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Study: Senators' Stock Picks Beat Market

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Study: Senators' Stock Picks Beat Market

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Study: Senators' Stock Picks Beat Market

Study: Senators' Stock Picks Beat Market

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A Georgia State University study shows that U.S. senators have an uncanny knack for picking stocks that outpace the overall market. Professor Alan Ziobrowski's analysis of senators' financial disclosure data found that over a period of six years, the lawmakers outperformed the market by 12 percent. Hear NPR's John Ydstie and Ziobrowski.