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 Apr 14, 2020

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The Motley Fool's daily look at stocks in the news, the top business/investing stories, and occasional tangents.

Episode Date
This Stock is FUBO
15:30

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

Mar 03, 2021
2 Stocks We’re Not Selling
20:20

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

Mar 02, 2021
JNJ’s Shot Boosts the Market
21:33

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

Mar 01, 2021
Pizza Stocks Fall, Candles Power L Brands’ Quarter
23:12

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

Feb 25, 2021
Square, Lowe’s, and The Great Reopening
15:06

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

Feb 24, 2021
2 Earnings, 2 Secondary Offerings
17:32

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

Feb 23, 2021
Discovery+ Impresses Wall St.
20:44

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

Feb 22, 2021
1 Stock More Investors Should Know About
18:59

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

Feb 18, 2021
January Retail, Shopify, and BRK Buys
19:43

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

Feb 17, 2021
Health, Tech, Auto Sales
17:06

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

Feb 16, 2021
High-Velocity Market Propels Zillow
16:12

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

Feb 11, 2021
Good News Comes in Threes
13:38

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

Feb 10, 2021
What do Google, Zoom, and Chegg have in common?
20:27

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

Feb 09, 2021
AI, Toys, Super Bowl Ads
21:58

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

Feb 08, 2021
Digital Payments, Food Delivery, and Luxury Parkas!
15:54

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

Feb 04, 2021
Amazon’s New CEO
19:06

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

Feb 03, 2021
“They’re between a rock and a hard place.”
15:21

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

Feb 02, 2021
Standard Oil 2.0, Amazon Preview
20:42

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

Feb 01, 2021
Apple’s Blowout Quarter
18:32

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

Jan 28, 2021
Big Tech, Entertainment, and Coffee
17:42

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

Jan 27, 2021
“Let’s talk about GameStop.”
18:25

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

Jan 26, 2021
6 Stocks for Unleashed Consumer Spending
20:32

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

Jan 25, 2021
Airlines, Energy, and the NFL
22:54

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

Jan 21, 2021
Netflix Eats The World
17:05

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

Jan 20, 2021
Banks, Lasers, and a Whole Lotta Qs
20:16

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

Jan 19, 2021
Delta Improves, GameStop Doubles (In One Week)
14:56

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

Jan 14, 2021
Intel Pops, VMWare Drops (For The Same Reason)
15:33

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

Jan 13, 2021
Zoom Video, Lemonade Ask For Seconds
20:35

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

Jan 12, 2021
A Fight Over…ATMs?
22:16

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

Jan 11, 2021
State of Play: U.S., China
15:37

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

Jan 07, 2021
Georgia on Wall Street’s Mind
20:16

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

Jan 06, 2021
“It’s not the years, it’s the mileage.”
16:29

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

Jan 05, 2021
1 Done Deal, 1 Pending Deal
17:46

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

Jan 04, 2021
“This is what winning looks like.”
11:19

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

Dec 31, 2020
2020’s Market Was More Complex Than It Will Appear
14:59

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

Dec 30, 2020
Square Music?
15:59

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

Dec 28, 2020
Thank You, Clark Howard
25:55

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

Dec 26, 2020
‘Twas The Night Before Christmas
10:27

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

Dec 24, 2020
2 CEOs of the Year, 1 Honorable Mention
21:30

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

 

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

 

Dec 23, 2020
Real Talk About The RealReal
17:05

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

 

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

Dec 22, 2020
Nike’s New High, JPM’s New Plan
22:07

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

 

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

Dec 21, 2020
Kringle, P.I.
01:12:34

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

 

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

Dec 19, 2020
“A little bit of a nightmare for investors.”
20:11

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

 

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

Dec 17, 2020
BlackRock’s North Star
25:46

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

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

 

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

Dec 16, 2020
Grant Sabatier, Founder of Millennial Money
26:18

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

 

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Holiday Song - “Swingin' Dreidel” by Kenny Ellis

Dec 15, 2020
Google Gets a Pass
26:28

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

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

Dec 14, 2020
Facebook, Starbucks, Airbnb
22:51

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

 

Holiday Song - “Dreidel” by the Slackers

Dec 10, 2020
Cybersecurity Stocks, DoorDash IPO
21:16

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

 

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

Dec 09, 2020
Stitch Fix Soars
16:39

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

 

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

Dec 08, 2020
“The actual business burns money.”
19:39

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

 

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

Dec 07, 2020
Got Cybersecurity Stocks?
16:48

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

 

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

Dec 03, 2020
“The battle is joined!”
27:28

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

 

Holiday music - “Snow” by Leslie Odom Jr.

Dec 02, 2020
Zoom Drops, Kohl’s Pops
24:02

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

 

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

Dec 01, 2020
Salesforce + Slack = ?
18:08

Salesforce is reportedly set to announce an acquisition of Slack, but what will the result be for shareholders? General Motors walks away from taking an equity stake in Nikola, causing Nikola shares to fall 25%. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Shopify’s role in a record-setting Black Friday for online sales.

Nov 30, 2020
Yellen Returns, McCormick Makes a Deal
21:42

Janet Yellen is set to become the first female U.S. Treasury Secretary. Dollar Tree, Best Buy, and Burlington Stores issue 3rd-quarter reports. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as McCormick’s move to buy Cholula hot sauce for $800 million. (Tangents include power couples, Cholula vs. Frank’s RedHot, and the proper way to store hot sauces.)

Nov 24, 2020
Spotlight on Snap
20:56

Snap unveils Spotlight, a TikTok-like feature on Snapchat. Korn Ferry bounces back in the wake of more positive vaccine news. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the role that ETFs can play in your investing.

 

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Nov 23, 2020
SEC’s Plan for Chinese Stocks
20:14

Nvidia posts big numbers in the 3rd quarter, but shares of the chipmaker fall a bit on guidance. Macy’s 3rd-quarter digital sales can’t save the troubled retailer. The SEC is reportedly working on a plan to require Chinese companies to use auditors overseen by the U.S. or risk being shut out of American stock exchanges. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and weighs in on the early rush of radio stations flipping to “Holiday Music” formats.

Nov 19, 2020
Target: Another All-Time High
19:42

Target’s stock hits an all-time high after a blowout 3rd quarter. Lowe’s falls despite 3rd-quarter sales rising 30%. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, as well as the latest vaccine news, and a pair of secondary offerings from cruise lines.

Nov 18, 2020
“Amazon Pharmacy” Sends Pharmacy Stocks Down
17:35

The launch of “Amazon Pharmacy” sends shares of CVS Health, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and GoodRX down 10-20%. Jason Moser analyzes the opportunity for Amazon and the various threat levels for different companies in the industry. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Walmart and Home Depot, outlook for the holiday season, and Home Depot’s lack of a loyalty program for everyday consumers.

Nov 17, 2020
Moderna’s Vaccine & Merger Monday
18:41

Moderna shares hit a new high after promising results from the latest trial of their Covid-19 vaccine. Simon Property Group finalizes a deal to buy rival mall operator Taubman Centers. Home Depot buys HD Supply in a deal worth $8 billion. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as PNC Financial’s deal to acquire the U.S. business from BBVA.

Nov 16, 2020
Singles’ Day, Alibaba, and the Rise of Wix.com
15:22

Alibaba racks up a record $75 billion in sales as part of its Singles’ Day promotions. Shares of Wix.com may be falling today but the website creator’s stock has doubled in 2020. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, as well as the latest quarter from Edgewell Personal Care.

Nov 12, 2020
“I have no idea why anyone wants to own this company.”
23:05

Lyft shares rise on higher 3rd-quarter revenue and the promise of food delivery. Aurora Cannabis falls 20% on plans for a secondary offering. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why Nelnet is his favorite Nebraska company not named Berkshire-Hathaway. Plus, we discuss Veterans Day in the U.S., Remembrance Day in Canada, and Jim’s local connection to the poem “In Flanders Fields”.

Nov 11, 2020
Beyond Meat Tanks, Ulta Beauty and Target Team Up
18:37

Beyond Meat shares fall 20% after a rough 3rd-quarter report. D.R. Horton wraps up the fiscal year with a strong 4th-quarter report, and the homebuilder’s outlook for 2021 is even stronger. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and the new partnership between Target and Ulta Beauty.

Nov 10, 2020
The Vaccine
24:43

Promising results from a Covid-19 vaccine in late-stage trials sends the S&P 500 to an all-time high. Bill Barker analyzes the rise of entire categories of stocks (airlines, travel, hotels, cruise lines, etc.) as well as the fall of some “stay-at-home” businesses like Zoom Video and Peloton. We also discuss the latest results from McDonald’s and Berkshire-Hathaway. (Tangents include plant-based burgers, the passing of Alex Trebek, and SNL’s version of “Celebrity Jeopardy”.)

Nov 09, 2020
Mercadolibre, Match Group Hit New Highs
17:39

2nd-quarter revenue for Mercadolibre skyrockets. General Motors sells a surprising (in a good way!) number of trucks and SUVs in the 3rd quarter. Match Group continues to dominate the market of digital dating. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he likes to ask the question, “What do you hate about this company?” when evaluating a business.

Nov 05, 2020
“The sun comes up and the world still spins.”
17:44

Despite election uncertainty, business continues on Wall Street. Shares of Scott’s Miracle-Gro rise after the company wraps up a strong fiscal year. Global same-store sales were a bright spot in Wendy’s 3rd-quarter report, but challenges continue. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, as well as Uber and Lyft getting a boost from California’s voters.

Nov 04, 2020
Clorox Crushes
21:59

Clorox raises guidance after an eye-popping 1st-quarter report. AMC Networks struggles to make its business as compelling as its programming. Inspire Brands’ finalizes its acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands, making it the biggest deal in the restaurant industry since 2014. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reminisces about Friendly’s restaurants and ice cream.

Nov 02, 2020
The 20X Stock You’re Missing
25:53

Microsoft falls despite strong 1st-quarter results. Boeing announces more job cuts. Tupperware pops another 30% after crushing its 3rd quarter and continuing its run as one of the hottest stocks since March. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as the latest news from the beer industry. (Tangents include reactions to the L.A. Dodgers winning the World Series and more overrated/underrated Halloween candies.)

Oct 28, 2020
Earnings Preview: Etsy, Spotify, Starbucks
19:29

What should investors expect from high-flying Etsy when it reports 3rd-quarter results on Wednesday? Is subscriber growth still the #1 priority for Spotify? How will Starbucks wrap up its fiscal year? Jason Moser answers those questions and makes his picks for overrated and underrated Halloween candy.

Oct 27, 2020
Dunkin’ Goes Private
19:42

Dunkin’ Brands is on the verge of being taken private (at a 20% premium!) by Inspire Brands. SAP warns on revenue and shares drop more than 20%. Hasbro’s 3rd-quarter profits and revenue beat expectations, but the stock falls anyway. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why the toy industry is analogous to the fashion industry.

Oct 26, 2020
Quibi is Proof that Capitalism Works
18:47

Tesla produces its 5th consecutive profitable quarter. Chipotle shares drop 5% despite strong 3rd-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the short, expensive, painful life of Quibi, the short-video streaming service that closed due to complete lack of interest.

Oct 22, 2020
Netflix, Snap, WD-40
13:58

Subscriber growth for Netflix is at its lowest point in four years. Snap’s 3rd-quarter surprise sends the stock up 30%. WD-40 hits an all-time high after strong 4th-quarter results. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares which upcoming Netflix show she’s most looking forward to.

Oct 21, 2020
The U.S. vs Google
22:59

Procter & Gamble hits an all-time high on strong 1st-quarter sales. Albertson’s pops after digital sales in the 2nd quarter rise 243%. Logitech’s 2nd-quarter profits triple Wall Street’s expectations. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against Google.

