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Join hosts Dylan Lewis, Deidre Woollard, Ricky Mulvey, and Mary Long as they cover the day’s top business news and financial headlines with the Motley Fool's team of investment analysts. Tune in on weekends for the greatest investing classes you never got the chance to take in school and perspectives from special guests helping to shape the future.

Episodes

Is PayPal the Next Meta?

Investors want PayPal to become the next Meta, but it’s not easy to transform a business. (00:13) David Meier and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The reason behind Palo Alto Network’s lowered outlook. - Where the next big cybersecurity threats could come from. - Fubo’s attempt to sport a sports streaming superpower. (17:12) Matt Frankel and Ricky Mulvey look at Meta’s rebound and if PayPal could be next for a glow up. Companies discussed: META, PYPL, ADYEY, NVDA, PANW, ZS, CRWD, FUBO, DIS, WBD Claim your Epic discount: www.fool.com/epic Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Matt Frankel, Ricky Mulvey, David Meier Producer: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/24·31m 25s

Capital One Applies for a Credit Card

Capital One wants Discover for a $35 billion dollar all stock deal. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jim Gillies discuss:  - How a merged Capital One and Discover would compare to the big banks.  - The investor reaction to the proposed merger.  - Home Depot’s earnings.  - The end of an activist story at a company that makes garden rakes. Plus, (16:47) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick continue their conversation with Jason Moser and Bill Mann. They cover the stocks that got away and the ones that broke their hearts. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/motleyfool Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Companies discussed: DFS, COF, HD, GFF, UA, LULU, NVDA, TDG, JD, EB, U, IOT, ONON Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jim Gillies, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Jason Moser, Bill Mann Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Jim Gillies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/24·33m 20s

Harvard Business Prof on Failing Well

Why would Eli Lilly put on a failure party? Deidre Woollard talked about the art of failing with Amy Edmondson, the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, and author of “Right Kind of Wrong”. They discuss: - The complex failure at Boeing. - What to do after something goes wrong. - The problem with “move fast and break things.” Companies discussed: BA, LLY Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Amy Edmondson Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Chace Przylepa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/02/24·23m 43s

Change Equals Opportunity

Did Netflix kill the video star? James Keyes is the former CEO of Blockbuster and 7-Eleven, and the author of “Education is Freedom: The Future Is in Your Hands.” Deidre Woollard caught up Keyes to discuss: - What it is like to be a CEO at a company facing bankruptcy. - 7-Eleven and the American Dream. - Blockbuster’s early streaming play - How AI is changing education. Company discussed: NFLX Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: James Keyes Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/02/24·20m 59s

Stock Market Whip Lash

Economic data and earnings season combined for a volatile weak in the stock market. (00:21) Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss: - The latest inflation numbers and what they mean for investors - Earnings wrap-up for Twilio, Lyft, Airbnb, Shopify and Trade Desk - Nvidia’s disclosure of its investments and how it impacted stocks (19:11) Corrado Russo shares some thoughts on the international real estate market. (34:09) Bill and Jason break down two stocks on their radar: Fresenius and Home Depot Stocks discussed: TWLO, LYFT, ABNB, SHOP, TTD, SHOP, NVDA, NNOX, ARM, HD, FMS Host: Ron Gross Guests: Bill Mann, Jason Moser, Corrado Russo Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/24·39m 1s

Winter Chills Spending

Retail numbers fall as some wonder if it’s more than cold weather holding consumers back. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How the retail spending numbers might impact the Fed. - If Stellantis is ready to take on Big EV. - Deere’s returns for investors. (17:55) Drew University Professor Chris Andrews shares his thoughts on why some companies are changing their strategies on self-checkout. Companies discussed: WMT, DG, KR, STLA, GM, F, DE Claim your Epic discount: www.fool.com/epic Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Chris Andrews Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/24·29m 8s

Lyft’s Typ0

Shares of the ride hailing soared more than 60% on a mistake. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Tim Beyers discuss: - Airbnb’s $6 billion share buyback. - Lyft’s earnings mistake and business fundamentals. - Why Uber and Lyft aren’t as close as investors may think. Plus, (15:03) Dylan Lewis, Deidre Woollard, and Mary Long join Ricky for a Valentine’s Day themed roundtable about finding red and green flags for investments. Stocks discussed: ABNB, LYFT, UBER, CNTS, ECL, ULTA, CRM, MELI, TDOC, AAPL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Tim Beyers, Dylan Lewis, Deidre Woollard, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/24·26m 51s

A Stock To Spice Things Up

Love can be stubborn and so can inflation. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss: - Wall Street’s reaction to the latest inflation print. - Shopify acting like a growth stock. - A new partnership for Tiger Woods. Plus, (15:20) Jason Moser and Bill Mann join Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp to share some Valentine’s Day themed stories about stocks. Stocks discussed: SHOP, GOLF, NKE, CSCO, COST, MKC Get Exclusive NordVPN deal here: www.nordvpn.com/motleyfool It’s risk- free with Nord’s 30-day money back guarantee. Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Nick Sciple, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Bill Mann, Jason Moser Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/24·29m 1s

Are Big Ads Worth The Spend?

Celebrities, talking cats, and bad animation, did those Big Game ads connect? (00:21) Ricky Mulvey, Dan Boyd and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What brands are looking for from a major spend. - The increasing bifurcation of the watching experience. - If it takes more than a celebrity or three to make a great ad. (19:11) Mary Long and Rick Munarriz compare Match and Bumble and break down the prospects for these two publicly traded matchmakers. Companies discussed: PARA, DIS, PDD, MTCH, BMBL, ETSY, VZ, CGSP, RDFN, MNST Get your 30-day free trial of Monarch Money at www.monarchmoney.com/fool Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Ricky Mulvey, Dan Boyd, Mary Long, Rick Munarriz Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/24·31m 36s

The Next Internet

Motley Fool CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner caught up with longtime Fool Contributor Brian Stoffel to talk through Tom’s fervent belief that AI is the next internet, but better. In this segment from a recent episode of our premium podcast, Stock Advisor Roundtable, Brian and Tom also discuss: The future of fraud detection. How to succeed at thinking clearly. The amorality of big tech companies. To gain access to all episodes of “Stock Advisor Roundtable” and get two stock picks each month, become a Motley Fool Stock Advisor member here: www.fool.com/signup If you’re already a Stock Advisor member, check out other episodes of Stock Advisor Roundtable here.  Tickers discussed: NVDA, TSLA, ABNB, SQ, NOW, EQT, META, KNSA Host: Brian Stoffel Guest: Tom Gardner Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/24·28m 10s

Stocks for the Big Game

Before the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the San Francisco 49ers, we’ve got a look at the companies sponsoring the game, and a look at gambling history. Mary Long caught up with Motley Fool Senior Analyst Jason Moser for conversation about the publicly traded companies associated with the game, and find out if any are worth an investor’s attention. Plus, Mary interviews Dave Schwartz, Ombuds at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a student of gambling history. Companies discussed: UAL, BA, ALGT, CPB, PEP, PARA, NFLX Host: Mary Long Guests: Jason Moser, Dave Schwartz Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/24·26m 55s

Big Wins: Burrito, Music, Ride-Hailing

The industry defining companies continue to win in fast-casual, music streaming, and transportation. (00:21) Emily Flippen and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Chipotle’s status as big burrito, and how things look as the stock hits all-time highs. - Spotify and Uber’s impressive combo of growth and efficiency. - Earnings updates from Roblox, Simon Property Group, and Enphase. (19:11) Valentine’s day is coming up – to help our listeners in matter gift-giving and money in relationships, Deidre Woollard caught up with Scott Rick a marketing professor at The University of Michigan and the author of "Tightwads and Spendthrifts: Navigating the Money Minefield in Real Relationships." (34:04) Emily and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Starbucks and Snap. Stocks discussed: CMG, SPOT, UBER, RBLX, SPG, ENPH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Matt Argersinger, Deidre Woollard, Scott Rick Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/24·40m 1s

Disney’s New Magic: Saving Money

Disney’s quarter included sports, games, and a healthy dose of cutting costs. (00:21) Rick Munarriz and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Disney’s ability to cut costs. - How Disney plans to extend its IP into gaming. - ESPN’s power moves. (17:33) Kirsten Guerra explores the complicated logistics that drive 1-800-Flowers. Companies discussed: DIS, FLWS, NFLX, FUBO Claim your Epic Bundle discount: fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Rick Munarriz, Kirsten Guerra Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Desiree Jones, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/24·30m 48s

No Artificial Sweetener for Uber

Uber’s first ever year of profitability comes without any caveats, what should investors make of the everything app at all-time highs?  (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Uber at all-time highs and its ride-hailing dominance. - Chipotle’s fantastic quarter, and why the company’s comps prove you can’t bet against big burrito. - Roblox’s return to strong user metrics, and why analysts are talking about the company’s ad business. (17:02) What might dating profiles look like for stocks? Mary Long caught up with Motley Fool Senior Analyst Asit Sharma to figure out which companies would make a good long-term partners for investors. Companies discussed: UBER, CMG, RBLX, DIS, VRTX, MSTR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Mary Long, Asit Sharma Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/24·33m 30s

See SPOT Run

Investors don’t want to wait for interest rate cuts. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss: - Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s appearance on 60 Minutes, and market reaction. - The commercial real estate risk for the central bank. - Spotify’s strategy shift in podcasting. - The audio company’s operating loss and big free cash flow number. Plus, (17:02) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp discuss the rise of exchange traded products tracking Bitcoin. Tickers discussed: SPOT, NFLX, HODL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Asit Sharma, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/24·27m 33s

Golden Arches Still Gleam

Is chicken the new beef? McDonald’s is innovating to please global palates. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The changing behavior of global eaters. - How McDonald’s uses data to drive menu changes. - Snap’s proclamation that social media is dead. (16:53) Ricky Mulvey talks to Patrick Badolato, an Associate Professor of Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business about what lurks in company footnotes. Companies discussed: UBER, AAPL, MCD, SBUX, CMG, DPZ, SNAP Get your Monarch Money extended 30-day free trial: www.monarchmoney.com/fool Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Patrick Badolato, Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/24·31m 57s

Aswath Damodaran: Read Less. Think More.

Want to follow the great investors? Then good luck beating the market. Aswath Damodaran is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Bill Mann caught up with Damodaran for a conversation about: - Corporate lifecycles, and why investors should understand them. - The problem with trying to follow great investors. - The fall of research analysts, and the rise of passive investing. - An investing lesson from Charlie Munger. Companies mentioned: TSLA, META, BIRK, DIS, NOK Host: Bill Mann Guest: Aswath Damodaran Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Desireé Jones Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/24·40m 4s

The War Below

Inside your cell phone, your car, even your leaf blower – there’s a collection of small, precious minerals making each one work.  Ernest Scheyder is a Reuters reporter covering the clean energy transition and author of the new book, “The War Below: Lithium, Copper, and the Global Battle to Power Our Lives.” Deidre Woollard caught up with Scheyder for a conversation about: Tradeoffs in mining, and why the U.S. is falling behind in the race for precious minerals. Tensions of the clean energy transition. The “wacky journey” of a junior mining company.  Companies mentioned: TSLA, RIO, LAC, LAAC, CVX, F, GM Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Ernest Scheyder Producer: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/24·25m 6s

Big Tech: AI, Devices, and Dividends

A big week of debuts in tech – Apple’s Vision Pro hits shelves and Meta unveils a new plan for its cash. (00:21) Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss: - Apple’s Vision Pro, Meta’s new dividend, and how the cloud keeps performing for Microsoft and Amazon. - Why New York Community Bank’s woes don’t signal broader banking issues, but the liquidation of Evergrande could mean more pain ahead in China. (19:11) Will Lansing, CEO of FICO, talks through his team’s management philosophy, why investors should focus on more than just the company’s scoring business, and the way AI and buy-now-pay-later are affecting the credit industry.. (35:35) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Estee Lauder and Etsy. Stocks discussed: AAPL, META, MSFT, AMZN, NYCB, EL, ETSY Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Mary Long, Ryan Henderson Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/24·39m 1s

Powell’s No-Action Streak

Prospects for a rapid string of rate cuts may be fading. That’s actually good news. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How fewer interest rate cuts may impact businesses. - Peloton’s path forward. - Ways streaks are valuable to businesses. (16:47) Mary Long and Matt Frankel discuss the buy now, pay later phenomenon and who it really benefits. Companies discussed: PTON, OKTA, AFRM, PYPL, SQ, WMT Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Matt Frankel, Mary Long Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/24·30m 0s

Finding AI in Big Tech Earnings

Microsoft continues to live up to its top dog status in its latest report thanks to its cloud segment, and the market is less convinced Alphabet has fully caught up. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Where AI developments are showing up in Microsoft’s financials. - The concerns over Alphabet’s ad segment, even as it posts a return to growth. - How the market is grading big tech companies this earnings season. (14:12) Is scanning social media a part of your investment research? Chris Camillo, co-host of "Dumb Money Live" on YouTube, Motley Fool Senior Analyst Sanmeet Deo caught up with Camillo to find out how he does on-the-ground research and the bull case for Tesla's humanoid robots. Companies discussed: MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL, TSLA Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Chris Camillo, Sanmeet Deo Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/24·28m 56s

3 Ingredients for a Happy Retirement

Flutter Entertainment, the owner of FanDuel, entered the New York Stock Exchange with impressive revenue growth. But, what’s driving it? (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jim Gillies discuss: - What to watch as big tech companies report. - Concentration in the Magnificent Seven. - Questions about Flutter Entertainment’s share count and debt load. - The switching incentives in sports betting. Plus, (15:26) Robert Brokamp continues his conversation with Michael Finke, a professor of wealth management and the Director for the Granum Center for Financial Security at The American College of Financial Services. They discuss the key factors for a happy retirement. Epic Bundle Discount: www.fool.com/epic198 Gillies post on X: https://twitter.com/JimPGillies/status/1751713645816365089 Companies discussed: AAPL, MSFT, FLUT Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Robert Brokamp Guests: Jim Gillies, Michael Finke Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/24·28m 12s

Roomba Go Home

Amazon ends its deal with iRobot leaving the Roomba maker’s path forward unclear. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why Amazon ended the iRobot deal. - Where iRobot could go next. - If Sofi is building the next big bank. (17:12) Eric Siegel, author of The AI Playbook, explains the challenges facing companies looking to adopt artificial intelligence. Companies discussed: AMZN, IRBT, SOFI Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Eric Siegel Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/24·32m 58s

What Real Estate and Stock Investors Have In Common

Owning companies can help you build wealth. So can real estate. Dave Meyer is the VP of Growth and Analytics at BiggerPockets and the author of “Start with Strategy: Craft Your Personal Real Estate Portfolio for Lasting Financial Freedom.” Deidre Woollard caught up with Meyer to discuss: - Creating a vision for your investing plan. - “The HGTV disease.” - Risk mitigation strategies for real estate investors. - A common way that real estate investors start out. Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Dave Meyer Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Chace Przylepa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/24·24m 35s

Fool School: The Dividends Show

Growth companies get a lot of the glory in investing. But something seemingly more snooze-worthy is behind a whole lot of wealth creation.  Ricky Mulvey caught up with Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Anthony Schiavone to talk about all things dividends. They discuss: Whether “special dividends” are really special at all.  2 “Dividend Knights” – and a Cincinnati grocer that may rejoin the same ranks. Why investing is not just about revenue growth. Get your dividends report here: www.fool.com/2024dividends A correction: Texas Roadhouse serves lunch on the weekends. Dividend Knights link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-OPCz9pXOcgFqmbMR3wxREg4O7ws_qWW8RWqKPYn1D4/edit#gid=0 Tickers discussed: TXRH, KR, DDS, SCHD, VIG Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Anthony Schiavone, Matt Argersinger Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/24·27m 37s

Microsoft’s Reminder: Don’t Sleep on Giants

Microsoft taking the spot as the largest company in the world is a good reminder that sometimes it takes a while for big names to turn it around. We explain why and talk about how IBM and Comcast could have good times ahead. (00:21) Bill Mann and Andy Cross discuss: - Microsoft crossing $3T and surpassing Apple as the largest publicly traded company. - Alibaba’s co-founders buying up $200M shares, and the state of investing in China. - Tesla’s tough, but predictable quarter, big subscriber growth from Netflix, and why IBM is a sneaky AI play. (19:11) Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard caught up with Jeff Edison, co-founder and CEO of Phillips Edison & Company, to understand the importance of necessity-based goods in retail, what consumers want right now – both in terms of concepts and convenience. (29:49) Bill and Andy talk how Comcast looks more interesting as Peacock grows and two stocks on their radar: Spotify and MercadoLibre. Stocks discussed: MSFT, AAPL, BABA, TSLA, NFLX, IBM, SPOT, MELI, PECO Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Andy Cross, Deidre Woollard, Jeff Edison Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/24·38m 59s

Tesla Learns To Surf

(00:21) Asit Sharma and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The promise of Tesla’s next-generation vehicles. - If Tesla’s energy business is finally ready for prime time. - How ServiceNow’s AI push is paying off. (18:51) Tom King and Mary Long talk about Constellation Software’s history of acquisitions. Companies discussed: TSLA, BYD, NOW, CNSWF Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Mary Long, Tom King Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/24·29m 3s

Margin Game

We’ve got some different takes on the state of semiconductors, and continued signs that Netflix is the king of streaming. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - ASML’’s surging revenue, and why the key semiconductor company has a different outlook for 2024 than its main customer Taiwan Semi. - Huge subscriber gains for Netflix, and the metric that shows the company’s streaming supremacy. - Chipotle’s preparations for “peak burrito.” (15:00) The trend of stay-at-home is hitting some “eatertainment” companies. Motley Fool Money’s Ricky Mulvey caught up with Fool contributor Rick Munnariz to talk about one arcade company that’s trying to reverse a sales decline.  Companies discussed: ASML, NFLX, CMG, PLAY, BOWL, MODG Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey, RIck Munarriz Engineers:Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/24·26m 38s

Netflix Gets Raw

One of the biggest shows on cable is leaving for streaming. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Mann discuss:  - Netflix’s $5 billion deal with the WWE.  - Proctor & Gamble’s quarter and write down of Gillette.  - Why Schwab’s deposit flight isn’t quite breaking the bank. Plus, (16:12) Robert Brokamp kicks off a two-part interview series with Michael Finke, the Director for the Granum Center for Financial Security at The American College of Financial Services. In part one, they discuss what to consider when planning a withdrawal rate for retirement. Companies discussed: NFLX, TKO, PG, SCHW Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Robert Brokamp Guests: Bill Mann, Michael Finke Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/24·33m 13s

The Ups And Ups Of The Stock Market

What’s behind this latest rally? (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What could impact the recent rally? - The potential future for Macy’s. - Sports Illustrated and the value of legacy brands. (19:27) Deidre Woollard interviews Jamil Khan, Chief Strategy and Small Business Officer at H&R Block on where the tax-preparation company is headed next. Companies discussed: M, HRB, NYT, AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, SEDG, SFIX Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Jamil Khan Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/24·30m 2s

Pixar Co-Founder on AI and Storytelling

Ed Catmull is a computer scientist – and a force of creativity. He helped bring to life beloved, generation-defining movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, and more.  Ricky Mulvey caught up with Catmull to discuss:  Being in the “business of exponential change”  AI’s potential upheaval of the animation industry How technology and story advance each other Tickers discussed: DIS Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Ed Catmull Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/24·29m 32s

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Highlights

Weight loss drugs are taking center spotlight, but other developing treatments could change how we live. Deidre Woollard caught up with Motley Fool biotech analyst Karl Thiel to discuss: - Biogen’s next shot at an Alzheimer’s treatment. - Why companies can’t “muscle their way” into making new molecules. - How NVIDIA could change drug development.  - Moderna’s vaccine strategy Companies discussed: LLY, NVO, GPCR, NVDA, DXCM, NVDA, BIIB, GEHC, MRNA, NVCR, VRTX Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Karl Thiel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/01/24·25m 46s

The Cointucky Derby

Big-time institutions are jumping into newly-approved Bitcoin spot ETFs, and that could create trouble for some of the bigger players in crypto. (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Why there’s so much cash sitting on the sidelines right now, and why it may or may not work back into the market. - Blackrock and Fidelity getting in on the newly available Bitcoin spot ETFs, and how they could create problems for Coinbase. - Earnings updates from industry leaders Prologis, Taiwan Semiconductor, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. (19:11) Best-selling Author Dan Pink takes ideas from his books and applies them to the modern topics of AI, employee motivation, and what the modern office is really for in an increasingly hybrid world. (32:12) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Globus Medical and RPM International. Stocks discussed: IBIT, FBTC, COIN, PYPL, PLD, TSMC, MS, GS, RPM, GMED Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Dan Pink, Shannon Jones Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/24·39m 1s

Banking On The Home Court Advantage

Regional banks are facing strong competition in the battle for your dollars. (00:21) Matt Frankel and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How new rules could change what you pay in overdraft fees. - Why banks are socking away money for credit losses. - The potential advantage for regional banks. (17:31) Asit Sharma and Mary Long take a medium dive into Paycom and discuss a product that could be too good for its own good. Companies discussed: TFC, DFS, USB, WFC, PAYC, JPM, PAYX, PCTY, ADP, ORCL Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Matt Frankel, Mary Long Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/24·29m 33s

di-Spirit Airlines and Uber’s Schnapsidee

The DOJ logs a win against airline consolidation, and Uber takes a sober look at a 2021 acquisition.  (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why JetBlue’s $3.8B acquisition of Spirit Airlines hit a snag. - Elon Musk’s comp package at Tesla, and what investors should think of his desire to have 25% voting control. - Uber’s plans to shelve Drizly two years after buying it for $1.1B. (13:36) Dave Holeman is the CEO of Whitestone REIT, which focuses on open-air retail centers. He talks to Deidre Woollard about why restaurants are the new anchor stores and how shopping habits are changing. Companies discussed: SAVE, JBLU, TSLA, UBER, WSR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Dave Holeman Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/24·22m 25s

“Focus on the Fastball”

Earnings season begins again and the big banks lead the way. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss: - The “new” growth engine for Goldman Sachs - The macro risks that Morgan Stanley highlighted. - Why the CEO of Adidas gave his cell phone number to 60,000 people. Plus, (14:20) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick open up the member mailbag and answer your questions about investing a lump sum, saving for kids, and ABLE accounts. Stocks mentioned: GS, MS, ADDYY Epic Bundle discount link: www.fool.com/epic198 Got a question for the show? Our email is podcasts@fool.com Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jason Moser, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/24·28m 12s

Wharton Professor on Risk and Returns

Ricky Mulvey caught up with Jules van Binsbergen, a finance professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, to talk about market sentiment, savings goals, and how to prepare for periods with lower rates of return. They also discuss:  Disconnects between the real economy and financial markets, Whether the US stock market is merely a “lucky survivor,” And the dangers of institutional thinking – in investing and academia. Tickers discussed: NOK, BTC Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Jules van Binsbergen Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/24·42m 29s

Liz Ann Sonders on the Rolling Recession

Well capitalized companies are taking higher interest rates in stride.The zombies will have more trouble standing up. Liz Ann Sonders is the Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab. Deidre Woollard caught up with Sonders to discuss: - Why investors should pay attention to the S&P 600. - Cracks in consumer spending. - The year of efficiency, part two. - A major tailwind for the economy. Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Liz Ann Sonders Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Chace Przylepa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/01/24·31m 41s

Activist Investors are Acting Up

Twilio’s co-founder and CEO steps down due to activist pressure, and Elliot Management’s $1B stake in Match means changes might be coming. (00:21) Ron Gross and Emily Flippen discuss: - The latest inflation numbers and why we shouldn’t bank on rate cuts yet - Activist investor activity at Twilio and Match Group, and potential plans to take Docusign private. - Big bank updates, a surprising pop from WD40, and things to watch heading into earnings season. (19:11) Documentarian Chris Temple talks about his new movie This is Not Financial Advice and how parasocial relationships are impacting what people do with their money and the causes of growing financial nihilism among younger Americans. (32:46) Ron and Emily break down two stocks on their radar: Despegar and On Holdings. Stocks discussed: TWLO, MTCH, DOCU, BAC, WFC, JPM, C, WDFC, ONON, DESP Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ron Gross, Emily Flippen, Mary Long, Chris Temple Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/24·40m 31s

Are Job Cuts A Sword Or A Knife?

(00:21) David Meier and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The macro and micro of job cuts. - What companies are signaling when layoffs happen. - If bitcoin is more like an IPO or gold. (16:46) What is the snap test? Alicia Alfiere and Ricky Mulvey explore this vital way of considering companies. Companies discussed: CRM, GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, BLK, RENT, SNAP, NFLX, COST Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: David Meier, Ricky Mulvey, Alicia Alfiere Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/24·27m 31s

Robot Surgeons and Legal Financiers

The post-Covid surgery backlog is fueling Intuitive Surgical to strong preliminary earnings results, and the CEO of Burford Capital talks through their unique niche in the legal space. (00:21) Jason Moser and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The SEC’s pending decision on crypto spot ETFs and the agency’s X account getting hacked. - Potential regulations coming for the gig economy and workers that are heavily reliant on companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash. - An early earnings look for Intuitive Surgical, and why surgery activity has normalized post-COVID. (12:48) Burford Capital CEO Chris Bogart walks analyst Rich Griefner through the world of legal financing, his company's competitive advantages, and a high-stakes case with Argentina. Companies discussed: UBER, LYFT, DASH, AMXZN, BUR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Rich Griefner, Engineers: Dan Boyd, Dez Jones Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/24·27m 36s

Crocodile Pop

Crocs investors are expecting slower sales growth this year, but they’re still celebrating. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Barker discuss: - Boeing’s door plug accident, and what it means for the business. - Crocs updated sales guidance, and low valuation. - Why investors seem to always celebrate layoff announcements. Plus, (13:08) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick share some advice for a healthier new year. Dividends report: www.fool.com/2024dividends Companies discussed: BA, SPR, CROX Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Bill Barker, Robert Brokamp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/24·25m 40s

Headsets First, Killer Apps Second

The Consumer Electronics Show kicks off with big news from Nvidia and many more. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Announcements from CES. - What could make Apple’s Vision Pro successful. - The relevance of Twilio’s CEO switch. (17:42) Ricky Mulvey interviews Kevin Simzer, Chief Operating Officer of Trend Micro, about cybersecurity in the cloud and the new threats facing electric cars. Companies discussed: AAPL TWLO, NVDA, AMD, OTC: TMICY Claim your Epic Bundle discount here: www.fool.com/epic198 Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Kevin Simzer Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Desiree Jones Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/24·31m 14s

Morgan Housel on Economic Forecasts, Resolutions, and Writing

Let’s say you have a big goal for 2024, financially or personally. What happens after you reach it? Morgan Housel is the best-selling author of “Same As Ever” and “The Psychology of Money”. Dylan Lewis caught up with Housel for a discussion about:  - Setting up processes, not resolutions for the new year. - The biggest significant economic story (that’s already known). - What early criticisms of cars, airplanes, and AI have in common.  Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Morgan Housel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/24·26m 57s

A Fool’s Guide to Investing in 2024

New year, new you! Or maybe just a new portfolio.  Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, consider this your “start here” guide for Foolish investing in the year ahead. Mary Long talks with Asit Sharma, Meilin Quinn, and Matt Argersinger about:  (01:02) Fool Rules, (12:53) investing tools, (21:28) and what the year ahead might (or might not) have in store.  Claim your Epic Bundle discount here.  Host: Mary Long Guest: Asit Sharma, Meilin Quinn, Matt Argersinger Engineer: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Tickers mentioned: DIS, VINP, EPR, HSY Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/24·36m 28s

Mag Seven or Lag Seven?

