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

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

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Alexandria, VA

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

Language:

English

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The Motley Fool 2000 Duke St., Fourth Floor Alexandria, VA 22314 703-838-3665


Episodes

What Business Are You In?

4/21/2021
For the first time ever we’re re-running an episode! Chris Hill explains why a solo episode from August 6, 2019 entitled “This is the business we’ve chosen” is making a return appearance.

Duration:00:15:32

“How’d we get to 2,000 episodes?”

4/20/2021
Chris Hill pondered that question on his morning run and came up with two main takeaways.

Duration:00:07:18

Coke & H-D: Strong Starts to the Fiscal Year

4/19/2021
Coca-Cola’s 1-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Harley-Davidson shares pop 10% on upbeat full-year guidance. Herman Miller buys Knoll in a furniture industry merge that sends one stock soaring while the other drops. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares why he’s going to be watching how different industries emerge this earnings season. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com

Duration:00:16:19

Retail’s Surprisingly Big Month

4/15/2021
Retail sales in March grew nearly 10%. Shares of American Eagle Outfitters hit an all-time high after raising guidance for the 1 quarter. Pepsi’s snack division did the heavy lifting in the company’s 1-quarter report. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories, highlights the strength of American Eagle’s Aerie brand, and shares why she’s not a great snacker. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:14:46

“This is madness that makes sense.”

4/14/2021
That’s how Asit Sharma describes Coinbase going public at an expected valuation of $65 billion. He also analyzes Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake’s announcement that she’s stepping down as CEO, and the latest results from Bed Bath & Beyond. Want 50% off to try our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:19:16

Chips, Travel, Social Media

4/13/2021
The FDA hits the pause button on Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. Nvidia unveils its first server microprocessors and takes aim at Intel’s most lucrative market. Booking Holdings gets an upgrade. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories and shares why Pinterest (and their Active User Growth) is on her radar this upcoming earnings season. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:18:48

Microsoft Opts For Nuance

4/12/2021
In its 2-biggest acquisition ever, Microsoft buys Nuance Communications in a deal worth $16 billion. March ends up being a record month for Uber. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss reasons not to buy stocks. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:16:58

Betting on Sports Betting

4/8/2021
Constellation Brands wraps up its fiscal year. Costco’s March numbers were strong, especially digital sales. Clay Bruning analyzes those stories, as well as the state of the sports betting industry in America. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:15:12

Fintech’s New Star and Stocks We Just Bought

4/7/2021
Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to shareholders shows just how bullish he is on the U.S. economy. Plaid’s latest fundraising round points to a valuation of more than $13 billion. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative attractiveness of value stocks and discuss some stocks we bought recently. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:22:49

2 Reopening Stocks You Might Be Missing

4/6/2021
Topps (yes, the baseball card company) gets ready to go public through a SPAC. Credit Suisse deals with fallout from the Archegos Capital debacle. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and shares why he believes a Mexican airport operator and an American homebuilder could benefit from The Great Reopening. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:21:13

The Big Macro

4/5/2021
For the first time in forever, we’re talking about The Big Macro (aka, the March jobs report) and the ripple effects for hiring across various industries. GameStop announced plans to sell millions of shares of its own stock, but what will they do with the money? Jason Moser analyzes those stories, discusses the big weekend box office numbers, and previews The Masters! Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:19:06

Mirror, Mirror on Lulu’s Wall

3/31/2021
Chewy reports a surprise 4-quarter profit that sends shares higher. Lululemon’s digital sales in the 4 quarter were strong, but what management really wants to talk about is Mirror. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as BlackBerry’s latest results and attempts to turn the company around. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:15:08

“We just don’t seem to learn.”

3/30/2021
More details emerge about Archegos Capital’s investments. PayPal enables crypto conversions for U.S. consumers. Facebook is working on an Instagram app for kids under 13. Andy Cross analyzes those stories, and invokes a name from investing history: Long-Term Capital Management. To get 50% off our flagship service, Motley Fool Stock Advisor, just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:17:50

3 Stocks for the Chip Shortage

3/29/2021
In the face of a global shortage of semiconductor chips, which companies can drive returns for investors? Jason Moser analyzes the chip market and shares why Qorvo, Qualcomm, and Marvell Technology are on his radar. Plus, we discuss Archegos Capital’s margin call and the ripple effect (and lessons) for investors. Looking for more investment ideas? Get 50% off Stock Advisor by going to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:20:01

Home Furnishings on Fire (in a good way)

3/25/2021
RH sold a lot of luxury furniture in the 4 quarter, wrapping up a great fiscal year. KB Home shares fall despite strong 1-quarter profits. Bill Barker analyzes those stories, as well as Rite Aid’s updated guidance (which sent the stock down 20%). Want to try our flagship service Motley Fool Stock Advisor? Get 50% off by going to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:14:45

“You hate to see it.”

3/24/2021
GameStop falls 20% after a disappointing 4 quarter and a perplexing lack of guidance from management. Adobe’s 1-quarter results were as strong as their guidance. General Mills has a mixed 3 quarter but believes demand for food at home will continue to be strong. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and shares which breakfast cereal is her favorite indulgence.

Duration:00:14:28

Zoom Video, Microsoft, GameStop

3/23/2021
Will Zoom Video’s move into licensing pay off? How much is Microsoft willing to pay to acquired Discord? Ron Gross analyzes those questions and previews GameStop’s upcoming earnings report.

Duration:00:12:59

Sister Jean, Investing, and the Leap of Faith

3/22/2021
Is a FOMO-inspired ETF a good idea for investors? How attractive is Amazon’s retail business absent AWS? Jason Moser analyzes those questions, as well as Canadian Pacific Railway’s $25 billion deal to buy Kansas City Southern. We also discuss Sister Jean from Loyola University Chicago and the leap of faith that all investors make. To get 50% off our flagship service, Motley Fool Stock Advisor, just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:18:13

Discount Retail’s Opportunity

3/18/2021
Dollar General and Five Below are in the same category and both came out with 4-quarter reports that highlight (among other things) their opportunities for growth. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as Petco’s first earnings report as a public company. To get 50% off our flagship service, Motley Fool Stock Advisor, just go to http://StockIdeas.fool.com.

Duration:00:14:23

Bidding War in Silicon Valley

3/17/2021
Lennar rises on strong 1-quarter results and continued optimism about America’s housing market. Coupa Software delivers a surprise profit in the 4 quarter but shares still sell off. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and the escalating bidding war in Silicon Valley as Lumentum, MKS Instruments, and II-VI all make bids to buy Coherent.

Duration:00:18:22