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3 Utes Sep. 02, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have been reading your column for 30 years and want to comment before asking a que... Read More

Short Selling Aug. 19, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Is it possible to make money on a stock if it falls in value? Our broker has a list ... Read More

Should You Care About Rising Interest Rates? Aug. 05, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: It seems pretty clear that after many years of below-normal levels, interest rates are... Read More

4 Percent Portfolio Income Jul. 15, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My 67-year-old father will retire late this year and need at least $24,000 annually ... Read More

Very Speculative High-Yield Issues Jun. 24, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We met when you spoke in Oklahoma City in 2001. You told me to buy 50 shares of Appl... Read More

Investing a 'Small' Amount of Cash Jun. 17, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I will soon retire with a good company pension, and my wife is a retired master serg... Read More

Net Neutrality and Stocks May. 13, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a shareholder of Charter Communications, CenturyLink and Comcast. I have big pro... Read More

Pot Earnings and Chinese Issues Apr. 29, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Our 13-year-old son, on the advice of our family physician, uses marijuana, and it's... Read More

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 2 Apr. 22, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Last week, I talked about investing concepts that people want to understand but are to... Read More

Health Stocks for Investment Club Apr. 08, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In late 2010, three of us did some research and recommended our investment club buy ... Read More

Is Best Buy a Better Buy Than Coke? Feb. 18, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have nearly $5,100 to invest in my Roth IRA. My broker suggested either Best Buy o... Read More

Should Economic Policy Include a Senior Discount? Feb. 12, 2015

Froma Harrop

We've seen senior discounts for buses. We've seen senior discounts at movie theaters. We've seen sen... Read More

Oil Prices Feb. 11, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I own four master limited partnerships (Linn Energy, Atlas Resource Partners, Atlas ... Read More

Coal Stocks Jan. 28, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2012, on your recommendation, I bought 2,000 shares of Synovus Financial ... Read More

The Magical Third Year Dec. 24, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Please explain what happens to the market during the third year of a president's ter... Read More

Foreign ETFs Dec. 10, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My new broker recommended Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish exchange-traded funds for m... Read More

Just a Dollar Sep. 17, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My broker is excitingly enthusiastic about Dollar Tree because of its pending merger... Read More

Bad Biotech and IT Recommendations Sep. 10, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have $10,000 to invest for a two- to three-year time frame and want to invest aggr... Read More

Annuity vs. Stock Aug. 27, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have a large certificate of deposit coming due next month, which I could renew at ... Read More

Taxes and the Internet Aug. 20, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have a carefully selected growth portfolio, about 16 percent of which is invested ... Read More