Becoming a Better Investor: Why I Bought Apple and Wal-Mart

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Eric Bleeker, senior technology editor, and Maggie Muraca discuss topics around the investing world.

At The Motley Fool, a company goal this year has been to get all of its employees investing and learning about how to secure their financial future. In this edition, Eric Bleeker talks to Maggie Muraca, a marketing employee, to get more background on her decision to begin investing and use her personal experience within China to buy both Apple and Wal-Mart.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleeker owns no shares of the companies mentioned here. Maggie Muraca owns shares of Apple and Wal-Mart. The Motley Fool owns shares of Wal-Mart and Apple.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Apple and Wal-Mart, creating a bull call spread position in Apple, and creating a diagonal call position in Wal-Mart. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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