Laws & Regulation

  1. Learn More About Your Investments: Using XBRL ...

    Learn More About Your Investments: Using XBRL ...

    This data-tagging system makes it easier than ever to research and analyze companies' ...
  2. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  3. Reg AC: What Does It Mean To Investors?

    Reg AC: What Does It Mean To Investors?

    In 2003, the SEC issued a new regulation meant to hold analysts more accountable ...
  4. The Uptick Rule Debate

    The Uptick Rule Debate

    This rule was deemed ineffective and repealed in 2007, but critics argue it protects ...
  5. Short Selling: Making The Ban

    Short Selling: Making The Ban

    Short selling has been around as long as the stock market, and it hasn't always been ...
  6. How To Avoid Falling Prey To The Next Madoff ...

    How To Avoid Falling Prey To The Next Madoff ...

    Due diligence does work, but the loose reporting standards for hedge funds make extra ...
  1. Lululemon Faces Second Lawsuit: Should Investors ...

    Lululemon Faces Second Lawsuit: Should Investors ...

    A class-action lawsuit was filed July 2 by Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd, LLP, on ...
  1. Are there regulations against monopolies?

    A monopoly occurs when a single company or group owns all or nearly all of the market for a particular type of product or ...
  2. What is the Dodd-Frank Act? How does it affect me?

    The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is a massive piece of financial reform legislation passed by ...
  3. Can a company be state-run and publicly traded at the same time?

    A state-run company or enterprise cannot be publicly traded in the U.S. However, it is possible to purchase shares of state-run ...
  4. Under the “Brochure” rule of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, which of these ...

    Under the "Brochure" rule of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, which of these statements is true? a. The ADV Part II or ...
  1. 5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    If you like a little controversy with your career, check out these jobs.
  2. SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
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