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BERKO: Uber and Zoetis (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker insists that Uber, which is valued at $120 billion, will come public in the second quarter of 2019. He doesn’t have a price yet but promises he could get at least 100 shares at the ...

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BERKO: The Rule of 72 (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you please explain how the rule of 72 works for growing the principal and income value in a stock portfolio? I’ve been out of college for nine years. I am 30 years old and have two ...

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BERKO: Ol’ Dominion (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: Back in the middle of 2014, I wrote and asked you to recommend a good utility stock for my 77-year-old mother. Mom had a $13,000 certificate of deposit that was coming due, and the interest rate on ...

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BERKO: Chicago bonds (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I’m an 86-year-old retired steelworker. I am in good health and receive substantial retirement benefits. I’ve put three kids through college and been married for 62 years, and I’m proud to be an American. Our stockbroker has ...

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