On this day in 1997 Chris Hill started working at The Motley Fool. He shares a few investing lessons he’s learned over the years, how he’s trying to think more like a Zen master, and the time he bought a stock while he was high.
Today we tackle a company squarely focused on data -- Confluent.
They focus on data streams, allowing businesses to connect, analyze, and integrate data in real-time. We break down why it checks a lot of the boxes in our investing approach and why the company is going to have to educate the market.
What differentiates one firm from another? Matt Frankel, who reviews discount brokers and robo-advisors for The Ascent (a Motley Fool company), breaks down the important criteria. And Alison digs into the research about how working from home affects productivity.
Adobe hits an all-time high on earnings. Kroger raises guidance and announces a $1B stock buyback. The Honest Company issues its first report as a public company. Homebuilder Lennar posts strong profits. And electric-truck maker Lordstown Motors needs new management. Ron Gross and Jason Moser analyze those stories, discuss value plays vs. value traps, weigh in on El Pollo Loco’s flying chickens, and share two stocks on their radar: Qorvo and GAN Limited. Plus, Motley Fool healthcare contributor Keith Speights discusses the latest on Covid vaccines, Johnson & Johnson, and the controversy surrounding the FDA’s approval of Biogen’s treatment for Alzheimer’s.
With a standing ovation and a few tears in our eyes, we watch the curtain fall on David's 30th and final 5-stock sampler. And as he takes his exit, is it...? Could it be? Is that a bear chasing these companies around? Well that might seem like tragedy today, but Fools know a comedy when we see one! Bravo!