April 27, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Beware of Variable Annuities

Variable annuities can seem like ideal solutions for retirement income, but their drawbacks typically outweigh their benefits. More...

Ask the Fool

Allocating Capital

Q: What’s a company’s “capital allocation”? — B. R., Sioux City, Iowa More...

Last week’s trivia answer

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...

My Dumbest Investment

Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Back in fall 2013, I bought a bunch of stock in networking software specialist Extreme Networks. It looked good at first.  A couple of months later, I saw that some insiders were selling off stock. I did nothing. That was really dumb. More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots to the 1920s. I’m dominant in cable TV, with HBO, Cinemax, CNN, TBS, TNT, Adult Swim and the Cartoon Network. One of my divisions is the world’s leading producer of television programming and filmed entertainment. More...

The Motley Fool Take

McWhat?

It rakes in close to $200 billion per year, employs about 70,000 people and is No. 5 on the Fortune 500 list, but relatively few people have heard of McKesson (NYSE: MCK). More...