Johnson & Johnson falls on health concerns over the company’s baby powder. Under Armour gets a rough reception after its investor day. And Starbucks announces plans to deliver coffee in the U.S. and double its store count in China. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and the latest from Adobe Systems, Markel, and Casey’s General Stores. Plus, CNBC host Carl Quintanilla previews 2019 and talks cannabis, Facebook, and General Electric.
Tailored Brands (parent company of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A Bank) falls 30% on rough guidance. Visa moves to help companies eliminate paper checks. Markel falls when regulators come knocking on the front door. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares the two stocks he bought shares of last week. Plus, KFC is selling fried chicken-scented logs for your fireplace, and we’ve got a holiday sale at http://shop.fool.com for the investor in your life! Holiday Music: “O Come, All Ye Faithful“ by Twister Sister Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
We're looking at wish lists to see what companies might be in the headlines this holiday season and how those products fit into the big picture strategy for each business.
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It's time once again for the game show that teaches you just how big a company might be. But for the first time, we have a new contestant! Emily Flippen takes over the hot-seat from the stalwart Matt Argersinger. But don't think that makes it any easier for you to earn your #IBeatEmily hashtag....
There is plenty of evidence showing the link between a strong company culture and stock performance. But what if a great culture goes bad? Bryan Hinmon, Chief Investment Officer of Motley Fool Asset Management discusses the red flags of a corporate culture on the decline.
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