The following video is from today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Charly Travers, James Early, and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Oracle's latest earnings came in better than expected, and shares were up on the news. In this segment, the guys analyze Oracle's executive team in the wake of the company's landing of three deals in the cloud-computing space. With Oracle facing competitors such as IBM, Microsoft, and salesforce.com, the guys also examine the case for buying shares of this technology giant.
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