On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the new daily podcast from The Motley Fool:
- Strong earnings from retailers, including Limited Brands
. How are they getting it done? Is a new strategy from women shopping at Victoria's Secret at play? (It's a theory I'm pretty sure you won't be hearing on NPR.) (NYSE: LTD)
- On Wednesday, the New York City Council banned smoking in parks, beaches, and Times Square. Will Altria Group
be affected, or will the popularity of Mad Men cause NYC to rethink the decision? (NYSE: MO)
- The CEO of Eastman Kodak
predicts 2012 will be a turning point for his company. (He knows shares of Kodak are down more than 80% over the last 5 years, right?) (NYSE: EK)
We put Kodak up against RadioShack
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Chris Hill appreciates the fine work of the good people at Victoria's Secret as much as anyone, but he doesn't own shares of any of the companies mentioned. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy has never missed an episode of Mad Men.