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Candidates' Bad Ideas Jun. 26, 2019

John Stossel

So many people want to be president. Unfortunately, many have terrible ideas. Sen. Kamala Harris wa... Read More

Give Warren a BS Degree in Vote-Buying Apr. 24, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's strategy is to win the Democratic nomination by promising ... Read More

On the Economy, Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy Dec. 27, 2018

Steve Chapman

It was a long, slow climb from the depths of the Great Recession to the sunny meadows of prosperity,... Read More

Investing in British Banks Nov. 21, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Most American banks have recovered from the Great Recession. But banks in the United... Read More

Fannie Mae and 'Freddie Maxine' Nov. 13, 2018

Stephen Moore

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California appears a lock to become the next chairman of the House'... Read More

Gift Tax and High-Yield Checking Account Jul. 04, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Our accountant told my wife and me that we can't gift more than $15,000 at a time wi... Read More

There's Still No Good Way to Let a Big Bank Fail Feb. 28, 2018

Daily Editorials

Once upon a time, President Donald Trump vowed to "do a very major haircut" on the Dodd-Frank Act. A... Read More

Investments Down Under and Way Up North Dec. 06, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We're both 73, and like most Americans, we're starving for yield but scared to reach... Read More

Fighting to Make Sure That the Little Guy Gets Crushed Jul. 19, 2017

Daily Editorials

The last thing Republicans on Capitol Hill apparently want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ... Read More

Draining the Dodd-Frank Swamp Jun. 14, 2017

Star Parker

The House just passed the Financial CHOICE Act, which enacts major reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act, si... Read More

Is It Time to Repeal FATCA? Apr. 27, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

I've previously argued that the Trump administration should stop funding the Organization for Econom... Read More

Infrastructure Investing Mar. 08, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Here's a list of eight infrastructure stocks that my stockbroker recommended because... Read More

Investing in Banks Jan. 18, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: The three bank stocks — Bank of America, Citigroup and BB&T — I've owned... Read More

Should You Care About Rising Interest Rates? Aug. 05, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: It seems pretty clear that after many years of below-normal levels, interest rates are... Read More

No Guts, No Glory Jun. 03, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In simple, noneconomic terms, could you tell me why the Federal Reserve's three roun... Read More

Is Health Care REIT a Good Bet? Nov. 19, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don't know what t... Read More

Turkey to Pay Price for 1974 Invasion of Cyprus May. 15, 2014

Timothy Spangler

Forty years after Turkish soldiers invaded their island neighbor of Cyprus, a European court has rul... Read More

Where Is the Market Going? Apr. 16, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm told there is a very private banking club of exactly 60 imperial Swiss financier... Read More

Negative Interest Rates/Municipal Bonds Jan. 22, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 71 and retired. I own a duplex with no mortgage, and I live in one side and rent... Read More

Why the Erosion of Public Trust? Here's Why Jan. 11, 2014

Diane Dimond

Why the Erosion of Public Trust? Here's Why If you robbed a bank and got caught, you would go to jai... Read More