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Updated Investor Alert: Investor Warning Regarding Possible Advance Fee Fraud Targeting Deaf Investors

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this update to alert investors, including deaf investors, about “Imperia Invest IBC” and similarly-named companies. Read more


Early Retirement Seminars 101: Smart Tips for Spotting Retirement Scams

For many Americans, retirement can be an alluring stage of life—a time when many hope to finally have the time to try new hobbies or travel. But retiring comfortably and being able to do the things you dream about requires a steady stream of income that lasts as long as you do. The earlier you retire, the more important it is to manage your retirement assets wisely.Read more


SEC Charges Former Mariner Energy Board Member and Son With Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former board member at Mariner Energy Inc. and his son with insider trading on confidential information about the impending takeover of the oil and gas company. Read more


Cobell Indian Trust Settlement Payout Recipients - Be on the Lookout for Investment Scams

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to help educate investors, including individuals receiving lump sum payouts from the federal government in connection with the $3.4 billion Indian Trust Settlement, about potential investment frauds that target recipients of lump sum payouts.Read more


Foreign Currency Exchange (Forex) Trading For Individual Investors

Individual investors who are considering participating in the foreign currency exchange (or “forex”) market need to understand fully the market and its unique characteristics. Forex trading can be very risky and is not appropriate for all investors.Read more