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David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool, is among the most respected and trusted sources on investing. As a best-selling author, hugely successful stock picker, and financial authority, David has led The Motley Fool’s growth into a worldwide investment and financial advisory services company. Each week David shares his insights into today's most innovative and disruptive publicly traded companies -- and how to profit from them by following his signature “Rule Breaker Investing” principles.

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David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool, is among the most respected and trusted sources on investing. As a best-selling author, hugely successful stock picker, and financial authority, David has led The Motley Fool’s growth into a worldwide investment and financial advisory services company. Each week David shares his insights into today's most innovative and disruptive publicly traded companies -- and how to profit from them by following his signature “Rule Breaker Investing” principles.

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English


Episodes
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I Fought The Law (And The Law Won), Vol. 2

5/22/2024
We celebrate the breaking of rules, but… laws? Not so much. This week, David returns to this episodic series to cover six more laws that will level up your game and make you smarter, happier, and richer. (5:08) Newton’s First Law of Motion (11:16) Arthur C. Clarke’s Second Law (16:07) Sutton’s Law (24:47) Amara’s Law (32:15) Cunningham’s Law (37:17) Hofstadter’s Law

Duration:00:44:28

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What You Have Learned from David Gardner, Vol. 5

5/15/2024
It's the gift that keeps on giving. As we celebrate David’s birthday, we'd like to thank you for all the notes, emails, and tweets summarizing the lessons that matter most to you. Let's celebrate! Companies Mentioned: AAPL, CMG, NFLX Host: David Gardner Producer: Dez Jones

Duration:00:47:13

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Blast from the Past, Vol. 9

5/8/2024
In this week’s episode, the ninth in this historic series, David rummages around the archives to bring back another five standout Rule Breaker insights to improve your investing, business, and life.Featured Blast From The Past Topics:

Duration:00:47:43

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Dividend Fools, Vol. 2

5/1/2024
Did someone say free money?! After 4 years, we’re diving back into the world of dividend investing with David’s dividend friends Buck Hartzell & Matt Argersinger. David breaks down dividends in chapters: Chapter 1: The Shift Away from Dividend Investing Chapter 2: Their Practical Value Chapter 3: Challenges & Misconceptions Chapter 4: Stock Buybacks vs. Dividends Chapter 5: Spotlight on Stock Picks & Strategies Guests: Buck Hartzell, Matt Argersinger Stocks Mentioned: GOOG/GOOGL, BRK-B, EBAY , HSY, RPM, SBUX, EGHSF, BIP or BIPC, MTY

Duration:01:13:44

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April 2024 Mailbag: Buy Now, Pay Later?

4/24/2024
Happy Shakespeare’s Birthday! On our 102nd Mailbag: Is gold a golden investment? What do ETFs that rebalance get right... and wrong? And do you: Buy Now, and Pay Later? David is joined by fellow Fools Andy Cross and Robert Brokamp to tackle these questions, and more... and producer Rick Engdahl closes it out with a special announcement. It's our April Mailbag! Fool on. Host: David Gardner Guests: Andy Cross (8:35), Robert Brokamp (24:24) Producer: Dez Jones

Duration:01:06:33

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Great Quotes Vol. 18: As You Like It

4/17/2024
In the 18th installment of our Great Quotes series, we delve into Shakespeare's "As You Like It," the play that inspired our company's name. David explores five compelling quotes from the Bard's beloved comedy, explaining how they can make us smarter, happier, and richer. Join us as we uncover centuries-old wisdom the play holds for investors. Host: David Gardner Producer: Desiree Jones

Duration:00:42:27

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Telling Their Stories, Vol. 6: Sports, Family & Finance

4/10/2024
You know Bill Barker’s and Robert Brokamp’s investment advice from years of contributions to our podcasts and services. But did you know where and how they started? Sports, family, and finance keep popping back up in their life stories expressed in 10 sentences, in the stock graphs of their lives, and in the three key moments that have made these admirable men the Foolish investors that they are. Host: David Gardner Guests: Bill Barker (3:11), Robert Brokamp (42:26) Producer: Desiree Jones

Duration:01:15:01

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Optimism, with Bill Burke

4/3/2024
What makes someone an optimist? How do you embody optimism? Who is on your Mount Rushmore of Optimists? And, should we “gather all the optimists and eat the pessimists”?! Cultivating optimism, with Bill Burke, founder of The Optimism Institute.

