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

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

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By GUCCI POODLE - Nov 28 2019
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These Fools are great at selecting the big news stories of the day for investors

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One of the best shows around. Business focused investing suits me most. It just makes sense.

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1075 Ratings
Average Ratings
925
75
37
16
22

Great stuff

By GUCCI POODLE - Nov 28 2019
Read more
These Fools are great at selecting the big news stories of the day for investors

Top shelf

By Stockgains - Sep 12 2019
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One of the best shows around. Business focused investing suits me most. It just makes sense.

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

Retail Stocks, Cash, and 1 Stock to Avoid

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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’.   Thanks to Brave for supporting our show. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at www.brave.com/FOOL.

Dec 04 2019

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Cyber Monday, Black Friday, McDonald’s New Test

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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   Thanks Netsuite.  Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Dec 02 2019

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Is Best Buy a Good Buy?

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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.   Thanks Health IQ.  See if you qualify for lower rates! Go to www.healthiq.com/fool www.   GETQUIP.COM/fool for your first refill free!

Nov 26 2019

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5 Stocks to Watch

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Over the next two weeks more than 1,600 companies will report earnings. Jason Moser analyzes what investors should be watching and listening for when Chipotle, PayPal, Facebook, Under Armour, and Boston Beer share their latest results.

Jul 18 2019

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Microsoft, Twitter, Space Tourism

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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. Thanks to Molekule for supporting our podcast.   Get 10% off your first air purifier at http://www.molekule.com with code “fool10”.

Oct 24 2019

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Stock Market Surprises, Trends to Watch, and Hot IPOs

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Has Apple lost its edge? Will Disney find magic with streaming? Can Microsoft continue its comeback? And when it comes to IPOs, is it really 1999 all over again? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers tackles those questions as he reviews the first half of 2019. Tim shares some overlooked stories, hot IPOs, emerging trends, stock market disappointments, and stock market surprises.

Jul 09 2019

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Is Stitch Fix Out of Fashion?

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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

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New King of Las Vega$

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Eldorado buys Caesars Entertainment to create the largest owner & operator of casinos in the U.S. Dan Kline analyzes the hidden value in the deal and why he believes it will pay off down the line. Plus, we discuss the current state of the burger industry and the “disappointing” weekend at the box office for Toy Story 4.     Thanks Netsuite.  Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Jun 24 2019

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Wall Street Gets Some Slack

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Slack makes its debut as a public company. Will the cloud-based collaboration platform make it rain for investors? Analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross tackle that question and discuss interest rates, Olive Garden, and the future of Google.   Thanks to NetSuite. Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits,” today at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Jun 20 2019

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Are Sports Retailers Doomed?

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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

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Microsoft’s Big Win

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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.   Get the money you need to run your small business. Go to Kabbage.com and use the code FOOL to get $100 credit on your first loan statement. Offer ends November 30, 2019. Must take a minimum $5000 loan to qualify.  Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.

Oct 28 2019

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Apple Rises, Spotify Treads Water

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Apple shares rise after 3rd-quarter profits come in higher than expected, despite iPhone revenue falling. Spotify continues to add paid subscribers, but shares are basically flat since going public. And online education company 2U has a disastrous 2nd-quarter report, leading shares to fall 60%. Alise Montgomery and Greg Bechtel analyze those stories and share why they’re keeping a close eye on Smartsheet and Revolve Group.   Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to www.merrillcorp.com/fool.

Jul 31 2019

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A Marriage Made In…

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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

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“Is this a good time to invest in stocks?”

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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

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Dividend Aristocrats, Portfolio Sizing, and Reallocation Strategies

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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.   Get $50 off your first job post at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.

Sep 23 2019

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The CEO You Need to Know About

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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.   Get the money you need to run your small business. Go to Kabbage.com and use the code FOOL to get $100 credit on your first loan statement. Offer ends November 30, 2019.  Must take a minimum $5000 loan to qualify.  Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.

