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Motley Fool


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




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The One Perspective To Never Forget

Chris Hill wraps up MarketFoolery with a story about one race, two photos taken at the finish line, and how it applies to stock investing.


Introducing the new Motley Fool Money

Mark your calendar! Motley Fool Money goes daily on January 5, 2022 and here’s what listeners can expect.


‘Twas The Night Before The Night Before Christmas

Chris Hill checks in to see how your shopping is going, makes a confession about his upcoming Christmas Eve, and hands the rest of the show off to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong.


Oracle’s Big Deal, Spider-Man’s Big Box Office

Oracle gets into healthcare tech with its record-setting acquisition of Cerner for $28 billion in cash. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” sets a few records of its own with a $600 million opening weekend. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and encourages investors to find ways to unplug from business news over the holidays. Holiday Song - Looks Like A Cold, Cold Winter by Ingrid Michaelson


“They’re in a league of their own.”

Delta Air Lines projects a profit for its next earnings report but investors seem dubious. Accenture shares rise after a strong 1-quarter report comes with raised guidance for the full fiscal year. Maria Gallagher analyzes her story and shares why Niall Ferguson’s “The Ascent of Money” is her investing discovery of 2021. Want to share your thoughts about our new daily show? Click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: Holiday Song - Christmas Calling (Jolly Jones) by Norah Jones


Overreacting To Retail Data

The retail sales report for November underwhelms Wall Street. Comments from Lowe’s executives cause momentary panic. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, and we discuss why the CEOs of The Trade Desk, Cloudflare, and Dick’s Sporting Goods should receive strong consideration for “CEO of the Year”. We want your input! Please click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: Holiday Song - If We Make It Through December by Pistol Annies


1 Transatlantic Deal, 2 Reactions

Beyond Meat bounces back on an analyst upgrade tied to McDonald’s. Rentokil buys rival Terminix Global in a $6.7 deal that prompts different reactions from investors. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses the impending break-up of GE, what it means for shareholders, and why he appreciates British naming conventions. Plus, Chris Hill shares a podcast update. We want to hear from you! Please click the link to take our 4-question survey about TMF podcasts: Holiday Song - I'm Going Surfing for Xmas by Mad Caddies


Avoiding Seller’s Remorse

Harley-Davidson merges its electric motorcycle division (Livewire) with a SPAC. Rivian Automotive wins Motor Trend’s “Truck Of The Year” award. Peloton responds to a fictional character dying on one of their bikes with a new commercial. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the hidden upside of “seller’s remorse”. Holiday Song - You and I at Christmas Time by The Bird and the Bee


2 Stocks for the Great Outdoors

Thor Industries, the dominant RV maker in North America, starts its fiscal year with a bang. Weber Grill’s 4-quarter loss comes in smaller than Wall Street was expecting. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories as well as CEO Elizabeth Spaulding’s “multi-quarter transformation” plans for Stitch Fix. Holiday Song - That Was The Worst Christmas Ever! by Sufjan Stevens


Intel’s Bet, Buzzfeed’s Debut

AutoZone hits a new high after an impressive 1-quarter report. Intel announces it will spin off its self-driving car unit (Mobileye) in mid-2022 as a way to raise money. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, as well as Buzzfeed’s uninspiring first day as a public company and what the future of SPACs might look like. Holiday Song - Ho Ho Ho (Santa's Got To Go) by smoota and Meah Pace


1 Question Investors Need To Answer

After a rough few weeks in the stock market, Chris Hill has a question he hopes you can answer. Holiday Song - Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) by The Ramones


2 Stocks Too Cheap To Ignore

Okta pops on strong 3-quarter results and raised guidance. Square is changing its name to Block. Bill Mann analyzes those stories, reflects on Wednesday’s rough day for investors, and identifies a couple of businesses that are in the “too-cheap-to-ignore” category. Holiday Song - The Dreidel Song by The Slackers


Salesforce Has a Co-CEO…Again

Strong results in the 3-quarter are overshadowed by Salesforce’s guidance in Q4, but maybe the company’s 2 attempt at a co-CEO structure will improve the picture for shareholders. Shares of Box pop 12% as the cloud storage company continues its revenue growth. Allbirds falls as revenue growth for the apparel company is outweighed by increasing losses. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and we kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music. Holiday Music - Mer Jul (More Christmas) by Adolpson & Falk


Would Meta Platforms Buy Roblox?

As Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) continues to invest in the metaverse, would acquiring Roblox fit with their plans? Asit Sharma answers that question and weighs in on the results from Cyber Monday and the stock market uncertainty caused by the omicron variant.


Jack Dorsey Exits Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigns as longtime CTO Parag Agrawal moves into the corner office. Amazon executive Dave Clark says the Everything Store is about to pass UPS and FedEx as the largest delivery service in the U.S. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and we preview our annual holiday tradition!


“It’s the mud that makes us.”

Some races end with the runners covered not only in sweat, but also in mud. Chris Hill recently ran one such race, and shares a lesson he learned from a fellow runner and how it applies to stock investing.


Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Zoom Video

Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Zoom Video all issue 3-quarter earnings reports with a similar pattern: better-than-expected results followed by shares falling. Asit Sharma analyzes all three and shares why he believes the short-term pain for shareholders should be buoyed by the strength of each business.


Is a Monster Merger Brewing?

Jay Powell gets nominated for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Cerence shares drop 20% on guidance. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reports that Monster Beverage and Constellation Brands are engaged in merger talks.


Big Retail Earnings, Packers For Sale

Shares of Walmart fall despite strong 3-quarter results and raised guidance. Home Depot hits a new all-time high after a monster 3 quarter fueled by higher average tickets. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and weighs in on the Green Bay Packers selling $90 million worth of stock in the team.


Holiday Spending Preview

Oatly falls well below its IPO price on revenue challenges. WeWork issues its first report as a public company. Mastercard’s predictions for holiday spending next week include big expectations for luxury goods and apparel. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares why he thinks physical store retail (and related REITs) will be worth watching.