We make markets work better.

Founded to help our country respond to the Great Depression, we’re the agency that protects investors from misconduct, promotes fairness & efficiency in the securities markets, and facilitates capital formation for those looking to hire, innovate, and grow.

About the SEC
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Enhancements to SEC.gov

The SEC made enhancements to sec.gov to improve compliance with federal statutes and standards as well as the site’s functionality. The website updates will improve the user experience for market participants and the public.

SEC Rulemaking

The SEC engages in rulemaking through a transparent process guided by the Administrative Procedure Act and informed by public comment. Members of the public are invited to share comments on proposed rulemakings.

At Investor.gov, the SEC provides investors with the resources to make informed investment decisions.


  • Financial tools and calculators
  • Investing FAQs
  • Tips to avoid investment fraud
  • Timely investor alerts