The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Alison Southwick and analysts Jason Moser and Matt Koppenheffer dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.
The SEC announced today that it's investigating whether JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM ) offered jobs to the children of high-ranking Chinese officials in exchange for preferential treatment. In our lead story on Investor Beat, Matt and Jason discuss whether this is a reason to invest elsewhere.
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