Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices-continued

February 22, 2012--Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The Toronto Stock Exchange announced today in the Daily Bulletin that the shares of Rio Alto Mining Limited (TSXVN: RIO.V - News) will graduate to trade on TSX at the open of trading on Friday, February 24, 2012.
The ticker symbol will remain "RIO" and the CUSIP number will remain 76689T 10 4. The company will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Thursday, February 23, 2011 .

Rio Alto Mining is also a constituent of the S&P/TSX Venture Select Index. The company will be removed from this index effective after the close of Thursday, March 1, 2012 , at which time it will be listed on TSX.

The company is also a constituent of the S&P/TSX Venture 30 Index. According to methodology, it will remain in this index while trading on TSX until the next semi-annual review of the index in August, 2012.

Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

Source: Standard & Poor's


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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC
May 4, 2014--Goldman Sachs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) Emerging Markets Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) Europe Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R)International Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) Japan Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC
May 4, 2015--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Currency Hedged Global ex USD High Yield Bond ETF.
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ETFis files with the SEC
May 4, 2015--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Altshares Long/Short High Yield Fund.
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The Nonidentical Twins of ETFs
Differences in the way indexes are weighted will make similar-looking funds diverge
May 4, 2015--Shopping for an exchange-traded fund has at least one key thing in common with shopping for a car: Before you buy, you should look under the hood.
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The Nonidentical Twins of ETFs
Differences in the way indexes are weighted will make similar-looking funds diverge
May 4, 2015--Shopping for an exchange-traded fund has at least one key thing in common with shopping for a car: Before you buy, you should look under the hood.
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Markets, regulators still feel effects of "flash crash"
May 4, 2015--Since the 2010 "flash crash," regulators have extended trading pauses following steep drops in markets and taken steps to ensure brokers' quotes remain legitimate in the markets they make.
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Where are people searching for financial advisers, planners and brokers?
A deep dive with Google Trends finds results that may surprise you
May 4, 2015--Advisers, take note. You may not realize how-or where-investors are searching for financial advice.
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ProShares files with the SEC
May 4, 2015--This post-effective amendment relates only to ProShares Short S&P Regional Banking and ProShares Ultra S&P Regional Banking.
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ETFis files with the SEC
May 4, 2015--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment with the SEC for the Tuttle Tactical Management Multi-Strategy Income ETF.
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CBOE Holdings to List VIX "Weeklys" Futures and Options
May 1, 2015--CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that it plans to list futures and options with weekly expirations on the CBOE Volatility Index(R) (VIX(R) Index), the leading market barometer of U.S. equity market volatility.
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CBOE Holdings Reports April 2015 Trading Volume
May 1, 2015--Total Volume of 91.4 Million Contracts
ADV of 4.4 Million Contracts, Down 15% From Year Ago
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that total trading volume during April for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange(R) (CBOE(R)) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE(R)) was 91.4 million contracts, a decrease of four percent versus March 2015 and a decrease of 15 percent from April 2014.
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IndexIQ files with the SEC
May 1, 2015--IndexIQ has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE International ETF
IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Europe ETF
IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Germany ETF
IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF
IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Emerging Markets ETF.
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FactorShares files with the SEC
May 1, 2015--FactorShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
PureFunds ISE Information Technology ETF
PureFunds ISE Consumer Technology ETF
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ISE Holdings Reports Business Activity for April 2015
May 1, 2015--ISE and ISE Gemini combined represent 16.7% of equity options market share, excluding dividend trades.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC
May 1, 2015--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Western Unconstrained Bond Fund (UBND).
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IMF Working paper-The Potential Macroeconomic Impact of the Unconventional Oil and Gas Boom in the United States
May 1, 2015--Summary: This paper uses two of the IMF's structural macroeconomic models to estimate the potential global impact of the boom in unconventional oil and natural gas in the United States. The results suggest that the impact on the level of U.S. real GDP over roughly the next decade could be significant, but modest, ranging between 1 and 1½ percent.
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IMF-Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis
April 30, 2015--Summary: Latin America's bold fiscal policy reaction to the global financial crisis was hailed as a sign that the region had finally overcome its procyclical fiscal past.
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Report On Foreign Portfolio Holdings Of U.S. Securities At End-June 2014
