On today's edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:
- Greece's parliament prepares to vote on new austerity measures as the nation's police prepare to deal with protests. Is there any way the plan isn't approved?
- Shares of Nike
were up big after the company reported better-than-expected earnings. How strong is Nike's brand around the world? And with a market cap roughly one-tenth the size of Nike's, what does Under Armour (NYSE: NKE) have to do to match the success of the Swoosh? (NYSE: UA)
Cars 2 is No. 1 at the box office but a flop with critics. Is critical acclaim irrelevant as long as cash registers are ringing up loads of Pixar-related merchandise? And which Disney character would our analysts most like to take on a cross-country road trip? (NYSE: DIS)
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Chris Hill has The Motley Fool's new mobile app, as well as shares of Disney. The Motley Fool owns shares of Under Armour. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Nike, Walt Disney, and Under Armour and creating a diagonal call position in Nike. 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.