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

SEC Shortens Trade Settlement To 2 Days

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

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What’s Next For 2 Other Bitcoin ETFs?

The door may not be completely closed for these funds in registration.

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SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

Regulators refuse to approve fund based on the cryptocurrency. Analysis

Time For SEC To Liberate Active ETFs

Regulators should allow nontransparent active ETFs because it’s costing investors millions.

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SEC Pushes New ETF Rules Despite Industry’s Howls

New listing rules could close some ETFs, and bring undue costs, industry insiders say.

ETF Strategist Corner

Bitcoin ETF: A Fintech Marriage Ready To Happen

Three bitcoin proposals are before the SEC.

Features and News

Bitcoin ETFs For Dummies

Expert on bitcoin discusses whether the bitcoin ETF will be approved and how it will impact prices for the digital currency.

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Soros Exits Gold, Paulson Cuts GLD Stake

Yellow metal had it poorest quarterly showing in more than three years in Q3.

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Morgan Stanley Fined $8M For Inverse ETF Sales

SEC settlement involved geared funds in retirement accounts.