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A Fool is someone who follows the Motley Fool's investing style, a long-term business-focused investor.

Why would this be considered the "Foolish" behavior of a "Fool"? Because the conventional wisdom today, as propagated by the media and by the financial establishment (in tandem), is to look much shorter-term than that. And also, often to spend much more time gazing at stock prices and graphs than at the businesses behind them.