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Join host Chris Hill and a panel of Motley Fool investment analysts each week as they cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Plus, interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks on our radar.
New episodes available every Friday.
628 Episodes
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Snowflake dazzles with the biggest software IPO ever. Adobe reports record revenue. Lennar Corp raises the roof with big earnings. Nvidia makes a $40 billion buy. Telehealth company AmWell makes its debut on Wall Street. FedEx hits a new all-time high. Dave & Buster’s declines on bankruptcy concerns. And the nation prepares for a Peeps-free Halloween. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share a couple of stocks on their radar: Nike and Freshpet. Plus, award-winning personal finance expert Laura Adams offers helpful tips for anyone starting a business and shares other insights from her new book, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers.    
Once upon a time, 1-hour comedy specials were a rare bird. Will the big investments Netflix has made in stand-up comedy backfire? Jason Zinoman, comedy critic for The New York Times, weighs in on the business of comedy.  
Peloton revs up on earnings. Chewy wavers. RH Holdings hits a new all-time high. Lululemon tumbles. Citigroup makes history with a new CEO.  And investors refuse to cut Slack any slack. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Kroger and Dave & Buster’s. Plus, our analysts share two stocks on their radar: Editas and Synaptics. And Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp talks portfolio allocation, dividend aristocrats, and how to grow your most important moneymaking asset.
It was the best August for the stock market since 1984. Is the market overvalued? What stocks should investors keep on a short leash? What stocks still have room to run? What should investors be focused on going forward? Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser tackle those questions and weigh in on holiday retail, Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, and Teladoc. The guys share some surprising predictions about Chipotle and Tesla and share two stocks on their radar: Docusign and Walmart. Plus, the Collaborative Fund’s Morgan Housel shares insights from his new book, The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons onWealth, Greed, and Happiness.   
Ok, it’s not just you. It’s all of us. Why do human beings tend to make bad decisions when it comes to spending money? According to Dan Ariely, best-selling author and professor of psychology and behavioral economics, a lot of it comes down to the environment we face as consumers.  
Microsoft and Walmart team up to pursue TikTok. Salesforce reports a record quarter. Workday gets the job done. Okta hits an all-time high. Best Buy gets a big boost from online sales. Ulta Beauty surges. And McDonald’s adds some spice. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Chewy and Medallia. Plus, Matt Argersinger, lead advisor of Millionacres, a Motley Fool investing service, talks about the current environment for commercial real estate and shares some opportunities for investors in real estate today.  
Looking to get support for your ideas? Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of the best-selling book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, recommends using a key word when making the request.  
Walmart reports big earnings and big growth in e-commerce. Target surges on record same-store sales growth. Home Depot and Lowe’s hit all-time highs. Uber and Lyft attempt to navigate regulatory concerns. Foot Locker gets a boost from its latest quarter and reinstates its dividend. Apple becomes the first U.S. company to hit a $2 trillion-dollar valuation. Citigroup makes a $900 million mistake. And Burger King gets creative with custom facemasks. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Ross Stores and Autodesk. Plus, Washington Post sports columnist Barry Svrluga talks about the future of the college and pro sports.
Award-winning writer Morgan Housel shares how behavior can have a greater impact on your financial life than investing skills. His book The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness will be released September 8th.  
Simon Property Group talks with Amazon about mall-based distribution centers. Microsoft announces plans to sell a $1,400 foldable phone. Marriott rises despite reporting its first quarterly loss in more than eight years. Apple and Fortnite engage in a battle royale. Lyft deals with sinking revenue and California concerns. SmileDirectClub gives investors something to frown about. And Starbucks, Dunkin’, and Hershey’s get a head start on fall and Halloween. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Bed Bath & Beyond and Qualcomm. Plus, Lakehouse Capital Chief Investment Officer Joe Magyer discusses investing during the pandemic, why digital payment companies are creating structural changes, and how his thinking on Berkshire-Hathaway has evolved.
The late, great David Bowie was not just one of the most influential musicians of the past 50 years. He was also brilliant at hedging financial risk. In her book An Economist Walks Into A Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk, economist Allison Schrager explains how Bowie turned his song catalog into a bond.
Disney’s streaming service gets the job done. Wayfair crushes expectations. Arista Networks sells off despite beating expectations. Square gets a boost from the Cash App. Teladoc and Livongo Health enter into a telemedicine merger. posts strong revenue growth but swings to a loss. Etsy generates triple digit revenue growth. Twilio reports record results, but the stock takes a breather. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: LivePerson and Health Catalyst. Plus, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist John Hope Bryant talks financial dignity and economic empowerment.  
Solomon’s Paradox, the ability to think more sensibly about other people’s problems than our own, is common. In her book Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World, Olga Khazan shares how people can use Solomon’s Paradox to their own advantage.
Amazon, Apple, and Facebook all rise on their latest earnings reports. Alphabet 2nd-quarter makes history, but not in a good way. PayPal and Teladoc Health hit all-time highs, while Visa and Mastercard deal with lower payment volumes. Andy Cross, Jason Moser, and Ron Gross analyze those stories, as well as the latest from Starbucks, UPS, Sherwin-Williams, Scotts Miracle-Gro, McDonald’s, and Pinterest. Plus they share three stocks on their radar: CEVA, Kinsale Capital Group, and J M Smucker.   Thanks for helping us with our 2-question listener survey!
 Scott Galloway is a professor at NYU Stern and author of the best-selling book The Four: The Hidden DNA of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. As the CEOs of those four businesses get ready to head to Capitol Hill, Galloway makes the case for breaking up their companies.
Intel plunges on chip delays. Microsoft declines despite a record quarter. Twitter pops on strong user growth. Chipotle serves up strong digital growth but slips on closed restaurants. Coca-Cola’s CEO says the worst is over. Intuitive Surgical surprises. Boston Beer surges. Tesla slides. Disney delays Mulan indefinitely. And Slack goes to war with Microsoft. Analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar:  Equinix and Qorvo. Plus, MercadoLibre’s Head of Investor Relations Federico Sandler talks online retail, online payments, and the future of the e-commerce giant.
Other than their fields of study Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky could hardly be more different. In The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds, best-selling author Michael Lewis shares how these two Israeli psychologists surprised their colleagues by not only working together, but also enjoying the process.  
The FBI investigates a major Twitter hack. Netflix sells off on earnings. Domino’s serves up strong sales growth. Banking software company nCino has a big Wall Street debut. Pepsi gets a boost from snacks. Fiat Chrysler & Peugot unveil Stellantis. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Ron Gross discuss those stories and the latest from Johnson & Johnson, UnitedHealth, and big banks. The guys also share two stocks on their radar: Boston Beer and 3M. Plus, CNBC reporter Kate Rooney discusses the latest with Robinhood, fintech, VC investing, and how Silicon Valley is rethinking office space.          
“Marketplace Radio” host Tess Vigeland walked away from her job with no idea what was next. In her subsequent book, Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B, to Find the Career and Life You Really Want, she outlines a key piece of advice for anyone thinking about a job switch.
Retailers continue to struggle as Bed Bath & Beyond announces plans to close more than 20% of its stores over the next two years. Levi’s sales fall more than 60% for the second quarter. Berkshire Hathaway buys Dominion Energy’s natural gas assets. SiriusXM buys Stitcher. And Kraft Heinz makes mayonnaise ice cream a reality! Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Zoom Video Communications and Rollins. Plus, food and beverage industry analyst David Henkes discusses the current state of the restaurant industry, Uber's acquisition of Postmates, and what restaurants will look like post-pandemic.
Comments (30)

