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Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar. New episodes available every Friday.

Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar. New episodes available every Friday.

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Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar. New episodes available every Friday.

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English


Episodes

Earnings and Elections

10/30/2020
Alphabet surges on strong earnings. Microsoft reports higher profits but disappoints with guidance. Amazon reports record quarterly sales. Facebook falls on concerns over a decline in U.S. and Canadian users. Starbucks serves up a surprise. Apple dips on weak iPhone sales. And Netflix raises prices. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into the latest results from Etsy, Pinterest, Shopify, Tupperware, Twitter, and Under Armour. Our...

Duration:00:38:39

Chocolate Secrets from Inside Mars

10/27/2020
Mars makes some of the most popular chocolate candies in the world. It’s dedication for secrecy rivals Willy Wonka. Joelle Glen Brenner, author of the book The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars, shares why secrecy is such a crucial ingredient in the industry.

Duration:00:04:04

Netflix, Tesla, and the State of the Movie Business

10/23/2020
Intel falls on a big drop in its data center business. Netflix reports its weakest subscriber growth in 4 years. Tesla reports its 5th consecutive quarter of profitability. Southwest Airlines rises despite reporting its biggest loss ever. Chipotle falls despite a surge in digital sales. Procter & Gamble hits an all-time high. Boston Beer gets a big boost from hard seltzer and Twisted Tea. Coca-Cola reports better-than-expected profits. Quibi calls it quits. And Jack in the Box serves up...

Duration:00:38:36

The #1 Mistake Small Businesses Make

10/20/2020
The overwhelming majority of small businesses in America are one-person operations. Unfortunately, there are aspects to running a business that even prepared minds don’t think of. Laura Adams, personal finance expert and author of Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, shares the most common mistake people make when starting a new business.

Duration:00:02:26

Apple, Amazon, and Common Sense Technology

10/16/2020
Apple unveils its new iPhones. Fastly falls on TikTok concerns. United Airlines CEO predicts flying won’t return to normal until 2024. Amazon reports that third-party sellers brought in $3.5 billion on Prime Day. Intuitive Surgical deals with headwinds from the pandemic. Johnson & Johnson pauses its COVID vaccine trial. Disney restructures its business around streaming. Coca-Cola pulls the plug on Tab. And Edge Innovations makes robot dolphins a reality. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and...

Duration:00:38:36

Tim Cook’s Leap of Faith

10/13/2020
Even before he became CEO of Apple, Tim Cook was known as a steady operator who was both thoughtful and, at times, cautious. Best-selling author Leander Kahney shares how joining Apple in the late 1990s might have been the biggest risk Tim Cook has taken in his professional life.

Duration:00:02:41

When More is Not Better

10/9/2020
Roku and Netflix rise on upgrades. AT&T prepares to sell DirecTV at a steep loss. Movie theater stocks AMC, Cinemark, and Cineworld tumble on news that Cineworld is closing all cinemas in the U.S. and U.K. IBM spins off its legacy business. AMD gets serious about acquiring chip maker Xilinx. Domino’s dips due to rising cheese costs. Software company Alteryx surges on a boost in guidance. Costco reports big sales numbers for September. And Apple and Amazon get primed for big events. Motley...

Duration:00:38:39

“The rest of your life begins now.”

10/6/2020
Ever buy a ticket to something, not enjoy yourself, and stay anyway? Sunk costs can be a powerful force, but Professor Richard Nisbett says the smarter move is to resist them and walk out.

Duration:00:02:52

Market Uncertainty, Surprising Earnings, and Thinking Bigger

10/2/2020
The market reacts to news that President Trump has tested positive for COVID-19. The Labor Department reports slowing jobs growth. Bed Bath & Beyond soars on surprising earnings. Twilio hits a new high. Pepsi gets a boost from snacks. McCormick serves up strong earnings and a stock split. Popeye’s gets into the chocolate-stuffed beignet business. And the Supreme Court of Ireland rules that Subway bread isn’t really bread. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stores and...

Duration:00:38:36

Warning: Financial Jargon Ahead!

