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Spreading fake news can result in fraud charges, SEC says

By BECKY GILLETTE On April 10 the Securities Exchange Commission  issued warnings for investors to be aware of fake news designed to drive up a company’s stock price. “When you read an article on an investment research website, be aware that the article may not be objective and independent,” the SEC said in an alert to investors. “For example, the ...

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(UPDATED) US stocks slip; an early gain in European markets fades

U.S. stocks are moving lower in late morning trading Thursday as investors look over a mixed bag of corporate earnings reports. Bond prices fell, sending yields higher. In Europe, stocks gave back an early gain driven by a rate cut and other stimulus measures announced by the European Central Bank. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 107 ...

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