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    The One Perspective To Never Forget

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 14:57

    Chris Hill wraps up MarketFoolery with a story about one race, two photos taken at the finish line, and how it applies to stock investing.

    Introducing the new Motley Fool Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 2:23

    Mark your calendar! Motley Fool Money goes daily on January 5, 2022 and here's what listeners can expect.

    ‘Twas The Night Before The Night Before Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 9:34

    Chris Hill checks in to see how your shopping is going, makes a confession about his upcoming Christmas Eve, and hands the rest of the show off to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong.

    Oracle's Big Deal, Spider-Man's Big Box Office

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 21:44

    Oracle gets into healthcare tech with its record-setting acquisition of Cerner for $28 billion in cash. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” sets a few records of its own with a $600 million opening weekend. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and encourages investors to find ways to unplug from business news over the holidays.

    “They're in a league of their own.”

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 14:59

    Delta Air Lines projects a profit for its next earnings report but investors seem dubious. Accenture shares rise after a strong 1st-quarter report comes with raised guidance for the full fiscal year. Maria Gallagher analyzes her story and shares why Niall Ferguson's “The Ascent of Money” is her investing discovery of 2021.   Want to share your thoughts about our new daily show? Click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: https://www.foolinsights.com/se/04BD76CC18830996   Holiday Song - Christmas Calling (Jolly Jones) by Norah Jones

    Overreacting To Retail Data

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 19:34

    The retail sales report for November underwhelms Wall Street. Comments from Lowe's executives cause momentary panic. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we discuss why the CEOs of The Trade Desk, Cloudflare, and Dick's Sporting Goods should receive strong consideration for “CEO of the Year”.   We want your input! Please click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: https://www.foolinsights.com/se/04BD76CC18830996   Holiday Song - If We Make It Through December by Pistol Annies

    1 Transatlantic Deal, 2 Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 20:31

    Beyond Meat bounces back on an analyst upgrade tied to McDonald's. Rentokil buys rival Terminix Global in a $6.7 deal that prompts different reactions from investors. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses the impending break-up of GE, what it means for shareholders, and why he appreciates British naming conventions. Plus, Chris Hill shares a podcast update.   We want to hear from you! Please click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: https://www.foolinsights.com/se/04BD76CC18830996   Holiday Song - I'm Going Surfing for Xmas by Mad Caddies

    Avoiding Seller's Remorse

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 22:34

    Harley-Davidson merges its electric motorcycle division (Livewire) with a SPAC. Rivian Automotive wins Motor Trend's “Truck Of The Year” award. Peloton responds to a fictional character dying on one of their bikes with a new commercial. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the hidden upside of “seller's remorse”.   Holiday Song - You and I at Christmas Time by The Bird and the Bee

    2 Stocks for the Great Outdoors

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 19:58

    Thor Industries, the dominant RV maker in North America, starts its fiscal year with a bang. Weber Grill's 4th-quarter loss comes in smaller than Wall Street was expecting. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories as well as CEO Elizabeth Spaulding's “multi-quarter transformation” plans for Stitch Fix. Holiday Song - That Was The Worst Christmas Ever! by Sufjan Stevens

    Intel's Bet, Buzzfeed's Debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 20:13

    AutoZone hits a new high after an impressive 1st-quarter report. Intel announces it will spin off its self-driving car unit (Mobileye) in mid-2022 as a way to raise money. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, as well as Buzzfeed's uninspiring first day as a public company and what the future of SPACs might look like. Holiday Song - Ho Ho Ho (Santa's Got To Go) by smoota and Meah Pace

    1 Question Investors Need To Answer

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 10:56

    After a rough few weeks in the stock market, Chris Hill has a question he hopes you can answer. Holiday Song - Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight) by The Ramones

    2 Stocks Too Cheap To Ignore

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 21:16

    Okta pops on strong 3rd-quarter results and raised guidance. Square is changing its name to Block. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, reflects on Wednesday's rough day for investors, and identifies a couple of businesses that are in the “too-cheap-to-ignore” category.

    Salesforce Has a Co-CEO…Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 19:10

    Strong results in the 3rd-quarter are overshadowed by Salesforce's guidance in Q4, but maybe the company's 2nd attempt at a co-CEO structure will improve the picture for shareholders. Shares of Box pop 12% as the cloud storage company continues its revenue growth. Allbirds falls as revenue growth for the apparel company is outweighed by increasing losses. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and we kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music.   Holiday Music - Mer Jul (More Christmas) by Adolpson & Falk

    Would Meta Platforms Buy Roblox?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 18:40

    As Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) continues to invest in the metaverse, would acquiring Roblox fit with their plans? Asit Sharma answers that question and weighs in on the results from Cyber Monday and the stock market uncertainty caused by the omicron variant.

    Jack Dorsey Exits Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 18:37

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigns as longtime CTO Parag Agrawal moves into the corner office. Amazon executive Dave Clark says the Everything Store is about to pass UPS and FedEx as the largest delivery service in the U.S. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and we preview our annual holiday tradition!

    “It's the mud that makes us.”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 12:24

    Some races end with the runners covered not only in sweat, but also in mud. Chris Hill recently ran one such race, and shares a lesson he learned from a fellow runner and how it applies to stock investing.

    Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Zoom Video

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 20:55

    Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Zoom Video all issue 3rd-quarter earnings reports with a similar pattern: better-than-expected results followed by shares falling. Asit Sharma analyzes all three and shares why he believes the short-term pain for shareholders should be buoyed by the strength of each business.

    Is a Monster Merger Brewing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 16:11

    Jay Powell gets nominated for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Cerence shares drop 20% on guidance. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reports that Monster Beverage and Constellation Brands are engaged in merger talks.

    Big Retail Earnings, Packers For Sale

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 17:11

    Shares of Walmart fall despite strong 3rd-quarter results and raised guidance. Home Depot hits a new all-time high after a monster 3rd quarter fueled by higher average tickets. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and weighs in on the Green Bay Packers selling $90 million worth of stock in the team.

    Holiday Spending Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 18:23

    Oatly falls well below its IPO price on revenue challenges. WeWork issues its first report as a public company. Mastercard's predictions for holiday spending next week include big expectations for luxury goods and apparel. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares why he thinks physical store retail (and related REITs) will be worth watching.

    The Beauty of Predictability

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 20:43

    Rivian Automotive gears up for one of the biggest IPOs of 2021. DoorDash shares rise on an international acquisition. Coinbase falls as trading activity in the 3rd quarter was lower than expected. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why business predictability is coveted by investors.

    The End of GE

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 16:53

    General Electric CEO Larry Culp announces the plan to split into three companies that will focus on aviation, energy, and health care. PayPal shares sink on 3rd-quarter results and guidance for 2022. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and the eye-popping rise of Roblox shares after its latest earnings report.

    How Many Stocks Do You Own?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 16:21

    Shares of The Trade Desk pop more than 25%. Were 3rd-quarter results that good? PayPal issues its own 3rd-quarter results after the closing bell today. What should investors be watching for? Jason Moser answers those questions, and shares how many stocks he owns and why.

    Booking Holdings: A Study in Resilience

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 17:26

    As shares get close to a new all-time high after 3rd-quarter results, Booking Holdings demonstrates its toughness in the face of adversity. Roku shares fall despite encouraging 3rd-quarter numbers heading into the holidays. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, and shares a hopeful (and skeptical) view of Fastly's plans for the future. 

    Zillow's Falling. Don't Rush In.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 19:29

    Zillow announces the layoff of 25% of its staff and the shuttering of its home-buying business, causing shares to hit a 52-week low. Bed Bath & Beyond pops on a partnership with Kroger and an update on its share buyback plan. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and Lyft's ongoing struggle to work out its own economics.

