July 12, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Profiting From Mutual Funds

Mutual funds can be effective wealth builders, but you need to choose them carefully. For starters, don’t just jump into a fund with a strong recent performance. More...

Ask the Fool

Split-Adjusted

Q: What are some basic things to look for in the financial statements of a company I might invest in? — B. More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to 1906, when my namesake and his partners bought half of a newspaper in Elmira, New York. Another newspaper was soon bought, and then I kept growing. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Naive and Impatient

In 1980, I knew a few young stockbrokers who advised me to buy 100 shares of PepsiCo. I did, for around $25 or so per share. I was just out of school, and that was a lot of money to me. I bought the newspaper every day to check on its progress. More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to 1953 and the Rocket Chemical Company, which tried several dozen times to make rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for the aerospace industry. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Brand Bonanza

The North Face jackets. Timberland boots. Smartwool socks. Vans shoes. What do all of these have in common? They are all products owned by VF Corp. More...