Vanessa Kortekaas previews this week's big stories More » Week Ahead — ArcelorMittal results, Indiana primary
Unlike First Solar or SunPower, this company got a little too excited.
This podcast was recorded on … More » One Solar Company that Flew Too Close to the Sun and Got Burnt
While there has been countless stories about the potential of renewable energy, much of the electricity … More » The Renewable Energy Revolution Will Not be Televised
With Kevin Plank at the wheel, Under Armour has enjoyed incredible growth and success all over the world. … More » What Under Armour’s 2-for-1 Stock Split Means for Investors
Originally, Citigroup and Chase were some of the strongest supporters of the move to separate investment … More » The Interesting Politics Behind the Glass-Steagall Act
A look at why the company split its stock, and what it means for shareholders.
This podcast was recorded … More » Under Armour Finally Splits
In this clip from the Motley Fool's Industry Focus: Healthcare podcast, Michael Douglass and Todd … More » How Should Investors Think About Valeant From Here
Congressmen are lobbying for the National Institutes for Health to exercise march-in rights that could … More » Washington Takes Aim At Medivation
Designer clothing brand Guess dropped 15% this week after reporting poor fourth quarter results, but … More » Two Clothing Lines That Aren’t So Hot This Quarter
The American bank industry is one of the most convoluted in the world, with banks being charted at both … More » The Origins of the American Bank Industry
Trial results for its anticoagulant Betrixaban were a mixed bag, but it could still find its way to market … More » Beyond Portola Pharmaceuticals' Disappointing Data
New rules targeting tax inversion announced Monday scuttle Pfizer's planned merger with Allergan. … More » How Pfizer and Allergan's Merger Got Busted By Washington
A series of moves by lawmakers and regulators since the 1970s paved the way for the global banking behemoths … More » How Deregulation Shaped the Bank Industry
With the Department of Justice announcing that its suing Halliburton over the Baker Hughes deal, the … More » The Investing Lessons Learned from the Ongoing Baker Hughes / Halliburton Drama
Insurers are happy to break even on your policy if it means they get to keep all the returns from investing … More » Why Insurance Companies Are Happy to Break Even
After encountering several delays, Steve Wynn’s newest property in Macau should welcome its first guests … More » Excitement Builds for the Upcoming Openings of the Wynn Palace and Parisian Macau
Insurance companies are tasked with measuring and predicting some very odd risks. Here are a couple examples … More » The Very Odd Risks that Insurance Companies Measure
A new price nosedive and a visit from the U.S. Justice Department don’t bode well for SunEdison’s future. … More » Solar Pioneer Free-Falling to Bankruptcy
McDonald’s plans to expand into China, and Chipotle’s plans to expand into... burgers?
This podcast … More » Last Week’s Restaurant News in Burgers
SeaWorld’s stock popped after announcing to nix their Orca program, but the company will probably now … More » How Will SeaWorld Stand Out Without Its Whales?
Going over the numbers for the pre-order, and a few concerns with Tesla’s ability to deliver to so, so … More » How Will Tesla Deliver on the Model 3?
Closing out this week’s special rant edition of Rule Breaker Investing, David Gardner lists off three … More » 3 of David Gardner’s Biggest Business Pet Peeves
In this clip, Motley Fool's Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp explain the differences between the … More » Which Index Fund to Invest in for the Long Term
Homebuilder Lennar reported higher than expected earnings, and has an unlikely demographic to thank. … More » How Millennials Are Changing the Housing Market
City authorities are forecasting another down year for gaming revenue, just as multiple new resorts are … More » Can Macau’s Casino Operators Build Themselves Out of Trouble?
Casino operators in Macau have suffered through nearly two straight years of industry declines, but even … More » The State of the Gaming Industry in Macau
There are hundreds of financial ratios, but when it comes to insurance, there are three ratios that matter … More » The Key Metrics for Insurance Stocks
David Gardner argues why we need to stop calling companies “names” and using terms like “growth stocks” … More » Bad Word Choice #1 and #2: "Momentum Stocks" and "Names"
Merger Monday lived up to its name yet again! Alaska Air agreed to buy Virgin America in a deal valued … More » Why Alaska Air Bought Virgin America
Why most companies are terrible at share buybacks, and one huge merger that just keeps getting delayed. … More » What We’re Watching For This Earnings Season
If beating the market is only luck, why bother trying to pick an individual stock instead of just buying … More » Why You Should Buy Individual Stocks
How to find a balance between diversification and meaningful positions in your investment portfolio. … More » How to Diversify Your Portfolio
There’s a good reason that JPMorgan Chase is one of the most respected banks in America today. Besides … More » How JPMorgan Fueled the Growth of America
David Gardner tells us what’s wrong with using “bubble” to describe a downturn in a hyped-up market. … More » Bad Word Choice #5: "Bubble"
Why it’s so hard to make low-risk, short-term investments; and a few strategies to consider for a three-year … More » Listener Question: How Should I Invest for a Three-Year Horizon?
The details behind the Staples-Workbar agreement, and what Staples hopes to gain from it.
This podcast … More » Why Staples Is Turning Floor Space Into Offices
From voting rights to the shareholder class-action lawsuit, we discuss the long journey that will soon … More » Under Armour Ready to Issue Its New Class of Shares
It’s crazy to think about it today, but there was once a time when the United States didn’t have a central … More » JPMorgan and Citigroup Were Once America’s De Facto Central Bank
Things can’t stay like this forever. Here's what you need to know about the near-certainty of the … More » Oil Could Stand To Recover Big Time – But Be Careful
It’s that time of the week! In this segment, Chris Hill and Steve Broido talk to Jason Moser, James Early, … More » Motley Fool Money: Stocks On Our Radar
Join The Motley Fool’s Gaby Lapera and Jordan Wathen as they discuss the hard to predict risks that affect … More » Insurance Company Risks You Wouldn't Think Of
Pfizer's decision to walk away from Allergan tells investors that its interest was always tied more … More » The Real Reason Pfizer Wanted Allergan Becomes Abundantly Clear
A jury says Gilead Sciences violated patents owned by Merck & Co. and Ionis Pharmaceuticals, and that … More » Gilead Sciences Could Catapult This Company To Profitability
You can learn a lot about an insurance stock from the company’s financial statements.
This podcast … More » Looking at an Insurance Company’s Balance Sheet
How Tom Staggs’ departure shakes up the Disney company, and some CEO trouble the company might now be … More » A Regal Stir in the Magic Kingdom
To the surprise of no one, Chipotle’s same-store sales fell pretty dramatically this month. In this clip, … More » How Much Will This Health Scare Affect Chipotle Long-Term?
David Gardner is explaining why a company would have more than one CEO, and how it’s not necessarily … More » Why Whole Foods Has Two CEOs
While variable rate term loans are taken for granted nowadays, they’re a relatively recent innovation. … More » Citigroup and the Birth of the Variable Rate Loan
How so many reports and stories fail to use the word “investor” for what it actually means.
This podcast … More » Bad Word Choice #3: "Investor"
How the double whammy that’s so often used to describe investors’ motivations is so insultingly wrong. … More » Bad Word Choice #6: “Fear” and “Greed”