Lawrence Meyers
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Lawrence Meyers was the first U.S. journalist to cover the payday loan sector for The Motley Fool. After discovering several opportunities in the sector, he co-founded the private equity firm PDL Capital, which brokers financing for the alternative financial services sector.

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Recent Articles

The Mozilla Controversy: Should CEOs Get Political?

Apr. 18, 2014, 9:55 am EDT – Brendan Eich was essentially forced to resign as Mozilla CEO over his Prop 8 donation in 2008, showing the ever-present danger posed by politics. More 

4 Preferred Stocks With Eye-Popping Yields

Apr. 17, 2014, 2:49 pm EDT – Get your yield in a safer way -- the preferred stocks of these four companies offer more protected (but high) yield to income investors. More 

2 Reasons Why Walmart (WMT) Can’t Touch Whole Foods (WFM)

Apr. 17, 2014, 12:42 pm EDT – Whole Foods (WFM) has nothing to fear from Walmart's (WMT) organics marketing ploy, despite what the past few days of WFM declines would indicate. More 

3 Unexpected Stocks to Buy in a Market Crash

Apr. 16, 2014, 12:08 pm EDT – With man indices lingering around all-time highs, a crash may be looming. If the market corrects, consider these 3 stocks to buy over the usual big names. More 

3 Naked Puts Worth a Cool $1,000 in Income

Apr. 16, 2014, 8:32 am EDT – Selling naked puts is a great way to generate income on stocks, though it's a risky one. Shave a little risk by playing these more dependable stocks. More 

PriceSmart (PSMT): Plenty of Growth … But at What Cost?

Apr. 15, 2014, 2:43 pm EDT – Latin American warehouse retailer PriceSmart has the right location and the right growth prospects ... but PSMT stock might not be right at this price. More 

3 Cash-Rich Stocks to Buy Now

Apr. 11, 2014, 8:22 am EDT – Companies have been shoring up their balance sheets with reckless abandon since the financial crisis. In addition to wanting to remain solvent, they also see a weak economy and a lot of uncertainty. So let’s take a look at three cash-rich stocks, how they got there and what they might do with the money. More 

Covered Calls: Generate $1,000 in Income With These 3 Trades

Apr. 10, 2014, 10:23 am EDT – The covered calls option strategy is a great way to generate income with limited risk. Here are two trades on well-known stocks, plus one on a smaller name. More 

How My 11-Year-Old Outperformed the Market (and Me)

Apr. 9, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Children know products better than adults, which may lead to investment returns that outperform the market. Just ask my 11-year-old. More 

3 Legendary Names to Hold for Retirement

Apr. 3, 2014, 1:46 pm EDT – Reliable dividends and reliable businesses are a couple of the great traits shared by these three stocks to buy for retirement. More