Oct 20, 2020
“I wouldn’t go near this with YOUR money.”
17:13

Solar energy stocks have been on a tear, but is now the time to buy? What happens to the ever-popular PE Ratio if a company’s profits don’t exist? Jim Gillies tackles those questions and shares what he’s watching this earnings season.


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Oct 19, 2020
Fastly Drops, Sleep Number Pops
17:49

Fastly falls 25% as the edge cloud platform company warns of lower revenue from its biggest customer (TikTok). Sleep Number hits a new all-time high after strong 3rd-quarter profits surprise Wall Street. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well how Peleton, Planet Fitness, YogaWorks and others are dealing with the evolving fitness industry.

Oct 15, 2020
Nuthin’ But A 5G Thang
14:44

Apple’s iPhone 12 event was all about 5G. Tim Beyers analyzes the new devices and shares two additional companies with a stake in Apple’s fortunes. Plus we discuss the latest earnings from UnitedHealth and whether its worth holding on to shares of Disney that bought in 1993.

Oct 14, 2020
Disney’s Changing of the Guard is Official
21:48

Disney CEO Bob Chapek reorganizes the business in an even greater commitment to streaming video. Johnson & Johnson’s 3rd-quarter earnings take a back seat to news about its Covid-19 vaccine trial. Shares of Ethan Allen pop on increased guidance for actual profits in the 1st quarter. Jason Moser analyzes these stories and gives a quick preview of what investors should expect from Big Banks this earnings season.

Oct 13, 2020
Should Gen Z Own Dividend Stocks?
21:24

Twilio uses $3.2 billion worth of stock to buy Segment, a privately-held provider of customer data platforms. Apple and Amazon have big events on Tuesday, so how should investors be thinking about them? Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and discusses whether investors in their 20s should have a place in their portfolios for dividend-paying stocks like Pepsi.

Oct 12, 2020
Big Tech, Big Bank, Big Pizza
17:54

IBM shares pop as Big Blue announces a surprising spin-off. Morgan Stanley makes a $7 billion deal for Eaton Vance. Shares of Domino’s Pizza fall as rising cheese costs outweigh robust same-store sales in the 3rd quarter. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reflects on National Pizza Month.

Oct 08, 2020
Howard Stern: The Billion-Dollar Man
17:12

Shares of Levi Strauss pop on strong 3rd-quarter online sales. AT&T looks to sell DirecTV for much less than the asking price. Sirius XM gets set to pay Howard Stern $120 million a year. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he owns stock in one of Levi’s rivals.

Oct 07, 2020
Apparel Retail is Worse Than You Think
16:26

Alteryx pops 25% after the data analytics software company raises guidance on 3rd-quarter results. The retail landscape is shifting dramatically with some companies seeing higher profit margins while apparel retail is in a world of hurt. Bill Barker analyzes those stores and discusses Mondelez shifting their capital allocation strategy.

Oct 06, 2020
Movie Theater Stocks Have Two Problems
18:30

Venmo introduces a new credit card. Movie theater stocks get pummeled as the 2nd-largest chain in the world closes all of its theaters in the U.S. and UK. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and talks portfolio allocation strategy as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Oct 05, 2020
The “Obviously-Going-To-Die” Stocks
20:02

Bed Bath & Beyond pops more than 30% on a surprisingly strong 2nd-quarter report. Pepsi treads water as 3rd-quarter sales of snacks make up for weak soda sales. Playboy Enterprises plots a return to the public markets via a reverse-merger with Mountain Crest Acquisition. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he’s intrigued by companies that everyone assumes are going to die.

Oct 01, 2020
GM-Nikola Deal in Flux
13:13
Disney lays off 28,000 employees from its U.S. theme parks. The deal between General Motors and Nikola gets some last-minute revisions as negotiations continue. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and discusses newly-public Asana Software.
Sep 30, 2020
McCormick, Google, BBBY
17:04

McCormick posts a strong 3rd-quarter report and announces a 2-for-1 stock split. Google starts getting serious about charging a 30% fee within its Google Play platform. Bed Bath & Beyond partners with Instacart and Shipt on same-day delivery. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses Brian Cornell’s leadership at Target.

Sep 29, 2020
Trend: Chinese Stocks Delisting
16:28

Sina Corp becomes the latest China-based business to go private. Amazon announces Prime Day and UPS gets an upgrade, but do either portend good things for the holiday retail season? Emily Flippen analyzes those topics and explains why investor shouldn’t rely on any single metric, including (especially?) the PEG Ratio.

Sep 28, 2020
Cars, Food, Video Games
13:22

CarMax falls despite strong 2nd-quarter results. Darden Restaurants rises despite 1st-quarter revenue dropping nearly 30%. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and discusses recent IPO Unity Software.

Sep 24, 2020
Nike Soars, Stitch Fix Stumbles
14:08

Nike’s digital sales in the 1st quarter propel the stock to a new all-time high. Stitch Fix posts a much bigger loss in the 4th quarter than Wall Street was expecting. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and discusses Tesla’s “Battery Day” announcements.

Sep 23, 2020
3 Baskets of Stocks
18:47

AutoZone closes out the fiscal year with record same-store sales growth. Quibi is “exploring strategic alternatives”. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and shares the 11 stocks in his “War on Cash” basket, “Healthcare & Wealthcare” basket, and “Triple A” basket.

Sep 22, 2020
Nikola Founder Quits
25:18

Nikola’s founder quits effective immediately and shares of the electric truck maker fall 20%. Deutsche Bank and HSBC hit all-time lows in the wake of financial scandals. Brookfield Asset Management shares are down for the year, prompting questions of a potential buying opportunity for the stock. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the latest medical research on the health benefits of coffee.

Sep 21, 2020
“Is this madness or Sparta?”
15:59

Snowflake more than doubles on its 1st day as a public company. Sony announces two versions of the PlayStation 5 to compete with Microsoft latest Xbox news. Dan Kline analyzes those stories and weighs in on the latest in the world of sports betting as DraftKings, Caesar’s Entertainment, ESPN, and Penn National Gaming all make headlines.

Sep 17, 2020
1 New High, 1 Underrated CEO
17:09

FedEx hits a new all-time high after 1st-quarter revenue hits a record $19.3 billion. Adobe shares fall a bit despite record revenue in the 3rd quarter. Apple unveils a new watch and new iPads, but it’s the Fitness+ service that’s getting more of the media’s attention. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares why more investors should know about Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen.

Sep 16, 2020
Housing, Retail, Entertainment
19:45

Lennar Corp beats expectations (and improves gross margins) in Q3. Lowe’s launches their own “Shark Tank” to help small businesses. ViacomCBS announces that their “CBS All Access” streaming service will get a rebranding in 2021. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and more.

 

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Sep 15, 2020
Mega-Deals Monday!
20:16

Nvidia buys chipmaker Arm Holdings in a deal worth $40 billion. Oracle becomes TikTok’s technology partner in the U.S. Gilead Sciences buys cancer treatment-maker Immunomedics for $21 billion. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the NFL’s opening weekend and AB-InBev cutting in-stadium sponsorships.

Sep 14, 2020
Citi Makes History
11:21

RH hits an all-time high as the luxury furniture retailer crushes its latest quarterly report. Citigroup announces Jane Fraser will become CEO starting in February, making her the first female CEO of a major U.S. bank. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories as well as recently-public Rocket Companies.

Sep 10, 2020
2 Stocks We Just Bought
18:40

Slack falls 15% on slowing growth. Lululemon Athletica’s digital sales in the 2nd quarter rose 155% but Wall Street isn’t impressed. Casey’s General Stores hits an all-time high after strong 1st-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the two stocks that he and Matt Frankel just bought.

Sep 09, 2020
“Why do you own what you own?
17:48

Nikola Corporation shares pop 35% on a new partnership with General Motors. Peloton broadens its offerings of exercise equipment and Wall Street likes what it sees. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses Tesla’s recent stock movements and ExxonMobil’s worsening financial situation.

Sep 08, 2020
Meet Stig Brodersen
17:15

If you listen to financial podcasts, you’re probably already familiar with Stig Brodersen. The co-founder of The Investor’s Network, he hosts “We Study Billionaires”, one of the most popular investing shows out there. We talked about his approach to investing, the markets he focuses on, how he looks at diversification, and why he’s keeping a close eye on “unloved banks”.

Sep 02, 2020
Zoom Rises, Walmart+ Impresses
17:19

Zoom Video shares soar after 2nd-quarter revenue rises 355%. Liberty Oilfield Services shares pop 30% after a deal with Schlumberger. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Walmart’s unveiling of details on its new membership service.

Sep 01, 2020
Buffett’s Latest Buys
14:17

Warren Buffett celebrating his 90th birthday by buying shares of the five largest trading companies in Japan. Bill Mann analyzes the latest move by Berkshire-Hathaway, the economic legacy of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the misplaced excitement over Apple and Tesla splitting their stocks.

Aug 31, 2020
Green Light for Rapid Testing?
18:52

Abbott Labs hits a new all-time high after the FDA approves the company’s rapid Covid-19 test. Tiffany and Dollar General issue 2nd-quarter reports, offering an interesting look at both ends of the retail spectrum. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories, and shares some compelling reasons why investors looking for steady yield should take a closer look at the “Big Five” banks in Canada.

Aug 27, 2020
“The most shocking earnings report since the pandemic began.”
18:09

Shares of Salesforce.com rise 26% after 2nd-quarter profits double Wall Street’s expectations. Digital sales in Dick’s Sporting Goods’ 2nd quarter rise 194%. Urban Outfitters reports a profit in the 2nd quarter sending the stock up more than 20%. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and shares which one is the most surprising.

Aug 27, 2020
Big Shake-Up in the Dow
17:33

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has it’s biggest shake-up in years. Amgen, Honeywell, and Salesforce.com will replace Pfizer, Raytheon Technologies, and ExxonMobil. Jason Moser analyzes the moves, as well as some eye-popping numbers in Best Buy’s 2nd-quarter report. We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the basket approach to investing.

Aug 25, 2020
Safety Steps for Airlines, Movie Theaters
18:18

Airline stocks rise on encouraging numbers from TSA and a green light from the EPA. The largest movie theater chains in America team up to create “CinemaSafe” protocols, but will audiences return? Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss what to do when one stock becomes 40% of your portfolio.

Aug 24, 2020
Potential Hotel Merger, Potential Airbnb IPO
21:20

InterContinental Hotels Group and Accor are reportedly talking about a merger that would result in the largest hotel operator in the world. Airbnb takes a big step towards going public. Intel announces a $10 billion stock buyback plan. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as the latest earnings from L Brands. (Tangents include autumnal candle scents and the potential for moving Halloween to another part of the year.)

Aug 20, 2020
Target’s Record-Shattering Quarter
16:29

Target and Lowe’s both hit new all-time highs after their 2nd-quarter reports, but it’s Target that’s breaking more than one record. Emily Flippin analyzes those stories, as well as the latest results from TJX Companies and Apple hitting a market cap of $2,000,000,000,000.

Aug 19, 2020
Walmart & Home Depot Crush Q2
18:23

Walmart’s 2nd-quarter e-commerce sales nearly doubled. Home Depot’s 2nd-quarter profits rise 25%. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as the latest results from Advance Auto Parts.

Aug 18, 2020
“This is a hedge against disaster.”
15:11

That’s how Bill Mann describes Berkshire-Hathaway’s surprising investment in Barrick Gold. Bill also analyzes JD.com’s strong 2nd-quarter report and Citigroup’s “clerical error” for the ages.

Aug 17, 2020
“Why do I want to get in your car?”
18:27

Lyft’s 2nd-quarter revenue fell more than 60%. Tapestry’s online sales in the 4th quarter were strong, but not enough to make up for the numerous questions facing the company. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories, along with AMC Entertainment’s promotion to re-open movie theaters in the U.S.

