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2016 Texas Investor Guide:
Newly Revised and Expanded

To obtain print copies of the 2016 Texas Investor Guide, send a mailing address, phone number, and the number of copies you would like to receive to Robert Elder, Communications & Investor Education Coordinator, at relder@ssb.texas.gov.
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Tune Out the Noise and Turn On to the 2016 Investor Guide

The State Securities Board’s newest version of the Texas Investor Guide has landed, bigger and better than ever.

The 2016 edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud , has been substantially revised and expanded to help investors –...

Firm Ordered to Stop Sale of Pension-Linked Investments

Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan on Feb. 1 entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against a firm selling investments that supposedly earn returns from the payout of pension benefits it acquires from federal government employees, members of the military, and certain corporations....

Two Investment Advisers Sanctioned for Registration Violations in Sales of Securities

Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan has entered Disciplinary Orders against two investment advisers for selling securities and collecting commissions without being registered as dealers.

Marvin M. Slater of Dallas was suspended for 90 days for the sale of promissory notes that he...

State Regulators Caution Fraud Victims About Third-Party Asset Recovery Firms

State securities regulators said Thursday that victims of investment fraud should be extremely careful when approached by companies -- known as third-party asset recovery firms -- promising to help them recover their money or bring the perpetrator to justice.

A third-party asset recovery...

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