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BERKO: Bond Prices (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I have eight long-term maturity bonds from eight different public companies, each with coupons between 5.5 percent and 5.65 percent. They are all rated BBB, which is still bank-quality, and I paid about $10,000 for each bond. ...

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BERKO: The Eye of the Fire (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: About four years ago, I bought 200 shares of FireEye at $53, and two months later, it had fallen to $33. You said to sell it because the underwriters were a “crock of crooks” and told me ...

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BERKO: Don’t Invest in China (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are thinking of investing in Chinese stocks or mutual funds. If we were to buy stocks, we’d invest $10,000 each in Alibaba, Noble Group, Ping An Insurance, ICBC and HNA Technology. If we ...

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