Aug 13, 2020
Microsoft’s New Phone is Ready
18:02

Tencent’s gaming division boosts 2nd-quarter results. Same-store sales at Chili’s help Brinker International’s 4th quarter come in better than expected. Microsoft announces a launch date (Sept. 10th) and a price ($1400!) for its new Surface Duo phone. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, and we share a few thoughts on the incredible life of Sumner Redstone.

Aug 12, 2020
ESG Hits $1T
18:29

Lumentum Holdings rises on a strong 4th-quarter report and guidance for the new fiscal year. ESG funds now have more than $1 trillion under management. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the wedding industry and its potential for a rebound.

Aug 11, 2020
Hotels & Malls Maneuver for Tenants
17:52

Marriott posts its first quarterly loss in nearly nine years. Simon Property Group is talking with Amazon about taking over vacant mall space. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and explains how the scramble to fill empty space is forcing companies to get creative. Plus we discuss the recent rise and fall of Eastman Kodak’s stock and the latest quarterly results from Berkshire-Hathaway.

Aug 10, 2020
Uncle Nearest: The Whiskey Making History
28:33

You’ve heard of Jack Daniel’s, but have you heard of his mentor Uncle Nearest? CEO Fawn Weaver shares the true-life story behind an iconic American brand, and how she and her team are making history with the fastest-growing whiskey in the U.S.

 

To learn more about this company go to www.unclenearest.com.

Aug 05, 2020
An Overnight Success 10 Years in the Making
25:13

Soap company launches hand sanitizer line during pandemic and sales skyrocket! But don’t call Soapbox Soaps an overnight success. David Simnick started Soapbox Soaps with a mission in mind, one that he and his team have never wavered from. In this episode David discusses how Soapbox Soaps started, the consumer goods landscape, and more.

 

You can learn more about this company by going to www.soapboxsoaps.com.

Aug 04, 2020
Gaming Stocks and the Rise of UGC
16:25

No one studies the video gaming industry like Aaron Bush.  We discuss gaming’s rise during the pandemic, the ripple effect of major league sports being delayed, and the relative valuations of Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two Interactive. Plus Aaron shares the game release he’s looking forward to and the trend investors should be watching.

To learn more about this growing industry, check out more from Aaron at www.masterthemeta.com.

Aug 03, 2020
UPS, PayPal hit All-Time Highs
15:43

UPS pops 17% as consumer shipments drive an incredible 2nd-quarter report. Mastercard’s 2nd-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected, but payment volume drops. PayPal’s record revenue in the 2nd quarter pushes the stock to an all-time high. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares a thought on Amazon’s report coming after the closing bell today.

 

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Jul 30, 2020
“It’s the end of movies as we know it.”
20:32

Starbucks rises despite same-store sales falling 40% in the 3rd quarter. Spotify’s 2nd quarter report has it closing in on 140 million paid subscribers. Scotts Miracle-Gro hits an all-time high after a fantastic 3rd-quarter. Dan Kline analyzes those stories, as well as AMC Theaters striking a landscape-shifting deal with Comcast’s Universal Pictures.

Jul 29, 2020
A Boring Business Rewarding Shareholders
23:30

Sherwin-Williams hits a new all-time high on strong 2nd-quarter profits. Jason Moser analyzes the beauty of a paint business that has returned more than 900% over the past decade for shareholders. Plus we discuss DR Horton’s new all-time high, McDonald’s better-than-it-might-appear 2nd-quarter results, and Facebook’s new attempt to take on TikTok.

Jul 28, 2020
Mailbag: What To Do with Cash?
14:57

It’s Mailbag Monday! What percentage of your money should be invested in the stock market? Will payment companies be the big winners in a post-pandemic world? Emily Flippen tackles those questions, along with the latest earnings from Hasbro and the latest news from Moderna.

Jul 27, 2020
Twitter, Microsoft, Chipotle
20:02

Twitter shares pop as one key metric in their 2nd-quarter report surprises Wall Street. Microsoft’s cloud business grows “only” 47% in the 4th quarter. Chipotle’s digital sales skyrocket in the 2nd quarter, but overall comps fall nearly 10%. Ryan Henderson and Ian Gray analyze those stories and share two companies on their radar: Procore, a construction management software business that’s filed to go public later this year, and Blackline (Nasdaq: BL), an accounting SasS platform.

Jul 23, 2020
Big Music Deal for Spotify
14:30

Spotify strikes a long-term licensing deal with Universal Music Group. Abit Malin analyzes the deal and shares why she believes it could be a game-changer for Spotify. Plus we discuss iRobot’s lack of clarity overshadowing a strong 2nd-quarter report, and Snap’s 2nd-quarter results having something for both bulls and bears.

Jul 22, 2020
5G Stock You Should Know About
17:09

IBM and Coca-Cola lift the Dow Jones Industrial Average with their latest 2nd-quarter results. Cadence Design Systems hits an all-time high on its latest quarterly report. eBay finalizes a $9.2 billion deal with Adevinta. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares his boots-in-the-air research on Delta Airlines.

Jul 21, 2020
1 Done Deal, 1 Pending Deal
19:03

Chevron buys Noble Energy in an all-stock deal worth more than $12 billion. eBay reportedly closes in on a deal to sell its classified ads business, but what will the final price tag be? Do investors have an opportunity with “affordable luxury” brands like Tapestry and EssilorLuxottica? Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the long-awaited Opening Day for Major League Baseball.

Jul 20, 2020
Twitter? We’d Like To You Ask a Few Questions…
14:19

Twitter got hacked and a lot of questions remain. Johnson & Johnson’s 2nd-quarter revenue fell but the company raised guidance for the full fiscal year. Bankruptcies in the oil & gas industry continue to pile up. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares why Chipotle is the “canary in a coal mine” for the restaurant industry this earnings season.

Jul 16, 2020
Health, Healthcare, Baidu
13:36

Moderna pops on “robust” early results on its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, but will it pass the next big test? UnitedHealth’s 2nd-quarter profits are much higher than expected, but executives are quick to point out why investors shouldn’t get too excited. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories and shares why she’ll be watching Chinese search giant Baidu this earnings season.

Jul 15, 2020
nCino, Man!
17:06

nCino, a provider of cloud-based software for financial institutions, goes public with the hottest IPO since Beyond Meat. Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase deliver 2nd-quarter reports with one big different: trading revenue. Shares of Delta Airlines fall on a rough 2nd-quarter report and plans for recovery. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the boots-on-the-ground research he’ll be doing later this week.

Jul 14, 2020
1 Trend To Watch, 1 Stock To Watch
22:01

Pepsi’s 2nd-quarter revenue falls but snack sales help boost overall results. Can Pepsi’s launch of direct-to-consumer sites pay dividends for shareholders? Carnival Cruise Lines cuts its fleet, AMC Entertainment raises $300 million from investors, and Disney opens one park while getting ready to close another. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, shares why Axon Enterprise is the stock he’s the most curious about this upcoming earnings season, and divulges the most surprising act at the Live Aid concert he attended 35 years ago today!

Jul 13, 2020
Should I Use Options?
14:23

Bed Bath and Beyond falls 20% as 1st-quarter sales are cut in half. Walgreens Boots Alliance struggles with its 3rd-quarter report, while Costco posts strong same-store sales in June. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how options could fit into your investing strategy if you have already built a “buy and hold” portfolio of stocks.

Jul 09, 2020
REITs & Retail
16:47

Shares of Levi’s fall on rough 2nd-quarter results and Brooks Brothers declares bankruptcy. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes the changing retail landscape, consumer spending habits, and the impact of rising savings rates. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the role of REITs and real estate investing when building your portfolio.

Jul 08, 2020
20 Years Ago: Big Win for Small Investors
27:32

Novavax and Regeneron pop after landing grants from Uncle Sam. SiriusXM buys Stitcher (E.W. Scripps’ podcasting division) for $300 million. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we hop in the wayback machine to revisit The Motley Fool’s (and Bill’s) role in helping the SEC pass “Regulation Fair Disclosure” resulting in a big victory for individual investors.

Jul 07, 2020
Uber Buys Postmates, Buffett Buys Nat Gas Assets
16:37

Warren Buffett finally got out his elephant gun! Berkshire-Hathaway buys Dominion Energy’s natural gas assets for nearly $10 billion, while Uber shells out $2.6 billion in stock to buy Postmates. “Industry Focus” host Nick Sciple analyzes both deals, and weighs in on oil/gas vs. green energy as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Jul 06, 2020
Sports, Restaurants, Tesla’s New High
17:00

Tesla hits a new high on higher-than-expected deliveries. McDonald’s hits the pause button on reopening dine-in service. Major League Baseball teams come up with a creative way to get fans at the games (sort of). Dan Kline analyzes those stores, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag and try to make sense of the new marketing campaign from Haagen-Dazs.

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Jul 02, 2020
FedEx, Airlines, Wine
15:10

FedEx shares pop on surprisingly good 4th-quarter results. United Airlines plans to add 25,000 flights in August. Constellation Brands serves up strong 1st-quarter profits and adds Empathy Wines to its portfolio. Abi Malin analyzes those stories, plus we talk about the connection between Bernie Madoff and the greatest contract in the history of professional baseball.

Jul 01, 2020
Lululemon: Investing in the Sweat Life
17:51

Lululemon athletica shares rise after the company buys at-home fitness tech company Mirror for $500 million. Microsoft, Adidas, and Ford Motor join the growing list of companies taking a break from advertising on Facebook. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses selling strategies as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.


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Jun 30, 2020
UA vs. UCLA
14:45

Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Verizon, and Unilever are just a few of the companies that have stopped advertising on social media platforms. How worried should Facebook shareholders be? Is Under Armour’s attempt to get out of a $280 million deal with UCLA a negotiating tactic or the start of a new era in fiscal responsibility? Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and weighs in on Gap’s new 10-year partnership with Kanye West.

 

Jun 29, 2020
Restaurants, Housing, Coffee’s Latest Win
18:21

Darden Restaurant shares rise on better-than-expected results. Shares of KB Home fall more than 10% as net orders plummet. McCormick’s stock hits a new all-time high. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, and discusses the latest scientific study on the health benefits of coffee.

Jun 25, 2020
$6 Billion Worth of Tea
19:46

Dell Technologies considers spinning off its huge stake in VMware. Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners weigh a joint acquisition of J C Penney. Consumer goods giant Unilever looks to sell its tea brands (including Lipton) as a host of private equity firms show their interest. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reveals his beverage consumption routine.

Jun 24, 2020
Facebook, Amazon are Taking Market Share from Google
21:10

eMarketer predicts Google’s ad revenue will drop for the first time in over a decade, while Facebook and Amazon continue to see growth. Jim Gillies analyzes the big tech landscape, plus we discuss Mastercard’s latest acquisition and Starbucks’ newest offering.

Jun 23, 2020
“Who wants to buy Chuck E. Cheese?”
16:30

United Airlines and American Airlines are reportedly set to raise more than $8 billion to keep their balance sheets stable. Dan Kline analyzes the industry and shares why investors shouldn’t be tempted by the “value trap” prices of airline stocks. Plus, we discuss TripAdvisor’s latest guidance and Apollo Global Management’s attempt to sell Chuck E. Cheese.

Jun 22, 2020
“You just saved baseball in 2020.”
19:01

Kroger’s 1st-quarter results were better than expected. Wirecard falls more than 60% after auditors can’t find $2.1 billion. Ford Motor unveils plans for hands-free driving in 2021. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, but more importantly comes up with a plan to save Major League Baseball’s season!

Jun 18, 2020
Groupon’s Struggle, Drafkings’ Offering
13:46

Groupon shares sink after a rough 1st-quarter report and a lot of question marks about the company’s direction. Draftkings announces a secondary stock offering just two months after going public. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and talks about her path to being a financial analyst as we dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Jun 17, 2020
How big is your TAM?
17:32

Retail sales in May rose nearly 18%. Abi Malin analyzes the results and shares why investors should look beyond the headline number. 24 Hour Fitness files for bankruptcy, so what does that mean for a business like Planet Fitness? Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore the topic of “total addressable market” and why investors should be wary of any company’s claims about their own TAM.

