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GoPro and Southern May. 02, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: On your advice, I didn't buy stock in GoPro in 2015, when it was trading at $56. And... Read More

Robotics Investment Apr. 25, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I've lost money buying several stocks in the robotics industry. It seems that they g... Read More

Is iRobot a Good Buy? Apr. 25, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Almost a year ago, we bought our first home, which has an enclosed pool. We never ex... Read More

EPD and Plastic Bags Apr. 18, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Enterprise Products Partners? I want to buy a good income stock... Read More

Patterson for the Long Term Apr. 18, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker is recommending that I buy 1,000 shares of Patterson Companies Inc. T... Read More

What's the Deal With Rite Aid? Apr. 11, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought Rite Aid stock at $6 in 2015, thinking the rumored buyout by Walgreens woul... Read More

A Banking Investment Apr. 11, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I want to own a bank stock. I am very conservative and don't care for risk, so I'm t... Read More

Buy PPL for Dividend Growth Apr. 04, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are both 73 years old and in excellent health. Both of us retired 1... Read More

Politics and McDonald's Mar. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: You've never expressed your political opinions. Some of us had hoped you'd comment o... Read More

Is Southern Co. a Good Buy? Mar. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: We have a $17,000 certificate of deposit coming due and are thinking of buying 300 s... Read More

Big Brother Is Watching Mar. 23, 2018

Linda Chavez

I joined Facebook originally so that I could see pictures of my kids and grandkids, keep tabs on wha... Read More

Re-evaluating Investments Mar. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: In 2009, when I was 78, I had $70,000 in cash to invest long term for my grandchildr... Read More

AmeriGas Is That Animal Mar. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My spouse and I are both in our early 60s, and we have $10,000, with the hope of bei... Read More

Dealing With Taxes When You Sell Your Stock Mar. 13, 2018

Succeeding in Your Business

"I invested in a small business corporation several years ago. The investment hasn't worked out the ... Read More

New Look at Newell Mar. 07, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: What happened to Newell? I bought 500 shares at $43 in September of 2017. My broker ... Read More

MasterCard and Consumer Debt Feb. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My brother, who does well in the stock market, told me to buy 100 shares of MasterCa... Read More

Opinions on Uniti Are Not United Feb. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: What can you tell me about a company called Uniti Group, which has a 15.49 percent d... Read More

Johnson & Johnson and Talcum Feb. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of Johnson & Johnson on your recommendation at $106 in April 201... Read More

Is Rite Aid a Good Buy? Feb. 07, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Do you have a Facebook page? If so, our investment club can't find it. We think it w... Read More

Invest in NuVasive? Feb. 07, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My mother-in-law suffered with a bad back for over 20 years, resisting spine surgery... Read More