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Finance Glossary

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Certified Or Approved

Definition:

Registered investment representatives or brokers can receive certification from professional organizations, but not from state or national securities regulators. Regulators are careful to not issue any type of certification or approval process for any investment professionals registered within that state. What this means is that they do not endorse or otherwise support investment professionals. Their job is simply to police, or regulate, the actions of registered investment professionals.

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