The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, as well as analysts Bryan Hinmon and Matt Argersinger, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
Shares of Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) slipped today after the software giant reported weaker-than-expected earnings. Oracle's President and CFO said the company's overall business remains healthy. What's behind Oracle's disappointing quarter? How does Oracle compare to rivals like IBM (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), SalesForce (NYSE:CRM), and SAP (NYSE:SAP). In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discusss Oracle's future.
The relevant video segment can be found between 8:58 and 12:11.
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