Global X files with the SEC-Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF-continued

March 13, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF.
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Pacer ETFs files with the SEC-4 CFRA-Stovall ETFs
April 17, 2018--Pacer ETFs 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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BMO Exhange Traded Funds files with the SEC-
April 17, 2018--BMO Exchange Traded Funds has filed a third amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Direxion files with the SEC-2 Robotics ETFs & 2 Daily Preferred Stock Bull ETFs
April 17, 2018--Direxion has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with tbe SEC for the Direxion Daily Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Automation Index Bull 2X Shares
Direxion Daily Preferred Stock Bull 2X Shares
Direxion Daily Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Automation Index Bull 3X Shares
Direxion Daily Preferred Stock Bull 3X Shares.
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CBO's Economic Forecast for the 2018-2028 Period
April 16, 2018--Last Monday, the Congressional Budget Office released The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028, the latest installment of an annual report explaining the agency's budget and economic projections.
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Treasury International Capital Data For February
April 16, 2018--The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February 2018. The next release, which will report on data for March 2018, is scheduled for May 15, 2018.
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ETF offering on the Vienna Stock Exchange now covers the entire world
April 16, 2018--100+ ETFs available on the Vienna Stock Exchange from Monday onwards
Risk diversification and minimization of expenses are the be-all and end-all of long-term investments
Global Fund Day & Vienna Stock Exchange Academy promote financial literacy
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-Peritus High Yield ETF
April 13, 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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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Commodity Optimized Trust
April 13, 2018--iShares has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Commodity Optimized Trust (formerly known as the iShares Dow Jones-UBS Roll Select Commodity Index Trust).
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U.S. Again Declines to Designate China as a Currency Manipulator
April 13, 2018--China remains on Treasury monitoring list, while India is added.
The U.S. Treasury passed up a formal opportunity to designate China a currency manipulator, though it faulted Beijing for doing too little to open its economy and retained China on a formal monitoring list for possibly receiving the designation in the future.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise Water Fund
April 12, 2018--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise Water Fund.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund
April 12, 2018--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-QuantX ETFs
April 12, 2018--Northern Lights Fund Trust IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing. This filing relates solely to QuantX Risk Managed Growth ETF. QuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Income ETF, QuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Total Return ETF, QuantX Risk Managed Real Return ETF, QuantX Dynamic Beta US Equity ETF.
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First Trust files with the SEC-First Trust Lunt U.S. Factor Rotation ETF
April 11, 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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Blue Tractor Group files with the SEC
April 11, 2018--Blue Tractor Group has filed a fifth amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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PGIM Investments enters the active ETF market with fixed income strategy
April 10, 2018--PGIM Investments has entered the exchange-traded fund space with the launch of the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF (NYSE ARCA:PULS).
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VanEck Launches Real Asset Allocation ETF to Combat Rising Inflation and Participate in Global Growth
April 10, 2018--VanEck today announced the launch of the VanEck Vectors® Real Asset Allocation ETF (NYSE Arca: RAAX), a fund that seeks long-term total return from exposure to a range of real assets, including commodities and companies involved in natural resources, real estate, and infrastructure, while mitigating downside risk.
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Pacer ETFs Announces New Fund Comprised of Veteran Friendly Companies
April 10, 2018--VETS tracks companies that support veterans, active service members and their families
Pacer ETFs is proud to announce the Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF (VETS) as the latest addition to its lineup. Its newest ETF seeks to track the total return performance of the Military Times Best for VETS IndexSM before fees and expenses.
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Gemini Exchange to Offer Cryptocurrency Block Trading
April 10, 2018--The digital asset exchange Gemini, run by the Winklevoss twins, will be offering investors the ability to place large orders outside of the exchange's order book.
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Big Bond Trades Would Stay Secret Under Proposal
April 9, 2018--Wall Street would get a break from reporting prices on trades over $10 million in pilot proposed by SEC advisory committee
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iShares Launches Commodities, Infrastructure ETFs
April 9, 2018--BlackRock, Inc., iShares unit, the world's largest issuer of exchange traded funds, added to its expansive lineup last week with the addition of two new funds.
