Topic Archives: David Gardner

The Motley Fool put together a new push for Tom Gardner’s “no. 1 technology investment” late last week, including yet another “presentation” with Tom Gardner, Eric Bleeker and Tim Beyers, so we’ve gotten quite a few questions… and I also got a few other questions this week about a David Gardner teaser pitch, so we’re […]

Every year we call out a “turkey” stock teaser around Thanksgiving time and poke a bit of fun at some terrible investment ideas… … so it seems only fair to highlight a few winners as well, and this week, when we’re otherwise closed for the holiday, seems a good time to spread some cheer and […]

The ad we’ve been seeing recently from the Motley Fool for their Rule Breakers service is all about this “technology breakthrough” inside a “black box” that a Motley Fool analyst named Rex Moore found inside his son’s apartment — and this “little black box under his TV” that his son called the “heart of his […]

This article originally appeared as part of the Friday File for the Stock Gumshoe Irregulars (our paid members) on November 20, 2015. The article has not been updated or revised, other than a couple quick updates to numbers and valuations, but we’ve had questions about the ad of late, so we’re moving it back to […]

Today, we take you back to 2012… The Motley Fool is promoting it’s “$2.2 Trillion War for your Living Room” stocks again, and the ad is almost identical to the version that first started circulating in the Fall of 2012. That’s not all that shocking, of course — once a newsletter publisher finds an ad […]

“An opportunity this good only comes along once twice in a lifetime. “These 3 quick-action interviews with our Foolish investing experts (below) show how to prepare yourself for the $19 trillion revolution that’s swallowing up the Internet. And how to zero in on the 3 next-generation technology stocks that are best positioned to profit. “I’m […]

Another Motley Fool growth stock to sniff out for you today … David Gardner has gotten a reputation as a compelling “rule breaking” growth stock picker over the past few decades, with some huge winners chosen (and held through very tumultuous times) as he built the Motley Fool with his brother Tom. The flagship Motley […]

David Gardner has touted and teased many stocks for both his Rule Breakers and his Stock Advisor services — probably, in fact, we’ve covered more Motley Fool teaser ads here at Stock Gumshoe than we have any other publisher (and according to the quick calculations of one of our readers, they’ve had more winners than […]

“This is the only company in the online higher education industry that’s creating a win-win for everyone. Which means it’s the only one with long-term staying power. The sad truth is, most online colleges exist for one simple purpose. To suck away federal loan dollars from Uncle Sam. These “diploma mills” don’t even care whether […]

The Foolies are out in force with another ad for their flagship Stock Advisor newsletter, we’re on vacation this week so I’m not putting together brand new articles but I reminded you about their “#1 Stock Across the Motley Fool Universe” yesterday … and today we’ll remind you about the other pick they’re pitching in […]

The folks at the Motley Fool have been promoting Dave Gardner’s Rule Breakers newsletter for years by using the same basic theme for their ads: Cloud computing scared Bill Gates into retirement, and the “Kings of Cloud Computing” in the next era will make you rich. If you’re not familiar with Gardner, he’s basically a […]

We have a charming little tradition here at Stock Gumshoe of picking out the stinkiest stock to have been teased over the past year, and calling it our “Turkey of the Year” come Thanksgiving time. It’s not particularly fair — certainly not to turkeys everywhere, and probably not to the newsletter folks who use breathless, […]

That headline is a quote from the Motley Fool, in a recent teaser ad for their flagship Stock Advisor newsletter, the one that pits brother/founders Dave and Tom Gardner against each other. They run through their familiar spiel, that Wall Street ignores the little guy, mutual funds managers underperform and get overpaid, and that brokers […]

“ONE AMERICAN BRAND POISED TO POWER INTO THE GLOBAL MAINSTREAM! “Every decade or so, a brand is born in America that goes up like a moon shot and becomes a recognizable symbol all over the world… Brands like Levis… Coca-Cola… Harley-Davidson… Heinz… McDonalds… GE… Budweiser… Disney… Gillette… Pepsi… The Gap… IBM… Wal-Mart… Apple… Nike… Microsoft… […]

Monthly newsletter that looks for rapid growth stocks, usually smaller capitalization companies. “Rule Breakers” are typically “first mover” or “top dog” companies with rapid growth rates that conventional analysts consider very overvalued.

The good folks at Motley Fool’s Stock Advisor newsletter have another teaser for us … they think they’ve got a “virtually recession-proof” stock for you to buy … in their words: “On Sale Now… a Virtually Recession-Proof Business Poised for 100% Gains… “An investment story like this doesn’t come along very often… “It’s a business […]

This one has caused quite a stir among the vast and mighty Gumshoe readership, if my steady deluge of email is any indication. Everybody loves growth stocks, especially when nothing else seems to be growing, and everyone thinks alternative energy will be the next billionaire-maker — the Fool compares the current situation in alternative energy […]

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    I'm new to investing in stocks and always dubious about projected claims, especially when it requires $100's or $1,000's...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Great earnings for UBNT late last week popped the stock up by about 20%, looks like this is the best short-term teaser p...

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    Even if Rio isn't the overnight portfolio multiplier that Skousen implies, Travis, reading your witty sarcasm made the r...

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    Addendum - after my first post, I found a two-minute video describing Skousen's strategy, offering a couple of details h...

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    I am doing a bit of speculation, dheld2, but here is my thinking ... I believe Skousen's IRA reboot is a strategy to ...

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    Interestingly Skousen was my first newsletter in the mid-80s. Unfortunately I didn't have the money to play with back th...