Duration:00:55:38

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March 2024 Mailbag: Reflecting on Your Experience

3/27/2024
The 101st mailbag may not seem as momentous as the one that ended with "0" but Fools know that big round numbers are just a milestone on the path to the future. Today we mark our charts for the course ahead, and hear from the delightful crew that we're sailing with on this ship of Fools. Yo, ho, ho, it's the March Mailbag! Host: David Gardner Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:43:19

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March Market Cap Madness Championship: Bill vs. Andy

3/20/2024
It all comes down to this... Who will be the World Champion of The Market Cap Game Show? In one corner is Bill Mann and in the other is Andy Cross, both investing gurus and indelible Fools. But we're betting on you to come out smarter, happier, and richer as we all play and learn together! Companies discussed: UNP, WD, UBER, SYNA, SRAD, USB, NARI, DXCM, TDOC, PI, LYV Host: David Gardner Guests: Bill Mann, Andy Cross Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:01:13:03

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March Market Cap Madness: Bill vs. Matt

3/13/2024
We hope you've filled out your bracket because we're back with the second match of the March Market Cap Madness Final Four. Today it's the OG, Matt Argersinger up against the globetrotter, Bill Mann! Who will make it to next week's final? You will, Fool! Companies discussed: ELF, MIDD, CCL, ABNB, BRC, EBAY, CRNC, KLG, PAC, BBW Host: David Gardner Guests: Bill Mann, Matt Argersinger Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:59:55

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March Market Cap Madness: Emily vs. Andy

3/6/2024
The Olympics. The World Cup. The Super Bowl. These competitions bring the world together to back their favorite teams as they compete for the ultimate title. But March Market Cap Madness has an even bigger draw, because you not only get to root for your favorite; you get to compete! Strap in and get your pencils ready, it's go time! Companies discussed: INTU, CMG, MMM, LUV, NTB, TSLA, SNBR, DOC, SSNC, VBAH Host: David Gardner Guests: Andy Cross, Emily Flippen Producers: Dez Jones, Rick Engdahl

Duration:01:03:34

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Extra: The 100th Mailbag After-Party

3/2/2024
When the party's over, turn out the lights? No way, Fool! Head on over to the after-party and keep the good times rolling! Last Wednesday we had an epic 100th mailbag, joined by several of our long-time listeners. Today we extend that conversation and dig-in to four beautiful questions to make us all smarter, happier, and richer. Host: David Gardner Guests: Jason Moore, David Geck, Jumm, Adam Nelson, Mike McMahon, Jason Newman Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:44:08

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February 2024 Mailbag (#100!): Very Good Company

2/28/2024
We've always held that the mailbag is a chance for us to learn from each other; to hear the thoughts of Fools from around the world who listen to the show and then respond with wisdom of their own. Today, as we celebrate our 100th mailbag, we're kicking it up a notch! Get ready to meet seven of our most brilliant and prolific correspondents, and this time hear their voices as well as their stories. Host: David Gardner Guests: Jason Moore, David Geck, Jumm, Jason Trice, Adam Nelson, Mike McMahon, Jason Newman Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:01:14:23

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Old, New, Borrowed & Blue, Vol. 8

2/21/2024
It's time again for an old format, a new show, borrowed wisdom and some blue sky thinking! You don't have to be a bride to join in the good luck this week. Companies Mentioned: MORN, DIS, ABNB, NFLX, TSLA Host: David Gardner Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:39:16

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Mental Tips, Tricks & Lifehacks, Vol. 9

2/14/2024
Does cost equal quality? Can your smart watch make you even smarter? And where on Earth is rule.breaker.investing? You're about to be smarter, happier, and richer, Fool! Time for some tips, tricks, and lifehacks. Host: David Gardner Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:35:53

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Investing in Art with Tonya Turner Carroll and Michael Carroll

2/7/2024
Stocks, bonds, ETFs, real estate, crypto, art... Wait, what? Art? Is that a thing that you can invest in? There are always more rules to break, Fool! Today we're here to explore the world of art investing. Is it our area of expertise? No. Do we have guests who can teach us where to begin and guide us along the way? You bet! There's wine and cheese in the corner; take a look around and be sure to ask about the context. Host: David Gardner Guests: Tonya Turner Carroll, Michael Carroll Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:01:09:23

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January 2024 Mailbag: Magnificent Faangs

1/31/2024
Do you own the Magnificent 7? Do you remember FAANG stocks? Do these arbitrary groupings matter? Only if you keep score, as one listener reminds us! Yes, it's the mailbag time of the month again, where we hear from you about what you've learned, what you're teaching, and what you're looking forward to. Host: David Gardner Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:31:44

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Calculating Risk Foolishly, Vol. 3: KNSL vs. CHWY

1/24/2024
High risk? Low risk? MEDIUM risk? What does that even mean? And what the heck is risk anyway? Today, we define risk Foolishly and revisit our risk ratings, a system to quantify the long-term risk your companies may face. Companies Discussed: KNSL, CHWY Host: David Gardner Guests: Emily Flippen, Andy Cross Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:01:07:02

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Blast From The Past, Vol. 8

1/17/2024
As Mark Twain once said, "History never repeats itself, but the Kaleidoscopic combinations of the pictured present often seem to be constructed out of the broken fragments of antique legends." Or something like that. In any case, we're here today not just to repeat lessons from the past, but to reflect on them anew, and fit them into our view of the present and more importantly, the future. Stocks Mentioned: NVDA, DIS, AMZN, TSLA, NFLX Host: David Gardner Producer: Rick Engdahl

Duration:00:50:46