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United States Commodity Index Funds Trust files with the SEC-USCF Canadian Crude Oil Index Fund
April 9, 2018--United States Commodity Index Funds Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment No. 2 to Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the USCF Canadian Crude Oil Index Fund.
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AQR Trust files with the SEC-Actively Managed ETFs
April 9, 2018--AQR Trust has filed a amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC for actively managed ETFs.
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AQR Trust files with the SEC
April 9, 2018--AQR Trust has filed a amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Elevation ETF Trust files with the SEC
April 9, 2018--Elevation ETF Trust has filed a application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Firstrade Offers Largest Commission-Free ETF Program with More Than 700 ETFs
April 9, 2018--Firstrade Securities, Inc., a leading online brokerage firm, has eliminated its commissions for more than 700 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) effective today, adding yet another significant value proposition for their customers.
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CBO-The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028
April 9, 2018--In CBO's projections, the economy grows relatively quickly this year and next and then more slowly in the following several years. The federal budget deficit rises substantially, boosting federal debt to nearly 100 percent of GDP by 2028.
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Amplify ETFs Announces Primary Listing Venue Change for Two ETFs
April 6, 2018--Amplify ETFs announced today that it plans to change the primary listing venue for two of its ETFs. The following funds are scheduled to move on or about April 19, 2018:
Ticker: DIVO
Fund Name: Amplify YieldShares CWP Dividend & Option Income ETF
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise Global Water ESG Fund
April 6, 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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Alps ETF Trust files with the SEC-ALPS Clean Energy ETF
April 6, 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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Intercontinental Exchange to buy Chicago Stock Exchange
April 6, 2018--The Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) said on Thursday it would be bought by NYSE-operator Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE.N) for an undisclosed amount, a month-and-a-half after U.S. regulators blocked the sale of CHX to China-based investors.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF
April 6, 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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PowerShares files with the SEC-PowerShares Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust
April 6, 2018--PowerShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC-Goldman Sachs Access Emerging Markets USD Bond ETF
April 6, 2018--Goldman Sachs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs Access Emerging Markets USD Bond ETF.
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BlackRock(R) Canada Completes Reclassification of Advisor Class Units to Common Units
April 6, 2018--BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock") (NYSE:BLK) today announces that it has completed the reclassification of all advisor class units of its exchange traded funds ("iShares ETFs") into common units of the same iShares ETF at the end of business today, April 6, 2018 (the "Reclassification Date").
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for March 2018
April 6, 2018-The federal budget deficit was $598 billion for the first half of fiscal year 2018, CBO estimates, $71 billion more than the shortfall recorded during the same period last year. Revenues and outlays were higher, by 2 percent and 5 percent, respectively, than they were during the first half of fiscal year 2017.
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SEC Quietly Puts Bitcoin ETF Proposals Back on the Table
April 6, 2018--The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has quietly begun considering two Bitcoin ETF proposals,public documents show.
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Thomson Reuters-U.S. Fund-Flows Weekly Report: Investors Continue to Flee Equity Funds
April 6, 2018--Thomson Reuters Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) suffered net outflows of $6.4 billion for the fund-flows week ended Wednesday, April 4. Equity funds (-$11.6 billion) were responsible for the overwhelming majority of the week's net outflows.
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JP Morgan's chief highlights ETF and index fund risks
April 5, 2018--In a letter to shareholders Jamie Dimon questions what would happen if ETF and index funds went into large liquidation.
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BlackRock Plans to Exclude Gun Makers, Sellers From Some Funds
April 5, 2018--Move by BlackRock comes in the wake of Florida shooting
Company also starting gun-free strategies for 401(k) plans
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Reality Shares files with the SEC-Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF
April 5, 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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iShares files with the SEC-iShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
April 5, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF.
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Pacer files with the SEC-Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF
April 5, 2018--Pacer has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Pacer Military Times Best Employers ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC
April 5, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the following series of the Registrant:
Global X MLP ETF
Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF
Global X SuperDividend
® Alternatives ETF
Global X U.S. Preferred ETF
Global X FinTech ETF
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF
April 5, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares MSCI USA Small-Cap ESG Optimized ETF.
