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Annuity vs. Stock Aug. 27, 2014

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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

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

BlackRock and W.P. Carey Aug. 13, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have been reading your column for over 20 years and often wonder why you never men... Read More

Cheap Stocks Jul. 23, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I purchased 2,000 shares of Synovus Financial in January 2012 at $1.49 on your recom... Read More

Health Care Stocks Jul. 16, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I like your column because it also makes me laugh, but one big criticism I have is t... Read More

REITs Jul. 02, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: This may be hard to believe, but my husband and I have a close friend who is an engi... Read More

Risks in Pipeline Stocks Jun. 11, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: My adviser wants me to sell Kinder Morgan, Buckeye Partners and Enterprise Products ... Read More

Recommend Pipeline Stocks Jun. 11, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I read your column on pipeline stock risks, and I wonder whether you're too partial ... Read More

Cellphones and 3-D Copiers and AT&T May. 28, 2014

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Dear Readers: This is an email to my 18-year-old grandson's question about AT&T, four technology sto... Read More

Looks Like a Bad Recommendation Apr. 02, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: My neighbor subscribes to The Value Line Investment Survey, which recommended the st... Read More

A Map of Atlas Mar. 26, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: In my individual retirement account, I have $15,000 face value of the 7.75 percent A... Read More

European Stocks Mar. 19, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I liked your ideas about foreign stocks. The European stock market is in a recovery ... Read More

The Russian Google and Puerto Rican Bonds Mar. 19, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I was able to purchase the 8.7 percent Puerto Rican general obligation bonds at par,... Read More

Investing in Germany Mar. 12, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: Because Germany has the strongest economy in Europe, I figured it would be a good id... Read More

Newspaper Stocks for the Long Term Mar. 12, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I sold my Gannett Co. stock at $27 even though your recent column about that company... Read More

AT&T and the Market Mar. 12, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I am 54 and have $40,000 to invest in my individual retirement account. Because I wa... Read More

Retirement Funds Feb. 19, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: My 67-year-old husband will retire this summer with $430,000 in his company 401(k). ... Read More

Foreign Utilities Feb. 19, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: Could you recommend some unusual foreign utility issues? I am a utility investor bec... Read More

Should I Sell My Stocks? Feb. 12, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I retired at 55 in 1997 and moved my $460,000 401(k) to an individual retirement acc... Read More

Hospital Stocks Feb. 05, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: In December 2012, my business partner emailed you for a recommendation of three stoc... Read More