J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-continued

March 8, 2018--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Columbia ETF Trust I files with the SEC
March 15, 2019--Columbia ETF Trust I has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-3 Defiance ETFs
March 15, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF
Defiance Junior Robotics ETF
Defiance Junior Cloud Computing and Big Data ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 15, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 15, 2019 are now available.
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The Effect of Government Debt on Interest Rates: Working Paper 2019-01
March 14, 2019--On average over the long term, each increase of 1 percentage point in federal debt as a percentage of GDP boosts interest rates by 2 to 3 basis points, CBO estimates.
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KraneShares files with the SEC-2 KFA ETFs
March 14, 2019--KraneShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
KFALarge Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF
KFASmall Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Genomics and Immuno Biopharma ETF
March 14, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Genomics and Immuno Biopharma ETF.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Eaton Vance Global Income Builder NextShares
March 14, 2019--Eaton Vance NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Eaton Vance Global Income Builder NextShares.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Eaton Vance Floating-Rate NextShares
March 14, 2019--Eaton Vance NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Eaton Vance Floating-Rate NextShares.
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John Hancock Investments Launches John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF Completing its Multifactor Sector ETF Suite
March 13, 2019--John Hancock Multifactor ETF Designed by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Provides Access to Companies in the New Communication Services Sector
John Hancock Investments today announced the John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF (nyse arca:JHCS) began trading on March 13, 2019.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-4 Innovator IBD(R) ETFs
March 14, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator IBD(R) 50 ETF
Innovator IBD(R) ETF Leaders ETF
Innovator Loup Frontier Tech ETF
Innovator IBD Breakout Opportunities ETF.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC
March 14, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders 1-5 Year U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
March 14, 2019--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan BetaBuilders 1-5 Year U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF.
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Blue Star Indexes-Israeli Stocks Maintain Outperformance vs. Major Market Indexes in 2019; Israeli Tech Hits New All-Time High; Cyber and Real Estate Continue to Shine
March 14, 2019--Israel Equity Review & Outlook-March2019
Israeli stocks, as defined by the BlueStar Israel Global Index(R) (BIGI(R)), outpaced all major market indexes in January, posting a solid 10.68% gain. BIGI(R), now nearly recovered from the December sell-off, extended its 2018 dominance against MSCI EAFE by an additional 4.09% YTD.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Equity ETF
March 14, 2019--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Equity ETF.
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USCF Announces Options Trading on the United States 3x Oil Fund and the United States 3x Short Oil Fund (NYSE Arca: USOU, USOD)
March 14, 2019--USCF today announced the availability of options trading on the United States 3x Oil Fund (NYSE Arca: USOU) and the United States 3x Short Oil Fund (NYSE Arca: USOD) on NYSE American Options. Both USOU and USOD are exchange-traded products that are designed to reflect 3x and-3x, respectively, the daily price movements of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) light, sweet crude oil.
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Brazil: Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery
March 14, 2019--Summary:
Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom. Reasons for the historic bust following a boom are manifold.
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CBOE Will Not List Bitcoin Futures in March, Cites Need to Assess Crypto Derivatives
March 14, 2019--The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will not add a new Bitcoin (BTC) futures market in March, the firm said in a statement on March 14.
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JPMorgan Goes Low In Search Of ETF Growth
March 14, 2019--JPMorgan Asset Management (JPAM) unit entered the exchange traded funds business late relative to larger rivals. The firm's willingness to compete with entrenched players on fees and populate its funds with existing client assets has helped the issuer ascend to the tenth spot among U.S. ETF sponsors.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC- NetLease Corporate Real Estate ETF
March 13, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the NetLease Corporate Real Estate ETF.
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FlexShares files with the SEC
March 13, 2019--FlexShares Trust has filed a post-effective amedment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Absolute Shares Trust files with the SEC-6 WBI BullBear ETFs
March 13, 2019--Absolute Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US Total Return ETF
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US 1000 ETF
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US 2000 ETF
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US 1000 Total Return ETF
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US 2000 Total Return ETF
WBI BullBear Trend Switch US 3000 Total Return ETF.
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BlackRock files with the SEC-BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF
March 13, 2019--BlackRock has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II files with the SEC- First Trust Indxx NextG ETF
March 13, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Indxx NextG ETF (formerly First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund).
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The FORUM at ETF Research Center-Is My ETF Priced Right? Look at the Comps
March 13, 2019--In real estate, buyers and sellers often look to "comps" to help determine a home's value. Comps are usually an average price at which similar homes in the area have sold in the recent past. Since a home is most people's largest investment, buyers are keen to get good value for their money.
