April 15, 2009 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

$350 for a Risky Idea

My Dumbest Investment

My dad's broker just tried to talk me into buying Citigroup for him. Gads, what a mess. He also gets $350 a trade. Little does he know that next month the account is being transferred to USAA's brokerage for much lower trading commissions. More...

Annual Reports

Ask the Fool

Q What's an annual report good for? Does it give intrinsic and market values for a stock? — M.S., Adrian, Mich. A Annual reports can serve investors well. More...

Time to Invest?

Fool's School

"Now is the time to invest and get rich." Those were Warren Buffett's words back in 1974. He turned out to be right. Earlier this decade, he warned about insane stock valuations during the Internet bubble and the dangers of derivatives. More...

Pfizer Gets a Hit!

The Motley Fool Take

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) has had a rough start to 2009. Investors have been less than enthusiastic about its $68 billion acquisition of Wyeth and concurrent dividend cut. More...

Last week's trivia answer

I was founded in Chicago in 1928 by the Galvin brothers, who coined my name to reflect motion and radios. In the 1930s I made car radios and police cruiser receivers. I invented the first walkie-talkie and the Six Sigma quality improvement process. 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...