SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the primary federal regulatory agency of the securities industry. The New York Times Financial Glossary
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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
The Federal agency with responsibility for regulating financial exchanges for cash instruments. American Banker Glossary
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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC was established to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities markets. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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The Securities and Exchange Commission. This is the US government agency which has responsibility for regulating the securities industry. The SEC also has responsibility for regulating certain areas concerning derivatives, namely stock options, stock index derivatives, currency transactions undertaken on exchanges and the Chicago Board Options Exchange ( CBOE). Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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The Securities and Exchange Commission, established by Congress to protect investors in securities transactions. Exchange Handbook Glossary
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Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
The primary regulator for all the securities industry in the US. Its responsibility is to promote full disclosure and to protect investors against fraudulent and manipulative practices in the securities markets. Financial Services Glossary

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SEC SEC FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS

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   Securities and Exchange Commission The US regulatory body responsible for overseeing and administering rules associated with all sectors of the securities industry. Its main aim is to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the markets by full public disclosure.
   ■ www.sec.gov

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  • sec — sec …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • sec — sec, sèche [ sɛk, sɛʃ ] adj. et n. m. • v. 980 « desséché »; lat. siccus, sicca I ♦ (Concret) 1 ♦ Qui n est pas ou est peu imprégné de liquide. ⇒ desséché. Feuilles sèches. Bois sec. « demandez de la pluie; nos blés sont secs comme vos tibias »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sec — sec, sèche (sèk, sè ch ) adj. 1°   Qui a peu ou qui n a pas d humidité. 2°   Qui n est plus frais. 3°   Que l on a fait sécher, que l on a rendu moins humide 4°   Qui n est pas mouillé, n est pas moite. 5°   Vin sec, vin qui n a rien de liquoreux …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sec — sec·a·lin; sec·a·lose; sec·a·mo·ne; sec; sec·a·teur; Sec·co·tine; sec·o·barbital; sec·odont; Sec·o·nal; sec·ond·ar·i·ly; sec·ond·ar·i·ness; sec·ond hand·ed·ness; sec·ond·ly; sec·ond·ness; sec·re·taire; sec·re·tar·i·al; sec·re·tar·i·at;… …   English syllables

  • sec — SEC, [s]eche. adj. Qui participe de celle des quatre premieres qualitez qui est opposée à humide. Les philosophes considerent la terre comme estant froide & seche, & le feu comme estant chaud & sec. l esté a esté fort sec. il fait un temps bien… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • sec — SEC, SEÁCĂ, seci, adj. 1. Lipsit de apă; care a secat, s a uscat. Albia seacă a unui râu. ♦ (Despre locuri) Lipsit de umezeală; p. ext. arid, neproductiv. ♢ Tuse seacă = tuse uscată, fără expectoraţie. Timbru (sau sigiliu) sec = urmă de ştampilă… …   Dicționar Român

  • SEC — abbrSecurities and Exchange Commission see also the important agencies section Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. SEC …   Law dictionary

  • Seč — ist der Name von Seč u Nasavrk, Stadt im Okres Chrudim, Tschechien Seč u Blovic, Gemeinde im Okres Plzeň jih, Tschechien Seč u Brandýsa nad Orlicí, Gemeinde im Okres Ústí nad Orlicí Seč (Slowakei), Gemeinde im Okres Prievidza, Slowakei Seč,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sec — [sek] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: SECOND2] 1.) a sec spoken informal a very short period of time hang on a sec/hold on a sec/just a sec etc (=wait a short time) ▪ Is Al there? Hold on a sec, I ll check. in a sec ▪ I ll be with you in a sec …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • SEC — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. sec est un adjectif représentant l inverse de mouillé. Les déserts sont généralement très secs. SEC est aussi une abréviation ou un sigle qui peut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seč — is name of several locations in central Europe:* Seč, a village in Pardubice Region (Chrudim District) of the Czech Republic ** Seč dam next to the Seč village * Seč, a village in the Trenčín Region (Prievidza District) of Slovakia …   Wikipedia

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