Jun 16, 2020
Walmart & Shopify Team Up
16:29

Walmart partners with Shopify to expand its 3rd-party marketplace. BP says its writedown for the current quarter could top $17 billion. Burger King launches the “Impossible Croissan’wich” nationwide. Brian Feroldi analyzes those stories and shares his recent boots-on-the-ground research at Burger King.

Jun 15, 2020
Grubhub Finds A New Buyer
18:23

That Uber/Grubhub deal? It’s off now that Grubhub has accepted an all-stock offering from European delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.com. Dan Kline analyzes the move, as well as Simon Property Group’s deal-terminating letter to Taubman Centers. Plus, we discuss Jay Powell’s comments about economic recovery and whether Major League Baseball will return this year.

Jun 11, 2020
Future of “The 3rd Place”
18:04

Chewy and Five Below both post losses in the 1st quarter, so why is Five Below’s stock the only one popping? Jason Moser analyzes the latest earnings results, and we discuss whether the Starbucks notion of a “third place” is over.

Jun 10, 2020
Software, Retail, Telemedicine
24:19

Macy’s shows signs of life. Coupa Software posts strong quarterly results and guidance. Tailored Brands might be thinking about bankruptcy protection. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss barriers to entry in the tele-medicine industry, as well as Google’s own offering to the video-conferencing competitive landscape.

Jun 09, 2020
Year of the RV?
19:11

Thor Industries, maker of recreational vehicles, hits a 52-week high after strong quarterly results. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes the opportunity for Thor, as well as the historic challenges of the RV market. Plus, we discuss Dunkin’ Brands joining Taco Bell, Domino’s and Papa John’s in looking to hire tens of thousands of workers, as well as Sirius XM’s plans to raise $1 billion in a bond offering.

Jun 08, 2020
Zoom Video’s Audacious Call
21:22

1st-quarter results for Zoom Video Communications were impressive, but more noteworthy was the company DOUBLING its revenue guidance for the full fiscal year. Bill Barker analyzes Zoom’s growth potential, as well as prospects for Warner Music Group on the day of its IPO. Plus, we discuss the precarious state of Tiffany’s deal with LVMH and whether jewelry is even worth it.

Jun 03, 2020
Stitch Fix Layoffs, New Test for CVS
16:12

Strong e-commerce sales kept Dick’s Sporting Goods afloat in the 1st quarter. Stitch Fix lays off 18% of its workforce, but only those living in California. CVS partner with a robotics company to test prescription delivery in Houston. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes those stories and more on today’s episode.

Jun 02, 2020
“You’re not clairvoyant.”
23:08

Shares of Coty rise as the cosmetics company gets its 4th CEO in four years. Bain & Company believes mergers and acquisition activity in the tech industry is poised to soar. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether it’s worth taking a short-term capital gains tax hit.

Jun 01, 2020
“This is a terrible idea.”
19:52

Dollar General and Dollar Tree post stronger-than-expected 1st-quarter reports. Boeing announces layoffs and a restarting of 737 Max production. Amazon commits to long-term hiring. Regal Cinemas expects to reopen movie theaters in July. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline analyzes those stories and shares the summer blockbuster film he’s most looking forward to.

May 28, 2020
“Did they get it right? No.”
21:39

Tractor Supply updates guidance, much to the delight of Wall Street. Domino’s latest same-store sales numbers are good, but Papa John’s posts an even bigger number. The Wall Street Journal believes the RV industry is having a moment. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and critiques a scene in the most recent episode of Showtime’s series Billions.

May 27, 2020
Investing in the Wardrobe Mullet
19:45

Hertz Global files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, sending shares of Avis Budget Group up 15%. Jason Moser analyzes the increasingly changing automotive landscape, including AutoZone’s strong 3rd-quarter report. Crocs rises 10% on the news it’s the only top-30 footwear brand to see an increase in monthly sales.

May 26, 2020
Will Chinese Stocks Be Delisted?
25:32

Boeing shares rise on an upgrade. Mastercard becomes the latest big company to let employees work from home indefinitely. Keurig Dr. Pepper and Ruth’s Hospitality Group announce secondary offerings, sending shares down. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and the potential for Chinese stocks being delisted in the U.S.

May 21, 2020
Retail, Retail, Retail
17:50

Target, Lowe’s, and Urban Outfitters all deliver 1st-quarter reports. Ron Gross analyzes the latest results from the retail universe.

May 20, 2020
TikTok On The Clock
24:57

1st-quarter reports from Walmart and Home Depot have a lot in common: higher sales, higher salaries, and higher spending on keeping stores clean. Jason Moser analyzes the retail landscape and what it means for investors. Plus, TikTok higher Disney executive Kevin Mayer as its new CEO. Does this mean an IPO is definitely in the startup’s future?

May 19, 2020
Moderna’s Rise, JCP’s Split
14:54

Moderna shares pop 20% on encouraging test results. JC Penney’s plan to survive involves splitting into two separate public companies: one for retail, one as a REIT. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss retail and diversification.

May 18, 2020
Time to Bet on DraftKings?
23:38

Cisco Systems rises on strong 3rd-quarter profits. SmileDirectClub sinks after posting a bigger-than-expected 1st-quarter loss. DraftKings gets some attention from Wall Street, sending the stock to an all-time high. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why he believes the NFL season will start on time.

May 14, 2020
Uber + GrubHub?
17:31

Uber is interesting in buying GrubHub, but how much are they willing to pay?  Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of Uber cornering the food delivery market. Plus, we discuss the latest woes from The Container Store and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

 

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May 13, 2020
E-Commerce Gets a Big New Player
18:06

Honda and Toyota shares fall as car rental numbers in the latest Consumer Price Index head lower. Eventbrite shares fall after its latest quarterly report. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and Pepsi’s entry into the e-commerce industry with the launch of Snacks.com.

 

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May 12, 2020
“Let’s check the balance sheet.”
20:04

Shares of Marriott International and Under Armour fall on disappointing (and unsurprising) 1st-quarter reports. Ron Gross analyzes both companies and shares why checking a company’s balance sheet is more important than usual. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss Quidel’s 25% rise on emergency approval from the FDA on the company’s Covid-19 antigen test.

 

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May 11, 2020
Bad Day for Cash
17:04

Shares of PayPal and Square both rise more than 10% after their respective 1st-quarter reports. The delivery economy gets mixed results as Lyft rises while GrubHub stumbles. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Peloton’s new high on very strong sales in the latest quarter.

 

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May 07, 2020
Disney, Mercadolibre, Shopify
18:56

Disney shares rise despite 1st-quarter revenue falling 91%. Mercadolibre hits a new all-time high, while Shopify continues to create distance between itself and its competitors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares his new favorite baseball team.

May 06, 2020
Wayfair, Chegg, and Shake Shack
21:53

Wayfair rises thanks to big earnings and brisk sales of office furniture and cookware. Chegg surges on strong growth of its educational technology solutions. And Shake Shack reports a sharp decline in same-Shack sales. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser weighs in on those stories and offers some advice for building a home office.

May 05, 2020
The Aftermath of Berkshire’s Meeting
20:53

Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting was a subdued affair. Andy Cross analyzes Warren Buffett’s demeanor, his complete sale of airline stocks, and why this loss may sting more than any other. Plus, we discuss the future of apparel retail as J. Crew files for bankruptcy.

May 04, 2020
Big Tech, Consumer Goods, Fashion Retail
15:24

The latest earnings reports from Microsoft and Facebook are a reminder that sometimes bigger is better. Bill Barker analyzes the solid results from Church & Dwight, and the retail woes of Tapestry (aka, parent company of Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman).

Apr 30, 2020
Alphabet: “A tale of two quarters.”
15:17

Alphabet shares rise on a 1st-quarter report and comments from CEO Sundar Pichai and CFO Ruth Porat. Andy Cross analyzes the latest results from Google’s parent company. Plus, we discuss Mastercard’s better-than-expected 1st quarter, and Starbucks’ plan to reopen stores in the U.S. by early June.

Apr 29, 2020
3M, Merck, Pepsi
13:12

3M’s 1st-quarter report gets a boost from the personal safety division. Merck’s 1st-quarter profits rise 10%. Pepsi’s snack division helps offset weakness in 1st-quarter beverage sales. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and discusses dividend protection and the rise in snacking.

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Apr 28, 2020
Dividend Cuts, Drone Deliveries, and Disney Plus
14:04

General Motors suspends its dividend and stock buybacks. UPS and CVS team up to deliver prescription medicine via drones. And Disney announces big plans for Disney Plus. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles those stories and shares a few streaming recommendations.

Apr 27, 2020
Retail, Financials, Pizza
17:43

Target’s digital sales are soaring, but costs are on the rise too. Discover Financial Services posts a loss in the 1st quarter. Jason Moser analyzes why Discover’s valuation might be attractive to value investors. Plus, we discuss Domino’s 1st-quarter report and our go-to spices for topping a slice of pizza.

Apr 23, 2020
Netflix, Chipotle, Snap
17:59

Netflix adds 16 million global subscribers. Chipotle’s digital sales grow 81%. Shares of Snap rise 30% on strong growth in revenue and daily active users. Jason Moser analyzes the latest earnings reports from all three.

 

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Apr 22, 2020
The “Away-From-Home” Challenge
14:55

Coca-Cola’s 1st-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected. Bill Barker analyzes why Coke’s “away-from-home” channel won’t bounce back quickly. Plus we discuss IBM’s changing of the guard, J.M. Smucker raising guidance, and Hertz’s layoffs. (Tangents include mermaids, lengthy Uber rides, and a fistful of cash.)

Apr 21, 2020
Sinking Oil, Facebook Tracking, and 420
21:06

Oil prices hit a 21-year low. United Airlines reports a $2.1 billion quarterly loss. And Facebook unveils a new tracking map for COVID-19 symptoms. Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and weighs in on the meaning of 420 and the future of cannabis stocks.

Apr 20, 2020
Verizon: Forever in BlueJeans
14:57

Abbott Labs and Bed Bath & Beyond both deliver better-than-expected quarterly results. CEO Oscar Munoz shares United Airlines’ plan to cut flights in May. Costco boosts its quarterly dividend. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, as well as Verizon getting into the video conferencing business with its acquisition of BlueJeans Network. We also discuss why we’re rooting for Abbott Labs and Medtronic, and an idea for our newest basket of stocks.

Apr 16, 2020
Big Banks, Airlines, March Retail Report
21:26

1st-quarter profits for both Bank of America and Goldman Sachs fall more than 40%. Several major airlines reach an agreement with Uncle Sam on payroll grant funding. Retail in March fell a record-setting 8.7%. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, and weighs in on Comcast’s soft launch of its new video streaming service: Peacock.

Apr 15, 2020
Who’s Raising Their Dividend?
17:55

Johnson & Johnson shares rise after 1st-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Roku’s preliminary results show (shocker!) a big jump in streaming hours. Valero Energy previews a $2 billion loss, while Exxon Mobil sells more debt. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, along with Chesapeake Energy’s 1-for-200 reverse stock split. (Tangents include parental guidance and Jim Gillies’ favorite breakfast cereal.)

Apr 14, 2020
eBay’s New CEO and Disney’s Former CEO
19:33

eBay names Walmart executive Jamie Iannone as its new CEO. The New York Times reports that former Disney CEO and current Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger is reasserting his control over the company. Ad rates tumble on Facebook. And the CDC extends a No Sail Order for cruise ships. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles those stories and weighs in on the relative merits of ESPN’s Horse Challenge.

Apr 13, 2020
Disney, Starbucks, Costco
17:00

Disney+ has more than 50 million subscribers. Starbucks suspends buybacks and updates guidance. Costco’s same-store sales in March rose nearly 10%. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses which categories of retail (e.g., bread makers) are suddenly soaring.

