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      The purpose of the U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors from dangerous or illegal financial practices or fraud,  by requiring full and accurate financial disclosure by companies offering stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities to the public. Securities And Exchange Commission was created by U.S. Congress.

 Christian Townsend


  • Started: June 6, 1934; 82 years ago 


  • Founded June 6, 1934 


  • This program is still going on, this program hasn't ended yet


  • Regulated the stock and bond trading, regulated exchanges where stocks and bonds were sold and legislated requirements for disclosure of fair stock information (reform)






This program is an independent federal government agency which is responsible for protecting investors, maintaining the fair and orderly functioning of the securities market, and facilitating capital information. It was created by Congress in 1934 as the first federal regulator of securities markets. The SEC promotes full public disclosure, protects investors against fraudulent and manipulative practices in the market, and monitors corporate takeover actions in the united states.

  • Protects investors from dangerous or illegal financial practices 
  • They require full and accurate financial disclosure 
  • They offer stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities to the public




  • Franklin was the 32nd president of the united states of America 
  • He was born on January 30, 1882 
  • Franklin brought America out of the great depression 
  • Led the USA through World War II
  • His new deal plans created jobs for unemployed
  • He reformed the country through regulating Wall Street and the national banking system
  • His leadership provided an overall war strategy that was able to eventually destroy the nazis 
  • He was not known for not taking action 
  • He also worked with the military of the US and made sure that we had a victory 
  • Franklin allowed labor unions to prosper