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    In Forecasts &Strategies Skousen ads stock of the the the Year(AAPL)Apple,Inc. $119.97,1.9%yield.$40.00per share wo...

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    For infrastructure play I'm looking at CBI and CX. Thanks for this run down, Skousen has been a speaker at several AAI...

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    Skousen has been recommending MAIN since Feb 2012, when it was $23.24 with a 7% yield. A nice return over the years and...

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    Also a favorite of Skousen and mine. MAIN is also one of the few BDC that is internally managed. Good idea to trade opti...

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    I wish everyone would speak to the degree of good intentions of these people who run these adverts. My experience is tha...

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    I received a teaser from Dr. Skousen about a high dividend stock opportunity, Main Street Capital, paying a 6.95% divide...

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    Hey Ben, Dr. Skousen said by Cubist Pharmacuticals at $12.00 and at its high I think it was around $68.00, now its hoove...

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    Stephen, here is their picks.Hope this helps. 298.1296 | | What do these icons mean? glenn newberry says: Decemb...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I wrote about most of those Skousen picks here, I think: http://www.stockgumshoe.com/reviews/forecasts-and-strategies/sk...

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    Yes, that is right Travis. Sorry about that I forgot about you could not post PDF.If anyone is interested in the picks,t...

  • Ben Lawrence

    I had the Skousen Fast Money Windows BS and did much worse than you artie with NO REFUND as he promised haha the ol'...

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    I just got a similar pitch from Mark Skousen, called "Fast Money WIndows" where certain stocks pop every year at a certa...

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    If you're looking for several stocks picks a year this service is not for you. Mark Skousen tends to pick two or three ...

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    Skousen (along with many teasers) doesn't understand the mathematics of compounding. He claims that a 418% growth over ...

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    As with so many of these teasers... The best way to end up with a small fortune is to start out with a large one. I ...

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    I subscribed to Mark Skousen back in the early 90s and I was a newby to investing. He predicted the rise of the USD in...

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    I'll save Choom supporters some time. Skousen is a racist! Everything is Boooosh's fault. The BP oil spill was a negat...

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    I subscribed to Skousen's newsletter for a year or two and got burned badly. Skousen is an Austrian Economist noted for...

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    I threw money away for a year or two by buying Skousen's newsletter. Unfortuntely, his track record was mixed at most, m...

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    This stock is nothing new, Mark Skousen (using the same publisher) has been touting this stock for two months. I guess ...

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    Wow !!! Just like Skousen said - the stock is . . . . oh wait . . . nevermind. Happy Valentines Day....

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    Skousen dumped Flagstar a couple of weeks ago when they underperformed last earnings report. ...

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    Skousen is my favorite. He thinks just like I do and offers specific picks that follow his themes. I also subscribe to...

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    Todd Skousen, the insider’s son, said he knew of a "Secret Hobby" practiced by all the top corporate executives. "The...

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    As another point of reference, HTS and NLY were both written about in the True Wealth (Sjuggerud) June 2010 issue which ...

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    JPerry uses the standard attack approach of his "angry" movement, by suggesting that our comments were "l...

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    I have to comment on Skousen, because I have followed him for a few years. He has missed the latest bull market, becaus...

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    As per Skousen video posted last week on Moneyshow.com; it's NLY and AOD (alpine dynamic). His big bet on the most ...

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    Skousen's Forecasts and Strategies is not only a very good educational tool, in my opinion, but the advice given is soli...

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    I think Skousen is wrong. I see nothing that compelling about Barnes & Noble....

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    I would note that not only did AUY not go *up* after March 25, 2008, it went significantly down, and fast. In fact, i...

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    Thanks Tom -- I'm glad you always remember to read the REALLY important stuff :) Not sure which Skousen ad you're talki...

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    two things: one, I've gotten some e-mails, I think from the Skousen letters but can't remember, recently (past week) th...

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    Thanks Spike. Lots of advisors have touted CMED, too, and it has held up reasonably well compared to some others (thoug...

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    I am fairly new to this website and I find it pretty facinating. I have a question. Since Mr. TJ Gumshoe tracks financ...

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    kind of agree with fireball. had std, then it went away due to a stop. had another bank a couple of years beck that std ...

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    My neighbor who subscribes to Skousen says it is indeed E*Trade that he is recommending....

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    Shame on me, I forgot this 5yr look-back. Who wouldn't be proudNOT over this performance? http://finance.yahoo.com/q/...

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    Did you read David Einhorn's book Destry? What facts are you disputing? Why would ALG go after David's wife? So what if ...

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    Geez, GLAD is in a declining "going nowhere" phase since before 2003, it's no mystery as to why the Div. is higher at th...

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    I was a Skousen subscriber. He has featured ACH before. It made some money for shareholders in past years, (1 year, up ...

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    Christine Stewart is dead on. Skousen does not live up to his claims. Just like Robert Hsu. It's like they don't even kn...

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    Bon Noel Mr GumshoeNeat service--thanks. I started to do this sleuthing on my own and then discovered you. You are ...

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    I don't think its RIO, though Skousen has recommended RIO recently. First, its a Brazilian company, not chinese, PE is ...

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    What about this one from Skousen today ( 10/17) I am trying to figure it out, is it ACH or a steel company:"SUPPLY...

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    interesting that insiders continue to cash out their options, especially Dalhldorf (as of 8/7/07 owns zero according to ...

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    This company was proposed by Mark Skousen a year ago (4.07.2006) “"I'd like to add a new remarkable new stock pl...

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