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Morris named secretary of SEC

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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Nancy Morris was named secretary of the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday. Morris, an attorney in the agency's division of investment management, replaces Jonathan Katz. Morris has worked at the commission and in the private sector for T. Rowe Price Associates and Fidelity Investments. Katz's retirement is effective Jan. 3. SEC Chairman Christopher Cox must fill several other vacancies, including director of the agency's market regulation division and chief accountant.

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