Big tech had a monster 2023, but companies have some big expectations and valuations to live up to in the new year. (00:21) Jason and Matt Argersinger discuss: - The premium 2023’s Magnificent Seven are currently trading at and why some other areas look a bit more attractive now for new money. - Holiday e-commerce and retail numbers, and what they say about the shopping season. - Why Walgreen’s status as a Dividend Aristocrat is over. (19:11) David Gardner shares some timeless investing advice and some inspiration to kick off 2024. (34:20) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: UiPath and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust. Stocks discussed: AAPL, NVDA, GOOG, GOOGL, TSLA, META, WBA, NFLX, NET, MTN Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, David Gardner Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/24·40m 31s

Is Walgreens Your Next Healthcare Giant?

Walgreens’s new CEO has some big plans. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The big tasks ahead for Walgreens’s new CEO. - What a dividend drop might be signaling. - How price drops impacted Big Egg. (17:23) Jim Gillies and Ricky Mulvey talk pullback stocks including Aritzia and Shopify. Companies discussed: CALM, WBA, TSE:ATZ, ATZAF, SHOP Get your dividends report here: www.fool.com/2024dividends Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Jim Gillies, Ricky Mulvey Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/01/24·33m 18s

The End of the Mickey Mouse Moat?

After 95 years of copyright protection, Steamboat Willie enters the public domain.   (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why early versions of Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters are now appearing in horror slasher films. - Tesla once again being the king of EVs, and what to make of BYD coming up on its heels. - A digital entertainment stock to watch in 2024. (15:47) It’s been a great run for growth stocks – and it might not be over! Deidre Woollard caught up with Motley Fool Analyst Kirsten Guerra for a look at some recent winners that could keep winning in 2024. Companies discussed: DIS, TSLA, SONO, DUOL Catch the original Steamboat Willie cartoon, in all its public domain glory here. Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Kirsten Guerra Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/24·28m 23s

Stock Picks > Economic Forecasts

Institutional investors make headlines with sweeping predictions about the economy, but there’s not much of a consequence if they’re wrong. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss:  - Apple resuming watch sales, and long battle against Masimo.  - Why it’s difficult to make accurate economic predictions.  - Understanding a business’s valuation and its story.  - A stock and an ETF we plan on holding through 2024. Plus, (17:42) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick provide some tips to be more productive in the new year. Stocks/ETFs mentioned: AAPL, MASI, TDOC, AXON, SCHD Link to receive a complimentary report on dividend stocks: www.fool.com/2024dividends Learn more about your ad choices at megaphone.fm/adchoices Hosts: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jason Moser, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/24·33m 18s

2024 Preview!

We’re ringing in the new year with stocks to watch, leaders feeling the heat, and some half-baked predictions. (00:21) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger share: - The trends they’re following in 2024 - CEOs in the hot seat - Reckless predications for the new year (19:11) Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner shares his investing lessons from 2023 and a Fool stock he’s excited about for 2024. (34:45) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger share two stocks on their radar for the new year: American Tower and EPR Properties. Stocks: SBUX, DIS, BRK, SHOP, AMT, EPR, Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, Tom Gardner Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/12/23·40m 31s

One Christmas Was So Much Like the Other

Dylan Lewis shares a family tradition and some well-wishes, however and wherever you might be spending the holidays. Host: Dylan Lewis Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/12/23·23m 54s

The Deal on Real Estate

Offices = empty. Housing = expensive. But don’t let the gloominess fool you! There are still bright spots in real estate markets. Deidre Woollard caught up with Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger and Anthony Schiavone to reflect on real estate trends in 2023 and look ahead toward the year to come. They discuss: - Three scenarios for housing affordability - A void that Blackstone and Brookfield could be looking to fill - Why REITs are poised for a rebound Tickers discussed: DLR, EQIX, IRM, PLD, STAG, MAA, BX, BN, STWD, ZG, RDFN, CSGP Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Matt Argersinger, Anthony Schiavone Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/23·31m 31s

The Tastes That Change and Stay the Same

It’s our annual best-of interview show! (00:21) Best-selling author Morgan Housel talks through his book Same as Ever the timeless lessons from history that endure, no matter how the world changes. (19:11) Restaurateur, investor, and chairman at Cava Ron Shaich talks about Cava’s path to becoming a public company, and why you might not want to bet against him in the restaurant industry. Stocks discussed: GOOG, GOOGL, X, META, CAVA, SBUX Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Morgan Housel, Ron Shaich Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/23·40m 31s

CLEAR Looks Beyond Travel

It’s travel season but Clear wants you to think of them as far more than just the fast way through the airport. (00:21) Yasser El-Shimy and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount would be a win-win deal. - Potential other media mash-ups. - Challenges facing the used car business. (20:06) Sanmeet Deo talks with Ken Cornick, the co-founder, President, and Chief Financial Officer of CLEAR, an identity management company. This conversation was recorded on Dec. 8, 2023. Companies discussed: YOU, WBD, PARA, KMX, CVNA, AMZN, NFLX, DIS Claim your dividend report here: www.fool.com/dividends Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Yasser El-Shimy, Sanmeet Deo, Ken Cornick Producers: Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Ricky Mulvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/23·33m 58s

Apple Watch’s Clock is Ticking

Apple will have to halt sales of its latest Watch products this week due to patent disputes… unless the president’s office decides to step in. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why you might not be able to buy the Apple Watch soon in the U.S. - Comcast’s data breach affecting 30+ million customers. - Fedex’s latest results and why they might be better than the market thinks. (16:39) Mary Long caught up with Kristy Akullian, Senior Member of the iShares investment strategy team at Blackrock. for a look at her team's 2024 outlook and one country to keep an eye on. Companies discussed: AAPL, MASI, CMCSA, FDX Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Mary Long, Kristy Akullian Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/23·27m 1s

100% Stocks for Retirement?

Toys are cheaper now than a year ago. And some of the most popular brands haven’t changed for decades. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss: - Transitory inflation for the toy business… and beyond! - The everlasting power of Barbie, Hot Wheels, and Lego. - Coupang’s acquisition of luxury online retailer, FarFetch. Plus, (15:27) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp open the listener mailbag and answer a question about saving in a portfolio of only stocks for retirement. Got a question for the show? Email us at podcasts@fool.com Companies discussed: MAT, CPNG, FTCH Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/23·31m 10s

One Deal Begins As Another Ends

(00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The arc of U.S. Steel over time. - Why Adobe might be giving up on acquiring Figma - The changing environment for getting deals done. (17:00) Deidre Woollard talks to angel investor and author Bill Raduchel about how tech has changed over the past six decades. Companies discussed: X, ADBE, CLF, XRX, AAPL, META, GOOG, GOOGL, NVDA Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Bill Raduchel Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Kyle Carruthers, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/23·32m 12s

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Origins and Future

Long before Marvel was under the Disney umbrella, it was a conglomerate that wasn’t terribly interested in making movies. Mary Long caught up with Dave Gonzales, a co-author of MCU: the Reign of Marvel Studios to discuss: - Why making superhero movies wasn’t always an obvious decision.  - The success, and future problems, created by “Iron Man.” - How the pandemic changed Marvel. Company discussed: DIS Host: Mary Long Guest: Dave Gonzales Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/23·38m 19s

Live from Denver: The State of Tech Investing

The money ain’t flowing like it used to. What’s a tech investor to do?  Earlier this month, Motley Fool Money hosted a live podcast recording and meetup for Fool members. There, Mary Long caught up with Alicia Alfiere, Tim Beyers, and Tim White to discuss: Differences between public markets and the venture scene,  How money can ruin companies, And Tesla’s AI ambitions.  Companies discussed: WMT, AAPL, CRM, CPNG, SNOW, TWLO, DDOG, TSLA Host: Mary Long Guest: Alicia Alfiere, Tim Beyers, Tim White Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/23·30m 31s

2023 in Review: Nvidia, Interest Rates, Taylor Swift

We look back on 2023, crown a few winners, and revisit some stories you may have forgotten about! (00:21) Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss: - The data points that capture how 2023 has felt for investors, companies, and homeowners. - Why 2023 was rosy for NVIDIA and the cruise lines, and not so great for Dollar General. - The IPO and product launch that were totally forgotten this year. (19:11) Dave Meyer – the VP of Growth and Analytics and the host of the On The Market Podcast at Bigger Pockets – talks through insights from Bigger Pockets State of Real Estate Investing Report, and some interesting areas to watch in 2024. You can get Bigger Pockets full State of Real Estate Investing Report here: biggerpockets.com/REALESTATE24 (33:42) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Okta and Crispr. Stocks discussed: NVDA, CCL, RCL, DG, CAVA, META, CRSP, OKTA Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Jason Moser, Dave Meyer, Deidre Woollard Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/12/23·40m 31s

Survivor Takeover!

“People aren’t stocks.” That’s just one of the realizations Fool analyst Emily Flippen came to during her time on the hit show, “Survivor.” Mary Long caught up with Emily to debrief on her time as a castaway in Fiji. They also discuss: Emily’s best-case scenario path to the Final Three, Conversations at camp (plus, whether she now believes that aliens built the pyramids), And what stocks she’d gift to the remaining castaways. Companies discussed: DASH, UBER Host: Mary Long Guest: Emily Flippen Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/23·15m 33s

Netflix Has Cash

If you’re an entertainment company in need of some money, then Netflix would like a word. (00:14) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss: - Occidental Petroleum’s acquisition of private energy producer, CrownRock. - Disney licensing shows out of its walled garden. - Why Netflix is can afford to be a buyer right now. - Google’s antitrust loss against Epic Games. Plus, (13:58) Robert Brokamp interviews Mark Kantrowitz the author of “How to Appeal for More College Financial Aid” about the recent changes to the FAFSA. Stocks discussed: OXY, XOM, NFLX, DIS, WBD, GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Robert Brokamp Guests: Nick Sciple, Mark Kantrowitz Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/23·28m 14s

Would A Macy’s Buyout Be A Miracle On 34th Street?

Should investors be excited about a big department store potentially going private? (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The potential for Macy’s going private. - If department stores are going the way of the dodo. - What could change the regulatory climate for big deals. (17:06) Ricky Mulvey and Matt Frankel dive into Boston Omaha, a company that could be poised to be the next great conglomerate. Companies discussed: BOC, M, WMT, AMZN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Matt Frankel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/23·30m 53s

Checking Out Retail’s Year

The key word for retail in 2022 was inventory. This year, it’s shrink. Deidre Woollard caught up with Motley Fool Senior Analyst Asit Sharma and Contributor Toby Bordelon to check out the retail landscape. They discuss: - How Americans are spending and changing their priorities. - The tech replacement cycle, and what that means for Best Buy. - A slowdown for Home Depot and Lowes. - Retail trends to watch in 2024. Tickers discussed: HD, LOW, BBY, LOVE, WRBY, LULU, NKE, UA Host: Deidre Woollard  Guest: Asit Sharma, Toby Bordelon Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/23·23m 10s

Oh, Canada!

Get in, Fools! We’re going to Canada. Nick Sciple and Jim Gillies, both analysts for The Motley Fool Canada, caught up to talk about the macro environment in America’s Northern Neighbor and opportunities investors can find in a messy housing market. They also discuss: The deceptive nature of “static” mortgages 6 bank stocks that are long-term, growing winners And a company that “specializes in the absurd”  Tickers discussed: CM, BNS, TD, RY, BMO, TSX:NA, BB, SHOP,  TSX: CSU, TSX: ATD, TSX: SJ Host: Nick Sciple Guest: Jim Gillies Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/23·29m 23s

Alphabet’s Gemini, At Your Service

Google’s Bard just got an upgrade, can it catch up to OpenAI’s ChatGPT? (00:21) Ron Gross and Andy Cross discuss: - New jobs report numbers, Alphabet’s latest AI move bringing Gemini into Bard, and GameStop’s curious corporate investing plan update. - Chewy’s status as the #1 pet pharmacy in the U.S., Lululemon’s business-as-usual quarter, and Smuckers showing it has pricing power in peanut butter. (19:11) Journalist and author Bethany McLean’s talks with Deidre Woollard about her latest book “The Big Fail” and takes a look at the past three years, how we responded to COVID, and the lasting effects on households, businesses, and the economy. (33:05) Ron and Andy break down two stocks on their radar: Target and MongoDB. Stocks discussed: GOOG, GOOGL, GME, DOCU, CHWY, LULU, SJM, MDB, TGT Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Andy Cross, Ron Gross, Bethany McLean, Deidre Woollard Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/12/23·40m 31s

Pet Parents Keep Spending

Chewy’s growth depends on how much we love our furry friends. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The power of Chewy’s auto-ship service. - If Chewy’s growth is too dependent on macro trends. - What factors could lead to a Dollar General turnaround. (21:38) Mary Long talks with Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer about the impact of weight-loss drugs on diabetes care. Companies discussed: DXCM, DG, CHWY, DLTR, AMZN, WMT Claim your dividend report here: www.fool.com/dividends Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Kevin Sayer, Mary Long, Bill Barker Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/23·38m 23s

Burgers Rise, Booze Dips

The McDonald’s golden arches will be coming to thousands of new spots in the next few years and Brown-Forman feels the ache of slowing growth in the spirits market. (00:21) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: - McDonald’s growth plans to hit 50,000 locations and 250 million loyalty members by 2027, and other insights from its investor day. - The sauce Bill wishes would get more love at McD’s. - Slowing growth in the spirit market, and how it is affecting Brown-Forman and Diageo. (12:47) Deidre Woollard talks with Slutty Vegan founder Pinky Cole about building a restaurant chain, leveraging brand partnerships, and investing in the future. Companies discussed: TGT, BYND, SHOO Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Pinky Cole, Deidre Woollard Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/23·25m 2s

S&P 500 to Uber: Get In!

Uber’s been separating itself from the field, and its improving financials have investors and the index-makers taking notice. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Uber joining the S&P 500 and the company’s focus on profitability and owning its market. - How Wells Fargo seemed to announce future layoffs in a strange way. - Spotify cutting 17% of its workforce and whether more layoffs across tech and financials could be coming in 2024. (18:18) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp discuss end-of-year planning and what you can do today to prepare for 2024. Companies discussed: UBER, LYFT, WFC, SPOT Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/23·32m 7s

From The Frozen Tundra To The Beach

A proposed merger between Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines could help Alaska take market share over time. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The possibility of the Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines deal going through. - If airlines lose specialness as they grow. - The race to bring GLP-1 drugs to market. (18:35) Deidre Woollard chats with Solo Brands CEO John Merris about the company’s collection of brands and where it could be headed next. Companies discussed: HA, ALK, AMZN, DTC, PFE, RHHBY Claim your dividend stocks here: www.fool.com/dividends Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, John Merris Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Desiree Jones Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/23·32m 51s

The War on Cash, Revisited

Matt Frankel and Jason Moser, our resident Fintech Fools, caught up to talk about the payments space, how it's changed this year, and what they’re keeping an eye on come 2024. They discuss: The state of the “War on Cash” Embedded finance And two “toll booths” that aren’t going away anytime soon Tickers discussed: V, MC, PYPL, SQ, PINS, MQ, FOUR, MELI, UBER, DASH Host: Jason Moser, Matt Frankel Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/23·26m 48s

Geek Out!

The rules of business are changing. And those rules are being written by some … unlikely characters. Andrew McAfee is a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and author of a number of books, including The Geek Way. Mary Long caught up with McAfee to discuss how culture shapes companies – and brings about impressive returns along the way. They discuss: The power of “geekiness” How Satya Nadella turned Microsoft around And why Amazon *wants* to see billion-dollar failures. Tickers discussed: AMZN, MSFT, AAPL, GOOG, META Host: Mary Long Guest: Andrew McAfee Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/23·24m 19s

Did the Santa Rally Start Early?

November was a party for stocks and bonds, but is Jerome Powell about to turn the lights on? (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - The market’s incredible November and why we may not be out of the woods yet on rate hikes. - Why Apple and Goldman Sachs are breaking up their credit card partnership. - Thoughts on Tesla’s Cybertruck and the new details we have after this week’s showcase. (19:11) Adobe Insights Vivek Pandya talks through the trends he’s seeing so far in holiday spending and whether it makes sense to buy now or wait for some of the items on your list. You can catch Adobe’s holiday shopping tracking here. (34:10) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Docusign and EPR Properties. Stocks discussed: AAPL, GS, TSLA, BRK.A, BRK.B, DOCU, EPR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Vivek Pandya Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/12/23·40m 31s

Sometimes Second Acts Work Out

When disruption strikes, what a company does next is crucial. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If we are already in a Santa Claus rally. - The challenges facing big automakers. - If cybersecurity’s challenges will fade. (20:48) Mary Long and David Meier discuss the “second acts” of BlackBerry and Garmin, and take a look at 3 other stocks in the midst of a turnaround today. Companies discussed: BB, GRMN, ZIP, EVBG, TDOC, CRM, GM, F, TSLA, OKTA Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Mary Long, David Meier Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/23·36m 10s

Investing and Life Lessons from Charlie Munger

We celebrate one of the greatest investors of all time by talking about our favorite Mungerisms and the lessons we’ll carry forward from Poor Charlie. (00:21) David Meier and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Some of their favorite Mungerisms on investing and life. - Berkshire’s incredible performance in his time with the company. - The best thing you can do to celebrate his life today – read a book. Companies discussed: BRK.A, BRK.B, AAPL Check out The Morning Show’s conversation about Charlie Munger here (must be a paid member of a U.S. Motley Fool service to access) Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: David Meier Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/23·23m 17s

Holiday Spirit and Animal Spirits

With Cyber Monday and Black Friday results in the bag, it’s looking like it might be a better fourth quarter for retailers and e-commerce than we originally thought. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Early Cyber Monday results and why consumer spend isn’t slowing down quite yet. - News that Chinese fast fashion company Shein will likely be coming public in 2024. - How Weight Watchers is adjusting its strategy to incorporate weight loss drugs. (15:26) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp answer listener questions about letting winning stocks run, the early days of your personal finance journey, open enrollment options, and filling your portfolio with treasuries. Companies discussed: WW, NVDA, MSFT, APPL Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/11/23·33m 19s

The Unsinkable Shopper

Black Friday showed consumers are still ready to buy. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Black Friday’s strong results. - The rise of mobile shopping. - If anyone can challenge Amazon’s reign as the holiday leader. (17:03) Ariel Adams, founder of aBlogToWatch, talks with Alex Friedman about the luxury watch market. Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: AMZN, SHOP, WMT, PYPL, AFRM, AAPL, RACE, CFRH.F, LVMH, SWGAY Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Alex Friedman, Ariel Adams Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/23·33m 26s

No Crypto at the Dinner Table!

It’s our annual Thanksgiving special! We’ve got a look back at the year that’s been, some things we’ve gotten right, some things we haven’t, some tips for toys this holiday season and some things we’re thankful for. (00:21) Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss: - Why it doesn’t feel like the market is up 18% YTD and their slices of humble pie this Thanksgiving. - The reasons they’re thankful for Cadence Design Systems, CRISPR, and our podcast listeners around the globe. - The no-go topics at this year’s dinner table – crypto and weight-loss drugs. (19:11) James Zahn, Editor in Chief at The Toy Book, shares the toys and brands to watch this holiday season. (32:48) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Samsara and Domino’s. Catch a picture of the new Domino’s delivery oven bike here. Stocks discussed: CDNS, CRSP, IOT, DPZ Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Jason Moser, James Zahn, Mr. Gobbler Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/11/23·40m 31s

AI and ai

Uppercase, lowercase, doesn’t matter. Nvidia and OpenAI are the ones to watch in artificial intelligence.  (00:20) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: Nvidia’s epic quarter and the market’s ho-hum response.  The OpenAI drama, corporate governance, and  How they’re making their turkeys this Thanksgiving.  Companies discussed: NVDA, MSFT Send us your questions, show ideas, and feedback at podcasts@fool.com, or leave us a voicemail at 703-254-1445. Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/23·17m 53s

Slow Growth Silver Linings

Zoom’s slow revenue increase may show how the company is changing. (00:12) Asit Sharma and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why Zoom is more than a videoconferencing company. - What happens when a company’s growth slows. - How big-ticket item sales are impacting Lowe’s and Best Buy. (14:52)  Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp share some financial gratitude from a motley collection of Fools. Companies discussed: ZM, NOW, CMG, LOW, AMZN, HD, BBY Claim your dividend report here:  www.fool.com/dividends Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp, Alison Southwick Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/23·28m 56s

Is This The Beginning Or The End Of OpenAI?

With the dust still not settled, what could be next for Microsoft and OpenAI? (00:13) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Winners and losers in the OpenAI schism. - If anything will slow the pace of AI. - What former Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt might do next. (17:55) Ryan Severino, chief economist at BentalGreenOak, part of the alternative assets business at Sun Life, talks with Deidre Woollard about the latest in commercial real estate. Companies discussed: MSFT, NVDA, GM, GOOG, GOOGL Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Ryan Severino Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks, Austin Morgan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/23·30m 18s

The Einsteins of Our Time

Did Elon Musk break Twitter? Or did Twitter break Elon Musk? Ben Mezrich is the author of “Bringing Down The House,” “The Accidental Billionaires,” “Dumb Money,” and, most recently, “Breaking Twitter: Elon Musk and the Most Controversial Corporate Takeover in History.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Mezrich to discuss: Twitter’s impact on Musk’s legacy, The philosophies that drive Einstein-esque founders, And the startup working to “de-extinct” the Woolly Mammoth.   Tickers discussed: TSLA, META, GME, AMC Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Ben Mezrich Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Annie Pope, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/23·25m 20s

You Want Chips with That?

Chips – the modern world runs on ‘em. But who are the players that bring these tiny technological wonders into existence?  Chris Miller is a Professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the author of Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Miller to discuss: The semiconductor supply chain Intel’s turnaround and new focus on foundries  How TSMC balances secrecy, transparency, and trust when it comes to intellectual property Tickers discussed: TSMC, SSU, NVDA, AAPL, AMD, INTC, ASML Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Chris Miller Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/23·23m 47s

“Are We There Yet?”

After boosting the Fed Funds rate 5 percentage points in a year and a half, the central bankers might finally be done with interest rate hikes. (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Why the market is cheering recent CPI and labor data, and why it might mean we’ve hit the end of rising rates. - Results from Target, Wal-Mart, and Home Depot and what they say about the state of the consumer. - Warren Buffett’s latest portfolio moves and why it isn’t surprising that he’s been a net seller of stocks recently. (19:11) The New Yorker’s Heidi Blake explains the complicated world of carbon offsets and how incentives can get in the way of the environmental and financial impact they’re intended to bring. Heidi Blake’s New Yorker article The Great Cash Carbon Hustle is available here. (33:49) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Rockwell Automation and Vail Resorts. Stocks discussed: TGT, WMT, HD, AAPL, AXP, ROK, MTN Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Heidi Blake, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/23·40m 8s

About That Guidance

For both Walmart and Cisco, expectations for the future don’t tell the whole story. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Cisco’s move into the software space. - If AI can improve the meeting experience. - Walmart’s strengths as a global player. (21:29) Ricky Mulvey interviews ACV Auctions Chief Operating Officer, Vikas Mehta on the ever-evolving business of selling used cars. Claim your five free dividend stock ideas here: www.fool.com/dividends Companies discussed: WMT, AMZN, COST, CSCO,ACVA Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey, Vikas Mehta Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/23·30m 42s

A Burger Turnaround?

Sometimes in this business, you need to get your hands a little greasy. We go hands-on and one-on-one with Red Robin’s CEO to see what they’re cooking up. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The stunning revelation that Apple earns 36% of Google search revenue from safari as part of their default agreement. - Target’s efficient quarter and product mix decisions for the holiday quarter. - Airbnb’s $200M acquisition ot AI company GamePlanner.AI (16:28) Ricky Mulvey talks with Red Robin CEO GJ Hart about how he’s trying to turn the 54-year-old burger chain into a premier fast casual dining destination. Companies discussed: GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL, TGT, ABNB, RRGB Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey, GJ Hart Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/23·29m 37s

Inflation Cools Down, Stocks Heat Up

Inflation is closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. Restaurant employment is back to pre-pandemic levels. Maybe the economy is landing softly. (00:21): Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss:  - What lower inflation means for stock investors. - Sticky housing prices.  - Home Depot’s quarter and sales decline.  - What softer spend on big-ticket purchases means for Trex.  Plus, (13:32) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp air some economic grievances discounts, shrink, and dynamic pricing.  Companies discussed: HD, TREX, AAPL, COST  Stock Advisor discount: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount  Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick  Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/23·26m 35s

A Happy Monday

Monday.com’s earnings are part of what seems to be a good time to be a tech platform serving other businesses. (00:21) David Meier aand Deidre Woollard discuss: - The evolving climate for business-to-business platforms. - What tech companies need to consider as they hit profitability. - If Monday.com will be the acquirer or the acquired. (19:51) Rob Bates and Deidre Woollard discuss the challenges jewelers face as they roll into their big season. Claim your free five stock recommendations here: www.fool.com/dividends Companies discussed: MDNY, CRM, HUBS, SIG Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Rob Bates, David Meier Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Chace Przylepa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/23·28m 48s

Amazon’s Mistake in Voice Technology

You may be asking the wrong question about the future – it’s not what it looks like, but what it sounds like.  Tobias Dengel is the President of WillowTree, a TELUS International Company, that specializes in digital product design and development. He’s also the author of “The Sound of the Future: The Coming Age of Voice Technology.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Dengel to discuss: What Alexa and Siri get wrong about voice interaction, Secret leaders in voice technology, And the next battle in the cybersecurity arms race. Tickers discussed: MCD, SG, AMZN, APPL, GOOG, MSFT, META, NVDA, TU Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Tobias Dengel Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/23·28m 12s

Fool School: Can You Beat the Big Guys?

Here at the Motley Fool, we like our individual stocks. But – what if we’re wrong?  Jonathan Berk is a professor of finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and co-host of the podcast “All Else Equal: Making Better Decisions.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Berk to discuss – and debate – the merits of individual stock investing. They also talk about: The ripple effects of decision-making, Whether short-term investing deserves its bad reputation, And the time horizon needed to differentiate between luck and skill.  Tickers discussed: CMG, NFLX, NVDA, MCD Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Jonathan Berk Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/23·32m 50s

Show Business is Back in Business!

