Maintaining our new end-of-month tradition, David Gardner answers listeners’ investing questions submitted on Twitter (@RBIPodcast).
We work hard for our money. Why would we forfeit the enjoyment and utility of using this capital now? As investors, we forgo the instant gratification of spending and take on the risk that we may even lose it all. Why? As David explains, it’s for all the right reasons.
Cyberpunks, Dead Heads, Fools… not all of the best investing ideas come from business books. Today David shares some of the most inspiring quotes he’s collected over the years, often from the most unexpected of sources.
Frameworks – especially those that can be explained in a matrix – are common in investing, but what should rule-breaking investors think about them? David Gardner discusses the pros and cons of those ubiquitous style boxes, and shares a couple of his own.
Have you ever wondered how companies create a great company culture -- and how The Motley Fool has created and sustains an award-winning culture of its own? In this episode, David Gardner brings in members of The Fool's own People Team to share insights for investors and entrepreneurs alike.
Mixing it up this holiday week, David Gardner answers listeners’ investing questions that were submitted on Twitter (@RBIPodcast).
We all feel like the world's worst investor sometimes. David coaches on how to handle yourself - and your portfolio - when the market is down and your confidence in your investing abilities has been dragged down with it.
You’ve heard about Netflix – but what about Middleby? David Gardner talks about MIDD and four other lesser-known – but compelling – companies.
David Gardner shares three principles he uses when evaluating potential rule-breaking investments -- plus several principles from our listeners.
David Gardner explains seven Foolish principles that long-term investors can use to guide how they invest – and introduces a challenge for listeners.
There are five important qualities that all great businesses share. David Gardner unpacks these traits and how both investors and entrepreneurs can use them to improve their results.
You’ve probably heard of the Hype Cycle. But what is it, and how does it apply to long-term investing? David Gardner explains.
Investing is as much about psychology and intellect as it is reading financial statements. David describes three kinds of thinking that investors can use to get an edge.
How do you invest in a world that is changing faster than ever before? David Gardner shares five insights into how rapid innovation impacts investing.
Just a quick announcement that David will be hosting a live Q&A on Periscope on Tuesday at 12:30 ET. Download the Periscope app and tune in to our channel: @themotleyfool.
A spiffy pop is a beautiful thing. David Gardner explains the roots of this very Foolish term – and why only long-term investors usually experience them.
Is content king? Is the Kindle an iPad killer? Binary thinking like this is easy to fall into, but it can hold you back as an investor.
You can’t predict the future of the stock market, but you can try to find businesses that have many possible futures. David Gardner shares four traits for finding companies with possible optionality.
In the midst of market turmoil, renowned investor David Gardner looks past the near term to 5 stocks he favors as market-beaters over the long term.
David offers 4 rules-of-thumb to help you keep your head in a volatile market. And a couple of bonus tips to help you win bets at the ballgame!
Wrapping up this two-part series on losers, David explores the lessons we should -- and shouldn't -- learn from investing mistakes.
In Part 1 of this two-part series, David shares his five biggest losers. (And next week, he’ll talk about what we can learn from them.)
The greatest investing secret of all is simpler than you might think. David takes us back in time to a formative event in his investing career and shares this secret.
The top 5 performing stocks of the past 10 years are all Rule Breakers. David takes a deeper dive into these all-star Rule Breakers.
Companies with strong customer appeal that are, paradoxically, perceived to be "overvalued" by the financial media are often Rule Breakers in the making. David Gardner explains why.