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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

An Elixir for Aging? Jun. 15, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Our neighbor is an engineer. He's a bright, well-read 76-year-old, and he's nobody's... Read More

Why, Why, Why? Jun. 15, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are both seniors and have a $20,000 certificate of deposit coming due ... Read More

A Coming Cure for HIV? Jun. 01, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: It cost $22,000 last year to treat our 28-year-old son's HIV; three years earlier, h... Read More

Feel the FLO May. 25, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I am 55, am married, have owned a successful small construction company for 32 years... Read More

It's a Gas May. 25, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are 87 and both in fair health. We followed your advice and got rid of... Read More

Driverless Cars Ain't Got No Soul May. 18, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I think that the driverless car being developed by Apple is the car of the future an... Read More

Cisco for the Long Term? May. 18, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: What are your thoughts on Cisco Systems? I've bought 1,000 or more shares of Cisco a... Read More

Speculating on Sarepta May. 04, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Starting in October, my stockbroker pitched a company called Sarepta Therapeutics. A... Read More

Fifth Third Bank and Water Utilities May. 04, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Last year, I bought 2,000 shares of Fifth Third Bank at $18. My stockbroker believed... Read More

Amazon the Disrupter Apr. 27, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Last December, I paid $692 a share for 300 shares of Amazon.com because my stockbrok... Read More

Apple's Core Apr. 20, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 100 shares of Apple at $129 last June, believing it could move up to $200. ... Read More

An Uber Disappointment Apr. 20, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Our Morgan Stanley stockbroker will let us get in early on Uber stock, but we'd have... Read More

A Good Gamble Apr. 13, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Thanks to you, we sold 800 shares of Yahoo at $46 last year. Now our stockbroker rec... Read More

Tesla and Oil Apr. 13, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 100 shares of Tesla Motors in July 2015 at $280 and sold them in October at... Read More