Studios struck a deal with actors and now the content engine can start back up again, but will Hollywood be tighter with its spend?.  (00:11) Emily Flippen and Andy Cross discuss: SAG-AFTRA’s deal with the film and tv industry, Disney’s deal to buy the rest of Hulu, and Warner Brothers Discovery’s “generational disruption.” The Trade Desk’s warning about ad markets, and DataDog showing healthy signs in cloud spend. How Adyen is learning how to better play the expectations game. (19:02) Motley Fool Contributor Lou Whiteman spoke with Brad Jacobs, former CEO of XPO Logistics, about embracing a problem, how a short-seller targeting his company led to a great capital allocation decision, and other lessons from his book How to Make a Few Billion Dollars. (31:14) Emily and Andy break down two stocks on their radar: Axon and Gartner. Stocks discussed: DIS, WBD, TTD, DDOG, ADYEY, CPNG, XPO, LLY, IT, AXON Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Andy Cross, Lou Whiteman,  Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/23·40m 22s

Burn Through Your Queue

Actors are headed back to work as streamers seek to monetize viewers. (00:20) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The long-term impact of Hollywood’s strikes. - Linear television’s fading ad value. - The value of sports entertainment. (17:09) : Tim White and Tim Beyers sit down with Iinformatica Chief Product Officer, Jitesh Ghai to discuss the future of data management.Claim your Stock Advisor discount here:  www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: DIS, WBD, NYT, NFLX, SNAP, PINS, INFAHost: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jitesh Ghai, Tim White, Tim Beyers, Bill Barker Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/11/23·34m 17s

South Korea vs. Naked Short Sellers

To stop some bad behavior, sometimes you have to stop letting people do other stuff too. (00:14) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: South Korea banning borrowing shares to address issues with illegal naked short selling. Robinhood “normalizing” and becoming a little Buffett-like with its interest income. The big reaction to restaurant tech company Toast’s slight guidance adjustment, and what it bodes for growth stocks. (16:26) Mary Long caught up with Adecco Staffing's Senior Vice President Amy Glaser for a look at holiday hiring trends and rising part-time work. Check out our Stock Advisor Dividend Report at: www.fool.com/dividends  Companies discussed: HOOD, TOST Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Mary Long, Amy Glaser Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/23·25m 28s

WeWork Goes Bankrupt

The fond expectancy of venture capital has turned into the hard facts of private equity.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Mann discuss: -Uber's focus on adjusted earnings. -WeWork filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and the knock on effects. -Economic takeaways from Bill's trip to Africa. Plus, (13:51) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick check in on how Americans are saving. Companies discussed: UBER, WE Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Bill Mann, Robert Brokamp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/23·26m 51s

What Will Make Buffett Spend?

With Treasury yields high, what will it take to get Berkshire Hathaway off the sidelines and back into the market? (00:21) Matt Frankel and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Berkshire Hathaway’s massive pile of cash. - If the NAR lawsuit damages Berkshire’s real estate prospects. - Why it has been a good year for insurance. (21:42) Mary Long and David Meier explore the big cybersecurity opportunity facing Palo Alto Networks. Claim your dividend report here: www.fool.com/dividends Companies discussed: BAM, BRK.A, BRK.B, PANW, Z, ZG, RDFN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Matt Frankel, Mary Long, David Meier Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/23·37m 14s

Morgan Housel and History’s Unending Loop

What does it mean if history is just the same movie, playing over and over?  Morgan Housel is a longtime Fool contributor and the bestselling author of The Psychology of Money. Dylan Lewis caught up with Morgan to talk about his latest book, Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes. They discuss: The not-so-helpful side effect of having fewer economic downturns Why true optimists believe that the future is messy Cautionary tales from companies that “got too wide” And what Warren Buffett understands about storytelling. Tickers discussed: MSFT, GM, APPL, SSU, BRK.A, BRK.B Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Premium Motley Fool US members can check out the latest “Mindset with Morgan Housel” episode here. Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Morgan Housel Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/23·38m 1s

Fool School: Finding Value Drivers

Trends come, trends go. So, how can investors spot the difference between another passing fad and something with real, sustainable value?  Patrick Badolato is an Associate Professor of Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Badolato for an “investing classroom” session. They discuss: Different drivers of business value What growth rates ignore And the thing that Sweetgreen misses about automation Tickers discussed: PTON, TGT, DXCM, HSY, NVDA, CHGG, COST, SG, RENT Link to Fool Message Boards + Classroom Podcast Discussions Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Patrick Badolato Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/23·34m 40s

Firing on All Cylinders Indeed

We’re seeing some big reactions to earnings results in tech and have a few reasons to think some beaten up names might be finding their footing. (00:19) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss: Why interest rate and unemployment news helped stocksthis week. Starbucks’ triple-shot growth plan, Apple’s flat growth, and why Shopify is firing on all cylinders. Huge earnings reactions from DoorDash and Roku, and Match’s struggle to hold onto singles.  (18:50) Marc Robinson breaks down the negotiations between the United Auto Workers and automakers Ford, Stellantis, and General Motors. (34:16) Ron and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: WK Kellogg and Quest Diagnostics. Stocks discussed: SBUX, AAPL, SHOP, MTCH, DASH, ROKU, KLG, DGX Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, Marc Robinson Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/23·40m 26s

Is Toast toast?

PayPal’s new CEO debuted with some heat.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss: - Alex Chriss’s first earnings call as CEO of PayPal. - Renewed focus for the payments company. - Airbnb’s quarter and questions for its international growth. - Investors going through an “airline stocks phase.” Plus, (14:10) Mary Long and Tim Beyers take a look at restaurant tech company, Toast. Stock Advisor discount link: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: PYPL, ABNB, TOST, ORCL Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Guests: Jason Moser, Tim Beyers Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/23·26m 18s

WeWork and Reworking Real Estate

Housing is expensive, rates are high, but the cut going to agents might be going down.  (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The $1.8B decision hitting The National Association of Realtors and real estate brokerages. - Why real estate might be an industry at a crossroads, and whether it means opportunity or challenges for companies like Redfin. - Three lessons from WeWork’s bankruptcy.  (16:13) Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard caught up with Jean-Manuel Izaret to talk about his book "Game Changer” and the strategies companies use when they set prices. Companies discussed: RDFN, UBER, AAPL, SBUX Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Jean-Manuel Izaret Engineers: Dan Boyd, RIck Engdahl  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/23·31m 17s

We Like Cannibals*

*Specifically, we like share cannibals. Motley Fool Money proudly stands against human cannibalism.  (0:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jim Gillies discuss: - Economic takeaways from a trip to Las Vegas. - Share buybacks gone wrong. - An airplane leasing company that may be taking itself private. Plus, (17:30) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp celebrate Halloween and discuss some financial horror stories. Companies discussed: AAPL, EBAY, SNBR, AER Link to “Financial Horror Stories Vol. 2, Scary Scams”: https://www.fool.com/podcasts/rule-breaker-investing/2023-10-18-financial-horror-stories-vol-2/ Link to Motley Fool message boards: https://community.fool.com/ Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Jim Gillies, Robert Brokamp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/23·30m 32s

Wanting Fries With That May Cost You

Labor costs are just one concern facing restaurants. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Restaurant trends and consumer behavior. - The impact of rising labor costs on restaurants. - How delivery has changed the fast food landscape. (21:14) Asit Sharma joins Ricky Mulvey to look at a couple of Halloween stocks... one tasty and one a little bloody. Claim your five dividend stock recommendations: www.fool.com/dividends Companies discussed: MCD, CMG, DASH, UBER, DPZ, HSY, TMDX Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/23·39m 56s

Hungry for Experience

How do you build a restaurant chain with lines out the door?  Dylan Lewis caught up with Ron Shaich, the former CEO of Panera and Au Bon Pain, the current Chairman of Cava, and author of the upcoming book Know What Matters: Lessons from a Lifetime of Transformation. At a live Motley Fool member event in New York, they discuss: Past, present, and future cravings of the American eater Fighting against the “pervasive short-termism in our capital markets. And the future of automation in food Ticker discussed: CAVA Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Ron Shaich Producer: Mac Greer, Mary Long Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/23·25m 48s

Michael Lewis Interviewed by Tom Gardner

Michael Lewis knows how to tell a story. He’s given color to the characters behind baseball and the finance industry. Now, he paints a portrait of Sam-Bankman Fried, the infamous face of crypto who went from billionaire to bankrupt overnight. Motley Fool CEO and co-founder, Tom Gardner, caught up with Lewis at a Motley Fool member event in New York. They discuss: The downfall of crypto exchange FTX and potential outcomes for Bankman-Fried’s ongoing criminal trial The hold that FOMO has over Silicon Valley Why organizations can’t thrive without “keen emotional intelligence” Host: Tom Gardner Guest: Michael Lewis Producers: Mac Greer, Mary Long Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/23·29m 45s

Softness Ahead for Ads and Consumer Spend?

Big tech is still benefiting from the push into the cloud, but digital advertising might be slowing down a bit. Earnings from the credit card companies help explain why.  (00:21) Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss: - Big tech earnings – trends in cloud spend for Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet, and what ad market softness might mean for Meta. - Visa and Mastercard earnings, and why consumer spend might lighten up a bit in Q4. - Spotify’s fantastic past twelve months and what investors should think now. (19:11) Motley Fool co-Founder and CEO Tom Gardner caught up with Michael Lewis at ONE: NYC about FTX, SBF, and the investing dynamics of Silicon Valley. (30:37) Jason and Emily break down two stocks on their radar: Masimo and Okta. Stocks discussed: AMZN, META, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, V, MA, SPOT, OKTA, MASI Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Emily Flippen, Tom Gardner, Michael Lewis Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/10/23·40m 31s

Put The Glasses On!

(00:21) Asit Sharma and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why this quarter has been so good for ad revenue and if that might change. - How Meta’s spending on virtual reality could pay off. - If Apple or Meta will triumph in the great headset race. (21:40) Tim Beyers talks with author and New York University professor Melissa Schilling about traits shared by the world’s greatest innovators. Claim your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: META, AAPL, NVDA, SNOW, TSLA, AMZN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Melissa Schilling, Tim Beyers Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/23·38m 40s

One of these Clouds Is Not Like the Other

Alphabet shed $100 billion in market value as it ceded some ground in the cloud competition.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss: - Microsoft’s quarter and focus on Copilot. - If Bing can become more of a competitor to Google search. - Alphabet’s investments in self-driving technology. - The anti-trust suit hanging over Alphabet. Plus, (14:58) Deidre Woollard interviews Vincent Stanley, Patagonia’s Director of Philosophy, about companies that are doing work to help the planet. Companies discussed: MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL, WMT, UL, DANOY, SSU Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Deidre Woollard Guests: Nick Sciple, Vincent Stanley Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/23·28m 43s

Weight-Loss Drugs and Coca-Cola

Being a CEO is probably a pretty sweet gig. So why are so many leaving their posts?  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Barker discuss: - General Motors quarter and the latest in its dispute with United Auto Workers. - A slowdown in electric vehicle production. - Coca Cola’s business and stock performance. - Why a record number of CEOs have left their seats this year. Plus, (13:53) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick discuss the pillars of retirement planning. Companies discussed: GM, TSLA, KO Stock Advisor Discount Link: www.fool.com/MFMDiscount Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Bill Barker, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/23·29m 4s

Live from ONE: NYC!

We took Motley Fool Money on the road to our ONE member event in NYC, and we’ve got a special episode of analyst insights and listener questions.   (00:21) Asit Sharma and Andy Cross discuss: - The Nasdaq building in NYC, and how the company and exchange have fared in 2023. - Some sneak peeks at the sessions for our member event - One Fool stock that isn’t getting enough attention, and another that has surprised the investing team.  (14:08) We take questions from our ONE members in NYC – Andy and Asit weigh in on PayPal, how high rates impact investing decisions, and some companies that have done succession well recently. Companies discussed: NDAQ, ASML, META, PYPL, COST Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Andy Cross Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/23·34m 31s

Buffett's Advantage

When you have about $150 billion in cash on hand, you’re never out of position for making a decision. Shane Parrish is the founder of Farnam Street, the host of “The Knowledge Project” podcast, and the author of “Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments Into Extraordinary Results.” Mary Long caught up with Parrish to discuss: - Decision making lessons from Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, and Daniel Kahneman. - How to create rules to become a more disciplined investor. - Tips for writing an investment thesis. Tickers discussed: BRK.A, BRK.B Host: Mary Long Guest: Shane Parrish Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/23·22m 53s

Tom Tackles the Member Mailbag

Motley Fool CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner answers member questions in an excerpt from Stock Advisor Roundtable, our premium podcast offering. Tom talks about: His top starter stock picks and how Fool recommendations are made 5 CEO’s he’d trust to run The Motley Fool And what he’s learned from past investing wins (and misses) Stock Advisor members can listen to the full conversation here.  Tickers discussed: AXON, SPY, ABNB, TTD, TSLA, AMZN, DFH, TMDX, LUV, TREX, SHOP, ANET, CRM Host: Brian Stoffel Guest: Tom Gardner Producer: Mac Greer, Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/23·28m 13s

Price Hikes or Push to Ad-Tier?

Netflix’s premium tier is now nearly twice as expensive as it was a decade ago – is this pricing power or an effort to move more users to its new ad tier?  (00:14) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Netflix’s price increases, and why the economics of its new advertising approach might be better than its subscriber business. - How making EVs affordable is eating into Tesla’s industry-leading margins. - The Craig Jelenik era at Costco and how the company is doing succession right.  (19:04) Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard caught up with McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty about his company’s focus – insuring classic cars, as well as his favorite ride, and the unique ways Hagerty tries to reach new customers.  (32:11) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Chipotle and Home Depot. To get our special Stock Advisor offer for podcast listeners, head to: fool.com/mfmdiscount Stocks discussed: NFLX, TSLA, COST, PLD, BX, TSM, HGTY, CMG, HD Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, McKeel Hagerty, Deidre Woollard Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Chace Przylepa  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/23·41m 24s

A Tesla For Everyone

Can Elon Musk build a $30,000 EV that everyone wants to drive? (00:15) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Tesla’s compressing margins. - Robots with brains and Tesla’s take on the AI universe. - How Netflix is becoming a global television network. (22:28) Deidre Woollard interviews real estate industry insider Greg Robertson on the impact of lawsuits against the National Association of Realtors. Claim your Stock Advisor discount: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: TSLA, NFLX, RDFN, RMAX, HOUS Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, Greg Robertson Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/23·31m 52s

The IRS Enters the Tax Game

The IRS has good news for taxpayers and bad news for Intuit’s TurboTax.     (00:16) Jason Moser and Dylan Lewis discuss:   - The IRS’ Direct File pilot program coming to 13 states, and what it means for Intuit’s TurboTax. - Why activist investor Engaged Capital is interested in VF Corp – the owner of Vans, The North Face, and Supreme. - How Roblox’s return to office plans are a sign of the times for the pandemic darling.    (14:04) Ricky Mulvey caught up with Nick Sciple to check in on Next Era Energy and the rocky ride for utility stocks so far this year.   Companies discussed: INTU, VFC, RBLX, NEE, NEP, BWXT, CNQ, CEG   Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Nick Sciple Engineers: Tim Sparks   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/23·28m 42s

Microsoft Closes Activision Deal

Nearly two years after the initial announcement, Microsoft has completed the largest deal in tech history.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss: - What got Microsoft across the finish line for its acquisition of Activision Blizzard. - An unexpected winner in the deal. - The latest memo from Howard Marks, “Further Thoughts on Sea Change.” - The case for credit investing, and a bond fund yielding 9%. Plus, (15:04) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick answer listener questions about money market funds, 401(k) rollovers, and automated investing. Companies/Funds mentioned: MSFT, LULU, USHY Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/23·32m 15s

Bank On This?

Citigroup’s Jane Fraser is looking to reinvent one of the Big Four banks. Can she do it? (00:21)Matt Frankel and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The challenges facing Citgroup. - Why big banks have to get serious about high-yield accounts. - Charles Schwab’s opportunity to build an integrated platform. (19:49) Mark Dixon, CEO of IWG, talks to Deidre Woollard about the changing role of the office in business life. Get your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: C, IWG, SOFI, WFC, BAC, JPM, ALLY Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Matt Frankel, Mark Dixon Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Annie Pope, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/23·30m 29s

The Great Lag

The Federal Reserve may act on a forward looking basis, but the bank isn’t always quick in action. Ben Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Fundrise, a real estate investment platform. Deidre Woollard caught up with Miller to discuss: - How slow reaction times from the Fed impact the economy. - The home equity buffer. - Opportunities in innovative investing. - The AI boom in private markets and start-ups. Company discussed: NVDA Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Ben Miller Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/10/23·25m 42s

Bill Mann “On The Market”

The Motley Fool’s Bill Mann recently appeared on the BiggerPockets podcast “On The Market”. Today’s episode is a feed drop of that show. Host Dave Meyer caught up with Bill to chat about what’s going on around the world. They discuss: - Why the US dollar is a “bit of a wrecking ball.” - Semiconductor supply chains. - Apple’s political risks. - China’s real estate market. Companies discussed: AAPL, TSM, ASML, FANUY BiggerPockets credits: Host: Dave Meyer Producers: Kailyn Bennett, Hager Eldaas Engineer: Exodus Media Motley Fool credits: Guest: Bill Mann Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/23·33m 32s

Big Banks and Big Rates

The major banks are cashing in on high interest rates, but cracks continue to show in the picture of the consumer.  (00:21) Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss: - What big interest rates mean for big banks and the latest insights from Jamie Dimon. - Pepsi’s earnings showing signs that growth might be propped up by price hikes. - Atlassian’s $1B acquisition of Loom, the market reaction to the Birkenstock IPO, and Spotify’s latest audio push.  (19:11) Bloomberg’s Zeke Faux talks about the trial of FTX’s Sam Bankman Fried with Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard. (32:57) Jason and Emily break down two stocks on their radar: Outset Medical and Twilio. Stocks discussed: JPM, WFC, PEP, TEAM, BIRK, SPOT, OM, TWLO Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Zeke Faux Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/23·40m 34s

Emergency Pizza, Stat!

It’s hard to bet against the enduring appeal of everyone’s favorite dinner. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How Domino’s continues to compete for its share of stomach. - The importance of loyalty programs and the worry of loyalty fatigue. - If Walgreens’s new CEO will keep steering the company toward healthcare. (17:21) Deidre Woollard interviews Professor Michael Robbins on his new book Quantitative Asset Management and the future of AI in investing. Claim your five dividend recommendations here: www.fool.com/dividends. Companies discussed: DPZ, WBA, WMT, AMZN, UBER Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Michael Robbins Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/10/23·31m 7s

Google, DOJ, and Default Inertia

The DOJ’s anti-trust suit against Google is far from over, but details are emerging that show even the search giant knew the optics of their search default deal with Apple weren’t great.  (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - How the DOJ is charging Google cemented itself as the search leader with exclusive deals with Apple. - Just how lucrative those deals were for Apple. - The similarities with this case and the government’s anti-trust case against Microsoft in the 1990s.  (14:46) Mary Long caught up with Motley Fool analyst Sanmeet Deo for a chat about airport security stock Clear and the race to the front of the line. Companies discussed: AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL, YOU Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Mary Long, Sanmeet Deo Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/23·28m 36s

Disney’s Activist Investor (Reprise)

Activist investor Nelson Peltz has some ideas for Disney’s board. But are they ready to listen? (00:15) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss: Unity Technologies CEO, John Riccitello, stepping down from his seat. How Unity handled pricing changes with its developers. Trian Partners increasing its stake in Disney. Questions about Disney’s turnaround story. Plus, (15:45) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp discuss the growing trend of unretirement. Companies discussed: U, DIS Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Jason Moser, Robert Brokamp Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/23·31m 14s

Add To Cart

Mobile shopping is expected to rule e-commerce this holiday season. (00:13) Asit Sharma and Deidre Woollard discuss: If consumer spending will remain strong over the holiday season. The impact of the rise of mobile shopping. Whether or not retailers can trust the supply chain. (13:27) Founders and investors sit on opposite sides of the table and they don’t always agree. Venture capitalist Jerry Neumann and serial founder Liz Zalman look at both sides in their book Founder vs. Investor. Access your Stock Advisor discount here: www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed:ADBE, AMZN, SHOP, UPS, WMT, UBER, DDOG, OKTA Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Jerry Neumann, Liz Zalman Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/23·29m 54s

Walter Isaacson on Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a serial monotasker. He’s also obsessed with risk. What makes him tick?  Ricky Mulvey caught up with Walter Isaacson to talk about the force that is Elon Musk. They also discuss: The importance of the letter X How to craft a “cocktail of a fanatical risk taker”  And Musk’s latest endeavor into “real world artificial intelligence”  Tickers discussed: TSLA, GOOG, GOOGL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Walter Isaacson Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/23·48m 53s

EVs and Inside Elon Musk’s Mind

BYD is on Tesla’s heels, but we all know Elon Musk loves a challenge.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Bill Mann discuss: - The jobs report, and why they’re paying attention to mortgage rates, credit card delinquencies and inventory levels heading into earnings season. - Meta’s plans to offer a monthly subscription to users in the EU. - Cyberattacks hitting Clorox, MGM, and Caesar’s. - China’s BYD heating up the race in EVs. (19:11) Elon Musk’s biographer Walter Isaacson explains Musk’s fascination with X and how his fixation on mission fuels his innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. . (33:00) Bill and Ron break down two stocks on their radar: Chevron and Burford Capital. Stocks discussed: META, CLX, MGM, CZR, TSLA, KVUE, ASR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Ron Gross, Ricky Mulvey, Walter Isaacson Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/23·40m 31s

The Future Of The American Drinker

Beer continues to shine but will future generations be less likely to drink alcohol at all? (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What’s driving the rapid growth of Modelo. - If wine and spirits can rebound for Constellation Brands. - The future of cannabis and Tilray’s tough path to profitability. (17:17)  Deidre Woollard interviews Joel Marcus, CEO of Alexandria Real Estate Equities about the future of this life sciences real estate investment trust. Companies discussed: ARE, STZ, TLRY Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Joel Marcus Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/10/23·29m 56s

A Pure Play Cereal Company?

(00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - How Kelloggs became Kellanova and what to make of its cereal spin-off WK Kellogg.  - Food service company Aramark spinning out its uniform business Vestis and why one might be more interesting than the other for investors. - The traps to avoid when looking at spin-outs.   (15:51) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Mann check in on Costco – the business, its potential, and its new food court offerings.  (27:05) The Motley Fool Money team goes out into the field to taste test Costco’s new roast beef sandwich, mango smoothie, and strawberry ice cream.  If you're looking for investing ideas, we’re offering Motley Fool Money listeners a discount on our flagship service, Stock Advisor. To learn more head to fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: K, KLG, ARMK, VSTS, COST Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Bill Mann, Ricky Mulvey, Sierra Baldwin, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/23·32m 12s

All Eyes On the Sphere

The shiniest thing in Las Vegas is also a publicly traded company.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss: - How consumer spending held up as the economy cooled. - Credit card companies benefiting from a shift toward experiences. - The business behind the dramatic new venue, Sphere. Plus, (9:41) Robert Brokamp interviews Roger Young, CFP and Thought Leadership Director at T. Rowe Price about the company’s research on retirement spending. Companies mentioned: LYV, ABNB, MSGS, SPHR, TROW Hosts:Ricky Mulvey, Robert Brokamp Guests: Nick Sciple, Roger Young Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/23·27m 3s

The Game of the UAW Strikes

If you want to know the reasons behind someone’s actions, it’s important to find out the incentives. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If a SPARC is the new SPAC. - Being cautious about IPOs. - The impossibility of creating a super app. (13:50)  Ricky Mulvey interviews Marc Robinson, the principal consultant at MSR Strategy and an expert in game theory to understand the rules of the game in this United Autoworkers strike. Claim your Stock Advisor discount here:  www.fool.com/mfmdiscount Companies discussed: F, GM, STLA, PYPL Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Marc Robinson Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/23·30m 5s

In the Pilot’s Seat

The Blue Angels are an elite team of U.S. Naval pilots who maneuver $40 million planes at hundreds of miles per hour while flying mere inches from each other. What’s it like to be in the cockpit?  Ricky Mulvey caught up with John “GUCCI” Foley, a former lead solo pilot for the Blue Angels, a keynote speaker, and the author of “Fearless Success.” They discuss: How to find your centerpoint – in airshows and investing What it’s like to sit on a multi-million-dollar sell option And the importance of being “glad to be here” Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: John Foley Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/10/23·29m 7s

Mobile Payments Around the World

Not everyone has a bank in the developing world, but mobile phones are everywhere. Mary Long and Asit Sharma discuss: The evolution of payments in India Micropayments versus credit cards How MercadoLibre is gaining traction with cross-border payments in Latin America The move for payments companies to become a superapp Companies mentioned: GOOG, GOOGL, PG, PAYTM, TOST, PYPL, MELI, DLO, BABA Host: Mary Long Guest: Asit Sharma Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/23·26m 30s

The Latest Shut-Down

Friday’s deadline for government funding seems like it will pass without a resolution. We talk through the latest government shutdown and what it means for the market.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Andy Cross discuss: - The government shutdown and how investors and federal employees should be processing the news. - The FTC’s antitrust case against Amazon and what it means for big tech. - Earnings updates from Costco, Nike, and Carmax. (19:11) Motley Fool analyst Rick Munarriz gives a rundown on Rover, the petcare marketplace, and explains the tailwinds and tailwags pushing the company forward. . (33:01) Jason and Andy break down two stocks on their radar: EPAM Systems and Intercontinental Exchange. Stocks discussed: AMZN, META, COST, NKE, KMX, ICE, EPAM Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Andy Cross, Ricky Mulvey, Rick Munarriz Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/23·40m 31s

Can’t Touch This

How do you measure things like brand and people? (00:21) David Meier and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What the intangibles are and why we need to factor them in. - How Accenture has built a global empire by helping businesses advance. - If the Peloton and Lululemon collaboration will be a win for both brands. (18:24)  Kirsten Guerra and Mary Long explore the potential of Roblox both as an investment and as a growing social phenomenon. Companies discussed: RBLX, ACN, PTON, LULU, KO Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: David Meier, Kirsten Guerra, Mary Long Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/09/23·33m 23s

Matchmaking, Break-ups, and a Survivor

It’s the antitrust case everybody saw coming – does it have merit?   (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The FTC’s antitrust case against Amazon, the case’s merits and how Amazon has forced innovation in e-commerce. - What Tinder’s new $500/month “Select” tier says about freemium business models. - Alibaba’s plan to spin out its first business unit – logistics segment Cainiao.  (16:02) The Motley Fool’s own Emily Flippen will be on the 45th season of Survivor – ahead of the show’s premiere tonight on CBS, Mary Long caught up with Emily about why she was excited to take on the challenge of being a castaway.  Companies discussed: AMZN, MTCH, BABA, LULU, WM, TXRH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Mary Long, Emily Flippen Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/23·24m 6s

How Fools Use ETFs

We like stocks. We also like exchange traded funds.  But first, (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jim Gillies discuss: - A difficult stretch for small-cap stocks. - Costco’s new healthcare offering. - One piece of Costco’s valuation that’s often forgotten by investors.   Plus, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick find out how Fools use ETFs in their portfolios. Companies/ETFs mentioned: COST, CIBR Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Alison Southwick Guests: Jim Gillies, Robert Brokamp, Kirsten Guerra, Jason Moser, Bill Mann Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/23·27m 51s

