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The Federal Reserve provides financial services for banks within the United States and oversees monetary policy, including the creation of the money supply.
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"Since 1934, the SEC has required disclosure in forms and documents. In 1984, EDGAR began collecting electronic documents to help investors get information. The SEC's new system, IDEA, requires data disclosure - the next step to improve how investors find and use information."
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"The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
As more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for homes, and send children to college, our investor protection mission is more compelling than ever.
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