Morgan Stanley buys E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. Domino’s hits an all-time high on strong 4th-quarter results. L Brands looks to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret to a private equity firm. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares his memories of attending the US-USSR hockey game in 1980. (Tangents include candle scents, bravery on Wall Street, and the movie “Miracle”.) For a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.
Ben Hunt is the creator of Epsilon Theory and CIO of Second Foundation Partners. In his writing at Epsilon Theory, Ben uses game theoretical principles and natural language processing to analyze how narratives evolve and drive behaviors in markets and politics. This gives Ben a unique perspective on markets that any investor can learn from. We hope you’ll enjoy our conversation.
Walmart reports strong e-commerce growth but has problems with fun and games. Dropbox surprises investors and aims for profitability by the end of 2020. Domino’s delivers again. And McDonald’s introduces Quarter Pounder-scented candles. Motley Fool senior analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer of 1623 Capital, discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Amazon, Boston Beer, Stamps.com, Texas Roadhouse, and Virgin Galactic. Plus, the guys share three stocks on their radar: Pinterest, Synaptics, and Hasbro. And toy expert Chris Byrne analyzes the current state of the industry and the business of Baby Yoda.
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