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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.
Hot IPOs, Big Banks, and Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson
JPMorgan Chase reports big earnings. Citigroup surprises. Wells Fargo disappoints. Online clothing reseller Poshmark and fintech company Affirm have big Wall Street debuts. Petco rises on its IPO. Zoom Video and Lemonade issue secondary offerings. Visa and Plaid call things off. Beyond Meat rises on a deal with Taco Bell. Intel gets a new CEO. And Ben & Jerry’s launches frozen dog treats. Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss those stories and share two stocks on their radar: Penumbra and Pinterest. Plus, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner and Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers talk with Twilio co-founder and CEO Jeff Lawson about his new book, Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century.
Jan 15
38 min
Adam Grant on Finding Leaders Outside Their Comfort Zone
Does having deep expertise automatically ensure a leader will be great? Adam Grant, author of The New York Times bestseller Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, explains how the ability to get outside of one’s comfort zone contributes to leadership success.
Jan 12
1 min
Wall Street Reacts, CES Preview
The business world reacts to the insurrection at the United States Capitol Building. Bezos, Buffet, and Dimon pull the plug on health venture Haven. Teledyne Technologies and FLIR Systems team up in an $8 billion merger. Bed Bath & Beyond tumbles on earnings. Constellation Brands rises on earnings. Fintech start-up SoFi prepares to go public via a SPAC. Qualcomm’s CEO retires. Starbucks’ CFO steps down. And Roku buys the Quibi catalog. Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss those stories and weigh in on Burger King’s rebranding and Chipotle’s cauliflower rice. And Ron and Jason share two stocks on their radar: Beam Therapeutics and Itron. Plus, Wall Street Journal Senior Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern talks CES, Facebook, Twitter, and weird tech.
Jan 8
38 min
Quarterly Conference Calls: Morning vs. Afternoon
When a company in your portfolio holds a conference call with analysts, is the call in the morning or afternoon? As best-selling author Dan Pink writes in his book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, the answer matters more than you think.
Jan 5
3 min
2021 Preview
Why should investors be watching 5G, financials, healthcare, and industrials in 2021? Why do Cloudflare and Docusign have big upside potential? Will Berkshire Hathaway, Etsy, and NBC’s Peacock surprise investors in 2021? Will Roblox score a big IPO? Are Marriott International and Match Group poised for a comeback? And how will the cannabis industry fare in the new year? Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser tackle those questions and make some reckless predictions about 2021. And our analysts discuss Airbnb, Cerence, Discord, Live Events, Nikola, nCino, Peloton, and Quidel. 
Jan 1
38 min
Dave Barry’s Tip for Writing Humor
Dave Barry is the rare humor writer who has also been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. For anyone looking to inject some humor in their writing, Dave has some simple advice to follow.  
Dec 29, 2020
2 min
2 Cutting-Edge Companies in 2020
In 2020, Zoom Video grew from 10 million daily meeting participants to 300 million daily meeting participants. How has Zoom managed to scale? How will Zoom maintain its culture? What’s it like when your company becomes a verb? Motley Fool senior analyst Bill Mann explores those questions with Zoom Chief People Officer Lynne Oldham. One of 2020’s most successful IPOs was insurance company Lemonade. Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner and Motley Fool contributor Asit Sharma talk with Lemonade co-founder and CEO Daniel Schreiber about disruption, data, and the future of insurance.
Dec 25, 2020
38 min
The Case for Giving Your Kid Cash
Are digital payments on the rise? Yes. But if you’re looking to teach your kid about money, best-selling author Beth Kobliner shares why handing them cash can help make the lessons stick.
Dec 22, 2020
1 min
2020 in Review: Best CEOs, Surprising Stocks, and Dumbest Investments
Teladoc and Livongo join forces in a mega-merger. Airbnb, DoorDash, and Snowflake headline a red-hot IPO market. Jose Andres and Jack Dorsey set a high bar for benevolence. Medtronic shares its design for ventilators with the world. Disney makes a successful pivot to streaming video. And DraftKings and Rollins score big returns for investors. Host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss some of the year’s top stories and explain why Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan get their votes for CEOs of the year. We talk about some of the year’s more questionable investments, including Lululemon’s purchase of Mirror and Viagogo’s purchase of StubHub.  We reflect on two of the year’s big surprises: Bed Bath & Beyond and Cloudflare. And Jason and Ron share two stocks on their radar: and Editas Medicine. Plus, Motley Fool cofounder and CEO Tom Gardner talks with Appian founder and CEO Matt Calkins about the big business of low-code software.  
Dec 18, 2020
38 min
“When” is a Dangerous Word
With the market on track to finish up for 2020, some investors are already asking when the next downturn will come. Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital, explains why “when” is a word investors should avoid.  
Dec 15, 2020
2 min
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