Motley Fool Money podcast

Motley Fool Money

Motley Fool Money is a daily podcast for stock investors. Weekday episodes offer a long-term perspective on business news with The Motley Fool's investment analysts. Weekend shows are a mix of investing classes and longer-form interviews. The show is hosted by Dylan Lewis, Ricky Mulvey, and Mary Long.

Motley Fool Money is a daily podcast for stock investors. Weekday episodes offer a long-term perspective on business news with The Motley Fool's investment analysts. Weekend shows are a mix of investing classes and longer-form interviews. The show is hosted by Dylan Lewis, Ricky Mulvey, and Mary Long.

 

#1585

Small Caps are Back!

After a year and a half of the big names pushing the market forwards, some of the smaller companies are starting to go on a run.  (00:21) Bill Mann and Jason Moser discuss: - The Russell 2000s unusual spike, and why it’s a mix of good news and bad news. - The Crowdstrike update that grounded planes and the stock this morning, and what it says about cybersecurity overall. - Earnings updates from Netflix, Domino’s, and Five Below.  (19:10) Cava CEO Brett Schulman spoke at FoolFest 2024 this week – we air a portion of his conversation with analyst Kirsten Guerra about his company’s stellar performance so far as a publicly traded company, how they’ll get to 1,000 locations and what he puts in his bowl when he visits the restaurant. (33:56) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Danaher and Alphabet. Stocks discussed: CRWD, AAPL, META, NFLX, DPZ, FIVE, DHR, GOOGL, GOOG Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Jason Moser, Kirsten Guerra, Brett Schulman Engineers: Steve Broido Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

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#1584

Big Banks Roll On

The traders are making money and credit card delinquencies are hopefully plateauing. (00:21) Matt Frankel and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - Bank of America’s comeback story. - What big financial institutions are counting on from the Fed. - Why commercial real estate giant Prologis is getting into the data center business. Then, (17:58) Motley Fool contributor Rachel Warren interviews Dhruv Nagrath, a director at Blackrock, about fixed income trends for investors to watch. Companies discussed: BAC, WFC, PLD, DLR Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Matt Frankel, Rachel Warren, Dhruv Nagrath Producer: Dylan Lewis Engineers: Desiree Jones, Kyle Carruthers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

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#1583

Alphabet’s Next Act in Cybersecurity

Alphabet eyes its biggest acquisition of all time in Wiz, and a struggling retailer’s outlook gets worse – but it might be a buying opportunity for investors.   (00:22) Jason Moser and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Retirement lessons and a reminder to ignore the exogenous from our colleagues at FoolFest 2024.  - Why Alphabet is eying a $23B cybersecurity acquisition. - Five Below’s stock going on sale, and whether new leadership can put the struggling retailer back on track.  (16:25) Alison Southwick and Brian Feroldi continue their summer school series, running through the financial metrics that can help investors understand a company's valuation and one less common ratio that can tell you a lot about profitability. Companies discussed: GOOG, GOOGL, FIVE, AAPL, NVDA, MSFT Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Alison Southwick, Brian Feroldi Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Jul 2024

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29:34

17 Jul 2024


#1582

The CEO Draft

We’re picking CEOs for investors to watch. (1:01) Recorded live at FoolFest 2024, Bill Mann, Asit Sharma, and Ricky Mulvey discuss earnings from Charles Schwab and their takeaways from the conference. (7:50) Then, they draft their favorite CEOs in the following categories– capital allocation, growth stories, turnarounds, and wildcard picks. A correction: The CEO of Kinsale Capital is Michael Kehoe. Companies discussed: SCHW, OTC: CNSWF, ANET, WINA, KNSL, AMD, TTD, IBM, PEP, OTC: ADDYY, RKLB, ORCL, JPM Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Bill Mann, Asit Sharma, Erick DeVore Engineers: Desiree Jones, Michael Towers of Marx Productions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

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29:13

16 Jul 2024


#1581

Live from FoolFest 2024!

