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Motley Fool Money


Motley Fool Money airs every week on radio stations across America, including top-10 markets Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston and Washington, DC. The show features a team of Motley Fool analysts discussing the week's top business and investing stories, interviews, and an inside look at the stocks on our radar.


Retail & Restaurants  

Costco and Lululemon rise on earnings, while Restoration Hardware flunks its holiday test. Chipotle and Starbucks host investor days. Coca-Cola picks a new CEO, as warm weather hurts Vail Resorts. Plus, toy industry analyst Chris Byrne discusses the hot toys for the holidays and what Star Wars: Rogue One means for toymakers.

Starbucks’ Venti Change  

Unemployment drops to its lowest rate since 2007. Starbucks announces a change at the top. Guess reports some unfashionable earnings. And Taco Bell unveils a Cheeto-filled quesadilla. Plus, corporate governance expert and film critic Nell Minow talks Trump, Target, and holiday movies. To check out The Motley Fool's new skill for Amazon's Echo just go to





Stocks We're Thankful For  

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our analysts give thanks and help themselves to some humble pie. Best-selling author Dan Heath talks about his book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and in Work. And Pawn Stars star Rick Harrison talks about life at the Gold & Silver.


The Hidden Logic of Motivation  

Best Buy surprises. rises. And Berkshire Hathaway takes to the skies. Our analysts discuss those stories and behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about his new book, Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations. 

The Trump Investor  

What does a Trump victory mean for investors? Is Shake Shack's success sustainable? Will Priceline fly even higher? And will Disney spin off ESPN? Our analysts tackle those questions and share three stocks on their radar. 

The Signal and The Noise  

On this week's show, we share two of our favorite interviews. Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner talks Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Tesla with best-selling author David Kirkpatrick. And we revisit our interview with writer and statistician Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don't. 

Let's Make a Deal  

Amazon and Apple slip on earnings. Mastercard surprises. Chipotle stumbles. And Google gains. Our analysts discuss those stories and weigh in on a mega merger. Thanks to Criquet for supporting The Motley Fool. For 20% off your first purchase, go to and us the promo code "fool".

Microsoft's New High  

Microsoft hits an all-time high. Netflix delivers. Hasbro gets a boost from princess power. And Snoopy gets sent to the doghouse. Plus, best-selling author Roger Lowenstein talks about his newest book, America's Bank. 

Google's Perfect Timing  

Samsung pulls the plug on the Galaxy Note 7. Wells Fargo's CEO steps down. And Snapchat's parent company prepares to go public. Plus, Motley Fool Asset Management's Bill Mann talks stocks, bonds, and investing overseas. Thanks to Tommy John for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to and use the promo code 20% off your 1st order! 

The Business of Motivation  

On this week's show, we revisit two of our favorite interviews. Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner talks with Malcolm Gladwell about his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. And Dan Pink shares some motivational insights from his book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. 

The 37% Rule  

Costco serves up bulky earnings. Frito Lay delivers for Pepsi. McCormick spices things up. And a beer maker gets a whole lot bigger. Plus, Brian Christian, co-author of Algorithms to Live By, talks computer science, decision-making, and the 37% rule. 

Twitter Takeover  

Is Twitter about to get acquired? Is Bed, Bath, and Beyond cleaning up its act? Will Facebook's latest admission alienate advertisers? Our analysts tackle those questions and share some stocks on their radar. Plus, television critic Andy Greenwald talks AMC, Atlanta, and the future of television. 

Apple Connects  

Apple's iPhone 7 connects with investors. Samsung heats up - but not in a good way. Bayer and Monsanto combine forces. And retailers report some dog days in August. Plus, best-selling author Bill Taylor talks about his new book, Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways. For a free preview of our Motley Fool One service, go to

Wells Fargo's Unreal Problem  

Wells Fargo is fined for fake accounts. Apple cuts the wire. Dave & Buster's dips. And Restoration Hardware rises. Plus, influence expert Robert Cialdini shares some influential insights from his new book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade.

Freakonomics and Naked Money  

On this week's Labor Day special, Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner talks about his new book, When to Rob a Bank: And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants. And Charlie Wheelan shares some insights from his book, Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters. 

Best Buys, Overpriced Drugs, and Productivity Tips  

Best Buy surprises. Herbalife slides. Tiffany shines. And a drugmaker faces big blowback. Plus, Charles Duhigg offers some productive insights from his new book, Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business. 

Home Improvement's Bright Future  

Home Depot and Lowe's may have more room to run. Sports retailers have a strong week. The wireless wars heat up. An activist takes on Buffalo Wild Wings, while McDonald's makes a rash decision. We discuss those stories and share three stocks on our radar. Plus, Frank Ahrens shares highlights from his new book Seoul Man: A Memoir of Cars, Culture, Crisis and Unexpected Hilarity Inside a Korean Corporate Titan.


Alibaba flies higher. Disney delivers. Shake Shack stumbles. And Walmart makes a big buy. Plus, journalist Jenny Anderson talks about her book, Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes.

Retirement: How Much is Enough?  

Fitbit climbs. TripAdvisor stumbles. Electronic Arts scores. And FireEye gets singed. Plus, Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp shares the latest and greatest thinking on how much you need to retire.



The 1st Trillion Dollar Company  

Alphabet, Amazon, and Apple report big earnings. Panera serves up strong growth. Verizon buys Yahoo. Twitter tumbles. And Whole Foods slips. Our analysts delve into the week's top business stories and share three stocks on their radar.

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