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Federal Trade Commission Commercial Speech
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Federal Trade Commission Parental Consent
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Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Advertisements
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9,018 wordsOn August 30, we all chose 5 stocks to evaluate before purchasing. At this time I chose BP AMOCO, Microsoft, Western Digital, Toys-R-Us, and Fortune Financial Incorporated. After a few weeks of tracking these stocks, I chose to keep BP AMOCO, Microsoft, and Western Digital, because the stocks were relatively stable and most of them were on the rise at this time. As you are aware, we were given $ 30, 000. 00 to invest in our three chosen stocks, which breaks down to $ 10, 000. 00 per stock. We al...
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Federal Trade Commission Parental Consent
1,014 wordsProtecting A Child? s Privacy When children go online they have entered a massive store full of information, products and services. Children are anxious consumers, and represent a huge and concentrated portion of the marketplace. According to Children in Cyber Space: A Privacy Resource Guide, the Internet provides children with a chance to enjoy daring games, visit lands over seas, and communicate with individuals their own age, but portions of the Cyber World can be toxic to children. (Children...
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Federal Trade Commission Moral Standards
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