The Business of Nightclubs

RCI Hospitality CEO Eric Langan on consumer spending, capital allocation, and getting into the casino business. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The wisdom Amazon’s bet on Anthropic. - Why Amazon is getting into charging for streaming. - If check-out-free technology is finally reaching its tipping point. (12:25) Ricky Mulvey interviews the CEO of RCI Hospitality, Eric Langan on his view on consumer spending, capital allocation, and his journey to the CEO seat. 5 Stocks Under $49 report here: http://www.fool.com/report. Companies discussed: AMZN, WMT, DIS, RICK Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Ricky Mulvey, Eric Langan, Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/23·31m 5s

Containing Big Tech

When your information is everywhere, is it possible to rein it back in? Deidre Woollard caught up with Tom Kemp, a cybersecurity expert and author of “Containing Big Tech: How to Protect our Civil Rights, Economy, and Democracy.” They discuss: - The implications of biometric data collection in a world where big tech runs rampant - Which companies are getting the privacy game right (and wrong) - Angel investing, and workarounds to weak links in existing cybersecurity systems Tickers discussed: META, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Tom Kemp Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/23·28m 13s

CEO Shake-Ups

Executives are on the move. The first half of 2023 has seen the highest CEO turnover rate on record, per executive outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, & Christmas.  Deidre Woollard caught up with Anand Chokkavelu and Ricky Mulvey to talk about what it means when a leader leaves. They discuss: Whether CEO transitions truly change an investment thesis Where to source ideal replacement candidates And recent examples of expected departures, activist strong-arming, and questionable plays Tickers discussed: PYPL, DOCN, SBUX, DIS, AZO, COST, FOX, NWS, KHC, CMG, PINS, ILMN, ETSY, PTON, FL, ULTA, WBA, PLNT Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Anand Chokkavelu, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/23·26m 38s

The Office Space Depression

Office real estate appraisals are seeing haircuts worse than the depths of the great financial crisis.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss: - The Fed walking its talk and maintaining the expectation of another rate hike. - How office real estate is showing signs of trouble, but shouldn’t be weighing down all REITs. - The latest on UAW, WGA, SAG-AFTRA strikes and one metric that shows the gap between company results and worker pay.  (19:11) Justin Hotard, Heads up Hewlett Packard Enterprise's High Performance Computing & Artificial Intelligence segments – breaks down misconceptions around artificial intelligence, and the best ways you can start learning more and understanding the AI future.  (33:22) Ron and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Fairfax Financial and Nike.. Stocks discussed: WPC, FDX, GIS, NFLX, WBD, F, GM, FRFHF, NKE,  Pullback stocks report – info about the 5 stocks and joining Stock Advisor available at Fool.com/Pullback. Existing Motley Fool premium members can access the report here.  Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, Sanmeet Deo, Justin Hotard Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/23·41m 31s

Powell Stays Put, For Now

Interest rates are paused but the hikes may not be over yet. (00:21) Bill Mann and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What metrics the Fed is looking at before its next meeting. - How FedEx’s business has evolved over time. - The traits a good chief financial officer should have. (14:52)  Tom King and Deidre Woollard explore how TransMedics is building a complete organ transplantation supply chain. Companies discussed: FDX, UPS, TMDX Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Mann, Tom King Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/09/23·25m 14s

“Good Discipline” From IPOs and Investors

There’s plenty to learn from the Instacart and Klaviyo IPOs, even if you’re staying away from the stocks themselves.  (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The market’s reaction to Instacart’s IPO and whether the company can return to its lofty private valuations. - An under-the-radar IPO this week – Klaviyo, and why it’s worth studying to understand the data relationships between businesses and their customers.  (20:39) Deidre Woollard gets the inside scoop on peak performance and corporate training from consultant and author Greg Harden.  You can grab your copy of 5 Stocks Under $49 for free and Fool.com/Report. Companies discussed: CART, ARM, NDAQ, KVYO, BRZE Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Deidre Woollard, Greg Harden Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/23·30m 41s

Three Strikes

The United Auto Workers are taking on the entire Big Three at once for the first time ever. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss:  - How investors can measure an automaker’s profits.  - A long-term problem for legacy carmakers.  - The impact of the strike on Tesla.  - Digital payments adoption in India. Plus, (15:22) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick talk about planning dream vacations before retirement and why you shouldn’t wait.   Companies discussed: F, GM, STLA, TSLA, PYPL   Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp, Alison Southwick Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/23·29m 46s

The Battle For Breakfast

Kellogg’s is spinning off its core cereal business to focus on the fast-growing snacks market. (00:11) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why Kellogg’s is splitting up its business. - If snacks still have growth potential. - Monster’s ability to become a 100-year brand. (13:35)  Ricky Mulvey and John Nash analyze newly-listed TKO Holdings, the company that runs both WWE and UFC, and address the challenges it may face in the future. Companies discussed: K, TKO, MNST, CELH Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, John Nash Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/23·29m 29s

Number Go Up

“I’d pull back the curtain and there was nothing there.” The hype of crypto was real. Many of the use cases are still to be determined. Deidre Woollard caught up with Zeke Faux, an investigative reporter for Bloomberg and the author of “Number Go Up: Inside Crypto's Wild Rise and Staggering Fall.” They discuss:  - Why investors are quick to throw belief out the window - What really happens at an NFT party with Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and Jimmy Fallon - Questions around stablecoins, and one company “quilted out of red flags”  - What happens when you spend a book advance on a JPEG image Tickers discussed: USDT Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Zeke Faux Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/23·28m 12s

Back-to-School Stocks

Kids are expensive. Consumers are estimated to spend more than $100 billion on back-to-school shopping this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Deidre Woollard, Mary Long, and Ricky Mulvey got together to talk about companies that could ride the tailwinds of back-to-school season. They discuss:  Surprises from a survey revealing the brand preferences of college interns Why “experiential” spending could be the future, or failure, of one big-box sports retailer If chatbots killed the homework help business And six stocks that play to back-to-school trends Tickers discussed: MBG.DE, TSLA, META, GOOGL, UBER, LYFT, SPOT, AAPL, PYPL, DKS, TGT, SNAP, ELF, CMG, CHGG Host: Mary Long Guest: Deidre Woollard, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/23·18m 50s

A 1700s Cobbler Is Going Public

We break down two IPOs on today’s show, one for your phone and one for your toes.  (00:38) Jason Moser and Bill Mann discuss: - How oil at $90 is and isn’t an inflationary pressure. - What to make of Apple’s latest iPhone release. - The scoop on two new IPOs – Arm Holdings and Birkenstock. (19:02) Ben Mezrich talks about the origin story of the meme stock and his book-turned-movie Dumb Money, in theaters this weekend.  (31:38) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: PayPal and Schwab. Stocks discussed: DAL, AAL, AAPL, ARM, BIRK, PYPL, SCHW Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Bill Mann, Ben Mezrich Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/23·41m 23s

Deadline In Detroit

It’s the week of the big auto show in Detroit but industry watchers are more focused on a potential strike than the vehicles. (00:26) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The demands of the United Auto Workers. - The fading allure of auto shows. - If vehicles will just keep getting bigger. (17:02) Ricky Mulvey and Deidre Woollard ponder the return to office and if things in our working lives will ever be the same again. Companies discussed: F, GM, TSLA, STLA, WE, META, AMZN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/09/23·27m 50s

Apple's Compounding iPhone Iteration

Apple’s iPhone development might seem iterative by year, but over time it compounds into huge improvements and reasons to upgrade.  (00:21) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Apple’s fall update and the details on the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus. - How the company is using phones to feed content for its future Vision Pro headsets. - Why we want to be hearing more about Slack during Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference.  (19:31) Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann joins Ricky Mulvey to break down the fundamentals of reinsurance and one misconception about Florida's home insurance woes. Companies discussed: AAPL, CRM, ARM, BRK.A, BRK.B, TRV Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey, Bill Mann Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/23·31m 31s

Why IPO?

Investors are lining up to buy shares of British chip designer, Arm. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Barker discuss: - Why Arm is going public. - Disney and Charter Communications making peace. - How investors can break down a company’s prospectus. (15:07) Plus, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick open the mailbag and answer your questions about 401(k)s, bonds, and asset allocation. Companies discussed: CHTR, DIS, ARM Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Bill Barker, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/23·31m 18s

Twinkies Find A New Home

The acquisition of Hostess Brands by J.M. Smucker is the latest in a series of food mergers. (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The synergies between Hostess and Smucker. - Why Instacart’s valuation dropped. - Kroger’s push to make the Albertsons deal happen. (16:09)  Deidre Woollard interviews Jesse Singh of home exteriors company Azek on competition in the decking space and what’s next for the brand. Companies discussed: TWNK, SJM, SOVO, AMZN, WMT, CPB, KR, AZEK Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Jesse Singh Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/23·28m 12s

The Four Pillars of Investing with William Bernstein

“The essence of investing is not maximizing returns, but rather maximizing odds of success.”  William Bernstein is a financial theorist, neurologist, and the best-selling author of “The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio,” now in its second edition. Motley Fool Senior Advisor Robert Brokamp caught up with Bernstein to discuss: - Why a 2% real return is “quite spectacular” - The math and Shakespeare of investing - Why value stocks may have fallen out of fashion - What the history of the stock market reveals about modern bubbles Host: Robert Brokamp Guest: William Bernstein Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/23·31m 21s

Expectations Investing Part 2: General Motors to Nvidia

What does an investor have to believe for today’s share price to make sense?  Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma continue their conversation about Expectations Investing, applying the framework to four companies with different growth outlooks. They discuss: - Value drivers for a mature automaker. - A high-growth payment processing company experiencing a narrative shift.  - If Nvidia can maintain its moat over the long-term. Companies discussed: GM, CP, ADYEY, NVDA Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Asit Sharma Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/23·31m 54s

Disney’s Lost Decade and Next Act

The market’s had a surprisingly strong 2023, but investors might be eying easy low-risk yields elsewhere.  Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - (00:21) How some investors might be tempted to move out of stocks given the yields elsewhere - (9:41) The latest with Disney – its standoff with Charter, plans to take full ownership of Hulu, and what investors should make of its lost decade - (19:11) NYC’s “de facto ban” for Airbnb, what it means for the company and says about the state of housing and short-term rentals.  (31:44) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Hershey and Masimo. Stocks discussed: DIS, NFLX, ABNB, UBER  Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/23·39m 1s

Expectations Investing Part 1

How can you use a company’s stock price to give you a window into the future? (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Reasons for skepticism when it comes to AI hype. - How long a leash unprofitable software companies may have. - If being located in SIlicon Valley is still an advantage for tech companies. (18:20)  Asit Sharma and Ricky Mulvey break down the basics of expectations investing and give a framework for applying it to individual companies. Companies discussed: PATH, AI, ASAN, NVDA Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Ricky Mulvey, Bill Barker, Asit Sharma Producer:Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/23·31m 44s

Airbnb Leaves NYC, Joins S&P 500

New York City cracked down on short-term rentals, but is it a big deal for Airbnb?  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss:  - How restrictions on short-term rentals could impact Airbnb’s growth story.  - Why investors are sour about AMC’s new share issuance.  - One company managing its share count well. Plus, (15:20) Deidre Woollard interviews Oliver Franklin-Wallis, author of “Wasteland: The Dirty Truth About What We Throw Away, Where It Goes, And Why It Matters”. Companies discussed: ABNB, EXPE, AMC, LOW Hosts: Ricky Mulvey, Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Oliver Franklin-Wallis Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/23·27m 12s

Cable Takes on The Mouse

If you can’t watch ESPN right now, it’s because one cable company is taking a stand against Disney. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jim Gillies discuss:  - Charter Communications’ problem with the streaming economy.  - DoorDash’s battle with restaurants over pricing.  -  Why investors may want to look at Canadian banks. Plus, (17:52) Deidre Woollard and Robert Brokamp check in on the bond market, and how investors can benefit from higher rates.  Companies discussed: CHRT, DIS, DASH  Host: Ricky Mulvey  Guests: Jim Gillies, Deidre Woollard, Robert Brokamp  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/23·29m 51s

Stadium Sponsors – Buy or Sell?

NFL Football is back this week, should you be keeping an eye on the companies plastered on the side of stadiums?     (00:41) Ricky Mulvey and Dylan Lewis discuss:   - Why stadium sponsors generally don’t outperform their peers or the market. - When major sponsorships do and don’t make sense as part of a marketing budget.  - Monster Energy’s brilliance in focusing on extreme sports.    Companies discussed: F, PG, PAYC, MNST, ALGT, LUMN, MET, SOFI, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL   Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/09/23·23m 24s

A Homebuyer's Dilemma Might Be A Homebuilder's Delight

Existing home sales are down around 20% year over year for two reasons: mortgage rates are too high and there aren't enough homes for sale. Matt Argersinger and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The current situation of home sales and what could change it. - Why homebuilders are in a good position right now. - If renting will become permanent for more Americans and which companies might benefit.  Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Matt Argersinger Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Companies discussed: NVR, INVH, TOL, LEN, MAA, AVB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/23·25m 38s

Different Customers, Different Retail Results

The outlook for major retailers depends a lot on whether their core customers are feeling the pinch.  (00:38) Jason Moser and Bill Mann discuss: - Troubling signs on consumer savings rates dropping and more people dipping into their 401ks. - How the consumer crunch is affecting retailers like Dollar General, Big Lots, Five Below and Chewy.. - Why Lululemon is bucking the trend, and Salesforce is cruising despite tighter budgets in enterprise software too.   (19:06) Certified Financial Planner Matt Frankel talks about how student loan borrowers can prepare for payments to begin again in October and the new programs in place to help borrowers.  - You can find the Department of Education’s website and resources here. - And here’s the White House’s fact sheet on the SAVE plan (30:34) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: TakeTwo Interactive and Samsara.  Stocks discussed: DG, BIG, FIVE, CHWY, LULU, CRM, TTWO, IOT Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill MAnn, Jason Moser Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/23·38m 55s

Salesforce Rights The Ship

It’s been a turbulent few quarters for Salesforce but a focus on cost cuts is paying off. (00:15) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How Salesforce improved its margins. - What role AI plays in Salesforce’s future. - CrowdStrike’s land-and-expand model for growth. (21:12)  Deidre Woollard interviews thredUP CEO James Reinhart on resale as a service and the company’s plans for continued growth. Companies discussed: CRM, CRWD, MSFT, ZS, TDUP Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, James Reinhart Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/08/23·32m 9s

Buffett Quotes Under the Microscope

We celebrate Uncle Warren’s 93rd Birthday with a closer look at some of his best known isms and a look at few investments he wouldn’t want any part of.  (00:12) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust’s path to a Bitcoin ETF and what it means for crypto adoption. - The largest automaker that you’ve never heard of – Vinfast – and why investors should stay away from its stock. - 3M’s $6B settlement, and how investors should be thinking about the legal issues plaguing the company.  (15:43) Ricky Mulvey and Anand Chokkavelu celebrate Warren Buffett’s birthday with a look at some of his most popular and misunderstood quotes. Companies discussed: GBTC, VFS, MMM, BRK.A, BRK.B, AAPL Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Ricky Mulvey, Anand Chokkavelu Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/23·29m 13s

"When in Doubt, Zoom Out"

Credit card debt and interest rates hit all time highs this year. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Barker look at the implications for companies and investors. They discuss:  - Macy’s and Nordstrom charging 32% APRs for retail cards.  - Historical context on rising delinquencies.  - Best Buy’s quarter, and sales slowdown.   Plus (12:34) Robert Brokamp and Matt Frankel discuss what to do if your consumer debt is getting more expensive. Companies discussed: BBY, M, JWN, DFS Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Bill Barker, Robert Brokamp, Matt Frankel Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/23·27m 46s

Instacart Is IPO Ready

Instacart is profitable and it’s growing, Is that enough to spark investor interest? (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - How Instacart makes its money. - What it means to be a grocery technology company. - If a strong Instacart IPO will be go sign for the market. (17:31)  Alicia Alfiere and Deidre Woollard break down how Live Nation profits from blockbuster tours. Companies discussed: LYV, DASH, UBER Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Alicia Alfiere Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/23·33m 18s

Redfin On The Attack

Real estate is always a tough business to be in, but especially right now.  Redfin is trying to meet customers on multiple fronts from studio apartment rentals to selling $5 million homes.  Glenn Kelman has been CEO of Redfin since 2005 guiding the real estate technology company through a variety of transitions, taking the company public in 2017 and plenty of market cycles along the way.  Deidre Woollard sat down with Glenn to discuss: - The challenges of the current real estate market. - How Redfin plans to take share in the luxury space.  - What value  two recent acquisitions have added to the business. Companies discussed: RDFN Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Glenn Kelman Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/23·28m 56s

Companies Going on Offense

Most companies find success in different ways, but there’s a secret sauce to ones that are leading innovators.  Behnam Tabrizi is a transformation expert and a faculty member in Stanford University’s executive program. His book is  “Going on Offense: A Leader’s Playbook for Perpetual Innovation.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Tabrizi to discuss: - Tech companies with a cultural advantage. - Why Alphabet might have a bureaucracy problem.  - Lisa Su’s “David and Goliath” story at Advanced Micro Devices Companies discussed: AAPL, MSFT, META, TSLA, AMD, ADBE, NVDA, AMZN, WHR Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Behnam Tabrizi Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/23·30m 24s

Earnings Buzzwords: AI and Shrink

Nvidia earnings soaked up a lot of headlines, but they’re not the only one making moves in AI.  (00:21) Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss: - The epic hype around Nvidia’s earnings release, and how AI is playing into the ambitions for other companies in tech like Workday.  - Why “shrink” is the buzzword of the season in retail and how investors should be looking at it. - How Williams-Sonoma and Ulta bucked tough trends in retail to put up strong numbers, and the numbers behind updates from Intuit and Autodesk.  (19:11) Olivier Pomel, CEO of DataDog, talks through the company’s recent results, the promising signs he’s seeing in customer spend, and why he thinks his company still has a 10X opportunity in front of it. (33:52) Andy and Jason break down two stocks on their radar: Nike and Chewy. Stocks discussed: NVDA, WDAY, WSM, ADSK, ULTA, INTU, DLTR, FL, NKE, CHWY Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Jason Moser, Tim Beyers, Olivier Pomel, Tim Beyers Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/23·39m 1s

Nvidia Shoots For The Stars

Just how big can Nvidia get? For CEO Jensen Huang, it’s to infinity and beyond. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Nvidia’s strong quarter and the cyclicality of chip demand. - Why Nvidia isn’t the only game in town for AI chips. - How Snowflake’s data warehouse solutions might grow over time. Companies discussed: NVDA, AMD, INTC, SNOW Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Tim Beyers Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/08/23·28m 38s

Not Your Older Cousin’s Abercrombie

Abercrombie is back in vogue, but be careful chasing this cyclical business.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Dylan Lewis discuss: - The reality of Peloton’s seasonality, and how the company is doing with its recalls and digital ambitions.  - At all-time lows, is Peloton more interesting? - How Abercrombie’s back in vogue, and what the retailer is doing to connect with consumers in a tough retail environment.  Companies discussed: PTON, ANF Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/23·18m 45s

Retail Shrink Gets Bigger?

Dick’s is the latest retailer to feel the pinch of shrink – just remember all theft is shrink, not all shrink is theft.  (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Zoom’s customer-driven approach to AI and how the company’s cash hoard is showing up in its earnings.  - How a decrease in DIY is impacting Lowe’s results. - Dick’s management joins the ranks of retailers dealing with theft affecting results.  Companies discussed: ZM, LOW, DKS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/23·19m 45s

Cybersecurity Is Big Business

The threats are getting bigger but so are the businesses trying to prevent them. David Meier and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Metrics to watch in business-to-business tech companies. - Why Palo Alto Networks reported on a Friday night. - The growth trends for cybersecurity as a whole. Companies discussed: ZM, PANW, ZS, CRWD Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: David Meier Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/23·24m 40s

How a Scam Spreads

A good scam works like a magic trick. There’s a beautiful, complex story being sold, but the truth is disappointingly simple. The Oman Ghana Trust Fund raised hundreds of millions of dollars. Investors hoped their money would help unlock Ghana’s inheritance and billions of dollars worth of gold. Many were sold 10-to-1, even 100-to-1 returns on this promise.  Yepoka Yeebo is the author of “Anansi’s Gold: The Man Who Looted the West, Outfoxed Washington, and Swindled the World.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Yeebo to discuss: - How a scammer builds credibility. - The investor biases can lead someone to be defrauded. - How the money in the trust fund scam’s scheme actually disappeared. Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Yepoka Yeebo Producer: Deidre Woollard Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/08/23·20m 8s

Stocks to Stay Cool

Air conditioners have had a busy summer. This July was the hottest recorded month since the year 1880.  Deidre Woollard and Motley Fool Senior Analyst Sanmeet Deo dive into the business of staying cool. They discuss:  - The major players and macro landscape for HVAC companies.  - Carrier’s transformation.     - Growth expectations for heating and cooling companies. - One industry that is incredibly difficult to disrupt.  Companies discussed: CARR, WSO, TT, LLI, FERG Host: Ricky Mulvey  Guests: Deidre Woolard, Sanmeet Deo Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/23·24m 46s

Inside China’s Economic Woes

A real estate bankruptcy shakes confidence in China and consumers across the globe focus on lower-priced items.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Emily Flippen discuss: - Why the consumer focus on groceries and lower cost items are helping Walmart and hurting Target.  - The story behind Adyen’s 40% post-earnings drop. - The latest results from JD.com and Tencent, and how to look at some of the scary headlines coming out of China.  (19:11) VICI CEO Ed Pitoniak speaks with Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard to talk about what to expect next on the Las Vegas strip, why wellness is an increasingly interesting category for experience spending, and what good real estate deals look like in this environment.  (33:24) Ron and Emily break down two stocks on their radar: Astec and NICE. Stocks discussed: WMT, TGT, ADYEY, JD, TCEHY, ASTE, NICE  Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, Deidre Woollard, Ed Pitoniak Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Pope Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/08/23·39m 1s

Grab Your Groceries

More of us are going to Walmart, but Aldi just made a big move that has put it on the radar of Big Grocery. Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Whether Walmart is learning from grocers or grocers are learning from Walmart. - If an Aldi acquisition spells the end of the beloved Winn-Dixie brand. - Why Amazon has struggled with getting grocery right. Companies discussed: WMT, TGT, KR, ACI, AMZN Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Bill Barker Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/23·19m 24s

Two Sides of Retail

Cava delivers some spicy results in its first earnings report and Target and TJX are on the opposite sides of retail trends.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Cava’s stellar first earnings report, and how store count, traffic, and prices are all pushing the company forward. - How Target is being bitten by slowing consumer spend in high-ticket items and increased focus on essential items.  - Why TJX is happy to see inventory issues in retail and how the company continues to thrive in a tough environment.  Companies discussed: TGT, TJX, CAVA, WMT Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/23·17m 25s

2 Short 2 Furious

Michael Burry, the investor featured in “The Big Short,” made a major bet against market indexes. Are investors due for a sequel of the Great Financial Crisis? (00:13) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss: A sales slowdown The Home Depot. Why the home retailer has “an incredibly high” return on invested capital. Credit downgrades for regional banks. Michael Burry’s bearish option bet against the S&P 500 and NASDAQ, worth $1.6 billion in notional value. Companies discussed: HD, MTB Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Asit Sharma Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/08/23·19m 25s

PayPal Finally Finds Its New Chief

PayPal finds its new leader over at Intuit; can he make this fintech shine again? Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Dan Schulman’s report card as a CEO. - What Alex Chriss might, or might not, bring to the party. - If a potential deal for U.S. Steel could be a winner for U.S. infrastructure. Companies discussed: PYPL, X, CLF, INTU, META, TSLA Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/23·24m 26s

Revisiting Crypto and Meme Stocks

Bitcoin was supposed to be unrelated to the stock market, act as a hedge against inflation, and serve as a currency for private transactions. Maybe, it’s just a volatile store of value. Is that so bad? James Surowiecki is an editor at The Yale Review, a regular contributor to The Atlantic, and author of “The Wisdom of Crowds”. Motley Fool co-founder and Chief Rule Breaker David Gardner caught up with Surowiecki on his podcast, Rule Breaker Investing. This show is a cut of their conversation. They discuss: - Lessons from Bitcoin’s past boom, and its place as cryptocurrency’s “top dog” - The correlation between crypto and tech stocks - One company that’s tied its fate to the success of Bitcoin - Meme stocks from the lens of cash flow investing Tickers mentioned: BTC, ETH, MSTR, GME This episode is just part of an interview aired on the Rule Breaker Investing podcast. You can listen to the entire conversation here. Host: Mary Long Guests: David Gardner, James Surowiecki Engineer: Rick Engdahl Producer: Ricky Mulvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/08/23·26m 54s

Mailbag: Commercial Real Estate, Personal Finance, and International Investing

Answering some of the questions you’ve emailed us at podcasts@fool.com. We’ve also got a listener hotline! Leave us a voicemail with your question at 703-254-1445. - (1:04) Will there be a commercial real estate collapse? - (5:22) What happens when a company you own goes bankrupt? - (10:41) Are there companies suited for the growing trend of hearing loss? - (15:03) How should investors think about Tesla’s charging network?- (16:14) Stocks are more expensive. Should I keep buying? - (18:35) Are there cash-like ETFs? - (21:20) Should I buy Universal Life Insurance?- (23:38) Are there investing opportunities in India? - (25:41) How do foreign exchange rates affect an investing strategy? Companies/Tickers mentioned: TSLA, SOON, DEMANT, GN, KN, APPH, SGOV, SMIN, AMZN Host: Mary Long Guests: Deidre Woollard, Jason Moser, Asit Sharma, Brian Orelli, Robert Brokamp, Bill Mann, Scott Phillips Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/23·31m 31s

$1 Trillion in Credit Card Debt

The margin of safety for household spending keeps shrinking.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - What the producer price index is saying about the cost of goods and services. - Americans hitting $1 trillion in credit card debt and what it means for the health of the consumer. - Earnings updates from Disney, UPS, and Axon.  (19:11) Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard talks with Tom Larsen, a senior director at Corelogic, about extreme weather’s impact on homeowners and insurers. (28:48) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Sky Harbor and Home Depot Stocks discussed: DIS, AXON, UPS, WE, TLRY, HD, SKYH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Tom Larsen Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/23·39m 1s

All About the Ads

Viewers may hate them, but ads are the future everywhere we go online. For investors that might be a good thing. Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If Disney’s price increases will push subscribers to the ad tier. - Just how popular sports betting might be. - The Trade Desk’s role in the world outside of advertising’s walled gardens. Companies discussed: TTD, DIS, NFLX, PENN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers     Producer: Ricky Mulvey     Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/23·33m 35s

Follow the Cash: Celsius, Chegg, Nelnet

Earnings from Chegg, Celsius, and Nelnet show why it pays to watch cash flow and how businesses can shore up when there’s cash on hand.  (00:21) Jim Gillies and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Celsius incredible top and bottom line results, but why investors should pay attention to the energy drink maker’s relationship with Pepsi and accounts receivable. - Whether Chegg can harness AI for its education offerings. - Why Nelnet’s slow and steady Berkshire approach continues to pay off.  Companies discussed: CHGG, NNI, CELH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jim Gillies Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/23·23m 56s

Eli Lilly's Optimism

By one count, a drugmaker founded in 1876 is a more expensive stock than Tesla. (Time Stamp)  Ricky Mulvey and Bill Barker discuss: - Tesla’s CFO departure. - Eli Lilly hitting an all-time high, and the drugmaker’s optimistic results. - How Burger King is driving sales growth with limited time offers. - Zoom calling its employees back to the office. Companies discussed: TSLA, LLA, NVO, QSR, ZM Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Bill Barker Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/23·20m 1s

