Morgan Stanley buys E*TRADE in a deal worth $13 billion. Domino’s hits an all-time high on strong 4th-quarter results. L Brands looks to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret to a private equity firm. Bill Barker analyzes those stories and shares his memories of attending the US-USSR hockey game in 1980. (Tangents include candle scents, bravery on Wall Street, and the movie “Miracle”.) For a free copy of our Investing Starter Kit, go to www.fool.com/StarterKit and we’ll email it to you.
For the past month, coronavirus has dominated headlines worldwide. However, much of the market has ignored those concerns… except for the energy markets. Motley Fool Contributor Jason Hall joins the show to discuss how he’s handling coronavirus concerns as well as a couple of his recent stock purchases, Jeff Bezos’s $10 billion donation to fight climate change, and a listener question on Pattern Energy.
Listen to the end to hear Jason, Austin, and Nick’s hottest takes on the Astros cheating scandal.
How does a routine become habit-forming? One important part is figuring out a reward for the routine itself. For example, as Charles Duhigg (best-selling author of “The Power of Habit”) explains, the reward for brushing your teeth is not necessarily what you think it is.
Two years ago the market seemed a little volatile, so David picked 5 More Stocks to Feed the Next Bear. Where did that hungry bear go? A year before that, the presidential election had lots of people in a tizzy, so David picked 5 Stocks The World Needs Right Now. Did the world need them after all? Join David and guest Emily Flippen as we look back and review these stock picks.