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Pitfalls to avoid
NYSE stock by Bloomberg News
Recommending the wrong share class
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. U.S. stocks rebounded after the biggest rout since June wiped about $500 billion from the value of equities, while Treasury yields held near two-month highs before the Federal Reserve's Lael Brainard official speaks. Emerging-market assets slumped. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
Businessmen by Bloomberg News
Favoring certain clients
Businessmen pass tailors' stores on Savile Row in London, U.K., on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Savile Row has been synonymous with British suits since 1733. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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Recommending proprietary products
heart with computer by Bloomberg News
Making sweetheart deals with affiliates
A heart shaped stress ball sits between screens of a broker on the trading floor during a charity day at BGC Brokers L.P., a unit of BGC Partners Inc., in London, U.K. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. BGC Partners and Cantor Fitzgerald hold an annual charity day to commemorate colleagues who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the former site of the Twin Towers in New York. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
Calculator 3 by Bloomberg News
Manipulating valuations to increase fees
Calculators and paperwork sit on the top of seats at the close of trading on the floor of the open outcry pit at the London Metal Exchange (LME), on the last day of trading at their Leadenhall Street premises, in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The London Metal Exchange will move to a new building at 10 Finsbury Square. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
Analytics data graph bars by Bloomberg News
Lying about performance or strategy
An employee looks at figures featuring social media monitoring inside 'The Pulse' department during the opening of the Royal Phillips NV APAC Center in Singapore, on May 19, 2016. The new Philips Toa Payoh campus houses the company's APAC headquarters. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg
U.S. dollar by Bloomberg News
Taking undisclosed fees
U.S one-hundred dollar banknotes are arranged for a photograph in a money clip in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday, July 24, 2015. The Australian dollar slumped last week as a gauge of Chinese manufacturing unexpectedly contracted, aggravating the impact of declines in copper and iron ore prices. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg
Bills invoice calculator by Bloomberg News
Over-billing clients
A durian trader uses a calculator while the fruit is sorted at a road side stall in Titi, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia on Monday, July 13th 2015 in Johor, Malaysia. The Southeast Asian native fruit -- known for its sweet, custardy flesh and banned from Singapore's subways and hotels because of its pungent odor -- can retail for more than S$40 ($30) apiece in Singapore. Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg
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Cherrypicking Allocations
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Lying about qualifications