amusement parks

Fun and Profit: Amusement Parks are Riding High

Amusement park companies are climbing up the coaster hill, and investors are enjoying the ride. This summer, Six Flags stock hit a new all-time high. Shares of regional amusement park operator Cedar Fair hit a seven-year high on Wednesday. And Disney hit an all-time high on Thursday.

What Makes This Ex-Undercover Boss Different? Love (and a Book)

Two years ago, Joel Manby, CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, went incognito into his company's amusement parks on Undercover Boss. This month, he released Love Works, a guide to effective business leadership. And unlike some bosses, it's clear he really gets it.

Amusement-Park Stock Battle: Six Flags vs. Cedar Fair

If you haven't had enough of roller coasters after the ups and downs of the stock market this month, you might consider adding an amusement-park operator to your portfolio. Between Six Flags and Cedar Fair, which stock has the potential to deliver the smoothest returns for investors?

Don't Let Roller Coasters Take You for a Ride

How do you deal with a thief that's 230 feet tall and robs you at 80 miles per hour? Hordes of Americans will descend on amusement parks this weekend, so this is a good time to remind everyone of Murphy's Law of Roller Coasters: If your stuff can get loose, it generally will.