April 19, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Styles of Investing

There are many ways to invest in stocks. It’s good to be aware of different kinds of investing and to know what your own style and preference is. Here are some key possibilities:  More...

Ask the Fool

Business Models

Q: What is a “business model”? — R. P., Portland, Oregon A: A business model is the way a company makes its money. More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots to 1916, when my founder, who shares my name, established the Aero Products Company. A year later, during World War I, I was building “flying boats” for the U.S. Navy. That led to more offerings for the military. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Not So Rare Minerals

It sounded good at the time, as it had “rare” in its name — so I invested in companies specializing in rare earth minerals. More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to 1911, when my founder, a hunter frustrated with cold, damp feet, designed a boot with a rubber bottom and a leather top. I soon became known for great service and high-quality goods. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Brands You Know

Just about every consumer has purchased something from Hanesbrands (NYSE: HBI), with its well-established brands that include Hanes, Champion, Maidenform, DIM, Bali, Playtex, Bonds, JMS/Just My Size, Nur Die/Nur Der, L’eggs, Lovable, Wonderbra, More...