It’s Mailbag Monday! On a slow-ish news day MFAM Funds portfolio manager Bill Barker analyzes the relative risk of growth stocks in the current market, as well as the top reasons new investors quit the stock market. Plus, we discuss the weekend box office results and preview earnings season. (Tangents include “The Addams Family”, the baseball playoffs, “12 Angry Men”, and an under-the-radar tourist attraction in Philadelphia.) Thanks Zapier. Go to zapier.com/fool for a free 14-day trial.
More CEOs are leaving their companies in 2019 than ever before. In today’s Industry Focus: Financials, our team breaks down why we’re seeing a record number of CEO departures and whether or not it’s good for a founder to keep running maturing businesses. Plus, Fool.com and Millionacres contributor Matt Frankel, CFP gives real estate investors a bit of cautionary advise. All this, plus the stocks we’re watching now on this week’s episode.
Jason Moser is back as we talk about investing in gaming companies and esports (and come to the realization that we, too, are gamers). To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com
Bed Bath & Beyond gets a boost from a new CEO. IAC unloads its stake in Match Group. Domino’s cools off on increased competition. Roku rises on a big investment. And Hooters’ parent company gets into the cancer drug development business. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and talk about the business ripple effects of the ongoing unrest in Hong Kong. Plus, bestselling author Leander Kahney shares some insights from his new book, Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level.
We like to pick and review stocks, play games, interview authors, and rant about pet peeves, but every so often we must go back to basics and recommit to the eternal verities of Rule Breaker Investing. Today is that day!