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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the new daily podcast from The Motley Fool:

Transocean (NYSE: RIG) announced that company executives are donating their safety bonuses to a fund for the families of the victims of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Does this help undo the damage of Transocean's recent PR blunders? Listen as our analysts gently suggest this latest gesture is, essentially, an empty one.

Rising corn seed sales helped push Monsanto's (NYSE: MON) second-quarter profits up 15%, but lowered guidance hit the company's stock hard. Which stocks stand to gain (or lose) from higher corn prices?

Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) bought Blockbuster at a bankruptcy auction. Can the resulting company pose a threat to Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX)? And where did Blockbuster, once worth $5 billion, go wrong? Our analysts diagnose the cause of Blockbuster's demise and offer some movie recommendations.

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Chris Hill doesn't own shares of any of the companies mentioned. Monsanto is a recommendation of Motley Fool Inside Value. Netflix is a recommendation of Stock Advisor. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy thinks Transocean really, really, really needs to bring in someone from the outside to clean house. Really.