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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

AT&T and Time Warner Merger Oct. 26, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: AT&T is my largest position. I started buying the stock at $24 in the summer of 2009... Read More

Verizon and a Trustworthy Trust Company Oct. 19, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are both 76 and retired from the medical profession 12 years ago. W... Read More

Auto Stocks With a Looming Recession Oct. 12, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I own 300 shares of General Motors and 600 shares of Ford, which I bought in Decembe... Read More

Buy Barclays Oct. 12, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 77 and still mentally sharp, so I feel silly that I have to send you this email.... Read More

Stock in Kellogg Co. Oct. 05, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My mama has 162 shares of Kellogg's, which I want her to sell. A friend told her tha... Read More

Hold Hilton? Sep. 21, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide at $29 in March 2015, and the stock's perf... Read More

Ford and GM Sep. 14, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Last November, you told me not to buy General Motors or Ford stock. Well, my stockbr... Read More

A Sleeper Investment Sep. 14, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: What is your opinion of ADP LLC? The stock seems stuck at the same price it was a ye... Read More

Praise for High-Yielding Stock Sep. 07, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: We sold our home in 2010, taking back a 7 percent mortgage. That mortgage is being p... Read More

Privyet, Can You Hear Me Now? Aug. 24, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: A stockbroker I've known for several years, though I don't have an account with him,... Read More

America First and Microsoft's Purchase of LinkedIn Aug. 24, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Two questions: What do you think of America First Multifamily Investors, which pays ... Read More

Bank of America Rebounding Aug. 03, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker wants me to buy 200 shares of Bank of America for my individual retir... Read More

Yahoo and ETP Aug. 03, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I own 150 shares of Yahoo, and I also own 200 shares of Verizon, which is buying Yah... Read More

Omega Recommendation Jul. 27, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I just got a $17,300 tax refund, and I need help investing this money. I'm willing t... Read More

Playing With FireEye Jul. 20, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of FireEye at $63 in April 2014. We sold it for... Read More

PETS Makes for a Great Investment Jul. 13, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Our neighbor, who had two wonderful dogs, confided to me that in the several years b... Read More

Elon Musk's Gambit Jul. 06, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm one of the "stupids," as you call them, who bought 200 shares of Tesla Motors at... Read More