February 22, 2012 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Company Research 101

Fool’s School

Always do your homework before investing in any company. Below are the kinds of questions you should ask about any potential investment. (Don’t be intimidated or discouraged by this list. You needn’t master everything at once. More...

The Pentagon Refocuses

The Motley Fool Take

The Pentagon recently began cutting billions of dollars from its 2013 budget. More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to 1869 and a glass jar of grated horseradish. Today, based in Pittsburgh, I’m a global food giant, focused on condiments and sauces, meals and snacks, and infants and nutrition. More...

Name That Company

Founded in 1966 and based in Minnesota, I’m a $9 billion retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, appliances and more. A superstore pioneer, I operate in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and China. More...

Bad Timing

My Smartest Investment

In 2007, I worked in the gypsum industry and knew that USG was a great company. I saw that the price had dropped, and Warren Buffett was buying shares. So I bought at $49, figuring that when housing recovered, USG would soar. More...

Too Few Numbers

Ask the Fool

QI want to find great stocks. Should I look for low P/E ratios and high dividend yields? More...