Fool’s Gardner on Active Versus Passive Investing

In a recent interview with WealthTrack’s Consuelo Mack, Motley Fool’s Tom Gardner shares insights regarding active versus passive investing and where he sees market opportunities. Tom Gardner, who’s mission through his Motley Fool multi-media network of financial services is to “help the world invest better.” He asserts his belief that index investing is the best first choice for many investors, but not because it’s impossible to be successful through active investing. Active investing, he explains, is a non-starter for many people because they aren’t interested in the process, in getting up the learning curve on companies. For these investors, he […]

Motley Fool’s Gardner: “Buy High and Try Not to Sell at All”

While passive index funds are all the rage, top-performing investor David Gardner says he still thinks investors will do better picking individual stocks than they would buying index funds – if they have the energy, time, and interest. And in a recent interview with WealthTrack, Gardner – the co-creator of The Motley Fool – talked about the stock-picking approach he has used to produce exceptional returns over the long haul. Gardner says he has made a key change in approach over the course of his career: He now pays a lot more attention to what the company does and who […]