    8 Bellwether Consumer Tech Stocks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 16:04

    Shares of Avis Budget skyrocket as increased demand for rental cars fuels strong 3rd-quarter profits. Under Armor's restructuring plan bears fruit in the form of 3rd-quarter profits doubling and full-year guidance being raised. Chegg shares fall 46% on a dismal earnings report. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and makes his pitch for a new acronym encompassing the top 8 consumer technology stocks in America.

    Coke's Biggest Deal Yet

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 18:32

    Coca-Cola buys Bodyarmor for $5.6 billion. Trivago's 3rd-quarter results were much better than expected, but shares remain flat. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the importance of setting expectations with McCormick and other stocks.

    Affectionate Hostility

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 63:56

    It's our eighth “Apropos Of Nothing” episode! Chris Hill gets together with a couple of friends to discuss important topics like: - Pro sports moments we'd change with supernatural creatures - The Mount Rushmore of Greasy Foods - Top robots in movies and TV - Helpful suggestions for a prominent cookie business And more!

    Big Beer Gets Bigger

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 15:55

    eBay's stock falls despite better-than-expected results in Q3. Ford Motor pops on strong results and raised full-year guidance. Anheuser-Busch InBev surprises Wall Street with strong 3rd-quarter profits. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and tags one of the most popular Halloween candies as overrated. Plus, we offer a sneak preview of this weekend's bonus episode of MarketFoolery!

    Microsoft: Building & Buying

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 17:59

    Fastest revenue growth since 2018 fuels Microsoft shares to a new all-time high. Robinhood's 3rd-quarter revenue is much lower than expected as shares fall close to their IPO price. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, discusses Twitter's ongoing struggles as a business, and shares why Almond Joy needs to be rebranded.

    Facebook, UPS, Hasbro

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 14:48

    Facebook shares fall on light 3rd-quarter revenue and lowered guidance for the 4th quarter. UPS hits an all-time high as revenue in the 3rd quarter climbs 9%. Hasbro warns of supply chain issues but shares rise on strong 3rd-quarter results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the underrated versatility of Heath bars.

    PayPal/Pinterest is Off, Tesla's New High is On

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 18:35

    PayPal breaks off acquisition talks with Pinterest. Tesla raises the price of certain models and strikes a $4.2 billion dollar deal with Hertz. Wells Fargo gets ready to roll out a new virtual assistant named “Fargo”. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why mini-candy bars are underrated at Halloween.

    Big Shoe > Big Blue

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 14:27

    Shares of Crocs pop nearly 10% after a strong 3rd quarter and raised full-year guidance. IBM falls after disappointing results from its two largest divisions. Ron Gross analyzes those stories, discusses Facebook's potential name change, and shares where Kit Kats and Reese's Peanut Butter Brittle Cups fall in the pantheon of Halloween candy.

    Netflix, Verizon, Facebook's New Name

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 19:20

    3rd-quarter subscribers come in higher than expected for Netflix, but shares drop anyway. 5G adoption helps boost Verizon's 3rd-quarter results. The Verge reports that Facebook will unveil a new name for the company next week. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on overrated/underrated Halloween candies.

    P&G Isn't Worried About Rising Costs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 17:16

    Costs are rising for Procter & Gamble but 1st-quarter profits still came in higher than expected. Bank of New York Mellon continues a solid 2021 with 3rd-quarter beats on the top and bottom lines. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and Walmart's potential for earnings growth.

    Zillow Pauses, Disney Postpones

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 17:08

    Shares of Zillow Group fall 10% as its home-buying service goes on a brief hiatus. Disney postpones a slate of movies over the next two years as the CEO (reportedly) looks at the pros and cons of spinning off ESPN. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses Walmart's plan to boost subscribers to its membership service.

    Enterprise Software, Video Software

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 13:44

    German software giant SAP increases guidance for the 3rd time this fiscal year. Vimeo pops 12% on good results in September. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories along with the latest results from JPMorgan Chase.   Got suggestions for our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode? Send them to marketfoolery@fool.com!