Berkshire Is Back

Berkshire Hathaway bounced back from a recent loss with strong net income and billions in cash waiting for action. Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The value of solid insurance underwriting. - Why Berkshire sees a future in catering to truck drivers. - Finding the secret sauce in consumer businesses. Companies discussed: BRK.A, BRK.B, KHC, CPB, SOVO, SRG, KO, KNSL Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl       Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/23·17m 29s

Fast Food Innovation

Cola-flavored ketchup, Taco Bell’s musical for Mexican Pizza, and McDonald’s Grimace Shake are just some of the ways that food companies are fighting for your attention. But does social media buzz translate to long-term sales? Mary Long caught up with David Henkes, Senior Principal at Technomic and an expert on the food and beverage industry. They discuss: - What it takes to bring a new fast food product to market - How social media changed the restaurant industry - The challenge of automating a kitchen Companies discussed: YUM, MCD, PEP, WEN, CMG, SG Host: Mary Long Guest: David Henkes Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/23·20m 3s

How to Beat the Market

Everybody wants to beat the market. But how does one actually … beat the market?    Ricky Mulvey and Anand Chokkavelu got together to explore different camps within the world of investing – from short-term traders to buy-and-hold-for-lifers, value hunters to growth gurus. They discuss: Distinguishing between luck and skill when evaluating high-profile investors The power of being a smart contrarian  And which traits make for a truly successful market-beating strategy Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Anand Chokkavelu Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/23·25m 0s

U.S. Hits AA+ and the iPhone Slumps

Apple’s having the bad kind of “iPhone moment” and one restaurant chain is showing great growth without raising prices.  (00:35) Jason Moser and Bill Mann discuss: - Fitch downgrading U.S. credit and why it shouldn’t worry investors. - How slowing iPhone sales are weighing on Apple, and how AWS keeps cruising for Amazon.  - Surprise profits from Uber, impressive traffic from Wingstop, E.l.f’s epic quarter, and how PayPal might not go anywhere until they announce a new CEO. (19:05) Motley Fool analyst Rick Munarriz weighs in on the state of Disney’s Marvel and whether they can re-capture the box office magic any time soon..   (32:00) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Calloway TopGolf and Outset Medical. Stocks discussed: AMZN, AAPL, UBER, ELF, PYPL, WING, MODG, OM Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Jason Moser, Rick Munarriz Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/23·38m 53s

An E-Commerce Trifecta

Shopify pushes merchant services, Etsy tries to find its footing, and MercadoLibre continues to dazzle. (00:20) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If Shopify is actually a fintech now. - The imbalance in Etsy’s platform. - How MercadoLibre’s services are taking over Latin America. (22:06)  Jason Moser and Matt Frankel break down some of the stocks that help them sleep well at night. Companies discussed: PINS, O, BRK, PSA, MKC, HD, ETSY, MELI, SHOP Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, Matt Frankel, Jason Moser Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/23·35m 31s

Starbucks Targets 12 Cups of Coffee

China was the star of Starbucks’ earnings report. Can the company convince consumers to drink more than a dozen cups of coffee annually to keep fueling growth? (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Starbucks’ slowing growth in the U.S. and torrid growth in China. - Why investors need to be patient with Pinterest. - How AI and lagging PC sales trends are affecting AMD.  (15:14) Deidre Woollard caught up with Yasser El-Shimy for a look at Saab – a company that you think does one thing, but really should be on your radar for something else..  Companies discussed: SBUX, PINS, AMD, SAABY Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Yasser El-Shimy Engineers: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/23·29m 56s

Uber Makes a Profit

For the first time ever, Uber reported an operating profit. Staying in the green is a different story.  (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Bill Mann discuss: - Uber’s long-term vision. - If the ride hailing app deserves a victory lap. - A mortgage REIT paying investors a 14% dividend. - Overstock’s “brilliant” rebrand to Bed, Bath, and Beyond. Plus, (15:15) Robert Brokamp and Megan Brinsfield discuss common tax myths for digital nomads. Stocks discussed: UBER, LYFT, ARI, OSTK Click here for the latest Stock Advisor Roundtable episode!   Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Bill Mann, Robert Brokamp, Megan Brinsfield Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Disclosure: Motley Fool Wealth Management (“MFWM”) is an SEC registered investment adviser. MFWM, an affiliate of The Motley Fool LLC (“TMF”) is a separate legal entity, and all financial planning and discretionary asset management services for our clients are made independently by the financial planners and asset managers at MFWM. No TMF analysts are involved in the investment decision making or daily operations of MFWM. MFWM does not attempt to track any TMF services. Megan Brinsfield is the Director of Financial Planning at MFWM. The comments and ideas presented by the speaker in this podcast are solely those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent those of MFWM or any of its affiliates. This discussion is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment or financial planning advice or recommendations. Certain statements may be deemed forward-looking, however there is not guarantee of any outcome. Past performance does not guarantee future results. MFWM encourages you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals, including (without limitation) tax professionals, regarding all personal finance issues. While we can counsel on tax efficiency and general tax considerations, MFWM does not (and is not permitted to) provide tax or legal advice. This discussion should not be relied upon as personalized financial planning or tax advice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/23·26m 38s

Yellow Can’t Keep On Trucking

Freight company Yellow stopped operations and a bankruptcy is expected as the next move. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why Yellow shut down and what place it occupied in the world of trucking. - SoFi’s strong quarter and what it needs to become profitable. - Tupperware and the danger of meme stocks. (19:39)  Mauro Guillén, author of “The Perennials”, makes the case for abandoning traditional generational views of society, career development, and retirement. Companies discussed: YELL, SOFI, TUP, ODFL, FDX, XPO Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Mauro Guillén Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/23·30m 14s

Anglerfish, Gila Monsters, and the Origin of Weight Loss Drugs

Weight loss drug sales are estimated to hit $44 billion by 2030. Many of these treatments can thank previously obscure research on a carnivorous deep sea fish for their development. Rolfe Winkler is a reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering digital health. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Winkler to discuss: - The origins and science behind weight loss drugs. - The challenge of selling lizard venom research to pharmaceutical companies. - What decades-old research on anglerfish reveals about modern side effects for Ozempic. - And why it’s “not too hard” to keep dozens of Gila Monsters in your basement. “Monster Diet Drugs Like Ozempic Started With Actual Monsters”: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ozempic-mounjaro-gila-monster-anglerfish-8c9c1ff2 Companies mentioned: NVO, LLY Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Rolfe Winkler Engineers: Tim Sparks, Heather Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/23·19m 34s

Rule Breaker Investing Fundamentals

Investing has plenty of rules. Don’t invest in stocks without earnings. Sell half your position after a stock doubles. But, who made those rules anyway? Ricky Mulvey caught up with Rule Breakers Lead Advisor Tim Beyers and The Motley Fool’s co-founder and Chief Rule Breaker David Gardner to discuss: - What makes a business a Rule Breaker. - Investing lessons from Apple, Tesla, and Intuitive Surgical. - How to invest like a venture capitalist. - Creating your own investing rules. - What risk actually means for an investor. Companies mentioned: TSLA, ISRG, AAPL, SNOW, CRM, TOST Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: David Gardner, Tim Beyers Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/23·32m 51s

Show Me the Earnings!

The earnings parade is on, and this quarter it pays to be in the black. (00:21) Matt Argersinger and Emliy Flippen discuss: - The Fed’s latest rate hike and why another seems in the cards.  - Why earnings updates ended epic runs for Chipotle and Spotify. - How big tech’s cost cutting is going.  (19:11) Bonus earnings coverage from Matt and Emily on Roku, Mastercard, Coca-Cola, and Live Nation. (31:31) Emily and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: BorgWarner and Invitation Homes. Stocks discussed: CMG, SPOT, META, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, ROKU, MA, KO, LYV Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Emily Flippen Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/23·39m 1s

Meta Has 3 Billion Users. Now What?

Meta has our attention but will we follow Mark Zuckerberg into the metaverse? (00:21) Asit Sharma and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Meta’s soaring ad impressions amid a tough advertising market. - If Mark Zuckerberg will need to choose between AI and the metaverse. - How Chipotle is using robots to boost efficiency. (19:45)  Matt Frankel interviews Walker & Dunlop CEO Willy Walker on commercial real estate debt and the challenges facing multifamily housing development. Companies discussed: META, CMG, SBUX, WD Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Asit Sharma, Matt Frankel, Willy Walker Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/23·32m 52s

Microsoft and Alphabet’s Cash Stacks

Microsoft’s cash flow is astounding, and Alphabet’s CFO moves to a pretty cool position – CIO with a big check book.     (00:13) Tim Beyers and Dylan Lewis discuss:   - Microsoft’s strong cloud business, and why the stock’s selloff on guidance is misguided - The slow roll of AI and how investors need to be patient with new tech efforts.  - Why Alphabet may have more good days ahead of it when the advertising market rebounds.  - The legacy of Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat   (16:14) Match group and Bumble have millions of paid users... but how many of those daters are sticking around for a while? Mary Long caught up with Motley Fool contributor Ryan Henderson to discuss the business of dating apps.   Companies discussed: MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL, BMBL, MTCH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Mary Long, Ryan Henderson Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/23·25m 2s

What Makes a Good 401(k)?

When interest rates rise, investors are supposed to move to safer assets. (00:14) Jim Gillies and Ricky Mulvey discuss:   - Medpace shares hitting an all time high.  - If investors should prepare for a market correction during a "dopamine fiesta".  - The bull case for air bags and seatbelts. Plus, (16:37) Robert Brokamp takes a look at how Americans are saving for retirement, and how to make better use of a 401(k). Companies discussed: MEDP, ALV Pullback report: www.fool.com/pullback  Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jim Gilles, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Tim Sparks, Heather Horton  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/07/23·28m 48s

Box Office Is Back, For Now

A good weekend at the box office doesn’t mean movie theaters are out of the woods yet (00:15) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why partnerships may be the future for ESPN. - How a decision on AMC’s preferred stock complicates its future. - The importance of loyal pizza lovers for Dominos. (17:13) Sanmeet Deo and Ricky Mulvey look at the short report for Xponential Fitness and separate out the inflammatory from the potentially concerning. Companies discussed: DIS,  DPZ, AMC, APE, XPOF Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Sanmeet Deo Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/23·28m 29s

“The Ride of a Lifetime” Book Club

Before Bob Iger was the Disney CEO, he was the Disney CEO. For the latest edition of the Motley Fool Money Book Club, Deidre Woollard, Mary Long, and Ricky Mulvey read Bob Iger’s memoir, “The Ride of a Lifetime.” They discuss: The machinations that happen to make acquisitions and win over board rooms Key differences between Bob Iger and Steve Jobs Why businesses do well when they prioritize creativity  Companies discussed: DIS, AAPL, NFLX If you’ve read “The Ride of a Lifetime,” share your takeaways and quibbles with the team at podcasts@fool.com or on Twitter @motleyfoolmoney.  Guests: Deidre Woollard, Mary Long, Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/23·27m 16s

Mattel’s Filmmaking Strategy

Mattel has 45 films in development. A cinematic take on UNO could be coming to a theater near you.  Mary Long caught up with New Yorker writer Alex Baracsh to discuss his recent piece, “After ‘Barbie,’ Mattel Is Raiding Its Entire Toybox”. They discuss: - How Mattel is becoming an IP company. - Why “The Last of Us” broke the curse of bad video game adaptations. - If big budget movies really need characters that audiences already know. Companies mentioned: MAT, HAS, DIS  Host: Mary Long Guest: Alex Barasch Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/23·20m 48s

Netflix and Tesla Play With Pricing

International travel is back in a big way, and Netflix really wants you to choose between higher tiered plans or ad-supported. (00:42) Ron Gross and Andy Cross discuss: - The reasons Netflix is doing away with its lowest paid offering. - What investors should make of the Johnson & Johnson/Kenvue splitoff.  - Why concerns over Tesla’s tightening margins might be overblown - Trends in travel and consumer spending based on results from United, American, Discover, and American Express. (19:04) Motley Fool Money’s Alex Friedman caught up with author David Meerman Scott about the lessons he and Hubspot co-founder Brian Halligan think businesses can borrow from the Grateful Dead. (32:40) Ron and Andy break down two stocks on their radar: Toro and Mueller Industries. Stocks discussed: NFLX, JNJ, KVUE, TSLA, AMEX, DFS, AAL, UAL, AXP Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ron Gross, Andy Cross, Alex Friedman, David Meerman Scott Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/07/23·38m 53s

Cashing In On Chips

The semiconductor industry may have hit bottom based on some recent earnings, but is it only up from here? (00:12) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: The challenges with standing up semiconductor factories in the U.S. The different types of chips Taiwan Semiconductor produces and what companies use them. The restrictions that impact ASML. (17:49) Kirsten Guerra and Deidre Woollard explore what solar inverters do and which companies are profiting from this growing niche. Companies discussed:  ASML, TSM, NVDA, AAPL, ENPH, SEDG Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, Kirsten Guerra Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/23·28m 25s

Carvana’s Bet on Debt Restructuring

Carvana is selling “the good silver” to shore up its debt situation, and shareholders are about to get diluted.  (00:21) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why Goldman Sachs is struggling in the consumer space and what its write-downs mean for real estate. - How debt restructuring sent shares of Carvana up 30%.  - Why investors might want to adjust their expectations for the car-seller that’s up 10X year-to-date. (15:08) Just one American carmaker is a top electric vehicle seller in China. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Bill Mann to talk about the landscape of the world's largest car market. Companies discussed: GS, CVNA, BYDDY, TSLA, NVDA, TSM Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Ricky Mulvey, Bill Mann Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/23·26m 59s

Schwab Is Not SVB

When Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, some investors thought Charles Schwab could be next. But, the bank with $8 trillion in client assets is proving to be resilient. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss: - Schwab’s cash sorting problem. - Takeaways from bank earnings. - A deadline for the Microsoft/Activision deal whooshing by. (11:21) Robert Brokamp answers listener questions about 529 plans, target-date funds, and investing in a 401(k). Companies discussed: SCHW, MS, PNC, BAC, MSFT, ATVI Pullback report: www.fool.com/pullback Got a question for the show? Email us at podcasts at fool dot com. Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/23·25m 53s

The EV Truck War Is Officially On

Telsa finally introduces the Cybertruck and Ford fights back with a price cut on the F-150Lightning. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The futuristic appeal of the Cybertruck compared to more traditional models. - Why Ford announced a price drop on the F-150 Lightning. - How Eli Lilly could win big in the weight-loss wars. (18:53) The majority of borrowers haven’t been paying off their student loan debt. Matt Frankel explains what the resumption of payments could mean for the economy. Companies discussed:  F, TSLA, GM, LLY,  NVO, SOFI, NNI Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/23·30m 4s

A Marketplace of Ideas

So, you’ve got an idea. But how do you get the backing to make your big dream a reality? Becky Center is the CEO of Indiegogo, an online crowdfunding platform that’s helped over 800,000 entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life. Deidre Woollard caught up with Center to talk about: How tighter lending environments lead to entrepreneurship booms What drives backers to participate in funding campaigns that pay off in rewards rather than equity And how the laboratory-like nature of crowdfunding can help predict “the next big thing” before it goes mainstream Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Becky Center Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/07/23·26m 38s

Hand-Wavy Finance

S&P 500 companies mentioned “artificial intelligence” more than 1,000 times in the latest quarter, which is more than double from last year. Ricky Mulvey and Anand Chokkavelu took a look at the techniques behind “hand-wavy finance,” and how companies like to capture your attention. They discuss: - How Apple repeatedly “blew away” Wall Street analysts - The big bath strategy for reporting bad news - What previous hype cycles can teach investors about the latest, shiny new thing Companies discussed: AI, KR, GE, AAPL, META Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Anand Chokkavelu Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/23·23m 0s

Big Banks Cash In

If you bank with the one of the giants, you might be helping pad their bottom line.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Why they’re watching margins and inventory levels this earnings season. - How interest rate spread pushed JP Morgan to a stellar quarter. - How short sellers are creating big YTD returns for beaten up companies. (19:11) Deidre Woollard speaks with Steve Wyett, the Chief Strategist Officer at Bok Financial, about how shifting interest rates have affected consumers and asset allocation, and the divide between the big banks and everyone else. (31:29) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Franklin Electric and Disney. Stocks discussed: JPM, PEP, CVNA, RDFN, CMG, DPZ, FELE, DIS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Steve Wyett Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/23·39m 1s

Travel Is Still Flying High

Another positive sign for the travel industry as Delta raises guidance. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The surge in international travel and where Delta’s next revenue bump could come from. - What factors could slow the travel boom. - The curious allure of the many flavors of Doritos. (15:11) The latest memo from Howard Marks takes a look at past cycles. Deidre Woollard and Ricky Mulvey explore the memo and the danger of focusing too much on the big macro. Companies discussed:  DAL, PEP Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/23·25m 0s

One Step Closer to a $69B Deal

The FTC failed to prove the Microsoft/Activision Blizzard deal would substantially lessen competition, which means blockbuster acquisition might come together before next week’s deadline.  (00:21) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why the FTC’s attempt to block the Microsoft/Activision Blizzard deal failed. - The “concessions” Microsoft is making to make the deal happen.  - How we’re seeing a similar response to regulatory interest in Broadcom’s planned acquisition. (14:09)  Is it the end of an era for superheros? Mary Long caught up with Catie Peiper to discuss trends in entertainment and Mattel's big bet on Barbie. Companies discussed: MSFT, ATVI, VMW, AVGO, DIS, MAT, HAS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Mary Long, Catie Peiper Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/23·25m 18s

Prime Shoppers Spend More

Amazon can expect $13 billion in Prime Day sales, but what does that mean for a $1.3 trillion company? (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser discuss: - The services that Amazon wants shoppers to notice. - If Prime Day is an economic bellwether. - Bank of America’s fine from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Plus, (13:31) Robert Brokamp interviews Wade Pfau, author of the recently updated “Retirement Planning Guidebook”, on how to find a retirement spending style. Companies discussed: AMZN, BAC Pullback stocks report: https://www.fool.com/pullback Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jason Moser, Robert Brokamp, Wade Pfau Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/23·28m 40s

The NY Times Goes All In On The Athletic

The New York Times leaves its sports desk behind as it puts its might behind The Athletic. (00:21) Jim Mueller and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Why the New York Times announced it is shutting down its sports department. - The future of sports coverage and sports entertainment. - The Barbie movie and the potential value of Mattel’s intellectual property. (15:53) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma look at some ultra-luxury businesses... and why they’re beating the market. Companies discussed: NYT, DIS, RACE, RH, LVMUY, PPRUY, HESAY, MAT Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jim Mueller, Asit Sharma Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/23·27m 12s

The Business of Resale

You might not have heard of Winmark, but you could be more familiar with its stores. The resale franchise company owns concepts including Plato’s Closet, Play It Again Sports, and Once Upon a Child. Winmark CEO, Brett Heffes, caught up with Jim Gillies for a rare interview about: - How a focused mission shapes Winmark’s business - Creating long-lasting relationships with franchisees - The resale company’s capital allocation strategy and growth expectations - What some investors misunderstand about Winmark Company discussed: WINA Host: Jim Gillies Guest: Brett Heffes Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/23·31m 27s

“Maybe the Headset Isn’t the Way”

Immersive technology is more than goggles. Jason Moser and Matt Frankel discuss:  - Apple’s bet on spatial computing - A major interface problem for headset adoption - Meta’s VR subscription service - Less obvious companies that could benefit from a boom in immersive tech Companies discussed: AAPL, META, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, ATVI, CDNS, AMT, AXON Host: Jason Moser Guest: Matt Frankel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/23·23m 44s

What’s Next for 2023?

Higher rates are here to stay, and some stories we expected to see in the first half of 2023 might still be ahead of us.  (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Whiplash in employment data, and the certainty of rate hikes for the rest of the year. - Meta’s new app Threads and what it means for Twitter. - Some surprises from the first half of 2023 and stories to watch for the rest of the year.  (19:11) Motley Fool Money’s Deidre Woollard spoke with Smith about the cycles in digital media, his new book Traffic, and how one legacy media company has managed to stay on top throughout all the shifts. (32:04) Jason and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Vesta Real Estate and Callaway Golf. Stocks discussed: AAPL, META, NYT, BZFD, AMZN, VTMX, MODG Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Ben Smith Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/23·39m 1s

Car Sales Are Soaring

The numbers for the first half of the year look strong for car sales, will EV sales start being a bigger piece of the pie? (00:21) Tim Beyers and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If the strong numbers for new car sales will continue. - The power of Tesla’s brand in the EV space. - Why we shouldn’t get too excited about the prospect of flying cars yet. (21:25) Small landlords still make up the bulk of single-family rentals. Deidre Woollard interviews Bigger Pockets’s podcast host Dave Meyer on the demographic shifts impacting real estate investing. Companies discussed:  GM, TSLA, JOBY, OPEN, RDFN, EVTL, ACHR Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Tim Beyers, Dave Meyer Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/23·29m 35s

Twitter Faces Threats from AI and Meta

AI is changing the open internet landscape, and Meta’s new Threads app is looking to take a bite of Twitter’s audience. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Twitter’s decision to rate-limit tweets and Reddit’s move to begin charging for API access. - What those moves say about AI, online intellectual property, and the next era of the internet. - Meta’s new Twitter challenger Threads. (16:01) Nick Sciple joins Ricky Mulvey to share three stocks that he recently bought. Companies discussed: META, EOLS, GOLF, PM, DIS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Rickey Mulvey, Nick Sciple Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/23·27m 45s

FI, Not FIRE

Over the holiday weekend, we take a break from the cookouts and fireworks to focus on FI – Financial Independence.   Dylan Lewis and Brian Feroldi discuss: - The core principles of FI and the different styles it can take - Why a down market is a great time to check in on your financial independence and retirement progress - Why it’s not too late to get started if you feel behind!   Note, this episode is a re-air of a conversation originally recorded in July, 2022.  Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Brian Feroldi Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/23·18m 27s

Best-of: William Cohan on GE’s Legacy

Before the mega-cap tech giants, there was General Electric.  William D. Cohan is a Founding Partner of Puck and the author of “Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon.” Cohan joined Ricky Mulvey to discuss:  - Jack Welch, and the religion of earnings consistency. - The mythology behind General Electric’s birth.  -General Electric’s “time of death”.  - Why Cohan believes a combination between Warner Brothers Discovery and NBCUniversal is “inevitable.”  Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: William D. Cohan  Engineer: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks, Annie Franks Companies discussed: GE, DIS, WBD, CMCSA  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/23·28m 46s

The Motley Fool Money Half-Year Review

2023 is half over and the stock market has rebounded significantly from its 2022 lows. (00:21) Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss: Revised first quarter GDP data Nike earnings coming in a bit light The Biden Administration's proposed new artificial intelligence chip export restrictions for China. (19:11) Motley Fool Money's Deidre Woollard caught up with Dave Meyer, the VP of Growth and Analytics at Bigger Pockets to talk through how the housing market has held up this year in the face of higher rates and whether trends like aging in place and sunbelt migration are here to stay. (32:07) Jason and Andy talk about two ideas on their radar: Amazon and Winmark. Stocks discussed: MKC, NKE, GIS, DAL, NVDA, AMD, CCL WBA, PEP. AMZN, WINA Host: Ron Gross Guests: Andy Cross, Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Dave Meyer Engineer: Dan Boyd  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/23·39m 1s

Is The Sharing Economy Growing Up?

DoorDash has started offering hourly wages for its couriers. (00:21) Bill Barker and Deidre Woollard discuss: - What prompted DoorDash’s recent updates. - Fees, tips, and other ways Airbnb and DoorDash pass on costs to consumers. - How demand for spicy food is just one positive sign for McCormick. (16:15)  Sanmeet Deo and Mary Long break down the main components of Adobe’s business and how AI could prove to be a major growth area. Companies discussed:  ADBE, MKC, DASH, ABNB, UBER Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Sanmeet Deo, Mary Long Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/23·28m 34s

Costco Cracks Down

Netflix isn’t the only company solving a sharing problem. (00:21) Bill Barker and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - Delta’s investor day and rosy profit guidance. - General Mills hitting a pricing power limit. - How Costco is solving its free rider problem. - AutoZone’s CEO, Bill Rhodes, stepping down and the retailer’s “unappreciated” success story. Plus, (14:31) Jason Moser and Matt Frankel check in on regional banks, and Apple’s consumer finance play. Companies/ETF mentioned: DAL, GIS, COST, AZO, ORLY, AAPL, GS, KRE Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Bill Barker, Jason Moser, Matt Frankel Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/23·24m 8s

What to Do with Dividends

One key ingredient in Warren Buffett’s “Secret Sauce” is stocks that pay a dividend, but then you’ve got to let them simmer for a very long time. (00:21) Jim Gillies and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - Walgreens Boot Alliance’s disappointing 3rd quarter. - The pharmacy chain’s turnaround story. - What to look for in investor presentations. - Why investors are cheering Brookfield’s $4.3 billion bid for life insurance company, American Equity. Plus, (11:54) Robert Brokamp and Matt Argersinger discuss the fundamentals and tradeoffs of owning dividend payers. Companies mentioned: WBA, BN, BAM, AEL, KO, AMX, MO, HD, AOS, PLD Links: Rule Your Retirement article: https://www.fool.com/premium/rule-your-retirement/coverage/1062/coverage/2023/05/26/how-buffetts-secret-sauce-could-pay-for-your-retir/ Dividend Knights list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/1-OPCz9pXOcgFqmbMR3wxREg4O7ws_qWW8RWqKPYn1D4/edit#gid=0 Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jim Gillies, Robert Brokamp, Matt Argersinger Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/23·27m 56s

Carnival Sets Course For Debt Reduction

Bookings are spiking for Carnival Cruise Lines, how can the company make the most of the cruise boom? (00:21) Jason and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The strong demand for cruises and travel. - How Carnival’s plans to pay off its heavy debt load. - The prospects for Oddity Tech, a new DTC-brand IPO. (14:55)  Ricky Mulvey and author Robert Glazer discuss why investors should look for businesses with a cultural advantage and how to spot one. Companies discussed:  CCL, GS, ABNB, TSLA, AMZN, WP, BARK, BIRD Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Robert Glazer Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/23·25m 7s

Amazon Vs. Walmart

Mary Long caught up with Jason Del Rey, author of “Winner Sells All: Amazon, Walmart, and the Battle for Our Wallets.” - How Amazon often beat Walmart’s low-price guarantee. - The incentives that slowed down Walmart’s e-commerce rollout.  - Why WalMart was hesitant about creating a loyalty program.  - Amazon and Walmart’s push into healthcare.  Companies discussed: AMZN, WMT Host: Mary Long Guest: Jason Del Rey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/23·25m 40s

“One Up on Wall Street” Book Club

You probably know something that a Wall Street analyst doesn’t, and that gives you an edge. Mary Long and Ricky Mulvey revisit Peter Lynch’s investing classic “One Up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market.” They discuss: - How to research a company beyond earnings statements - One common misunderstanding about Lynch’s style of investing - Where regular investors can find an edge over institutional money Companies discussed: FDX, NVDA, MCD Have a book recommendation for the book club? Let us know at podcasts@fool.com Host: Mary Long Guest: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/23·27m 38s

Deal or No Deal?

