On today's edition of MarketFoolery, the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:
- Now that Greece's parliament has passed the required austerity measures, what's the next country in the EU that investors should be watching closely?
- Shares of Bank of America
rose when the company announced it has set aside $14 billion to pay back investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities. (NYSE: BAC)
- Quarterly profits for Chinese auto and battery maker BYD fell 84%. With a Berkshire Hathaway
(NYSE: BRK-A) subsidiary owning 10% of BYD, what does this say about Warren Buffett's investing strategy overseas? (NYSE: BRK-B)
- Zynga, the makers of FarmVille and other social games, is gearing up to raise up to $2 billion in its upcoming IPO. How should investors evaluate gaming companies? And more importantly, which farm animal is the most overrated? Our analysts have a few bones to pick with some members of the animal kingdom.
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