Fri, 31/12/2010 - 06:47 by Tim Beyers
Fri, 31/12/2010 - 06:45 by Travis Hoium
Fri, 31/12/2010 - 06:35 by Andrew Bond
Wed, 29/12/2010 - 15:54 by Anter Prakash Singh
The SP Case-Shiller index shows that home prices in twenty U.S. metros are falling as compared to prices same time last year.
Wed, 29/12/2010 - 10:00 by Rick Aristotle ...
Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) has one thing over Voldemort. It has just slain Harry Potter. The leading online retailer announced that the third generation of its Kindle e-book reader has now become Amazon's best-selling product of all time. It tops Scholastic's(Nasdaq: SCHL) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallowsrelease during the summer of 2007.
Sat, 25/12/2010 - 08:38 by Roger Friedman
If you had a strong desire to learn Portuguese, you could spend some time in Mozambique, try to find a course at your local community college, immerse yourself in a Berlitz class, or pick up the yellow box from Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST). The company has built a strong reputation for teaching new languages relatively painlessly and affordably, making it the brand-name leader without rival. As Fool co-founder David Gardner says, "I can't find the Pepsi to Rosetta Stone'sCoke. There's no comparable competitor."
Fri, 24/12/2010 - 10:52 by Rich Duprey
These are some of the CAPS community's most-favored companies. So why does the professional analyst community look down on them? Who's got it right? The professional class of analysts, sitting in their paneled offices, smoking stogies, or a motley crew of community investors pooling their best thoughts for others to share. We've got an idea on who we think will come out ahead, how about you?
Thu, 23/12/2010 - 09:47 by Roger Friedman
In our ongoing series of chats with Fool analysts and advisors, I've been asking them about the stocks on their watchlists and the catalysts that would induce them to buy. Today, the man in charge of training our analysts provides two excellent companies that he owns and believes deserve strong consideration for a spot in your portfolio – no catalyst required.
Thu, 23/12/2010 - 07:03 by Dan Caplinger
With interest rates on bonds, bank CDs, and other low-risk investments at extremely low levels, investors have really taken to the income potential provided by dividend-paying stocks. But a stock that doesn't pay a dividend isn't automatically a loser. In fact, sometimes, a company that chooses to make other uses of its free cash than returning it to shareholders via dividends is making the smartest move it can with its capital.
Wed, 22/12/2010 - 12:19 by Travis Hoium
Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.