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If a broker intentionally mishandles buying and selling securities in your investment account, it's known as churning.
The broker might buy and sell securities at an excessive rate, or at a rate that's inconsistent with your investment goals or the amount of money you have invested.
One indication of potential churning is that you're paying more in commissions than you are earning on your investments. Churning is illegal but is often hard to prove.
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until recent years.
You can eat homemade ice cream just after churning
, but it will be a bit soft -- and not hard enough to scoop.
Dreyer's has explained that while the new light ingredients match those in the current Dreyer's/Edy's Grand Light, slow churning
the ice cream kneads fat molecules at a colder temperature, stretching and distributing them widely so the ice cream tastes like it contains more butterfat.
In fact, churning
cost the nation's largest dial-up ISPs at least $10 billion last year alone.