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Outrageous Outrage -- Take a Ride Dec. 06, 2019

Daily Editorials

In today's narrative-driven, social media-focused world, it's easy to slip into outrageous outrage. ... Read More

Outrageous Outrage -- Take a Ride Dec. 05, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

In today's narrative-driven, social media-focused world, it's easy to slip into outrageous outrage. ... Read More

Playing Monopoly for Real Apr. 10, 2019

Jim Hightower

Shouting "Down with big government," today's tea party Trumpateers claim to be tax rebels — di... Read More

The Lowdown on Edwards Lifesciences Mar. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I took your advice on AT&T. I'm holding my nose and reinvesting the dividends on 800... Read More

Keep AT&T Mar. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 41-year-old happily married woman with two boys. Before my dad passed away in ... Read More

Buy More Apple? Mar. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of Apple last November at $221. His firm has a ... Read More

AT&T or Apple? Feb. 27, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 500 shares of AT&T at $32 in 2012, and I'm losing money. I should have sold... Read More

CenturyLink Doesn't Seem Promising Feb. 27, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm looking for higher yields, and my stockbroker is recommending that I buy 500 sha... Read More

Buy Bristol-Myers Squibb Feb. 20, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm interested in buying stock in Bristol-Myers Squibb because I'm told the company ... Read More

Delta Stock May Perform Well, but It's Still an Airline Feb. 20, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I just sold 100 shares of Procter & Gamble, which I bought at $91 in 2017. They're s... Read More

CVS or Walgreens? Feb. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I can't make up my mind whether to buy 500 shares of CVS or 500 shares of Walgreens.... Read More

McDonald's and Verizon Feb. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker thinks that the recent viral confrontation between a McDonald's custo... Read More

SAIC and MO Feb. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have 28 shares of Science Applications International Corp. in my account and don't... Read More

Invacare Is an Exception Feb. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: About six years ago, you wrote that medical stocks and defense stocks are not so aff... Read More

Looking for a Good Way to Start Investing? Feb. 06, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: In last week's column, I made a case for why getting into the stock market still makes... Read More

The Spinning UTX Is a Keeper Jan. 30, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In 2008, I was 46. My husband passed away that year, and my 600 shares of United Tec... Read More

The Case for Investing -- Year In, Year Out Jan. 30, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: If you had an extra $2,000, would you invest it in the stock market today? Should you?... Read More

Take a Flier With J.C. Penney Jan. 09, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In 2007, my stockbroker had me buy 100 shares of J.C. Penney at $73. Months later, h... Read More

Blue Apron and Bank of America Corporate Accounting Jan. 09, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Blue Apron is $1.01 a share. Do you think there's any life left in the company that ... Read More

General Electric, Changing Brokers and Deutsche Bank Jan. 02, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What do we do with 1,300 shares of General Electric, which we bought at $31? Our sto... Read More