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Can Amazon Keep Going Up? Oct. 18, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2015, I bought 300 shares of Amazon at $342 a share, and it just kept goi... Read More

Is a 30,000 Dow Possible? Oct. 18, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Last February, you said the Dow Jones industrial average could pass 30,000 in 10 yea... Read More

Sears and Coke Oct. 11, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Sears finally reported a profit last May — $2.28 a share. My stockbroker had m... Read More

Just Buy It Oct. 04, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: My 19-year-old daughter is a saver and wants to buy 47 shares of Nike. I don't know ... Read More

Get Rid of Qualcomm? Sep. 27, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: In November 2016, my stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of Qualcomm at $71.25 for inc... Read More

Not Saving Is the American Way Sep. 26, 2017

Froma Harrop

Smart people living in harm's way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. I... Read More

Talking Funds Sep. 13, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are engineers, and we're in our late 40s. In June 2015, you recommende... Read More

Medical Annuity Could Be Best Option for Investor With Cancer Sep. 06, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have cancer, and the prognosis is not good. I am 71 and might be able to live for ... Read More

Sell or Hold Yelp? Sep. 06, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Yelp last year at $28. Should I continue to hold the stock?... Read More

Buy, Hold or Sell Flexion Therapeutics? Aug. 30, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have bad osteoarthritis in my knee and read about a new drug called Zilretta (not ... Read More

Advice About an Art Investment Aug. 30, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I've been given the opportunity to invest in Treasure Investments Corp. by CEO Mark ... Read More

Pass on PPL Aug. 23, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: At 63, I need income and growth. I recently retired after 34 years with the same com... Read More

Rudolph Technologies or Pfizer? Aug. 09, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Our dear daughter is married to an engineer who recently went to work for a company ... Read More

What Are the Insiders Doing? Aug. 02, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: If I knew when insiders — for example, officers and directors or Warren Buffet... Read More

Church Mortgage Jul. 26, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Our 30-year-old daughter and son-in-law have decent jobs, have six children, live in... Read More

Getting Monthly Dividends With Little Risk Jul. 26, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have $100,000 to invest for income. I want at least 6 percent. At age 63, I don't ... Read More

Doughnuts and Cars Jul. 12, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I read a column of yours years ago in which you recommended Dunkin' Donuts stock. It... Read More

Puerto Rican Bonds Jul. 12, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: In 2013, my stockbroker had me buy $60,000 worth of Puerto Rican Sales Tax Financing... Read More

Alkermes and IBM's Quantum Computing Jul. 05, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker wants me to sell my 100 shares of IBM — which I bought in 2012 ... Read More

The Prospect of a Market Crash Jul. 05, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: A little over three years ago, when I was 67 and ready to retire (my wife had retire... Read More