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BERKO: 4 Blockbusters (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: We have a $262,000 portfolio that yields 5 percent, and we need those dividends to live on. Recently, our stockbroker had us take some profits and losses, and now we have about $60,000 in cash to invest. ...

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BERKO: Down market (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: What’s your opinion of the current stock market? Why has the market collapsed so much the past month? Some investors blame President Donald Trump’s appointment of hawkish Jay Powell, Marvin Goodfriend and Loretta Mester to guide the ...

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BERKO: Cheap stocks (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: Are there stockbrokers who specialize in cheap stocks? My wife and I would like to find a qualified and recognized cheap stock expert who could recommend 10 stocks selling for $10 or less. I would invest $10,000 ...

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BERKO: Highly rated stocks (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I am very nervous about the stock market and have been selling my weak stocks — those that have weak financial statements and those I don’t think will be able to keep their profit momentum during a ...

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BERKO: Stinky GE still a buy (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker wants me to buy 400 shares of General Electric. Is he nuts? — JS, Moline, Ill. Dear JS: Last June, Jeff “Big Melt” Immelt, who took control of General Electric (GE-$18.47) from the iconic Jack ...

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BERKO: Earthmoving stock (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: My 83-year-old dad can no longer manage his $565,000 stock and bond portfolio, so it has become my responsibility, which I’m glad to take. I am an accountant and am familiar with the stock market. My dad ...

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BERKO: Disruptive stocks (access required)

  Dear Mr. Berko: Back in the summer of 2009, you told me to buy a company called Universal Display for my individual retirement account. The company has thousands of patents for the development of organic light-emitting diode technology, which ...

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