 
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Apr 09, 2020
Amazon Pauses Shipping
14:45

Amazon suspends its shipping service that competes with UPS and FedEx. Pinterest shares rise despite withdrawing guidance. Williams Companies adds a poison pill to protect against a hostile takeover. Abi Malin analyzes these stories and shares the companies she’ll be watching this upcoming earnings season.

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Apr 08, 2020
Peak Mac and Cheese?
22:46

Kraft Heinz rises on strong first-quarter sales. Carnival gets a lift from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. Quibi makes its video debut. And SeaWorld says goodbye to another CEO. Motley Fool analyst Dan Kline tackles those stories and weighs in on whether we’ve reached peak mac  and cheese consumption.

Apr 07, 2020
Buffett’s Selling and Zoom’s Future
23:38

Warren Buffett sells part of his position in Southwest Airlines and Delta. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan takes responsibility for the company’s security issues. And Slack sells $600 million of debt. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers weighs in on those stories and shares a few of his favorite cloud stocks.

Apr 06, 2020
Accounting Scandal Sends Luckin Coffee Crashing
22:07

Luckin Coffee’s stock falls 75% after the company’s internal investigation found the COO fabricated sales numbers in 2019. Dan Kline analyzes the damage to investors and the company’s reputation. Plus, we discuss the latest unemployment numbers, Carnival Cruise Line raising money, and AMC Entertainment (aka, largest movie theater chain in the world) hiring lawyers. We also share why we’re gearing up to watch the TV series “Six Feet Under” and “Wordplay”, a documentary about The New York Times crossword puzzle.

 

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Apr 02, 2020
The Great Divide
23:42

Some online companies, including Netflix and Amazon, saw their shares rise for the first quarter despite the historically bad quarter. What does the growing divide between online business and traditional businesses mean for investors? Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser tackles that question, talks about why Domino’s and Nike are well-positioned going forward, weighs in on Macy’s getting the boot from the S&P, and talks about the slowdown in the housing market.

 

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Apr 01, 2020
Good Riddance, Q1
24:02

Today wraps up the worst quarter for the stock market since 1987. Bill Barker analyzes the latest results from ConAgra Brands, Domino’s withdrawing guidance, and Yum Brands raising cash. Plus, we discuss how Hollywood studios are delaying more summer blockbuster movies. (Tangents include the relative good looks of Robert Redford and Paul Newman, and whether British American Tobacco needs to rebrand.)

Mar 31, 2020
The Race to a Vaccine
19:34

President Trump extends social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Johnson & Johnson announces plans to begin human testing a coronavirus vaccine. The Justice Department signs off on the Raytheon and United Technologies merger. And a shareholder advisory firm recommends that Papa John’s gives Shaquille O’Neal the boot from its board. Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about those stories and weighs in on big earnings from Cal-Maine, the nation’s largest egg producer and distributor.

Mar 30, 2020
Leaderless Groupon, Rent-Free Cheesecake
18:01

Unemployment filings hit a new record. Groupon’s CEO and COO depart immediately. Cheesecake Factory shares rise after the CEO informs landlords the restaurant chain won’t be able to pay rent on April 1. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the potential for airlines to issue more stock.

 

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Mar 26, 2020
Nike, Target, Travel & Housing
20:06

Nike shares pop on strong 3rd-quarter sales. Winnebago’s 2nd-quarter revenue prompts the question: Will RV sales spike as Americans look to travel again on their own terms? Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Target’s suspension of guidance while March sales get off to a great start.

Mar 25, 2020
Trillion-Dollar Optimism
15:29

Stocks surge as Congress closes in on a 2 trillion-dollar stimulus deal. What will the deal mean for business and investors? Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline tackles that question, weighs in on the postponement of the Summer Olympics, and talks about the future of live entertainment.

Mar 24, 2020
More Fed Action and the Future of Retail
19:24

The Federal Reserve announces additional measures to stabilize markets and the economy. How far will the Fed go? Could the Fed start buying stocks? Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talks about what the Fed move means for investors and weighs in on Amazon, Walmart, and the future of retail.

Mar 23, 2020
“Why shouldn’t I just buy Clorox?”
18:09

Ford Motor suspends its dividend sending the stock to its lowest point since 2009. Bill Barker analyzes the wisdom of the move and says to expect more companies to do the same. Plus we discuss a similar decision by Darden Restaurants, why the stock market is not as cheap as some may think, and whether buying shares of Clorox is a no-brainer for investors.

 

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Mar 19, 2020
Taking Stock in a Stimulus
17:41

Congress works on a trillion-dollar stimulus package. Walmart hits an all-time high. Blue Apron doubles. And Boeing continues its decline. Motley Fool contributor Dan Kline talks about those stories and weighs in on market volatility, the future of retail, and the future of the cruise industry.

 

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Mar 18, 2020
More Volatility, More Fed Action
23:26

Investors react to Monday’s 13% decline in the market. The Federal Reserve introduces emergency lending programs. And shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals rise after the biotech company announces that it aims to have a potential drug for COVID 19 ready for trials this summer. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and share his investing approach during these volatile times.

 

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Mar 17, 2020
Another Day, Another Circuit Breaker
17:49

The Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to zero and announced a $700 purchase of government and mortgage bonds. Despite that move the market fell 9% immediately at the open, triggering a circuit breaker. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross weighs in on the volatility in the market, what it means for housing, which industries investors should avoid, and where he’s looking for opportunities.

 

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Mar 16, 2020
Long Live the Bulls
12:47

The 11-year run of the bull market is officially over. Chris Hill shares some thoughts on investing, physical and mental wellbeing, and the writings of Thomas Paine.

 

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Mar 12, 2020
“Social Distancing” vs. Match Group
18:57

How does the business dating hold up in the new era of “social distancing”? Bill Mann analyzes the latest challenge for Match Group, as well as Pepsi’s $3.8 billion acquisition of Rockstar Energy. Plus, we discuss “ghost flights” in the UK and the immediate future of sporting events (and sports betting) in the U.S. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Mar 11, 2020
Dividend Cut: First of Many?
14:37

Stitch Fix shares fall 35% on disappointing 2nd-quarter results. Occidental Petroleum cuts its dividend 86%. Will other dividend payers follow suit? Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and weighs in on the latest announcements from the airline industry.

 

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Mar 10, 2020
Deep Breaths, Everyone
23:32

Mere minutes into the day, a circuit breaker halted trading on Wall Street. Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the pain of watching stocks fall, the importance of having cash, whether or not to refinance your mortgage, and the question that every investor needs to answer.

Mar 09, 2020
Zoom Video, Breakfast Wars
22:28

Zoom Video’s 4th-quarter revenue grows 78%. Burlington Stores closes out the fiscal year with a strong holiday quarter, but guidance is cautious. American Eagle Outfitters posts record revenue but it doesn’t seem to matter. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the latest offerings in the Breakfast Wars. (Tangents include the writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hunter S. Thompson.) For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Mar 05, 2020
“We have no idea what’s going to happen.”
22:04

Starting with that declaration, Jason Moser and Chris Hill discuss the latest results from Campbell’s Soup and Brown-Forman, Robinhood’s 2-day outage, and whether there was any conspiracy at work with Disney’s recent CEO change.

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Mar 04, 2020
Canada’s Berkshire-Hathaway
26:25

Jim Gillies visits from Canada! We discuss why Etsy’s cash flow is one of the main reasons he likes the business, as well as the company he believes will buy Etsy in the next five years. Jim also shares three stocks (including Brookfield Asset Management and CRH Medical) from the Great White North that he likes.

Mar 03, 2020
Twitter, AmEx Under the Microscope
20:32

Twitter shares rise on activist demands. Some members of the American Express sales team get an unflattering profile in The Wall Street Journal. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dig into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the relative merits of taking out a loan to invest in the stock market. For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Mar 02, 2020
2 Stocks Popping, 2 Restaurant Innovations
24:02

Teladoc and Etsy pop more than 14% each on their latest 4th-quarter reports. Bill Barker analyzes both businesses, as well as the state of the gaming industry. Plus, we discuss Panera’s new monthly coffee subscription and Dunkin’s new bacon offering. (Tangents include “Cyber 5” and our recent trip to a casino.)

 

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Feb 27, 2020
Disney’s New CEO and Virgin Galactic’s Next Frontier
18:51

Disney promotes Bob Chapek to CEO. Lowe’s slips on earnings. And Virgin Galactic loses some altitude. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and talk about the coronavirus.

Feb 26, 2020
Mastercard, Home Depot, Shake Shack, EU Stocks
21:47

Mastercard is getting a new CEO. Home Depot grows 4th-quarter profits. Shake Shack falls as 4th-quarter sales growth slows. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and shares 3 European stocks as we dip into the Fool Mailbag. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Feb 25, 2020
Coronavirus: 4 Stocks to Watch
21:45

The latest coronavirus headlines send the market down 3%. Healthcare analyst Shannon Jones discusses the news and shares why investors might want to keep their powder dry. She also shares four businesses (Inovio Pharmaceuticals, NanoViricides, Moderna Therapeutics, and Co-Diagnostics) that investors should keep an eye on. Plus, we get Shannon’s bull case for the XFL. (For a FREE copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.)

Feb 24, 2020
Morgan Stanley Buys E*TRADE
29:38

Morgan Stanley buys E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. Domino’s hits an all-time high on strong 4th-quarter results. L Brands looks to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret to a private equity firm. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares his memories of attending the US-USSR hockey game in 1980. (Tangents include candle scents, bravery on Wall Street, and the movie “Miracle”.) For a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Feb 20, 2020
Garmin, Blue Apron, and Groupon
16:17

Garmin hits a 12-year high on earnings. Blue Apron explores strategic options in the wake of another disappointing quarter. And Groupon plummets as it attempts to refocus its business. Motley Fool analysts Bill Mann and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and weigh in on the stock market’s real worry.

Feb 19, 2020
Walmart, Buffett’s Grocery Run, 2 Stocks We Just Bought & Sold
24:06

Walmart’s 4th-quarter miss reminded us of Target’s. Apple lowers guidance due to the ripple effects of coronavirus. Berkshire-Hathaway takes a stake in Kroger, sending shares of the grocery stock higher. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss our most recent stock transactions involving Tripadvisor and Bed Bath & Beyond.

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Feb 18, 2020
Alibaba, Tesla, Pepsi
02:27

Alibaba posts strong 3rd-quarter results. Tesla plans a $2 billion stock offering. Pepsi’s global organic growth highlights a solid 4th-quarter report. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and calls on Pepsi executives to bring Doritos Roulette to America!

 

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Feb 13, 2020
Shopify, Lyft, and the Galaxy Z
16:57

Shopify soars on earnings. Lyft loses some speed. And Samsung unveils its Galaxy Z foldable smartphone. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss these stories and weigh in on CVS Health earnings.

 

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Feb 12, 2020
T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Under Armour, Renewable Energy Stocks
16:27

A federal judge signs off on Sprint’s $26 billion merger with T-Mobile, sending both stocks higher. Jim Mueller analyzes the news and what it means for both investors and customers. Plus, we look at Under Armour’s latest batch of woes, as well as ways to invest in renewable energy.

 

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Feb 11, 2020
Investing in Buyouts
26:39

Restaurant Brands International’s latest quarter was highlighted by Popeye’s same-store sales growing 38%. (Yes, really.) Jason Moser analyzes the results, as well as Markel’s latest quarter.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to explore investing in buyout opportunities. 

 

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Feb 10, 2020
Twitter Pops, Peloton Drops
26:15

Twitter’s stock jumps 17% on strong 4th-quarter user growth. Bill Barker analyzes the results and shares why Twitter’s ability to monetize user growth will be key in 2020. Plus, we discuss Peloton’s 3rd-quarter loss and an actual letter about Kellogg’s that we got in the mail! (Tangents include Summer Olympic-themed programming, Peloton’s TV commercial, and artisan pop-tarts.)

