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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

Hold Boeing? Sep. 20, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2010, you advised me to invest $10,000 in Boeing. I bought 157 shares at ... 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

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

Structured Investment Option and NKTR Aug. 23, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: In March 2013, I bought 500 shares of Nektar Therapeutics at $12. In March of this y... 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

Sell or Keep LKQ for Growth? Aug. 02, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 42-year-old female professional administrator, and I invest for long-term grow... 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

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

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 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