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MarketFoolery features a team of Motley Fool analysts discussing the day's top business and investing stories.




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Bigger Surprise: Lowe’s or Tiffany?

Lowe’s 1st-quarter sales came in light, but shares still rose 10%. Did the announcement of a new CEO top Lowe’s actual performance? Abi Malin analyzes the results, as well as Target’s 1st-quarter miss and Tiffany’s new all-time high.


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. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to


The Growing Case for Marijuana

Though currently littered with penny stocks, the landscape for investing in marijuana is improving. Shannon Jones analyzes the recent merger of Aurora Cannabis and MedReleaf, and the impending FDA approval for GW Pharmaceuticals. Plus, we discuss how professional athletes and owners are helping the case by becoming more vocal about marijuana as a device for pain management.


Fortnite’s Effect on Wall Street

Walmart’s 1st-quarter results had a great headline, but struggles underneath. David Kretzmann analyzes the retail giant’s business and offers advice on how to spend its own money. We discuss the latest results from video game maker Take-Two Interactive and burger chain Jack In The Box. Plus, exciting updates on the DC listener meetup and our podcast swag shop! Go to and use the code MF30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.


Retail Surprises and Starbucks’ Tall Order

Macy’s surges on surprising earnings. Tencent racks up big profits thanks to its social networking and gaming businesses. And Starbucks announces a venti-sized expansion in China. Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Ron Gross weigh in on those stories. Thanks to Molekule for supporting our podcast. Get $75 off your 1st order at and use the promo code “fool”.


Investing in Black Magic

A colder-than-usual April put a chill on Home Depot’s latest quarter. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes why Home Depot’s sales are deferred, not gone forever. We also explore Scotts Miracle Gro as a backdoor way to invest in the marijuana trend and discuss the surprising large (and awesomely-named) portfolio of brands that SMG runs. And do we have some thoughts on the Best Paid CEOs List? You bet! Go to and use the code “MF30” to get $30 off your first week of...


“The Howard Stern thesis”

The U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for states to legalize sports betting. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the ripple effects of the decision and share some hidden winners for investors. Plus we discuss Canadian Tire’s acquisition of Helly Hansen and dip into the Fool Mailbag to share a few thoughts on Sirius XM Holdings. Thanks to Molekule for supporting our podcast. Get $75 off your 1st order at and use the promo code “fool”.


Betting on Booking

Booking Holdings (aka, Priceline) beats expectations in the 1st quarter, but guidance for the 2nd quarter has some investors running. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker shares why patient shareholders will probably be glad they held on. Plus, we discuss the record pace of share buybacks and AMC Networks’ latest results. (Tangents include Bill’s upcoming trip to Singapore, the New York Yankees’ hot streak, and the listener meet-up in Washington DC later this month!!)


Wall Street’s Problem with Disney

Disney reports better-than-expected earnings but shares slip. Why are investors not feeling the Disney magic? Analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross tackle that question and talk about the latest from Trip Advisor, Electronic Arts, and Walmart.


Buffett on Buybacks & Moats

Matt Koppenheffer returns! We discuss last week’s Berkshire-Hathaway meeting and Warren Buffett’s comments on Apple’s stock buyback plan and why he prefers moats. Plus, Matt analyzes Buffett’s push into Germany’s real estate market and the latest twist in Volkswagen’s emission scandal.


Starbucks, Shopify & Square

Starbucks gets a $7 billion check from Nestle. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze the new global coffee marketing deal, as well as the latest results from Shopify and Square.


“About that Tesla conference call...”

Tesla shares fall after 1st-quarter results and Elon Musk’s questionable performance on the conference call with analysts. Spotify’s 1st-ever quarterly report wasn’t as bad as some feared, while Fitbit drops on less-than-inspiring guidance. David Kretzmann analyzes all of those stories as we gear up for Berkshire-Hathaway’s annual meeting this weekend. Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. Get a month free with and use the promo code “fool”.


Apple, Crypto, Snap, and Facebook

Apple reports strong growth in its services business, buys back $100 billion in stock, and raises its dividend. Snap tumbles on concern over slowing growth. And Facebook gets into the online dating business. Analysts Andy Cross and Aaron Bush discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of cryptocurrencies.


Under Armour’s Key Metric?

Under Armour’s 1st-quarter revenue comes in higher than expected, but shares still fall. Jason Moser analyzes the quarter and shares why the company’s management (besides CEO Kevin Plank) is so important this year. Plus, we discuss Teladoc’s upcoming report, Jason’s telehealth experience over the weekend, Texas Roadhouse’s latest quarter and why we need a Bubba’s 33 in the DMV! Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. Get a month free with and use the promo code...


Is This Merger Happening or Not?

T-Mobile wants to buy Sprint for $26 billion in stock, but will it actually go through? Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Wall Street’s reaction to the deal’s prospects. Plus, we discuss McDonald’s latest quarter and Walt Disney’s record-breaking weekend at the box office. (Tangents include the challenges of serving breakfast and “The Incredibles” as a James Bond film.)


“Blue Horseshoe loves Chipotle.”

Facebook’s 1st-quarter report features record revenue and a growing pile of cash. Chipotle soars more than 20%. O’Reilly Automotive revs higher on profits and raised guidance. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes those stories, plus Royal Caribbean’s latest results. (Tangents include the movie “Wall Street”, dinner with Jim Chanos, and Chris’ less-than-firm grasp of geography.)


Twitter Surprises, Comcast Looks Skyward

Twitter surprises Wall Street with a 1st-quarter profit. Comcast’s 1st-quarter earnings take a back seat to its $31 billion bid for Sky. Abi Malin analyzes those stories and shares her thoughts on Costco’s latest dividend hike.


Alphabet Keeps Printing Money

Alphabet racks up more than $9 billion in quarterly profits, so why is the stock down? 3M falls on lowered guidance, but is the stock now a value play? And what in the world is going on with Wells Fargo? Bill Mann answers those questions and shares some thoughts on the upcoming Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting.


Toys, Pets & Oil

Hasbro’s 1st-quarter report was no fun. McDermott International shares pop after rejecting a takeover bid. And Henry Schein spins off its pet health business. Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman analyze those stories, preview Caterpillar’s report on Tuesday morning, and offer three stock ideas for the new royal baby!


Jim Miller

Jim Miller has written best-selling books about Hollywood, Saturday Night Live and the United States Senate. But he’s probably best-known for writing “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN.” In this wide-ranging conversation, Jim shares his thoughts on ESPN and its relationship with its parent: The Walt Disney Company. Plus, we discuss the one person who could succeed Lorne Michaels, how Jim got into podcasting, the future of sports betting and more.


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