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INVESTORS’ CORNER: What’s your policy? (access required)

              In a recent housing court case, the judge reviewed evidence submitted by my client as to the defendant-tenant’s payment history. Upon reviewing those well-kept records, the judge noticed that my client (prior to retaining me) had permitted a ...

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BERKO: Sears and Coke (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: Sears finally reported a profit last May — $2.28 a share. My stockbroker had me buy 1,000 shares in early June at $7 because he thought Sears had turned the corner to profitability. He insists Sears will ...

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BERKO: FINRA’s coming big database (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My brother-in-law, who is a longtime human resources officer with a New York Stock Exchange brokerage, told me that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is establishing a new database to improve regulatory enforcement. This database will include ...

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BERKO: Just Buy It (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My 19-year-old daughter is a saver and wants to buy 47 shares of Nike. I don’t know enough about stocks to advise her. What can you tell me about Nike? Would she be making a wise decision? ...

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