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Big Macro, BP’s Big Payout07/02/15
Unemployment drops to 5.3%, which gives us a chance to discuss the Big Macro. We also analyze BP’s $18.7 billion settlement over the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Whole Foods Market’s apology for overcharges at its NYC locations, and Independence Day.
How Do You Sleep At Night?
General Mills struggles with a strong dollar. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to answer listener questions about growth stocks, ethical investing and whether to join shareholder lawsuits. While covering a range of topics, the questions touch on the...
A $5 Billion Bet Gone Bad
In 2012 ConAgra bought Ralcorp for $5 billion and became the largest producer of private-label food in North America. Today ConAgra waved the white flag and announced it was selling its private-label business. We analyze the fallout, Disney merging...
China’s Corruption & Greece’s Next Step
Greece prepares for a referendum as the debt crisis continues. China’s auditor uncovers corruption at some of the country’s biggest state-owned companies. Motley Fool Funds portfolio manager Bill Mann analyzes those topics, plus a hot IPO in the UK...
Investing in Online Dating
IAC is spinning off Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid. Will an online dating stock be a good match for investors? Plus we analyze Winnebago’s surprising earnings and give a preview of The Motley Fool’s brand new podcast.
All for One, One for Seven
Lennar and Monsanto announce earnings that could be a good indicator of things to come. Plus what Netflix’s 7-for-1 stock split means for investors, and why Amazon is coming to a home near you.
Martha, Movies & Mailbag
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia rides off into the sunset. “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out” rule the box office, pushing shares of their respective parent companies to new highs. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider Apple’s buying...
Greece is the Word
Who gets hurt if Greece leaves the EU? Morgan Housel analyzes the latest drama from Europe. Plus we discuss the state of financial journalism, advice for and from fathers, and we dip into the Fool Mailbag.
TripAdvisor’s Big Win & Fitbit’s Hot IPO
TripAdvisor’s new partnership with Marriott has shares on the rise. Fitbit’s stock soars on opening day, but we’re going to pass for now. Plus we preview CNBC’s documentary on the business of extreme sports and offer investing takeaways from Hawaii.
Has Starbucks Solved Its Food Problem?
Three years ago Starbucks bought La Boulange for $100 million. Today Starbucks’ stock hits a new all-time high as the company announces it will close the La Boulange shops. We analyze the move and disagree over whether the coffee giant has figured out...
Twitter’s Next Move, Gap’s Next Round of Cuts
Gap announces another round of store closings. Coty shares hit an all-time high after buying 3 businesses from P&G. Plus, we analyze the state of Twitter as it searches for a new leader.
Win-Win: CVS & Target Make a Deal
CVS Health buys Target’s pharmacy & clinic businesses for $1.9 billion. We discuss why it’s a win for both companies and anaylze why Leapfrog may be on its last legs. Plus we share highlights from our event in Seattle, including the wisdom of Costco’s...
New Kid on the Block
The guys take a look at earnings from Krispy Kreme and Men’s Wearhouse, as well as a big announcement from Lululemon’s founder. Plus Nike has struck a new lucrative deal with the NBA, so where does that leave Under Armour?
New Highs For Netflix
Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference continues, and the teams discusses which announcements shareholders should really be paying attention to. Netflix has hit a new all-time high, but will shares stay up there? Plus it’s time to take a look at the...
Lululemon’s Bounce & A Case for Crocs
Lululemon athletica rises as online sales grow 31%. Motley Fool advisor Ron Gross analyzes how West Coast shipping ports delays have affected the apparel retail industry. Plus we discuss how much trust investors should place in CEOs and the case for...
Apple’s WWDC & The Challenge of Home Delivery
Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off. Sears plots a turnaround involving a REIT. Plus, as Dunkin’ Brands becomes the latest restaurant chain (joining Starbucks, Chipotle & McDonald’s) to test delivery, we analyze the opportunities and...
Another Media Merger??
DISH Network is in talks to merge with T-Mobile, while Lions Gate Entertainment eyes Starz TV. Motley Fool Canada advisor Jim Gillies calls in to discuss those stories, his interest in Biglari Holdings, the state of the Toronto Blue Jays, and his new...
China’s Latest Business Bloodbath
The NFL drafts Yahoo for its first-ever live video stream of a football game, but will the opportunity outweigh the risk for Yahoo? Between Priceline, Expedia, Ctrip and Qunar, how tough is China’s online travel industry? Will Fitbit’s IPO be a hit...
Bad Winter Weather = Huge Spring Auto Sales
May was a big month for U.S. automakers, especially Fiat Chrysler. Columnist Morgan Housel discusses auto sales, the pros & cons of a strong U.S. dollar, and what he observed on his trip to Grand Cayman.
Intel, Margin & The Return of a Clothing Legend
Intel buys Altera for $16.7 billion. Margin debt reaches a new high. And Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer is back in the clothing business with the launch of “Uber for tailors”. (Warning….at 14:04 Taylor Muckerman makes a sincerely terrible joke....
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