The News Fairy works overtime, but we’ve got Matt Argersinger to analyze the latest breaking news. Disney raises its bid to buy Fox’s entertainment assets. Starbucks shares fall after lowering guidance and announcing a higher-than-average number of store closings. Plus, General Electric gets booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average in favor of......Walgreens???
Abi Malin analyzes the wisdom of tronc rebranding as Tribune Publishing and its prospects for investors. Plus, we discuss software-as-a-service company Shotspotter, and the FoolFest buzz surrounding accounting software company Blackline.
Google invests $550 billion in JD.com, China’s second-largest online retailer. Apple announces a partnership with Oprah Winfrey. And Incredibles 2 racks up a record debut. Analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman discuss those stories and talk about two public companies they’d like to see go private.
At halftime of the World Cup 2018’s opening game, Bill Mann pops by the studio to discuss Comcast’s $65B bid for Fox’s assets and how Disney could respond. We also stare in horror at the smoldering embers of two retail stocks (Michael’s, Tailored Brands) falling 20%. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss valuation vs. market opportunity. Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool. Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool (use the promo code “Fool”)
A federal judge (resoundingly) approves of the $85 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. Matt Argersinger analyzes all the ripple effects, including Comcast’s impending bid for Fox’s assets, Disney’s response, and the potential for this deal ending up being a replay of the AOL-Time Warner deal back in 2000. Plus, we discuss North America winning the bid for the 2026 World Cup and explore a couple of story lines for the 2018 World Cup. Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and use the promo code “fool”.
David Kretzmann just got back from a cannabis business conference in Toronto. As Canada gets ready to legalize cannabis use across the country, we discuss the ripple effects for businesses and the opportunities for investors. And just what do exhibitors on the trade show floor give away to attract attention at their booths? To stay up to date with the latest coverage of this industry just visit www.fool.ca/marijuanamoment. Thanks to Casper for supporting The Motley Fool. Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/fool (use the promo code “Fool”)
Will Twitter continue its hot streak? What’s the biggest threat to Amazon? Will privacy concerns catch up with Facebook? And what does insider-selling mean for investors? On today’s episode, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman tackle these questions. Thanks to Blooom for supporting MarketFoolery. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool .
J.M. Smucker becomes the latest consumer staples company to make us want to avoid investing in consumer staples companies. Five Below soars 20% on a strong 1st-quarter report, while Ambarella’s 1st-quarter report makes us wonder if the video-processing chipmaker is at a crossroads. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we discuss Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett calling for an end to earnings guidance. (SJM, FIVE, AMBA)
Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes the trucking industry (including the shortage of drivers) and how it affects different industries. Plus, he shares investing takeaways from his recent trip to Singapore and Hong Kong, the near-ubiquity of Alipay, and the coming war on credit cards. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 credit toward your first job post.
Shares of Starbucks slip on news that Chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down. What does the move mean for shareholders? Analysts Matt Argersinger and David Kretzmann tackle that question, weigh in on Twitter’s big news, and talk about some underappreciated stocks.
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