Make a Deal
40:41

Amazon and Apple slip on earnings. Mastercard surprises. Chipotle stumbles. And Google gains. Our analysts discuss those stories and weigh in on a mega merger. Thanks to Criquet for supporting The Motley Fool. For 20% off your first purchase, go to criquetshirts.com/fool and us the promo code "fool".

Oct 28, 2016
Microsoft's New High
39:39

Microsoft hits an all-time high. Netflix delivers. Hasbro gets a boost from princess power. And Snoopy gets sent to the doghouse. Plus, best-selling author Roger Lowenstein talks about his newest book, America's Bank

Oct 21, 2016
Google's Perfect Timing
41:08

Samsung pulls the plug on the Galaxy Note 7. Wells Fargo's CEO steps down. And Snapchat's parent company prepares to go public. Plus, Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Mann talks stocks, bonds, and investing overseas. Thanks to Tommy John for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to tommyjohn.com/fool and use the promo code 20% off your 1st order! 

Oct 14, 2016
The Business of Motivation
39:42

On this week's show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner talks with Malcolm Gladwell about his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. And Dan Pink shares some motivational insights from his book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Oct 05, 2016
The 37% Rule
40:39

Costco serves up bulky earnings. Frito Lay delivers for Pepsi. McCormick spices things up. And a beer maker gets a whole lot bigger. Plus, Brian Christian, co-author of Algorithms to Live By, talks computer science, decision-making, and the 37% rule. 

Thanks to Pearl Auto for supporting this episode. Go to http://PearlAuto.com/Fool to get free 2-day shipping!

Sep 30, 2016
Twitter Takeover
39:40

Is Twitter about to get acquired? Is Bed, Bath, and Beyond cleaning up its act? Will Facebook's latest admission alienate advertisers? Our analysts tackle those questions and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, television critic Andy Greenwald talks AMC, Atlanta, and the future of television. 

Sep 23, 2016
Apple Connects
39:39

Apple's iPhone 7 connects with investors. Samsung heats up - but not in a good way. Bayer and Monsanto combine forces. And retailers report some dog days in August. Plus, best-selling author Bill Taylor talks about his new book, Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways. For a free preview of our Motley Fool One service, go to OneRadio.Fool.com

Sep 16, 2016
Wells Fargo's Unreal Problem
39:42

Wells Fargo is fined for fake accounts. Apple cuts the wire. Dave & Buster's dips. And Restoration Hardware rises. Plus, influence expert Robert Cialdini shares some influential insights from his new book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade.

Sep 09, 2016
Freakonomics and Naked Money
40:13

On this week's Labor Day special, Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner talks about his new book, When to Rob a Bank: And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants. And Charlie Wheelan shares some insights from his book, Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters

Aug 26, 2016
Best Buys, Overpriced Drugs, and Productivity Tips
39:43

Best Buy surprises. Herbalife slides. Tiffany shines. And a drugmaker faces big blowback. Plus, Charles Duhigg offers some productive insights from his new book, Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

Aug 26, 2016
Home Improvement's Bright Future
39:45

Home Depot and Lowe's may have more room to run. Sports retailers have a strong week. The wireless wars heat up. An activist takes on Buffalo Wild Wings, while McDonald's makes a rash decision. We discuss those stories and share three stocks on our radar. Plus, Frank Ahrens shares highlights from his new book Seoul Man: A Memoir of Cars, Culture, Crisis and Unexpected Hilarity Inside a Korean Corporate Titan.

Aug 19, 2016
Spousonomics
39:39

Alibaba flies higher. Disney delivers. Shake Shack stumbles. And Walmart makes a big buy. Plus, journalist Jenny Anderson talks about her book, Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes.

Aug 12, 2016
Retirement: How Much is Enough?
38:41

Fitbit climbs. TripAdvisor stumbles. Electronic Arts scores. And FireEye gets singed. Plus, Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp shares the latest and greatest thinking on how much you need to retire.

