World Investor Week

World Investor Week is a global campaign promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. During October 2-8, 2017, individual investors, investment professionals, teachers, parents, researchers, and other interested individuals, firms, regulators, and organizations were encouraged to help promote investor education and, in particular, World Investor Week's key messages.

SEC participated in World Investor Week

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Chairman Jay Clayton, FINRA President Robert Cook, and OIEA Director Lori Schock talk to seniors about the importance of background checks at Investor.gov.

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Chairman Jay Clayton, FINRA President Robert Cook, and OIEA Director Lori Schock talk to seniors about the importance of background checks at Investor.gov.

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OIEA Director Lori Schock talks to the audience about TSP distribution options, fees, and how to avoid scams.

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More than 10,000 federal government employees and military service members watched our webcast on the Thrift Savings Plan during World Investor Week — the largest investor education event the SEC has ever conducted.

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SEC talks to students at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy on investing wisely.

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SEC staff educates students on smart investing at Gallaudet University.

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The SEC’s Miami office visits the Miami Vet Center during World Investor Week.

Twitter Chat

OIEA Director Lori Schock and staff chat with Twitter followers about robo-advisers — the chat reached over 358,000 people and received nearly 6 million impressions.