August 10, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Overgrown Hedges

More and more money has been pouring into hedge funds in recent years, with their total assets topping $3.3 trillion globally in 2017. (In contrast, U.S.-based mutual funds hold more than $16 trillion.)  More...

Ask the Fool

Mortgage or Stocks?

Q: What should I spend some extra monthly money on — paying down my mortgage faster, or investing it in a stock market index fund? — T. M., Norwich, Connecticut More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots back to the Executive Leasing Company, launched in St. Louis in 1957 with seven cars. My founder started renting cars in 1962, and in 1969 renamed me in honor of the aircraft carrier he served on in World War II. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Sold Too Soon

My dumbest investment was when I bought shares of electric carmaker Tesla for around $17 per share at its initial public offering (IPO) in 2010. I sold them at $37 per share in 2012. More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to cider made in 1897 from the fruit of Johnny Appleseed’s trees. I soon added apple butter and kept growing my business. More...

The Motley Fool Take

Prescription for Profits

Pharmacy benefits management (PBM) company Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) has seen its shares tumble in recent months due to two major negative pieces of news. More...