We’re on with members in Washington DC looking ahead at some of the major themes of the market in 2024 and looking back at a decade of FoolFests.  (0:49) Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross discuss: - Why dividends and some specific market indicators are in focus at FoolFest. - What to watch as earnings season picks up – Netflix’s metrics game, and whether spend returns for big-ticket items at Home Depot.  - Some of our favorite memories from a decade of FoolFests and a few trivia questions to revisit Fool stocks and the market over a 10-year period.  Companies discussed: NFLX, HD, PLD, BABA, HUBS, NVDA, ANET, PANW, MELI Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Matt Argersinger, Andy Cross Engineer: Desiree Jones Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

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25:07

15 Jul 2024


#1580

Ryan Holiday on Decision-Making, Stoicism, and Comfort Zones

Steve Jobs was famous for his micromanagement, but he never visited Apple’s manufacturing plants in China.  Ryan Holiday is a best-selling author and a student of stoic philosophy. His latest book is Right Thing, Right Now: Good Values. Good Character. Good Deeds. Dylan Lewis caught up with Holiday for a conversation about: - How investors can implement stoic philosophy.   - Why Holiday gave up on marketing spend for his business. - The cost of getting outside of your comfort zone.  Company mentioned: AAPL Host: Dylan Lewis Guest: Ryan Holiday Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jul 2024

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27:02

14 Jul 2024


#1579

A Sea Change of Mass Cognition

Mike Maples is a co-founding partner at the venture capital firm, Floodgate. He’s also the author of the new book, “Pattern Breakers: Why Some Start-Ups Change the Future.” Alex Friedman caught up with Maples for a conversation about: ---How to spot true visionaries. ---Missing out on an early investment opportunity in Airbnb. ---Whether the AI future will be defined by incumbents or upstarts. Companies mentioned: AMZN, LYFT, OKTA, CHGG, AAPL, MSFT Host: Alex Friedman Guest: Mike Maples, Jr. Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Dez Jones, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jul 2024

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25:39

13 Jul 2024


#1578

The Big Macro Gets Bigger

The Fed and big players in the market are keeping an eye on unemployment and the federal deficit too.  (00:21) Ron Gross and Bill Mann discuss: - How Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Jamie Dimon have more than inflation on their mind when it comes to the interest rate picture – they’re watching unemployment, the federal deficit, and spending.  - Why bank earnings were a bit of a mixed bag, and Delta’s results show the pain may continue for airlines. - A small acquisition from AMD that could be a big deal in the AI race, and Costco deciding to finally raise the price of its membership tiers.  (19:11) We kick off FoolFest 2024 with a trip into the vault – Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner with author Malcolm Gladwell in 2014 talking through David and Goliath, the lessons that can be borrowed as we look at small disruptive businesses, and whether titans can hold their lead in major industries.  (34:11) Ron and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Elf Beauty and Charles Schwab. Stocks discussed: JPM, WFC, DAL, AMD, NVDA, COST, ELF, SCHW Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Bill Mann, Ron Gross, Tom Gardner, Malcolm Gladwell  Engineers: Steve Broido  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jul 2024

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40:31

12 Jul 2024


#1577

The Other Risk Powell Is Watching

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is keeping tabs on commercial real estate. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Ricky Mulvey discuss stress in the CRE market, Delta’s quarter, and Tesla’s 50% run-up over the last month. Then, (16:23) we play an audio-only version of “Scoreboard” from Fool Live, our member’s only livestream. Anand Chokkavelu hosts Lou Whiteman and Rick Munarriz to break down AT&T. Companies mentioned: DAL, VLY, TSLA, GOOG, GOOGL, HUBS, T, CCI Check out our sponsor at  [www.rangeroverusa.com] (http://www.rangeroverusa.com/) Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Asit Sharma, Anand Chokkavelu, Lou Whiteman, Rick Munarriz Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Desiree Jones, Michael Schweitzer, Brandon Gentry Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

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29:44

11 Jul 2024


#1576

"Two Things Can Be True"

