"We got the inventory wrong." That's basically what Target CEO Brian Cornell said about his company's latest results. Bill Mann discusses why Cornell and Walmart CEO Doug McMillon should have warned investors sooner about their latest quarterly numbers, the inventory glut major these retailers will have to work through, Lowe's benefitting from the residential home environment, and whether Target's stock is more attractive after last week's drop. Also, Tim Beyers talks with Arista Networks CEO Jayshree Ullal about how her company is diversifying its revenue stream, and one thing investors often get wrong about Arista.
You might not think of your money as a flock of sheep, but Dr. Martha Beck does. And it makes more sense than you’d imagine. A best-selling author and life coach, Beck joins Motley Fool contributor Brian Stoffel to discuss why you should ask yourself “how much is enough?”; how to align your investments with a personal mission statement; and yes, financial lessons from chimpanzees.
Is Wall Street starting to take a breath before reacting to earnings reports? Tim Beyers discusses Roblox shares rising despite (on the surface) a disappointing Q1 report, developer exchange fees, and why The Trade Desk is a company in transition. Also, Asit Sharma and Bill Mann take a closer look at Fiverr International, an online marketplace for freelance services.
The future of the metaverse is murky, even if its present technical challenges are clear. But there may be a few trillion reasons why investors should keep their eyes on this new frontier. Venture capitalist Matthew Ball is author of the upcoming book, “The Metaverse: And How It Will Revolutionize Everything.” Asit Sharma talks with him about the technical challenges in bringing the metaverse to life, a murky future for all involved, and why Nike may have meaningful exposure to the metaverse
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Busy week for investors as the April jobs report came two days after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates a half-percent. Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss pitfalls and potential for stock investors, rocky times for e-commerce companies Etsy, Shopify, and Wayfair, Booking Holdings and Marriott leading the travel industry, AMD defying expectations, Under Armour hitting an 11-year low, and the latest from Zillow, Block, and Starbucks. Plus, at 19 minutes in, Malcolm Ethridge, CFP and host of “The Tech Money Podcast”, weighs in on the Nasdaq selloff and the potential for commercial real estate. He also offers a sneak preview of his upcoming book! Finally, Jason and Ron discuss a new breakfast innovation and share two stocks on their radar: Outset Medical and Domino’s Pizza.
The Nasdaq fell 5%, continuing a rough year for investors. Andy Cross discusses the short-term pain being felt by all investors, including us; Shopify's 1st-quarter results looking similar to Amazon's; Deliverr, the logistics company Shopify just bought for $2.1 billion; and EPAM Systems, the IT services provider that surprised investors with a strong 1st quarter. Plus, Jim Gillies talks with Ricky Mulvey about MTY Food Group, a Canadian food franchisor small cap with potential.
Office Hours: Valuing ETFs, Investing For Kids, and Creating Dividends. Got questions? We've got answers! John Rotonti and Robert Brokamp answer audience questions about investing in ETFs, cash management, measuring risk, and more. Bonus resource - https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/07/16/do-you-have-an-investing-checklist.aspx
The biggest companies in the U.S. markets couldn't stop April being the worst month for the stock market in years. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross discuss Amazon falling more than 10% after a weak 1st-quarter report, Apple's supply chain outlook, Microsoft delivering strong earnings across its business units, Atlassian's guidance outweighing great 3rd-quarter profits, Pinterest bouncing back from a 52-week low, and the latest from Meta Platforms, Alphabet, and Pinterest. Plus 19 minutes in, CNBC host Becky Quick calls in from the Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting to discuss Warren Buffett's investing strategies, inflation, the strength of the U.S. economy, and more, and just before the close Emily and Ron share two stocks on their radar: Teladoc Health and Sherwin-Williams.
Comments from Fed Chief Jay Powell on Thursday sent the overall market lower. How should investors think about the impending interest rate hike in May? Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss a challenging immediate future for Netflix, Tesla's record profits in Q1, Elon Musk's progression towards buying Twitter, Papa John's signing a new 3-year deal with board member Shaquille O'Neal, the latest from Gap, Boston Beer Co., and Johnson & Johnson. Meanwhile Matt Argersinger, lead investor for Millionacres, analyzes the current state of housing, why we still have too much office space in the U.S., and areas of real estate investing he likes right now; and Ron and Jason return to answer a listener's voicemail question about Traeger, and share two stocks on their radar: Atlassian and Twilio.
As major airline stocks pop, it's reasonable to ask what the long-term prospects are for shareholders. Jim Gillies discusses American, United, and the other major U.S. carriers, the airline-tangent stock he prefers, AT&T's timing with the spinoff of Warner Media, HBO Max gaining subscribers, and Sleep Number's cash flow being better than its stock price would indicate. Also, just over 19 minutes in, Deidre Woollard talks with Beth Kindig, lead tech analyst for the I/O Fund, about where she's finding opportunities in the recent downturn in tech stocks.
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