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Top links: U.S. brokers fight to put their interests ahead of clients

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web.

I spent 20 years in the Canadian brokerage industry and saw some horrible, horrible things. And, while unsure of the implications of changing the rules in Canada, I’m following proposed U.S. legislation to make brokers more accountable to client interests closely.