Securities Industry Association


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Securities Industry Association (SIA)

An association of broker-dealers who sell taxable securities, which lobbies the government, records industry trends, and keeps records of broker profits.

Securities Industry Association

A defunct trade association for broker-dealers of taxable securities. The SIA set common practices for the industry, compiled statistics and other information, and lobbied governments. In 2006, the SIA formed the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in a merger with the Bond Market Association.

Securities Industry Association (SIA)

A trade group of broker-dealers whose primary function is to lobby for its members' interests in Congress and before the SEC. The SIA is the successor to the Association of Stock Exchange Firms and the Investment Bankers Association.
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The National Investor Relations Institute, the Securities Industry Association and the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) objected to various aspects of the regulation.
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In the second quarter alone, according to the Securities Industry Association, foreign investors sold a net $2.2 billion more in stocks than they bought.
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