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.
Microsoft buys Github for $7.5 billion in stock. David Kretzmann analyzes the deal as we wonder why Microsoft didn’t pay in cash. We dip into the Fool Mailbag to consider the relative merits of Garmin, both as a business and a stock. Plus, we shares some highlights from FoolFest 2018. 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.
What’s going on with Italy? We sent up the bat signal and Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson answered the call! We discuss Italian bonds and the prospect of Italy leaving the EU. We also discuss the latest earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods, what Nike and Adidas have riding on this summer’s World Cup, which countries are favored, and Tim’s presentation at Fool Fest 2018!
Shares of Universal Display pop on news that Apple may be going with OLED screens on all of its 2019 iPhone models. Jason Moser analyzes the perils and promise of being a key supplier for the world’s biggest public company. We also discuss Disney potentially adding cash to outbid Comcast for Fox’s assets, as well as Coca-Cola selling the first alcoholic beverage in company history.
Best Buy’s 1st-quarter same-store sales crushed expectations. So why is the stock dropping? Matt Argersinger analyzes Best Buy’s upcoming fiscal year and shares why consumer electronics might be on shaky ground. Plus, we discuss a potential catalyst for Chinese stocks and dip into the Fool Mailbag for a great question on valuation. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool
Lowe’s 1st-quarter sales came in light, but shares still rose 10%. Did the announcement of a new CEO top Lowe’s actual performance? Abi Malin analyzes the results, as well as Target’s 1st-quarter miss and Tiffany’s new all-time high.
Have you seen the latest drama at CBS? It’s not on the network, it’s in the board room. Investor-At-Large Tim Hanson analyzes the battle for the future of CBS. Plus, he shares why he’s watching the increasingly fragmented world of retail and why companies like Shopify and Square could be among the big winners. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/Fool
Though currently littered with penny stocks, the landscape for investing in marijuana is improving. Shannon Jones analyzes the recent merger of Aurora Cannabis and MedReleaf, and the impending FDA approval for GW Pharmaceuticals. Plus, we discuss how professional athletes and owners are helping the case by becoming more vocal about marijuana as a device for pain management.
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