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5 Companies Whose Ads Broke the Mold

Bold new campaign that boosted share performance

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E-Trade NASDAQ:ETFCWhen times got tough in the early days of the Great Recession, the iconic E*Trade (ETFC) baby got tougher.

This ad from Super Bowl XLIII in February 2009 gave a much needed shot in the arm to the online brokerage’s flagging fortunes. In the two months following the premiere of this ad, ETFC shares soared by 100%.

But now that the company has cut ties with Grey New York, the ad agency responsible for the sardonic little toddler, the company’s next act bears watching.

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