Regulators are taking a hard look at acquisitions for Adobe, MIcrosoft, and Amazon. And that might be a good thing for Adobe and Activision shareholders.  (00:21) Emily Flippen and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Why more rate hikes are on the way. - How housing’s impact on inflation probably won’t slow down any time soon. - Why Activision and Adobe shareholders might not want their company’s proposed acquisitions to go through.  (19:11) Deidre Woollard spoke with Atif Qadir, the founder of proptech company Commonplace, about how issues at regional banks affect real estate, and whether empty office space can really be turned into apartments.  (31:16) Emily and Matt break down two ideas on their radar: Spotify and Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF. Stocks discussed: ADBE, AMZN, IRBT, MSFT, ATVI, SPOT, SCHD Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Matt Argersinger, Deidre Woolard, Atif Qadir Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/23·39m 1s

Alibaba Shakes Things Up

Alibaba shuffles the deck as it heads towards spinning off its cloud division. (00:21) Bill Mann and Deidre Woollard discuss: - Alibaba’s leadership changes. - The difference between spin-offs and IPOs for Alibaba shareholders. - If Amazon makes it too hard to unsubscribe from Prime. (15:50)  Deidre Woollard and Ricky Mulvey cover what happens when a stock trades under $1. Companies discussed: BABA, AMZN, WE, NKLA, VCSA, APRN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Mann, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/23·27m 5s

EVs Get Supercharged

Rivian, Ford, and General Motors are all on-board to make cars that can use Tesla’s charging standard. But this collaboration won’t slow down the competition in electric vehicles any time soon.  (00:12) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Why Rivian, Ford, and General Motors are signing on to make cars work with Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS). - What’s behind Tesla’s 140% jump in shares so far in 2023 - Hyuandai’s $28B 10-year commitment to EVs and the Chinese government’s new $72B tax break program. NOTE: In the discussion, we accidentally refer to the combined charging standard as “CSS” instead of “CCS” (12:30) Ricky Mulvey caught up David Johnston, a vice president of asset protection and retail operations for the National Retail Federation to take a look inside retail crime syndicates and what's being done to stop them.   Companies discussed: TSLA, F, GM, LOW, TGT, HD, CVS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, David Johnston, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/23·27m 3s

PayPal's Growth Story

DraftKings wants to consolidate the sports betting market, but it still has a long road to profitability. (00:14) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss:-PayPal selling off more than $40 billion of buy now, pay later loans. -The payment processor's capital allocation strategy. -The DraftKings bid to buy a rival operator. -Why sports betting companies have a customer stickiness problem. Plus, (12:20) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp answer listener questions about 401(k)s, investing, and cash management. Companies/tickers mentioned: PYPL, KKR, AFRM, DKNG, TQQQ "Women Power Rule Breakers - A Sparks Conversation" event registration https://fool.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BbdTqNGmQXKbWOx_zlb7bw#/registration Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Nick Sciple, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/23·26m 34s

UFC Economics

You can’t be afraid to step on toes if you want to run a mixed martial arts promotion… or stomp on them. Michael Thomsen is the author of “Cage Kings: How an Unlikely Group of Moguls, Champions, and Hustlers Transformed the UFC into a $10 billion Industry”. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Thomsen to discuss: - The rise and transformation of the UFC - How president Dana White negotiates with fighters - What investors may want to know about the upcoming merger between WWE and the UFC Companies discussed: EDR, WWE Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Michael Thomsen Producer: Deidre Woollard Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/23·28m 54s

The Evolution of Urbanism

For the past century, cities have centered around work. What happens when that’s no longer the case?  Deidre Woollard and Matt Argersinger discuss: What downtowns might look like when they become more than just “containers for work” How different REITs are approaching the new commercial real estate landscape The promise and problems of “15-minute cities” Companies and REITs mentioned: CRM, ARE, WE, PEAK, DEA Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: Matt Argersinger Producers: Ricky Mulvey, Mary Long Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/23·25m 38s

The New Bull Market

Some are saying it’s a bull market, we’re calling it a giddy one.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss: - The latest inflation numbers and the Fed’s plan to “skip” a rate hike. - How a small group of companies are driving market returns, and why the rest could catch up.  - Why the market was hungry for shares of restaurant brand Cava. (19:11) Polina Pompliano shares some unconventional business advice and insights from her new book Hidden Genius: The secret ways of thinking that power the world's most successful people.   (35:13) Ron and Matt break down two stocks on their radar: Chevron and Burford Capital. Stocks discussed: CAVA, NDAQ, KR, ORCL, SPOT, SHOP, CVX, BUR Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Ron Gross, Polina Pompliano Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/23·39m 1s

Selling Secrets Across The Globe

A former Samsung executive allegedly stole plans in order to build a chip plant down the road from the existing factory. What could possibly go wrong? (00:15) Bill Mann and Deidre Woollard discuss: - The high value of getting a leg up on the competition in the semiconductor industry. - If companies can do anything to keep secrets from leaking out. - Why Alphabet’s adtech is attracting regulators’ attention. (13:53) Ricky Mulvey and Kirsten Guerra take a look at Vertex Pharmaceuticals and its role at the center of cystic fibrosis treatment. Companies discussed: GOOG, GOOGL,KO, VRTX, SSNLFHost: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Mann, Ricky Mulvey, Kirsten Guerra Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/23·26m 35s

Netflix’s Promising Next Act

Netflix’s is aiming to return to growth by cracking down on password sharing. (00:12) Jim Mueller and Dylan Lewis discuss: The encouraging data behind Netflix’s password crackdown and ad-supported membership.  Why it still might be a bit early to bank on those growth levers for Netflix. How Disney, Apple, Amazon are eying advertising, and how it could reshape streaming tv.  (14:45) Asit Sharma catches up with Sasan Goodarzi the CEO of Intuit to talk about how his company is using artificial intelligence to grow and Intuit's data advantage. Companies discussed: NFLX, AAPL, AMZN, DIS, INTU Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jim Mueller, Sasan Goodarzi, Asit Sharma Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/23·26m 6s

An Inflection Point for adidas

Inflation is slowing down. Is this what a soft landing looks like? (00:21) Motley Fool Senior Analyst Asit Sharma and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - Big macro takeaways from the latest inflation numbers. - How adidas is dealing with the fallout from discontinuing its Yeezy line. - If the apparel maker has balance sheet risk. Plus, (15:00) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp discuss the costs and benefits of working with a financial advisor.  Companies discussed: ADDYY, NKE Article discussed: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2023-05-25/adidas-s-yeezy-mess-has-been-a-billion-dollar-nightmare-for-the-business    Host: Ricky Mulvey  Guests: Asit Sharma, Robert Brokamp, Alison Southwick  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/23·28m 34s

Icahn Gets His Way

Carl Icahn gets what he was after as Illumina’s CEO steps down but what does this mean for the company’s potential big acquisition? (00:21) Jason Moser and Deidre Woollard discuss: - If Illumina’s CEO’s exit will impact the company’s moves to acquire Grail. - Carl Icahn’s history of activist investing. - Thoma Bravo’s success in buying companies and repackaging them for sale. (14:37) Ricky Mulvey interviews Anjay Nagpal, host of the podcast “Brokers, Bagmen, and Moles” about the curious history of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and its ramifications on today’s investing universe. Companies discussed: ILMN, IEP, NDAQ, MSFT, ATVI Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Ricky Mulvey, Anjay Nagpal Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/23·24m 36s

Are Banking Relationships Sticky?

When Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, $43 billion left its doors in one afternoon, or $1 million every second. How has the banking landscape changed since then? Motley Fool Senior Analyst Bill Mann caught up with Chip Mahan, CEO of Live Oak Bank. They discuss: - The breakdown of communication between regulators and Silicon Valley Bank - How Live Oak Bank is differentiating itself from larger institutions - Why traditional banks may face margin issues in the “not too distant future”  Companies discussed: LOB, JPM Host: Bill Mann Guest: Chip Mahan Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/06/23·21m 31s

“No One Will Ever Need a PC in Their Homes.”

A new technology won’t go far unless it solves a migraine-level problem.  Motley Fool Live’s “This Week in Tech” co-hosts Tim Beyers and Tim White discuss: - How investors can think about adoption lifecycles and tech investments - Where generative AI lands on the hype cycle - One key sign that a new product has “crossed the chasm” for widespread adoption - ChatGPT’s “nice to haves” Companies discussed: IT, AAPL, MDB, HUBS Host: Tim Beyers Guest: Tim White Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/23·30m 16s

Spatial Computing and Safety Deposit Boxes in the Sky

Will mixed reality win out over virtual reality? And is crypto a security?  (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Apple’s Vision Pro headset and the company’s new focus on spatial computing. - How the offering stacks up to Meta’s Quest products. - The SEC’s suit against Coinbase and Binance, and what it means for crypto. (19:11) Deidre Woollard speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter and author Katherine Clarke about the business of New York real estate and her new book Billionaire’s Row. (33:06) Jason and Ron discuss the PGA/LIV partnership and two stocks on their radar: Adobe and Oxford Industries.Stocks discussed: AAPL, META, COIN, DOCU, SFIX, TTN, MTN, ADBE, OXM Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Katherine Clarke, Deidre Woollard Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/23·39m 1s

Game over for GameStop’s CEO

GameStop’s CEO is out and Spotify is shaking up its podcast strategy. (00:20) Deidre Woollard and Bill Barker discuss: - Why the market isn’t quite certain about Ryan Cohen’s new role at GameStop. - If GameStop can move beyond meme status and find new growth. - Spotify’s layoff’s and what it signals about its strategic shift. (11:40) Asit Sharma talks to former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia on his new book The Datapreneurs, what Microsoft got wrong about the internet, and where AI could take us next. Companies discussed: MSFT, GME, SPOT, SNOW Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Asit Sharma, Bob Muglia Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/23·21m 29s

Mixed Signals From Real Estate and Regional Banks

The pressure on commercial real estate borrowers is amping up, but so is insider buying at the regional banks lending them money.  (00:15) Bill Mann and Dylan Lewis discuss: How rising rates and low occupancy rates continue to put pressure on interest-only commercial real estate borrowers. The follow-on effects that could hit regional banks. Why insiders at regional banks are buying up shares despite the pessimism.  (13:27) Ricky Mulvey talks with CNBC host Melissa Lee to talk about the new documentary "Making of the Meme King" and why founding a company is much different than turning one around.  Companies discussed: LOB, CHWY, GME, BBBY, BABA Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Ricky Mulvey, Melissa Lee Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/23·26m 40s

Apple's $3500 "Snowboard Goggles"

Some cryptocurrency platforms are finding it hard to allegedly operate an “unlicensed securities exchange in the USA, bro.” (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Nick Sciple discuss: - Apple’s Vision Pro Product, its biggest product launch in a decade. - How Apple's hardware strategy differs from Meta. - The Vision Pro’s possibilities and limitations. - The SEC’s complaint against Coinbase. Plus, (13:32) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp discuss how to plan for a healthier retirement. Companies discussed: AAPL, META, COIN Article discussed: https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-vision-pro-i-tried-the-new-mixed-reality-headset-f49a8811 Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Nick Sciple, Robert Brokamp, Alison Southwick Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/23·23m 39s

AI Is Not A Person

The Directors Guild’s deal shows just how much the entertainment industry sees AI as a theat. (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - What a potential Directors Guild deal means for entertainment. - The challenges facing streamers as they look for more ways to profit from content. - Whether or not Apple can take headsets out of their gaming niche. (16:36) A simple pack of casino playing cards leads Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma on an exploration of how old products can become new again. Companies discussed: SNPS, META, AAPL, NFLX,DIS,WBD, PARA Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Jason Moser, Asit Sharma Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/23·28m 2s

Who Controls the Magnets?

If you didn’t have a reliable supply of electricity, what would you do to secure it? Robert Bryce is the author of “A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations” and the writer of an eponymous Substack. Motley Fool Senior Analyst Nick Sciple caught up with Bryce to discuss:  - Why more countries are turning to coal - The challenges of building a reliable green energy grid - The resurgence of interest in nuclear energy - Supply chain issues for electric car batteries  Company mentioned: SMR Host: Nick Sciple Guest: Robert Bryce Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/06/23·31m 37s

A Sea Change in Space Exploration

Low Earth orbit now has some real estate problems.  Deidre Woollard caught up with Ashlee Vance, author of “When the Heavens Went on Sale: The Misfits and Geniuses Racing to Put Space Within Reach.” They discuss:  - The new business opportunity in clearing space junk - How a self-taught engineer created a commercially successful rocket company - The massive trade-offs that space companies make by going public Companies discussed: RKLB, SPCE Host: Deidre Woollard  Guest: Ashlee Vance Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/23·25m 7s

Consumer Spending is Tightening Up… Kind Of

Americans are thinking twice before pulling out their wallets, but it’s not affecting retailers equally.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Emily Flippen discuss: - The debt ceiling resolution, and updates on employment and consumer debt. - Why Chewy and Five Below continue to see strong results while other retailers are seeing consumer spending slow down. -  The numbers behind MongoDB’s blowout earnings release. (19:11) Scott Kassing talks through three high-conviction stock ideas with Sandhill Investment Management’s Richard Ryskalczyk. (32:49) Emily and Ron discuss Lululemon’s strong earnings report and two stocks on their radar: Compass Minerals and Veeva Systems. Stocks discussed: M, CHWY, FIVE, DG, MDB, LULU, CMP, VEEV Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, Richard Ryskalczyk, Scott Kassing Engineer: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/23·39m 1s

Is AI Taking Tech To The Top?

With the Nasdaq up nearly 6% in May, tech seems to be soaring. Will earnings from CrowdStrike and Salesforce add to the AI hype? (00:21) Tim Beyers discusses: - If happy days are here again for the world of tech. - Why the market might be missing the greatness in CrowdStrike’s earnings. - How Marc Benioff found religion when it comes to cutting costs at Salesforce. (19:29) The war on cash is evolving. Jason Moser explains how the financial times keep changing and what it means for fintech. Companies discussed: CRWD, CRM, AAPL, MA, SQ, PYPL, V Host: Deidre Woollard Guests:Tim Beyers, Jason Moser, Alex Friedman Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/23·33m 3s

The House’s Cut is Going Up

It’s tough facing the house, whether you’re playing it or trying to pay for one. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: The latest housing data, showing high rates are affecting mortgage and refinance applications. The broader economic strength we’re continuing to see in spite of high rates How Las Vegas strip operators are tweaking their businesses to grow.  (12:22) Dana Corl and Keith Speights talk about big pharma’s focus on the weight-loss space.  Companies discussed: MGM, CZR, LLY, NVO, WW Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Dana Corl, Keith Speights Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/23·20m 34s

Debt Ceiling Drama, AI's Peak, and Expired Coffee

What kind of day has it been? (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - The stock market reacting positively (or not) to the latest narrative around the debt ceiling debate - Nvidia's new all-time high and why we haven't reached "peak AI" yet - Listener feedback over the years and the concept of "playing to the back of the room" - A surprise guest (via audio) (20:28) Chris Hill wraps up his final episode hosting the show a salute to The Motley Fool's history and founders, the self-driven mentality of the audience, and advice from the late musician Kevin Gilbert. Companies discussed: NVDA Host: Chris Hill Guest: Bill Barker Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/23·27m 57s

Peter Zeihan on China, Apple, and Europe

Who has the upper hand when Apple’s CEO walks into a room with the President of the People’s Republic of China? Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist and the author of “The End of the World is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization.” Bill Mann caught up with Zeihan to discuss: - Why Apple is diversifying production away from China - What an aging population means for the United States economy - Why de-dollarization is less likely than many think Company discussed: APPL Host: Bill Mann Guest: Peter Zeihan Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/23·26m 45s

Apropos of Something

Chris Hill loves coffee, curiosity, and people. To celebrate his run as the host of Motley Fool Money, Mary Long rounded up a few Fools to talk about what they’ve learned from Chris as an investor, colleague, and friend. They discuss: Why it pays dividends to ask good questions Why timing matters in the studio, but not so much in the market The importance of investing in people Companies mentioned: SBUX, V, MA, PYPL, SQ Host: Mary Long Guests: Ron Gross, Steve Broido, Alison Southwick, Bill Mann, Mac Greer, Bill Barker, Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Chris Harris, Dan Boyd Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/23·26m 32s

Big Tech's Banner 2023 Continues

Tech is leading the market higher in 2023, but a few giants are doing the heavy lifting. (00:21) Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss: - Nvidia's AI-fueled earnings report and the company's historic pop. - Intuit's latest results and how proposed IRS free-file software could affect the company. - Zoom's post-pandemic slump - The signs retailers are fixing inventory problems, but high-end merchandise still isn't selling. (19:11) Motley Fool contributor Lou Whiteman talks with former United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz about his approach to turning the airline around, dealing with personal setbacks, and the lessons in leadership from his book “Turnaround Time.” (34:14) Matt and Jason discuss Netflix's $7.99/month solution to password sharing and two stocks on their radar: Salesforce and Invitation Homes. Stocks discussed: NVDA, INTU, ZM, WSM, ULTA, COST, SPG, URBN, GPS, CRM, INVH Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Oscar Munoz, Lou Whiteman Engineer: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/23·39m 1s

Nvidia Booms

The graphics processing maker became $200 billion more valuable in a single day. (00:21) Jim Gillies and Ricky Mulvey discuss:  - Nvidia’s blockbuster quarter and valuation questions to consider.  - The history of tech cycles and lessons for investors.  - If Best Buy needs sales growth to reward shareholders. Plus, (16:21) Tim Beyers and Meilin Quinn interview Digital Ocean CEO Yancey Spruill about how the cloud service provider differentiates itself from competitors like Microsoft and Amazon. Companies discussed: NVDA, BBY, QCOM, CSCO, INTC, MSFT, DOCN, AMZN Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jim Gillies, Yancey Spruill, Meilin Quinn, Tim Beyers Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton Stock Advisor Roundtable podcast: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0RhY5qYNv1l2AyS4g8LV1d?si=ded6d6d1cdda46cb Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/23·27m 16s

The Chip War’s Next Chapter

Tech tensions between the U.S. and China continue to heat up. Micron is stuck in the middle and Apple looks to future-proof its supply chain.  [00:21] Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: China’s ban on Micron chips for companies working on key infrastructure projects. Apple’s multibillion dollar deal with Broadcom and the company’s increased investment in U.S. manufacturing and supply chain. How investors should be looking at the tech hardware companies in their portfolio. [13:57] Deidre Woollard talks with Yanely Espinal, author of "Mind Your Money," about the unique challenges that immigrant families face while saving for retirement and the dangerous appeal of "Buy Now Pay Later." Companies discussed: MU, AAPL, AVGO, BRK Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Yanely Espinal Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Austin Morgan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/23·28m 46s

Is Zoom Still A Growth Stock?

Zoom’s quarter showed that it’s no longer growing at its pre-pandemic levels. Can it move beyond video chat? (0:21) Bill Barker discusses: - Zoom’s growth trajectory - Where Zoom’s revenue might come from next - Are Lowe’s and Home Depot too similar? (14:02) Social Security reform has been back in the news lately. Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp break down the myth-conceptions that surround Social Security. Companies discussed: ZM, MSFT, HD, LOW, DKS, AMZN Host: Deidre Woollard Guests: Bill Barker, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/23·22m 27s

The Next Chipotle or the Next Sweetgreen?

Mediterranean restaurant chain Cava has filed for an IPO later this year. Will investors be as satisfied as Cava’s customers? (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - The growth of Cava and the company’s plans for capital raised during the IPO - How Cava could end up as the next Chipotle (or not) - What another big week of retail earnings portends (12:43) A lot of companies are talking about artificial intelligence on their conference calls this earnings season. Ricky Mulvey talks with Motley Fool analyst Meilin Quinn about a business that may be getting a genuine tailwind from AI. Companies discussed: CMG, SG, COST, LOW, BBY, HD, WMT, TGT, CHGG, DUOL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Meilin Quinn Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/23·25m 43s

AI is Much More than ChatGPT

An artificial intelligence program could soon create a digital version of yourself. So, what are the implications when that’s possible? Rob LoCascio is the founder and CEO of LivePerson, a company that develops conversational commerce and AI software. Ricky Mulvey caught up with LoCascio to discuss: - How artificial intelligence will change how you interact with brands - Starboard Value’s campaign to change LivePerson’s board and CEO - The unlocks that quantum computing could provide tech companies - What natural language processing programs are revealing about interspecies communication Companies mentioned: LPSN, GOOG, GOOGL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Rob LoCascio Engineer: Rick Engdahl Production Assist: Dana Corl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/05/23·29m 28s

Managing Cash Amid High Inflation

The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates 10 times since 2022. But you probably wouldn’t notice those hikes in a traditional savings account. Dylan Lewis caught up with Robert Brokamp to discuss: - How banks benefit from your inertia, and how that costs you - Ideas for managing cash for the next few weeks, months, and years - Money market funds paying more than 4%, and the caveats to understand before utilizing those accounts - Who can benefit from I Bonds and less-liquid savings vehicles Website mentioned: https://www.fool.com/the-ascent/ Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/23·20m 38s

Big Retail, Apple, and the Fight for "Taco Tuesday"

As reports of Apple's next device surfaced, major retailers highlighted the week's earnings. (0:21) Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss: - Walmart's grocery division (once again) doing the heavy lifting in its latest results - Reports that Apple will unveil a $3,000 device at its developer conference in early June - Netflix impressing advertisers and Wall Street - The latest from Home Depot, Target, Foot Locker, and Deere (19:11) Scott Phillips, chief investment officer at Motley Fool Australia, shares the current state of play for investors Down Under, Australian stocks to watch, and predictions for this year's Rugby World Cup. (30:28) Ron and Jason discuss Taco Bell fighting to free the phrase "Taco Tuesday" from its current trademark holder and share two stocks on their radar: Owens Corning and Lowe's. Stocks discussed: WMT, HD, TGT, FL, AAPL, MSFT, DE, NFLX, DIS, TTD, ASX, AMZN, MDB, GOOG, GOOGL, TEAM, TNE, YUM, LOW, OC Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Ron Gross, Scott Phillips Engineer: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/23·39m 1s

TikTok's 1st Ban

Is Montana's move against TikTok a speed bump or the start of a trend? (00:21) Bill Mann discusses: - How Snap, Meta Platforms, and Alphabet are watching the latest act in the TikTok drama - Shares of Bath & Body Works popping 10% on its latest earnings report - Names for scented candles (14:15) As the retail landscape continues to evolve, Motley Fool contributor Rachel Warren talks with Anjee Solanki, Director of Retail Services at Colliers, about one category that's holding its own. Companies discussed: META, GOOG, GOOGL, SNAP, BBWI, DG, ELF, ULTA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Matt, Rachel Warren, Anjee Solanki Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/23·22m 28s

Short-Seller vs Prize Fighter

What happens when a short-seller collides with an activist investor? (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - Target's 1st-quarter results beating expectations - CEO Brian Cornell's comments about organized (and violent) retail theft - Retail sales rising in April (11:15) Dylan Lewis and Bill Mann discuss Hindenburg Research's report on Icahn Enterprises, raising questions about the conglomerate's accounting practices and its dividend. Companies discussed: TGT, HD, IEP Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Dylan Lewis, Bill Mann Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/23·25m 6s

Buffett's Latest Buys (and Sells)

Late Monday Berkshire-Hathaway filed a 13-F with the SEC, so we're taking a closer look at what they've been buying and selling. (00:21) Jim Gillies discusses: - Home Depot's lackluster 1st-quarter results masking an otherwise strong business - Capital One getting a boost from the Oracle of Omaha - The surprising energy stock the Berkshire Hathaway team took a stake in (19:15) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp dip into the mailbag to answer your questions about investing, retirement, and more. Companies discussed: HD, BRK.A, BRK.B, COP, USB, BK, TSM, RH, BAC, OXY, AAPL, HPQ, ATVI, VTS Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jim Gillies, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/23·33m 16s

Time To Buy Golf Stocks?

Sometimes you need to stop thinking, let things happen, and be the ball. (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - EU regulators approving Microsoft's deal to buy Activision Blizzard (but investors being skeptical) - Peloton recalling more than 2 million exercise bikes - Why he's keeping a close eye on Home Depot's earnings report on Tuesday (13:00) Nick Sciple joins Jason to discuss the business of golf and analyze two publicly-traded golf companies. Companies discussed: MSFT, ATVI, SONY, PTON, HD, WMT, TJX, TGT, MODG, GOLF Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Nick Sciple Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/23·28m 33s

Making Cash vs Preserving Money

If you like to tinker with your investments, then it’s tough to beat the market over a long period of time. John M. Jennings is the president of St. Louis Trust & Family Office, a Professor at Washington University’s Olin Business School, and the author of “The Uncertainty Solution: How to Invest with Confidence in the Face of the Unknown.” Deidre Woollard caught up with Jennings to discuss: - Why the improbable happens all the time - 1 key attribute that some of the best-performing stocks have in common - And the business advantage that “fast followers” have over pioneers    Companies mentioned: SCHW, TJX, APPL, HUM, SHW Host: Deidre Woollard Guest: John M. Jennings Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/23·25m 39s

Foolish Advice for College Grads

Congratulations on finishing up college! So what are you going to do now?   Mary Long caught up with four Fools to get some actionable advice for new college grads. They discuss:  - What to do when you get your first paycheck. - How risk-averse grads can get in the stock market. - Preparing your finances for job hopping.  - The difference between being a Rule Breaker and a Bridge Burner.  Stocks, ETFs mentioned: SPY, QQQ, BRK.B Host: Mary Long Guests: Ron Gross, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, David Gardner Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/23·22m 36s

Alphabet's Event Serves Notice To Wall St.

