Standard & Poor's Announces Changes In The S&P/TSX Canadian Indices -continued

March 16, 2012--Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The shareholders of RuggedCom Inc. (TSX:RCM) have accepted the $CDN33.00 cash per share offer from Siemens Canada Limited.
RuggedCom will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap, Equity SmallCap and Clean Technology Indices effective after the close of Wednesday, March 21, 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


American ETP News
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SEC Announces 2017 Examination Priorities
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BNY Mellon ADR Index Monthly Performance Update
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Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, December 13-14, 2016
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
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Bats ETF Marketplace Welcomes Industry's First Midcap Sector ETFs with Nine New Products from Elkhorn
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Horizons ETFs Announces Planned Elimination of its Advisor-Class Units
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SEC Issues Annual Staff Reports on Credit Rating Agencies
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OSI files with the SEC-
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Plus Trust files with the SEC-1-3 Month Enhanced Short Duration ETF
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Trump administration signals new direction for institutional investors
December 26, 2016--New direction for SEC, Dodd-Frank changes should dictate focus
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Infographic-The Changing Anatomy of U.S. Oil Imports Over the Last Decade
December 23, 2016--OPEC was once a name that made world leaders shake in their boots.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
December 23, 2016--The current reports for the week of December 20, 2016 are now available.
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Deutsche Asset Management to Transfer Primary Listing of 8 Exchange-Traded Funds to Bats Exchange
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC-Goldman Sachs TreasuryAccess 0-1 Year ETF
December 23, 2016--Goldman Sachs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs TreasuryAccess 0-1 Year ETF.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC-Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF
December 23, 2016--Goldman Sachs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF.
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CBOE's longtime chairman Brodsky to step down after Bats deal
December 22, 2016--CBOE Holdings Inc (CBOE.O) Chairman Bill Brodsky will step down after two decades leading the board when the exchange operator closes a planned $3.2 billion deal for Bats Global Markets Inc (BATS.Z), CBOE said on Thursday.
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ProShares Announces ETF Share Splits
Q&A on Splits and Reverse Splits
December 22, 2016--ProShares, a premier provider of ETFs, announced today forward and reverse share splits on 13 of its ETFs.
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Vanguard Reports First Wave Of 2016 Expense Ratio Changes
December 22, 2016--Lower expense ratios reported for 35 mutual fund and ETF shares
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Davis files with the SEC
December 22, 2016-Davis has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Davis Select U.S. Equity ETF
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AdvisorShares Active ETF Report: Funds and Assets Grow
December 21, 2016--In November, assets in actively managed ETFs increased by $462 million, or 1.64%, to $28.536 billion. Active ETFs realized a net gain of two new funds last month, which brought their overall total to 159.
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Millington Securities Launches High-Yield Dividend Smart Beta ETF
December 21, 2016--Millington Securities helps a record-setting active ETF manager delve into "Smart Beta" index-based strategy
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Solactive introduces Power FactorTM High Dividend Index
December 21, 2016--Licensed to WBI Investments
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ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record high of 2.471 trillion US dollars at the end of November 2016
December 21, 2016--ETFGI, the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record high of US$2.471 trillion at the end of November 2016.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
December 21, 2016--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF
December 21, 2016--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF.
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December 21, 2016--Majority of consumers are optimistic about their personal finances after the election
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Absolute Shares Rolls Out Passive High Dividend ETF Option
December 21, 2016--Absolute Shares Trust has added onto its WBI suite with its first smart-beta, index-based exchange traded fund that focuses on high dividend-yielding stocks.
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CBOE purchase of Bats reflects aim to tap options trading for ETFs
December 21, 2016--Deal worth $3.2bn comes as booming exchange traded products sector is set to expand further
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF
December 21, 2016--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF
December 21, 2016--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF.
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DBX files with the SEC
December 21, 2016--DBX has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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Arrow files with the SEC
December 21, 2016--Arrow has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Vident ETFs
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Vident Core U.S. Bond Strategy ETF
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Pacer files with the SEC
December 21, 2016--Pacer has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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December 20, 2016--The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be broadening its efforts to understand blockchain technology and its implications for the securities industry.
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Nuveen Launches NuShares Short-Term REIT ETF
December 20, 2016--Fund to Begin Trading Today on Bats Exchange, Inc.
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NYSE ETF platform hit by technical glitch
December 19, 2016--Trading on NYSE Arca was disrupted following a software update this weekend.
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Pacer ETFs Launches US Cash Cows
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Reality Shares DIVY ETF Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
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December 19, 2016--The Reality Shares DIVS ETF (NYSE Arca:DIVY), the flagship fund from exchange-traded fund issuer and research firm Reality Shares, enters its third year of offering a viable bond alternative for investors unsatisfied with traditional fixed income instruments, yet weary of the volatility commensurate with equities.
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Exchange Listed Funds files with the SEC-Saba Capital Hedged CEF Opportunities
December 19, 2016--Exchange Listed Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Saba Capital Hedged CEF Opportunities.
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ETFis files with the SEC
December 19, 2016--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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Virtus files with the SEC
December 19, 2016--Virtus has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Legg Mason files with the SEC-Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF
December 19, 2016--Legg Mason has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF.
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Elkhorn files with the SEC
December 19, 2016--Elkhorn has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Hartford Funds Management Company files with the SEC
December 19, 2016--Hartford Funds Management Company has filed a N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the
Hartford Corporate Bond ETF
Hartford Quality Bond ETF.
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Morgan Stanley files with the SEC
December 19, 2016--Morgan Stanley has filed a amendment No. 2 to a application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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Wells Fargo Lining Up Robot Stock Pickers for Its First Ever ETF
Bank is among last big firms to offer quantitative products
Newly acquired quant shop to investigate multifactor ETFs
December 19, 2016--First JPMorgan Chase & Co. Then Goldman Sachs Group. Now, Wells Fargo & Co. wants to charge into the biggest asset management battleground, exchange-traded funds.
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