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Financial Industry Regulatory Authority


regulator of US securities firms established in 2007 by the merger of the National Association of Securities Dealers and regulatory functions of NYSE Regulation, FINRA is a self-regulatory organization that oversees the activities of member brokerage firms as well as performing market regulation under contract for US stock markets including the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

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Definitions of ’Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’ and meaning of ’Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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