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Michael Milken, junk bond king wins pardon at last

7 mins | Feb 28, 2020
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Decades of philanthropy finally paid off for one of Wall Street’s most complicated figures. Michael Milken is the man credited with coining the term "junk bond" before he was convicted for violating U.S. securities laws in 1990. Gary Silverman, writing in the Financial Times, examines Milken's legacy upon being pardoned by President Trump in February 2020.
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