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The Motley Fool's daily look at stocks in the news, the top business/investing stories, and occasional tangents.
June 16, 2021
Great Expectations for Roblox
Roblox shares drop after the company reports a drop in daily active users as well as spending. La-Z-Boy wraps up the fiscal year with a strong report but shares fall nearly 10%. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and discusses eBay selling its division in South Korea for $3.6 billion. Getting 50% off our Stock Advisor service is easy. Just go to .
June 15, 2021
Why Used Car Prices Are Rising
The U.S. and European Union settle a 17-year trade dispute involving Boeing and Airbus. Shares of CD Projekt rise on reports that Cyberpunk 2077 is being added back to the PlayStation store. Yasser El-Shimy analyzes those stories and talks about Vroom, Carvana, and the increasing prices of used cars. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to .
June 14, 2021
Is Apple an Index Fund?
Lordstown Motors drops 20% as the CEO and CFO resign. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan says consumer spending has risen 20% over 2019 levels. Jason Moser analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to discuss whether selling Apple in favor of smaller growth stocks is a good idea. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to
June 10, 2021
Is Stock-Picking Right For You?
RH pops 15% after a huge 1st-quarter report comes with raising full-year guidance. ServiceNow gets an upgrade from Goldman Sachs. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories, plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag to talk about how long new investors should give themselves to decide if stock-picking is right for them. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, just go to .
June 9, 2021
Who’s Winning in Data Analytics?
Casey’s General Stores wraps up the fiscal year with a rock solid 4th quarter. Chipotle raises wages and menu prices. Clay Bruning analyzes those stories and discusses where companies like Sumo Logic and Datadog fall in the spectrum of attractiveness for investors interested in data analytics businesses. To celebrate Michael J. Fox’s birthday we’re offering 50% off our Stock Advisor service. (Yes, really.) Just go to .
June 8, 2021
The “Waiting For Godot” Stock
Stitch Fix rises on better than expected 3rd-quarter results. Chico’s gets involved in an activist investor battle. Berkshire-Hathaway invests $500 million in Nubank, an online bank in Brazil. Jim Gillies analyzes those stories and shares why he believes we’re living in a golden age of “The Greater Fool” theory. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to .
June 7, 2021
Bezos In Spaaaaaace!!
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces he’ll be on Blue Origin’s first spaceflight with humans. Vulcan Materials buys U.S. Concrete for $1.3 billion in cash. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and discusses the rebound of travel-related businesses like Airbnb, Booking Holdings, and Marriot.
June 3, 2021
The Growing Case for Cybersecurity Stocks
AMC Entertainment files to sell 11 million shares, sending the stock down 30%. ExxonMobil loses a proxy fight as an activist firm gains a 3rd seat on the board of directors. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and FireEye’s decision to sell part of its business (and its name) to a private equity firm. Celebrate McLovin’s 40th birthday by getting 50% off our Stock Advisor service! Just go to .
June 2, 2021
Zoom’s Future, Etsy’s Acquisition
Zoom Video’s 1st-quarter revenue soars but the stock stays grounded. Etsy buys Depop, a secondhand fashion app, for $1.6 billion. Tim Beyers analyzes those stories, as well as Taiwan Semiconductor’s plans to invest billions in a new factory in Arizona. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to .
June 1, 2021
Is This The Next Baby Berkshire?
AMC Entertainment pops 15% on news of a stock sale. Cloudera gets 4.7 billion reasons to go private. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and weighs in on whether Cannae Holdings is the next Baby Berkshire. Got a question about stocks? Email [email protected]!
May 27, 2021
“Yellow Flags” at Okta
Okta’s 1st-quarter earnings were overshadowed by its lowered guidance for the current quarter and the sudden departure of its CFO. Workday shares fall a bit despite good 1st-quarter results and raised guidance. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories as well as the latest great results from Williams-Sonoma. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, just go to .
May 26, 2021
Zscaler, Nordstrom, and The Lauren Hobart Era
Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods hit an all-time after a monster 1st-quarter, as CEO Lauren Hobart continues to impress. Zscaler pops 15% after the cybersecurity company continues to invest in growth. Alicia Alfiere analyzes those stories, as well as the challenges and possibilities facing Nordstrom.
May 25, 2021
IAC Spins Off Vimeo, Amazon Preps a New Acquisition
IAC/Interactive spins off video tools business Vimeo as a standalone public company. AutoZone’s latest same-store sales growth was in the zone of greatness. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses Amazon closing in on its latest acquisition target: MGM Studios Want 25% off our Stock Advisor service? Sorry, but we’re only offering 50% off. Just go to .
May 24, 2021
Lefty’s Win & the Rise of Callaway Golf
Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight sends the stock up 15%. Phil Mickelson’s historic PGA Championship win gives shares of Callaway Golf a boost. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and shares what he’s going to be watching when software giant Autodesk issues its latest earnings report on Thursday afternoon. Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to .
May 20, 2021
Bitcoin and Outer Space
Virgin Galactic shares pop on news of its next test flight. L Brands posts a strong 1st-quarter report and prepares to spin off Victoria’s Secret. Bill Mann analyzes those stories and shares his thoughts on the Bitcoin drama this week. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, just go to .
May 19, 2021
Target, Lowe’s, and the Role of Guidance
Target and Lowe’s both had impressive 1st-quarter reports, but only Target’s stock is hitting an all-time high. One key difference? Target’s management restored full-year fiscal guidance. Emily Flippen analyzes those stories, as well as a strong end to the fiscal year for Take-Two Interactive.
May 18, 2021
Buffett’s Latest Trades
Walmart’s same-store sales in the 1st quarter rose 6%. That was just one of the highlights from a strong report. Home Depot’s revenue in the 1st quarter rose 33%, but shares fell slight in part due to lack of guidance. Twilio shares rise after it buys Zipwhip for $850 million and cash and stock. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories, as well as the highlights from Berkshire-Hathaway’s latest round of buying (Verizon, Kroger) and selling (Chevron, Wells Fargo). Want 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Just go to .
May 17, 2021
AT&T-Discovery Deal Alters the Media Landscape
AT&T announces its merging its media assets with Discovery. The result will be a streaming monstrosity that includes HBO, CNN, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, TLC, Food Network, HGTV and more. Jason Moser analyzes what it means for AT&T, Discovery, Netflix, and Disney, and discusses the latest news from AppHarvest, Twitter, and Hostess Brands.
May 13, 2021
Yeti’s A Monster
Casper Sleep’s 1st-quarter report shows things are improving, but Wall Street’s not impressed yet. Yeti shares rise as 1st-quarter profits and revenue are higher than expected, and global sales continue to grow. Asit Sharma analyzes those stories and discusses Bill Ackman taking a 6% stake in Domino’s Pizza. Want to get 50% off our Stock Advisor service? Go to .