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Investing in Stein Mart Apr. 19, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Keep This Utility Feb. 22, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I need your opinion on NextEra. I bought 250 shares of FPL Group in 2006 at $55, and... Read More

Dominion and I Bonds Feb. 15, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: We wanted to buy 200 shares of MGE Energy, but our new stockbroker recommended that ... Read More

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Feb. 15, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I was looking up Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which has many products, especially in the... Read More

Accelerate in Which Direction? Feb. 01, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I think it was in August that you wrote a short comment about Accelerate Diagnostics... Read More

The Health of PETS Jan. 25, 2017

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 65-year-old single woman, and using your column, I've picked some good stocks ... Read More

CSAL, WIN and Telecoms Dec. 14, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker recommended buying 1,000 shares of Communications Sales & Leasing at ... Read More

A Case of a Misleading Stock Price Dec. 14, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 2,000 shares of Pernix Therapeutics Holdings in June for 50 cents a share. ... Read More

To Sell or Keep North State Dec. 07, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My father-in-law's portfolio has 100 shares of North State Communications, which my ... Read More

The New Frontier Nov. 23, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Frontier is an internet, wireline, broadband, satellite and video communications com... Read More

Subaru Stock Nov. 16, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: It's good to see your column back again in a South Florida publication. Two years ag... Read More

Thoughts on Telia Nov. 09, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm looking at Swedish mobile phone company Telia, whose shares trade at $7.77. Reve... Read More

The Past and Future of Bed Bath & Beyond Nov. 09, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: In November 2008, you told me not to buy Bed Bath & Beyond. It was selling in the lo... Read More

Thoughts on CenturyLink Oct. 26, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of CenturyLink five years ago at $46. It hasn't gotten that high... Read More