Discussion and reply to statement 2 parts
Since its creation in 1934, the mission of the SEC has been to protect investors and maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets. The regulatory bodies of the securities market have generally been helpful to average investors as they have implemented rules that ensure transparency and disclosure among companies while also providing education materials for investors. Additionally, they have increased enforcement actions against wrongdoers which has helped protect investor interests. Overall, these regulations have helped foster a more efficient market with better access opportunities for individual investors.