 

 

Aug 05, 2016
The 1st Trillion Dollar Company
39:42

Alphabet, Amazon, and Apple report big earnings. Panera serves up strong growth. Verizon buys Yahoo. Twitter tumbles. And Whole Foods slips. Our analysts delve into the week's top business stories and share three stocks on their radar.

Jul 29, 2016
The Business of Lying
39:46

On this week's show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, author of The Honest Truth about Dishonesty, talks about the business of lying. And former mobster Louis Ferrante talks about his book, Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman.

Jul 22, 2016
Pokemon Rules the World
39:35

Nintendo scores a huge hit with Pokemon Go. Amazon hits a new high. And Starbucks serves up some appetizing news. Plus, CNBC host Kayla Tausche talks about the business of big banks.

Jul 15, 2016
Danone's Next Wave
39:37

The government reports surprising jobs numbers. Danone makes a big buy. Pepsi hits a new high. And Chipotle faces new problems. Plus, Motley Fool Asset Management portfolio manager Bill Mann talks Brexit, Tootsie Roll, and investing overseas.

 

 

Jul 08, 2016
Declare Your Financial Independence!
38:41

We celebrate America's 240th birthday with our Financial Independence Special, featuring encore interviews with best-selling authors and radio hosts Dave Ramsey and Clark Howard.

Jul 01, 2016
Brexit: What Investors Need To Know
40:01

Britain votes to leave the European Union. What does it mean for investors? Our analysts tackle that question and delve into some big news from Tesla. Plus, Cognex CEO Robert Willett talks about the business of machine vision. 

Jun 24, 2016
Money Advice from Dad
39:47

Microsoft buys LinkedIn. Lumber Liquidators bounces back. We analyze those stories and more, and share the best money advice from our Dads. Plus, technology columnist Charles Arthur analyzes the Brexit vote, Apple, Google, and hot tech trends.

Jun 17, 2016
Dave & Buster's New High Score
40:08

Dave & Buster's racks up big earnings. Restoration Hardware gets hammered. Keurig Green Mountain goes cold. And Disney gets ready for its Shanghai debut. Plus, Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel shares some surprising insights on risk. For a preview of our Fool Fest Digital Pass, go to digitalpass.fool.com/money .

 

 

Jun 10, 2016
Bad Jobs
39:44

What do worse-than-expected jobs numbers mean for investors? Is Michael Kors stock back in fashion? Are Nike and Under Armour undervalued? Our analysts tackle those questions and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks about the new CNBC series, Binge

Jun 03, 2016
GoPro's Surprising Shot
38:41

Costco posts strong profits. Monsanto rebuffs Bayer. And GoPro gets a shot of Red Bull. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Disney succession, Buffett wisdom, and must-see movies. 

May 26, 2016
Naked Money
39:50

Secret agents, Bitcoin, and Fed conspiracies, oh my! Best-selling author Charlie Wheelan talks about his new book, Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters. Plus, our analysts discuss Google, earnings guidance, and REITs.

 

May 20, 2016
Retail's Rough Ride
39:56

Retail stocks get hammered. Disney loses some of its magic. Jack in the Box pops. And Electronic Arts scores big. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner weighs in on Tesla, AI, and unconventional investing wisdom. Thanks to Audible for supporting this episode. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/fool.

May 13, 2016
Tesla Accelerates
40:00

Tesla revs up production. Priceline loses altitude. Activision Blizzard scores. Zillow raises the roof on guidance.  And KFC serves up a surprising new offering. Our analysts discuss some of the week's top business stories and share some stocks on their radar.

May 06, 2016
Amazon's Wild Growth
38:41

Amazon reports its most profitable quarter in history. Facebook connects. Apple slips. And Comcast makes a big buy. Plus, Thomson Reuters transportation editor Joe White kicks the tires on driverless cars.

 

 

Apr 29, 2016
Big Tech's Big Miss
38:41

Alphabet, Microsoft, and Netflix slip. McDonald's surprises. And Under Armour rises. Plus, CNBC's Becky Quick previews the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting. 

