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Dan Burrows is a veteran of InvestorPlace, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartMoney and MarketWatch, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports and other publications. He focuses on value investing with an eye toward helping long-term investors. He holds no individual securities.
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