 

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Feb 06, 2020
Snap, Disney, Chipotle
14:35

Disney shows strength across the board in its 1st-quarter results, but Disney+ subscriber numbers are grabbing the headlines. Snap’s stock falls 10% on its first revenue miss in nearly two years. Chipotle posts impressive same-store sales numbers in the 4th quarter, so is that why they’re holding off on breakfast? Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her must-have item at Chipotle. Looking to get started investing? Nab a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit! Just click over to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.

Feb 05, 2020
YouTube Gets Its Close-Up
19:53

Alphabet dips below the trillion-dollar market cap line, but the real story (for us) is the latest earnings report included the company breaking out YouTube’s revenue for the first time ever. Jason Moser analyzes Google’s parent company, as well as the latest results from SiriusXM and Ralph Lauren. Plus, we weigh in with our own thoughts about the Super Bowl ads.

 

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Feb 04, 2020
Super Bowl Winners and Losers
15:50

Jeep puts a new twist on Groundhog Day. Google pulls on the heartstrings. Microsoft focuses on a first. And Amazon show us life before Alexa. Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss this year’s Super Bowl commercials. And we talk about the latest developments with the coronavirus.

Feb 03, 2020
Tesla, Facebook, Microsoft
14:31

Tesla & Microsoft hit new all-time highs. Facebook sinks on margin concerns. Abi Malin analyzes the latest results from these companies, and shares her pick for which one is the most attractively priced right now.

Jan 30, 2020
Apple, McDonald’s, Starbucks
21:45

Apple’s latest quarter was a blockbuster. McDonald’s and Starbucks deliver earnings beats and warnings about China. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss shares of L Brands rising 13% on reports that its CEO might be leaving. (Tangents include the health benefits of coffee, what unicorns smell like, and the “Three Commas” club.)

Jan 29, 2020
Spicy Stocks, 3M, and the New Pfizer
11:13

McCormick slips on earnings. 3M announces layoffs. And Pfizer feels some pain. Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks China and the coronavirus.

Jan 28, 2020
Coronavirus Hitting Stocks
14:54

D.R. Horton’s stock hits a new all-time high after strong 1st-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes the prospects for the U.S. housing market. Then we discuss the coronavirus outbreak and its effect on consumer stocks like Starbucks, YUM Brands, Disney, and Booking Holdings. We also discuss whether it’s currently a threat to B2B stocks.

Jan 27, 2020
Comcast, Airlines, P&G
21:50

Comcast’s 4th-quarter profits and revenue come in higher than expected. JetBlue, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all deliver 4th-quarter reports but two of them are still dealing with issues related to Boeing’s 737 Max. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and discusses the effect of a slowing global birthrate on Procter & Gamble’s latest quarterly results. (Tangents include the death of Mr. Peanut, Amazon having a commercial airline, and senior racquet sports.)

 

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Jan 23, 2020
Netflix, IBM, and Retail’s Streak Continues
18:32

Netflix added nearly 9 million subscribers in the 4th quarter, so why isn’t the stock moving higher? IBM’s stock gets a boost after quarterly sales rise for the first time in a year, but is it time for the CEO to go? Seth Jayson analyzes those stories, discusses the latest retail store closings, and shares why Lululemon is the one apparel stock he’s held onto.

 

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Jan 22, 2020
“Cash is trash.”
21:12

Ray Dalio comes into the World Economic Forum in Davos with a hot take about getting off the sidelines and into the stock market. Jason Moser analyzes Dalio’s comments about stocks, gold, and Bitcoin. We also dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss which stocks we’d buy with $1,000 and which industries we avoid completely. Plus, Jason shares why he’s keeping his eyes on automotive software business Cerence this earnings season.

 

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Jan 21, 2020
A Big Deal for Investors?
12:52

The U.S. and China agree on a trade deal. Morgan Stanley reports big earnings. And Congress introduces legislation that could be a game changer for the cannabis industry. Analyst Emily Flippen discusses those stories and talks about a few stocks to watch in the wake of the trade agreement.


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Jan 16, 2020
4 CEOs to Follow
22:42

Goldman Sachs balances strong 4th-quarter revenue with a billion-dollar legal tab. Target’s stock falls on disappointing holiday sales numbers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus we discuss four CEOs we’d shadow on the job (if they’d agree to it).

 

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Jan 15, 2020
“A fundamental reshaping of finance.”
23:49

It’s an all-finance episode, so it’s appropriate we have Industry Focus: Financials host Jason Moser in the studio! We discuss Wells Fargo’s 4th-quarter results, Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid, and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter to shareholders.

 

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Jan 14, 2020
The Most Trusted Brands
19:22

Five Below falls 15% after holiday sales come in lower than expected. Amazon squares off with PayPal over its acquisition Honey, the shopping rewards platform. Jim Mueller analyzes the latest in retail and payments. Plus, we discuss Morning Consult’s survey of the most trusted brands, including Amazon, Google, Netflix, Disney, PayPal, and the U.S. Postal Service!

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Jan 13, 2020
Invest in a Feeling?
14:15

Costco posts strong same-store sales numbers for December, while Bed Bath & Beyond’s 3rd-quarter results send the stock falling 20%. Abi Malin analyzes the latest in retail news. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss space tourism and answer the question, should you invest in something you have a gut feeling about?

Jan 09, 2020
Housing, Airlines, Coffee
15:04

Lennar, the #2 homebuilder in the U.S., closes out the fiscal year with a strong 4th quarter. Boeing’s stock falls in the wake of a deadly crash. Luckin Coffee announces a secondary offering and a move into vending machines. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, shares details about his recent trip to Australia, and discusses the new collective noun for economists.

Jan 08, 2020
The Unbearable Silliness of Price Targets
18:45

Pier 1 Imports falls 15% after announcing it will close roughly half of its locations. Bill Barker analyzes the challenges facing the home furnishings retailer. Every day Wall Street analysts issue upgrades and downgrades. We discuss why the price targets are the least important part of those reports.  Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss Peter Lynch’s classic book “Beating The Street” and a Canadian burger chain.

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Jan 07, 2020
PayPal, MercadoLibre, and the Future of Cross-Border Payments
21:35

PayPal deepens its relationship with MercadoLibre. Jason Moser analyzes what it means for shareholders and what it bodes for Visa, Mastercard, and the future of cross-border payments. Plus, we discuss SmileDirectClub’s new partnership with Walmart, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski’s drive to improve corporate culture, and last night’s Golden Globe awards.

Jan 06, 2020
Are Apple & Microsoft Overvalued?
18:31

Given the great run in 2019 that Apple, Microsoft, and Match Group all had, are the stocks overvalued? Andy Cross weighs in on that, as well as a listener question about analyst upgrades. Plus, we share a few business observations from the holidays.

 

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Jan 02, 2020
In the Company of Fools
13:31

“Misery loves company” turns out to be one of those old sayings that’s true for a reason. Chris Hill wraps up 2019 with a few thoughts on his latest attempt on running a marathon (it didn’t end well), a wedding he attended recently, and why he believes both mindset and the company of investors will be more important than ever in 2020.

Dec 31, 2019
Cannabis, Healthcare, and The Road Ahead for Investors
18:55

Why was 2019 so rough for the cannabis industry? How can investors make better sense of the FDA approval process for drugmakers? Shannon Jones analyzes two of the most interesting industries for investors and shares what to watch in 2020 and beyond.

 

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Dec 30, 2019
Meet Zia Zaman
37:48

Entrepreneur, Aspen Institute fellow, and innovation evangelist Zia Zaman stopped by Fool HQ last month. Chris Hill talks with Zia about his path from Montreal to MIT to Singapore, as well as what investors can learn from ice hockey.

Dec 26, 2019
‘Twas The Night Before Christmas
08:47

Chris Hill shares a few holiday wishes before turning the show over to the late, great Louis Armstrong.

Dec 24, 2019
War on Cash, Health & Wellness, Apple ‘19, Twitter ‘20
16:23

As we head to the end of 2019, we check in with Jason Moser to see how his “War on Cash” and “Health & Wellness” baskets of stocks performed. Plus, we marvel at Apple’s (and Tim Cook’s) performance in 2019 and wonder about Twitter’s prospects in 2020.

 

Holiday music - “Christmas in L.A.” by Vulfpeck

Dec 23, 2019
Apropos of Canada
01:11:38

The bonus episode that almost all of you didn’t ask for is back!  Chris Hill and Bill Barker are joined by their longtime friend and colleague from the Great White North, Jim Gillies!  Topics covered include Jim’s home in Guelph, Canada’s Mount Rushmore of comedy, Rocky Balboa ending the Cold War, a quick Canada-centric round of “Underrated/Overrated”, a not-very-quick conversation about “Star Wars”, and the track record of science fiction films’ predictions about the future.

Holiday music - “12 Days of Christmas” by Bob & Doug McKenzie

Dec 21, 2019
Investing in Fitness, Bond Trading, and Big Tech
15:19

Can Peleton and Planet Fitness succeed at the same time? Abi Malin analyzes the industry and shares why she believes Peleton doesn’t live up to the hype. Plus, she shares why investors might be overlooking Tradeweb Markets and why Amazon should be worth watching in 2020.

Holiday music - "Christmas Is Annoying" by Keb' Mo'

Dec 19, 2019
2019: “A better year for investing than business.”
29:12

FedEx falls 9%, but just how bad was the quarter? The rise of General Mills continues to be fueled by pet food, but just how bright is the future? Bill Barker analyzes those companies and shares his thoughts on the year in investing. (Tangents include breakfast cereals, the importance of action in action movies, and yet another update on our upcoming “Apropos of Nothing” episode.)

Holiday music - “La Rama” by Los Lobos

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Dec 18, 2019
Is Boeing Finally Getting It Right?
17:51

Boeing halts production of the 737 Max indefinitely, but how long will airlines like Southwest wait? Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond rise as Wall Street bets on the retailer’s new CEO. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how to deal with an overweighted portfolio.

 

Holiday music - “Santa's Got a Mean Machine” by JD McPherson

Dec 17, 2019
Highlights from MJBizCon
17:32

MJBizCon, the biggest cannabis conference in the world, took place last week in Las Vegas. Emily Flippen returns from the event to share the current state of the business, the most interesting highlights, the strangest thing she saw, and the most memorable meal she had.

 

Holiday music - “Sing it Now, Sing it Somehow” by The Flaming Lips

 

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Dec 16, 2019
Lululemon's New Move and 1 Hot IPO
18:29

Lululemon reports strong earnings but shares slip on concerns over future growth. And financial software maker bill.com makes a successful debut on Wall Street. Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross discusses these stories and weighs in on the broader IPO market.

 

Holiday music - “You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” by Small Town Titans

Dec 12, 2019
“Blue Horseshoe hates GameStop.”
22:20

Saudi Aramco becomes the biggest public company in the world after its IPO, but what will the next decade bring for the oil and gas industry? Bill Barker analyzes a disastrous day for specialty retail stocks Children’s Place and GameStop. Plus, we celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the iconic movie “Wall Street”.  (Tangents include an update on our Hallmark Christmas movie and fun ways to name conference rooms.)

 

Holiday music - “White Christmas” by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

 

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Dec 11, 2019
2 Earnings Reports, 1 CEO on the Move
15:52

Stitch Fix’s stock rises 10% after the company broke even in the 1st quarter. Abi Malin analyzes the state of Stitch Fix, the latest results from online pet products retailer Chewy, and Upwork’s new CEO.

 

Holiday music - “Bad Kid” by JD McPherson

Dec 10, 2019
Netflix, Golden Globes, Large Caps vs. Index Funds
22:32

Netflix comes away with the most Golden Globe nominations in both the film and TV categories. Jason Moser analyzes the boost Netflix gets from the exposure, as well as Disney’s march to a record-shattering year at the box office. Plus, we share thoughts on the passing of former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and dip into the Fool Mailbag to debate large cap stocks vs. index funds.

