FR: Don’t Go Nuts Over Diamond’s Recent Fall

Article: Don’t Go Nuts Over Diamond’s Recent Fall

My next “Fool Revisited” piece is a look back at how we covered the news while working for The Motley Fool, this time on the occasion of a massive fall for Diamond Foods, a seller of delicious snack foods that has since been acquired by Snyder’s-Lance (Nasdaq: LNCE).

While The Motley Fool has been known to break news from time to time, they default to taking a long-term view of the market, not really covering the day-to-day price movements of every single stock out there. This doesn’t mean that they don’t report on daily moves, however. They had a group of writers that would write articles when any of the stocks recommended by their services went up or down over 5% in a single day, and they also started publishing articles about the end of the market day news from the Dow Jones and S&P 500. Continue reading “FR: Don’t Go Nuts Over Diamond’s Recent Fall”