U.S. regulator urges registration of cryptocurrency exchanges-continued

March 7, 2018--The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday that many online trading platforms for cryptocurrencies should be registered with the regulator and subject to additional rules.
In a statement, the SEC said these "potentially unlawful" platforms may be giving investors an unearned sense of safety. And it said many of these platforms likely need to register with the SEC as a national securities exchange or an alternate trading system.

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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-2 Opus ETFs
July 16, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Opus Small Cap Value Plus ETF (OSCV)
Opus International Small/Mid Cap ETF (OISC).
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund
July 16, 2018--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund.
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Schwab files with the SEC
July 16, 2018--Schwab has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X TargetIncomeTM Plus 2 ETF
July 16, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X TargetIncome 5 ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X TargetIncomeTM Plus 2 ETF
July 13, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X TargetIncomeTM Plus 2 ETF.
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OSI ETF Trust files with the SEC-
July 13, 2018--OSI ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for O'Shares ETFs.
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First Trust files with the SEC-
July 12, 2018--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Lunt U.S. Factor Rotation ETF.
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Bank of Montreal files with the SEC-Vaulted Gold Bullion Trust files with the SEC
July 11, 2018--Bank of Montreal has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Vaulted Gold Bullion Trust.
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Impact Shares files with the SEC-Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF
July 10, 2018--Impact Shares has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF.
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ProShares files with the SEC-ProShares Online Retail ETF
July 10, 2018--ProShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ProShares Online Retail ETF.
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-Peritus High Yield ETF
July 10, 2018--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This post-effective amendment No. 107 relates to the Peritus High Yield ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-ClearShares Ultra-Short Maturity ETF
July 9, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ClearShares Ultra-Short Maturity ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
July 9, 2018--The current reports for the week of July 6, 2018 are now available.
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iShares files with the SEC- iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETF
July 6, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares BB Rated Corporate Bond ETF.
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FlexShares files with the SEC
July 6, 2018--FlexShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Horizons ETFs Lowers Management Fee, Changes Investment Objective/Ticker of its Robotics and A.I. ETF
July 5, 2018--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") is pleased to announce that its robotics and artificial intelligence ("A.I.") ETF-the Horizons Robotics and Automation Index ETF (the "ETF")-will have a new investment objective and ticker symbol, as well as a lower management fee.
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Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, June 12-13, 2018
July 5, 2018--In conjunction with the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting held on June 12-13, 2018, meeting participants submitted their projections of the most likely outcomes for real gross domestic product (GDP) growth, the unemployment rate, and inflation for each year from 2018 to 2020 and over the longer run.1
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
July 5, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Invesco files with the SEC
July 5, 2018--Invesco Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Purpose Investments Inc. Announces Conversion of Purpose Global Financials Income Fund Into an Open-End Fund
July 4, 2018--Purpose Investments Inc. ("Purpose") is pleased to announce the conversion of Purpose Global Financials Income Fund (TSX:PFG.UN) (formerly, Australian Banc Income Fund) (TSX:AUI.UN) into an open-end fund with ETF units and mutual fund units. The Class A units of PFG.UN were delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of business on July 3, 2018 and the ETF units were listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange today under the ticker symbol "PFG".
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ESMA issues clarifications on the clearing obligation for pension scheme arrangements
July 3, 2018--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a statement on the clearing obligation for pension scheme arrangements (PSAs), with the objective to avoid, to the extent possible, disruption to certain PSAs who may face potential challenges clearing their OTC derivative contracts on 17 August 2018, when the current, and final, exemption from the clearing obligation under EMIR expires.
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ETF Series Solutions-Distillate U.S. Fundamental Stability & Value ETF
July 3, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Distillate U.S. Fundamental Stability & Value ETF.
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Cambria files with the SEC-Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF
July 3, 2018-Cambria ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF.
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PROCURE ETF Trust II files with the SEC-Procure Space ETF (UFO)
July 3, 2018--PROCURE ETF Trust II has filed a pre-effective amendment No. 2, registration statement with the SEC for the Procure Space ETF (UFO).
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B3: ETFs Rocketing In Brazil In 2018
July 3, 2018--Brasil, Bolsa, Balc&?atilde;o (B3) are experiencing a rising volume with the listed Exchange Trading Funds (ETFs), one of the main choices for foreign investors.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-
July 3, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ClearShares Ultra-Short Maturity ETF.
