Netflix surprises. McDonald's stumbles. Starbucks serves up big earnings. And the New Hampshire lottery serves up the sweet smell of bacon. Our analysts discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar. And economist Russ Roberts shares some insights from his book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness.
“One of the time-honored traditions of investors is to play the role of skeptic.” Even in October 2000, when his company’s stock had fallen 50% in less than a year, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was able to see profitability in the days ahead.
Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley hit 52-week highs but Wells Fargo slips. The National Retail Federation reports healthy holiday spending but Target tumbles on disappointing sales numbers. Gap decides not to spin off Old Navy. And Visa makes a big purchase. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Five Below, Tailored Brands, and Netflix’s new partnership with Ben & Jerry’s. Our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Freshpet, Teladoc Health, and SmileDirectClub. Plus, media and entertainment analyst Tim Beyers talks Amazon, Apple, Disney, Netflix, NBC streaming, cybersecurity stocks, and investing in the cloud.
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Costco reports some holiday cheer thanks to the strong trifecta of toys, candy, and alcohol. Bed Bath & Beyond sinks. Lennar raises the roof. And Grubhub delivers a denial. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, Luckin Coffee, Pier 1 Imports, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Taco Bell. Our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Accenture, Livongo, and Meituan Dianping. Plus, The Motley Fool’s Rex Moore shares some insights from CES 2020 and talks 5G, driverless cars, and 3D printing.
Why should investors be watching 5G, banking, and small cap stocks in 2020? Why do ANSYS, Arista Networks, and CRISPR have big upside potential? Why should investors keep Grubhub, Harley-Davidson, and Nordstrom on a short leash? And is it time for the CEOs at TripAdvisor, Under Armour, and Berkshire Hathaway to update their LinkedIn profiles? Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and explain why they’re bullish on Adobe, Stitch Fix, and Target. Plus, we discuss upcoming IPOs we’d like to see and make some reckless predictions about Berkshire Hathaway, DocuSign, and the data analytics industry.
Disney Plus works its magic. WeWork falls down on the job. Best Buy rewards investors. And Constellation Brands unloads some cheap beer. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss some of the year’s top business stories, stock market surprises, underappreciated stories, and dumb investments. We share why Chipotle, Microsoft, and Target each have a claim on having the “Best CEO of 2019”. Businesses analyzed this week include Amazon, Lumentum, Lyft, Microsoft, Uber, and more. Plus, we revisit our conversation with NYU professor and best-selling author Scott Galloway, who talks about his latest book, The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning.