Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide at $29 in March 2015, and the stock's performance has been a bummer. How will the increasing minimum wage in California and elsewhere affect this stock? Should I sell it and take a loss, or...

Apple, Starbucks, and IBM are cash machines. The best kind of business is one that generates a ton of cash, year in and year out. Companies with plenty of free cash flow -- that is, the cash from operating activities left over after making necessary investments...

Dear Mr. Berko: Last November, you told me not to buy General Motors or Ford stock. Well, my stockbroker -- whose father, after 31 years, still works for GM -- has a love-hate relationship with your columns. He told me that you're nuts and that...

South Florida scored a major economic coup Thursday with the announcement that Hotwire Communications will relocate its headquarters from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale and bring 375 jobs to Fort Lauderdale. Gov. Rick Scott welcomed Hotwire Communication’s co-founders, Chairman Michael Karp and CEO Kristin Johnson Carp, saying...