October 22, 2008 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Investment Ran Out of Energy

My Dumbest Investment

My dumbest investment was buying into a fuel cell maker at $32 per share after it fell from above $100. I didn't pay attention, and it collapsed again, to single digits. I did no research. More...

Why Stocks Move

Ask the Fool

Q Why do stock prices rise and fall from day to day? — D.O., Plano, Texas A Over the long run, a company's stock's price changes reflect the changing value of the company. More...

Billionaire Investing Rules

Fool's School

During the second half of the 20th century, Larry Tisch and his brother, Bob, built a multibillion-dollar conglomerate. How did they do it? Larry, the financial mastermind, had a knack for spotting value. More...

Marvel's Moxie

The Motley Fool Take

There's a struggle afoot in Hollywood. At issue are tax breaks. Studios want them, to keep from moving film and TV productions to tax-friendlier locales, as happened when ABC's "Ugly Betty" moved to New York. More...

Last week's trivia answer

Josephine Esther Mentzer founded me in 1946 in New York City, selling her uncle's skin creams in beauty shops and beach clubs. My success was built on her high standards. More...

What Is This Thing Called The Motley Fool?

Remember Shakespeare? Remember "As You Like It"? In Elizabethan days, Fools were theonly people who could get away with telling the truth to the King or Queen. More...