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Canadian securities regulators report on climate change-related disclosure project
April 5, 2018--The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 Report on Climate change-related Disclosure Project. The report summarizes the findings of the CSA's previously announced project to review the disclosure by reporting issuers of risks and financial impacts associated with climate change, and outlines its plans for future work.
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DWS expands Xtrackers factor ETF suite
April 5, 2018--QARP to offer exposure to high-quality stocks with favorable valuations
DWS announced today the launch of a new quality factor exchange-traded fund (ETF)-Xtrackers Russell 1000 US QARP ETF (NYSE Arca:QARP).
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BlackRock-Client update on civilian firearms exposures in investment portfolios
April 5, 2018--BlackRock issued a client bulletin on March 2nd outlining our approach to companies that manufacture and sell civilian firearms. In that bulletin, we committed to addressing the issue of firearms companies held in index portfolios in two ways:
Offering our clients more choice of products that exclude firearms manufacturers and/or retailers.
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Little Harbor Advisors, LLC Launches the LHA Market StateTM U.S. Tactical ETF (Ticker Symbol: MSUS)
April 4, 2018--New ETF Uses Artificial Intelligence to Manage Net Exposure to the U.S. Equity Market
Investment firm Little Harbor Advisors, LLC has launched its first exchange-traded fund. The fund uses Bayesian statistical techniques to infer the probability of change in price direction of the broad U.S. equity market.
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Gabelli NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Gabelli Pet Parent FundTM-Companion Pets, Their Parents, and The Ecosystems
April 4, 2018--Gabelli NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment no.7, registration statement with the SEC for the Gabelli Pet Parent FundTM-Companion Pets, Their Parents, and The Ecosystems.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Technology ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Technology ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Media and Entertainment ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Media and Entertainment ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Innovative Healthcare ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Innovative Healthcare ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Healthcare Staples ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Healthcare Staples ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Financials ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Financials ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Discretionary Spending ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Discretionary Spending ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Evolved U.S. Consumer Staples ETF
April 4, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the iShares Evolved U.S. Consumer Staples ETF.
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PGIM ETF Trust files with the SEC-PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF
April 4, 2018-PGIM ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment no.2, registration statement with the SEC for the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
April 4, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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BNY Mellon DR Index Monthly Performance-March 2018
April 4, 2018--The BNY Mellon DR Index Monthly Performance for March 2018 report is now available.
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Learnedly launches the ETF Proficiency Course for Canadian Mutual Fund Dealer Representatives
April 4, 2018--Learnedly has newly launched the ETF Proficiency Course, an exchange traded funds (ETF) training course that follows the curriculum requirements set out by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) that allow mutual fund representatives to satisfy the proficiency requirements to offer ETFs to clients.
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Legg Mason ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 ClearBridge ETFs
April 4, 2018--Legg Mason ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF and ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF.
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New York Fed launches U.S. Libor contender, slow takeup seen
April 3, 2018--The New York Federal Reserve launched a benchmark U.S. rate on Tuesday to potentially replace Libor, and market participants hope it will prove more reliable after a long and complex switchover.
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CBO-H.R. 4790, Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act
April 3, 2018--Summary
The Volcker Rule restricts financial institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from engaging in certain proprietary trading of securities, derivatives, commodity futures, and options on those instruments. With some exceptions, the rule also prohibits those institutions from owning, sponsoring, or having certain relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds.
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Innovator ETFs Enters Agreement to Manage the Elkhorn Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical and Elkhorn S&P High Quality Preferred ETFs
April 3, 2018--Innovator Capital Management, LLC (Innovator) today announced an interim investment advisory agreement whereby Innovator will replace Elkhorn Investments as the investment adviser to the Elkhorn Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical ETF (LVHB) and Elkhorn S&P High Quality Preferred ETF (EPRF), effective as of April 1, 2018.
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OppenheimerFunds Celebrates Ten Years of Revenue Weighted ETFs
April 3, 2018--OppenheimerFunds, a leading global asset manager, is pleased to announce the ten-year anniversary of its three flagship Revenue Weighted ETFs:
Oppenheimer Large Cap Revenue ETF (RWL)
Oppenheimer Mid Cap Revenue ETF (RWK)
Oppenheimer Small Cap Revenue ETF (RWJ)
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Cboe Global Markets Reports March 2018 Trading Volume
April 3, 018--Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, today reported March monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC)/net revenue capture data at www.cboe.com/monthlyvolrpc.
