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Wiley Series 10 Exam Review 2015 + Test Bank: The General Securities Sales Supervisor Qualification Examination--General Module

Wiley Series 10 Exam Review 2015 + Test Bank: The General Securities Sales Supervisor Qualification Examination--General Module

The Securities Institute of America, Inc.

ISBN: 978-1-118-85695-6

Oct 2014

336 pages

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Description

The go-to guide to acing the Series 10 Exam!

Passing the General Securities Sales Supervisor Qualification Exam (Series 9 and 10) qualifies an individual to supervise sales activities in corporate, municipal, and option securities; investment company products; variable contracts; and direct participation programs. The exam covers hiring, qualification, and continuing education; supervision of accounts and sales activities; conduct of associated persons; recordkeeping requirements; and municipal securities regulation. All candidates must have passed the Series 7 Exam before taking the Series 10.

Created by the experts at The Securities Institute of America, Inc., Wiley Series 10 Exam Review 2015 arms you with everything you need to pass this four-hour, 145-question test. Designed to help you build and fine-tune your knowledge of all areas covered in the exam and to guarantee that you're prepared mentally and strategically to take the test, it provides:

  • Dozens of examples
  • Assorted practice questions for each subject area covered in the exam
  • Priceless test-taking tips and strategies
  • Helpful hints on how to study for the test, manage stress, and stay focused

Wiley Series 10 Exam Review 2015 is your ticket to passing the Series 10 test on the first try—with flying colors!

ABOUT THE SERIES 10 EXAM xi

ABOUT THIS BOOK xv

ABOUT THE TEST BANK xvii

ABOUT THE SECURITIES INSTITUTE OF AMERICA xix

CHAPTER 1

SUPERVISION OF BROKERAGE OFFICE PERSONNEL AND PROCEDURES 1

Hiring New Employees 1

Resignation of a Registered Representative 2

Registration Exemptions 4

Retiring Representatives/Continuing Commissions 4

Persons Ineligible to Register 5

Disciplinary Actions Against a Registered Representative 5

Termination for Cause 6

Outside Employment 6

Private Securities Transactions 6

Gift Rule 7

Communications with the Public 8

FINRA Rule 2210 Communications with the Public 9

Broker Dealer Websites 12

Sharing in a Customer’s Account 13

Borrowing and Lending Money 13

Order Tickets 13

Executing an Order 14

Becoming a Stockholder 15

Accrued Interest 19

Close Outs 20

Customer Confirmations 20

Rules for Good Delivery 22

Rejection of Delivery 22

Reclamation 23

Marking to the Market 23

Customer Account Statements 24

Carrying of Customer Accounts 24

Dividend Distribution 25

Proxies 27

Box Counts 28

Missing and Lost Securities 28

The Customer Protection Rule 29

Broker Dealer Books and Records 31

Pretest 35

CHAPTER 2

GENERAL SUPERVISION AND CUSTOMER RECOMMENDATIONS 39

The Role of the Principal 39

Supervisor Qualifications and Prerequisites 40

Continuing Education 41

Tape Recording Employees 43

Information Obtained from an Issuer 43

Customer Complaints 44

Mediation 44

Code of Arbitration 45

Investor Information 47

Member Offices 47

Recommendations to Customers 50

Research Reports 55

Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure) 58

The Insider Trading & Securities Fraud Enforcement Act of 1988 59

Firewall 60

Pretest 61

CHAPTER 3

SUPERVISION OF CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS 63

Opening a New Account 63

Holding Securities 65

The Depository Trust Company (DTC) 66

Mailing Instructions 67

Types of Accounts 67

Trading Authorization 70

Retirement Plans 74

Accounts for Employees of Other Broker Dealers 87

Numbered Accounts 88

Prime Brokerage Accounts 88

Account Transfers 89

Margin Accounts 90

Special Memorandum Account (SMA) for a Long Margin Account 97

Wrap Accounts 107

Regulation S-P 107

Currency Transactions 108

The Patriot Act 108

Isolated Sales Account 110

Securities Investor Protection Corporation Act of 1970 (SIPC) 110

The Penny Stock Cold Call Rule 111

Pretest 113

CHAPTER 4

SALES SUPERVISION OF NEW ISSUES 117

The Securities Act of 1933 117

Freeriding and Withholding/FINRA Rule 5130 120

Underwriting Corporate Securities 121

Exempt Securities 125

Exempt Transactions 126

Rule 137 Nonparticipants 131

Rule 138 Nonequivalent Securities 132

Rule 139 Issuing Research Reports 132

Rule 415 Shelf Registration 133

Regulation M, Rule 104 133

Underwriting Direct Participation Programs 135

Investment Company Registration 135

Mutual Fund Distribution 137

Pretest 143

CHAPTER 5

SUPERVISION OF THE SECONDARY MARKET 147

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 147

Listing Requirements for the NYSE 152

Types of Orders 155

The Exchanges 158

Limit Up Limit Down (LULD) 170

The Nasdaq Market 171

Pink Sheets 182

Trade Reporting and Comparison Service (TRACS) 182

Advanced Computerized Execution System (ACES) 183

The Order Audit Trail System (OATS) 183

Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs) 184

Third Market 185

Nasdaq Market Center for Listed Securities 185

Fourth Market 185

SEC Regulation ATS 186

FINRA 5% Markup Policy 186

Markups and Markdowns When Acting as a Principal 187

Riskless Principal Transactions 188

Proceeds Transactions 189

Dominated and Controlled Markets 189

ACT/TRF Trade Scan 190

Pretest 193

CHAPTER 6

MSRB RULES AND REGULATIONS 197

Municipal Bonds 197

Issuing Municipal Securities 198

Municipal Fund Securities 209

Variable Rate Securities 210

Municipal Bond Trading 210

Recommending Municipal Bonds 214

Municipal Bond Advertising 215

Municipal Bond Insurance 215

Political Contributions 215

Registration Requirements for Municipal Securities Professionals 217

MSRB Overview 219

Pretest 223

ANSWER KEYS 227

GLOSSARY OF EXAM TERMS 233

INDEX 299