Securities and Exchange Commission

450 5th Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20549


The Commission administers Federal securities laws that seek to provide protection for investors; to ensure that securities markets are fair and honest; and, when necessary, to provide the means to enforce securities laws through sanctions.

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

EDGAR Database  the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Search SEC Website Archives  pertains to non-EDGAR documents.

Site Map 

Electronic Mailboxes at the Commission  Email addresses of importance.

Other Sites of Interest   SEC's site suggestions.

Blue Sky Law - University of Maryland  securities regulation and research.

SmartMoney University   a joint venture of Dow Jones & Co., Inc. and Hearst Communications--has a quiz, glossary of investment terms, and investment courses.

News About This Site   special studies on "soft dollar practices", "trading analysis", and "Technology Roundtable."

InvestorWords - Investing Glossary 

What Every Investor Should Know - SEC

The SEC and the Year 2000

Small Business Information   a "help and information" site.

Other Items of Interest to top

Final Bell  USA Today’s site where you really "play" the stock market--it’s a game or simulation of playing the market

Company Sleuth  investor information search site--regarding specific company and industry data.

The Silicon Investor  focuses on technology stocks.

New York Stock Exchange

The Nasdaq Stock Market

The Chicago Stock Exchange

Vanguard/Money Magazine Mutual Fund Literacy  figure your retirement costs and progress with this calculator.

S & P Personal Wealth

Financial Literacy   state securities regulators.

1Jump Web Search Engine for Company News   extensive company resources--databases, contacts, etc.

Other Market Regulators

Final Bell  "play" the stock market---a simulator sponsored by USAToday.

NASD Regulation  resource for investors and the securities industry.

BigCharts - Investment Information

ipo WATCH   comprehensive "initial public offering" site.

International Organization of Securities Commissions

It's Your Money   hour-long videotape of a program on "Saving & Investing" ---the Federal Reserve Board charges $11.95 for this item.

Corporate Finance Network  community for financial executives---concerns securities business and news updates.

Roth IRA Web Site

Hoover’s Online  "The Biggest of the Big"--salaries, jobs, companies, richest people, etc.

The Online Investor - Stock Research and Data

The Fabulous Market Babe  Financial Market Place information.

CBS MarketWatch  current business news.