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What to Do With GlaxoSmithKline and Geron Stock Nov. 21, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: In 2007, I invested almost $10,000 in 165 shares of GlaxoSmithKline. The share price... Read More

Investing in British Banks Nov. 21, 2018

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

Buy AT&T, Verizon or Both? Nov. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm torn between investing $50,000 in AT&T and investing $50,000 in Verizon. My Merr... Read More

Time for an Adviser Switch Nov. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Eighteen years ago, when my wife and I were 50, we sold our business for $4 million ... Read More

Forever Stocks Nov. 07, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'd like to thank you. We used the pro bono lawyer you recommended in 2012. It took ... Read More

Andeavor May Be Worth the Risk Oct. 31, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me what you can about Andeavor Logistics. Would this be a good stock to ... Read More

Are Young Men and Women Getting the Same Financial Start? Oct. 31, 2018

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Dear Readers: This week, I have a couple of questions for you. First, do you believe that young men ... Read More

Invest in Columbus McKinnon? Oct. 31, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker wants me to buy 500 shares of Columbus McKinnon on margin. He tells m... Read More

Wright May Be Wrong Oct. 24, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me about Wright Medical Group. Because of its development of artificial ... Read More

Uber and Zoetis Oct. 24, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker insists that Uber, which is valued at $120 billion, will come public ... Read More

Capitalism Should Be Taught Oct. 17, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I don't need advice, but I feel I have to tell you of an experience that I was not p... Read More

3 Unknown Stocks Explained Oct. 17, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: When our father passed away about a year ago, he left my sister and me eight stocks.... Read More

The Rule of 72 Oct. 10, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Could you please explain how the rule of 72 works for growing the principal and inco... Read More

Ol' Dominion Oct. 10, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Back in the middle of 2014, I wrote and asked you to recommend a good utility stock ... Read More

Chicago Bonds Oct. 03, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm an 86-year-old retired steelworker. I am in good health and receive substantial ... Read More

Broker Gives a Bad Telecom Recommendation Oct. 03, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My partner and I seek long-term growth in conservative blue chip stocks. We are both... Read More

Big Gains and a New Broker Sep. 26, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: We bought 1,000 shares of Torchmark at $14, and after two splits, we've got 2,250 sh... Read More

How Risky Is It to Buy Cryptocurrency? Sep. 26, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I was at a dinner party recently, and several of my friends were talking about how much... Read More

'Free Cash Flow' Explained and Investing in CenturyLink Sep. 19, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: In 2011, I asked you about investing in CenturyLink because I needed the income. You... Read More

Movers of Earth Sep. 19, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm an officer at Naval Air Station Pensacola, where a group of us reads and discuss... Read More