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Most Common Search Terms for SEC Website

June 28, 2011

These are the most common search terms people are using in our web site search engine and our recommendations on where to start looking. See also our Fast Answers — Key Topics index to information on the SEC website.

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529 Plans An Introduction to 529 Plans
Accredited Investors Accredited Investors
AAER Releases Selected Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases
Annual Report Annual Report
Annuities Annuities
Auction Rate Securities Auction Rate Securities
Bankruptcy Bankruptcy and Corporate Bankruptcy
Comment Letters Comment Letters
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
EDGAR How Do I Use EDGAR?
Enron Spotlight on Enron
Executive Compensation Executive Compensation: Where to Find in SEC Reports
Ex-Dividend Dates Ex-Dividend Dates: When Are You Entitled to Stock and Cash Dividends
Federal Holidays EDGAR Filer Information: Calendar of Federal Holidays
Fee Rate Advisory Division of Trading and Markets Frequently Requested Documents
Financial Reporting Manual Division of Corporation Finance Financial Reporting Manual
Financial Statements, How to Read Beginners' Guide to Financial Statements
Forms 3,4,5 Forms 3,4,5
Form 8-K Form 8-K
Form 10-K Form 10-K
Form 13F Form 13F—Reports Filed by Institutional Investment Managers
Form ADV Form ADV
Form D Form D
Form ID Form ID
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Hedge funds Hedging Your Bets: A Heads Up on Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds
Initial Public Offering (IPO) Initial Public Offerings (IPO)
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Roadmap Spotlight On: Global Accounting Standards
Insider Trading Insider Trading
Limit Orders Limit Orders
Market Timing Tips for Online Investing
Mutual funds Mutual Funds
No-Action Letters No-Action Letters
Prospectus Information Available to Investment Company Shareholders
Ponzi Scheme Ponzi Scheme
Regulation D Regulation D Offerings
Regulation FD Fair Disclosure, Regulation FD
Regulation NMS Spotlight on Regulation NMS
Rule 144 Rule 144: Selling Restricted and Control Securities
Savings Bonds Savings Bonds
Sarbanes-Oxley Act Spotlight on Sarbanes-Oxley Rulemaking and Reports
SEC Employment Invest in Your Career — Employment with the SEC
SEC Whistleblower Welcome to the Office of the Whistleblower Website!
Series 7 Examination Series 7 Examination
Short sales; short selling Spotlight on Short Sales
SIC Codes Division of Corporation Finance: Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code List
Stop Orders Stop Orders
Stop-Limit Orders Stop-Limit Orders
XBRL Spotlight on Tagged Data and XBRL Initiatives
WorldCom Spotlight on WorldCom

 

 

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