Firm Charged Over Marketing Practices

Stavropoulos, Steven N.
December 2000
Investment Management Weekly;12/04/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 43, p1
Focuses on a complaint issued by the National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation against Dean Witter Reynolds over the company's marketing practices.


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