April 30, 2015--The final results from the annual survey of foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities at the end of June 2014 were released today on the Treasury website.
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AdvisorShares Weekly Market Update: This Week in Active ETFs: We Have Gold in Euros
April 30, 2015--For the week 0f April 20-April 24
NASDAQ 5000! Will It Stick This Time?
US equity markets were stronger across the board with little volatility except for the NASDAQ's upside volatility as it added..
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U.S. Global Investors Launches "JETS" Airline Industry ETF (NYSE: JETS)
Structural changes to the industry, low oil prices have once again made airlines an attractive investment proposition
April 30, 2015--U.S. Global Investors, a San Antonio, Texas-based investment adviser, today launched the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSE: JETS).
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Goldman Sachs, Like Others on the Street, Dips a Toe in Bitcoin
April 30, 2015--If you haven't heard it yet, Wall Street's interest has been piqued by bitcoin.
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IMF-Growth in Latin America Weakens for Fifth Year in a Row
April 29, 2015--Growth in Latin America and Caribbean to drop below 1 percent in 2015, modest recovery expected in 2016
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PIMCO Names Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Serve As Senior Advisor
April 29, 2015--Will contribute economic expertise and insights to firm's investment process and engage PIMCO’s clients
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New Index following stocks targeted by Activist investors-Listing of the Global X Guru(TM) Activist Index ETF on NASDAQ
April 29, 2015--Solactive AG is further expanding its Guru Family with the launch of the Solactive Guru Activist Index, used as underlying for the Global X Guru(TM) Activist Index ETF (ACTX) listed today on NASDAQ.
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Recon Capital Launches Only US-Listed ETF to Track London's FTSE 100
April 29, 2015--Trading under the ticker UK, the Recon Capital FTSE 100 ETF will seek to provide country-specific exposure to dominant European market
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Deutsche dissolving target-date ETFs
April 29, 2015--Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is liquidating its X-trackers target-date retirement exchange traded funds.
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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
April 29, 2015--Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March suggests that economic growth slowed during the winter months, in part reflecting transitory factors. The pace of job gains moderated, and the unemployment rate remained steady.
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PowerShares files with the SEC
April 29, 2015--PowerShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PowerShares S&P 500 Momentum Factor Portfolio.
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New York Alaska ETF Management LLC files with the SEC
April 29, 2015--New York Alaska ETF Management LLC has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC. Applicants are seeking an order for an exemption to permit the Trust to create and operate a series with an actively managed investment portfolio, named the 1-3 Month Enhanced Short Duration ETF, the Initial Fund that will offer exchange-traded shares.
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Syntax, LLC files with the SEC
April 29, 2015--Syntax, LLC has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (NYSEArca: HACK) Cross-Lists on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores
April 29, 2015--Factor Advisors, a subsidiary of ETF Managers Group, in partnership with PureFunds(R) and ISE ETF Ventures today announced that it listed on The Mexican Stock Exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (NYSEArca: HACK).
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Elkhorn files with the SEC
April 28, 2015--Elkhorn has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Elkhorn S&P 500 Capital Expenditures Portfolio.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
April 28, 2015--ETF Series Solutions has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Treasury ETFs Inflows Outpacing All Other Bond Funds This Month
April 27, 2015--Exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. Treasuries are seeing more cash inflows this month than any other fixed-income funds for the first time this year.
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NASDAQ Stock Market LLC Files Proposed Rule Change to List and Trade 18 Eaton Vance and Parametric NextShares(TM) Funds
April 27, 2015--Eaton Vance Management (Eaton Vance) and Navigate Fund Solutions LLC (Navigate), wholly owned subsidiaries of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), today announced the filing by The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
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Direxion files with the SEC
April 27, 2015--Direxion has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Direxion files with the SEC
April 27, 2015--Direxion has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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DBX files with the SEC
April 27, 2015--DBX has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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DBX files with the SEC
April 27, 2015--DBX has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Australia Hedged Equity ETF
Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Small Cap Hedged Equity ETF
Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Italy Hedged Equity ETF
Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Southern Europe Hedged Equity ETF
Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Spain Hedged Equity ETF
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Highland Capital Management files with the SEC
April 27, 2015--Highland Capital Management has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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