    2 Stocks Getting Upgrades

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 18:20

    Airbnb and Nike both get upgrades from Wall Street analysts, but one seems a bit “fuzzier” than the other. Asit Sharma takes a closer look at the upgrades and analyzes the latest results from Fastenal.

    Southwest Airlines Grounds Itself

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 18:31

    With earnings later this week from Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other big banks, how are deposits and loan activity looking? And why is JPMorgan Chase more interested in inflation than the others? Jason Moser previews the latest episode of “Industry Focus” and analyzes Southwest Airlines' rough weekend and the box office results for “No Time To Die”.

    Buying The Dip vs. Adding To Winners

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 15:11

    Constellation Brands serves up mixed 2nd-quarter results. Norwegian Cruise Lines' CEO believes they'll be at full capacity by April 2022. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, discusses an ongoing dilemma investors face with their portfolios, and shares a stock on her watchlist.

    The Great Facebook Outage of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 19:48

    Shares of the social network fall 5% as Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp go dark for 6 hours. Pepsi posts strong results for Q3 and raises revenue guidance for the year. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses whether regulatory risk is big enough to dissuade one from investing in mega-cap companies like Amazon.

    “Have you started your holiday shopping?”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 16:19

    Delta Air Lines reinstates their revenue guidance for Q3. Average fares on Uber and Lyft have been going up and aren't likely to go back down. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses Amazon getting a VERY early jump on its “Black Friday” deals.

    “This is starting to get fun.”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 15:57

    Home prices in July rise nearly 20%. Bed Bath and Beyond shares fall more than 25% on falling store traffic and “pervasive” problems with supply chain. Matt Argersinger, lead investor for Millionacres (The Motley Fool's real estate investing service), analyzes those stories and shares how he's learned to embrace the volatility of months like September.

    Warby Parker Goes Public

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 21:15

    Dollar Tree pops on an increased share buyback plan and strategy to selectively increase prices. Online eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker goes public via direct listing. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why he's a fan of British software development company Endava.

    Mastercard Expanding, Spotify Spending

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 17:31

    Mastercard enters the world of “buy now, pay later”. Spotify launches its first global campaign to win over advertisers. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and answers a listener question about buying more shares of a stock after its fallen.

    Facebook On The Defensive

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 14:38

    In the wake of recent revelations published in The Wall Street Journal, Facebook hits the pause button on “Instagram for Kids”. Electric carmaker Polestar nears a $21 billion deal to go public via SPAC. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and the potential for Best Buy's new “Total Tech” membership program.

    “This company is a Sasquatch.”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 23:16

    BlackBerry shares pop after 2nd-quarter results were better than expected. Darden Restaurants hits an all-time high after surprisingly strong results in the fine dining segment. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why the complete overhaul of eHealth's management team intrigues him as an investor. 

    FedEx, Adobe, Stitch Fix

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 18:29

    Bellwether company FedEx falls after a rough start to the fiscal year and lowered guidance for the rest of it. Adobe posts record revenue in the 3rd quarter but shares of the software giant fall anyway. Andy Cross analyzes those stories and a surprisingly profitable quarter from Stitch Fix.

    Where is PFOF (Payment For Order Flow) Going?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 15:18

    Should Uber's stock really have risen 10% after management increased guidance? With the SEC taking a closer look at it, what does the future of payment for order flow look like? Bill Mann answers those questions, discusses ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood, and reacts to a fantastic arrest in New Zealand.

    Netflix, HBO Max, and Why Emmy Awards Matter

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 21:35

    Streaming services dominate the Emmy Awards. Amazon's rise in the digital ad market is fueled by an increase in sponsored links atop search results. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on playing with house money?

    The Rising Battle for Your Delivery Dollars

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 17:09

    DoorDash shares pop on an upgrade. Walmart teams up with Ford Motor to test robo-deliveries in three cities. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories as well as the surprisingly good retail numbers from August.

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