David Kretzmann

David Kretzmann

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David started investing in stocks when he was 12 years old and has been a Fool ever since. He is a graduate of Berea College as well as the Motley Fool's Analyst Development Program, currently serving as an analyst in Rule Breakers and Supernova. Follow David on Twitter @David_Kretzmann.

Recent articles


Beat-Up Tech Stocks: Are Twilio and Yelp Buys?

Shares of Twilio and Yelp have plummeted since the companies reported earnings this quarter. Is this a chance for long-term investors to get a discount on some solid companies' stock?


Why Investors Shouldn't Try and Time the Market

Answering a listener question, two Fools discuss how hard it is to time the market, and why it's better for investors to ride out the waves and dollar-cost average.




CES 2017 Day 3 Summary

The Motley Fool concludes its trip to Las Vegas with a final report -- here is what you need to know.


CES 2017 Day Two Summary

The Motley Fool continues its coverage of the massive trade show with three important trends.


CES 2017 Day One Summary

NVIDIA steals the show as virtual reality and driverless technology enjoy the spotlight at this year's conference.


Will Sirius XM Buy Pandora?

Rumors are swirling that Sirius XM is interested in acquiring the streaming music company. It doesn't make sense at first glance, but Pandora might get by with a little help from Sirius' friends.

Breaking Down 2016's Hottest Tech IPO

Twilio is up over 150% from where it priced shares when it went public in June. There are a lot of reasons to like the cloud communication company, but can it keep growing fast enough to justify its valuation?



Stock-Based Compensation and You!

Companies love to include equity grants in employee compensation, but how does it impact investors?


4 Reasons to Sell a Stock

In this Industry Focus episode, two Fools discuss one of the toughest decisions an investor faces: when to sell a stock.


Video Game Stocks: What to Watch For

The video game industry is booming thanks to strong consumer demand, the rise of eSports, and the franchise extensions into other forms of media. The Motley Fool's Dylan Lewis and David Kretzman talk about some trends to watch and identify a company to watch in the space.

Why the Force Is Still Strong With Walt Disney Co

The House of Mouse disappointed some investors with its recent earnings results, but the company is still performing well where it counts -- and is loaded with potential for the future.




GoPro's Brand Power May Be Stronger Than You Think

Heightened competition in the versatile camera market from companies like Sony and Garmin have some people worried about GoPro's future. Here is why GoPro's brand power is likely being underestimated.


3 Reasons Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Twitter

Here are three reasons Twitter's leadership and culture are actually very strong, despite the recent harsh words from Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel.