A Bartiromo Bounce?

Most stocks that CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo mentioned in a positive way on her Midday Call program in early 2000 had started moving up sharply about 10 minutes before her report, while stocks she mentioned in a negative way had moved down, according to a new study by Jeffrey Busse and Clifton Green, finance professors at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. The study supports the notion that Wall Streeters have fed Bartiromo market-moving information and traded before she aired it. In his book Trading with the Enemy, Nicholas Maier alleges that his former boss, trader and pundit Jim Cramer, was one...

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