Understanding the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)
How SIPC Protects You
SIPC is the first line of defense in the event a brokerage firm fails owing customers cash and securities that are missing from customer accounts. Although not every investor is protected by SIPC, no fewer than 99 percent of persons who are eligible get their investments back from SIPC.
For more information, go to www.SIPC.org to learn more.