At its annual developers conference, Google's parent company reminded everyone how it got to be one of the most dominant businesses in America. (0:21) Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross discuss: - The latest inflation data and the current state of play for investors - Skepticism around the near-term future of Airbnb sending the stock lower - Alphabet shares rising 10% after the company unveiled new devices and AI-enhanced software - The latest from Disney, Roblox, JD.com, and PayPal (19:11) Ross Anderson, co-founder of Craftwork Capital and co-host of the "Check Your Balances" podcast, shares the most common question he's getting from clients, advice for college graduates, and the economic data he's watching most closely. (31:50) Matt and Andy answer a mailbag question about portfolio strategy, discuss The Cheesecake Factory's new rewards program, and share two stocks on their radar: A.O. Smith and Deere. Got a question about stocks? Email podcasts@fool.com You can find the "Check Your Balances" show on your favorite podcast app, including Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/check-your-balances/id1551991071 Stocks discussed: ABNB, DIS, RBLX, JD, PYPL, GOOG, GOOGL, CAKE, AOS, DE Host: Chris Hill Guests: Matt Argersinger, Andy Cross, Ross Anderson Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/23·39m 1s

Money Advice from Moms

Spending, investing, dealing with debt...moms have seen it all. (00:21) Tim Beyers discusses: - Disney shares falling after a lackluster 2nd-quarter report - The fate of Hulu - Why The Trade Desk is an attractive business (with a richly-valued share price) (11:17) Mother's Day is on Sunday! To celebrate, Lysha Fuentes, Jim Mueller, Anand Chokkavelu, and Jim Gillies share money lessons they got from their moms. Got a question about personal finance? Email podcasts@fool.com and your question might get used in next week's mailbag segment! Companies discussed: DIS, CMCSA, TTD Host: Chris Hill Guests: Tim Beyers, Lysha Fuentes, Jim Mueller, Anand Chokkavelu, Jim Gillies Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/23·21m 23s

Writers Strike & The Future of Streaming

The last writers strike lasted 100 days. How long will this one last and what will it mean for entertainment businesses? (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - The latest inflation data putting a smile on Wall Street's face - Pricing data for gasoline and bacon - Axon Enterprise succeeding despite today's stock drop (8:48) What will the writers strike mean for streaming businesses? Dana Corl talks with Vulture television critic Jen Chaney about why the writers are striking and the ripple effects for companies like Netflix and Disney. Companies discussed: AXON, WBD, NFLX, DIS Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Dana Corl, Jen Chaney Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/23·18m 45s

Guidance Trumps Results...Again

Sometimes it really doesn't matter if your quarterly profits were higher than Wall Street was expecting. (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - Shares of PayPal falling close to a 5-year low after guidance for the current quarter was low - How PayPal's CEO search is affecting shareholders - Under Armour's continued struggles and less-than-impressive record of share buybacks (14:40) If college tuition payments are in your future, are you ready? Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp talk with Megan Brinsfield of Motley Fool Wealth Management about different scenarios for paying for college. Companies discussed: PYPL, UA, UAA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Megan Brinsfield Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Motley Fool Wealth Management (“MWFM”) is an SEC registered investment adviser. MWFM, an affiliate of The Motley Fool LLC (“TMF”) is a separate legal entity, and all financial planning and discretionary asset management services for our clients are made independently by the financial planners and asset managers at MFWM. No TMF analysts are involved in the investment decision making or daily operations of MFWM. MFWM does not attempt to track any TMF services. All investments involve risk, including loss of principal. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Certain statements may be deemed forward-looking. There is not guarantee that these projections or forward-looking statements will come to fruition. This discussion is for informational and illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice or recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/23·24m 10s

Buffett on Apple, Banks, and Value Investing

When Warren Buffett speaks, investors and Wall Street tend to listen. (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Berkshire Hathaway's 1st-quarter results and highlights from the annual meeting - Buffett's comments about Apple and the banking industry - Charlie Munger's warning about over-diversification (9:51) In a segment that originated in the Motley Fool Live videostream, Jim Gillies shares observations from his trip to Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting with Nick Sciple and Deidre Woollard. The three discuss whether value investing is actually harder for Buffett and Munger than it is for average investors. Companies discussed: BRK.A, BRK.B, AAPL, TSE: HCG Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Nick Sciple, Jim Gillies, Deidre Woollard Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/23·21m 30s

The Power of Optionality

The pessimist believes that setbacks become one’s identity. The optimist believes something else.  Kevin Kelly is the founding executive editor of “Wired” magazine and the author of “Excellent Advice for Living: Wisdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier.” Motley Fool co-founder and Chief Rule Breaker David Gardner caught up with Kelly to discuss:  - The power of compounding in your finances and personal relationships.  - ChatGPT and the origins of hacking.  - Why investors should be unafraid of losing.  Today’s conversation comes from a recent episode of David’s weekly podcast, Rule Breaker Investing. To hear the entire show, click here: https://www.fool.com/podcasts/rule-breaker-investing/2023-05-03-excellent-advice-for-living-with  Company discussed: AMZN Host: David Gardner Guest: Kevin Kelly Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/23·31m 0s

2 High-Growth Companies to Watch

Just because a stock is down 50% doesn’t mean that the business is broken. (Or does it?) Ricky Mulvey caught up with Motley Fool Senior Analyst Yasser El-Shimy to talk about some higher growth companies whose stocks have taken a hit. They discuss:  - How investors can approach growth stocks with a venture capital lens. - Profitability questions for a streaming data company. - A second look at a space company that went public via SPAC. Companies discussed: CFLT, LMT, SPCE, RKLB Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Yasser El-Shimy Engineer: Tim Sparks Production Assist: Alex Friedman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/23·24m 36s

Apple's Approaching $3T

The biggest company in American led a packed week of earnings and macro data. (0:21) Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss: - The Fed's latest rate hike, April's jobs report, and the latest banking drama - Apple's surprising 2nd-quarter results and $90 billion share buyback plan - Shopify shares rising 25% due to multiple company announcements - The latest from Marriott, Booking Holdings, and Starbucks (19:11) Andy and Ron continue their analysis, with a focus on: - Mercadolibre's continued growth and impressive runway - Warner Bros. Discovery posting a 1st-quarter profit in its streaming division - The latest from Uber, Lyft, Atlassian, and Johnson & Johnson - Two stocks on their radar: Nice and Oxford Industries Stocks discussed: JPM, PACW, WAL, FHN, AAPL, MAR, BKNG, SBUX, SHOP, UBER, LYFT, TEAM, JNJ, KVUE, MELI, WBD, NFLX, PARA, DIS, CMCSA, BRK, OXM, NICE Host: Chris Hill Guests: Andy Cross, Ron Gross Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/23·39m 1s

Burgers > Exercise

For one day in the stock market, investors voted with their stomachs. (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - The Federal Reserve meeting expectations - Paramount Global slashing its dividend 80% - Peloton struggling with its turnaround - Shake Shack posting higher revenue in the 1st quarter - Potential names for Darden Restaurants newest franchise (16:29) Ricky Mulvey talks with Motley Fool senior analyst (and Star Wars superfan) Jim Gillies about Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm and ways to improve the franchise. Companies discussed: PARA, PTON, SHAK, DRI, DIS, FNKO Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Jim Gillies Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/23·29m 38s

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting Preview

Investing’s biggest weekend is almost here. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma discuss:  - Johnson & Johnson’s spin-off of its consumer health company, Kenvue.  - If Darden Restaurants is getting a good deal on its acquisition of Ruth’s Hospitality Group.  - Yum! Brands quarter, and what it says about the global economy. (12:42) Deidre Woollard and Matt Frankel look ahead to Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting, taking place this weekend.   Companies discussed: JNJ, KVUE, PG, RUTH, DRI, YUM, BRK.A, BRK.B, RDFN, OXY, CVX, AAPL  Host: Ricky Mulvey  Guests: Asit Sharma, Deidre Woollard, Matt Frankel  Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/23·23m 3s

The "New Normal" in Silicon Valley

As loans get more expensive, what are the ripple effects for start-up companies in the tech industry? (00:21) Bill Mann discusses: - Uber's 1st-quarter results and CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's declaration of profitability in 2023 - Pfizer's results beating expectations despite demand for its Covid vaccine is falling - Why he's more interested in the Federal Reserve on Wednesday than the jobs report on Friday (10:49) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp continue their conversation with Bill Mann about how the "new normal" is affecting the tech industry in Silicon Valley. Investments discussed: UBER, PFE, MRK, AAPL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/23·23m 36s

Another Bank Seized & Sold

Three of the four largest bank failures in U.S. history have happened in the past two months. (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - Regulators seizing First Republic Bank and selling it to JP Morgan Chase - CEO Jamie Dimon's comments about the state of play in banking - Norwegian Cruise Line beating low expectations in the 1st quarter - A plot point in last night's episode of "Succession" (15:16) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp continue their conversation with Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann about the "new normal" of investing in China. Investments discussed: JPM, NCLH, CCL, DIS, PG, AAPL, BABA, VTI, VWO, FRDM Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Bill Mann Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/23·25m 16s

Private Equity’s Opaque World

If you want to maximize the value of your home for decades, you might update the kitchen. But if your time frame is one week, then you might burn down the house. Brendan Ballou is a federal prosecutor and special counsel at the Department of Justice, where he led the antitrust division’s work on private equity. He's also authored a new book, “Plunder, Private Equity’s Plan to Pillage America.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with him to talk about: - The techniques many private equity companies use to generate short-term returns - A key misunderstanding about the fall of in-person retailers - Private equity’s impact on medical billing, bakeries, and insurance Companies discussed: CG, KKR, BX Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Brendan Ballou Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/23·27m 41s

Investing Lessons from “Succession”

You can’t buy shares of Waystar RoyCo, but investors can still find helpful takeaways from the award-winning HBO series and the fictional company’s leadership. Ricky Mulvey talks with Motley Fool senior analyst Jim Gillies about: - Whether CEO succession plans are worth investor attention - “Succession” storylines that rhyme with real ones - Questions about Berkshire Hathaway’s next stage - One bold prediction about the end of “Succession” SPOILER ALERT: This episode discusses plot points for “Succession” through season 4 , episode 5. Companies discussed: WAYA, GOJO, BRK.A, BRK.B, DIS, AAPL, LMVUY, GE Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Jim Gillies Production Assist: Mark Underwood Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/23·28m 52s

Big Tech, Big Payments, Big Burrito

A huge week for earnings reveals a theme for investors: bigger is better (0:21) Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss: - Amazon's 1st-quarter revenue impressed but questions remain about AWS - Alphabet's $70 billion share buyback plan (and 1st-quarter results) - Visa and Mastercard beating Wall Street's expectations and providing insight into consumer spending - The latest from Microsoft, Meta Platforms, and Chipotle (19:11) Motley Fool senior analyst Tim Beyers talks with Jay Chaudhry, CEO of the cloud cybersecurity company Zscaler, about "zero trust" security, under-the-radar threats, and Zscaler's growing opportunity in federal government contracting. (31:17) Matt and Jason share thoughts on UPS, advice for NFL draftees, and two stocks on their radar: Activision Blizzard and Cloudflare. Stocks discussed: MSFT, AMZN, GOOG, META, V, MA, CMG, ZS, UPS, ATVI, NET Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Tim Beyers, Jay Chaudhry Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/23·39m 1s

Meta's Big Pop, Google's New Threat

For the first time in a while, Facebook's parent company gave shareholders reason to smile. (00:21) Bill Mann discusses: - Meta Platforms starting the fiscal year with a bang - The Reality Labs division posting an operating loss of (gulp) $4 billion - The current state of regional banks and the magic word he's seeing appear in the financial media (14:25) How much of a threat is ChatGPT to Google's business? In this excerpt from the most recent episode of the Stock Advisor Roundtable podcast, Brian Stoffel talks with artificial intelligence expert Hamza Lebbar and Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner.  To hear the entire new episode of Stock Advisor Roundtable, click here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6MWIz55NW99Av1l7w9FrXU?si=05100b2801f84f63&nd=1 Companies discussed: META, GOOG, GOOGL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Brian Stoffel, Hamza Lebbar, Tom Gardner Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/23·21m 14s

Microsoft-Activision Deal Blocked. Now What?

How hard will Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard fight to appeal the decision by UK regulators? (00:21) Bill Barker discusses: - Microsoft's strong 3rd-quarter results being overshadowed - The $3 billion breakup fee Microsoft is now likely to have to pay - Chipotle shares hitting a new all-time high after 1st-quarter profits were much higher than Wall Street was expecting (15:48) As businesses look to cut costs, what does that mean for cloud spending? Tim Beyers and Tim White take a closer look at Amazon Web Services. Companies discussed: MSFT, ATVI, SONY, NTDOY, CMG, AMZN, DDOG, ORCL, IBM Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Barker, Tim Beyers, Tim White Producer: Ricky Mulvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/23·26m 50s

1 New Low, 1 New High

First Republic Bank and Pepsi are very different businesses with stocks moving in very different directions. (00:21) Jim Gillies discusses: - First Republic Bank shares plummeting after terrible quarterly results and a surprisingly brief conference call - Medpace Holdings crushing their 1st-quarter report and (once again) winning the guidance game - Pepsi's stock hitting an all-time high after snacks fueled Q1 results (16:03) Bill Mann joins Alison Southwick and Prof. Robert Brokamp to talk about the "new normal" of hybrid work. Companies discussed: FRC, MEDP, PEP Check out the newest episode of our premium podcast, Stock Advisor Roundtable! https://open.spotify.com/episode/6MWIz55NW99Av1l7w9FrXU?si=05100b2801f84f63&nd=1 Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jim Gillies, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Bill Mann Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/23·27m 14s

"It's a landscape in chaos right now."

Streaming video was an industry in flux even before this weekend's surprise news. (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Ripple effects for Peacock in the wake of NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell resigning - Disney, and the fate of NBCUniversal's minority stake in Hulu - Johnson & Johnson aiming to raise $3.5 billion in the IPO spinoff of its consumer healthcare division (11:31) Nick Sciple continues his conversation with anonymous Substack writer Doomberg about Tesla's plans for the future and investing for energy pinch points. Companies discussed: CMCSA, DIS, JNJ, TSLA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Nick Sciple, Doomberg Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/23·26m 30s

Doomberg on EU's Energy Crisis, Coal’s Future, and Nuclear Power

If a country can’t get natural gas to power its needs, where does it turn next? Doomberg is an anonymous team of energy writers working on the number one financial publication on Substack. Motley Fool Senior Analyst Nick Sciple caught up with Doomberg to discuss:  - Tradeoffs made during Europe’s energy crisis - A durable shift for coal demand - Countries shutting down (and investing in) nuclear energy - An energy storyline that “many analysts are underestimating”   Company mentioned: PXD Host: Nick Sciple Guest: Doomberg Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/23·28m 11s

Boring Companies, Exciting Returns

“A company that does boring things is almost as good as a company that has a boring name, and both together is terrific.” --- Peter Lynch  Sierra Baldwin and Motley Fool Senior Analyst Sanmeet Deo discuss: - Boring, but effective ways to invest - ETFs that can build a portfolio - 1 key metric for investors to watch - The businesses of potato processing, car auctions, and paint manufacturing Companies and ETFs discussed: SPY, VTI, VT, CPRT, LW, SHW, PTON Host: Sierra Baldwin Guest: Sanmeet Deo Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/23·19m 22s

Netflix, Tesla, China's Growing Auto Industry, and Apple's Rise in India

As earnings season heats up in the U.S., investors had good reasons to keep their eyes on China and India. (0:21) Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss: - Tesla's challenge with margin pressure - Intuitive Surgical's stock rising on strong 1st-quarter results and guidance - American Express continuing to catch on with Millennials and Gen Z - Shares of D.R. Horton, America's largest homebuilder, hitting a new all-time high - The latest from Netflix, P&G, Johnson & Johnson, and Lululemon (19:11) Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann discusses China's rise as an automotive exporter, Apple's growing presence in India, and why he's keeping an eye on mining companies in Brazil. (33:17) Andy and Jason discuss the growing business of tiny snacks and share two stocks on their radar: Tractor Supply and Amazon. Stocks discussed: NFLX, TSLA, ISRG, PG, AXP, JNJ, DHI, LULU, AAPL, GIS, TWNK, PEP, TSCO, AMZN Host: Chris Hill Guests: Andy Cross, Jason Moser, Bill Mann Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/23·39m 1s

Another SPAC Bites The Dust

Buzzfeed was in a rough spot even before the ad market softened. (00:21) Dylan Lewis discusses: - The shuttering of Buzzfeed News, the award-winning journalism part of Buzzfeed's business - What the ripple effects are for all investors (not just Buzzfeed shareholders) - Why he's looking forward to hearing from Meta Platforms' management this earnings season (10:55) Dylan talks with Bill Mann about Softbank's early investment in Alibaba and the takeaway for investors. Companies discussed: BZFD, META, BABA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Dylan Lewis, Bill Mann Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/23·22m 49s

Monster Beverage = Monster Stock

What does it take to deliver huge returns over a two-decade time frame? (00:21) Tim Beyers discusses: - Netflix's 1st-quarter results - Why he believes the new ad-tier model is off to a strong start - What Ted Sarandos said on the call that many investors may have missed - The shuttering of DVD.com (13:33) Ricky Mulvey and Asit Sharma take a closer look at Monster Beverage, its eye-popping returns so far this century, and where it could go from here. Companies discussed: NFLX, MNST, ODFL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/23·27m 12s

"It's the vanilla ice cream of the banking sector."

Now that all of the Big Banks have reported earnings, what stands out? (00:21) Bill Mann discusses: - Warren Buffett's recent comments about holding Bank of America - CEO Brian Moynihan's persistence - Johnson & Johnson's dividend hike and guidance boost - Nvidia's unsurprising pricing power (11:14) Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick answer your questions about mortgages, recessions, and employee stock options. Companies discussed: BAC, JNJ, PG, NVDA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/23·26m 39s

Advice to a Young(er) Investor

What do you wish you knew when you were just starting out investing? (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Roblox sharing its last batch of monthly metrics - Why the company still has a "glass half-full valuation" - Thoughts for a relatively new investor with decades of investing ahead (16:43) Asit Sharma talks with Bill Burns, CEO of Zebra Technologies, about the business of barcodes and robots in fulfillment centers. Got a question about stocks? Want to tell us about a stock you bought recently? Email podcasts@fool.com Companies discussed: RBLX, ZBRA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Asit Sharma, Bill Burns Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/23·26m 33s

Ramit Sethi on Spending, Renting, and Financial Misconceptions

Money is often thought of on a transactional or restrictive basis. But, what if it could be a source of joy? Ramit Sethi is a best-selling author and the host of the Netflix series “How to Get Rich.” Alex Friedman caught up with him to discuss: - The source of most financial conflicts in couples - Renting vs. Buying - Building the skill of spending money Host: Alex Friedman Guest: Ramit Sethi Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/23·25m 12s

4 Monopolies Trading at Reasonable Prices

Investing doesn’t have to be complicated. Buy a business with a wide moat and hold it for a really long time. Mary Long talks with Ron Gross about: - How to tell if a business is a monopoly - Laser-focused companies that have fended off competition - Monopolies in railroads, trash, and surgical robots Companies discussed: MSFT, WDFC, META, GOOG, GOOGL, DUK, UNP, WM Host: Mary Long Guest: Ron Gross Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/23·27m 51s

Improving Inflation, Earnings Kickoff, and "Walmart Envy"

Investors cheered the steadily improving inflation story. (0:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - How the current macro environment is what the Fed was aiming for - JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo starting earnings season in a strong way - Boeing's latest production challenge - Key takeaways from Andy Jassy's shareholder letter - Warner Bros Discovery's confusing rebrand of HBO Max (19:11) Motley Fool senior analyst Tim Beyers weighs in on how board games and video games are finding success on the big screen, the future of movie theaters, and why "YouTube has an uncommon amount of power right now." (33:47) Jason and Matt share two stocks on their radar: Airbnb and T. Rowe Price. The new episode of Stock Advisor Roundtable, our premium podcast, is available exclusively on Spotify! For more details go to Roundtable.Fool.com. Stocks discussed: JPM, WFC, BA, AMZN, WMT, WBD, HAS, DIS, NFLX, AAPL, CMCSA, GOOG, GOOGL, ABNB, TROW Host: Chris Hill Guests: Matt Argersinger, Jason Moser, Tim Beyers Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/23·39m 1s

Why Did You Buy That Stock?

We asked the audience about recent stock purchases and they did not disappoint! (00:21) Asit Sharma discusses: - Delta Air Lines' 1st-quarter results - Why Delta CEO Ed Bastian is not worried about consumer spending - Highlights from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy's annual letter to shareholders (12:29) What's a stock you've bought recently and why did you buy it? Ricky Mulvey and Jason Moser dig through some of what our listeners have been buying and discover companies with moats and one short of a teddy bear business. Got a question about stocks? Want to tell us about a stock you bought recently? Email podcasts@fool.com Companies discussed: DAL, AMZN, SCHW, OM, NKE, ASMLF, BOC, BBW Host: Chris Hill Guests: Asit Sharma, Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/23·26m 49s

The Public Company Hiding In Plain Sight

You might be familiar with some of the brands, but the company's name is probably not on your radar. (00:21) Jim Gillies discusses: - MTY Food Group's 1st-quarter results and why the restaurant franchisor is one of his long-term holdings - The math behind MTY's success - Why he's most curious about Medpace Holdings reporting earnings in late April (17:45) Most businesses are paying their rent on time, but what happens when they want to renegotiate their leases? Ricky Mulvey talks with Deidre Woollard about the "Wall Of Debt" that's coming due and some more promising sectors in real estate for investors to keep an eye on. Companies discussed: MTY, MTYFF, MEDP, SBNY Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jim Gillies, Deidre Woollard Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/23·28m 25s

1 Key Metric for Earnings Season

If the upcoming earnings season tells us anything, it will be which companies are getting better (or worse) at managing their inventory. (00:21) Bill Mann discusses: - CarMax ending its fiscal year on a positive note - The "tell" within CarMax's earnings report - Why he's paying close attention to inventory levels (11:23) It's Tax Season! Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick examine the tax filing process and discuss one company benefitting from it. Companies discussed: KMX, INTU Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Dep. Insp. Gen. Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/23·20m 38s

A Bull Case for Walmart

Earnings season kicks off on Friday. What should investors be watching? (00:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Key takeaways from Walmart's investor day event - Why the retailer is an underrated capital allocator - Investing observations from spring break - What he'll be watching this earnings season (16:47) Asit Sharma talks with PubMatic CEO Rajeev Goel about how the sell-side advertising platform is faring in a tougher macro-economic environment, as well as opportunities now. Companies discussed: WMT, AMZN, ABNB, BIG, OLLI, PUBM, UBER Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Asit Sharma, Rajeev Goel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/23·27m 18s

Gambling Versus Investing

A survey from Lending Tree found that a majority of Americans thought investing was just as risky as gambling. And sure, the stock market can be a casino, but it doesn’t have to be. Anand Chokkavelu and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - The lines between gambling and investing, and when they get blurry.  - Games that Wall Street traders play. - Positive sum, negative sum games, and how to know the difference. - How Uncle Sam helps investors more than gamblers.   Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Anand Chokkavelu Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/23·25m 0s

11 Stocks for Spring Cleaning Your Portfolio

If you clean out your closet once in a while, consider doing the same with your investment portfolio. (0:21) Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss: - Stocks investors should consider trimming like hedges - 2 stocks to throw out altogether - Stocks that spark joy (a la Marie Kondo) - Investments poised for a comeback - Why Visa, Mastercard, and Berkshire-Hathaway are good stocks for a rainy day - Actual cleaning tips! (19:11) Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann talks with Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, about China’s effect on inflation in the U.S. and the winners and losers in a world of higher interest rates. To get your copy of our free report "Top Stocks For Rising Interest Rates" just go to fool.com/interest. Stocks discussed: FIVE, DG, DLTR, OLLI, ZG, UA, COST, CDNS, XBI, PYPL, SQ, BRK, V, MA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Ron Gross, Bill Mann, Howard Marks Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/23·39m 1s

How Gen Z Spends

There are no style points in investing, and big brands continue to dominate teen spending habits. (00:21) Dylan Lewis and Nick Sciple discuss: - Piper Sandler’s Generation Z survey about brands and spending. - Tailwinds for Ulta Beauty, Spotify, and Nike. - Investing in resale companies. - How the competitive landscape shifted for upstart brands. (10:52) Ricky Mulvey and Sanmeet Deo look at two health trends for investors to watch.  Companies discussed: NKE, SPOT, LULU, ULTA, WINA, TSX: ATZ, LTH, XPOF  Host: Dylan Lewis  Guests: Nick Sciple, Sanmeet Deo  Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/23·24m 34s

J&J Attempts a “Texas Two-Step”

Johnson & Johnson proposes a $9 billion settlement and Chewy hits a speedbump. (00:21) Dylan Lewis and Tim Beyers discuss: - The fallout from Johnson & Johnson's talc settlement. - What the lawsuit could mean for J&J's spinoffs. - Why the US Department of Justice is taking a look at Activision Blizzard. (14:55) Ricky Mulvey and Emily Flippen take a closer look at Chewy's growth initiatives, and what they could mean for shareholders. Companies discussed: JNJ, ATVI, CHWY Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Emily Flippen Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/23·27m 50s

The WWE Makes a Match

The WWE agreed to merge with UFC parent company, Endeavor Group, to form a new publicly traded company. (00:21) Dylan Lewis and Jim Gillies discuss:  - The terms of the deal, and the media rights story.  - How Vince McMahon “wins”.  - Anti-trust questions for the new company. (11:50) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp continue their conversation with Asit Sharma about evaluating CEOs, and an understated leader for investors to watch.  Companies discussed: WWE, OKTA, NVDA Host: Dylan Lewis  Guests: Jim Gillies, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Asit Sharma  Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/23·26m 49s

Tesla’s Competition

Tesla hit all time records for production and deliveries but left Wall Street unsatisfied.  (00:21) Deidre Woollard and Asit Sharma discuss:  - Rivian’s profitability problem.  - How Tesla is trying to “push competitors into a bad spot.”  - Strategy shifts at Netflix.  - If streamers have pricing power. (13:11) Sierra Baldwin catches up with financial hype woman, Berna Anat, about her upcoming book, “Money Out Loud: All the Financial Stuff No One Taught Us.”  Companies discussed: TSLA, RIVN, NFLX, DIS  Host: Deidre Woollard  Guests: Asit Sharma, Sierra Baldwin, Berna Anat  Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/23·25m 8s

New Questions for Regional Banks

If a bank has to make a statement about its safety and soundness, that’s usually a bad sign. Sultan Meghji is the former Chief Innovation Officer of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and a professor at  the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Meghji to discuss: - Where Silicon Valley Bank and the FDIC faltered in the lead-up to the bank run - Ripple effects from the recent bank runs that investors should consider - Hindenburg’s report on Block - How to pack a "go bag" for your savings Companies mentioned: JPM, SIVBQ, FRC, FIZN, SQ, SBUX, ORCL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Sultan Meghji Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/23·28m 7s

David Gardner on Rule Breakers, Rule Makers, and Financial Freedom For All

Before you make the rules, you might have to break the rules.   Chris Hill talks with David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool and Chief Rule Breaker, about: - How he taught his children to invest - Memorable financial lessons from April Fool’s Day pranks in the past - What happens to rule breaker companies when they grow - The Fool Foundation’s mission and upcoming online event   To register for the free online event on April 14th with David Gardner, just go to foolfoundation.org.   Stocks discussed: DUOL, AAPL, AMZN, BABA, GOOG, META, DIS, SBUX   Host: Chris Hill Guest: David Gardner Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/23·24m 13s

Surprisingly Strong Q1, Stocks To Watch, Bezos' Next Move

The Nasdaq rose 17% in the 1st quarter, but we're not popping champagne just yet. (0:21) Ron Gross and Matt Argersinger discuss: - New inflation data and real estate concerns in Silicon Valley - Why they're watching company margins and guidance updates over the next few weeks - Disney shutting down its metaverse division - Lululemon's (unsurprising) write-down of Mirror - The latest from Walgreens, RH, and McCormick (19:11) Brad Stone, head of Bloomberg's global tech coverage, weighs in on the state of affairs at Amazon, whether Jeff Bezos will return as CEO, and what to watch in the growing industry of AI and ChatGPT. (32:40) Matt and Ron discuss Moderna's prospects, Pepsi's new logo, and share two stocks on their radar: ERP Properties and Wesco International. To get your copy of our free report "Top Stocks For Rising Interest Rates" just go to fool.com/interest. Stocks discussed: DIS, META, LULU, WBA, RH, MKC, AMZN, GOOG, MRNA, PEP, EPR, WCC Host: Chris Hill Guests: Ron Gross, Matt Argersinger, Brad Stone Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/23·39m 1s

