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Is GoPro Stock a Go? Dec. 12, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: GoPro looks like fun. Our neighbor's son showed us photos for over an hour (a little... Read More

Fifth Third Bank Is the Pits Dec. 12, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In March of this year, I bought 300 shares of Fifth Third Bank at $34, but it hasn't... Read More

Can I Give Stock as a Gift? Dec. 05, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I would like to gift a portion of my stock to my daughter. Do I have to sell it first, ... Read More

Fitbit Stock Dec. 05, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm going to buy my wife a $225 Fitbit watch for Christmas. I'm also looking at the ... Read More

McDonald's Is All Good Dec. 05, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What are McDonald's largest competitors? They've got to be what's damaging McDonald'... Read More

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Andeavor May Be Worth the Risk Oct. 31, 2018

Taking Stock

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

Invest in Columbus McKinnon? Oct. 31, 2018

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Uber and Zoetis Oct. 24, 2018

Taking Stock

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

Ol' Dominion Oct. 10, 2018

Taking Stock

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

Broker Gives a Bad Telecom Recommendation Oct. 03, 2018

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Above and Beyond Sep. 12, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Because of my husband's business, we recently had to buy a life insurance policy on ... Read More

A Nuclear Investment Sep. 05, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We've had 250 shares of BWX Technologies in our account since early 2016. We bought ... Read More

What Is CEC Entertainment? Sep. 05, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: When my dad passed away last month, he had a CEC Entertainment Inc. bond among his e... Read More