Apr 22, 2016
The Fantastic Future
38:41

Wall Street's big banks report. Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for Facebook. And PC sales continue to fall. Plus, best-selling author Ashlee Vance talks Elon Musk, Tesla, and SpaceX. For a free preview of our Motley Fool PRO service, go to TryPro.Fool.com.

Apr 15, 2016
Disney's Surprise, Under Armour's Split
38:41

Disney shuffles its front office. Under Armour splits. Twitter bets on football. And Tesla accelerates. Plus, Motley Fool analyst Joe Magyer talks Amazon, China, and underappreciated Australian stocks. 

Apr 08, 2016
Better Burgers?
38:41

Chipotle serves up a Better Burger. McDonald's expands in China. And Lululemon jumps. Plus, Washington Post sportswriter Barry Svrluga talks about the business of baseball. 

Apr 01, 2016
Spring Cleaning
38:41

What's been the biggest surprise of 2016 so far? What's the big question our analysts have for the rest of 2016? And what happens when you take investment advice from a stock-picking, Hungarian ballet dancer? Plus, Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig talks about his latest book, The Devil's Financial Dictionary

Mar 25, 2016
SeaWorld's Sea Change
38:41

FedEx delivers. Oracle rides the cloud. Chipotle stumbles. And SeaWorld Entertainment makes a big, big decision. Our analysts discuss those stories and USA Today San Francisco bureau chief John Swartz talks South by Southwest. For a chance to win your own investing library, go to podcasts.fool.com

Mar 18, 2016
The Secrets of Being Productive
38:41

What's the key to being really productive? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Duhigg offers some insights from his new book, Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being More Productive in Life and Business. And our analysts weigh in on earnings news from Bojangles, Shake Shack, and Dollar General. For Jeff Fischer's free crash course on options, go to OptionsRadio.Fool.com

Mar 11, 2016
Hello Kitty!
38:41

Valeant tumbles on news of an SEC investigation. Ambarella reports a big drop in profits. Kate Spade rises. And HP Enterprise surprises. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into the latest employment numbers. And Motley Fool Asset Management Portfolio Manager Bill Mann talks China, Japan, and the big business of Hello Kitty. To check out a highlight reel from our recent investing conference in San Diego, go to digitalpass.fool.com

Mar 04, 2016
Home Stocks & Oscar Picks
38:41

Home Depot raises the roof. Restoration Hardware gets hammered. And Domino's delivers. Our analysts discuss some of the week's earnings news and dig into some field research on the Chicken McGriddle. Corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Apple vs. Uncle Sam and shares her Oscar picks. Plus, we share details on The Motley Fool's 1st-ever digital pass to our recent investing conference in San Diego. To learn more go to digitalpass.fool.com

Feb 26, 2016
Apple vs. Uncle Sam
38:41

Apple squares off with the FBI. Investors bid Priceline higher. Wal-Mart stumbles. And Boston Beer falls flat. Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. Plus, hedge fund manager Jeff Gramm shares some insights from his new book, Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism.

Feb 19, 2016
A Force Bigger Than Star Wars
38:41

Disney slips on concerns over ESPN. Pepsi serves up a dividend increase. Panera serves up an earnings surprise. Tesla revs up on future guidance. And TripAdvisor takes flight. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Wharton professor Adam Grant offers up some original insight from his book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.

 

 

Feb 12, 2016
LinkedIn's Missed Connection
38:41

LinkedIn plummets on weak first quarter guidance. Alphabet surpasses Apple in the race to a trillion dollar market cap. GoPro reports some not so sporty earnings. And Conoco Phillips cuts its dividend. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, ESPN analyst Andrew Brandt talks about the business of football. 

Feb 05, 2016
Facebook's Big Surprise
38:41

Facebook reports record earnings thanks to strong growth in advertising. Microsoft connects with its cloud business. Apple loses some of its shine after projecting a decline in revenues. And McDonald's brings home the bacon thanks to all-day breakfast. Our analysts discuss the week's top business stories and share some stocks on their radar.

