Securities and Exchange Commission


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Se·cu·ri·ties and Exchange Commission

(sĭ-kyo͝or′ĭ-tēz)
n.
A US government agency that supervises the exchange of securities so as to protect investors against malpractice.

Securities and Exchange Commission

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(Economics) a US federal agency established in 1934 to supervise and regulate issues of and transactions in securities and to prosecute illegal stock manipulations. Abbreviation: SEC
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Noun1.Securities and Exchange Commission - an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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