As Twitchy reported, the story about a high school student making $72 million by trading stocks on his lunch break does not pass the smell test. Yet many media professionals, including financial reporters, appear to have fallen for it.

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Assistant Managing Editor at MarketWatch. Former social media editor and editorial project manager at the Wall Street Journal:

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Madrid-based reporter for Marketwatch:

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Editor of Digital Projects for The Wall Street Journal:

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Social Media Editor for the Los Angeles Times:

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Wall Street Journal reporter based in Hong Kong:

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Fox News producer:

(Editor’s note: You can try to hide your tracks, Lauren, but Twitchy is forever.)

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Reporter at MarketWatch. Former TV producer at Fox Business:

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MarketWatch editor:

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Digital editor for Wall Street Journal Real Estate:

(Editor’s note: She deleted her tweet, but we all know that trick never works. Nice try, Caitlin!)

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Education reporter for WNYC public radio: