Wednesday’s Word: FINRA

By Dylan Donley, Spring 2014 Graduate Research Assistant

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, otherwise known as FINRA, is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. FINRA is a non-profit organization authorized by Congress dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation of the securities industry. In achieving those ends, FINRA provides a great wealth of information on its website for investors and investment professionals alike.