Facebook’s 2nd-quarter revenue growth was driven by its ability to charge more for ads. PayPal’s 2nd-quarter payment volume grew 40%, but shares sell off due to concerns related to eBay. John Rotonti analyzes those stories, iRobot’s 2nd-quarter results, and which companies have (and don’t have) the ability to raise prices.
Motley Fool Senior Analyst Jason Moser joins us to answer your burning questions about STOCKS! Including dividend stocks, spicy stocks, stocks about to be acquired, and the completely-not-scientific-but-still-handy Gardner-Kretzmann Continuum (and more!)
Amazon has its worst day in over a year after missing expectations. Alphabet hits a new high and announces a $50 billion buyback plan. Apple and Microsoft dip despite reporting huge profits. And McDonald’s serves up a chicken sandwich-fueled surprise. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest earnings from Facebook, PayPal, Shopify, Starbucks, Qualcomm, Twilio, Teladoc Health, Pinterest, and Hasbro. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Beyond Meat and Etsy.
Another great month in the books! On today's mailbag we hear a lot of love for Coach Reich, we get a little more airtime with our VC side-swami Ollen, and we round it off with some stories that remind us of what is truly important in life.