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Jeffrey R McCord

Jeffrey R McCord

Jeffrey R. McCord is a former US Senate staffer and former Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) executive, and has been a freelance journalist for Dow Jones publications. McCord, whose academic work includes postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics and George Washington University, writes and edits The Investor Advocate, a pro-investor-protection blog.
 

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Jeffrey R McCord

Jeffrey R McCord

Jeffrey R. McCord is a former US Senate staffer and former Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) executive, and has been a freelance journalist for Dow Jones publications. McCord, whose academic work includes postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics and George Washington University, writes and edits The Investor Advocate, a pro-investor-protection blog.