Today's holiday music: "Sugar and Booze" by Ana Gasteyer

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Dec 09, 2019
United’s Next Destination, Slack’s Future, and 2 Discount Retailers to Watch
23:08

United Airlines announces that CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down in May and will be replaced by United President Scott Kirby. Messaging platform Slack connects on earnings. And discount retailers Five Below and Dollar General report some healthy growth despite concerns over tariffs.

 

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Dec 05, 2019
Google’s New CEO, Expedia’s New CEO, Postmates’ Non-IPO
32:15

Alphabet’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, take a step back from their duties and hand the reins to Sunder Pichai.  Meanwhile, Expedia’s CEO resigns after clashing with chairman Barry Diller. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Postmates’ missed opportunity to go public and Constellation Brands’ sale of Ballast Point Brewing. (Tangents include the awesomely-named “Kings & Convicts Brewing Company”, casting a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, and podcasts about candle scents.)

 

Holiday music: “Christmas All Over Again” by Puss N Boots

 

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Dec 04, 2019
Retail Stocks, Cash, and 1 Stock to Avoid
23:17

Lands’ End pops 17% on surprising same-store sales growth. Bill Mann analyzes the apparel retailer’s brand strength and makes the case for it being acquired. We reflect on the passing of Mark Butler, CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss what to do with cash in your portfolio, whether Chesapeake Energy is a value play or value trap, and Giving Tuesday.

 

Holiday Music: “Santa Claus Blues” by Keb’ Mo’.

 

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Dec 04, 2019
Cyber Monday, Black Friday, McDonald’s New Test
21:12

Black Friday’s online sales set a new record, but Cyber Monday could be even higher. Gambling revenue in Macau fell in November, so why aren’t casino stocks falling as well? McDonald’s is testing out a new crispy chicken sandwich in two markets. How good does it need to be to get a national rollout? Dan Kline analyzes those stories and helps kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music.

 

Holiday Music: “If I Get Home on Christmas Day” by Letters to Cleo

 

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Dec 02, 2019
Is Best Buy a Good Buy?
17:53

Best Buy rises on better-than-expected earnings and optimism over the holiday quarter. Alibaba has a big debut on the Hong Kong market. And CVS Health gets a big new investor. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and talk Dollar Tree and budget retail.

 

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Nov 26, 2019
3 Deals: Luxury Goods, Financial Services, Retail
21:56

Three deals in three different industries. Jason Moser analyzes LVMH buying Tiffany, Schwab and TD Ameritrade finalizing their paperwork, and eBay selling StubHub to Viagogo.  Plus, Jason shares a couple of last-minute cooking tips for Thanksgiving.

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Nov 25, 2019
Schwab’s Big Buy, PayPal’s Sweet Deal, and Google’s Losing Game
25:00

Charles Schwab is reportedly buying TD Ameritrade for $26 billion. What does the deal mean for investors? for consumers? for the competition? Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush and Emily Flippen tackle those questions and weigh in on PayPal’s acquisition of Honey, Google Stadia’s sluggish start, and Macy’s retail woes.

Nov 21, 2019
Target Crushes, History’s Biggest IPO Approaches
16:08

Target hits a new high after a fantastic 3rd-quarter report. Bill Mann reflects on the leadership of Target CEO Brian Cornell and shares why he thinks Target is still a buy at this price. Plus, we discuss Lowe’s latest results, the upcoming IPO of Saudi Aramco, and the precise location of America’s Midwest. (To get 50% off our flagship Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

 

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Nov 20, 2019
How “Shrink” Affected Home Depot
21:35

The problem with Home Depot’s latest quarter?  Shrink.  Bill Barker explains the very real challenge retailers face with shrink. Plus, we discuss Kohl’s rough 3rd-quarter report and Roku’s plan to sell one million shares of stock. (Tangents include fictional companies, where the Midwest actually begins, and a preview of our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.)

Nov 19, 2019
T-Mobile’s New CEO, Dunkin’s New Cups
22:50

John Legere is stepping down as CEO of T-Mobile, leaving a tough act to follow for his successor. Jason Moser analyzes Legere’s potential next act as well as the prospects for shareholders. A survey of wealthy investors shows skepticism for 2020 and a surprisingly large amount of cash on the sidelines. Dunkin’ Brands is ditching Styrofoam coffee cups and putting money behind a marketing campaign banning “double-cupping”. We discuss those stories and dip into the Fool Mailbag for news on the war on cash, soda comparisons, and an update on our swag shop!

 

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Nov 18, 2019
2 Tech Trends in Australia
13:34

Scott Phillips, host of “Motley Fool Money” in Australia, stops by the studio to analyze the rise of Apple, Google, and Microsoft in his home country. He discusses two popular tech trends Down Under, and shares why U.S. investors might want to put Treasury Wine Estates on their watch lists.  Did you know you can listen to the Australian version of “Motley Fool Money” every week?  Just click the links below to subscribe (for free!) on these apps:

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Nov 14, 2019
Disney Streaming, Google Checking, and Rebel Whoppers
27:50

Disney Plus made its debut on Tuesday. What will Disney’s new streaming service mean for Netflix and the competition? Motley Fool analysts Tim Beyers and Emily Flippen talk Disney Plus and give their take on Google checking accounts and Burger King’s Rebel Whopper.

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Nov 13, 2019
Auto Parts, 3D Glasses, Index Funds
21:24

Advance Auto Parts posted its 6th consecutive quarter of sales growth, so why is the stock falling? Snap unveils the newest version of its Spectacles, but are they worth $380? Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and discusses the prospect of investing in multiple index funds.

 

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Nov 12, 2019
Singles Day, Apple’s AR Delay
25:28

Alibaba’s in the spotlight as Singles Day hits a record $38 billion in sales. Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of investing in China’s biggest ecommerce company.  Apple’s new credit card gets attention from regulators while the company’s augmented reality headset gets a pushed-back launch date.  Plus, how should you prepare for the next market downturn?

 

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Nov 11, 2019
Should Amazon Buy Roku?
20:52

Shares of Roku tumble on earnings. The video streaming company reported a 50% increase in revenue but losses more than doubled. Should Amazon buy Roku? Analysts Jason Moser and Emily Flippen tackle that question and weigh in on earnings from Expedia, Trip Advisor, Square, and Baidu.

Nov 07, 2019
Pizza, Healthcare, Luxury Fashion
13:26

Papa John’s stock rises on surprising same-store sales growth. CVS Health continues to transform its business, while Capri Holdings continues to struggle. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares why luxury fashion is such a challenging business. (To get 50% off our flagship investing service, Stock Advisor, just go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

Nov 06, 2019
Uber, Shake Shack, Peloton Interactive
16:46

Uber loses a billion dollars in the 3rd quarter. Shake Shack’s same-store sales come in a half-percent lower than expected, and investors punish the stock. Peloton Interactive issues its first report (and first loss) as a public company. MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories and recommends a few books to read.

Nov 05, 2019
Law & Order: Sports Retailers Unit
21:16

The SEC and U.S. Dept. of Justice team up to investigate Under Armour’s accounting practices. McDonald’s fires CEO Steve Easterbrook due to “poor judgment” in a consensual relationship with an employee.  Jason Moser analyzes those stories, mulls the future of both businesses, and weighs in on what Berkshire-Hathaway should do with its record $128 billion in cash on the balance sheet.  

Nov 04, 2019
Time To Buy Etsy?
15:15

Apple’s iPhone revenue is higher than expected, but it’s the services division that deserves your attention. Facebook posts record revenue in the 3rd quarter. And did Etsy’s latest results really warrant a 15% selloff?  Andy Cross analyzes those stories and shares his picks for overrated and underrated Halloween candies.

 

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Oct 31, 2019
The CEO You Need to Know About
19:15

Barbie does the heavy lifting (once again) in Mattel’s 3rd quarter pushing the stock up 17%. AMD’s 3rd-quarter coincides with the 5-year anniversary of Lisa Su becoming CEO of the company. Bill Mann discusses Su being the driving force behind AMD’s stock rising over 1,000% during that time. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and Bill shares why Nestle’s Crunch bars are overrated and Bit-O-Honeys are underrated.

 

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Oct 30, 2019
50 Shades of GrubHub
24:26

Alphabet falls slightly on lower 3rd-quarter profits. Texas Roadhouse’s stock pops 20% on strong 3rd-quarter results. And GrubHub sinks more than 40% after a disastrous report comes with a warning from the CEO about “promiscuous” customers. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares why Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are overrated and Candy Corn is underrated. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

Oct 29, 2019
Microsoft’s Big Win
24:40

Microsoft wins a $10 billion Pentagon contract. Tiffany entertains a $14.5 billion takeover offer. And Spotify reports a surprise profit. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on underrated and overrated Halloween candy.

 

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Oct 28, 2019
Microsoft, Twitter, Space Tourism
21:45

Microsoft shares rise after a strong 4th quarter, so why are some people disappointed in the cloud division?  Seth Jayson analyzes Mr. Softy’s results, as well as the latest quarters from Twitter and iRobot. Plus, we look ahead to next week’s public market debut of Virgin Galactic, the first stock in the category of space tourism.  And with a 100% chance of rain forecast for Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon, Seth offers Chris a few survival tips.

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Oct 24, 2019
CEO Musical Chairs!
18:10

Nike CEO Mark Parker steps down, with John Donahoe stepping down as ServiceNow CEO to replace Parker. Jim Mueller analyzes the move, and the timing of the announcement coming so close to Under Armour’s CEO news. Plus, we discuss Chipotle’s latest results, where future growth will come from, and WeWork’s admission that it was about to run out of cash.

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Oct 23, 2019
A Biotech Breakthrough?
19:03

Biogen rises on news that it plans to file for FDA approval of its Alzheimers drug, Aducanumab. Under Armour gets a new CEO. And Hasbro tumbles on tariff trouble. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle those stories and weigh in on the relative merits of Monopoly and Mr. Potato Head.

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Oct 22, 2019
Dunkin’ Is Speeding Up, Buybacks Are Slowing Down
25:54

Boeing’s stock falls 10% in the wake of a damaging report regarding its knowledge of 737 Max problems in 2016. Goldman Sachs warns clients that stock buyback plans are on the decline. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and the potential ripple effects for investors. Plus, Dunkin’ announces a national rollout of its Beyond Sausage sandwich much sooner than anticipated.

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Oct 21, 2019
Netflix’s Near Term, IBM’s 3rd Act, Brexit’s Potential
19:15

Netflix sees “modest headwinds” ahead, but shares rise on strong 3rd-quarter international growth. IBM suffers its 5th straight quarter of declining sales. Can anything save Big Blue?  Bill Mann analyzes those stories, shares his view of the latest news on Brexit, and sounds the alarm bell whisky tariffs.

 

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Oct 17, 2019
Bank of America, United Airlines, Retail Sales Report
19:01

Bank of America and United Arlines both see their stocks rise on better-than-expected 3rd-quarter results.  Jason Moser analyzes the strengths (and challenges) of both businesses.  Plus, we discuss the September retail sales report and ripple effects as retailers prepare for the holidays. 

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Oct 16, 2019
A Tale of Two Banks and Walmart’s New Delivery
12:26

JPMorgan Chase reports record revenues while Goldman Sachs disappoints.

UnitedHealth Group rises on healthy earnings. And Walmart kicks off its straight-to-fridge delivery service. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the plusses and minuses of in-home delivery.

 

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Oct 15, 2019
Have Unicorns Ruined Growth Stocks?
32:39

It’s Mailbag Monday! On a slow-ish news day MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the relative risk of growth stocks in the current market, as well as the top reasons new investors quit the stock market. Plus, we discuss the weekend box office results and preview earnings season.  (Tangents include “The Addams Family”, the baseball playoffs, “12 Angry Men”, and an under-the-radar tourist attraction in Philadelphia.)

