Should I start with big, stable companies or riskier growth stocks?  What about dividend-paying stocks?  And what’s the best time to sell?  In part 2 of our special, we answer those questions and more.  Plus, we share 2 stocks we would hold for the next 40 years.  For a free copy of our best-selling e-book “The Motley Fool Guide to Investing for Beginners”, just go to

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“I know how important it is to invest, I just don’t know how to get started.”  At The Motley Fool we hear this comment all the time.  So in part 1 of our special Aaron Bush and David Kretzmann discuss why it’s so important to invest, how to get started, and how millennials can get started on the road to financial independence.

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Best Buy stands its ground. Keurig Green Mountain rises as short-sellers flee.  Plus we analyze the latest public offerings from Square and Match Group.

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Lowe’s follows up Home Depot’s strong quarter with one of their own. Jack In The Box offers strong guidance for 2016. And Dick’s Sporting Goods slashes guidance, which in turn slashes its stock price.

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Wal-Mart rises on good results and an upbeat forecast. Home Depot’s sales continue to rise. Urban Outfitters decides the path to growth is paved with pizza restaurants. Bill Mann and Bill Barker from Motley Fool Funds analyze those stories and discuss the health benefits of coffee.

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Marriott bids $12 billion for Starwood Hotels.  Tim Hanson analyzes the deal and the online travel industry.  Plus we dip into the Fool Mailbag and discuss investing in the battery industry, international exchanges and how we each fared in a national 12-kilometer race.

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Kohl’s beats low expectations.  Liberty Media restructures.  And Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen serves up some tasty earnings.  Plus, we review some of the worst logos in the world and pitch Titan International on the updated logo we want to see.

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Middleby & Macy’s sell off for very different reasons. Alibaba celebrates Singles’ Day with $14 billion in sales. Plus we look at the short interest in retail stocks and discuss why anyone would short Costco.

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LionsGate Entertainment rises in advance of the final “Hunger Games” film.  The Gap lowers expectations, while Wayfair sells off.  Plus, Dan Boyd gives a report on the GWAR concert!

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Priceline Group falls on cautious guidance. Hertz falls even further. And packaged food company WhiteWave quietly puts up a strong quarter.  Plus, we’re planning an episode on Millennials & investing and want your suggestions! Email your questions & ideas to

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