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V-shape? U-shape?  L-shape?  Wall Street strategists are engaged in a fight over whether the coroanvirus outbreak is a one-quarter hit to earnings and the economy or whether it is a multi-quarter phenomenon.   The multi-quarter phenomenon appears to be winning.  But there are signs of hope. One story that has gone out the window in the
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A pedestrian walks past a stock ticker at a Fidelity Investments office in Boston, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Thanks to record-breaking markets and more retirement savings, there are a record number of 401(k) and IRA millionaires in the United States. Fidelity has released its quarterly analysis of retirement trends, which has become increasingly relevant
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Scammers, fraudsters, insider traders, Ponzi schemers, stock spoofers — the Securities and Exchange Commission has seen it all. I spent a day at SEC headquarters with the regulators Chairman Jay Clayton and the co-directors of the Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin. The highlight was a visit to the Forensics Lab, a copper-lined
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I spent a day at the Security and Exchange Commission’s headquarters with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and the co-directors of the Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin. The highlight was a visit to the Forensics Lab, a copper-lined room where the SEC extracts data from cell phones and computers that are part of
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