SEC Overview

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the U.S. federal government. It enforces the federal securities laws as well as regulates the securities industry (e.g., stock and option exchanges) in the U.S., including the creation, responsibilities and limitations of exchange-traded funds.

Features and News

Bats Targets NYSE & Nasdaq With New Offering

Firm says offering is in response to rising fees at closing auctions on other exchanges. Analysis

Feds Back To Loving A Well Run Lottery

The SEC approval of 4X-geared exchange-traded products may be a change of heart toward ETFs.

Features and News

SEC Approves Quadruple-Leveraged ETFs

New issuer ‘ForceShares’ may list geared long and short versions of the S&P 500.

ETF Report

Dechert Paves Way For Improved ETF Regulations

One of the leading law firms for ETFs knows the ins and outs of the industry and its structure.

Daily Hot Reads

Wednesday Hot Reads: This Goldman ETF Keeps Growing

Also, this ETF saw its possible yield plunge overnight.

Features and News

SEC To Review Decision Denying Bitcoin ETF

Regulators will give the proposed Winklevoss ETF another look.

Features and News

SEC Targets Fake Stock News On Financial Websites

Twenty-seven individuals and entities were charged with misleading investors into believing they were reading ‘independent, unbiased analyses.’

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: 2nd Bitcoin ETF Rejected By SEC

The SolidX Bitcoin Trust fared no better than the first proposed bitcoin ETF.

Features and News

SEC Shortens Trade Settlement To 2 Days

Time between exchange of cash and security gets cut by a day.