DEFINITION of 'Division Of Investment Management'

The Division of Investment Management is a branch of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission responsible for overseeing the investment management industry. The division monitors investment funds, professional fund managers, securities research analysts and investment advisors.

BREAKING DOWN 'Division Of Investment Management'

The Division of Investment Management primarily protects individual investors. Due to this focus, the division directs the majority of its attention to ensuring that retail investors receive proper disclosure with respect to mutual funds, exchange traded funds and other popular investment choices.

  1. Division Of Corporate Finance

    The Division of Corporate Finance is a branch of the U.S. Securities ...
  2. Investment Management

    Investment management is a generic term that most commonly refers ...
  3. Managed Money

    Managed money is a means of investment whereby investors rely ...
  4. Advisor

    An advisor can be any person or company involved with advising ...
  5. Securities Exchange Act Of 1934

    The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was created to provide governance ...
  6. Multiple Managers

    Multiple managers refers to the multiple involvement of different ...
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Policing The Securities Market: An Overview Of The SEC

    Find out how this regulatory body protects the rights of investors.
  2. Investing

    What ETF Fund Managers Do

    Find out about the typical day in the life of an ETF portfolio manager, and learn about the primary job responsibilities of this career.
  3. Small Business

    Uncovering The Securities Firm

    Learn about the various departments of a securities firm and the professionals who make it work.
  4. Financial Advisor

    Preparing for a Career as a Portfolio Manager

    Find out what it takes to win a spot in one of the most coveted financial careers, portfolio manager.
  5. Financial Advisor

    This Is How Much Mutual Fund Managers Make

    Learn about the high-paying salaries of mutual fund managers and the low level of transparency in income reporting by mutual fund companies.
  6. Investing

    Choose a Fund With a Winning Manager

    We break down key components of analyzing a fund manager's performance so you can find a winner.
  7. Investing

    The 4 Best American Funds for Growth Investors in 2016

    Discover four excellent growth funds from American Funds, one of the country's premier mutual fund families with a history of consistent returns.
  8. Investing

    Fund Management Issues

    The quality of management is a key component of a fund's success.
  9. Financial Advisor

    AWSHX: American Funds Washington Mutual Investors

    Learn about American Funds Washington Mutual Investors Fund, a highly rated growth and income fund from Capital Group, and a valuable asset manager.
  1. Where does a hedge fund get its money?

    Learn how a hedge fund is structured and how the managing partner of the fund goes about the process of finding and soliciting ... Read Answer >>
  2. How does transfer pricing affect managerial accounting?

    Learn how transfer prices affect managerial accounting in terms of divisions' incentives to deal with each other, performance ... Read Answer >>
  3. Can I Find Out a Manager's Stake in a Mutual Fund?

    Sometimes mutual fund investors want to know how much a fund's management has invested in it. Read Answer >>
  4. Why do mutual fund companies charge management fees?

    Learn why mutual funds charge their investors management fees, which include the cost of hiring investment advisors and various ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Money Market

    The money market is a segment of the financial market in which financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities ...
  2. Perfect Competition

    Pure or perfect competition is a theoretical market structure in which a number of criteria such as perfect information and ...
  3. Compound Interest

    Compound Interest is interest calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods ...
  4. Income Statement

    A financial statement that measures a company's financial performance over a specific accounting period. Financial performance ...
  5. Leverage Ratio

    A leverage ratio is any one of several financial measurements that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt, or ...
  6. Annuity

    An annuity is a financial product that pays out a fixed stream of payments to an individual, primarily used as an income ...
Trading Center