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Exchange Act

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A quick definition of Exchange Act:

Exchange Act: The Exchange Act is a law that was created in 1934 to regulate the buying and selling of stocks and other securities in the United States. It is also known as the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This law helps to protect investors and ensure that the stock market operates fairly and transparently.

A more thorough explanation:

Definition: The Exchange Act is a federal law that regulates the trading of securities in the United States. It was passed in 1934 and is also known as the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The law requires companies to disclose certain financial information to the public and to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) if they have more than a certain number of shareholders.

Example: Let's say you want to buy stock in a company. Before you invest your money, you want to know how the company is doing financially. The Exchange Act requires the company to provide you with certain financial information, such as its annual report and quarterly earnings statements. This information can help you make an informed decision about whether to invest in the company.

Another example: The Exchange Act also requires companies to register with the SEC if they have more than 500 shareholders and assets of more than $10 million. This helps ensure that companies are following the law and that investors have access to important information about the company.

Explanation: The Exchange Act is designed to protect investors and ensure that companies are transparent about their financial health. By requiring companies to disclose certain financial information and register with the SEC, the law helps investors make informed decisions about where to invest their money. The examples illustrate how the law works in practice, by requiring companies to provide financial information to investors and ensuring that companies are following the law by registering with the SEC.

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i've heard great things about UVA! I visited upenn and hated it so much / felt so uncomfy there and the starbucks by campus got robbed while i was there waiting for my tour to start lol
@OptimisticOutlier That sounds terrible, I'm sorry you had to experience that lol. Can I ask what made you feel uncomfortable? Like the sketchy vibes of the city or like the camp\us itself etc.?
penn is in a nice area
right next to drexel
it was campus itself, honestly i can't explain what it actually is. I felt the same way when I was touring schools for undergrad, pretty much pulled up to upenn and told my mom i knew i didn't like it and didn't need to take the tour lol
would argue with the nice area piece lol i think all of philly is kinda scary, someone pulled a gun on my team while we were down for a football game at upenn and walking around at night
but that said, i'm pretty happy i moved to pa after school and i know lots of people love upenn!
dear god is that sketchy
definetly safer than how its being described
people are absolutely crwzy
yeah yeah will 10000% agree i've had like bad outlier experiences lol
u are the optimistic outlier after all
how do i tell my boss im quitting and need to take off on monday (visiting ND on monday to meet with dean and check the vibes, was gonna put in my 2 weeks regardless
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believe it or not i didn’t miss any calls
Lol all of philly is a dumpster fire
Yet i am moving there for law school in 14 days lol
@OptimisticOutlier: congratulations!!!
I live in that area. It isn't bad at all
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