Andrew Smith

enjoyed this

Aug 5th

Jamie Kurisunkal Jacob

These big tech earned and sacrificed to get where they are today especially Amazon and Apple.

Jul 29th

Jamie Kurisunkal Jacob

I hope there will still be big hits movies and a few sleeper hits at the movie theatre while the rest of the films goes straight to streaming.

Jul 17th

Phillip Glass

All dems think diversity is about skin color and not ideas and thought. “Let me see a picture of your board”. Stfu

Jul 7th

Salvatore Pacilio

I am so sick of your audio problems, and so often I'm trying to listen in the car but I just can't because of the audio problems. I'm going to stop listening. I don't see the point anymore

May 10th

Andrew Smith


Mar 25th

Andrew Smith

very helpful info for a time like this

Mar 21st

Andrew Smith

love the home Depot talk

Mar 5th

Patrecia Sapulette

Love this show! Guys are very informative and sharp on investment matters. What's even interesting is convos at the end got crowded of pizza 101 talks! 😁😁😁

Feb 23rd


Please don't ever do political opinion or Hollywood again, it was terrible.

Feb 10th

Patrecia Sapulette

Motley! Thanks for your podcasts! to be honest I LOVE your songs in break! I listened not only for the content, presenters but also for the songs 😁

Oct 21st

David Neill

lol really? batwoman looks good? it looks like woke garbage and will fail miserably.

Jul 24th
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Setumadhava Kathavate

Loved the serendipitous part about happiness.

May 22nd


Opening the show with a review of the previous on the radar stocks will legitimize your picks. Was Disney on a radar last week? If so congrats on your long options!

Apr 13th

Jonas Fitzpatrick

Bullshit: films are dumbed down generally, not just because intelligent scripts don't do well overseas. They actually do

Apr 12th


Gold stock recommendations?

Dec 10th
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Abhishek Banerjee

Wake up elon

Oct 4th

Rick Gundermann

either is fine.

Sep 5th

Lj Calixte

great interview!

Aug 23rd

Anthony Roach

Woah, your guys' sound quality jumped through the roof. Nice upgrades.

Jul 16th
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