 

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Oct 14, 2019
Bed Bath & Beyond Belief
20:19

Embattled retailer Bed Bath & Beyond gets a new CEO and the stock rises 20%. Can retail veteran Mark Tritton turn BBBY into a winner?  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the opportunities and challenges he faces. Plus, we discuss Delta Air Lines’ 3rd-quarter results and reverse stock splits. Tangents include the Washington Nationals advancing in the MLB playoffs, Portland Oregon’s strength as a coffee hub, and Wawa.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to www.StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

 

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Oct 10, 2019
Nobel Prizes, PayPal Investments, and Max Delays
19:50

The Nobel Prize in chemistry generates some electricity. American Airlines deals with turbulence over the 737 Max. And PayPal writes down an Uber investment. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories and debate the merits of no-frills airlines.

 

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Oct 09, 2019
1 Market-Beating Stock You’re Missing
17:49

Domino’s delivers lower-than-expected results in the 3rd quarter.  Is the run over for one of the hottest stocks of the past decade? Helen of Troy isn’t a household name, but it probably should be.  2nd-quarter profits and revenue came in higher than expected for the home & beauty products company.  And with trading commissions at $0, does DRIP investing make sense anymore?  Ron Gross analyzes those topics and gives a preview of Thursday’s live Q&A on YouTube. (It’s free to subscribe to The Motley Fool’s channel. Just go to www.youtube.com/TheMotleyFool and click the subscribe button!)

 

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Oct 08, 2019
Will Cutting Plastic Increase Profits?
16:27

Unilever, the $130 billion consumer goods company, announced a pledge to cut its use of new plastics in half by 2025. Seth Jayson analyzes how the move could benefit the environment as well as Unilever’s shareholders, and shares why packaging company AptarGroup is worth keeping an eye on. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to search for inexpensive industries and discuss whether pursuing a finance degree in college is still a good option.

 

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Oct 07, 2019
Pepsi, Pot, and Uber
18:20

Pepsi rises on earnings. Constellation Brands sells off on concerns over Canopy Growth. And Uber introduces a new app. Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses those stories and weighs in on the relative merits of Coca-Cola, RC Cola, and Mellow Yellow. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.) 

Oct 03, 2019
Is Stitch Fix Out of Fashion?
18:36

Shares of Stitch Fix tumble on earnings and a lower-than-expected forecast for the current quarter. And Facebook deals with concerns over its crypto plans. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen discuss those stories and discuss big news from the World Trade Organization.

Oct 02, 2019
Schwab Goes Free
19:26

Shares of Charles Schwab tumble after the brokerage announces that it’s eliminating online trading commissions for U.S. stocks, ETFs, and options. And shares of McCormick rise after the spice maker delivers some spicy earnings. Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen talk about what those stories means for investors and dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about the future of U.S. exchange-listed Chinese companies.

Oct 01, 2019
Apparel Retail Woes, Real Estate Opportunities, and 401(k) Questions
18:51

Forever 21 declares bankruptcy.  Blackstone Group and Colony Capital agree to a $5.9 billion deal that demonstrates two very different real estate visions at work. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss strategies for rolling over a 401(k).

Sep 30, 2019
Peloton's IPO and McDonald's PLT
23:03

Fitness company Peloton goes public. McDonald’s tests a Beyond Meat burger. And e-cigarette maker Juul makes some big changes. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen weigh in on those stories and talk about the future of Altria.

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Sep 26, 2019
2 Trends That Will Surprise Investors
21:45

We wrapped up our 3-day member event by recording in front of a live audience! Ron Gross and Jason Moser share insights from the conference, including why they’re not interested in Uber or crypto, and the two trends they believe will surprise investors in the next 6 months. Plus, we share our thoughts on Zoom Video CEO Eric Yuan, the streaming wars, and more.

 

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Sep 25, 2019
Cars, Cars, and More Cars
12:14

WeWork’s CEO reportedly agrees to step down. AutoZone falls 5% despite a strong 4th-quarter report. CarMax’s 2nd-quarter results are good-not-great. And Tesla faces a new legal challenge. Ron Gross analyzes those stories and reflects on BlackBerry’s huge drop in this special episode recorded on location in Washington, DC.

 

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Sep 24, 2019
Dividend Aristocrats, Portfolio Sizing, and Reallocation Strategies
17:56

We dip into the Fool Mailbag to take on queries about knowing when to reallocate, how many stocks are too many, and the wisdom of buying a “dividend aristocrat” ETF.  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker answers those questions, plus we revisit the topic of overrated tourist attractions.

 

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Sep 23, 2019
Apple’s Next Big Service is Here
20:35

Airbnb announces its plan to go public. Datadog, a data analytics company, turns down Cisco Systems’ offer of $7 billion in favor of an IPO. Microsoft raises its quarterly dividend and announces a $40 billion stock buyback plan. Aaron Bush analyzes those stories and shares why Arcade, Apple’s new video game subscription service, could end up being the biggest service the company offers.

 

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Sep 19, 2019
FedEx Falls, Pets Are Paying Off
15:22

FedEx stock falls 13%, the worst day in over a decade. Emily Flippen analyzes why this isn’t a buying opportunity just yet. Pet food retailer Chewy posts its 1st report as a public company. And General Mills gets a boost from (surprise) its pet division.

 

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Sep 18, 2019
WeWork Retreats, Kraft Heinz Sells Off
19:16

WeWork tables its IPO. 3G Capital sells 25 million shares of Kraft Heinz. Will Berkshire-Hathaway follow suit? MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes those stories. Plus, we discuss the forecast for holiday retail sales and debate the odds of “unprecedented uncertainty”.

 

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Sep 17, 2019
Oil Stocks Rising
18:02

ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP and Halliburton were just some of the oil stocks rising today. Jason Moser analyzes the energy landscape and shares why he’s still not a big fan of oil stocks in the long run. Plus, we discuss a surprising upgrade for Uber and Lyft, as well as the implications of Accenture’s new report on the banking industry.

 

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Sep 16, 2019
A Marriage Made In…
17:57

British American Tobacco cuts jobs. The FDA cracks down on flavored e-cigarettes. Groupon is reportedly looking into acquiring Yelp. Bill Mann and MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyze those stories, give a shout-out to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and reminisce about the late T. Boone Pickens. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

Sep 12, 2019
Game. Stopped.
20:47

GameStop stock comes close to an all-time low as 2nd-quarter results were awful. Bill Mann analyzes the damage and shares a bright spot for investors seeking one. Plus, we discuss Dave & Buster’s 2nd quarter results, and upcoming IPOs from Peleton and (maybe?) WeWork.  (To see our live Q&A on Thursday afternoon go to www.YouTube.com/TheMotleyFool.)

 

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Sep 11, 2019
Ford’s Future and Wendy’s Breakfast
17:32

Moody’s downgrades Ford’s credit rating to junk status. What does the news mean for Ford and investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Emily Flippen talk about the road ahead for Ford. Plus, we discuss the latest from China-based travel company Ctrip and dig into Wendy’s big breakfast plans.

Sep 10, 2019
“What is Soapbox?”
19:06

Discount retailer Fred’s files Chapter 11 and continues the trend of retail stores closing. Dan Kline analyzes the landscape and shares why bricks-and-mortar stores aren’t dead. The start of the NFL season portends good things for Pizza Hut and parent company YUM Brands. And Starbucks gears up to open its biggest location ever in Chicago later this fall. Plus, we discuss The Motley Fool’s newest venture, the Soapbox Financial Network.  (Learn more at www.soapbox.com.)

 

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Sep 09, 2019
Live from FinCon!
15:03

Recording at FinCon 2019, Chris Hill talks with Robert Farrington, expert in student loan debt and founder of TheCollegeInvestor.com.  They discuss the scene at FinCon, how Robert got started investing, the rise of student loan debt in America and solutions that people can take advantage of.  Plus, as a native of San Diego Robert offers a few recommendations for anyone visiting “America’s Finest City”. (Big thanks to NEFE, the National Endowment for Financial Education for sponsoring live podcasting at FinCon19!)

Sep 05, 2019
Tesla’s Heavy Load
22:13

Tesla gets closer to unveiling its pickup truck. Should investors be excited? Should Ford be afraid? Will consumers buy an electric pickup? Analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller talk Tesla and trucks. Plus, we discuss antitrust probes into Google and cheaper iPhones from Apple.

 

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Sep 04, 2019
Sports Betting is the New Marijuana
23:17

Ulta Salon’s stock fell 30% in two days. Just how bad was that guidance, anyway?? Jason Moser analyzes Ulta’s drop and shares why he thinks the business is still in good shape. Once everyone’s gotten to a safe place, how should investors think about Hurricane Dorian? Plus, we discuss the rise of sports betting, potential winners in this young-ish industry, and the name of Jason’s fantasy football team.

 

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Sep 03, 2019
Big Tobacco, Beyond Chicken, and Sporty IPOs
19:11

Altria and Philip Morris discuss getting back together. KFC goes beyond fried chicken. And connected fitness company Peloton files to go public.  Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories.

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Aug 28, 2019
A Surprising Verdict?
20:33

An Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for the company’s role in the state's opioid crisis. The state of Oklahoma had sought more than 17 billion dollars in damages and shares of Johnson & Johnson were up on the verdict. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss the future of Johnson & Johnson, Papa John’s new CEO, and Costco’s China debut.

Aug 27, 2019
The Wonderful World of Target
16:33

Disney and Target team up on a partnership that will include Disney stores inside some Target locations. Tesla reportedly accelerates its price hikes in China. And new concerns emerge about the long-term effects of vaping. Analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on overvalued and undervalued Disney characters. 

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Aug 26, 2019
Are Sports Retailers Doomed?
24:08

Nordstrom stock pops 14% after 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected.  Dick’s Sporting Goods posts a good 2nd-quarter report, but does the future of sports retailers belong to businesses that focus on a single sport?  Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Apple’s new credit card. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer investing advice for a soon-to-be uncle.  (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)

Aug 22, 2019
“Is this a good time to invest in stocks?”
17:37

Target has its best day ever, as Lowe’s stock rises 10% on a strong 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes both retailers and shares why he thinks one is pricier than the other. Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss market timing and 401k investing.

Aug 21, 2019
7 Stocks from China
14:16

Home Depot stock rises despite lowering guidance for the full year. Emily Flippen analyzes how Home Depot was able to increase average ticket despite lumber prices continuing to fall. Baidu’s stock rises after the “Google of China” beats low expectations. We discuss the latest results from iQiyi (the “Netflix of China), SINA, and Weibo. Plus, Emily shares three video-streaming stocks from China that she likes right now.

Aug 20, 2019
One Beauty of a Stock
16:31

Estee Lauder hits a new all-time high after a strong 4th-quarter report. Abi Malin analyzes the appeal of the surprisingly underfollowed business. Plus, we discuss WeWork’s upcoming IPO and dip into the Fool Mailbag.

Aug 19, 2019
Retail & AI Stocks
16:42

Walmart’s stock rises after a good/very good 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes the role of groceries in the retail giant’s success. Tapestry (aka, parent company of Coach and Kate Spade) shares fall 20% after a bad 4th quarter and disappointing guidance. Plus, we discuss Wednesday’s live Q&A on YouTube, complete with stock ideas for anyone looking to invest in artificial intelligence or augmented reality.

 

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Aug 15, 2019
Coffee in China
18:45

Macy’s stock falls 15% on a terrible 2nd-quarter report. Jason Moser analyzes the damage and concludes Macy’s might actually be a value play at this point. Luckin Coffee, the coffee start-up in China, issues its first quarterly report as a public company. Plus, we take a peak at WeWork’s filing to go public.

 

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Aug 14, 2019
A Tale of Two Sales
21:06