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Salt Financial Launches Low Volatility ETF Powered By truBetaTM
March 13, 2019--Data, Index, and ETF provider debuts diversified ETF for conservative, risk averse investors
Salt Financial LLC, a provider of data, ETF, and index products, today announced the launch of the Salt Low truBetaTM US Market ETF (Ticker: LSLT). The new offering uses the firm's proprietary truBetaTM forecast and is designed to target low volatility and beta stability.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Hoya Capital Housing ETF
March 13, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Hoya Capital Housing ETF.
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Virtus ETF Trust II files with the SEC-Virtus Seix Senior Loan ETF
March 13, 2019--Virtus ETF Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus Seix Senior Loan ETF.
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First Trust Board Approves Reorganization of First Trust Heitman Global Prime Real Estate ETF into First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund
March 13, 2019--First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announced today that the Board of Trustees of First Trust Heitman Global Prime Real Estate ETF (NYSE Arca: PRME), an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF"), managed by FTA, approved the reorganization of PRME into First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund (NYSE Arca: FFR), an index based ETF managed by FTA.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 13, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Lack of Education, Demand for Alternative Strategies & More: The Next Big Trends in the ETF Industry
MArch 13, 2019--All signs point to the ETF industry searching for its next pivot point. To kick us off in 2018, we saw the continued trajectory toward new equity index ETF products first led by the roll-out of blockchain ETFs.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF
March 12, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the RYZZ Managed Futures Strategy Plus ETF.
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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC-Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF
March 12, 2019--DBX ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC
March 12, 2019--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II files with the SEC
March 12, 2019-Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-LeaderSharesTM AlphaFactor(R) US Core Equity ETF
March 12, 2019--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LeaderSharesTM AlphaFactor(R) US Core Equity ETF.
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Salt Funds Trust files with the SEC-Salt Low truBetaTM US Market ETF
March 12, 2019--Salt Trust Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statemeent with the SEC for the Salt Low truBetaTM US Market ETF.
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SEC: Fee Rate Advisory #2 For Fiscal Year 2019
March 12, 2019--The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that starting on April 16, 2019, the fee rates applicable to most securities transactions will be set at $20.70 per million dollars.
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Canadian securities regulators seek comment on the internalization of trade orders
March 12, 2019--The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today published for comment the Joint CSA/IIROC Consultation Paper 23-406 Internalization within the Canadian Equity Market. The consultation paper seeks feedback in response to concerns regarding the internalization of orders within the Canadian equity market.
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2 ETFs focused on Japan launched by iShares
March 11, 2019--BlackRock's iShares has introduced two exchange-traded funds with different approaches to exposure to Japanese equities.
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Invesco celebrates 20th anniversary of QQQ
March 11, 2019--Invesco has celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the launch of the Invesco QQQ, its giant Nasdaq 100 ETF.
Introduced on 10 March 1999, QQQ has become the sixth largest ETF globally,with $66 billion in assets under management, and has one of the longest performance histories available in an ETF.
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JP Morgan is about to launch the lowest-fee way to bet on the entire US stock market
March 11, 2019--J.P. Morgan is about to launch the JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Equity ETF with a fee of 0.02 percent.
That makes the broad U.S. stock market fund cheaper than similar ETFs from Vanguard, Schwab and BlackRock's iShares.
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-Affinity World Leaders Equity ETF
March 11, 2019--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Affinity World Leaders Equity ETF.
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Salt Funds Trust files with the SEC-Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF
March 11, 2019--Salt Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF.
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Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC
March 11, 2019--Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Post Net Inflows Paced by Money Market Funds
March 11, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) took in almost $20.3 billion in net new money for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, March 6. Net inflows were driven by money market funds (+$28.0 billion), while municipal bond funds contributed $798 million to the total. Equity funds (-$7.0 billion) and taxable bond funds (-$1.5 billion) both saw money leave their coffers.
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ProShares Trust II files with the SEC
March 8, 2019--ProShares Trust II has filed a Form S-1, registration statement with the SEC.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 8, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 8, 2019 are now available.
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SEC moves to change broker-quote rule called susceptible to penny-stock fraud
March 8, 2019--The US Securities and Exchange Commission has taken the first step to changing a longstanding broker-quote rule to try to protect individual investors without harming capital formation in the wake of numerous penny-stock trading suspensions.
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ProShares Trust II files with the SEC
March 8, 2019--ProShares Trust II has filed a Form S-1, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Cboe Vest US Large Cap Premium Income ETF (EPIK)
March 8, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Cboe Vest US Large Cap Premium Income ETF (EPIK).
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-First Trust Deep Buffer July ETF
March 8, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Deep Buffer July ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-First Trust Buffer July ETF
March 8, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Buffer July ETF.
