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BERKO: Invacare Is an Exception (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: About six years ago, you wrote that medical stocks and defense stocks are not so affected by the changes in our country’s economy as mining, beverage, hotel and retail stocks are. So I bought 100 shares of ...

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BERKO: SAIC and MO (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I have 28 shares of Science Applications International Corp. in my account and don’t know how they got there. If they’re mine, should I keep them or sell them? I’ve changed brokerage firms six times in the ...

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BERKO: Various Responses to Readers (access required)

Dear Readers: The following are answers to recent letters received at my post office box from readers who did not include a stamped self-addressed envelope. I’ll list the cities where the questions came from after my answers. In response to ...

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BERKO: Baby Bonds (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: Every three months, I receive patent royalties. Last year, I received $3,877, $3,206, $2,135 and $3,440. I’ve had to buy low-paying certificates of deposit because the minimum corporate bond purchase is $5,000 and I never seem to ...

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