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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.

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.

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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.

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English


Episodes

The Long Road to Success in Comedy

7/7/2020
Back in the day a great stand-up comedy set on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” meant instant success, but so much has changed since then. Greg Fitzsimmons, stand-up comedian and host of the long-running comedy podcast “Fitzdog Radio”, explains that despite the increased competition comedy is still a meritocracy for those willing to work for it.

Duration:00:03:03

Tesla, Musk, and the Future of Movies

7/3/2020
It’s our Independence Day Weekend Special! Corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow analyzes the latest corporate scandals and the future of the movie industry. Award-winning writer Morgan Housel talks with journalist and best-selling author Bethany McLean about Tesla, Elon Musk, and the business of fracking. To check out The Motley Fool’s new swag store, go to http://Shop.Fool.com.

Duration:00:38:34

The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

6/30/2020
Professional baseball almost didn’t make it out of the 1880s. In his book The Summer of Beer and Whiskey, writer Ed Achorn explains how a new owner of the team in St. Louis helped saved the business of baseball with creative ideas like selling beer at the games.

Duration:00:02:10

Digital Ad Spending and the Power of Weird

6/26/2020
Google deals with slipping ad sales while Facebook and Amazon gain market share. Amazon buys a new car. McCormick hits a new high. Nike stumbles. And Microsoft pulls the plug on its stores. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Albertson’s, Chuck E. Cheese, and Darden Restaurants. The guys share two stocks on their radar: Etsy and Houlihan Lokey. Plus, Atlantic writer Olga Khazan shares some insights from her book, Weird: The...

Duration:00:38:36

Is Grit Overrated?

6/23/2020
In general, perseverance is a good thing. But David Epstein, author of the best-selling book Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, points out that demonstrating grit is not always the best course of action.

Duration:00:02:10

Retail Rebounds, Dynamic Duos, and the CEO of DocuSign

6/19/2020
Retail sales rebound in May. Walmart teams up with Shopify. Spotify teams up with DC Comics. Wirecard plummets on accounting concerns at the German payment firm. And Groupon investors react to quarterly results and a 1-for-20 reverse stock split. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, debate the finer points of Disney wine, and share two stocks on their radar: Skyworks Solutions and AeroVironment. Plus, DocuSign CEO Dan Springer talks about the big business of...

Duration:00:38:36

Diversity Is The First Step

6/16/2020
What’s the key to unlocking your team’s potential? Jeff Weiner, longtime CEO of LinkedIn, shares key steps leaders can take to get the most out of a diverse team.

Duration:00:01:57

Fed Warnings, Stock Worries, and Mark Cuban

6/12/2020
The market tumbles as the Fed Chairman warns the recovery might take a couple of years. Adobe hits an all-time high on record revenue. Lululemon slips on earnings. Starbucks closes some locations in the U.S. and Canada. Five Below hangs in. Chewy delivers. Grubhub snubs Uber. And Hertz revs up on news that the bankrupt rental car company is attempting to offer a billion dollars in stock. Analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Fastly and...

Duration:00:38:36

Get Rid of the Jerks

6/9/2020
When a business is looking to grow, it needs to figure out how to effectively spread excellence throughout its organization. Bob Sutton, Stanford professor and author of the book Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More, Without Settling for Less, shares that one way to do that is to get rid of the jerks.

Duration:00:03:37

Surprising Jobs Numbers and Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke

6/5/2020
Investors react to surprising employment numbers. Zoom Video connects with its latest earnings and doubles revenue guidance. Slack sells off. And DocuSign delivers. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the latest from Dick’s Sporting Goods, eBay, and Levi Strauss. And Ron and Jason share two stocks on their radar: Target and FLIR Systems. Plus, Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks with Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke about the business of Shopify, the...

Duration:00:38:36

Space 2020: Musk vs. Bezos

6/2/2020
SpaceX, Elon Musk’s company, launched NASA astronauts into orbit over the weekend. But they face competition from Jeff Bezos’ company, Blue Origin. Christian Davenport, author of the best-selling book The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos., shares how Bezos has had cosmic ambitions his entire life.

Duration:00:02:03

Market Rebounds and Disney Reopenings

5/29/2020
The total number of unemployment claims climbs above 40 million. Costco slips on earnings. Salesforce sells off. Dollar Tree and Dollar General rise on strong growth. Williams-Sonoma serves up a surprise. And Hertz Global files for Chapter 11. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories, weigh in on the latest from Ulta Beauty, and share two stocks on their radar: Intercontinental Exchange and Bill.com. And we talk with Motley Fool contributor Rick Munarriz about...

Duration:00:38:36

The Power of Disagreement

5/26/2020
When everyone is in agreement on a project or idea, is there a hidden downside? Jonah Sachs, entrepreneur and author of the book Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble and Bold When You Need it Most, reveals that finding constructive ways to disagree can be a key to unlocking creativity.

Duration:00:01:51

The Future of Real Estate and Retail

5/22/2020
Facebook, MasterCard, and Spotify announce new work-from-home policies. Lowe’s, Home Depot, Target, and Walmart report big growth in same-store sales. The U.S. Senate passes a bill that would impose new listing requirements for Chinese companies. And Take-Two Interactive hits an all-time high. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss those stories and weigh in on the future of retail and the future of real estate. Our analysts share two stocks on their radar: TJX Companies...

Duration:00:38:36

Bernie Madoff’s Gift

5/19/2020
How did Bernie Madoff pull off the biggest Ponzi scheme in history? Diana Henriques, journalist and author of the bestseller The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, reveals that Madoff had an unusual gift for someone orchestrating fraud.

Duration:00:02:24

Retail’s New Record and the Business of RVs

5/15/2020
Retail sales fall more than 16% in April. Uber and GrubHub explore a possible merger. Marriott and Under Armour tumble on disappointing earnings. Diagnostics company Quidel gets a big boost from the FDA. And DraftKings hits a new high. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the best way to build a portfolio. Our analysts share a couple of stocks on their radar: Intellia Therapeutics and Axon Enterprise. Plus, Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis...

Duration:00:41:21

For the Class of 2020

5/12/2020
Given the pandemic, high school and college commencements just won’t be the same this year. So we decided we’d have Scott Galloway, NYU professor and author of The New York Times bestseller The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning, shares his advice for the graduating class of 2020.

Duration:00:03:06

Surging Unemployment, Skyrocketing Stocks

5/8/2020
The unemployment rate surges to nearly 15%. Uber and Lyft shares rise on earnings. MercadoLibre, PayPal, and Twilio hit all-time highs. And Disney announces plans to reopen Shanghai Disneyland. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Activision Blizzard, Berkshire Hathaway, Beyond Meat, Electronic Arts, Etsy, Pinterest, Roku, Shake Shack, Square, and Wayfair. Plus, our analysts share three stocks on their radar: Costco, Coupa...

Duration:00:38:36

Predicting the Success of New Ideas

5/5/2020
When new ideas are presented, it turns out that middle managers may not have the best track record for predicting success. Adam Grant, author of The New York Times bestseller Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, explains why peers have the edge in giving feedback.

Duration:00:02:18

Sell in May and Go Away?

5/1/2020
An additional 4 million Americans file for unemployment as the total number of unemployed tops 30 million. The S&P 500 wraps up its best month since 1987. Amazon reports surging sales and rising costs. Apple sees strength in services. Mastercard and Visa beat expectations. Alphabet gets a boost from YouTube. Microsoft gets a boost from the Cloud. And Facebook rises on strong engagement. Motley Fool analysts Aaron Bush, Andy Cross, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on the...

Duration:00:38:36