Skip to content

Font size: A- | A | A+

Investor.gov Logo for Print
Press Alt + shift + h then Enter to skip to secondary navigation. Mac users press Control + shift + h

Investor Bulletins

Investor Bulletin: Investing in an IPO

02/25/2013

Historically, an initial public offering, or IPO, has referred to the first time a company offers its shares of capital stock to the general public. Under the federal securities laws, a company may not lawfully offer or sell shares unless the transaction has been registered with the SEC or an exemption applies...Read more

View Document: English (pdf)

Investor Bulletin: Hedge Funds

10/03/2012

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to educate individual investors about hedge funds.Read more

View Document: English (pdf)

Investor Bulletin: How to Read Confirmation Statements

09/27/2012

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to provide you with guidance on how to read confirmation statements. Read more

View Document: Spanish (pdf)

Investor Bulletin: Affinity Fraud

09/26/2012

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to help educate investors about affinity fraud, a type of investment scam that preys upon members of identifiable groups, such as religious or ethnic communities or the elderly. Read more

View Document: English (pdf)

Investor Bulletin: Top Tips for Selecting a Financial Professional

09/25/2012

Choosing a financial professional-whether a stockbroker, a financial planner, or an investment adviser-is an important decision. Consider the tips below as you make your choice. Also the third page of this document has a list of questions you can ask a financial professional whose services you are considering.Read more

View Document: English (pdf)