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Brian Withers

Brian Withers


Brian Withers has been a Fool since 2004 and loves to invest in companies that are disrupting the status quo. His best investment was to get his kids into Foolish stocks at the young ages of 5 & 7. Prior to starting his contract writer role with The Fool, he spent 30 years between IBM, Dell, and Allergan helping make their operations run better. When he's not writing, you can find Brian riding his bike around the Research Triangle Area in North Carolina. Feel free to reach Brian via email:

Recent articles

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3 Top Metaverse Stocks That Could Make You Rich

The metaverse is creating a host of opportunities for tech-focused investors.

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3 Disruptive Tech Stocks That Can Supercharge Your Portfolio

You'll want to get in on this trio that's making waves in their respective industries.

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Cathie Wood Goes Dumpster Diving: 3 Stocks She Just Bought

A trio of stocks you might consider adding to your portfolio.

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With Stocks at All-Time Highs, 3 Stocks to Buy Without Hesitation

The market is soaring, but this shouldn't scare away investors.


Trick or Treat? 3 Beaten-Down Stocks That Could Soar After Halloween

This trio could provide patient investors with many happy Halloweens to come.


Apple Faces Potential Regulation of iPhone Chargers in EU

Is there trouble in store for the lightening port?


Managing a Diverse Stock Portfolio When Your Capital Is Limited

Faced with so many stock recommendations, how do you best choose where to put your money?


Avoiding Another Theranos: Key Red Flags for Potential Investments

Understanding why SEC investigations should immediately give you pause.


Planning to Quit Your Job? Here's How to Get Your Finances in Order First

A job resignation is a calculated risk that should not be made without some serious thought.


3 Stocks We Recently Bought (and Why You Should Too)

A low-fee index fund, an insurance disruptor, and a leading fintech company are among the recent buys of our contributors.


China Evergrande Disaster: Protecting Your Portfolio From Over-Leveraged Companies

Following a long-term investing strategy may be the best way to avoid these kinds of risky stocks.


Down Days: How to Keep a Level Head in a Volatile Stock Market

Volatility is the price of admission for achieving market-beating returns.


Better Buy: Accenture or Cognizant?

These companies are going after the same digital transformation customers and bringing them to the cloud.


Vail Resorts Sees a Significant Bump in Pass Sales

Sophisticated marketing and variety of enticing pass options are helping grow revenue.


How the Costco Experience Is Resonating With Customers (and Shareholders)

The cheap prices, no-frills presentation, and unexpected items for sale have customers coming back for more.


A Pick-and-Shovel Stock for the Booming Digital Transformation

Accenture is helping corporate America transition to the cloud.


Earnings Recap: Accenture's Stellar Q4 Results

For the full year, Accenture hit record revenue of $50.5 billion, an 11% year-over-year increase.


Vail Resorts Q4 Earnings Highlights: So Far, So Good

Season pass numbers are up significantly compared to the pandemic lows.


Building a Stock Portfolio? Here's How to Think About Position Sizing

There's some logic to determining the position percentages in your portfolio.


Nike vs. Lululemon: Which Is the Better Buy?

Nike is facing a lot of challenges at the moment, but don't count it out just yet.