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U.S. escalates China trade showdown with tariffs on $50 billion in imports
April 3, 2018--The Trump administration on Tuesday raised the stakes in a growing trade showdown with China, targeting 25 percent tariffs on some 1,300 industrial technology, transport and medical products to try to force changes in Beijing's intellectual property practices.
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BNP Paribas and Janus Henderson complete transaction transferring Janus Henderson's US middle and back office operations to BNP Paribas
April 3, 2018--BNP Paribas Securities Services, a leading global custodian with over $11.3 trillion in assets under custody, and Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE:JHG) (ASX:JHG), today announced that Janus Henderson's middle and back office operations in the US have been transferred to BNP Paribas, marking a major expansion of the bank in the country.
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AdvisorShares Weekly Market Review-Did Anyone Get The License Plate?
April 2, 2018--Highlights of the Week Ending 3/30/2018
Macro
Volatility finally came back this quarter starting in late January. The year started with a bang as the three major indexes had gains in the high single digits when they all peaked on January 26th. Then as the short volatility trade ended markets went on a roller coaster that persisted to the end of the quarter.
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Wall Street suffers correction for second time this year
April 2, 2018--Investors started the second quarter on a sour note as a more than 2 per cent drop dragged Wall Street back into correction territory and below key fundamental levels, while bond yields dropped to a two-month low.
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PowerShares files with the SEC-PowerShares Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust
March 30, 2018--PowerShares has filed a pre-effective amendment No. 1, registration statement with the SEC for the PowerShares Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust.
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BMO Exchange Traded Funds files with the SEC
March 30, 2018--BMO Exchange Traded Funds has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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ALPS ETF Trust files with the SEC
March 30, 2018--ALPS ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC
March 30, 2018--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-Saba Closed-End Funds ETF
March 30, 2018--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Saba Closed-End Funds ETF.
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VanEck Lowers Expense Ratio for VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC)
March 29, 2018--VanEck announced today that it is lowering the expense ratio for its VanEck Vectors(R)J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: EMLC (R)).
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Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. Announces Listing of Harvest Banks & Buildings Income ETF
March 29, 2018--Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. ("Harvest") is pleased to announce the completion of the initial offering of Class A Units of the Harvest Banks & Buildings Leaders Income ETF, pursuant to a prospectus dated January 26, 2018, filed with the securities regulatory authorities in all of the Canadian provinces and territories.
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FlexShares files with the SEC-FlexShares(R) High Yield Value-Scored US Bond Index Fund
March 29, 2018--FlexShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the FlexShares(R) High Yield Value-Scored US Bond Index Fund.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF
March 29, 2018--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF.
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DBX file with the SEC- Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF
March 29, 2018--DBX has filed a post-effective amendment,registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers MSCI China A Inclusion Equity ETF.
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Thomson Reuters-U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Politics, Trade Wars, and Facebook, Oh My: Equity Funds Hand Back $14.4 Billion for the Week
March 29, 2018--For the third week in a row investors were net redeemers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), withdrawing $11.9 billion. While fund investors were net redeemers of equity funds (-$14.4 billion), they padded the coffers of money market funds (+$2.4 billion), taxable bond funds (+$121 million), and municipal bond funds (+$37 million) for the fund-flows week ended March 28, 2018.
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OSC outlines key areas of focus for 2018-2019
March 29, 2018--The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today published for comment its 2018-2019 Draft Statement of Priorities. The draft includes 14 priority areas the OSC plans to focus on next fiscal year.
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Amplify ETFS to Liquidate the Amplify YieldShares Oil-Hedged MLP Income ETF (AMLX)
March 29, 2018--Amplify ETFs today announced the scheduled liquidation of the Amplify YieldShares Oil-Hedged MLP Income ETF (CBOE BZX: AMLX) (the "Fund").
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Muni Bond ETF
March 29, 2018-iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Validea Market Legends ETF
March 29, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Validea Market Legends ETF.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 28, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Renaissance Capital's 1Q18 IPO Market Review
March 28, 2018--Mega Deals Drive Biggest First Quarter in a Decade
The US IPO market had its best quarter by proceeds in three years, raising $15.6 billion with 43 IPOs. Several large deals, including well-known brands ADT and Hudson, resulted in the largest 1Q by proceeds since 2008.
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AdvisorShares Active ETF Report: February Flows Weren't Turbulent
March 28, 2018--Assets in actively managed ETFs grew by $990 million in February to reach $49.42 billion in total assets, overcoming the 10% market panic early in the month. Seven new active ETFs launched in February, including six new funds from Vanguard, which has now officially entered the active ETF space.
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U.S. fourth-quarter growth revised up to 2.9 percent; consumer spending surges
March 28, 2018--U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as the biggest gain in consumer spending in three years partially offset the drag from a jump in imports.
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Evolve ETFs and Foyston, Gordon & Payne Inc. File Final Prospectus for Evolve Active Core Fixed Income ETF
March 28, 2018--FIXD Will Begin Trading on the NEO Exchange on March 29, 2018
Evolve Funds Group Inc. ("Evolve ETFs") is pleased to announce that it has filed a final prospectus to launch the Evolve Active Core Fixed Income ETF ("FIXD"). Evolve ETFs has retained Foyston, Gordon & Payne Inc. ("FGP") to provide sub-advisory services to FIXD.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise Water Fund
March 28, 2018--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise Water Fund.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund
March 28, 2018--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-LHA Market StateTM U.S. Tactical ETF
March 28, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LHA Market StateTM U.S. Tactical ETF.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-5 QuantX ETFs
March 28, 2018--Northern Lights Fund Trust IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
QuantX Risk Managed Growth ETF
QuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Income ETF
QuantX Risk Managed Real Return ETF
QuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Total Return ETF

QuantX Dynamic Beta US Equity ETF.
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New Dynamic iShares Active ETF for Rising Interest Rate Environment
March 28, 2018--Dynamic Funds and BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada") today announced the launch of Dynamic iShares Active Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (TSX Ticker: DXV).
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Across Generations, Women Trail Men in Financial Knowledge-but the Gap May Be Closing
March 28, 2018--Women consistently lag behind men on financial and investor literacy scores across generations of boomers, gen Xers and millennials, according to a multi-year study by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
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Declining Fees Take Big Bite Out of Asset Manager Revenues
March 27, 2018--In an industry that has largely been immune to the so-called Walmart effect for decades, declining prices are hitting publicly traded asset managers hard, a new analysis finds.
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Wall Street rethinks blockchain projects as euphoria meets reality
March 27, 2018-- Wall Street has been much more excited about the system underpinning bitcoin than the cryptocurrency itself, but the global financial industry has not yet been able to do much with the technology known as blockchain.
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Canadian securities administrators announce policy projects aiming to reduce regulatory burden in public markets
March 27, 2018--The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-353 Update on CSA Consultation Paper 51-404 Considerations for Reducing Regulatory Burden for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers, which outlines the CSA's plan to pursue policy projects to examine specific prospectus requirements, revisit certain continuous disclosure requirements, and enhance electronic delivery of documents.
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Teucrium files with the SEC-Teucrium Agricultural Fund
March 27, 2018--Teucrium has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Agricultural Fund.
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Teucrium files with the SEC-Teucrium Sugar Fund
March 27, 2018--Teucrium has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Sugar Fund.
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Teucrium files with the SEC-Teucrium Soybean Fund
March 27, 2018--Teucrium has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Soybean Fund.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF
March 27, 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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Global X files with the SEC-Global X TargetIncomeTM US 10-Year Treasury +2% ETF
March 27, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X TargetIncomeTM US 10-Year Treasury +2% ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X TargetIncomeTM 5% ETF
March 27, 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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SELECT SECTOR SPDR TRUST files with the SEC-The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR(R) Fund
March 27, 2018--SELECT SECTOR SPDR TRUST has filed a post-effective amendment No. 41, registration statement with the SEC for The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR(R) Fund.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-3 Inspire ETFs
March 27, 2018--Northern Lights Fund Trust IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Inspire Global Hope ETF
Inspire Small/Mid Cap Impact ETF
Inspire Corporate Bond Impact ETF
Inspire 100 ETF.
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iShares Launches Target-Date Muni Bond ETF
March 27, 2018--iShares launched a new fund last week, focused on providing exposure to the United States muni bond space.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
March 27, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PPTY-U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF.
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Cboe Vest's New "Dividend Aristocrats" ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth
March 27, 2018--Cboe Vest is building the second generation of option-based index strategies. Such strategies incorporate novel uses of options seeking to achieve targeted portfolio return features such as risk mitigation, growth or income. Similar to the evolution from market-capitalization-weighted traditional beta strategies to factor tilt second-generation strategies (colloquially known as "smart beta"), Options 2.0 strategies are an evolution from the first-generation of simple but fully covered-call and put writing options strategies.
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Nationwide Adds to its Strategic Beta ETF Offerings
March 27, 2018--Combining the success of emerging markets equity with proven diversification methodology
Nationwide has added another Strategic Beta ETF option that seeks to provide investors with improved risk-adjusted returns by enhancing diversification.
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Vident Financial Launches U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF (PPTY)
March 27, 2018--Multi-factor real estate ETF for investors who know that location, property type, and leverage matter
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Cboe Prods SEC on Bitcoin ETF Approval in New Letter
March 26, 2018--A senior executive for Cboe Global Markets believes that the market could support the launch of a bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP), according to a new letter sent to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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This New Blockchain Platform Aims to Give Gold a Digital Edge
March 26, 2018--TradeWind Markets system also backed by IEX, Goldcorp
'Most important thing' to hit gold market in decades: Sprott
Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain were thought by some to replace gold as the ultimate haven against financial calamity. Now the gold market is using blockchain to kick back at crypto and bring precious metals into the digital age.
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ProShares files with the SEC
March 26, 2018--ProShares has filed a pre-effective amendment no.2 to Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC.
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AdvisorShares files with the SEC-2 Dorsey Wright ETFs
March 26, 2018--AdvisorShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Micro-Cap ETF
AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF.
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Fidelity Merrimack Street Trust files with the SEC-Fidelity Low Duration Bond Factor ETF
March 26, 2018--Fidelity Merrimack Street Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Fidelity Low Duration Bond Factor ETF.
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Fidelity files with the SEC-Fidelity(R) High Yield Factor ETF
March 26, 2018--Fidelityhas filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Fidelity® High Yield Factor ETF.
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PGIM ETF TRUST files with the SEC-PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF
March 26, 2018--PGIM ETF TRUST has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF
March 26, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF.
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VanEck files with the SEC-VanEck Vectors(R) Real Asset Allocation ETF.
March 26, 2018--VanEck has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the VanEck Vectors® Real Asset Allocation ETF.
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Exotic ETF Trading Is Surging Once Again
March 26, 2018--Exchange-traded products see volume surge amid choppy trading
High turnover concentrated among inverse leveraged tech funds
The prime suspects in last month's global rout may be at it again.
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SEC Has Some Catching Up to Do on ETFs, IM Chief Says
March 26, 2018--The Big questions, according to SEC's Dalia Blass: Should ETF index providers register as investment advisors? And what does 'ETF' really mean these days?
While delivering an exchange-traded fund rule is a "high priority" for the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management and is overdue, said Dalia Blass, IM's director, perhaps it's also time for ETF index providers to register as investment advisors.
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Thompson Hine Update: SEC Proposes Changes to Liquidity Risk Disclosures
March 26, 2018--Key Notes:
SEC proposes amending Form N-PORT to eliminate the requirement that funds publicly disclose aggregated liquidity classification (i.e., bucketing) information about their portfolios.
It recommends that funds disclose liquidity risk management program operations in annual reports rather than in quarterly Form N-PORT submissions.
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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC-Global Macro ETF
March 23, 2018--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global Macro ETF.
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VanEck files with the SEC-2 MLP ETFs
March 23, 2018--VanEck has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
High Income MLP ETF
High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC
March 23, 2018--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This registration statement relates to the Amplify Online Retail ETF; Amplify YieldShares CWP Dividend & Option ETF; Amplify YieldShares Oil-Hedged MLP Income ETF; and Amplify YieldShares Senior Loan and Income ETF.
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IMF Working paper-Aging, Secular Stagnation and the Business Cycle
March 23, 2018--Summary:
As of 2015, U.S. log output per capita was 12 percent below what its pre-2008 linear trend would predict.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 23, 2018--The current reports for the week of March 20, 2018 are now available.
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Thomson Reuters-U.S. Fund-Flows Weekly Report: Equity Funds Drive Net Outflows
March 23, 2018--Thomson Reuters Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) suffered negative net flows of $6.7 billion for the fund-flows week ended Wednesday, March 21.
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BlackRock Unveils 7 A.I.-Powered Sector ETFs
March 23, 2018--BlackRock (BLK) launched a suite of sector exchange-traded funds driven by artificial intelligence on Friday.
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SerenityShares Names ETF Veteran Reed Williams as ESVP, National Sales Director
March 23, 2018--SerenityShares Investments, an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") sponsor, and leader in socially responsible impact ETFs, is pleased to announce that Reed Williams, a 16-year ETF veteran, has joined the firm as Executive Senior Vice President and National Sales Director.
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First Trust Launches the First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction and Process ETF
March 23, 2018--An index-based ETF that provides exposure to companies that are actively involved in blockchain technology
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Renaissance Capital-Scheduled U.S. IPOs this week
March 23, 2018--Scheduled U.S. IPOs- Week of 03/26/18 iQIYI (IQ)-China
Deal Size: $2,250 mil Exchange: Nasdaq
Lead Underwriter: Goldman Sachs (Asia)
Chinese online video streaming platform owned by Baidu.

Bilibili (BILI)-China
Deal Size: $483 mil Exchange: NYSE
Lead Underwriter: Morgan Stanley
Provides an anime-themed video sharing and mobile gaming platform in China.

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Legg Mason files with the SEC-2 ClearBridge ETFs
March 22, 2018--Legg Mason has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates soley to the ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF and ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF.
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Dry Bulk Shipping ETF, Ticker: BDRY-Launches as the First Freight Futures ETF
March 22, 2018--Breakwave Advisors, in partnership with ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), launches the Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (NYSE Arca: BDRY).
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U.S. soybeans would be China's biggest weapon in a trade war
March 22, 2018--Import tariffs announced by the Trump administration threaten to spark a global trade war that could put a dent in the U.S. agricultural market-and domestic soybean prices could suffer the most.
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Janus Detroit Street Trust files with the SEC
March 21, 2018--Janus Detroit Street Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-AI Powered International Equity ETF
March 21, 2018--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the AI Powered International Equity ETF.
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Impact Shares files with the SEC
March 21, 2018--Impact Shares has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
March 21, 2018--Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate.
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Why the Fed Raised Rates for the Sixth Time in Three Years
March 21, 2018--As expected, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate to a range between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 21, 2018--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Impact Shares files with the SEC-2 ETFs-Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF & Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF
March 20, 2018--Impact Shares has filed a pre-effective amendment No. 1, registration statement with the SEC for the
Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF
Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF
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Merk Insight: Investing & Politics
March 20, 2018--When it comes to your investment portfolio, do you ignore the noise coming out of the White House? Do tariffs matter? Or would it be more prudent to chill and focus on other potential drivers of the markets?
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Global X files with the SEC-2 MLP ETFs
March 20, 2018--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Global X MLP ETF
Global X MLP Natural Gas ETF.
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Guggenheim files with the SEC
March 20, 2018--Guggenheim has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Barclays debuts 2 leveraged ETNs focused on dividends
March 20, 2018--- Barclays has brought to NYSE Arca two 200%-leveraged exchange-traded notes sponsored by Fisher Investments designed to deliver high dividends
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The Eurekahedge Report March 2018
March 20, 2018--Highlights from this month's report
Hedge funds declined 1.62% in February and were up 0.37% year-to-date with total AUM growth still in the green despite losses in February which eroded the solid gains in January. Investor redemptions stood at US$5.0 billion in February while performance-based losses of US$34.2 billion were recorded.
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