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Medallion's Future Jun. 21, 2017

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Taking Stock

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

Clean Energy and Alphabet May. 03, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker and friend for the past 41 years just advised me to sell my 20 shares... Read More

Verizon and FirstEnergy Apr. 26, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Last summer, I chose between buying 600 shares of AT&T at $38 and buying 500 shares ... Read More

The Unfriendly Skies Apr. 19, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 200 shares of United Continental Holdings last year at $76, and I've been b... Read More

Investing in Stein Mart Apr. 19, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Why has Stein Mart done so badly in the past 10 years? What is wrong with the compan... Read More

What to Do With GSK Mar. 22, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My husband has been diagnosed with COPD, and I can't imagine a more frightening medi... Read More

Steve Bannon Failed His Father, Not AT&T Mar. 16, 2017

Froma Harrop

Marty Bannon did all the right things, mostly. He raised five children, lived modestly, worked hard ... Read More

Costco and Wal-Mart Mar. 15, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 56, and both my wife and I work in real estate. We have about $285,000 in stocks... Read More

Good Young Broker Recommends Solid REIT Mar. 08, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 71-year-old widow. I'm seeking safe, high income, and I can afford some modest... Read More

When You Give Employees Stock Options, Expect These Questions Mar. 07, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

"We started a business some time ago, and have about 10 employees. "The business has done well, to t... Read More

Bad Advice on Tronc? Mar. 01, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I trusted you. In July of last year, you recommended in an email to me that I invest... Read More