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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

Cheap Stocks Jun. 28, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I have $7,000, and we'd like to take a real gamble and buy three or four... Read More

The Mighty Amazon Jun. 28, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Amazon.com is getting bigger and bigger, and it is using its huge cash position to b... Read More

Medallion's Future Jun. 21, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 400 shares of Medallion Financial Corp. in May 2012 at $11 a share, and the... Read More

Is Lennox Hot or Cold? Jun. 21, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have $2,000 to invest. Please tell me about Lenox, the company that makes that lov... Read More

Dycom Is a Can't-Miss Stock Jun. 14, 2017

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Dear TG: As promised in my most recent column, here are my thoughts on Dycom Industries. Dycom (DY-$... Read More

Hold or Sell Fifth Third Bank? Jun. 07, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: We bank at Fifth Third Bank and own 1,000 shares of the stock, which you advised us ... Read More

One Dud and Two Good Investments Jun. 07, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Because the 401(k) where I work has a lousy choice of funds (list enclosed), I am mo... Read More

How Does GM Stock Look? May. 31, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I recently subscribed to the Value Line Investment Survey. One of its analysts, Ian ... Read More

Hold HSBC Holdings May. 24, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: My father died last year, and the assets from his will have been distributed. Among ... Read More

Is Starbucks a Safe Investment? May. 24, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell us your thoughts on Starbucks. We are retired and have a good income fro... Read More

Sell or Hold TCF? May. 17, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 600 shares of TCF Financial at $13.95 in early November of last year. The s... Read More

Snap! Your Money's Gone May. 17, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 200 shares of Snap on the offering. I was surprised I got the stock and bou... Read More

GovMint.com's Silver Benny May. 10, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: The U.S. Mint is issuing a limited mintage striking of a silver proof $100 bill. It'... Read More