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Stocks for Thanksgiving and the Power of Habit

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Release Date: 11/26/2021

Big Tech's Big Returns, Sports Business in the Spotlight show art Big Tech's Big Returns, Sports Business in the Spotlight

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Apple posts record revenue. Microsoft makes its intentions clear with respect to its gaming division. Visa and American Express rise on strong results. Tesla tells Wall Street not to expect any new models this year. Home Depot's getting a new CEO while Lowe's gets a new partner in Petco. Atlassian raises guidance and McDonald's is optimistic about the McPlant Burger. Emily Flippen and Ron Gross analyze those stories, discuss areas of the market that look attractive right now, and share two stocks on their radar: Fulgent Genetics and Garmin. John Ourand from Sports Business Journal discusses...

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Betting on the Winter Olympics, Exploring Global FinTech show art Betting on the Winter Olympics, Exploring Global FinTech

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Viewership on Peacock is not as high as Comcast would like, so they're doubling their investment in 2022. Maria Gallagher analyzes the streaming landscape and the role the Winter Olympics plays in Comcast's plans. She also discusses how McDonald's, one of the largest employers in the U.S., is dealing with rising costs and why Levi Strauss is optimistic about 2022. Plus, Emily Flippen and Asit Sharma take a closer look at Wise, a financial tech company aiming to make global currency transactions cheaper. Our free Investing Starter Kit includes 15 stocks and 5 ETFs. For a copy just go to...

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"The healthiest business on the U.S. stock market"

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked about his company doubling down on gaming, which should give gamers and investors pause. Tim Beyers analyzes not only the impressive 2nd-quarter results but the overall health of Microsoft's business and how much room to run the gaming division has. He also discusses Mattel's renewed partnership with Disney, and what investors need to understand about F5's place in the cloud industry. Plus, Olivia Zitkus and Keith Speights discuss how Pfizer, Moderna, and Abbott Laboratories are investing the money they've earned from Covid-19-related sales, and whether one...

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4 Ways to Manage Risk show art 4 Ways to Manage Risk

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Will the consumer spending American Express saw in the 4th quarter translate to other companies like Visa and Mastercard? Why will it take Johnson & Johnson two full years to split its company? Bill Mann answers those questions and shares his perspective on the market's recent volatility. Plus, Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp (and some surprise guests!) discuss ways to manage risk. If you're looking for stocks to add to your own watchlist, we've got 15 in our free Investing Starter Kit. For a copy just go to www.fool.com/StarterKit Stocks: SHOP, NVDA, JNJ, GSK, BRK-B, BRK-A, AXP, COST,...

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Being a Net Buyer of Stocks, Investing in China's Middle Class show art Being a Net Buyer of Stocks, Investing in China's Middle Class

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It's never easy to see your stocks go down, especially when the overall market starts the way it has this year. Jason Moser discusses the importance (and psychological challenge) of being a net buyer of stocks and opens up about his decision-making process to buy more shares of Cloudflare, before he and Chris Hill share two stocks on their respective watchlists that they are looking to add shares of next. Plus, Bill Mann discusses China's enormous middle class, why so many businesses are making a play for it, and the role real estate investing plays in China. If you're looking for stocks to...

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Diving Into Crypto show art Diving Into Crypto

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In the complex world of crypto, how do you separate the junk from the value? Motley Fool cryptocurrency expert Bernd Schmid joins producer Ricky Mulvey to discuss what long-term investors should look for in this emerging space, including:  - How to think about allocation  - The real-world problems that blockchain platforms are already solving  - Fundamental differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum. Stocks: OSTK, NVDA Cryptos: BTC, ETH, SOL, MATIC What Is Proof of Stake (PoS) in Crypto? -  What Is Cold Storage in Crypto? -  Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: ...

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The Fundamentals of Financial Data, with Tom Gardner and Ayal Cusner show art The Fundamentals of Financial Data, with Tom Gardner and Ayal Cusner

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Understanding the math can help you weather the storm as a stock investor. Ayal Cusner, Investing AI & Automation lead at The Motley Fool, joins CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner to talk about the data that can give you more peace of mind when the market goes sideways. In this episode they discuss:  - The math behind stock volatility  - The fundamentals of owning growth-oriented companies  - The potential long-term rewards of going on stock investing’s wild ride To learn more: How to Calculate Volatility of a Stock -  Understanding Portfolio Diversification...

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Streaming Wars Heat Up and 1 Stock That Could Define the Next Decade show art Streaming Wars Heat Up and 1 Stock That Could Define the Next Decade

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Netflix shares fall more than 20% as increasing competition from Disney, Apple, and HBO Max (among others) cut into subscriber growth. Peloton's stock fell 25% on Thursday on reports of halted production and potential layoffs. United and American Airlines express optimism about increased travel in the spring and summer. And for the second quarter in a row Procter & Gamble flexes its pricing power muscles. Andy Cross and Ron Gross analyze those stories, Amazon's new clothing store, Winnebago's new EV, and share two stocks on their radar: Restoration Hardware and Intellia Therapeutics. Aaron...

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The Art of Pricing Power show art The Art of Pricing Power

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Both Amazon and Costco are expected to increase their membership fees this year. Will they surprise customers (and investors) by increasing their fees by more than they have in the past? Maria Gallagher analyzes what’s expected and why pricing power is harder for entertainment businesses like Spotify, Netflix, and Disney+. She also discusses the expansion of McDonald’s partnership with Beyond Meat, the anticipated IPO of Impossible Foods, and why she’s not as bullish as others on the plant-based protein industry. Plus, Jason Moser and Matt Frankel dig into Shift4 Payments and share why...

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Alphabet's Discipline, 5G's Potential show art Alphabet's Discipline, 5G's Potential

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Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard wasn't just a shot at Meta Platforms. Shares of Sony continue to fall in the wake of Microsoft's move, causing some to question the future of Sony's PlayStation. Tim Beyers analyzes the shifting landscape in entertainment, including Google's move to shut down its original programming division at YouTube. He also discusses whether winning regulatory approval to become a bank holding company makes SoFi Technologies a more attractive investment and Verizon and AT&T changing some of their plans for today's nationwide rollout of 5G. Plus, Ricky...

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