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SEC Launches Major Review of Equity Trading Rules
March 8, 2019-Regulatory framework must evolve, chairman says in speech
Measures that were positive in 2005 may no longer be, he says
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Clayton: SEC Plans to Update Equity Market Rules This Year
March 8, 2019--The plans address issues raised in a series of roundtables with market participants and investors last year. Last year the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Trading and Markets held a series of roundtables on issues related to structure of the U.S. equity market, including market data and access, thinly traded securities, and retail fraud and how to prevent it.
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Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust files with the SEC-2 ETFs
March 8, 2019--Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.This filing relates solely to the following series of the Registrant:
Invesco Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 ETF
Invesco Bloomberg Commodity Strategy ETF
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Invesco files with the SEC-Invesco India ETF
March 8, 2019--Invesco India Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Invesco India ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC CBOE Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF
March 8, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
March 8, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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FTSE Russell Blog-Gender equality-more to be done across the board
March 8, 2019--Index IDEA: US equity markets come together in times of stress
As the old saying,goes, birds of a feather flock together. According to new insight from Tabb Group, CME and FTSE Russell, this has also been true in US equity market indexes during times of market stress
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Procure ETF Trust II files with the SEC-Procure Space ETF (UFO)
March 8, 2019--Procure ETF Trust !! has filed a Pre--Effective Amendment No. 5, registration statement with the SEC for the Procure Space ETF (UFO).
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GSAM Launches ETFs to Track Motif Indexes That Focus on the Next Wave of Innovation
March 7, 2019--The Goldman Sachs Motif ETFs provide exposure to companies that are driving the long-term global impact of technology across sectors
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Vanguard Files For Its First Actively Managed ESG Fund
March 7, 2019--Vanguard today added to its current environmental, social, and governance (ESG) fund offerings with Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund. The new active equity fund will be managed by Wellington Management Company LLP and is expected to be available for investment in mid-2019.
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Direxion files with the SEC-7 PortfolioPlus ETFs
March 7, 2019--Direxion Shares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC-7 PortfolioPlus ETFs.
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ETFLogic Launches Advanced Analytics "Pages" Platform Providing Users With Unique Data Points on the US ETF Market
March 7, 2019--ETFLogic, the leading New York City-based ETF analytics and data technology company, today announced that ETFLogic Pages, a powerful new platform for discovering Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and uncovering investment trends, is now available for free.
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Direxion files with the SEC
March 7, 2019--Direxion Shares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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Vanguard files with the SEC-Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund
March 7, 2019--Vanguard Specialized Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund.
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Desjardins launches two RI ETFs
March 7, 2019--The ETFs track global and emerging market indices
Montreal-based Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM) has launched two ETFs that follow a responsible investment policy.
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Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-3 Innovation α(R) ETFs
March 7, 2019--Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Innovation α(R) United States ETF (INAU)
Innovation α(R) Global ETF (INAG)
Innovation α(R) Trade War ETF (TWAR).
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Columbia ETF Trust I files with the SEC
March 7, 2019--Columbia ETF Trust I has filed a third amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Exclusive: SEC scrutinizes fairness of stock exchange pricing
March 7, 2019--The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether the multi-tiered pricing system used by stock exchanges favors large brokers at the expense of small ones, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Tradeweb Markets Files for IPO, Months After Blackstone Deal
March 7, 2019--Tradeweb Markets Inc., the bond and derivative platform co-owned by financial-data platform Refinitiv, filed for a U.S. initial public offering, kicking off plans to go public five months after being acquired as part of a $17 billion buyout.
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for February 2019
March 7, 2019--The federal budget deficit was $537 billion for the first five months of fiscal year 2019. CBO estimates. $146 billion more than the deficit recorded during the same period last year. Revenues were $4 billion lower and outlays were $142 billion higher than during the first five months of 2018.
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The FED Beige Book-March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019--Overall Economic Activity
Economic activity continued to expand in late January and February, with ten Districts reporting slight-to-moderate growth, and Philadelphia and St. Louis reporting flat economic conditions. About half of the Districts noted that the government shutdown had led to slower economic activity in some sectors including retail, auto sales, tourism, real estate, restaurants, manufacturing, and staffing services.
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BlackRock steps up 'sin' stock and ESG disclosures
March 6, 2019--BlackRock is to make public how much each of its exchange traded funds are exposed to "sin stocks", such as tobacco producers and weapons makers, as well as how they score on environmental, social and governance principles.
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Swanest Helps Investors Paint a Holistic Picture of their Finances
March 6, 2019--Swanest Helps Investors Paint a Holistic Picture of their Finances Company launches global portfolio tracking service across any stocks, ETFs, mutual funds and cryptocurrencies
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US trade gap jumped to 10-year high; record gap with China
March 6, 2019--The U.S. trade deficit jumped nearly 19 percent in December, pushing the trade imbalance for all of 2018 to widen to a decade-long high of $621 billion. The gap with China on goods widened to an all-time record of $419.2 billion.
