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The Audacity of Stock Investing09/03/15
After a rough month for investors Chris Hill reflects on the audacity of individual stock investing, his recent trip to northern California, what he learned inside Pixar Animation, and the poetry of Rudyard Kipling.
Is Now The Time To Invest Internationally?
Tim Hanson discusses everything from ETF-based investments in Brazil and China, to specific global investments like Tencent Holdings. He also shares why U.S. investors should read non-U.S. news every day.
Drugmaker Stocks To Help You Sleep
There are opportunities to be had in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, but some investors shy away because of the “Sleep Factor”. Industry Focus host Kristine Harjes analyzes the drug approval process and why every investor should take...
Your Closest Investing Resource
Chris Hill discusses key resources for investors, why he’s a fan of charts, and the investing lessons he recently learned from filmmaker Robert Rodriguez.
The Value of Value Investing
Ron Gross kicks off “Strategy Week” with a primer on value investing, including key metrics to look for and why management is a key factor in “deep value” investing.
The End of Quarterly Reports?
A law firm urges the SEC to get rid of quarterly earnings reports. Should Elon Musk take a page from the Google/Alphabet playbook and restructure his companies under one roof? Plus, we debate the pros and cons of investing in off-price retailers.
The Joy of Having An Easy Act to Follow
Brian Cornell caps his 1st year as Target’s CEO with another strong quarter. Lowe’s 2nd-quarter results are solid, not spectacular. Plus we analyze Yum Brands’ new leadership in China and yet another new Colonel Sanders.
A Tale of Two Retailers
Wal-Mart hits a 52-week low while Home Depot soars to a new all-time high. We analyze the two retailers and dip into the Fool Mailbag to compare the recent performances of Berkshire-Hathaway and Markel.
Amazon vs. NY Times
A New York Times article on Amazon’s work conditions for white-collar employees puts the e-commerce giant in the spotlight. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss the best way to invest in a future rise in oil prices, explain Zillow’s massive...
Beware the Death Cross
The team takes a look at Wayfair and Keurig’s latest earnings reports, as well as Tesla’s newest stock offering and Twitter’s future. Plus they talk about the impending doom of the market thanks to the Death Cross.
The Battle for the Road
Alibaba falls after 2nd-quarter results. Apple deals with China’s currency moves. Plus Alex Scherer analyzes the most interesting part of Tesla Motors’ recent conference call as the battle for the road heats up.
Google Bets on Alpha
Google stuns Wall Street with a corporate restructuring that includes renaming the company “Alphabet”. Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser analyze the pros and cons of the move, including Google’s ability to invest in long-shot initiatives. Plus we...
Buffett’s $37 Billion Bet
Berkshire-Hathaway shells out $37 billion for Precision Castparts, but Wall Street seems unimpressed. Neiman Marcus posts strong online sales as it gears up to go public. Plus we analyze Under Armour’s new partnership with the NBA and Twitter’s new...
Investing & The Human Touch
Are computers getting it wrong this earnings season? Did anyone foresee Disney’s stock falling this much? And what are we missing about the rise in the cost of college tuition? Our man Morgan Housel helps us dip into the Fool Mailbag.
Disney vs. DreamWorks
Walt Disney single-handedly drags down the Dow. DreamWorks Animation continues to struggle. Zillow bounces back on stronger-than-expected 2nd-quarter results. And Lumber Liquidators drops to its lowest point in nearly 4 years.
The Biotech Giant You’ve Never Heard Of
CVS Health shares drop, despite strong Q2 profits. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, the $60-billion biotech, hits an all-time high. We discuss how to start investing in biotechnology stocks, and why Tommy’s Pizza has the best wings in New Jersey.
Don’t Freak Because It’s August
ExxonMobil’s earnings were cut in half. Tyson Foods falls as the beef market conditions worsen. Plus we debate the prospects for Taco Bell’s new alcohol sales and encourage everyone to not freak out no matter what happens to the market this month.
Who’s Betting Against Facebook?
Facebook’s quarterly revenue tops $4 billion, but shares fall on concerns over the social network’s increased spending. Motley Fool Funds analysts Bill Barker and Charly Travers examine the latest results from Whole Foods Market, Wynn Resorts,...
The Good, The Bad and Yelp
Twitter’s revenue rises but the stock falls after management’s comments about future growth. Baidu is making an expensive bet, but will it pay off? Plus, we sift through the wreckage of Yelp’s latest quarter and celebrate National Chicken Wing Day.
Warning: This Warning May Cause 45% Drop
SiriusXM rises due to, among other things, strong auto sales. Online car shopping site TrueCar falls 45% on lowered guidance. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss how we might profit from the inevitable Rise Of The Machines.
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