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Bill Bisson, the original 'RIA' publisher, set a standard of financial journalism that put integrity first and stood fast against 'Wall Street' culture and intimidation

The InvestmentNews founder risked his blemish-free reputation at flagship Pensions & Investments on a maverick publication, then stared down advertisers during the ravages of dot.com bust

Monday, February 4, 2019 – 10:50 PM by Keith Girard
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Bill Bisson originated the idea of hard and hard-hitting news for financial advisors as a way to earn hard profits in founding InvestmentNews -- a radical notion at the time in the late 1990s.

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