Commentary: The Trouble With Free Investing Advice

The Internet is overflowing with bad investment advice, from tipsters planting stories in chat rooms and on message boards to stock-touting Web sites operating out of Panama. That has given the major brokerage firms an opportunity to bring in new customers who trade on the Net by offering access to their proprietary research reports. While this investment advice may have a better pedigree, it should be taken with a ton of salt.

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