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Michael Wursthorn

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal


Michael Wursthorn is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covering retail brokerages and wealth management. His coverage includes wirehouses like Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and broader industry trends, such as the Labor Department's fiduciary rule, the growing prevalence of advisory accounts and how technology is helping brokerages reach investors in new ways.

Prior to writing about wealth management, Wursthorn covered private equity and its investors for the Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. Before the Journal, he was a reporter and digital editor at The New York Daily News.

Wursthorn is a graduate of the City University of New York's Baruch College.