Jan 29, 2016
Blizzard 2016: Winners and Losers
38:41

Which companies will be the big winners and losers from the East Coast blizzard? Our analysts discuss that story and delve into earnings news from American Express, Netflix, and Southwest Airlines. Plus, Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel talks market volatility. For a free preview of our Supernova service, go to www.SupernovaRadio.Fool.com .

 

 

Jan 22, 2016
What Now for Investors?
38:41

The stock market enters correction territory. Is it time for investors to buy? Our analysts tackle that question, delve into GoPro's dramatic fall, and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Thomson Reuters transportation editor Joe White shares some highlights from the North American International Auto Show and weighs in on the future of autonomous vehicles. For a free preview of our Supernova service, go to www.SupernovaRadio.Fool.com .

 

Jan 15, 2016
Mr. Market’s Rough Week
38:41

Wall Street had its worst starting week ever. Our analysts discuss how should investors react to China’s volatility and which blue-chip stocks are on their watch lists. Plus, we analyze the latest from the auto industry, specialty retail, financial services and more. Bill George shares lessons from his latest best-seller, Discover Your True North: Becoming An Authentic Leader. To check out our new podcast center go to www.fool.com/podcasts 

Jan 08, 2016
2016 Preview
38:41

Which stocks should investors be watching in 2016? Is it time to buy oil stocks? What's the big question for 2016? Our analysts preview the new year, make some reckless predictions, and offer up some resolutions.

Jan 01, 2016
Irrational Investing
38:40

On this week's show, we revisit some of our favorite interviews on investor behavior. Best-selling author Carl Richards talks about the benefits of the overnight test. Christopher Chabris talks invisible gorillas. And Dan Ariely talks investing and irrationality. 

 

 

Dec 25, 2015
The Biggest Surprise of 2015
38:41

What's the biggest investing story of 2015? The biggest surprise? The best CEO? The worst CEO? On this week's show, our analysts weigh in on some 2015 surprises, highlights, and lowlights. 

Dec 18, 2015
Can Chipotle Bounce Back?
38:41

Chipotle serves up some reassurance. Keurig Green Mountain perks up. And Kinder Morgan oils down its dividend. Our analysts discuss those stories and CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks big banks, stock market surprises, and Star Wars

Dec 11, 2015
YouTube Has Wall Street Seeing Red
38:41

YouTube goes shopping for TV and movies. Yahoo! considers selling its U.S. media business. And holiday retail gets off to a strong start. Our analysts discuss those stories and toy industry analyst Chris Byrne offers a preview of what's hot this year. For a free copy of our best-selling e-book, The Motley Fool Guide to Investing for Beginners, go to www.fool.com/beginners

Dec 04, 2015
Turkey Stocks, Humble Pie & Malcolm Gladwell
38:41

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our analysts talk turkey, share some stocks they're thankful for, and dig into some humble pie. Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Malcolm Gladwell, author of David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.

Nov 27, 2015
Hot IPOs, Cold Pizza & Star Wars
38:40

Wal-Mart surprises. Jack in the Box pops. Square makes its public markets debut. And Urban Outfitters buys a pizza chain? Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Wall Street reform, Volkswagen, and Star Wars. For a free preview of our MDP service, go to MDPRadio.Fool.com. 

Nov 20, 2015
The Devil's In The Dictionary
38:40

Macy's and Nordstrom take a tumble. Homebuilder D.R. Horton raises the roof. Cisco Systems slips. And Priceline trips. Our analysts discuss those stories and Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig talks about his new book, The Devil's Financial Dictionary.

Nov 13, 2015
Facebook Soars, Disney Delivers
38:40

Facebook and Visa hit new highs. Disney's theme parks deliver while TripAdvisor loses some altitude. Our analysts discuss those stories and weigh in on stronger-than-expected jobs numbers. Plus, Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel talks market volatility and shares some fatherly financial advice.  

Nov 06, 2015
Hot Coffee & Cold Wings
38:41

Apple reports record earnings. Starbucks grinds out big profits. LinkedIn connects. And Buffalo Wild Wings goes cold. Our analysts discuss those stories and Yahoo! Finance markets correspondent Nicole Sinclair talks holiday retail.

Oct 30, 2015
New Highs for Alphabet, Amazon & Microsoft
38:41

Alphabet, Amazon, McDonald's and Microsoft hit new highs. Valeant Pharmaceuticals plummets. And Oprah gives Weight Watchers a boost. Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. Plus, CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks big banks, Square IPO, and Star Wars.

Oct 23, 2015
Wal-Mart's 10% Off Sale
38:41

Wal-Mart stumbles. Intel slips. And TripAdvisor takes flight. Motley Fool analysts Jeff Fischer, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories. Plus, Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Mann talks China and investing. For Jeff Fischer's free crash course on options, go to OptionsRadio.Fool.com .

 

 

Oct 16, 2015
Battle in the Beer Industry
38:41

Anheuser-Bush InBev makes another bid for rival SABMiller. Domino’s Pizza serves up strong sales in the U.S., while Yum Brands continues to struggle in China. Plus, Credit Suisse Managing Director Michael Mauboussin shares some insights from his latest book, ''The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing.''

Oct 09, 2015
Spicy Stocks & Tools for Smart Thinking
38:41

The government reports surprising unemployment numbers. Automakers report surprising sales. And rumors fly around Twitter's next CEO. Our analysts discuss those stories and psychology professor Richard Nisbett shares some insights from his new book, Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking

Oct 02, 2015
Volkswagen's Rough Road Ahead
38:41

Volkswagen hits the skids. Nike hits its stride. And Groupon takes 10% off its workforce. Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. Plus, ThomsonReuters Transportation Editor Joe White talks about the implications of the Volkswagen scandal.

 

Sep 25, 2015
The Future of Investing
38:41

What does the Fed's inaction mean for investors? Will Hewlett-Packard's fortunes improve after a break-up? And will Olive Garden continue to serve up big returns? Our analysts tackle those stories and Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner weighs in on Apple, Netflix, and the future of financial services. 

Sep 18, 2015
The Fed's Next Move & Apple's New Gadgets
38:40

Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates? We analyze what the Fed's next move means for investors and discuss Apple's latest gadgets and Lululemon's latest earnings. Plus, Grantland columnist Andy Greenwald analyzes the business of television.

Sep 11, 2015
Costco's Winning Formula
38:41

Costco has racked up big profits for shareholders. In this special episode of Motley Fool Money, Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal shares some secrets to Costco's success.

Sep 04, 2015
What the Market Volatility Means for You
38:41

The stock market has a wild week. What does the latest volatility mean for you? Our analysts discuss that question and share some stocks on their radar. And we revisit our interview with Stephen Dubner, co-author of When to Rob a Bank: And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants

Aug 28, 2015
The Case for Not Panicking
38:41

The stock market tumbles. Is it a time for investors to be greedy or a time for investors to be fearful. Our analysts tackle that question and weigh in on some of the week's earnings news. And former Marketplace host Tess Vigeland talks about her new book, Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want.

Aug 21, 2015
Google's Switch & Buffett's Big Buy
38:41

Google restructures. Shake Shack slips. And Warren Buffett makes a big buy. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. And Motley Fool Asset Management portfolio manager Bill Mann talks about what the volatility in China means for investors.

Aug 14, 2015
Trouble in the Magic Kingdom?
38:41

Walt Disney shares fall on concerns over cord cutting. Is it a buying opportunity or is Disney losing its magic? We tackle that question and talk CVS, Coach, Lumber Liquidators, Priceline, and Zillow. And Paul Downs talks about his new book, Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business.

Aug 07, 2015
The Future of Facebook
38:41

Facebook and LinkedIn fail to impress Wall Street. Twitter plummets. And Whole Food slips. Our analysts tackle those stories and discuss when to sell a stock. Plus, MarketWatch columnist Chuck Jaffe talks Apple, mutual funds, and investor sentiment.