3 Bank Stocks We Just Bought

It helps to know the difference between an investing opportunity and a falling knife.   (0:21) Asit Sharma discusses: - RH (aka, Restoration Hardware) wrapping up a rough fiscal year. - How the retailer's great margins during the pandemic have gotten....less great. - Electronic Arts and Roku joining the list of tech companies laying off employees. (12:40) Jason Moser and Matt Frankel take a closer look at beaten-down bank stocks with strong fundamentals. Companies discussed: RH, ROKU, EA, KRE, SCHW, SOFI, BAC, ALLY Host: Chris Hill Guests: Asit Sharma, Jason Moser, Matt Frankel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/23·24m 0s

Tech's Past and Future

Gordon Moore and Moore's Law helped define a transformational period in technology. We reflect on his legacy and look at how the next chapter of tech leaders are trying to shape the future and the development of AI.  (00:21) Tim Beyers discusses: - Moore's Law and Gordon Moore's mark on the tech industry and the world - How semiconductors became such a critical industry - Intel's disciplined approach to capital allocation AI Open Letter: https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/ai-open-letter/  (15:46) Nick Sciple and Tim Beyers go head to head in our Market Madness Championship. Who will cut down the nets?  Companies discussed: INTC, MDNY, BWXT  Host: Dylan Lewis  Guests: Tim Beyers, Nick Sciple  Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/23·23m 12s

How to Evaluate a CEO

Before you buy shares of a company, what should investors look for in a CEO?   (0:21) Bill Mann discusses: - Alibaba announcing its intention to split into 6 separate companies - Whether Amazon and Alphabet are discussing (or hearing from investment banks about) the same thing - Why he's watching where these companies raise money for their eventual IPOs  (11:05) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp talk with Asit Sharma about his framework for evaluating leadership. Companies discussed: BABA, ASML, AMZN, GOOG, JD, T, NOW, NVDA, SFIX, DOCN Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Asit Sharma Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/23·22m 53s

First Citizens Bank Soars on SVB Asset Purchase

Shares of the Raleigh, NC-based bank rose more than 50%.   (0:20) Jason Moser discusses: - First Citizens Bank buying (at a discount) $72 billion worth of Silicon Valley Bank's assets - Four tools (two free, two with a subscription fee) he uses in his investing research - The balance of weighing a company's information with the financial media's reporting on that information (10:30) Buck Hartzell talks with Michael Kehoe, CEO of Kinsale Capital Group, about the specialty insurance landscape and his company's competitive advantage.   Send your investing questions to podcasts@fool.com Companies discussed: FCNCA, KNSL   Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Buck Hartzell, Michael Kehoe Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/23·17m 50s

Scams, Secrets, and the Future of Fraud

Even if there are not many obvious warning signs, a gut feeling can tell you when something seems amiss.  Kelly Richmond Pope is the Dr. Barry Jay Epstein Endowed Professor of Forensic Accounting at DePaul University and the author of the book “Fool Me Once: Scams, Stories, and Secrets from the Trillion-Dollar Fraud Industry.” Pope joined Ricky Mulvey to discuss: - How to talk to aging relatives about fraud - What your “gut feeling” can tell you about potential scams  - What generative AI means for the future of fraud Company discussed: WFC Host: Ricky Mulvey  Guest: Kelly Richmond Pope Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/23·31m 54s

When Investing is Irrational

Should you save in a 401(k) or is it better to keep that money available in cash? Justin Richmond is the host of new podcast “Started from the Bottom”.  where he interviews successful people who grew up on the outside – people of color and people who grew up in a world where almost nobody went to college. He’s also the co-host of the popular music podcast "Broken Record" podcast alongside Rick Rubin, Bruce Headlam, and Malcolm Gladwell. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Richmond to discuss: - Learning the unwritten rules of business - How class and upbringing affects attitudes towards money - The relationship between musicians, Live Nation Entertainment, and dynamic pricing Company discussed: LYV Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Justin Richmond Engineers: Dan Boyd, Annie Franks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/23·21m 10s

TikTok Under Fire

The Fed's quarter-percent interest rate hike went as expected. The CEO of TikTok's testimony on Capitol Hill did not. (0:21) Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss: - Fear of a recession vs. fear of a banking contagion - Whether social media giants like Meta Platforms and Snap stand to benefit from the drama around TikTok - Ford Motor's plan to go from losing billions on EVs to being profitable by the end of 2026 - The latest from Block, KB Home, and Accenture (19:11) Emily and Ron continue their analysis of the week's big investing stories, including: - Recent struggles from three pet companies: Chewy, Petco, and Trupanion - Apple's plan to spend $1 billion per year on theatrical releases - The latest from Nike, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, and Darden Restaurants - Two stocks on their radar: Globus Medical and Donnelly Financial Solutions To get your copy of our free report "Top Stocks For Rising Interest Rates" just go to fool.com/interest. Stocks discussed: SNAP, META, GOOG, SQ, KBH, F, CAN, CHWY, WOOF, TRUP, NKE, OLLI, DRI, SBUX, IMAX, CNK, AMC, AAPL, GMED, DFIN Host: Chris Hill Guests: Emily Flippen, Ron Gross Engineer: Steve Broido Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/23·38m 51s

The Rate Hike Wall Street Expected

Just because things go as expected doesn't mean the ripple effects aren't surprising.   (0:20) Andy Cross discusses: - The Fed's 0.25% rate hike - Unfortunate timing around Chairman Powell's press conference and Sec. Yellen's public testimony - Why he's going to be paying more attention to annual reports in the coming weeks   (10:20) Nick Sciple and Jim Gillies face off in the semi-finals of our stock investing version of March Madness! Choose the winner by casting your vote in our Twitter poll @MotleyFoolMoney!   Companies discussed: RMAX, BWXT   Host: Chris Hill Guests: Andy Cross, Nick Sciple, Jim Gillies Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Steve Broido, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/23·20m 46s

Nike Looks Expensive, Some REITs Look Cheap

Inventory problems persist for the athletic apparel leader, but the latest results show improvement. (0:20) Matt Argersinger discusses: - Nike beating Wall Street's low expectations in the 3rd quarter - Why being a higher-end discretionary consumer business puts Nike at risk - How the banking drama is putting some commercial real estate businesses in peril while four REITs appear to have been oversold (8:20) Kirsten Guerra and Tim Beyers face off in the semi-finals of our stock investing version of March Madness! Companies discussed: NKE, MAA, ARE, O, PLD, GM, MNDY Host: Chris Hill Guests: Matt Argersinger, Kirsten Guerra, Tim Beyers Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/23·20m 18s

Inflation vs. Banking Drama

Which one is Fed Chief Jay Powell weighing more in advance of Wednesday afternoon's announcement about interest rates? (0:20) Bill Mann discusses: - The current state of play in the banking industry - Risks of trouble spreading to other industries - What Jay Powell is (probably) focusing on as he weighs the next decision around interest rates (10:37) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp answer your questions about asset allocation, company spin-offs, and bond ETFs. Companies discussed: UBS, CS, WBD Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Robert Brokamp, Alison Southwick Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/23·20m 43s

Meanwhile, in Switzerland...

(0:21) Jason Moser discusses: - UBS buying Credit Suisse for $3.2 billion - The ripple effects of everyone checking with their bank - Why Amazon's latest layoff announcement has him looking at the revenue-per-employee metric (13:58) Ricky Mulvey catches up with Jacob Goldstein, host of the podcast "What's Your Problem?" to talk about bank runs, why they happen, and how businesses could potentially prepare for them. Companies discussed: UBS, CS, AMZN, SIVB Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Jacob Goldstein Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/23·27m 28s

Vince McMahon’s Advantage

If you hate Vince McMahon, then maybe you’ll buy a tee-shirt for his rival. And that’s a great outcome for the WWE. Abraham Josephine Riesman is the author of “Ringmaster: Vince McMahon and the Unmaking of America.” Ricky Mulvey caught up with Riesman to discuss:  - Vince McMahon’s early life as a “pretty nice kid”, and the parts of his story he doesn’t want wrestling fans to know. - WWE’s potential deal with the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund. - The Montreal Screwjob, and the groundwork for the modern WWE. - A story about Saddam Hussein’s side job as a wrestling promoter, Andre the Giant, and a golden gun.  Company discussed: WWE Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Abraham Josephine Riesman Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/23·28m 20s

Waze Co-Founder on Entrepreneurship, Autonomous Vehicles, and ChatGPT

When venture capital investors walk into a pitch meeting, they usually know if they’re saying yes before anyone starts talking. Uri Levine is the co-founder of Waze and the author of “Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution: A Handbook for Entrepreneurs.” Alex Friedman caught up with Levine to talk about: - The early days of Waze. - One way to know if a company “will die.” - What happens, behind the scenes, when venture capital investors choose investments. - ChatGPT, artificial intelligence, and autonomous driving. Company discussed: GOOG, GOOGL Host: Alex Friedman Guest: Uri Levine Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/23·25m 44s

The Fed's Next Move, ESPN’s Future

Inflation data and the state of play in the banking industry has investors wondering: What will the Fed decide next week about interest rates? (0:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - First Republic getting $30 billion in deposits from 11 major banks - The latest CPI and PPI numbers continuing the trend of cooling inflation - Whether the Federal Reserve should raise rates next week (and if so, by how much) or hit the pause button - The latest from FedEx, Adobe, Lennar, and Williams-Sonoma (19:11) John Ourand from Sports Business Journal and the "Sports Media Podcast" analyzes the economics of March Madness, why he's bullish on the upcoming MLB season, and Disney CEO Bob Iger's latest thinking on ESPN. (32:13) Matt and Jason discuss Google raising the price of YouTube TV and share two stocks on their radar: Charles Schwab and Zebra Technologies. Stocks discussed: SIVB, FRC, BAC, JPM, WFC, C, PNC, MTB, FDX, ADBE, LEN, WSM, FOX, WBD, PARA, DIS, AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL, SCHW, ZBRA To get your copy of our free report "Top Stocks For Rising Interest Rates" just go to fool.com/interest. Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, John Ourand Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/23·39m 1s

Retail & Tech Try To Transform

Adobe wants to be a customer experience platform, and a discount retailer is upscaling.  (0:21) Deidre Woollard and Asit Sharma discuss:  - Adobe’s quarter, and issues acquiring Figma.  - Tech companies rushing to launch generative AI.  - Five Below converting stores to Five Beyond.  - Labor issues for Dollar General.  Plus, (15:50) stock market madness continues. Bill Mann and Nick Sciple face off to pitch a stock in a better buy debate.  Companies discussed: ADBE, FIVE, DG, PAC, BWXT   Host: Deidre Woollard  Guests: Asit Sharma, Bill Mann, Nick Sciple  Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/23·26m 15s

Big Telecoms vs. Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds is joining the T-Mobile team, as Verizon and AT&T adjust. (0:21) Tim Beyers discusses: - T-Mobile buys the parent company of Mint Mobile in a cash and stock deal worth $1.3 billion - How (and when) Mint's business could be accretive to T-Mobile - Why the ripple effect from Silicon Valley Bank's situation will hit potential IPOs and what it means for investors (14:05) Our stock version of March Madness continues! Kirsten Guerra and Jason Moser face off to make the case on why their stock is a better buy right now. Companies discussed: TMUS, VZ, T, SIVB, GM, TSLA, OM Host: Chris Hill Guests: Tim Beyers, Kirsten Guerra, Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/23·25m 38s

Is Buffett Targeting This Bank?

Just because the "Oracle of Omaha" has been quiet lately doesn't mean he isn't sizing up his next big buy. (0:21) Bill Mann discusses: - The latest CPI numbers and the current state of play in the banking industry - One bank that fits the description of something Warren Buffett might be interested in - Meta Platforms announcing another round of layoffs (14:58) Sanmeet Deo and Tim Beyers face off against one another with stocks they believe are a better buy right now. Companies discussed: FRC, SCHW, SIVB, PNC, META, XPOF, MNDY Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Sanmeet Deo, Tim Beyers Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/23·26m 30s

Big Banks Sure Are Quiet These Days

Regulators seized another bank over the weekend, as the federal government came up with a plan to use money from a fund paid into by U.S. banks to make SVB's depositors whole again. (0:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Signature Bank failing and shares of First Republic Bank falling 60%. - Why "bailout" is probably not the right word to describe what's happening - How big banks like JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America are gaining strength simply by going about their business (11:20) We're celebrating our own version of "March Madness" by having analysts face off, bracket-style, as they go head-to-head over which stock is a better buy. Jim Gillies and Jim Mueller kick off the week with a biotech software company and a well-known real estate broker. Companies discussed: SIVB, SBNY, FRC, SCHW, BAC, JPM, SDGR, RMAX Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Jim Gillies, Jim Mueller Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/23·25m 15s

Michael Lewis on Stock Market Overconfidence and Revisiting Moneyball

One sign of a true expert is they often say “I don’t know”. Best-selling author Michael Lewis wrote classics like The Big Short, Liar's Poker, and Moneyball. He also hosts the podcast Against The Rules. Chris Hill talked with Lewis last year for an episode we published on May 20, 2022. Due to time constraints we had to leave some parts of the conversation out of that episode, so we're bringing them to you now! Hill and Lewis discuss: - Unintended consequences of Moneyball - Why single men fare worse in the stock market - How Iceland responded to the Great Recession - How to spot true experts "Boys Will Be Boys" paper: https://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/odean/papers/gender/BoysWillBeBoys.pdf Host: Chris Hill Guest: Michael Lewis Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/23·24m 29s

Is Investing a Game?

In everyday life, your value system is complicated and rich. Games make that system simple, and you know exactly how well you’ve done.  C. Thi Nguyen is a philosophy professor at University of Utah and author of the book Games: Agency As Art. Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner caught up with Nguyen to discuss:  - The bright and dark sides of gamification  - How Twitter changed the way we communicate  - Good, bad, and evil games Today’s conversation comes from a recent episode of David's weekly podcast, Rule Breaker Investing. To hear the entire show, click here: https://www.fool.com/podcasts/rule-breaker-investing/2023-02-15-from-twister-to-twitter-games-and-c Host: David Gardner Guest: C. Thi Nguyen Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/23·33m 41s

Not Too Big To Fail

In a wild end to the week, Silicon Valley Bank was shut down by regulators in the biggest bank failure since the Great Recession. (0:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - February's jobs report (and potential ripple effects) - The stunning collapse of Silicon Valley Bank - Vail Resorts staffing up to meet demand - How the "Lipstick Effect" is benefitting Ulta Beauty - The latest from Docusign, and Dick's Sporting Goods (19:11) Nell Minow, Vice Chair of Value Edge Advisors, offers a prescription for making stock buyback plans more shareholder-friendly, thoughts on ESG guidelines, and predictions for the Academy Awards.  (35:15) Jason and Matt share two stocks on their radar: InterDigital and Global Industrial Co. Stocks discussed: SIVB, MKL, DOCU, MTN, ULTA, DKS, AMC, DIS, GOOG, IDCC, GIC Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, Nell Minow Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/23·39m 1s

"This one's gonna leave a mark."

(0:21) Jim Gillies discusses: - Why shares of SVB Financial Group are plunging more than 45% - The reasons he's a fan of AerCap Holdings' secondary offering (15:24) Ricky Mulvey talks with investigative reporter Marshall Zelinger about Xcel Energy and the fundamentals of being a monopoly. Companies discussed: SIVB, AER, XEL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jim Gillies, Marshall Zelinger Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/23·27m 14s

$30 Million Worth of Bobbleheads

Sometimes the most cost-effective way to deal with inventory glut is to simply throw it away. (0:21) Asit Sharma discusses: - Shares of Crowdstrike rising as the cybersecurity company closed out the fiscal year on a strong note - Taking the "basket approach" to cybersecurity stocks - Funko Pop's surprising solution to having too much inventory (12:13) Mary Long talks with Blackrock managing director Gargi Chaudhuri about the case for bonds, and some economic predictions her team made in 2022. Companies discussed: CRWD, FNKO Host: Chris Hill Guests: Asit Sharma, Mary Long, Gargi Chaudhuri Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/23·22m 27s

New Flavors of FIRE

The Fed Chief goes to Capitol Hill, Dick's Sporting Goods crushes expectations, and there's more than one type of FIRE. (0:21) Bill Mann discusses: - The market's reaction to Chairman Powell's testimony in front of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee - Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods popping 11% on same-store sales growth that more than doubled expectations - How inventory management is a key in Dick's Sporting Goods recent success (12:33) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp talk with Megan Brinsfield about the FIRE (Financially Independent, Retire Early) movement. Companies discussed: DKS, HD, LOW, TGT, WMT Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Megan Brinsfield Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Rick Engdahl Motley Fool Wealth Management (“MWFM”) is an SEC registered investment adviser. MWFM, as affiliate of The Motley Fool LLC (“TMF”) is a separate legal entity, and all financial planning and discretionary asset management services for our clients are made independently by the financial planners and asset managers at MFWM. No TMF analysts are involved in the investment decision making or daily operations of MFWM. MFWM does not attempt to track any TMF services. Megan Brinsfield is the Director of Financial Planning at MFWM. The comments and ideas presented by the speaker in this podcast are solely those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent those of MFWM or any of its affiliates. This discussion is for informational purposes only and should not be construed an investment or financial planning advice or recommendations. Certain statements may be deemed forward-looking, however there is no guarantee of any outcome. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/23·26m 47s

What's Your Investing Thesis?

It's always a good idea to know why you're about to invest in a business. (0:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Short-term catalysts, long-term trends, and why it's ok to invest in both - The importance of understanding how a business makes money - Reasons to sell a stock (10:17) Deidre Woollard looks back at the bear market of 2020 with Liz Hoffman, author of the new book "Crash Landing: The Inside Story Of How The World's Biggest Companies Survived An Economy On The Brink". Companies discussed: ABND GS, HLT Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Deidre Woollard, Liz Hoffman Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd, Heather Horton, Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/23·21m 44s

Paramount: The House of Redstone

It’s one thing to hear that money doesn’t buy happiness. It's another to find that out after wiring $90 million dollars to two separate romantic partners in one afternoon. James B. Stewart and Rachel Abrams are the co-authors of “Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and the Redstone Family Legacy.” They joined Catie Peiper to discuss: - How billionaires try to bend reality - If Paramount chair Shari Redstone can innovate in a new media landscape - Problems with CEO succession at media companies Companies discussed: PARA, DIS Host: Catie Peiper Guests: James B. Stewart, Rachel Stewart Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/23·26m 43s

Michelle Singletary on Investing, Retirement, and the Lies We Tell Ourselves About Money

Michelle Singletary is a best-selling author and Loeb Award-winning writer. She also pens “The Color of Money,” a nationally syndicated personal finance column which appears in The Washington Post. Robert Brokamp caught up with Singletary to discuss:  - Why people fall for Ponzi schemes - If you should pay off your mortgage before retirement - Why we often lie about spending habits Host: Robert Brokamp Guest: Michelle Singletary Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Annie Franks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/23·30m 25s

Software, Retail, and Trex CEO Bryan Fairbanks

When the overwhelming majority of your business is in the United States, you have to have a plan for growing internationally. Trex CEO Bryan Fairbanks and his team have just such a plan.  (0:21) Jason Moser and Ron Gross discuss: - Whether Costco is ready to increase membership fees - Salesforce focusing more on profitability - Seeing light at the end of Okta's tunnel - How "it's all ball bearings" for C3.AI - The latest from Target, Lowe's, Best Buy, and Zoom Video (19:11) Trex CEO Bryan Fairbanks discusses his company's opportunities to expand outside the U.S., the housing market, and what informs the guidance Trex offers to Wall Street.  (35:00) Jason and Ron return to share two stocks on their radar: Samsara and T. Rowe Price. Get a copy of our new free report, Top Stocks For Rising Interest Rates, by going to fool.com/interest! Stocks discussed: COST, CRM, TGT, LOW, OKTA, AI, BBY, ZM, TREX, IOT, TROW Host: Chris Hill Guests: Ron Gross, Jason Moser, Bryan Fairbanks Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/03/23·38m 56s

Salesforce Increases Its Focus (and Buybacks)

(0:20) Tim Beyers discusses: - Shares of Salesforce popping 12% on better-than-expected 4th-quarter results - How Salesforce has more focus but is still a business in transition  - The doubling of the company's share buyback program (11:30) Jason Moser and Matt Frankel discuss the decline of the "Nice to have" economy.  Companies discussed: CRM, PTON, NFLX, DIS, SFIX, FIGS Host: Chris Hill Guests: Tim Beyers, Jason Moser, Matt Frankel Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/23·25m 42s

4 Stocks We Just Bought

Lowe's continues a recent trend from major retailers. (0:20) Bill Mann discusses: - Solid 4th-quarter results from Lowe's being overshadowed by their guidance for the new fiscal year - The fact that some people on Wall Street are still surprised by cautious guidance - The relative attractiveness of Lowe's stock (10:00) Yasser El-Shimy and Ricky Mulvey share four stocks they bought recently.  Companies discussed: LOW, HD, WMT, TGT, ARHS, ENPH, BIG, MAA Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Yasser El-Shimy Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/23·20m 47s

Target's Improving Inventory

After a particularly rough 2022, Target is getting back to basics.  (0:20) Matt Argersinger discusses: - Zoom Video's slowing revenue growth - How Zoom's brand gives it an advantage against bigger competitors - Target beating expectations with household items, groceries, and a better management of its inventory (11:00) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp take a closer look at tech layoffs in 2023 and one company that's managed them well.  To watch the 30-minute deep dive on dividend investing go to MasterClass.Fool.com before midnight on Wednesday! Companies discussed: ZM, MSFT, GOOG, TGT, WMT, HD, AAPL Host: Chris Hill Guests: Matt Argersinger, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/23·21m 5s

Buffett Brings The Heat

It's not often that the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway gets spicy with his annual letter but he did this time. (0:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Buffett's vigorous defense of share buyback programs - How Berkshire Hathaway's investment portfolio reflects Buffett's beliefs on share buybacks  - McDonald's expanding its test of Krispy Kreme doughnuts to 160 locations, and what it could mean for investors (14:45) Toby Bordelon and Jose Najarro engage in a bull vs. bear debate over one of the most popular gaming apps: Roblox On a brand-new bonus episode of the Stock Advisor Roundtable podcast, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner shares his 10 stocks for making money in the market! Motley Fool premium members, click here to link your Motley Fool membership to a Spotify account and begin listening to this exclusive new podcast! https://www.fool.com/premium/coverage/4056/coverage/introducing-stock-advisor-roundtable/ And if you're not a member, you can get a preview of the show and learn how to get access here on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/5qS2aRb3W5kAlffrVyok3z?si=cbdeaf17572144c3&nd=1 Companies discussed: BRK.A, BRK.B, AAPL, AXP, KO, MCD, DNUT, RBLX Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Toby Bordelon, Jose Najarro Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/23·28m 28s

The Resilience of Black Wall Street

One of the most important events of America’s economic and racial history is one that hasn’t been discussed often. Gary Lee is the managing editor of the Oklahoma Eagle, a Tulsa-based and black-owned media company. Lee joined The Motley Fool’s Bill Mann to talk about: - The history of Black Wall Street, and the rise of the Greenwood community. - The legacy of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Tulsa’s path forward. Host: Bill Mann Guest: Gary Lee Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/23·17m 8s

Value Hunting

Motley Fool Senior Analyst Rich Greifner joins Ricky Mulvey for a primer on value investing, or trying to find out how much a company is worth, and buying them for less than that amount. They discuss:  - If there’s even a difference between growth and value investing. - Signs that a business is mispriced. - How investors can find mispriced businesses. - Why companies trade below their accounting-based worth. - If there even needs to be a distinction between growth and value investing. - Unpopular companies that may be worth your attention. Companies discussed: META, WCC Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest:Rich Greifner Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/23·25m 55s

Surprising Earnings, Conservative Management

There's a lot to analyze in this episode, including revenue to the upside, CEOs waving the caution flag, and Hobbits.  (0:21) Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss: - Nvidia's results and place in the AI universe - Block surprising Wall Street with strong 4th-quarter revenue - Mercadolibre's enviable free cash flow - The latest from Walmart, Home Depot, Booking Holdings, Etsy, and Wayfair (19:11) Emily and Jason continue the earnings analysis and discuss: - Warner Bros. Discovery growing subscribers and cutting costs   - The latest from Intuit, Teladoc Health, Domino's Pizza, and Shake Shack  - Their most recent stock purchases - Two stocks on their radar: Adobe and ANSYS Looking for even more stock research and recommendations? Check out the details on our Epic Bundle membership at Epicstart.Fool.com Stocks discussed: NVDA, WMT, SQ, HD, BKNG, ETSY, MELI, W, INTU, TDOC, WBD, DPZ, TWLO, SPOT, NKE, SHAK, ADBE, ANSS Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Emily Flippen Engineer: Rick Engdahl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/23·38m 59s

Etsy's "Jedi Mind Trick"

There's a lot of three-year comparisons getting thrown around. Is that what investors should focus on? (1:00) Dylan Lewis and Tim Beyers discuss: - Etsy's short-term and long-term story. - The growth levers for Etsy moving forward. - The trends picking up Nvidia and the hype baked into its rally. - One shiny, distraction for investors watching the chipmaker. Plus, (19:02) Maya Lau, host of the podcast "Other People's Pockets" joins Sierra Baldwin to discuss her new show and what she's learned from having conversations about salary, economic class, and careers. Companies discussed: ETSY, NVDA Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Sierra Baldwin, Maya Lau Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks, Annie Franks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/23·28m 46s

What Happened To Intel?

In late January CEO Pat Gelsinger assured Wall Street that Intel was "committed" to its dividend. Today that commitment changed.  (0:21) Bill Mann discusses: - Intel cutting its dividend by 65% - Gelsinger's potential rationale for the cut - How else the company plans to invest the money  (8:00) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp answer more of your questions about home buying, pensions, and investing strategy. Companies discussed: INTC, AMD Host: Chris Hill Guests: Bill Mann, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/23·17m 24s

2023: The Year of Cautious Guidance

If the management teams from Home Depot and Walmart had anything in common today, it was their guidance for the year ahead. (0:21) Jason Moser discusses: - Home Depot shares falling 5% after its first revenue miss since 2019 - The capital allocation flex of raising wages and HD's dividend - Walmart crushing its holiday quarter thanks to groceries (11:15) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp answer your questions about investment fees, insurance, and saving in a Roth IRA. Companies discussed: HD, WMT Host: Chris Hill Guests: Jason Moser, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/23·19m 0s

PJ Vogt on AI, VR, and Tech Cycles

Once a technology is released into the wild, it doesn’t go back in the bottle. Except in one instance. PJ Vogt is the host of Crypto Island and an eponymous show, Weekly. You may have also heard him on Reply All or This American Life. Ricky Mulvey caught up with him to discuss: - The wild present and future for artificial intelligence - How virtual reality parallels early internet chat rooms - Incentives and tradeoffs in the decarbonization movement - The downfall of Flappy Bird   Companies m