Zillow and Etsy report 2nd-quarter results, and the resulting directions of the stocks indicate how important revenue is. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes Zillow’s acquisition strategy and the degree to which Etsy is Amazon-proof. Plus, we dip into the Fool Mailbag and look forward to ESPN’s re-launch of “The Ocho”. (Tangents include the origins of tennis, random acts of kindness at Wawa, and an upcoming road trip for MarketFoolery!)
After 12 years as CEO, Pepsico announced that Indra Nooyi is stepping down in October. Jason Moser analyzes her tenure and shares why the next CEO has very big shoes to fill. Plus, we discuss Berkshire-Hathaway’s 2nd-quarter results and Facebook’s discussions with banks regarding a new feature for Facebook Messenger. Thanks Handy. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/fool and use promo code “fool”.
Tesla’s 2nd-quarter loss was its biggest ever, so of course shares are up 10% today. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross analyze the electric automaker’s results and near-term future. Plus, we discuss the latest from FitBit and Square, say goodbye to Brookstone, and wonder if Jack Dorsey should be handed the “CEO of the Year” trophy right now.
Apple inches closer to a $1 trillion market cap with record sales in the 3rd quarter. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross analyzes the latest results from the world’s largest fruit company. Plus, we discuss Baidu’s drop (despite a strong underlying business) and SodaStream’s big pop.
Texas Roadhouse shares fall as costs rise for the restaurant chain. Chipotle shares fall on another health scare, this time in Ohio. Bill Mann analyzes what the two have in common, and how Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol needs to be ready for his close-up. Plus, we discuss Brookfield Asset Management buying Forest City Realty Trust, as well as the recent spate of share buyback plans.
Caterpillar posts strong 2nd-quarter results and raises guidance for the full fiscal year. Taylor Muckerman analyzes Caterpillar’s recent rise and the potential for the stock from here. Plus, we discuss the latest quarterly results from ExxonMobil and Chevron, as well as the bump the latest “Mission Impossible” has given to Viacom’s stock.
Facebook shares plummet after the social network’s CFO makes it clear that revenue is going down in 2018. Troy Springer and Maria Gallagher analyze the damage, as well as Spotify’s 2nd-quarter results. Plus, they share why General Mills and Stitch Fix are on their radar. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.
UPS shares pop on a strong 2nd-quarter report, but it pales in comparison to the 25% rise in GrubHub’s stock after a record 2nd-quarter report. Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker analyzes companies, as well as the struggles of General Motors and Polaris. (Tangents include quirky metrics, UPS uniforms, and what to name Bill’s new puppy!)
Great white sharks lurk near the beaches of Cape Cod, while pine trees in Maine can startle you if you’re not paying attention. Recording at the Podcast Movement conference in Philadelphia, Chris Hill shares a couple of investing takeaways from his vacation. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.
Hasbro’s 2nd-quarter profits send the stock higher, while Halliburton’s 2nd-quarter results cause a sell-off. Taylor Muckerman and Jason Moser analyze those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to suggest stocks for a 3-year-old investor.
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