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
Gensler and the former Chairs along with the 1934 Act


The SEC Celebrated Its 90th In Style

The SEC commemorated the 90-year anniversary of the Securities Exchange Act and the creation of the SEC on June 6.

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