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Running on Dunkin' Apr. 06, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In the fall of 2012, I bought 175 shares of Dunkin' Donuts' parent company at $28 be... Read More

The Prospect of Prospect Apr. 06, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Prospect Capital at $10 in the summer of 2014. The dividend... Read More

Adelson and Sands Mar. 30, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: Ever since I bought 200 shares of Las Vegas Sands at $84.75 two years ago, it's done... Read More

College Sports and Netflix Mar. 16, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: My first question isn't about stocks. Why have college costs nearly tripled since 20... Read More

Regal Entertainment Group Jan. 13, 2016

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Dear Mr. Berko: When our father died last July, he left us six stocks. Five of them are electric uti... Read More

Yahoo's Yahoos Dec. 30, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: Up until a month ago, I used Yahoo for stock prices and research on stocks I might b... Read More

Recession or... Dec. 23, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a married 43-year-old systems engineer earning $67,000 a year, and my spouse wor... Read More

General Motors and Ford Dec. 23, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a married 43-year-old systems engineer earning $67,000 a year, and my spouse wor... Read More

Pfizer's Future Dec. 16, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I own 200 shares of Pfizer, which I bought at $26 in late 2011. I have a nice profit... Read More

IBM and SO Dec. 09, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: Two years ago, I bought 300 shares of IBM at $211; it's trading at $139 now, and I'm... Read More

BMO and Interest Rates Dec. 02, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of the Bank of Montreal as an investment for a 55-year-old widow w... Read More

Giving Unsolicited Stock Market Advice to a Friend Oct. 28, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: A friend of 13 years wants to use a large part of his student loan money to buy 100 ... Read More

USD Partners Oct. 21, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me what the differences are among upstream, midstream and downstream oil... Read More

VimpelCom Oct. 21, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 100 shares of VimpelCom at $10 in early 2014, and almost two years later, i... Read More

Tyson Foods Sep. 30, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: My young broker (I'm 61) of four years is fairly straight with me and has made some ... Read More

Tesla and JPMorgan Chase Sep. 23, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I own 100 shares of JPMorgan Chase and 50 shares of Tesla, both at a profit. I think... Read More

Apple's Future Sep. 23, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 50 shares of Apple in August 2012 at $638, which cost me $31,900. Two years... Read More

General Mills Sep. 16, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I am 46 and have $14,000 to invest in my very conservative individual retirement acc... Read More

CVR Partners Aug. 26, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I told my broker at Wells Fargo that I wanted to take a gamble with $5,000, and he r... Read More

A Poor Biopharmaceutical Investment Aug. 12, 2015

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Dear Mr. Berko: I was able to buy 100 shares of Axovant Sciences at the $15 initial public offering ... Read More