Jul 31, 2015
Amazon's Surprising Rise to the Top
38:41

Amazon.com soars after big earnings. And Chipotle, Starbucks, and UnderArmour get in on the party as well. Our analysts tackle those stories and debate the future of McDonald's. Plus, behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about his new book, Irrationally Yours: On Missing Socks, Pickup Lines, and Other Existential Puzzles.

Jul 24, 2015
Will Google Overtake Apple?
38:41

Google has its best week in more than ten years. Will the tech giant overtake Apple in the race to a trillion dollar market cap? Our analysts tackle that question and delve into big earnings from Dominos, eBay, and Netflix. And Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks Comic Con 2015 and the battle for the living room.

 

Jul 17, 2015
China, Cybersecurity & Baseball’s Business
38:41

The NYSE halted trading and United Airlines grounded thousands of flights, both due to computer problems, so is it time to invest in cybersecurity stocks? China’s market is tanking, but should U.S. investors buy the dip? Plus, sportswriter Barry Svrluga analyzes baseball’s $9 billion industry and discusses his new book, “The Grind: Inside Baseball’s Endless Season”.

Jul 10, 2015
Declare Your Financial Independence!
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We celebrate America’s 239th birthday with our “Financial Independence” special, featuring encore interviews with two of the best of the business: Dave Ramsey and Clark Howard.

Jul 03, 2015
Nike’s Victory Lap & Alibaba’s Exit
38:41

Nike shares hit an all-time high after strong Q4 results. Alibaba sells its U.S. business. IAC prepares to spin off Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid. Is it time to invest in online dating? We analyze those stories, dip into the Fool Mailbag and share a few stocks on our radar. Plus, Tim Hanson discusses the latest drama between Greece and the EU, investing in China, and what he’s watching in the 2nd half of 2015.

Jun 26, 2015
The Next Priceline?
38:41

TripAdvisor soars on its partnership with Marriott. And Fitbit soars in its Wall Street debut. Our analysts discuss some of the week's top business stories and Zillow Chief Marketing Officer Amy Bohutinsky talks about the future of real estate.

Jun 19, 2015
Mid-Year Review & the Business of Extreme Sports
38:41

On this week's show, our analysts review the first half of 2015 and talk about some of the stock market's biggest surprises. And CNBC's Carl Quintanilla talks Apple, GoPro, and the big business of extreme sports.

Jun 10, 2015
Time to Take Stock in Automakers?
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The government reports stronger than expected jobs numbers. Automakers report surprising sales. Yahoo! partners with the NFL. And Herbalife goes on the attack. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Chris talks Ford, GM, and leadership with best-selling author Bryce Hoffman.

Jun 05, 2015
Amazon's Speed, GoPro's Drones, and the Colonel's Comeback
38:41

Amazon launches same-day delivery. GoPro gets into the drone business. Michael Kors reports some unfashionable numbers. And Yum! Brands brings back Colonel Sanders. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. And Motley Fool Asset Management portfolio manager Bill Mann talks investing and China. 

May 29, 2015
Why Target is Seeing Green
38:41

Target reports big earnings. Home Depot raises the roof. And Red Robin flies higher. Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. And corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks McDonald's, Mad Men, and Memorial Day movies. 

May 21, 2015
David Gardner on Tesla, Star Wars, & Advice for Graduates
38:41

Verizon buys AOL. American Express hikes its dividend. And Shake Shack serves up surprising earnings. Our analysts discuss those stories and other business headlines. And Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner shares some advice for graduates and talks Apple, Tesla, and Star Wars. For more insights from David and his Supernova team, go to DiscoverSupernova.fool.com

 

 

May 15, 2015
Disney's Magic Touch
38:30

Disney reports big earnings. Whole Foods thinks small. And TripAdvisor flies higher. Our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar. And Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner shares some insights from his new book, When to Rob a Bank?

 

 

May 08, 2015
Apple, LinkedIn, and Twitter
38:41

Apple reports big earnings. LinkedIn and Twitter stumble. And Lumber Liquidators falls to a 3-year low. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel talks earnings, easy money, and misguided financial advice. 

