Money Matters - Simplified


10 Thought-Provoking Quotes From 2010

Every once in a while, you read something stunning. Something that's brilliant, changes the way you think about something, or simply shocks you. Here are 10 such quotes I came across over the year, in no particular order of importance.

The Fool Looks Ahead

The new trading week kicks off with Paychex (Nasdaq:PAYX) and Darden (NYSE: DRI) reporting their quarterly results.

How Spinoffs Can Make You Rich

 The quickest payday that investors typically ever get is when a stock they own receives a takeover bid from a potential acquirer. But there's a more subtle way that some companies can unlock hidden shareholder value, and even as merger and acquisition activity picks up, more companies are starting to turn to this smart alternative as a way of keeping shareholders satisfied.


Whoa! What Just Happened to My Stock?

 Resist the urge to high-five everyone in the cubicles next to you. Your stock may have just strapped on a rocket pack and taken off for the moon, but smart investors won't celebrate until they know that move up was justified. Without a fundamental basis for the bounce, these stocks can quickly make the return trip down.


Estuarine crocodiles are talented surfers--study

According to a new research study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology on Monday, the estuarine crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), might be bad swimmers but are exceptionally talented surfers.