Microsoft falls despite strong 1st-quarter results. Boeing announces more job cuts. Tupperware pops another 30% after crushing its 3rd quarter and continuing its run as one of the hottest stocks since March. Bill Barker analyzes those stories as well as the latest news from the beer industry. (Tangents include reactions to the L.A. Dodgers winning the World Series and more overrated/underrated Halloween candies.)
In recent decades, the video game industry has experienced incredible growth, surpassing film and music to become the most valuable form of entertainment in the world. What has driven this growth and what comes for the interactive entertainment industry? Video game researcher, professor, and investor Joost van Dreunen joins the podcast to answer those questions and more! If you’d like to learn more about the video game industry, make sure to check out Joost’s recent book One Up: Creativity, Competition, and the Global Business of Video Games.
Motley Fool Analyst Jim Mueller joins us to answer your questions about calculating portfolio returns, why bother with cash or bonds, whether you should take defensive action because of the election, and much more. And if your kid is obsessed with retirement, find out how they could be on TV!
Mars makes some of the most popular chocolate candies in the world. It’s dedication for secrecy rivals Willy Wonka. Joelle Glen Brenner, author of the book The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars, shares why secrecy is such a crucial ingredient in the industry.