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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.

Bernie Madoff’s Gift May 19, 2020
How did Bernie Madoff pull off the biggest Ponzi scheme in history? Diana Henriques, journalist and author of the bestseller The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, reveals that Madoff had an unusual gift for someone orchestrating fraud.
Retail sales fall more than 16% in April. Uber and GrubHub explore a possible merger. Marriott and Under Armour tumble on disappointing earnings. Diagnostics company Quidel gets a big boost from the FDA. And DraftKings hits a new high. Motley Fool...
For the Class of 2020 May 12, 2020
Given the pandemic, high school and college commencements just won’t be the same this year. So we decided we’d have Scott Galloway, NYU professor and author of The New York Times bestseller The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of...
The unemployment rate surges to nearly 15%. Uber and Lyft shares rise on earnings. MercadoLibre, PayPal, and Twilio hit all-time highs. And Disney announces plans to reopen Shanghai Disneyland. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Ron Gross, and Jason...
When new ideas are presented, it turns out that middle managers may not have the best track record for predicting success. Adam Grant, author of The New York Times bestseller Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, explains why peers have the...
An additional 4 million Americans file for unemployment as the total number of unemployed tops 30 million. The S&P; 500 wraps up its best month since 1987. Amazon reports surging sales and rising costs. Apple sees strength in services. Mastercard...
More than 4.4 million Americans file for unemployment as the total number of unemployed climbs to 26 million. Netflix adds 16 million subscribers for the quarter. Verizon loses subscribers and withdraws guidance. Chipotle gets a big boost from digital...
“Rock Around The Clock” was a flop when Bill Haley & The Comets first released it. Derek Thompson, author of the best-selling book Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction, explains how luck helped give the song a second chance at...
More than 5 million more Americans file for unemployment as the monthly total surpasses 22 million. Abbott Labs gets a boost on optimism over its coronavirus testing. Gilead Sciences gets a boost on optimism over its coronavirus treatment. Procter...
Having more work conversations via video conference? You’re not alone. Effective conversations at work are more challenging these days. Fortunately Emily Hoffman, the communications expert behind "Crucial Conversations," has some helpful tips to share.
The Fed announces a new $2.3 trillion program to boost the economy. Another 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment. Shares of Zoom Video fall on security concerns. And Disney+ surpasses 50 million subscribers. Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and...
Trying to lose weight? Might be time to change the scale. Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, offers up some weighty advice on losing weight.
350 $350 Billion and 10 Million April 3, 2020
The Federal Government launches a $350 billion small business lending program. Over 10 million Americans file for unemployment. Oil stocks rise. Constellation Brands serves up big earnings. And Luckin Coffee plummets on fraud allegations. Motley Fool...
Companies make thousands of acquisitions each year. Dan Heath, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, has a word of warning. The thinking that drives those decisions is the same thinking...
Congress passes a $2 trillion-dollar stimulus. A record 3.3 million Americans file for unemployment. The Federal Reserve cranks up lending. And the stock market has its best 3-day gain since 1931. Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross, Jason Moser,...
Working hard? That’s great. But if you want to avoid burnout then Daniel Levitin, professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University and best-selling author, has a tip to help everyone from students to CEOs.
Navigating the Crisis March 20, 2020
New York and California order nearly all residents to stay home. The government pushes back the tax filing deadline. And the stock market has another rough week. How should investors navigate the coronavirus crisis? Is it time to buy? Which...
The average return of the stock market is 9-10%. So why does the market rarely hit that number in a given year? Legendary investor Howard Marks explains.
Worst Day Since 1987 March 13, 2020
The stock market has its worst day since 1987 as coronavirus concerns grow and Wall Street sentiment turns decidedly bearish. How should investors be approaching this market? Which companies are still well-positioned for the long term? Motley Fool...
Does the carrot-and-stick method actually work? For certain tasks, yes. But as best-selling author Dan Pink explains, managers who use this as the sole way of motivating their team are making a mistake.