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Securities and Exchange Commission

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Securities and Exchange Commission

a US federal agency established in 1934 to supervise and regulate issues of and transactions in securities and to prosecute illegal stock manipulations SEC
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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

A federal agency that supervises the exchange of securities so as to protect investors against malpractice, such as insider trading.

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