September 14, 2017 RSS feed / The Motley Fool

Fool’s School

Betting Against Stocks — Profitably

The way to make money in stocks is to buy low and sell high, right? Well, yes, but many don’t realize you can also make money in stocks by reversing that — buying high and then selling low. It’s called “shorting.”  More...

Ask the Fool

Don’t Freak Out

Q: How freaked out should I be when the market crashes, say, 274 points, as it did recently? — C. D., Santa Rosa, California More...

Last week’s trivia answer

I’m the product of a 2010 merger of two companies, both of which trace their roots to the early 1900s, when one was making pretzels and the other selling peanuts. I introduced peanut butter sandwich crackers in 1913. More...

My Dumbest Investment

Slippery Slope

A guy kept calling me about investing in a ski resort in upstate New York. He said, “How could you lose? More...

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to 1847, when one of my co-founders, an immigrant, invented America’s first candy machine — a lozenge cutter — followed by a sugar pulverizer. More...

The Motley Fool Take

An Alphabet for All Ages

There is no company quite like Google’s parent company, Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOG). The company takes in nearly $100 billion of revenue annually, and it’s still growing fast. More...