Oct 30 2019

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Have Unicorns Ruined Growth Stocks?

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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.)   Thanks  Zapier.  Go to zapier.com/fool for a free 14-day trial.

Oct 14 2019

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Buffett’s $122 Billion, Tyson’s All-Time High, and Altria Group 2029

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Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter profits drop 11%, but it’s the cash hoard that interests us.  Shares of Tyson Foods hit an all-time high after strong 3rd-quarter profits.  And what will Altria Group look like in ten years?  MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes these stories and more.  (Tangents include the Liberty Bell, overrated landmarks, the rise of the New York Yankees, and the fall of the Boston Red Sox.)

Aug 05 2019

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5 Summer Vacation Stocks

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AbbVie buys Allergan for $63 billion in cash and stock. Jason Moser analyzes the pros and cons of the deal. Warren Buffett denies any tension between Berkshire-Hathaway and 3G Capital but, would anyone blame him if there was tension? Plus, Jason shares highlights from his trip to Costa Rica and five stock ideas the trip inspired.

Jun 25 2019

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“What is Soapbox?”

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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.)   Thanks to Grammarly for supporting The Motley Fool. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go tohttp://www.Grammarly.com/Fool.

Sep 09 2019

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Lululemon's New Move and 1 Hot IPO

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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

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“Blue Horseshoe hates GameStop.”

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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   Get the first $50 off at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.

Dec 11 2019

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2 Earnings Reports, 1 CEO on the Move

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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

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Netflix, Golden Globes, Large Caps vs. Index Funds

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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 Get the first $50 off at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.

Dec 09 2019

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United’s Next Destination, Slack’s Future, and 2 Discount Retailers to Watch

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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.   Thanks to Brave for supporting our show. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at www.brave.com/FOOL.

Dec 05 2019

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Google’s New CEO, Expedia’s New CEO, Postmates’ Non-IPO

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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   Thanks Netsuite.  Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Dec 04 2019

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Retail Stocks, Cash, and 1 Stock to Avoid

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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’.   Thanks to Brave for supporting our show. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at www.brave.com/FOOL.

Dec 04 2019

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Cyber Monday, Black Friday, McDonald’s New Test

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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   Thanks Netsuite.  Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Dec 02 2019

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Is Best Buy a Good Buy?

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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.   Thanks Health IQ.  See if you qualify for lower rates! Go to www.healthiq.com/fool www.   GETQUIP.COM/fool for your first refill free!

Nov 26 2019

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3 Deals: Luxury Goods, Financial Services, Retail

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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. Thanks Health IQ.  See if you qualify for lower rates! Go to www.healthiq.com/fool www.GETQUIP.COM/fool for your first refill free!

Nov 25 2019

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Schwab’s Big Buy, PayPal’s Sweet Deal, and Google’s Losing Game

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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

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Target Crushes, History’s Biggest IPO Approaches

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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.)   Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at www.audible.com/Fool or text FOOL to 500500.

Nov 20 2019

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How “Shrink” Affected Home Depot

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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

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T-Mobile’s New CEO, Dunkin’s New Cups

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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!   Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at www.audible.com/Fool or text FOOL to 500500.

Nov 18 2019

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2 Tech Trends in Australia

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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: Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/triple-m-motley-fool-money/id1118867383   PlayerFM - https://player.fm/series/triple-m-motley-fool-money-1820251   You can pay what you want and the first $50 is on LinkedIn. Just visit www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.

Nov 14 2019

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Disney Streaming, Google Checking, and Rebel Whoppers

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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. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Nov 13 2019

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Auto Parts, 3D Glasses, Index Funds

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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.   You can pay what you want and the first $50 is on LinkedIn. Just visit www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.

Nov 12 2019

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Singles Day, Apple’s AR Delay

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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?   Thanks Netsuite.  Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.

Nov 11 2019

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Should Amazon Buy Roku?

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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

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Pizza, Healthcare, Luxury Fashion

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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

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