9/29/2020
Financial jargon can make even the smartest people feel stupid. Jason Zweig, longtime columnist for The Wall Street Journal, shares his insights into why it works and how to get around it.

Duration:00:03:17

Costco, Tesla, and Temptation Bundling

9/25/2020
Costco reports strong growth but shares slip. Nike just does it. AutoZone revs up revenues. Stitch Fix gets slammed. Tesla generates some buzz from Battery Day. Nikola founder and Chairman Trevor Milton abruptly resigns. Quibi explores strategic alternatives. And Amazon unveils an indoor drone security camera. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Unity and Inspire Medical. Plus, Wharton Professor and consumer behavior...

Duration:00:38:37

Rethinking Transportation

9/22/2020
When are the self-driving electric cars going to flood our streets and highways? Tony Seba, co-founder of the independent think tank RethinkX, believes it will happen sooner than most do. Part of his rationale has to do with how many companies and organizations he believes will be pushing for it to happen.

Duration:00:02:33

Let It Snow!

9/18/2020
Snowflake dazzles with the biggest software IPO ever. Adobe reports record revenue. Lennar Corp raises the roof with big earnings. Nvidia makes a $40 billion buy. Telehealth company AmWell makes its debut on Wall Street. FedEx hits a new all-time high. Dave & Buster’s declines on bankruptcy concerns. And the nation prepares for a Peeps-free Halloween. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share a couple of stocks on their radar: Nike and Freshpet. Plus,...

Duration:00:38:37

Netflix & the Rise of Comedy Specials

9/15/2020
Once upon a time, 1-hour comedy specials were a rare bird. Will the big investments Netflix has made in stand-up comedy backfire? Jason Zinoman, comedy critic for The New York Times, weighs in on the business of comedy.

Duration:00:03:04

Your Most Important Moneymaking Asset

9/11/2020
Peloton revs up on earnings. Chewy wavers. RH Holdings hits a new all-time high. Lululemon tumbles. Citigroup makes history with a new CEO. And investors refuse to cut Slack any slack. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Kroger and Dave & Buster’s. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Editas and Synaptics. And Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp talks portfolio allocation, dividend aristocrats, and how...

Duration:00:38:36

Getting Rich vs. Staying Wealthy

9/4/2020
It was the best August for the stock market since 1984. Is the market overvalued? What stocks should investors keep on a short leash? What stocks still have room to run? What should investors be focused on going forward? Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle those questions and weigh in on holiday retail, Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Teladoc. The guys share some surprising predictions about Chipotle and Tesla and share two stocks on their radar: Docusign and Walmart....

Duration:00:38:52

Why You Make Bad Decisions About Money

9/1/2020
Ok, it’s not just you. It’s all of us. Why do human beings tend to make bad decisions when it comes to spending money? According to Dan Ariely, best-selling author and professor of psychology and behavioral economics, a lot of it comes down to the environment we face as consumers.

Duration:00:02:52

TikTok Deals, Investing in Real Estate

8/28/2020
Microsoft and Walmart team up to pursue TikTok. Salesforce reports a record quarter. Workday gets the job done. Okta hits an all-time high. Best Buy gets a big boost from online sales. Ulta Beauty surges. And McDonald’s adds some spice. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Chewy and Medallia. Plus, Matt Argersinger, lead advisor of Millionacres, a Motley Fool investing service, talks about the current environment for...

Duration:00:38:36

Change One Word to Win Support For Your Idea

8/25/2020
Looking to get support for your ideas? Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of the best-selling book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, recommends using a key word when making the request.

Duration:00:02:40

Retail Records, Home Improvement Highs, and Pro Sports

8/21/2020
Walmart reports big earnings and big growth in e-commerce. Target surges on record same-store sales growth. Home Depot and Lowe’s hit all-time highs. Uber and Lyft attempt to navigate regulatory concerns. Foot Locker gets a boost from its latest quarter and reinstates its dividend. Apple becomes the first U.S. company to hit a $2 trillion-dollar valuation. Citigroup makes a $900 million mistake. And Burger King gets creative with custom facemasks. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason...

Duration:00:38:36