May 01, 2015
Amazon's Secret Weapon
38:41

Starbucks serves up a new all-time high. And Amazon and Microsoft find big profits in the cloud. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into earnings news from Chipotle, Google, and 3D Systems. Plus, CNBC journalist Becky Quick previews the upcoming Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. To get a copy of our e-book on Warren Buffett, just email warren@fool.com.

 

Apr 24, 2015
Netflix Delivers
38:41

Netflix delivers big earnings. Etsy has a big debut on Wall Street. And Party City gives investors reasons to celebrate. Our analysts discuss those stories and delve into other earnings news. And Google Senior Vice President of People Operations Laszlo Bock shares some insights from his new book, Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead.

Apr 17, 2015
4 Big Deals
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GE announces a $50 billion share buyback. Royal Dutch Shell agrees to buy BG for $70 billion. And LinkedIn buys online education site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. And New York Times money columnist Ron Lieber talks about his new book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.

Apr 10, 2015
Michael Lewis on Wall Street
38:41

With the 1st quarter of 2015 in the books, what should investors be watching in Q2?McDonald’s joins Wal-Mart and Target in increasing wages for workers. We analyze Amazon’s new “Dash Button”, GoDaddy’s hot IPO, and the latest questions in the Fool Mailbag. Plus, best-selling author Michael Lewis reflects on his first book “Liar’s Poker”, the current landscape on Wall Street, and what advice he has for college graduates.

 

Apr 03, 2015
Buffett’s Buy & Soda’s Steady Decline
38:41

Warren Buffett and 3G Capital team up again for the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods.  Coke and Pepsi grapple with the same problem: diet soda sales falling year over year.  Wall Street’s most powerful woman takes a job with Google.  And McDonald’s rolls out a surprising new product line.  Our analysts discuss those stories and more, plus CPA Megan Brinfield offers tax tips for investors.

Mar 27, 2015
Starbucks’ Bold Move
38:41

Investors react to the Fed's loss of patience. Starbucks announces a stock split and gets some blowback over its latest initiative.  And Nike rises on better-than-expected earnings.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner discusses valuations, hidden gems, Chipotle, Facebook, and Shake Shack. 

Mar 20, 2015
Apple Watch
38:41

Apple unveils its watch. Big banks get a passing grade. Disney announces a sequel to Frozen. And Twitter bets big on video. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. And sports business analyst Kristi Dosh talks about the business of March Madness.

Mar 13, 2015
1 CEO Cooking Up Big Returns
38:41

Costco and Wayfair deliver the goods. Lumber Liquidators collapses. And two big tech stocks make a big switch. We discuss those stories and more. Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Middleby CEO Selim Bassoul about hot ovens and hot stocks.

Mar 06, 2015
Raising the Roof
38:41

Target hits the mark.  Home Depot and Lowes raise the roof.  And the nightmares continue for DreamWorks.   Our analysts discuss those stories and Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Mann talks Tesla, Google, and international investing.

Feb 27, 2015
The Creator's Code
38:41

Priceline soars.  Solar City feels the heat.  And Jack-in-the-Box hits a new high.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And Amy Wilkinson talks about her book, The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs.

 

 

Feb 20, 2015
The S&P's New High: Too Late to Buy?
38:41

The S&P 500 hits a new high.  Trip Advisor soars.  Whole Foods delivers. And Amerian Express declines.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks proxy voting, executive pay, and Academy Awards. 

Feb 13, 2015
The Mouse That Roared
38:41

Disney reports record earnings and shares hit an all-time high.  Will the magic continue for investors?  Our analysts tackle that question and delve into the latest numbers from Chipotle, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more.   And Motley Fool Pro Australia advisor Joe Magyer talks Google and China.  

Feb 06, 2015
Apple, Facebook, and Legendary IPOs
38:41

Apple and Google rise on earnings.  Facebook slips.  McDonald's gets a new big cheese. And one company announces a legendary IPO.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some time-tested rules for investors. 

