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Now is the Time to Focus on FI (Financial Independence)

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Release Date: 07/02/2022

Residential Real Estate is Cooling, Not Crashing show art Residential Real Estate is Cooling, Not Crashing

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Build-to-rent housing is taking off and more home contracts are falling through. We’re probably not headed for another 2008 in the housing market, but it sure is weird out there. We’ve got two views on residential real estate, from renting and home lending. Rent CEO Jon Ziglar joined Motley Fool Contributor Matt Frankel for a discussion about: - The numbers behind rent increases. - The rise of build-to-rent housing. - How the rental landscape shifted over COVID. Brandon Snow, Executive Director, at Ally Bank caught up with Motley Fool Contributor Marc Rapport for a chat about the...

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Small Cap Investing 101 show art Small Cap Investing 101

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This is the fun part of being a stock investor. Ricky Mulvey and Bill Mann, Director of Small Cap Research at The Motley Fool kick off their series on small cap investing. They discuss: - Why small cap investors have an opportunity to beat the market. - The metrics that really matter for small caps. - Spotting B.S. from younger companies. - One small cap trend catching our attention. Stocks mentioned: ANET, RDFN, CWH, NFLX, AMZN, CHD Additional resource: Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Bill Mann Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks

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The New Bull Market show art The New Bull Market

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This week the Nasdaq officially entered bull market territory. (0:30) Emily Flippen and Jason Moser discuss: - July CPI and how lower-than-expected inflation fueled a market rally - Axon Enterprises posting record revenue in Q2 - Marqeta founder Jason Gardner stepping down as CEO - Drama between Unity Software, AppLovin, and Ironsource - The latest from Disney, Upstart Holdings, Sweetgreen and The Trade Desk (19:45) Tim Beyers talks with Marsha Barnes, founder & CEO of The Finance Bar, about the mindset traps that can keep people from investing and how to avoid them. (30:15)...

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Disney Passes Netflix show art Disney Passes Netflix

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The House of Mouse is firing on all cylinders, and now its total number of subscribers for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ is greater than Netflix. Dylan Lewis and Maria Gallagher (00:21) discuss: - Disney’s pricing power and streaming fatigue. - How Coinbase is faring through a Crypto Winter. - What Softbank is telling investors about the private markets. Plus, Nick Sciple interviews Tim Johnston, Co-Founder of Li-Cycle Holdings (15:41), a lithium-ion battery recycler. They discuss how Li-Cycle can meet some of the growing demand for the metals that go into electric cars, and the company’s...

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This Is When Amazing Companies Are Born show art This Is When Amazing Companies Are Born

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While some tech companies announce lay-offs, others are posting blowout earnings. (00:21) Deidre Woollard and Tim Beyers discuss: - How a decrease in consumer spending is hitting SaaS companies in unexpected ways. - Why The Trade Desk is thriving in a tough environment. - A “cautious” view on tech layoffs (and why we aren’t hitting the panic button). - Why Walmart might join the streaming wars. - A brilliant, tiny company that’s not getting enough attention from investors. Plus, (15:00) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger look at how companies are managing their share count, and one...

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The Wrong Side of The Learning Curve show art The Wrong Side of The Learning Curve

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Chips, and the companies that make and use them, dominate the business news. (0:25) Bill Mann discusses: - Micron Technology cutting guidance while also announcing a $40 billion investment in the U.S. - How Micron's current picture is similar to Nvidia's - Take-Two Interactive continuing its rough year by lowering guidance - Allbirds shares falling 23% as the young company learns some harsh lessons about business and growth (13:57) Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp look to "The Great Resignation" to find examples of what job-seekers should consider if they think we're heading for a...

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Shopify: Bull vs. Bear show art Shopify: Bull vs. Bear

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What's the optimal degree of concentration in your portfolio? (0:25) Jason Moser discusses: - Nvidia warning that 2nd-quarter revenue will be lower than they'd previously guided - Why Nvidia's long-term thesis appears to be intact - A listener's question about whether to sell some winners in his portfolio (12:31) Shopify's down 70% this year. Does the former high-flier have enough of a moat to fend off the likes of Amazon? Ryan Henderson and Jose Najarro join Ricky Mulvey in a bull vs. bear debate over Shopify. Who made the better argument? Vote in our Twitter poll @MotleyFoolMoney ...

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The War for Your Wallet show art The War for Your Wallet

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"We want a cashless society." That's what Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said in 2019. And while the war on cash may be a strong trend for investors, it's also important to understand the implications of a world that only takes cards (or Apple Pay). Jason Moser caught up with Brett Scott, author of the new book “Cloudmoney: Cash, Cards, Crypto, and the War for Our Wallets” to discuss: - Incentives in the war on cash - How money transforms when it moves from your wallet to a Venmo account - Why cash is like an emergency staircase - How COVID changed the way we use money Stocks...

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Do CEOs Need Term Limits? show art Do CEOs Need Term Limits?

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What does it take to be a great CEO in 2022? Leading with a True North, and breaking down some of the crusty hierarchical structures. Some leaders get it, and some really don’t. During Bill George’s tenure at Medtronic, the company’s market cap rose from $1 billion to $60 billion. He believes that leading with authenticity is one of the reasons he was able to help do that. Ricky Mulvey caught up with George to discuss his forthcoming book, “True North: Leading Authentically in Today's Workplace” as well as: - How Best Buy CEO Corie Barry pivoted during the pandemic - Mark Zuckerberg...

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Rise of the Machines, Jobs, and Earnings show art Rise of the Machines, Jobs, and Earnings

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The U.S. private sector has added nearly 6 million jobs in the past year. (0:30) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - The unemployment rate falling to 3.5% - Demand for cold beverages driving Starbucks' latest quarter - PayPal getting back to basics - MercadoLibre's blowout earnings - The latest from Cloudflare, Zillow, and Twilio (19:45) Jason and Matt analyze Amazon buying iRobot for $1.7 billion in cash, as well as: - Simon Property Group's latest results - Uber's record revenue in the 2nd quarter - eBay's surprisingly profitable business - Two stocks on their radar: Procore...

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Over the holiday weekend, we take a break from the cookouts and fireworks to focus on FI – Financial Independence – with Motley Fool contributor Brian Feroldi.
 
(0:53) Dylan Lewis and Brian Feroldi discuss:
- The core principles of FI and the different styles it can take
- Why a down market is a great time to check in on your financial independence and retirement progress
- Why it’s not too late to get started if you feel behind!
 
Host: Dylan Lewis
 
Guests: Brian Feroldi
Producer: Ricky Mulvey
Engineers: Rick Engdahl