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.

Some CEOs Just Aren't Worth It
"It's time for shareholders everywhere to ask whether the CEOs who run the companies they've invested in are really worth it," proclaimed Fool columnist Alyce Lomax. "Corporate-governance experts have red-flagged questionable compensation at numerous well-known public companies."

The Motley Fool jumpstarted the action, taking a look at whether the CEOs at the following six companies are worth it.

Check out Alyce's article for a roundup of the series, and follow the company names above to get to the article on that company.

The Cheapest Chinese Internet Stock
Before you get fired up and plunk your money into a Chinese Internet stock, hoping to ride exciting words like "China," "cheap," and "Internet" to wild profit, check out what Motley Fool Global Gains co-advisor Tim Hanson had to say about the situation, along with companies including Ctrip (Nasdaq: CTRP), Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), and NetEase (Nasdaq: NTES).

Let Tim help you sort through the "levels of ridiculousness" and tell you why he picks Tencent, which operates two of China's 10 most popular websites as well as a messaging platform, as the (relatively) cheapest Chinese Internet stock.

7 Traits of Phenomenal Investors
Do you have what it takes to be a phenomenal investor? Probably. To help you fulfill your potential, Fool columnist Morgan Housel brought together seven common traits that he's noticed among some of the world's best investors.

  • They read the competition's SEC filings to learn from each other.
  • If they watch CNBC, the volume is muted.
  • They focus on their mistakes more than on their successes.

Read the article to see the other four traits that caught Morgan's attention.

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Fool online editor Kris Eddy owns no shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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