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CBO-The Budget Outlook for 2019 to 2029 in 16 Slides
March 6, 2019--CBO projects a 2019 deficit of $897 billion, equaling 4.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). The projected shortfall (adjusted to exclude the effects of shifts in the timing of certain payments) grows to 4.7 percent of GDP in 2029.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 6, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Yleana Advisors LLC files with the SEC
March 6, 2019--Yleana Advisors LLC has filed a third amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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Yleana Advisors LLC files with the SEC
March 6, 2019--Yleana Advisors LLC has filed a third amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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VanEck Announces Changes to VanEck Vectors(R)ETF Product Line
March 5, 2019--VanEck, one of the largest providers of exchange traded funds ("ETFs") in the U.S. and worldwide with approximately $47.8 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2019, announced today that it plans to close and liquidate three VanEck Vectors ETFs.
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Democrats Introduce Bill to Tax Stocks, Bonds, Derivatives
March 5, 2019--Lawmakers argue the bill would generate billions in revenue while reducing inequality and market volatility.
Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., introduced Tuesday the Wall Street Tax Act, legislation to tax the sale of stocks, bonds and derivatives at a rate of 10 cents per $100 of transactions, with the goal of reducing "speculative trading."
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Evolve Marijuana ETF is top-performing TSX-listed equity ETF over past year
March 5, 2019--Evolve ETFs ("Evolve") is pleased to announce that for the 12 month period ending February 28, 2019, the Evolve Marijuana ETF ("SEED") is Canada's top performer out of 504 equity ETFs listed on the TSX.1
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Defiance ETFs Launches the First 5G ETF (NYSE: FIVG) for 0.30%
March 5, 2019--Defiance ETFs has announced the launch of The Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF, the first 5G ETF (NYSE:FIVG) available for trading today, with an expense ratio of 0.30%
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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Announces Liquidation of Two Exchange-Traded Funds
March 5, 2019--Funds are expected to liquidate in April 2019
J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the upcoming liquidation and dissolution of two exchange-traded funds: JPMorgan Diversified Return International Currency Hedged ETF (JPIH) and JPMorgan Diversified Return Europe Currency Hedged ETF (JPEH) (collectively, the "Funds").
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Cboe Global Markets Reports February 2019 Trading Volume
March 5, 2019--Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, today reported February monthly trading volume.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 5, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 5, 2019 are now available.
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First Trust files with the SEC
March 4, 2019-First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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BNY Mellon DR Index Monthly Performance-February 2019
March 4, 2019--The BNY Mellon DR Index Monthly Performance for February 2019 report is now available.
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ALPS Advisors, Inc. to Close an Exchange Traded Fund
March 4, 2019--ALPS Advisors, Inc., acquired by SS&C, providing products and services to the financial services industry, today announced The Fund-Workplace Equality Portfolio (NYSE ARCA: EQLT)-will close to new investors on April 25, 2019 and liquidate on April 29, 2019.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Record Net Positive Flows as All Asset Groups Contribute
March 4, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) took in more than $15.9 billion in net new money for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, February 27. All four asset groups recorded net positive flows for the week, led by money market funds (+$7.6 billion), while taxable bond funds, equity funds, and municipal debt funds posted net inflows of $4.3 billion, $2.3 billion, and $1.7 billion, respectively.
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State Street Announces Changes to 2 High Yield Bond ETFs: Portfolio Products
March 4, 2019--Also, United Capital added SpiderRock And iCapital Network strategies to its investment platform.
State Street Global Advisors announced several enhancements to two high yield bond ETFs with a combined $8.8 billion in assets.
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BlackRock ETF Trust files with the SEC-BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF
March 4, 2019--BlackRock ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment no.1, registration statement with the SEC for the BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Genomics & Biotechnology ETF
March 4, 2019-Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Genomics & Biotechnology ETF.
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Largest Gold ETF Shrinks Most in Year as Trade Tensions Ease
March 4, 2019--Investors yanked almost $500 million from State Street fund
Stronger dollar and stocks are also cutting demand for bullion
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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC- Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF
March 4, 2019--DBX ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF.
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Legg Mason files with the SEC
March 4, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to Legg Mason Developed ex-US Diversified Core ETF, Legg Mason Emerging Markets Diversified Core ETF, Legg Mason US Diversified Core ETF, Legg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETF, Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF, Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF and Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III files with the SEC
March 4, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Canadian cannabis fund returns 50% in two months
March 2, 2019--Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index set to be country's second most profitable ETF.
The world's first cannabis exchange traded fund is set to become the second most profitable ETF in Canada after returning more than 50 per cent so far this year.
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Deconstruction site: Building an ETF portfolio
March 1, 2019--In? Or Out? Country Inclusion in Fixed Income Global Indexes
Index classification processes are complex. But the details have real implications for investors and markets, say Scott Harman and Nikki Stefanelli.
Index IDEA: The small cap pivot
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Federal Reserve Considering to Add Bitcoin Crash to Its Stress Tests
March 1, 2019--If approved, the amendments will come into effect from April 1st.
The United States Federal Reserve is considering to include cryptocurrency market crash as one of the risks for conducting its supervisory stress tests.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-3 Defiance ETFs
March 1, 2019---ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for
Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF
Defiance Junior Robotics ETF
Defiance Junior Cloud Computing and Big Data ETF.
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O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, LLC files with the SEC
March 1, 2019--O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, LLC has filed an amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Salt Funds Trust files with the SEC-Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF
March 1, 2019--Salt Funds Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 1, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 1, 2019 are now available.
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State Street Global Advisors Continues to Strengthen its High Yield Fixed Income ETF Offering
March 1, 2019--Enhancements to two SPDR Fixed Income ETFs designed to meet evolvingneeds of today's investors
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of StateStreet Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced several enhancements totwo high yield bond ETFs with a combined $8.8 billion in assets.
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Nushares ETF Trust files with the SEC-Nuveen ESG High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
March 1, 2019--Nushares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Nuveen ESG High Yield Corporate Bond ETF.
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SPDR(R) Series Trust files with the SEC-SPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETF
March 1, 2019--SPDR(R) Series Trust has filed a Form 497K with the SEC for the SPDR ICE BofAML Crossover Corporate Bond ETF.
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Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs files with the SEC-5 Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg K-1 Free ETFs
March 1, 2019--Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF (formerly, ETFS Bloomberg All Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF)
Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Longer Dated Strategy K-1 Free ETF (formerly, ETFS Bloomberg All Commodity Longer Dated Strategy K-1 Free ETF)
Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg Agriculture Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF (formerly, ETFS Bloomberg Agriculture Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF)
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FQF Trust files with the SEC-2 AGFiQ ETFs
March 1, 2019--FQF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AGFiQ Dynamic Hedged U.S. Equity ETF
AGFiQ Global Infrastructure ETF.
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Introducing a new series of multi-asset benchmarks for US Investors
February 28, 2019--FTSE Russell has launched a new set of benchmarks designed to represent the performance of US multi-asset investment portfolios across objectively-defined risk tolerance profiles.
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ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Latin America rises to US$9.5 billion in January 2019
February 28, 2019--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Latin America saw net outflows of US$US$5.61 million in January, bringing year-to-date net outflows to US$5.61 million.
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Fidelity Continues to Strengthen Its Commission-Free ETF Line-up withLaunch of Three New Factor ETFs
February 28, 2019--FidelityInvestments(R), one of the industry’s leading providers ofexchange traded funds (ETFs) with more than $380 billion in ETF assetsunder administrationi, today announced an expansion of itsETF lineup with the introduction of three multi-factor ETFs: FidelitySmall-Mid Factor ETF (FSMD), Fidelity Targeted International Factor ETF(FDEV) and Fidelity Targeted Emerging Markets Factor ETF (FDEM).
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-LeaderSharesTM AlphaFactor(R) US Core Equity ETF
February 28, 2019--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LeaderSharesTM AlphaFactor(R) US Core Equity ETF.
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC
February 28, 2019--ETFis Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC-Virtus WMC Risk-Managed Alternative Equity ETF
February 28, 2019--ETFis Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus WMC Risk-Managed Alternative Equity ETF.
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-Affinity World Leaders Equity ETF
February 28, 2019--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Affinity World Leaders Equity ETF.
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'Investing on steroids' pays off as thematic ETFs trounce market
February 28, 2019--For returns more than triple the stock market average so far this year, look no further than a quirky group of exchange-traded funds that bet on the latest investment fads.
The top three performing US-listed, non-leveraged ETFs this year are so-called thematic funds-or niche products that focus on categories.
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NYSE Dumps Bots for Humans to Make ETF Trading Smoother
February 28, 2019--Trading venue wants to list the funds on its main exchange
Bond, commodity and currency ETFs can switch from NYSE Arca
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-2 AAM S&P 500 ETFs
February 28, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the AAM S&P 500 High Dividend Value ETF
AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF.
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The FORUM at ETF Research Center-Beyond ETF Fees: Total Cost of Ownership
February 28, 2019--In the war for assets, many of the largest ETF issuers appear to be waging a fierce battle over fees, constantly "one-upping" each other by lowering costs. But even though fund expenses may be the most visible cost to investors, they are not the only costs. Sometimes they're not even the biggest costs.
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Horizons launches tax-efficient preferred shares index ETF
February 27, 2019--HLPR is part of the firm's family of total return index ETFs
Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. has launched a preferred shares index ETF, the investment manager announced Wednesday.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III files with the SEC
February 27, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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First Trust files with the SEC
February 27, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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CBO-The Economic Outlook for 2019 to 2029 in 21 Slides
February 27, 2019--Summary
Real gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow by 2.3 percent in 2019-down from 3.1 percent in 2018-as the effects of the 2017 tax act on the growth of business investment wane and federal purchases, as projected under current law, decline sharply in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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CME Electronic Futures Trading Resumes After Halt Blamed on 'Technical Issues'
February 27, 2019--Problem started at 7:39 p.m. Eastern time and trading across all markets on CME's electronic platform was halted about 28 minutes later.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
February 27, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Horizons ETFs to track Solactive Index for Canadian Preferred Share ETF
February 27, 2019--Solactive is pleased to announce that Canadian ETF provider Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") utilizes the Solactive Laddered Canadian Preferred Share Index as the underlying index for the Horizons Laddered Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF ("HLPR"), which lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange today.
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Principal joins with Nasdaq Dorsey Wright on Dynamic Factor ETF Model
February 26, 2019--Principal has partnered with smart beta index provider Nasdaq Dorsey Wright to launch the all-ETF factor rotation model portfolio, which is comprised entirely of Principal's US Equity Factor ETFs
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Advisors Remain Stressed but Professionally Satisfied, Second Annual FlexShares Advisor Wellness Survey Finds
February 26, 2019--FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) today announced the results of their second annual financial advisor wellness survey, which found that advisors are 23 percent more stressed than the national average, down only slightly from last year's 25 percent, but nonetheless remain overwhelmingly satisfied with their career choice.
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Vanguard Ups the Ante in an ETF Race to Zero
February 26, 2019--Fees are coming down on 10 ETFs, with combined assets of almost $175 billion
Vanguard Group is cutting management fees on 10 exchange-traded funds, the latest money manager to trim fees on a host of investment products.
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It's Too Quiet When It Comes to Volatility for Some Analysts
February 26, 2019--Sundial sees setup as good for bonds, not for greenback
Cantor urges caution, while BTIG sees a chance for upside
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Fidelity files with the SEC-3 ETFs
February 26, 2019-Fidelity Covington Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Fidelity Small-Mid Factor ETF
Fidelity Targeted Emerging Markets Factor ETF
Fidelity Targeted International Factor ETF.
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Fed's Powell predicts solid but slower growth in 2019
February 26, 2019--Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Tuesday the U.S. economy should keep expanding at a solid, though somewhat slower pace this year. But he warned of growing risks, including a global slowdown, volatile financial markets and uncertainty about U.S. trade policy.
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FlexShares files with the SEC
February 26, 2019--FlexShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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NAACP Infusing Social Justice Into Wall Street With Historic Bell Ringing
February 26, 2019--Group Joins Impact Shares in Highlighting NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF (NYSE Arca: NACP)
Discussion on "Using Capital Markets to Create Social Equity" to Precede Event
Impact Shares, the first 501(c)(3) nonprofit exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform, will join the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in ringing the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
February 26, 2019--The current reports for the week of February 26, 2019 are now available.
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Collaborative Investment Series Trust files with the SEC-Actively Managed ETFs
February 25, 2019--Collaborative Investment Series Trust has filed an amendment No. 1 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-Actively Managed ETFs.
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John Hancock files with the SEC-John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF
February 25, 2019--John Hancock Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the John Hancock Multifactor Media and Communications ETF.
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SoFi planning its first no-cost ETFs, per filings
February 25, 2019--The first free exchange-traded fund is on its way.
Social Finance Inc., the online lender known as SoFi, is helping start two new ETFs that won't charge a management fee, according to regulatory filings. The funds, which plan to waive charges for at least the first year, will focus on U.S. stocks.
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A Chinese Brokerage for U.S. Stocks Seeks a Nasdaq Listing
February 25, 2019--Owner of online-trading platform Tiger Brokers plans to raise up to $150 million in ne of China's largest and fastest-growing online brokerages filed plans to go public in New York, offering a window into the world of Chinese investors who are increasingly trading U.S.-listed stocks.
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Warren Buffett's Letter: Big Stock Losses, the U.S. Budget Deficit and Jokes
February 23, 2019--The stock market rout that occurred at the end of last year hurt Berkshire Hathaway's 2018 profits, at least on paper.
The conglomerate controlled by Warren E. Buffett suffered losses of $25.4 billion in the fourth quarter, according to Berkshire's annual report that was released on Saturday.
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Invesco shuts down 19 ETFs
February 22, 2019--Invesco has spent years expanding its product range through acquisitions, including takeovers of Guggenheim and OppenheimerFunds, but this week dropped 19 exchange-traded funds from its product list.
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Fed says U.S. economy ended 2018 with solid but weakening growth
February 22, 2019--The U.S. economy maintained "solid" growth through the second half of 2018, likely expanding "just under" 3 percent for the year, though consumer and business spending had begun to weaken, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress.
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iShares U.S. ETF Trust files with the SEC
February 22, 2019--iShares U.S. ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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iShares files with the SEC
February 22, 2019--iShares, Inc. has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC
February 22, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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KraneShares files with the SEC-KraneShares Asia Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Index ETF
February 22, 2019--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KraneShares Asia Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Index ETF.
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CME Bitcoin Futures See Biggest Day Ever: Even in Midst of Bear Market
February 22, 2019--It isn't a secret that 2018's Bitcoin price crash deterred an array of investors. Bitcoin.info, a leading cryptocurrency analytics provider, has statistics that indicate mentions of the flagship cryptocurrency on Twitter are nearing levels seen in mid-2016, prior to the media ruckus seen during the most recent crypto bull run.
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Legg Mason files with the SEC
February 22, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC- Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF
February 22, 2019--DBX ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF.
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DWS Group Expands Liquid Real Assets Product Line-Up
February 22, 2019--Xtrackers repurposes ETF to provide access to publicly traded international real estate securities
DWS Group today announced that as of Feb. 22, 2019, the Xtrackers MSCIAsia Pacific ex Japan Hedged Equity ETF (NYSE Arca: DBAP) will changeits name to Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF (NYSE Arca: HAUZ)and will switch its underlying index to the iSTOXX Developed andEmerging Markets ex USA PK VN Real Estate Index.
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CFTC Commitments Of Traders Reports Update
February 22, 2019--The current reports for the week of February 22, 2019 are now available.
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WisdomTree Trust files with the SEC-WisdomTree Modern Tech Platforms Fund
February 21, 2019--WisdomTree Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Modern Tech Platforms Fund.
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Investors Don't Want to Replace You With a Robot: MDRT Survey
February 21, 2019--But many advisors are missing out on technology that could help improve their service, respondents said.
Americans have not outgrown human advisors, according to a study by Million Dollar Round Table. Rather, the study finds that their preference lies in combining the personal touch of an advisor alongside cutting-edge technology.
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Fidelity Posts Record Revenue, Profit Despite Market Swoon
February 21, 2019--Firm's operating income rose 19% to $6.3 billion in 2018, and revenue increased 12% to $20.4 billion
Fidelity Investments posted record operating profits and revenue for a third-straight year even as a stock-market selloff late last year shrunk the value of the assets it manages for clients.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify International Online Retail ETF
February 21, 2019--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Amplify International Online Retail ETF.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Despite a Good Week for the Market, Equity Funds Suffer Net Redemptions
February 21, 2019--For the first week in three, investors were overall net redeemers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), withdrawing $9.1 billion for Lipper's fund-flows week ended February 20. 2019.
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Calvert Management Series files with the SEC
February 21, 2019--Calvert Management Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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The FORUM at ETF Research Center-Stock Locator Enhanced with Mutual Fund Data
February 21, 2019--Reducing single-stock risk through diversification is one of the most important benefits delivered to investors by mutual funds and ETFs. Yet these funds often have exposure to a stock that can run well into double-digits, meaning that when the stock takes a big hit-say due to an earnings miss-investors in those funds are going to notice!
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SPIKES Options Launched on MIAX
February 21, 2019--MIAX Options Executes Strategy to Transform Market as First True Competitor in Volatility Space
MIAX Options(R) on Tuesday began its first day of volatility options trading on the SPIKESTM Index (Ticker: SPIKE), an index designed with a fully-transparent process featuring pinpoint accuracy and radically faster dissemination.
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Merk Investments hires VP of Gold & Precious Metals Peter Maletis
February 21, 2019--Merk Investments(R) announced today that it has hired Peter Maletis as Vice President-Gold & Precious Metals Research. Mr. Maletis will be a member of Merk's Portfolio Management Group, primarily focusing on gold and precious metals companies.
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Insurers Are Still Wary of ETFs Despite Regulatory Overhaul
February 21, 2019--Almost 40% avoid using the funds, according to a new study
A change in rules was expected to boost use of debt ETFs
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Weak U.S. data underscore growing headwinds to economy
February 21, 2019--New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a sustained slowdown in business spending on equipment that could further crimp economic growth.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust II files with the SEC-Eaton Vance Oaktree Diversified Credit NextShares
February 20, 2019--Eaton Vance NextShares Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Eaton Vance Oaktree Diversified Credit NextShares.
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WisdomTree files with the SEC-WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund
February 20, 2019--WisdomTree Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund.
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SPDR Index Shares Funds files with the SEC
February 20, 2019--SPDR Index Shares Funds files with the SEC has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Select Sector SPDR(R) Trust files with the SEC
February 20, 2019--Select Sector SPDR(R) Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Fidelity Covington Trust files with the SEC-3 ETFs
February 20, 2019--Fidelity Covington Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Fidelity Small-Mid Factor ETF
Fidelity Targeted Emerging Markets Factor ETF
Fidelity Targeted International Factor ETF.
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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC- ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF
February 20, 2019--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF.
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Mutual Funds Attract Net New Money in January, While ETFs Suffer Net Redemptions
February 20, 2019--For the second month in three, investors were net purchasers of mutual fund assets, injecting $36.9 billion into the conventional funds business (excluding ETFs, which are reviewed in the section below) for January. Investors warmed to improved trade talks between the U.S. and China and more dovish Federal Reserve Board comments, pushing U.S. stocks to their best January returns in three decades.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
February 20, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available
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Eaton Vance files with the SEC
February 20, 2019--Eaton Vance Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, January 29-30, 2019
February 20, 2019--The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday released the attached minutes of the Committee meeting held on January 29-30, 2019.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gather US$413 million during January 2019
February 20, 2019--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of US$413 million in January.
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Franklin Templeton Introduces First Suite of Franklin LibertyShares(R) Low-Cost Regional and Country ETFs in Canada
February 20, 2019-- New suite includes first Japan passive ETF and Europe (ex. U.K.) passive ETF available on a Canadian exchange
Franklin Templeton today announced the expansion of its Franklin LibertyShares ETF offerings in Canada with its first suite of passive ETFs, providing investors exposure to a specific region or country at a low fee.
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Alpha Architect ETF Trust files with the SEC-Alpha Architect Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF
February 20, 2019--Alpha Architect ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Alpha Architect Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF.
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Oil off 2019 highs as U.S. crude stocks build, output hits record
February 20, 2019--Oil prices fell below 2019 highs on Thursday after U.S. government data showed a fifth weekly build in crude inventories and record production, while concerns about slowing global economic growth weighed.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF
February 20, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Mid-Cap ETF
February 20, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SC for the iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA Mid-Cap ETF.
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Some Dark Clouds on the Horizon for the U.S. Economy
February 20, 2019--By most accounts, the American economy is doing well. Jobs continue to be added at a robust pace, wage growth is accelerating, and the stock market has largely recovered from its late 2018 swoon. Yet a few recent pieces of data highlight potential trouble spots.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-7 Defiance ETFs
February 19, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC-7 Defiance ETFs.
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Countdown Restarts Today for SEC Decision on CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF
February 19, 2019--The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may make an initial decision on not one, but two different bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals by April 5.
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House bills would revisit regulation of cryptocurrencies
February 19, 2019--House bills with bipartisan support would direct regulators to examine new ways to oversee digital assets and protect them from manipulation, as some lawmakers strive to make financial technologies more mainstream.
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Home Press Release Middlefield Launches Actively Managed ETF Platform
February 19, 2019--Middlefield Group is pleased to announce the launch of a Exchange-Traded Funds ("ETFs") platform that will provide investors with professional active management within a cost-effective, investor-friendly structure.
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SEC Proposes to Expand "Test-the-Waters" Modernization Reform to All Issuers
February 19, 2019--The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose an expansion of a popular modernization reform that would permit investor views about potential offerings to be taken into account at an earlier stage in the process than is the case today. The new rule and related amendments would expand the "test-the-waters" accommodation-currently available to emerging growth companies or "EGCs"-to all issuers, including investment company issuers.
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CSOP ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 ETFs
February 19, 2019--CSOP ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the CSOP FTSE China A50 ETF and CSOP MSCI China A International Hedged ETF.
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ETFGI reports assets invested in US listed ETFs and ETPs rise to US$3.63 trillion at the end of January 2019
February 19, 2019--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in the US saw net outflows of US$1.56 billion in January.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify High Income ETF
February 19, 2019--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Amplify High Income ETF.
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The Eurekahedge Report-February 2019
February 19, 2019--Highlights from this month's report
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 2.32% in January, as the risk-on sentiment returned to the market, propelling the MSCI AC World Index (Local) up 7.36% during January. Throughout 2018, hedge fund managers posted losses of 4.08%, outperforming the global equity market which slumped 10.18% over the year.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Experience Significant Net Inflows for the Second Consecutive Week
February 16, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) took in almost $26.0 billion in net new money for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, February 13.
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