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What is the SEC? Describe 2 ways that it impacts financial decision-making?

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What is the SEC? Describe 2 ways that it impacts financial decision-making?

SEC is Securities and Exchange Commission. SEC was created under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and its purpose is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. SEC does this by getting the firms to provide adequate disclosure so that investors are adequately informed. It makes new rules as ...

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