Skip to main content
This Board Has Moved

This board has been migrated to our new platform! Check out the new home page at discussion.fool.com or click below to go directly to the new Board on the new site.

Go to the New Site
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 1
Hi there, and welcome to The Motley Fool! I hope that you find your time here to be enjoyable and enriching.

The smileys and frownies next to the quotes are simply whether or not the stock is up or down for the day.

The Fool 50 was an index that the folks at the Motley Fool had created with input from the Fool community, if I remember correctly. The goal was to create a more representative index than the Dow. It's been discontinued for a while now, but there are still references sprinkled throughout the site.

With the Internet, skeletons are never in the closet, they're out for everyone to see!

Not that the Fool 50 is actually a skeleton, it was a fine thing to track, it just didn't interest many people.

hope this helps!
Big Chief
Print the post  

Announcements

When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.