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The Motley Fool's daily look at stocks in the news, the top business/investing stories, and occasional tangents.
Pizza + Comfortable Footwear = Great Investments
Crocs and Domino’s Pizza hit new all-time highs after their latest 2nd-quarter reports. Southwest Airlines drops after 2nd-quarter revenue comes in lower than Wall Street was expecting. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and the pizza landscape in NYC.   Getting 50% off our Stock Advisor service is easy. Just go to
Jul 22
14 min
2 Small Caps We’re Watching
Johnson & Johnson posts strong 2nd-quarter results and raises guidance for the full fiscal year. Philip Morris has a mixed 2nd-quarter and gets questions about its recent acquisition. Sarah Gentry and Connor Allen analyze those stories, pick out highlights from Netflix’s most recent results, and share why Blue Bird Corp. and DermTech are on their watchlists.   Looking for even more stocks to put on your watchlist? Get 50% off our Stock Advisor service by going to
Jul 21
17 min
Private Investing Gets a Boost
Nasdaq partners with several banks to spin off Nasdaq Private Market as a stand-alone company. Ally Financial shares rise after strong 2nd-quarter profits. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses the long-term investing ripple effects of Jeff Bezos’ trip to space.   Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to  
Jul 20
20 min
Zoom Video’s Big Buy
Zoom Video makes its biggest acquisition ever buying Five9, a cloud-based call center operator, for $14.7 billion in stock. AutoNation posts blowout earnings in the 2nd quarter. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and breaks down what happens when a stock you own has been bought for cash.
Jul 19
16 min
Lessons from Lowcountry
Can investing change the way you look at the world? Chris Hill shares how standup paddleboarding and a meal at Rodney Scott’s BBQ helped him think about investing. (We’re off Thursday so if you’re looking for another great financial show to listen to this week check out the shows hosted by our recent guests!) The Tech Money Podcast with Malcolm Ethridge - Check Your Balances -
Jul 14
11 min
Rise of the Retail Investor
The growth of retail investing over the past year has been incredible and is poised to increase from here. Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross discusses that phenomenon, why we may need to rethink the definition of “small caps”, and Airbnb’s need for a strong 2nd half of the year.
Jul 13
14 min
Investing in China? “Play the hits.”
The Chinese government’s move against Didi are only the latest in a string of actions against technology companies. Bill Mann discusses what he believes some investors are missing in the story and shares his straightforward approach to investing in China. Plus, he digs into the brands underneath Authentic Brands Group as well as Robinhood’s S-1 filing.
Jul 12
13 min
Google Sued Over App Store
The attorneys general of 36 states and the District of Columbia sue Google over its app store. A combination of macro fears drive the day on Wall Street. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses the potential role of ETFs for investors.     To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, just go to
Jul 8
17 min
Time to Sell Uber?
An analyst note from JPMorgan sends shares of Whirlpool higher. Alicia Alfiere analyzes the rise of home improvement stocks and shares why Whirlpool fits the trend. Plus, we discuss whether or not to sell shares of Uber after a nice gain, and the peace treaty that hot dog consumers have been waiting for!
Jul 7
13 min
Didi & Donuts
Shares of Didi fall 15% after the Chinese government stops new users from downloading the ride-hailing app as it conducts a cybersecurity review. Krispy Kreme doesn’t raise as much money as it hoped with its IPO. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, discusses the challenge of adding to your winners, and shares why he believes inflation may not be as transitory as once thought.   Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to
Jul 6
22 min
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