What is the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC ?
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission SEC was set up to restore investor confidence following the stock market collapse in 1929. Its aim is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
The Securities and Exchange Commission SEC oversees the key participants in the securities world, including securities exchanges, securities brokers and dealers, and investment advisers.
For further information on the United States SEC see the Wikipedia definition.
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