December 16, 2010 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Selling Despite Faith

My Dumbest Investment

My dumbest moves have involved selling companies I strongly believed in. I inherited my portfolio in 2004, and along with it, an investment consultant who thought Apple was a little company with no future. More...

Starting Investing

Ask the Fool

Q How can I start investing, if I know very little about stocks and don’t have much money? — M.M., Phoenix More...

Rating and Target-Price Dangers

Fool’s School

In the financial press, you’ll -frequently run across stories like this: “Wingtip Investments raises rating for Sisyphus Transport Corp. More...

Freeport Tops in Copper

The Motley Fool Take

Now and then we hear about thieves making off with air conditioners, drain pipes and telephone lines to capture the increasing scrap value of their copper. More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I’m worth more than $5 billion, but you probably don’t know me. I was born in 1883, when I developed an insecticide spray pump to protect California orchards from a scale infestation. More...