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? -- FS, Kankakee, Ill. Dear FS:...

Oil prices are up more than 20% from their recent low, which is technically a bull market even if investors aren't all that bullish on crude these days. Oil prices burst out of the gate this week, rising more than 3% on Monday. That rally pushed...

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you give your opinions of recent chairs of the Federal Reserve Board -- namely, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen? -- TD, Akron, Ohio Dear TD: I believe I know enough about economics, money and banking to spend a month of...

The Oracle of Omaha has done a great job of beating the market, but he doesn't think everyone should try to do the same. There are few, if any, investors throughout history that have beaten the stock market as consistently as Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) CEO Warren Buffett has. Between the time...