Taking some inspiration from Morgan Housel’s The Past Decade in 50 Headlines, let me present... [more]
We were brainstorming around TMF Interglactic HQ the other day trying to come up with some of the more strange potential ETFs that could be listed in 2010. Commodities such as gold and oil have their own ETFs, GLD and USO, respectively. And there's also the ultralong 3x and ultrashort 3x for the financials, FAS and FAZ, respectively. [more]
Did you know that the Jewish deli is dying? [more]
As we close out 2009, it's a good time to reflect on the lessons we've learned (or at least reinforced) this year. Here are some of mine. I hope you'll chime in with yours in the comments section. [more]
The footnotes to a company's financial statements can sometimes take on the look and feel of advertising fine print. [more]
This past weekend, the DC metro area (home to Fool headquarters) got between 15 and 20 inches of snow. It's the biggest DC December snowfall on record.
Because roadways are unsafe and public transit is running sporadically, we will have a very limited publishing schedule today.
Wishing you a happy holidays that won't require six hours of shoveling snow,
Brian Richards (TMFBRich)
A CNN story, through my source Newser, lists the 10 worst office phrases. These are quite annoying, but surely we can do better in the comments section: [more]
Yup, I just did that (cheat sheet in case you didn't get the reference)...a phrase/sentence using only tickers.
As we say here at the Fool, top it!
-Anand Chokkavelu (TMFBomb), who has not read the book, but who has EAT in his watchlist, owns PRAA, and flies LUV.
The wireless companies are bringing out their big guns this Holiday season. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, or have filtered everything “non-Tiger” related out of your life, you’ve no doubt seen the salvos tossed between AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) Wireless. [more]
Earlier this year, after Tiger topped Forbes' highest-paid athletes list for the eight straight year, the subhead read: "Nothing can stop the Tiger Woods money machine." [more]
A lot of us, me included, enthusiastically say "Yes!" [more]
We hear all the time that China’s economy is the next big thing. So, it’s nice to get some numbers to ground ourselves. [more]
First off, there's a big difference between a small cap stock and a penny stock. I've written about the difference in the past (here), so I won't bore you with a total rehash. [more]
My ears are still in mourning from Tuesday's big event. [more]
Per the Wall Street Journal, in 2007 Harrah's got more than 5% of its Vegas gambling revenue from ONE GUY! [more]
In the land of vampire squids doing God’s work and bonuses so EXTREME!!! Mountain Dew takes notice, Streeters finally seem to be doing something right. [more]
Morningstar (Nasdaq: MORN) announced today that it's getting into the credit rating business. [more]
As with any big comeuppance, I hear a lot of Dubai "duh"s from folks now. [more]