Fools were out and about this week in an investing world jampacked with actions and ideas. Here are three articles you might find useful as you decide how to invest your money.
Truth in Mobile Advertising? Not Here.
Fool contributor Anders Bylund had a need to consider speed after seeing the marketing campaign Deutsche Telekom
"T-Mobile is using the term as a shorthand for 'faster than 3G,' but that's not what 4G is supposed to mean," Anders wrote, cluing in readers to specific standards set by the International Telecommunications Union and looking at how WiMAX and LTE measure up.
Check out the article and log your comments on this issue. Do you agree with Anders that "the very concept of 'truth in advertising' sounds so quaintly antiquated these days, but there is too much wrong here to stick your head in the sand"?
Have These Stocks Risen Too Far?
An increase in the price of the stocks you own is good because it means you can sell the shares for more money. However, the rise in a stock's price doesn't tell you whether the company is strong and worth your investment dollars over the long term.
Fool editor and writer Dan Caplinger helps investors think about why the market might be upbeat on a stock even if the fundamentals don't justify it. Perhaps the elections tipped investor sentiment on particular companies, for example.
Dan also picked out seven stocks to keep an eye on, including Frontier Communications
You can also visit Fool.com daily as our writers answer the questions of "what," "so what," and "now what" about stocks that pop and plunge in trading.
Is Corning the Tarzan of the Tech Sector?
Investors who want to profit from trends such as smartphones, but who don't want to put money on the tech-stock front lines, might find Corning
Check out the article for a look at the numbers, as well as for Rich's take on where Corning is today and where Gorilla Glass could take it.
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