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ETFGI reports net inflows of US$504 million to ETFs and ETPs listed in Latin America during May 2018
July 2, 2018--According to ETFGI's May 2018 Latin America ETF and ETP industry insights report, a monthly report included in an annual paid-for research subscription service, ETFs listed in Latin America saw net inflows of US$504 Million during May, representing the second highest inflows in five years. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF
July 2, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF
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Vanguard rolls out commission-free ETFs
July 2, 2018--In an effort to rival Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade and Fidelity, Vanguard will now let investors trade almost 1,800 ETFs commission-free.
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Mirae Asset Expands ETF Business with Completion of Global X Acquisition
July 2, 2018--Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd. (Mirae Asset), one of Asia's leading independent financial companies based in Seoul, South Korea, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Global X Management Company LLC (Global X), the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with $10.1 billioni in assets under management (AUM).
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GraniteShares files with the SEC-GraniteShares Gold MiniBAR Trust
July 2, 2018--GraniteShares has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the GraniteShares Gold MiniBAR Shares.
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KraneShares Looks To China With New Junk Bond ETF
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Strategy Shares files with the SEC-
July 2, 2018--Strategy Shares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Strategy Shares US Market Rotation Strategy ETF
Strategy Shares EcoLogical Strategy ETF.
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First Trust files with the SEC-
July 2, 2018--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust IPOX(R) Europe Equity Opportunities ETF.
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IndexIQ files with the SEC
July 2, 2018--IndexIQ has filed an Amendment No.2 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund
July 2, 2018--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund.
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US industrial-focused ETF on track for fresh 2018 low
July 2, 2018--State Street's $11.7bn Industrial Select SPDR ETF opened trading on Monday morning on course for a new low for the year after a drop in oil
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'Big three' fire first shot as CMA finalises report
June 30, 2018--Antitrust body to publish findings of 9-month probe into investment consultancy
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Regulators Pass Streamlined Rules for ETFs
June 30, 2018--Exchange-traded funds now cover everything from small-cap stocks to high-yield bonds. But more ETFs may be coming down the pike. And investors may see a flood of actively managed ETFs, thanks to new rules that make them cheaper to run and more tax-efficient.
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Jonathan Steinberg aims to take WisdomTree to $100bn assets
June 30, 2018--The founder of ETF specialist on his famous father Saul, Churchill and 'going all in'
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ALPS Adds a Clean Energy ETF Play
June 29, 2018--ALPS expanded on its thematic exchange traded fund lineup with a strategy that helps investors target the renewable energy category.
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-Tactile Analytics AR/VR Virtual Technology ETF (formerly, The WEAR ETF)
June 29, 2018--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tactile Analytics AR/VR Virtual Technology ETF (formerly, The WEAR ETF).
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iShares files with the SEC- iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF
June 29, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC- iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF
June 29, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statemet with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders Developed Asia ex-Japan ETF
June 29, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Developed Asia ex-Japan ETF.
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Pacer files with the SEC-4 Pacer CFRA-Stovall ETFs
June 29, 2018--Pacer has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Pacer CFRA-Stovall Global Seasonal Rotation Index ETF
Pacer CFRA-Stovall Small Cap Seasonal Rotation Index ETF
Pacer CFRA-Stovall Large Cap Seasonal Rotation Index ETF
Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal Weight Seasonal Rotation Index ETF.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders Canada ETF
June 29, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Canada ETF.
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Reality Shares files with the SEC
June 29, 2018--Reality Shares Advisors, LLC has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Post-Effective Amendment No. 21 relates to the Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF.
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SELECT SECTOR SPDR TRUST files with the SEC- The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund
June 29, 2018--SELECT SECTOR SPDR TRUST has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC- The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund.
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Horizons ETFs Completes Rebalances of its Marijuana-focused ETFs
June 29, 2018--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") has completed the quarterly rebalance of the constituent holdings of the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF ("HMMJ:TSX") and the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF ("HMJR:NEO").
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U.S. Fund-Flows Weekly Report: Equity Funds Suffer Second Worst Net Outflows of 2018
June 29, 2018--Thomson Reuters Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) had net outflows of just over $900 million for the fund-flows week ended Wednesday, June 27. Equity funds were responsible for all the week's net outflows-$20.0 billion left their coffers.
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Research Affiliates-Pundits Predicting Panic in Emerging Markets
June 28, 2018--Key Points
With EM stock prices plummeting and investors fleeing EM funds, the fear of emerging markets is palpable.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
June 29, 2018--The current reports for the week of June 29, 2018 are now available.
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iShares Debuts Robotics and AI ETF
June 28, 2018--BlackRock's iShares unit is top of the heap in the world of exchange-traded funds, yet the company finds itself playing catch-up of sorts in a category where other fund providers already have a big head start.
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SEC Proposes New Approval Process for Certain Exchange-Traded Funds
June 28, 2018-The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose a new rule and form amendments intended to modernize the regulatory framework for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), by establishing a clear and consistent framework for the vast majority of ETFs operating today.
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OSC Study: Lack of understanding of cryptoassets puts Ontarians at risk
June 28, 2018--A new research study released today by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) found that many Ontarians lack understanding of cryptoassets, including those who currently own cryptoassets.
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SEC Approves Final and Proposed Rules in Latest Open Meeting
June 28, 2018--The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted on several final rules and rule proposals that together represent material progress toward many Commission priorities.
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PGIM files with the SEC-PGIM Active High Yield Bond ETF
June 28, 2018--PGIM has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with SEC for the PGIM Active High Yield Bond ETF.
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Strategy Shares files with the SEC-NASDAQ 5 HANDL(TM) INDEX ETF
June 28, 2018--Strategy Shares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the NASDAQ 5 HANDL(TM) INDEX ETF.
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VanEck files with the SEC-Morningstar Global Wide Moat ETF
June 28, 2018--VanEck has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Morningstar Global Wide Moat ETF.
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US advisers shy away from newfangled ETFs
June 28, 2018--Why some investment veterans still prefer to stick to no-frills vanilla products
As exchange traded funds grow in popularity, designers are devising new flavours of the investment vehicles in order to expand the marketplace.
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SEC Proposes Making It Easier to Start Exchange-Traded Funds
June 28, 2018--Agency plan would make it easier to set up plain-vanilla ETFs
Proposal wouldn't cover more complex, leveraged products
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CBO-How Changes in Economic Conditions Might Affect the Federal Budget
June 28, 2018--CBO has developed "rules of thumb”"that show how changes in four key economic variables might affect revenues, outlays, and deficits. An interactive workbook allows users to see the budgetary effects of their own alternative scenarios.
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SEC Officials Blast Leveraged ETFs, Other Funds Get Easier Path
June 28, 2018--Any rule on leveraged funds needs Chairman Clayton's support
Concern that investors don't know how 'dangerous' products are
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Barclays reshuffles management to oversee digital strategy
June 28, 2018--Barclays has made several key senior promotions within the corporate and investment banking unit with the aim to digitise its markets business.
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IndexIQ files with the SEC
June 27, 2018--IndexIQ has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Vanguard World Fund files with the SEC-2 ESG ETFs
June 27, 2018--Vanguard World Fund has filled a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF and Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
June 27, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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J.P. Morgan files with the SEC-JPMorgan Disciplined High Yield ETF
June 27, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Disciplined High Yield ETF.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify BlackSwan Growth & Treasury Core ETF
June 26, 2018--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Amplify BlackSwan Growth & Treasury Core ETF.
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Schwab Srategic Trust files with the SEC
June 26, 2018--Schwab Srategic Trust has filed a post-effective amandment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF
Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF
Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index ETF
Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF
Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator IBD(R) Breakout Stocks ETF
June 26, 2018--Innovator ETFs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator IBD(R) Breakout Stocks ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF
June 26, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF.
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Amplify files with the SEC-Amplify Advanced Battery Metals and Materials ETF
June 26, 2018-Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Registration Statement relates to Amplify Advanced Battery Metals and Materials ETF.
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BNY Mellon Launches FX Options
June 26, 2018--NY Mellon is now live with foreign exchange options, enabling clients to better hedge currency exposure and express their views on the future direction of FX markets1.
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Broadest Israel ETF (ISRA) Celebrates Fifth Year Providing Exposure to Israel's Global Economy
June 26, 2018--Israel's resiliency has made it one of the top performing developed markets in 2018
VanEck is today marking the fifth anniversary of the VanEck Vectors(R) Israel ETF (NYSE Arca: ISRA(R)), a fund designed to offer broad and diversified exposure to Israel's globally oriented economy.
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World Gold Council and State Street Global Advisors Launch Low-Cost Gold Exchange-Traded Fund
June 26, 2018--SPDR(R) Gold MiniShares Trust Offers Lowest Fees of Any Gold ETF
The World Gold Council1, the market development organization for the gold industry, and State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the launch of SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust (Symbol: GLDM).
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VantagePoint Announces Release of Two New Leveraged ETF Sectors
June 26, 2018--New Leveraged ETF Sectors released in artificial intelligence based forecasting software allows traders to triple their returns.
VantagePoint Software, the artificial intelligence trading software capable of predicting stock market trends up to three days in advance with up to 86% accuracy, announces the launch of two Leveraged ETF Sectors that allow traders to capture trends in standard ETFs but at a profit of 200% to 300% through their leveraged counterpart.
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CBO-The 2018 Long-Term Budget Outlook
June 26, 2018--If current laws remain generally unchanged, CBO projects, federal budget deficits and debt would increase over the next 30 years-reaching the highest level of debt relative to GDP in the nation's history by far.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in the US gathered $31.58 Bn US dollars in net inflows during May 2018
June 25, 2018--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in the US gathered US$31.58 Bn net inflows during May 2018.
Year-to-date net inflows into US listed ETFs/ETPs reached US$124.80 Bn at the end of May which is significantly less than the US$200.81 Bn compared to this point last year. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF
June 25, 2018--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Vesper U.S. Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF.
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U.S. Plans to Curb Chinese Tech Investments, Citing Security
June 25, 2018--The Treasury Department is planning to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investments in sensitive U.S. industries under an emergency law, putting Washington's trade war with Beijing on a potentially irreversible course.
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Vanguard introduces low-cost actively managed mutual funds in Canada
June 25, 2018--The four new mutual funds feature globally diversified flagship investment strategies
Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. has introduced its first suite of actively managed mutual funds in Canada, that are globally diversified and low-cost.
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WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF (WBIY) Overtakes $50 Million Milestone
June 25, 2018----WBI Investments, Inc., a leading provider of wealth-building strategies targeting an optimal blend of bear market protection and bull market return, today announced the WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF (WBIY) has surpassed $50 million in assets under management.
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ETFGI reports that ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of $1.41 Bn US dollars during May 2018
June 25, 2018--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gathered US$1.41 Bn in net inflows in May 2018. YTD 2018 net inflows are at US$7.97 Bn, which is less than the US$9.12 Bn in net inflows at this point last year. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
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Arrow Investments Trust files with the SEC-Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF
June 25, 2018--Arrow Investments Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF.
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Sprott files with the SEC
June 25, 2018--Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc.has filed an Amendment No. 2 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Announces the Transfer of the HYLD ETF, an industry leading Income Payer from Advisor Shares (NYSE Arca: HYLD)
June 22, 2018-- The Fund was the first actively managed U.S. Corporate High Yield bond ETF launched back in 2010
Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC (ETC), a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with Eve Capital, today announced the transfer of the HYLD-The Peritus High Yield ETF (NYSE Arca: HYLD) to the ETC ELF Trust, previously known as the AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF.
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U.S. Fund-Flows Weekly Report: Money Market Funds Suffer Significant Net Outflows
June 22, 2018--Thomson Reuters Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) had net-negative flows of $51.6 billion for the fund-flows week ended Wednesday, June 20. The week's net outflows were driven by money market funds, which saw over $51 billion leave their coffers.
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Thomson Hine-SEC to Consider ETF Rule Proposal at June 28, 2018 Open Meeting
June 22, 2018--On June 20, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it will hold an open meeting on Thursday, June 28, 2018, where it is expected to propose the long-awaited "ETF rule."
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Corporate ETF
June 22, 2018-iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Corporate ETF.
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Franklin Templeton files with the SEC-Franklin Latin America ETF
June 22, 2018--Franklin Templeton ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Latin America ETF.
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Franklin Templeton files with the SEC-Franklin South Africa ETF
June 22, 2018--Franklin Templeton ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin South Africa ETF.
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Franklin Templeton files with the SEC-Franklin Saudi Arabia ETF
June 22, 2018--Franklin Templeton ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Saudi Arabia ETF.
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American Century ETF Trust files with the SEC-American Century Diversified Municipal Bond ETF
June 22, 2018--American Century ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Century Diversified Municipal Bond ETF.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with the SEC
June 22, 2018--Tidal ETF Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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Vident Advisory, LLC files with the SEC
June 22, 2018--Vident Advisory, LLC has filed an application for exem[ptive relief with the SEC.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X TargetIncomeTM 5 ETF
June 22, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X TargetIncomeTM 5 ETF.
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AdvisorShares Active ETF Report-April Showers Bring May Flows
June 22, 2018--Month ending 05.31.2018
In May, assets in actively managed ETFs grew by $2.74 billion, or 4.85%, to reach a net total of $56.42 billion. The month witnessed a gain of four funds and a loss of one fund, which boosts the number of actively managed ETFs to 226.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
June 22, 108--The current reports for the week of June 22, 2018 are now available.
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Horizons ETF Trust I Announces Change in Senior Leadership
June 21, 2018--Horizons ETF Trust I (the "Trust") today announced key leadership changes to the Trust's officers. Mr. Jonathan Molchan, who serves as the portfolio manager to each of the four current series of the Trust (the "Funds"), has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trust.
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John Hancock files with the SEC-John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF
June 21, 2018--John Hancock Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF.
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The Rogers AI Global Macro ETF, Ticker: BIKR Launches
June 21, 2018--Ocean Capital Advisors LLC, in partnership with ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), launches the Rogers AI Global Macro ETF (NYSE Arca: BIKR), a global macro ETF of ETFs. BIKR seeks to provide investors with an optimally weighted global portfolio-holding primarily single-country ETFs-based on macroeconomic factors by leveraging the capabilities of AI and the multi-decade expertise of Jim Rogers to find, track and project leading economic indicators.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF
June 21, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF.
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FlexShares files with the SEC-FlexShares(R) High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index Fund
June 21, 2018--FlexShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the FlexShares(R) High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index Fund.
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Horizons ETFs Launches Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF
June 21, 2018--ETF gives investors access to the rapidly growing "Blockchain Ecosystem"
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") has launched the Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF ("BKCH"). Units of the exchange traded fund ("ETF") will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"), under the ticker symbol BKCH.
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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC-Rogers AI Global Macro ETF
June 21, 2018--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Rogers AI Global Macro ETF.
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Exchange Listed Funds files with the SEC-Peritus High Yield ETF
June 21, 2018--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Peritus High Yield ETF.
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AdvisorShares files with the SEC-2 Dorsey Wright ETFs
June 21, 2018--AdvisorShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Post-Effective Amendment No. 128 relates to the AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Micro-Cap ETF and AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF.
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Purpose Investments announces the launch of new ETF series of Purpose Managed Duration Investment Grade Bond Fund
June 21, 2018--Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the initial public offering of ETF shares of Purpose Managed Duration Investment Grade Bond Fund ("the Fund").
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Solactive releases Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index to serve as the underlying index for the Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF (BKCH)
June 21, 2018--Following the successful launch of a series of index strategies targeting themes related to disruptive technology and innovation, Solactive is introducing the Solactive Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index (the "Index").
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Investor protection rule is dead
June 21, 2018--A decision by a U.S. court effectively put an end to the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule that would require all financial advisors to act in clients' best interests with regard to retirement accounts
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise Global Water ESG Fund
June 20, 2018--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise Global Water ESG Fund.
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American Century ETF Trust files with the SEC-American Century Quality Diversified International ETF
June 20, 2018--American Century ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Century Quality Diversified International ETF.
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Man Behind an ETF of the ETF-Industry Wants to Help Others Get in the Game
June 20, 2018--Toroso Investments wants to become a white-label ETF issuer
Firm hires Direxion's Falkeis to run rebranded consulting unit
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Reality Shares Launches First-Ever China Blockchain ETF
June 20, 2018--BCNA offers exposure to Chinese companies at the forefront of the burgeoning blockchain technology ecosystem
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Vanguard To Transfer Exchange Listing Of Total Bond Market ETF To Nasdaq
June 20, 2018--Vanguard today announced plans to transfer the listing of the $36.7 billion Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) from NYSE Arca to Nasdaq on or about July 26, 2018. Until that time, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF will continue to trade on NYSE Arca.
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E*TRADE Adds Several of Today's Most Popular ETFs to Commission-Free ETF Lineup
June 20, 2018--E*TRADE Adds Several of Today's Most Popular ETFs to Commission-Free ETF Lineup
E*TRADE is now the only major online broker to offer Vanguard ETFs commission-free.
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Arrow ETF Trust files with the SEC-Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF
June 20, 2018--Arrow ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF.
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Arrow Investments Trust files with the SEC
June 20, 2018--Arrow Investments Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF.
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A Big Cannabis Compromise in the Works?
