Securities Exchange Act of 1934

The trading of securities


In June 6, 1934 the Act was put into place that governed the secondary exchange of securities and created the Securities Exchange Act.

Important Elemants

  • Agents of the exchange act as the middlemen
  • Formed the basis regulation of the financial markets and their participants
  • Also established the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Is basically the New York stock exchange, NASDAQ stock market

Suggestions for Business and Consumers

In a business the Act has enabled business to put their businesses on the market and people buy shares and the owner of the business then receives money form the buyers and at the same time consumers can actually make money from the shares as long the equity is still good.
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