Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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The act which created the SEC, outlawed manipulative and abusive practices in the issuance of securities, required registration of stock exchanges, brokers, dealers, and listed securities, and required disclosure of certain financial information and insider trading.

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I didn't like the securities exchange act of 1934 and I felt like it was not really interesting and worth paying attention to.

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The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ensured a high level of integrity to help promote the optimally guiding principles of business.

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Almost 90 years later, even with hard copy nearly extinct, we're still beholden to the securities exchange act of 1934, here in the digital trading age.

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