March 14, 2012 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Last week’s trivia answer

Based in North Carolina, I own America’s second-largest tobacco company, with about 28 percent of the market. More...

PepsiCo’s Balance Sheet

Fool’s School

Long-term investors should study companies’ balance sheets to see how sturdy the underlying businesses are and whether their financial health is improving or failing. More...

Latin McDonald’s

The Motley Fool Take

Consider Argentina-based Arcos Dorados (NYSE: ARCO) for your stock portfolio. Its name means “Golden Arches” in Spanish, and it’s the world’s largest franchisee of McDonald’s restaurants. More...

Convertible Bonds

My Smartest Investment

I don’t remember the exact date or the prices, but in the early 1970s, Trans World Airlines (TWA) was on the verge of bankruptcy. There were some TWA convertible bonds for sale at about $230 each. More...

Lack of Interest

Ask the Fool

QWhat does Islamic investing entail? More...