The market may be overvalued, but some stocks are underpriced. (00:21) Tim Beyers and Mary Long talk about whether we’re in an AI bubble, lofty tech valuations, and what an unchecked Sam Altman might mean for the rest of us. Then, (17:28) Sanmeet Deo and Ricky Mulvey discuss energy drinks as investments, and whether Monster or Celsius deserves the title of top dog. Companies discussed: CRWD, PANW, MSFT, MNST, CELH Host: Mary Long Guests: Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey, Sanmeet Deo Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

29 MINS

29:19

10 Jul 2024


#1575

Paramount Has a Buyer

A couple of weeks ago, Skydance Media’s offer to buy Paramount looked like it was dead. Now, both companies have a joint press release announcing the deal. (00:21) Jason Moser and Ricky Mulvey discuss: - What Skydance Media is getting in the Paramount deal. - Why Netflix is winning the streaming wars. - Questions that investors should ask before putting money in a turnaround story. Then, (15:58) Alison Southwick and Brian Feroldi kick off their summer school series with a history class on markets. Companies discussed: PARA, NFLX, DIS, PYPL Learn more about the Range Rover Sport at [www.landroverusa.com] (www.landroverusa.com) Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jason Moser, Alison Southwick, Brian Feroldi Engineers: Dan Boyd, Desiree Jones David Ellison interview on “The Town”: [ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/skydances-david-ellison-on-his-plans-for-paramount/id1612131897?i=1000661591016] (%20https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/skydances-david-ellison-on-his-plans-for-paramount/id1612131897?i=1000661591016) Brian Feroldi’s newsletter: [https://longtermmindset.co/newsletter/] (https://longtermmindset.co/newsletter/) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

30 MINS

30:59

09 Jul 2024


#1574

Americans are Flying, Airline Stocks are Not

(00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - How the airline industry’s focus on capacity and being able to supply more flights means fares are low, even in the face of record demand. - Eli Lilly’s $3.2B acquisition of Morphic, why it’s interested in the inflammatory bowel disease markets, and a few risks to keep in mind for the high-flying provider of weight-loss drugs. (14:39) Fool analyst Kirsten Guerra talks with Mary Long about her investing journey, and a career pivot that took her from rocks to stocks. Companies discussed: DAL, UAL, AAL, JBLU, LUV, LLY, MORF Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Kirsten Guerra, Mary Long Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

28 MINS

28:02

08 Jul 2024


#1573

Axios CEO on Media’s Existential Crisis, Entrepreneurship, and Luck

What happens to a publisher when an AI personal assistant can just give you the news? Jim VandeHei is the CEO of Axios, the co-founder of Politico and the author of Just the Good Stuff. Mary Long caught up with VandeHei for a conversation about: ---The “aha” moment that created Politico. ---How AI changes our relationship with information. ---Practicing good times paranoia and bad times optimism. ---The case for teaching kids how to play poker. Companies mentioned: ABNB, JPM Host: Mary Long Guest: Jim VandeHei Producer: Ricky Mulvey  Engineers: Desiree Jones, Austin Morgan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Jul 2024

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29:47

07 Jul 2024


#1572

How US Presidents Manage Money

Reagan knew how to budget. Jefferson knew how to party. Megan Gorman is the author of the upcoming book, “All the Presidents' Money: How the Men Who Governed America Governed Their Money.” Gorman is also the founding partner of Chequers Financial Management Robert Brokamp caught up with Gorman for a conversation about: - What FDR, a “bit of a trust fund kid,” did if he needed money. - How Ronald Reagan’s humble beginnings impacted his finances. - Why a Great Depression president was a great investor. Host: Robert Brokamp  Guest: Megan Gorman Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Jul 2024

29 MINS

29:09

06 Jul 2024


#1571

2024: Top-Heavy, AI-Fueled, Supply-Constrained

It’s our mid-year review show! We talk through the market’s strong start in 2024, how it’s being driven by the big names, and where the deals might be. (00:21) Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger discuss: - Why the market is up, but top-heavy in 2024, and the types of stocks currently trading at a discount to big tech. - Four defining themes of the year so far: AI, interest rates, next-gen tech, and the pivot to value for consumers.  - The state of real estate, and why low supply means prices may stay high in residential for a long time, even in spite of high rates. (31:01) Matt and Jason break down two stocks on their radar: ABM Industries and Rubrik. Stocks discussed: NVDA, MSFT, AAPL, ABM, RBRK Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Jul 2024

39 MINS

39:31

05 Jul 2024


#1570

What’s Upflation?

I don’t know, what’s up with you? Jason Moser and Mary Long discuss Tesla’s delivery numbers, how personal care companies are dealing with declining sales, and a mattress merger that might not come to be. Read the Bloomberg article mentioned [here] (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2024-07-02/from-shrinkflation-to-upflation-how-firms-are-upcharging-for-innovation) . Companies discussed: TSLA, TPX Host: Mary Long Guest: Jason Moser Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineer: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

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19:08

03 Jul 2024


#1569

Chewy’s New Kitten

This investor is not a cat, though. Asit Sharma and Ricky Mulvey discuss Chewy becoming a meme stock, Cedar Fair and Six Flags merging into one company, and headlines from 2029. Companies discussed: CHWY, SIX, FUN, AMZN, WMT Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Asit Sharma Producer: Mary Long Engineer: Tim Sparks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Jul 2024

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17:58

02 Jul 2024


#1568

Canada's Market: Apathy Means Opportunity

It’s Canada Day! We celebrate our neighbor to the north with a mid-year check on the state of Canada’s stock market.  (00:21) Jim Gillies and Dylan Lewis discuss: - How the TSX stacks up to the S&P 500 so far in 2024. - Why investor apathy in Canada is creating some low valuations and great buying opportunities. - Two Canadian stocks to watch: MTY Brands and Kit’s Eyewear Companies discussed: BMO, BNS, RY, ENB, SHOP, MTY, KITS Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jim Gillies Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Jul 2024

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19:13

01 Jul 2024


#1567

The Global Cold Rush

Nicola Twilley is the author of “Frostbite: How Refrigeration Changed Our Food, Our Planet, and Ourselves” and the co-host of Gastropod. Ricky Mulvey caught up with Twilley for a conversation about: - The cold chain and our economy. - Finding investment opportunities inside of refrigerators. - And one reason why Unilever gave up on ice cream. - A new technology changing how we eat fruits and vegetables. Companies mentioned: COLD, WMT, UL, YUMC Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Nicola Twilley Producer: Mary Long Engineers: Desiree Jones, Chace Pryzlepa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Jun 2024

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32:01

30 Jun 2024


#1566

The Two Most Important Questions in Investing

What is it worth? Why?  Ricky Mulvey caught up with Motley Fool Canada’s Jim Gillies for a conversation about how retail investors can value stocks and why they have an advantage over institutional traders. They discuss: - The difference between price and value. - What financial metrics can and can’t tell investors. - The valuation case for a sporting goods retailer. Companies mentioned: AAPL, OTC: WIPKF, MEDP, ASO, DKS, ADDYY, SFM Host: Ricky Mulvey Guest: Jim Gillies Engineer: Tim Sparks  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

29 Jun 2024

29 MINS

29:08

29 Jun 2024


#1565

Amazon Up, Walgreens, Nike & McPlant Down

Amazon joins the likes of Microsoft, Apple, Nvidia and Alphabet above $2T. Who is least likely to stay there? (00:21) Jason Moser and Bill Mann discuss: - Tips for playing the long game with the 2024 election cycle ramping up - Amazon joining the $2T club, and which member is most likely to experience a big fall. - Disappointing earnings for Walgreen’s and Nike, while McCormick keeps business zesty. (19:11) Author Nicola Twilley talks about her new book Frostbite, the development of modern refrigeration, and what its evolution can teach us about the development of other technologies today. (31:22) Jason and Bill break down two stocks on their radar: Disney and Itron. Stocks discussed: AMZN, RMD, WBA, NKE, NVDA, DIS, ITRI Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Jason Moser, Bill Mann, Nicola Twilley, Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

