"May you live in interesting times," is said to be an ancient curse. But is it really? Maybe it's just the result of leading a more interesting life. Well, May has been interesting, and the mailbag doesn't disappoint! We have perspectives from all ages, from around the world and even from the future!
High risk? Low risk? MEDIUM risk? What does that even mean, and what the heck is risk anyway? Today, we define risk Foolishly and revisit our risk ratings, a system to quantify the long-term risk your companies may face.
This show from the vaults, recorded in 2015, asserts that you can make good investments the same way you make good radio. And to prove the point, we look at GoPro, Zoe's Kitchen, and... wait, what? Ok, they can't all be winners. But add Intuitive Surgical and Tesla to the mix and, well, you would have been pretty happy with this as a 5+ Stock Sampler!
Imagine: you’ve just stopped doing something that you’ve been doing for a very long time. Something great. Something that in many ways has defined you. But now you’ve stopped. What do you do? What would you do? What would David do?
One thing we've learned over the last year is that a lot of work can be done remotely. Meetings can happen over Zoom. Spare rooms can be turned into offices. But now that the old physical workplaces are starting to reopen, what does work even look like? As an employee? As a business? HR superstars Lee and Kara are here to help us make the best of what's to come.
We love to hear from all our listeners, especially those who are underrepresented in the world of investing and finance. This month we were delighted to hear from more women than usual, and are eager to highlight their contributions.
Plus, we got our first (but hopefully not last) video submission which rounds out the show. See Owen's video mailbag submission on YouTube at: mot.ly/owen
Today we review 5 Stocks for the Coronavirus, 5 Stocks For The Age of Miracles, and 5 Stocks I Own That You Should Too. Spoiler alert: one of these is not like the others! But do we beat the efficient market? Yes. Indeed we do.
What do golf, the US State Department, and The Motley Fool have in common? We'll find out today as we hear the life and investing stories of Foolish superstars Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger.
It's April! The days are warming, the cherry trees are in peak bloom, and David is back with an A-list of stocks that spell out the 6 traits of a Rule Breaker.
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Here at Fool HQ, the end of March brings cherry blossoms, warm weather, and a mailbag full of wonder and connection. Just starting out? Sharing your passion with your family? Reflecting on life's challenges? Bring it on! This is why we invest.
It's the new and improved Market Cap Game Show, thanks to input from listeners like you! Especially if you are Adam Nelson, who gave us a tip to make the game even better for 2021. Get ready to take on returning stalwart Tim Beyers and new contestant Rick Munarriz for an all new market cap challenge!
Hmmmm, how to celebrate our 300th consecutive weekly show…. Maybe a big party with cameos from past guests, with free punch and balloons for all? Nope, not this time. Instead this: David’s audio-essay looks back and forward. How we make our money. How we treat each other. What we stand for.
If you've been around this podcast for a while, you already know Foolish superstars Emily Flippen and Rick Munarriz. Today we're bringing them back to tell their own stories: the highs and lows, the volatility, and the events that shaped them into the investors they are today.
Today we're adding up the score and closing the books on both 5 More Stocks to Feed the Next Bear and 5 Stocks The World Needs Right Now. Is the bear still hungry? Does the world still need them? Tune in to find out, Fools!
This month's mailbag is a celebration of the power of stories. The great stories. The ones that really matter. So what stands out? Where do you see yourself? What do you admire? And what actions will you take as a result of a great story?
Jim Surowiecki calls it a failed currency. Aaron Bush calls it the ultimate Rule Breaker. Who is right? Could it be both? Let's talk to these two crypto-luminaries and find out!
Some things can and should be forgotten over time. But the best things, the best songs, the best stories... they grow stronger in the retelling. That selfie with Jeff Bezos. Jerry Garcia shaking hands with Seth Godin. Business lessons from... Xena, Warrior Princess? Wait, what? I guess you'll have to just listen.
There are many faces who could appear on the Mt. Rushmore of Foolish Board Game Designers, but one place is most certainly reserved for Reiner Knizia. Not only for his brilliant games, but also his business acumen, his enthusiasm for life, and his dedication to his purpose of entertaining the people. Select any color but blue; it's your turn!
Whether you're a conscious leader in your community or some lucky kid's rich uncle, this month's mailbag demonstrates how you can bring someone along on your investing journey. Plus, improvements to the Market Cap Game Show, thoughts on when to sell, and more!
Surely it's not possible to beat the market with a random roll of the dice! But...what if we're dicing in a universe of great companies? What if we're randomizing Rule Breakers? Let's find out! And while we're at it, let's review a couple 5-Stock Samplers from the past few years.
By now you should know what Rule Breaker companies look like. And you should know what it means to be a Rule Breaker investor. But now it's time to look at what a Rule Breaker portfolio looks like, how is it built, and how is it stewarded.
If you want to let your winners win, you also have to let your losers lose. Sit back and enjoy the schadenfreude as we look at David's worst stock picks of the last three years.
The end is nigh! The end of 2020, that is. And with the new year comes new opportunities for growth and optimism. Your questions reflect that optimism in this, the final mailbag of a year unlike any other.
Returning champions Emily Flippen and Maria Gallagher are here to compete in your favorite game show. But have they hacked David's brain in the process? This is what happens when the contestants are so friendly that they help each other prepare!