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Casey Kelly-Barton

Casey Kelly-Barton

CaseyKellyBarton

Casey is a writer and journalist who follows the consumer goods, travel, and tech industries for The Motley Fool.


Recent articles

Where Billionaire Investor Laurene Powell Jobs Puts Her Money (and Her Time)

The former investment banker and widow of Steve Jobs focuses on education via high-tech ventures and volunteer work.


Mellody Hobson's Formula for Success

Ariel Investments president and DreamWorks chairman focuses on value investing, financial education, and business diversity.


The 50 Highest-Rated CEOs of 2015

Tech leaders dominate the list, but retail company execs also make a strong showing.


The 25 Best U.S. Cities for Jobs in 2015

Raleigh, N.C., tops this year's list from Glassdoor. Texas leads the states with the most cities on the list.


Dad's Business, Boats, and Basketball: Why Micky Arison Is Florida's Richest Person

The Carnival Corporation chairman and Miami Heat majority partner is worth $7.4 billion

How Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Plans to Get U.S. and European Cruisers to China

New ships based in Chinese ports give more options to Western as well as Chinese vacationers.


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Wants Chinese Travelers to Sail Beyond Asia

The domestic cruise market in China is thriving, and Royal Caribbean hopes that will translate into more Chinese travelers cruising abroad.


3 Ways Carnival Corp.'s Order for 9 New Ships Can Bolster Its Leader Status

Carnival’s order for more efficient new ships should cut fuel costs, spur growth.


What Royal Caribbean's Big New Boat Announcement Says About China's Cruise Market

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will be the industry's first to send a big new ship to China next year -- but the company is looking longer-term in China.


Inside the Surprising Investing Style That Has Doubled the S&P 500 Since 2009

A new study shows "Best Places to Work" winners strongly outperforming the S&P 500.

The Business Risks of Tying Up $224 Billion in Unused Vacation Days

While many companies incur debt and risk by rolling over unused paid time off, companies like Netflix innovate with vacation time to save money and win better talent.


Smart Investing Advice From "Downton Abbey" (Really!)

And why the cook, Mrs. Patmore, may be the smartest investor on the show.


The 25 Best Internships in the Country

The Glassdoor 2015 survey reveals the companies with the best internship programs -- plus a look at how the 20 largest U.S. cities compare for internship opportunities.


These 2 Markets Are Helping Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Surge Ahead

The Caribbean is a beautiful place to visit, but it is these two regions that are driving growth at the company.


The Battle for the Best Hotel Deals Is Raging on Your Phone

Success in the mobile hotel-booking space will be measured in finger taps, city blocks, and discounts.

The One Wealth-Building Skill Your Kids Must Master

Learning to negotiate well is crucial to earning and saving -- and the earlier you start, the better.


Florida Says 'I Do' To Same-Sex Weddings -- and $116 Million

This month's mass weddings and courthouse ceremonies are just the beginning.


6 Easy Steps to Get Your Kids to Save Money

How I used a trip to the beach to teach my kids about opportunity cost and delayed gratification.


(Mostly) Free Games to Teach Kids about Money

These fun ideas for tots through teens don't cost a lot and reward your kids with better money skills.


4 Steps to Teach Your Kids Investing Basics Without Losing Your Mind

The markets are complex, but starting good investing habits is easy.