28 Jun 2024

40 MINS

40:01

28 Jun 2024


#1564

Amazon Joins the $2 Trillion Club

Welcome to the stock market in 2024. When we recorded today’s show, Chewy was up about 60% for the month. By the time we wrote the description, Roaring Kitty had posted a picture of a dog and the stock was briefly up more than 80% on the month. (00:21) Ricky Mulvey and Tim Beyers discuss what’s behind Chewy’s surge, Amazon’s new retail plan and journey to being a multi-trillion-dollar company. Then, William Cohan from Puck (16:13) joins Ricky to discuss his reporting on Paramount and future after it turned down a buyout deal from Skydance Media. Companies discussed: CHWY, AMZN, PARA Check out Puck’s newsletters: [https://puck.news/newsletters/] (https://puck.news/newsletters/) Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Tim Beyers, William Cohan Producer: Dylan Lewis Engineers: Dan Boyd, Tim Sparks Public.com disclosure: A High-Yield Cash Account is a secondary brokerage account with Public Investing, member FINRA/SIPC. Funds from this account are automatically deposited into partner banks where they earn a variable interest and are eligible for FDIC insurance. Neither Public Investing nor any of its affiliates is a bank. US only. Learn more at [public.com/disclosures/high-yield-account ] (public.com/disclosures/high-yield-account%20) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

27 Jun 2024

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31:29

27 Jun 2024


#1563

FedEx Paints a Macro Picture

2024 was a year of uncertainty for FedEx and the business of getting goods from A to B. Looking out to 2025, they expect shipping to pick up again. (00:21) Asit Sharma and Dylan Lewis discuss: - Rivian and Volkswagen’s partnership and why capital and scale are the name of the game in electric vehicles. - FedEx’s year focusing on costs paying off, and what their outlook says about the general macro picture. (15:24) Adam Ante, CFO of Paycor, walks Ricky Mulvey through how the company fits into the landscape of payroll and HR software and the investment thesis behind naming an NFL Stadium. Companies discussed: RIVN, VWAPY, FDX, PYCR, PAYC Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Asit Sharma, Adam Ante, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Tim Sparks, Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

26 Jun 2024

31 MINS

31:46

26 Jun 2024


#1562

Starbucks Sells Energy Drinks Now

The coffee giant is making a play into a fast growing market. (00:21) Jason Moser and Ricky Mulvey discuss Apple’s plans for its next headset, Starbucks new offerings, and earnings from Carnival Cruise Line. Then, (16:18) Robert Brokamp shares how he’s preparing for retirement, and what he’s learned from leading The Motley Fool’s “Rule Your Retirement” newsletter for two decades. Companies mentioned: AAPL, AXON, SBUX, CCL Host: Ricky Mulvey Guests: Jason Moser, Robert Brokamp Engineers: Dan Boyd, Austin Morgan Public.com disclosure: A High-Yield Cash Account is a secondary brokerage account with Public Investing, member FINRA/SIPC. Funds from this account are automatically deposited into partner banks where they earn a variable interest and are eligible for FDIC insurance. Neither Public Investing nor any of its affiliates is a bank. US only. Learn more at public.com/disclosures/high-yield-account Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

25 Jun 2024

29 MINS

29:26

25 Jun 2024


#1561

Customers for Life?

ResMed has had the market on sleep apnea cornered for a while, but new weight-loss drugs might be creeping in. We look at what could change based on recent studies and some other businesses that have established lifelong customers. (00:21) Bill Barker and Dylan Lewis discuss: - How weight-loss drugs like Eli Lilly’s Zepbound might be coming for ResMed and the sleep apnea market. - RXO take a bigger piece of the brokered transportation market, scooping up Coyote Logistics from UPS. - Target and Shopify linking up for a win-win partnership. (13:02) Tim Beyers and Ricky Mulvey discuss the value of lifetime-customer relationships, why they’re huge for the likes of Apple, and Costco, and one lesser-known name that may have one too. Companies discussed: LLY, NVO, RMD, SPOT, AAPL, SNOW Host: Dylan Lewis Guests: Tim Beyers, Tim Beyers, Ricky Mulvey Producer: Ricky Mulvey Engineers: Dan Boyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

24 Jun 2024

26 MINS

26:27

24 Jun 2024