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“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.
Nike scores with its Jordan brand. IAC buys Care.com for $500 million. FedEx delivers disappointing earnings. Bed Bath & Beyond surges after its new CEO cleans house. And General Mills gets a big boost from Blue Buffalo. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, weigh in on surprising earnings from Blackberry and Winnebago, and debate the relative merits of eggnog and mistletoe. And we talk about why American Tower and Cerence are two stocks to watch. Plus, Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp serves up some year-end financial advice and talks retirement and saving for college.
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Costco slips on earnings and a website glitch. GameStop tumbles on flagging same-store sales growth. Adobe hits an all-time high. And Stitch Fix surprises Wall Street. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Andy Cross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories, dig into the latest from Lululemon, and take stock in an aging opportunity. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Bill.com, Monster Beverage, and Trimble. Plus, Stanford professor Bob Sutton shares insights from his best-selling book, Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less.
Google’s co-founders relinquish control of Alphabet. Expedia and United Airlines make their own changes at the top. Five Below rises on earnings. Zoom Video gets a poor reception. And McDonald’s tests a new chicken sandwich. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Constellation Brands, DocuSign, and Ulta Beauty. And we explain why investors should watch Adobe, CrowdStrike, and Hasbro. Plus, Toy Insider Editorial Director Jackie Breyer talks hot holiday toys and explains why Target is winning the toy war.
It’s our Thanksgiving Special! Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser share why they’re thankful for stocks MarketAxess, CRISPR, and Zoetis. They discuss why investors might want to avoid stock market turkeys Uber, TripAdvisor, and Smile Direct. And since no Thanksgiving is complete without dessert, we dig into a few slices of humble pie and talk Arista, Camping World Holdings, and Eventbrite. Plus, we revisit our conversation with Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks, author of Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.
Target hits a new all-time high on earnings. Macy’s and Kohl’s tumble. Lowe’s rises. Home Depot slips. Nordstrom surprises. And Schwab and TD Ameritrade may be teaming up. Analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle these stories, weigh in on the latest from Intuit, and dig into Tim Hortons’ holiday menu. They also share why they’re keeping an eye on Dave & Buster’s, PayPal, and Box. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks WeWork and New Coke, Disney streaming, and must-see movies. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://RadarStocks.Fool.com.)
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