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November 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p25
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This section presents a timeline of information about financial laws and legislation in the U.S. In 1765, the Stamp Act goes into effect, prompting resistance from Americans. In 1865, the United States issues its first gold certificates. In 1936, Social Security issues its first official Social Security cards. In 1986, the SEC fines Ivan Boesky $100 million for insider-trading violations and in 1995, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 5,000 mark for the first time.


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