Rank #1: A Game Changer for IBM?
IBM agrees to buy Red Hat for $33 billion. Analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser talk about what the deal means for investors and dig into the latest from Amazon and Twitter.
Oct 29 2018
Rank #2: Bad Day for Cash
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
Rank #3: Disney, Mercadolibre, Shopify
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
Rank #4: Trump vs. Google
Salesforce slips on earnings. President Trump attacks Google. And an NFL linebacker gets indicted for insider trading. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann tackles those stories and shares an international stock on his radar. Thanks to Molekule for supporting MarketFoolery. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code “fool”.
Aug 30 2018
Rank #5: Microsoft, Twitter, Space Tourism
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
Rank #6: 5 Stocks to Watch
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
Rank #7: Wayfair, Chegg, and Shake Shack
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
Rank #8: Activision's Battle Royale with Fortnite
Shares of Activision Blizzard jump on positive reviews for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Will the new Call of Duty, with its Battle Royale mode, kill Fortnite? Motley Fool analyst Aaron Bush tackles that question, weighs in on Alibaba’s big deal in Russia, and talks Netflix vs. HBO.
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Sep 12 2018
Rank #9: Apple’s Second Act?
Shares of Apple rise on earnings despite declining iPhone sales. Apple disclosed that the total number of iPhones worldwide is 900 million. But what do declining iPhone sales mean for investors? Does Apple need a second act? Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser tackle those questions, dig into SiriusXM earnings, and debate whether there’s life after Howard Stern.
Jan 30 2019
Rank #10: Stocks for Hurricane Florence
As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, we dare to ask the question “Is it possible to make a little money off this thing?” Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares which industries investors should be watching beyond the usual suspects (e.g., home improvement stocks). Plus we discuss the latest report from Casey’s General Stores, dip into the Fool Mailbag, and share a few memories from the start of the financial crisis 10 years ago this month.
Sep 11 2018
Rank #11: Shakeup at GE
General Electric dumps CEO John Flannery after barely a year on the job. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze the sudden move, as well as Elon Musk’s settlement with the SEC and Facebook’s latest data challenge.
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Oct 01 2018
Rank #12: “Microsoft LOVES developers.”
Microsoft buys Github for $7.5 billion in stock. David Kretzmann analyzes the deal as we wonder why Microsoft didn’t pay in cash. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative merits of Garmin, both as a business and a stock. Plus, we shares some highlights from FoolFest 2018.
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Jun 04 2018
Rank #13: The Aftermath of Berkshire’s Meeting
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
Rank #14: Will Twitter Fly Higher?
Will Twitter continue its hot streak? What’s the biggest threat to Amazon? Will privacy concerns catch up with Facebook? And what does insider-selling mean for investors? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman tackle these questions.
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Jun 11 2018
Rank #15: Huawei? Meet the U.S. Justice Dept.
Verizon closes out the fiscal year with a whimper, not a bang. PG&E’s stock rise after the California utility files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, and shares why the U.S. Department of Justice is not messing around with its indictment of Huawei and the company’s CFO. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the deadly disaster in Brazil that involves Vale, the world’s largest iron-ore miner.
Jan 29 2019
Rank #16: Is Stitch Fix Out of Fashion?
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
Rank #17: Buffett’s $122 Billion, Tyson’s All-Time High, and Altria Group 2029
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
Rank #18: The Hyper-Fragmentation of Retail
Have you seen the latest drama at CBS? It’s not on the network, it’s in the board room. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the battle for the future of CBS. Plus, he shares why he’s watching the increasingly fragmented world of retail and why companies like Shopify and Square could be among the big winners.
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May 22 2018
Rank #19: “Let the business be the business.”
J.M. Smucker becomes the latest consumer staples company to make us want to avoid investing in consumer staples companies. Five Below soars 20% on a strong 1st-quarter report, while Ambarella’s 1st-quarter report makes us wonder if the video-processing chipmaker is at a crossroads. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett calling for an end to earnings guidance. (SJM, FIVE, AMBA)
Jun 07 2018
Rank #20: Acquisition Tuesday!
Michael Kors buys Versace. Inspire Brands buys Sonic. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the latest acquisitions in the apparel retail and restaurant industries. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to recommend a few resources for new investors, and discuss the late-breaking rebrand of Dunkin’ Donuts. (Tangents include company mottos, mergers vs. acquisitions, and tomorrow’s front page news in New England.)
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Sep 25 2018