March 26, 2015 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Global Companies Under Our Noses

When you diversify your portfolio, aim for geographic diversification as well as other kinds of diversification. Being exposed to foreign economies will reduce your dependency on the U.S. economy, but international investing has some risks.  More...

Ask the Fool

The Dow Shuffle

Q: I see that Apple is being added to the Dow Jones Industrial Index, while AT&T is being kicked out. Do these changes happen often? — P. D., Chicago More...

Last week’s trivia answer

At the turn of the last century, I was formed as a merger of 26 bridge and construction companies and was a subsidiary of U.S. Steel. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Out of Order

Years ago, when I was in an investment club, a member suggested a company that sold sandwiches via vending machines. Its stock had fallen from the high $40s per share to $0.14 per share. More...

Name That Company

My roots go back to the Upton Machine Co., founded in 1911 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to make and sell electric wringer washers. By 1916, I was selling them through Sears, Roebuck. I startled society in 1917 by giving my workers paid vacations. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Textron Can Fly

The aviation and defense industries aren’t typically fast-growing ones, especially since they’re often vulnerable to cuts in government spending. More...