Rick Munarriz

Rick Munarriz


Since 1995, Rick has been writing for The Motley Fool, where he's a consumer and tech stocks specialist. Yes, that's a long time with more than 20,000 bylines over those 24 years. He's been an analyst for Motley Fool Rule Breakers and a portfolio lead analyst for Motley Fool Supernova since each newsletter service's inception. He earned his BBA and MBA from the University of Miami, and he splits his time living in Miami, Florida and Celebration, Florida.

Recent articles

Better Buy: Netflix vs. Facebook

The world's leading premium streaming video service and the top dog in social media are trading places in 2019, but only one can come out on top in 2020.

Where Will Costco Be in 5 Years?

The leading U.S. warehouse-club operator is hitting all-time highs this summer, and it may not be a different story come 2024.

Disney Moves to Beef Up Its Theme Parks

Changes are coming to Disney's theme parks -- and just in time, given the recently languishing attendance at its stateside attractions.

Better Buy: Shopify vs. Amazon

The top dog in online retail and a fast-growing e-commerce specialist are market darlings, but only one will have the bigger gains in the year ahead.

Better Buy: Sirius XM vs. Apple

The iPhone giant and satellite radio star are masters when it comes to premium music, but let's see which of the two monster stocks over the past 10 years can deliver in the years ahead.

GameStop Stock: Next Stop, $2.50?

An analyst slashes his price target on the leading -- if not bleeding -- video game retailer to a Street low of $2.50, but the inevitable fade of GameStop will be long, with opportunities for investors along the way.

Netflix: Wake Me Up When November Ends

Two of the most anticipated streaming video services may be launching in the same month. Netflix investors will be keeping a close eye on Disney+ and Apple TV+.

iQiyi Can't Bail Out Baidu Forever

Growth continues to slow at China's leading search engine, but the market exhales after a second quarter that had pockets of improvement.

Baidu Stock Has a Lot to Prove This Week

China's leading search engine reports its second-quarter results on Monday night. The report doesn't have to be perfect for investors to win, with the stock at a six-year low.

Disney World's New $299 Trick Is Brilliant but Risky

The new Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass seems like a no-brainer way to boost theme-park revenue, but it could also be a lose-lose offering. It would be bad if it fails, but potentially even worse if it succeeds.