With all the horrible headlines these days, it's easy to forget the things that make America special. But for Amjad Masad, a Palestinian immigrant and successful entrepreneur who came here with little to his name, America's virtues are clear to see.
Also in this episode, we review 5 Stocks Celebrating the 2018 World Cup. In keeping with sports fandom, be prepared for the agony of defeat!
Stocks mentioned: YNDX, MELI, EA, BOOK, DASTY
Host: David Gardner
Producer: Rick Engdahl
Today we learned that "Vorfreude" is the German word for pleasant anticipation. Fitting, as we always look forward to hearing from you! And of course, we've been looking forward to having Lee and Kara back to revisit some company culture tips. Finally, we'll leave you with a little more Rule Breaking Vorfreude at the end of the show!
Yasser El-Shimy made a great first impression with his win in the last match, but now he's back to face our previous champ, Brian Stoffel. Guessing market caps great and small, of companies ubiquitous and obscure. Who will win? You will, Fool!
Remember when Reviewapaloozas were fun? Well, at some point they will be fun again, but in the meantime we have lessons to learn and some lumps to take. One day we will look back and reminisce about these times we lived through.
Not everyone has been listening to this podcast from the very beginning. And even if you have, can you possibly remember it all? This week we revisit some of our favorite moments, lessons, and stories from Foolishness past.
In our democracy, we are responsible. We are complicit. We share in the blame. And we are currently enabling one "Sorry Lunatic" after another to deprive our fellow citizens of their life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
What makes a quote great? Is it timeless wisdom? Is it eloquence? Sure! But for a quote to be both great and Foolish, add an air of contrariety, a wink of irreverence, and a spotlight on things that matter.
The best gifts are the ones that keep on giving, and that's what this episode is all about! The things you've learned here, given back and amplified to help us all navigate this difficult year. Thanks!
Our track record with 5-Stock Samplers has been simply astounding. So many times we've crushed the market! But remember when we said it wouldn't always be that way? That to win we sometimes have to lose? This is that time, Fools. This is that time.
Let's not dwell on a lousy market when we can talk some more about death, right? You've sent us some beautiful, life-affirming stories after all. Also, Jennifer Gennaro Oxley is back to answer your questions about the Fool Foundation. See? April wasn't all bad.
Last week we talked to author Michael Hebb about the importance of having conversations about death. Today, we're actually having the conversation. A gathering of friends, a bottle of wine, and a heartfelt, guided discussion about the end that awaits us all.
No joke, this year on April 1st we launched The Motley Fool Foundation. Today we take a closer look at the Foundation, its goals and strategies, and meet some of the visionary people leading the charge.
Financial freedom for all. Imagine the possibilities!
Learn more at foolfoundation.org
Hold for the long term or sell some losers to back the winners? Index funds or a basket of stocks? Concentrate the portfolio or diversify? On this month's mailbag, Bill Mann and David Kretzmann help us find the sweet spots of Foolish investing.
This week Yasser El-Shimy makes his impressive Market Cap Game Show debut against Tim Beyers. We discuss not one but two sleep apnea companies, worldwide sports franchises, and a Swiss company you may never have heard of! How will Yasser do on his first appearance? Tune in to find out!
If you're following the market or keeping up with the news, it sure seems bleak out there. We are living in the midst of real world events with real world consequences, and it can be hard to see a bright future under these conditions. But once again, as investors and as humans on this planet, time is our friend.
Bill Mann has been with The Motley Fool for a couple of decades. Auri Hughes has been here a couple of years. And while their journeys are quite different, they both approach investing – and life – as humble students of the game. Here are their stories....
Today we have an old format, a new show, borrowed wisdom, and the blue that evokes great emotion this month paired with gold. Are we experiencing a correction? Can you make money betting on sports? Is your dog a trick dog? Can sadness lead to pride? This show is heavy on the Motley, Fool!
What a rollercoaster this market has been! But wait, aren't rollercoasters supposed to be fun? Well, we've been to the future, haven't we? We've seen where investing will lead us in the long run. And we've learned how to avoid some regrets along the way. With that in mind, maybe we can throw our hands up and enjoy the ride a little.
It’s been a few decades since we’ve recorded an old fashioned podcast (remember those?) but here we are in 2052. David is joined by Chris Hill and an A-list of special guests to bring you a look back, a look forward, and a look at the timeless lessons learned over a lifetime of Foolishness.
Let’s review and see how those samplers are doing. 5 Stocks Shrouded in Mystery: off to Foolhalla in the win column! 5 Stocks that Spark Joy: still sparking joy! And 5 Stocks Rolled Up At Random... well as the late, great Meatloaf crooned, two out of three ain’t bad.
Do you regret giving up on piano? Do you regret a career that passed you by? Do you regret losing touch with old friends? Don't despair, gentle Fool! By studying our regrets, we learn what is most important in life. And that clears the way to make the future even better.
The market has been unkind to a lot of Rule Breaker stocks this month. So what are we doing about it? We're hitting the mailbag, of course! Answering questions, listening to stories, and keeping our sites on the distant future.