On today’s edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:
- Now that Apple
has unveiled the iCloud, will it be yet another game-changer for Steve Jobs & Co? And if not, what is the next big thing for Apple? Hear our analysts debate the relative merits of the first-mover advantage and the downside of having an operating system connecting all your devices. (Nasdaq: AAPL)
- The Wall Street Journal reported today that famed bond investor Bill Gross lost $3.4 billion in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. How much will the loss harm his reputation?
- A Prudential
survey of 1,000 Americans found that three out of four investors say they plan to avoid the stock market for at least the next year. Is this good for investors who do want to be in the market? Listen in as our analysts ponder the mechanics of the stock market, the mindset of investors, and which things in life are rigged. (NYSE: PRU)
Chris Hill shares the belief of one of the analysts that the NBA draft lottery is rigged, but he doesn't own shares of any of the companies mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, and Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of and creating a bull call spread position in Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy that is anything but rigged.