BlackRock to Start Junk Bond ETF Amid Record Inflows-continued

March 29, 2012--BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world's biggest money manager, is planning a global junk-bond exchange-traded fund after its first high-yield debt ETF grew to include $14.3 billion of assets in four years.
The IShares Global ex-USD High-Yield Corporate Bond Fund will track an index composed of speculative-grade bonds denominated in euros, pounds and Canadian dollars, according to a prospectus filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund aims to invest at least 40 percent of its assets in companies located or doing business outside the U.S., the document said.

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Schwab to offer free 'robo-advise' plan in first quarter 2015
October 28, 2014--Charles Schwab Corp confirmed on Monday that it will introduce free automated investment plans picked by computer algorithms in the first quarter of 2015.
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SSgA files with the SEC-SSgA Active ETF Trust
October 28, 2014--SSgA has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC-SSgA Active ETF Trust.
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State Street files with the SEC
October 28, 2014--State Street has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ProShares files with the SEC
October 28, 2014--ProShares has filed a form S-1 registration statement with the SEC.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC
October 27, 2014--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Brazil Bond Fund.
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First Trust files with the SEC- First Trust International IPO ETF
October 27, 2014--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Registration Statement relates to the First Trust International IPO ETF.
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First Trust files with the SEC
October 27, 2014--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Source files with the SEC
October 24, 2014--Source has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Source EURO STOXX 50 Hedged ETF.
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Pimco files with the SEC
October 24, 2014--Pimco has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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DAX has been licensed for an exchange-traded fund in the U.S.
Index now available in the European, Asian and North American regions for the first time
October 23, 2014--Deutsche Börse today announced the DAX Index has been licensed to Recon Capital Partners to underlie an exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the U.S. The Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF is available today on Nasdaq.
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iShares files with the SEC
October 23, 2014--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Horizon ETF.
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ETF Securities files with the SEC
October 23, 2014--ETF Securities has filed a second restated and amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
October 23, 2014--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC,
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Six Federal Agencies Jointly Approve Final Risk Retention Rule
October 22, 2014--Six federal agencies approved a final rule requiring sponsors of securitization transactions to retain risk in those transactions.
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Dreyfus files with the SEC
October 22, 2014--Dreyfus has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC- actively managed ETFs.
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Renaissance Capital files with the SEC
October 22, 2014--Renaissance Capital has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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October 21, 2014--Eaton Vance has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC-Eaton Vance ETMF TRUST II.
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Eaton Vance files with the SEC
October 21, 2014--Eaton Vance has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC-Eaton Vance ETMF TRUST.
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Guggenheim files with the SEC
October 21, 2014--Guggenheim has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates to the following series of the Registrant: Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF.
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Guggenheim files with the SEC
October 21, 2014--Guggenheim has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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October 21, 2014--Guggenheim has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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October 20, 2014-Alpha Architect has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Cohen & Steers Capital Management files with the SEC
October 20, 2014--Cohen & Steers Capital Management has filed a application to amend a prior order with the SEC.
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First Trust files with the SEC
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First Trust files with the SEC
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WisdomTree files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund.
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ProShares files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--ProShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This post-effective amendment relates only to ProShares Midcap Dividend Growers ETF and ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF.
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Alpha Architect files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--Alpha Architect has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ValueShares U.S. Quantitative Value ETF
ValueShares International Quantitative Value ETF
MomentumShares U.S. Quantitative Momentum ETF
MomentumShares International Quantitative Momentum ETF.
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Capital Group files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--Capital Group has filed a amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC. Each Fund relying on the exemptive relief requested herein will operate as an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF"), and a Fund may operate as a feeder fund in a master-feeder structure ("Feeder Fund").
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X | JPMorgan US Sector Rotator Index ETF
October 17, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X | JPMorgan US Sector Rotator Index ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X | JPMorgan Efficiente Index ETF.
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ETFis files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ProShares files with the SEC
October 17, 2014--ProShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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First Trust files with the SEC
October 16, 2014--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX(R) ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X GF China Bond ETF
October 16, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X GF China Bond ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC
October 16, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X |JPMorgan US Sector Rotator Index ETF.
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Alps files with the SEC-
October 15, 2014--Alps has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ALPS MSCI EAFE Equal Sector Weighted ETF
ALPS MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Sector Weighted ETF.
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Alps files with the SEC
October 15, 2014--Alps has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF.
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db-X Exchange-Traded Funds files with the SEC
October 15, 2014--db-X Exchange-Traded Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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DBX files with the SEC
October 15, 2014--DBX has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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Mr. John Hyland, Chief Investment Officer of United States Commodity Funds, Resigning Effective May 1, 2015
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ETFis files with the SEC
October 15, 2015--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Janus makes foray into ETFs with VelocityShares deal
October 13, 2014--Janus Capital Group Inc, fresh from hiring bond star Bill Gross, said on Monday it plans to make its first foray into the $1.8 trillion exchange-traded funds (ETF) space through the acquisition of VelocityShares parent, VS Holdings Inc.
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ETF Managers Capital LLC files with the SEC
October 10, 2014--ETF Managers Capital LLC., has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Sit Rising Rate Fund.
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First Trust files with the SEC
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ETF Securities files with the SEC
October 10, 2014--ETF Securities has filed a pre-effective amendment no. 1, registration statement with the SEC for the
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ETFS Multi Factor U.S. Large-Cap Index Fund and
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Ark files with the SEC
October 10, 2014--Ark has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Destra Capital Advisors files with the SEC
October 10, 2014--Destra Capital Advisors has filed a first amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Elkhorn files with the SEC
October 10, 2014--Elkhorn has filed a amendment no. 2 to a application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Alps files with the SEC
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ETFis file with the SEC
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Lower commodity prices, domestic policy uncertainties main drag on growth
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First Trust files with the SEC
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iShares files with the SEC
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Fidelity Debuts Three Active Fixed Income ETFs
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This time it's leveraging the investment capabilities it's best known for: active fixed-income management.
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for September 2014
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October 7, 2014--US ETF Weekly Update
Weekly Flows: $3.4 Billion Net Outflows
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Ark files with the SEC
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USCF files with the SEC
October 6, 2014--USCF has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the USCF Dynamic Commodity Index Fund.
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ProShares files with the SEC
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iShares files with the SEC
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iShares files with the SEC
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ETF Series Solutions files ith the SEC
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State Street files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--State Street has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the SPDR(R)Clarion Global Infrastructure & MLP Portfolio.
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Arrow files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--Arrow has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Arrow Equity Factor ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the TFMS HIPS 300 ETF.
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DBX files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--DBX has filed a amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X | JPMorgan Efficiente Index ETF
October 2, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X | JPMorgan Efficiente Index ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X GF China Bond ETF.
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Franklin Templeton files with the SEC
October 2, 2014--Franklin Templeton has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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Lattice Strategies Trust files with the SEC
October 1, 2014--Lattice has filed a registration statement with the SEC.
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Lattice Strategies files with the SEC
October 1, 2014--Lattice has filed a registration statement with the SEC for the
Lattice International Equity Strategy ETF
Lattice Emerging Markets Strategy ETF
Lattice Real Estate Strategy ETF
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KraneShares files with the SEC
October 1, 2014--KraneShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KraneShares E Fund China Commercial Paper ETF.
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Renaissance files with the SEC
October 1, 2014--Renaissance has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Renaissance International IPO ETF.
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Source files with the SEC
October 1, 2014--Source has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF.
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