Tom Gardner

Tom Gardner

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Fed up with Wall Street's notion that everyday people couldn't comprehend the stock market, Tom Gardner co-founded The Motley Fool in 1993 with a simple obsession: "To help the world invest, better."

Recent articles

Dribbling the Ball to Nowhere

Three stories worth ignoring.


So You Want to Piss People Off?

Well, Brocade has done just that.


Taser: The Story-Stock Smackdown

Reflecting on Peter Lynch's sage advice.


Introducing 11 O'Clock Stock!

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Stand Up for Bastards: Berkshire vs. Apple

It's all about succession for these two great businesses.

Ford Has Had Its Day

After a recent run-up, Fool co-founder Tom Gardner sees more promise elsewhere.


Barnes & Noble, Blockbuster, Borders: The Killer B's Are Dying

Investors: Stay away.


Intel Versus Microsoft Versus Cisco

Fool co-founder Tom Gardner ranks three tech titans.


I Wouldn't Sell This Stock if I Were You

Think twice before you sell a winner.


Where Buffett and Others Are Wrong

Lynch, Graham, and Neff ... they all mess up somewhere.

The Next Home Run Stock

Tomorrow's huge winners are out there today. The trick is finding them.


Fool TV: Are You Investing in Losers?

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Be a Penny Stock Millionaire

The story of Wal-Mart's rise from a $21.5 million market cap.


Fool TV: Why Most People Hate People Like Me

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The Next Home Run Stock

Tomorrow's huge winners are out there today. The trick is finding them.

How Fools Can Help Prevent Another Financial Crisis

Announcing Foolanthropy 2009: Think globally, act locally.


How I Find Great Stocks

Motley Fool co-founder Tom Gardner looks for a lot of things in a winning stock. But he values one metric above all others. You can find it yourself in minutes, but you'll be surprised what it is ...


Why Now Is Not the Time to Sell

Here's how you can win big after losing.


The Next Home Run Stock

Tomorrow's huge winners are out there today. The trick is finding them.


Danger! Horror! Get Out!

What we avoid in small caps, and why we avoid it.