Berkshire-Hathaway posted a loss in the 4th quarter. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders and shares why a new acquisition probably won’t happen in 2019. Plus, we delve into GE’s $21 billion sale of its biopharma unit to Danaher, and dip into the Fool Mailbag. Thanks to Airbnb for supporting MarketFoolery! Go to airbnb.com/fool and start hosting you’ll receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card if you generate $500 in booking value by May 30. Terms and conditions apply.
Altria and Philip Morris discuss getting back together. KFC goes beyond fried chicken. And connected fitness company Peloton files to go public. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jim Mueller discuss those stories. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits," at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
An Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for the company’s role in the state's opioid crisis. The state of Oklahoma had sought more than 17 billion dollars in damages and shares of Johnson & Johnson were up on the verdict. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss the future of Johnson & Johnson, Papa John’s new CEO, and Costco’s China debut.
Disney and Target team up on a partnership that will include Disney stores inside some Target locations. Tesla reportedly accelerates its price hikes in China. And new concerns emerge about the long-term effects of vaping. Analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on overvalued and undervalued Disney characters. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “7 Key Strategies to Grow your Profits," at www.NetSuite.com/Fool.
Nordstrom stock pops 14% after 2nd-quarter profits come in higher than expected. Dick’s Sporting Goods posts a good 2nd-quarter report, but does the future of sports retailers belong to businesses that focus on a single sport? Jason Moser analyzes those stories, as well as Apple’s new credit card. Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to offer investing advice for a soon-to-be uncle. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://StockIdeas.Fool.com.)
Target has its best day ever, as Lowe’s stock rises 10% on a strong 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes both retailers and shares why he thinks one is pricier than the other. Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss market timing and 401k investing.
Home Depot stock rises despite lowering guidance for the full year. Emily Flippen analyzes how Home Depot was able to increase average ticket despite lumber prices continuing to fall. Baidu’s stock rises after the “Google of China” beats low expectations. We discuss the latest results from iQiyi (the “Netflix of China), SINA, and Weibo. Plus, Emily shares three video-streaming stocks from China that she likes right now.
Estee Lauder hits a new all-time high after a strong 4th-quarter report. Abi Malin analyzes the appeal of the surprisingly underfollowed business. Plus, we discuss WeWork’s upcoming IPO and dip into the Fool Mailbag.
Walmart’s stock rises after a good/very good 2nd-quarter report. Seth Jayson analyzes the role of groceries in the retail giant’s success. Tapestry (aka, parent company of Coach and Kate Spade) shares fall 20% after a bad 4th quarter and disappointing guidance. Plus, we discuss Wednesday’s live Q&A on YouTube, complete with stock ideas for anyone looking to invest in artificial intelligence or augmented reality. Click here to watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bumQ8QGMjpc
Macy’s stock falls 15% on a terrible 2nd-quarter report. Jason Moser analyzes the damage and concludes Macy’s might actually be a value play at this point. Luckin Coffee, the coffee start-up in China, issues its first quarterly report as a public company. Plus, we take a peak at WeWork’s filing to go public. Get $50 off your first job post at www.LinkedIn.com/Fool.
Constellation Brands is selling its Canadian whiskey portfolio. Verizon is selling Tumblr. Jason Moser analyzes the deals as we discuss the challenge of keeping a leading business in the lead. Plus, we discuss the latest results from Advance Auto Parts, the impact of tariffs on our daily investing experience, and an early report on Chick-fil-A’s mac & cheese sales!
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