Professional Issues


Questions about the independence of investment analysts are attracting the SEC’s attention. Its acting chairman and its chief accountant worry that brokerage house researchers may be tailoring investment recommendations to suit their investment banking clients ( www.sec.gov/news/speech/spch477.htm ; www.sec.gov/news/speech/spch485.htm ).

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