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BERKO: Investing in infrastructure (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I want to invest $40,000, which is about 15 percent of my individual retirement account, in construction stocks that will benefit by President Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending. Please recommend four or five issues for me. Meanwhile, I’ve ...

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BERKO: Gems or duds? (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I am 67 and divorced. I inherited 172 shares of Diageo, 287 shares of Dollar Tree, 84 shares of Ruby Tuesday and 1,783 shares of AT&T. I know your opinion on AT&T. I’ll keep it for the ...

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BERKO: High-yielding stocks (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I’m in search of a better yield with the money I’ll be getting from a $53,000 certificate of deposit that comes due next week. The following stocks were recommended by a stockbroker. I can be aggressive. Please ...

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BERKO: Thoughts on CenturyLink (access required)

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of CenturyLink five years ago at $46. It hasn’t gotten that high since. My stockbroker recommends that I buy another 300 shares and reduce my basis to $37.50. Your valued opinion is requested. ...

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