Here is the financial article assignment with only proofreading corrections shown. Hold your mouse over shaded areas to see comments explaining the purpose of each change or query. In a standard proof pass, explanations are given only when requested by the client, and for changes that might be unexpected.
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nron situation has everyone concerned about the lack of financial controls in place, and whether there will be other EnronPUNCTUATION: Here the word "related" modifies "Enron" as opposed to "accounting" so changed space to hyphen to correct this compound adjective.related accounting disasters. wasGRAMMAR: Continued with present tense. already struggling with valuation issues. -PUNCTUATION: Changed hyphen to space for this noun phrase (which is not the same as the adjective “short-term”).term, the market will continue to decline, but eventually the market will snap back as the market is overreacting to En nron.
Enron was a concept company, not a product company PUNCTUATION: Added comma to separate the two independent clauses.and there are few if any other companies with an Enron type of balance sheet.
nron ySPELLING: Corrected spelling. that will impact the lives of many people for many years to come.
The market and investorGRAMMAR: Corrected to plural. are responding to three very negative and somewhat
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