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 Fed Just Told You Which Stocks to Buy

Mar. 5, 2014, 10:55 am EDT – The Fed's report on debt provides investors with a guide to what businesses are doing well, and which stocks to buy as a result. More 

Why Haven’t You Sold GRPN Stock?

Mar. 3, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – GRPN stock is not a business. It's an idea that has gotten lucky. And that luck is already running out. More 

Office Depot: Take a Flyer on ODP Stock

Feb. 28, 2014, 12:55 pm EDT – The merged Office Depot-OfficeMax combo presents a risk in a tough environment; however, ODP stock makes for a speculative buy with big potential upside. More 

Are These 15%-Plus Dividend Yields Safe?

Feb. 28, 2014, 11:32 am EDT – High dividend yields sometimes can actually be an indication of a weak stock. So, which of these uber-yielders are actually worth some speculation? More 

Hedge Against a Market Crash With Index ETF LEAPS

Feb. 26, 2014, 9:31 am EDT – Long-dated puts on index ETFs can help you sleep at night if you fear a market crash. Consider these 3 LEAPS trades. More 

3 Must-Own International Dividend Stocks

Feb. 24, 2014, 1:19 pm EDT – International dividend stocks can provide plenty of comfort, just like their American brethren. Like all things, you just have to know what you're getting into. More 

The Only 5 ETFs You’ll Ever Need

Feb. 21, 2014, 9:24 am EDT – If you are just starting out in the world of investing, give yourself instant diversification by creating a portfolio around these five simple ETFs. More 

Use Options to Earn Premium on These 3 ‘Forever Hold’ Stocks

Feb. 20, 2014, 7:15 pm EDT – These income generators work great for stocks you can rely on for the long term. Check out these varying options trades on blue-chip companies. More 

Sell These 3 Dow Jones Stocks NOW

Feb. 20, 2014, 3:33 pm EDT – What goes clink-clank-clunk, moans a lot and scares people? These three tired ol' Dow Jones stocks that have no business in your portfolio anymore. More 

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Feb. 19, 2014, 12:48 pm EDT – Sometimes, the best investment are ones you can hold forever. Here are 3 stocks to buy and never let go. More