May 24, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Ownership Issues

When studying small companies, it can be good to check how much of them is owned by insiders or institutions.  More...

Ask the Fool

Socially Responsible

Q: Where can I learn about which companies are being socially responsible, treating employees well and being good to the environment? — T. L., Columbus, Indiana More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to the 1865 founding of Badische Anilin- und Sodafabrik in Germany. I started out recycling, producing dyes from coal tar for the growing textile industry. I soon hired a company doctor and offered employees housing. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Timeshare Troubles

My dumbest investment has been in a timeshare property. Don’t believe the hype you’ll hear from the sales team: They are selling high-price maintenance fees that never end, while telling you you’re getting a bargain on vacations. More...

Name That Company

I was founded as Sound of Music in 1966. (I took my current name in 1983.) Between 2000 and 2010, I bought Musicland Stores, Magnolia Hi-Fi, Pacific Sales, Napster and more. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Documented Profits

Iron Mountain’s (NYSE: IRM) core business is providing storage, primarily of records, and information management services to companies and government organizations. It’s also been expanding into related operations, such as data centers. More...