Jan 30, 2015
How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life
38:41

Netflix surprises.  McDonald's stumbles.  Starbucks serves up big earnings.  And the New Hampshire lottery serves up the sweet smell of bacon.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And economist Russ Roberts shares some insights from his book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life:  An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness.

 

 

Jan 23, 2015
Monster Trucks and Earnings Surprises
38:41

Intel surprises.  Best Buy disappoints.  And Target checks out of Canada.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And veteran auto writer Paul Lienert shares the latest on big trucks, self-driving cars, and The North American International Auto Show.

Jan 16, 2015
Money Tips for the New Year
38:41

Coach goes shoe shopping.  The Container Store falls as investors fail to contain their pessimism.  And Costco and J.C. Penney ring up strong holiday numbers.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And Motley Fool Personal Finance expert Dayana Yochim shares some tips for 2015.

 

 

Jan 09, 2015
2015 Preview: Part Two
38:41

What's the big question for investors in 2015?  Which industries are worth watching?  Which stocks are poised to have a big year?   In part two of our 2015 preview, we tackle those questions and talk about some stocks to watch in the year ahead.    And we revisit our interview with Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind.

Dec 30, 2014
2015 Preview: Part One
38:41

Which industries are poised to have a big 2015?  Which emerging markets will emerge for investors?  Are energy companies undervalued?  Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Mann and Tim Hanson tackle those questions in part one of our 2015 preview.  And we revisit our interview with How to Speak Money author John Lanchester.

Dec 23, 2014
Year in Review
38:41

What was the business story of 2014?  What was the biggest surprise?  Which CEOs deserver some holiday cheer?  Who deserves a lump of coal?  We tackle those questions and revisit our interview with How Not To Be Wrong author Jordan Ellenberg.

 

 

Dec 19, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 12.12.2014
38:41

Costco hits an all-time high.  Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO steps down.  And LendingClub has a big debut on Wall Street.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  Plus, Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel takes stock in declining oil prices.

 

 

Dec 12, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 12.05.2014
38:41

The market hits new highs.  Disney hikes its dividend.  Abercrombie & Fitch reports unfashionable earnings.   And Burger King brings back the Yumbo.   On this week’s Motley Fool Money Radio Show, our analysts discuss those stories and share three stocks on their radar.  Plus, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla weighs in on some big stories for the year ahead.

Dec 05, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 11.28.2014
38:41

On our Thanksgiving Special, our analysts talk turkey, share some stocks they're thankful for, and eat some humble pie.  Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks about the Uber controversy, Toy Story 4, and the future of the movie business. 

Nov 25, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 11.21.2014
38:41

China cuts interest rates.   Best Buy surprises investors.  Keurig Green Mountain tumbles.  And Jack in the Box heats up.   Our analysts discuss those stories.  Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Whole Foods co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb.

Nov 21, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 11.14.2014
38:41

Wal-mart surprises investors.  Buffett loads up on batteries.  Hasbro eyes DreamWorks.  And Twitter has a heart-to-heart with Wall Street analysts.   Our analysts discuss those stories and explain why the battle for mobile payment may already be over.  

Nov 14, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 11.07.2014
38:41

On this week's show, our analysts discuss earnings news from Alibaba, GoPro, Tesla, and Whole Foods.  Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel talks elections and investing.  And tech entrepreneur Josh Baer shares some startup secrets.

Nov 07, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 10.31.2014
39:08

On this week's show, our analysts discuss earnings news from Facebook, GoPro, LinkedIn, MasterCard, and Starbucks.  And Lawrence Cunningham talks about his new book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett:  The Enduring Value of Values.

Oct 31, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 10.24.2014
38:41

Apple hits a new high.  Amazon stumbles.  Microsoft surprises.  And McDonald’s slowdown continues.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And we talk about the power of the unconventional with Linda Rottenberg, author of Crazy is a Compliment: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags.

Oct 24, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 10.17.2014
39:08

Stock market volatility continues.  Google misses.  Netflix tumbles.  And Barbie trips.  Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.  And Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, author of The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age

Oct 17, 2014
Motley Fool Money: 10.10.2014
38:41