June 20, 2018--The upside potential of the cannabis industry remains enormous. However, the fact of the matter is that marijuana remains federally illegal in the United States. While sensationalism may appear to constantly dominate the news cycle, we may have received more clarity during the last week and a half regarding the prospects of the broader U.S cannabis industry perhaps than any other time in recent history.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF
June 20, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF.
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Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting
June 20, 2018-- Equity exchange-traded funds, which draw a diverse set of clients including fast-trading hedge funds, attracted $7.54 billion of net new cash in the week ended June 13, according to Investment Company Institute data released on Wednesday.
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Cboe VIX logs orderly June settlement
June 20, 2018--The Cboe Volatility Index .VIX, Wall Street's so-called "fear gauge," logged an orderly monthly settlement on Wednesday, which is likely to help allay concerns that the index is manipulated on settlement days.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
June 20, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF
June 19, 2018--iShares has file a post-effective amendment, registratin statement with the SEC for the iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF.
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Janus Detroit Street Trust files with the SEC-Janus Henderson Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF
June 19, 2018--Janus Detroit Street Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Janus Henderson Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF.
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State Street Global Advisors Launches Communication Services Select Sector SPDR(R) ETF
June 19, 2018--Newest SPDR ETF Keeps Industry's Largest Sector Suite Aligned with Upcoming GICS Changes
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the launch of the Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLC).
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Reality Shares files with the SEC-Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF
June 19, 2018--Reality Shares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF.
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OSI ETF Trust files with the SEC-O'Shares ETFs
June 19, 2018--OSI ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Defiance ETFs files with the SEC
June 19, 2018--Defiance ETFs has filed an amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update-Week Ending 6/15/2018
June 19, 2018--Assets in actively managed ETFs added $376 million last week to reach $57.54 billion in total net assets.
ARK Investment led new AUM growth with $128 million followed by JP Morgan, which gained $97 million.
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Investors, Innovation, and Performance Top SEC's Draft Strategic Plan
June 19, 2018-The Securities and Exchange Commission today published a draft strategic plan that focuses on investors, innovation, and performance as the top strategic goals in coming years.
The SEC is seeking public comment on the proposed draft that will guide the SEC's priorities through FY 2022.
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Exchanges, industry group petitions SEC to create committee on options market
June 19, 2018--A group of market participants led by Cboe Global Markets has asked the SEC for permission to create a committee to analyze potential changes and improvements to the U.S. options market.
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Big ticket' trades made possible by bond ETF liquidity
June 19, 2018-- Exchange traded funds are revolutionising stock markets, regularly accounting for a third of all US equity trades and growing rapidly in...
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BlackRock to Shut 16 ETFs Focused on Smart Beta, Multifactor
June 19, 2018-BlackRock Inc. will shutter 16 exchange-traded funds in smart-beta and multifactor strategies a few months after introducing a lineup of artificial intelligence-driven products.
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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Launches US REIT ETF based on MSCI US REIT Index
June 18, 2018--JPMAM launches BBRE, based on MSCI US REIT Index
J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced today the launch of the JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI US REIT ETF (BBRE), which seeks to replicate the performance of the MSCI US REIT Index.
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Horizons ETFs Offers More Ways to Gain Exposure to Marijuana Equities
June 18, 2018--Futures contracts on the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (HMMJ) begin trading today.
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs" or the "Manager") is pleased to announce new developments with its suite of Marijuana-focused exchange traded funds ("ETFs").
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American Century ETF Trust files with the SEC-American Century Growth ETF
June 18, 2018--American Century ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Century Growth ETF.
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T. Rowe Price files with the SEC
June 18, 2018--T. Rowe Price has filed a third amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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BlackRock Is Offering a Free Perk That Lets It See Inside Your Portfolio
June 18, 2018--Free risk-assessment tool for financial advisers is part of an effort to sell more funds to individual investors
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J.P. Morgan files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI US REIT ETF
June 18, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Post-Effective Amendment No. 186 relates to theJPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI US REIT ETF.
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Gabelli NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Gabelli Pet Parents'TM NextSharesTM
June 18, 2018--Gabelli NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Gabelli Pet Parents'TM NextSharesTM.
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J.P. Morgan files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF
June 18, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Post-Effective Amendment No. 185 relates to the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF.
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J.P. Morgan files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF.
June 18, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Post-Effective Amendment No. 184 relates to the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Europe ETF.
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Alps files with the SEC-ALPS Clean Energy ETF
June 18, 2018--Alps ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ALPS Clean Energy ETF.
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