Collaborative Investment Series Trust files with the SEC-Tactical Income ETF-continued

January 4, 2019--Collaborative Investment Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tactical Income ETF.
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Wahed Invest LLC files with the SEC
February 14, 2019--Wahed Invest LLC has filed an amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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JPMorgan Chase to create digital coins using blockchain for payments
February 14, 2019--JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it plans to launch its own digital coins, called "JPM Coin", that customers will be able to use for instant transfer of payments over a blockchain network.
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WisdomTree Announces Changes to ETF Family
February 13, 2019--WisdomTree (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced plans to close and liquidate eight WisdomTree ETFs.
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Invesco further strengthens currency-hedged Canadian ETF lineup
Series added to Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility Index ETF (ILV)
February 13, 2019--Invesco today announced the launch of a new CAD-hedged series for Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility Index ETF† (ticker symbol "ILV.F").
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Pacific Global Asset Management Announces Launch of Pacific Global ETFs
February 12, 2019-Pacific Global Asset Management announced today the launch of Pacific Global US Equity Income ETF, a new actively-managed equity fund focused on income and capital appreciation.
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Infusive Asset Management, Inc. files with the SEC
February 12, 2019--Infusive Asset Management, Inc. has filed a second amended and restated application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Redwood Investment Management, LLC files with the SEC
February 12, 2019--Redwood Investment Management, LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-3 Innovator S&P 500 ETFs
February 12, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFTM-____ ;Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETFTM- ____; Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETFTM-____.
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Fidelity and Schwab fire latest salvos in brokerage fee war, doubling ETFs available for free trades
February 12, 2019--Major U.S. brokerages have been in the middle of a fee war as they chase investor dollars for popular products like exchange-traded funds.
As of the end of last year, ETFs had more than $3.3 trillion of assets, according to the Investment Company Institute.
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SPDR(R) DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGESM ETF files with the SEC
February 12, 2019--SPDR(R) DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGESM ETF has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Do leveraged loans pose a threat to the US economy?
February 12, 2019--An economist and a credit investor argue for and against the increase in this type of corporate borrowing
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
February 12, 2019--The current reports for the week of February 12, 2018 are now available.
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Assets replicating Scientific Beta's multi-factor indices reach USD 43bn
February 12, 2019--Scientific Beta sees its assets under replication grow by 72% in one year
Scientific Beta has announced that assets tracking its smart beta indices reached USD 43bn at December 31, 2018.
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Reality Shares files with the SEC-Reality Shares Blockforce Global Currency Strategy ETF
February 11, 2019--Reality Shares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Reality Shares Blockforce Global Currency Strategy ETF.
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Krane Shares files with the SEC- Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF
February 11, 2019--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF.
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ETF disclosure should be standardized only after industry talks, State Street tells SEC
February 11, 2019--State Street Global Advisors, one of the three largest exchange-traded fund sponsors, asked the US Securities and Exchange Commission to launch an industry approach to consistent ETF disclosures rather than adopt a federal rule.
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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC
February 8, 2019--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Alpha Architect ETF Trust files with the SEC
February 8, 2019--Alpha Architect ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Purpose Investments Inc. Confirms the Automatic Conversion of Class A2 Units into Class T Units of U.S. Banks Income & Growth Fund
February 8, 2019--Purpose Investments Inc, the manager of U.S. Banks Income & Growth Fund (the "Fund"), announced today that the Class A2 units of the Fund were automatically converted in accordance with their terms into Class T units, effective February 8, 2019.
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-2 QRAFT AI-Enhanced ETFs
February 8, 2019--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a Form N-1A post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF
QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF.
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Tortoise Launches Two Digital Infrastructure Exchange-Traded Funds: TCLD and TPAY
February 8, 2019--Tortoise today announced the launch of two digital infrastructure ETFs, Tortoise Cloud Infrastructure Fund (Cboe BZX: TCLD) and Tortoise Digital Payments Infrastructure Fund (Cboe BZX: TPAY).
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Legg Mason Launches New Actively-Managed Short Duration Income ETF, Subadvised By Affiliate Western Asset Management
February 8, 2019--Legg Mason, one of the world's largest asset management firms, today announced the launch of its newest actively managed exchange traded fund (ETF), the Western Asset Short Duration Income ETF (NASDAQ: WINC).
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BlueStar Israel Equity Review & Outlook-February 2018
February 8, 2019--ISRAELI TECH STOCKS NEAR ALL-TIME HIGHS AFTER STRONG RECOVERY FROM DECEMBER MELT-DOWN; ISRAEL LEADING ALL MAJOR MARKET INDEXES IN 2019
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.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
February 8, 2019--The current reports for the week of February 8, 2018 are now available.
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Invesco files with the SEC
February 8, 2019--Invesco Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed 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
February 8, 2019--Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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VanEck Vectors ETF Trust files with the SEC
February 8, 2019--VanEck Vectors ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Fidelity expands Model Portfolios line-up with two new income models leveraging both ETFs and mutual funds
February 7, 2019--Fidelity Bond Income Model Portfolio and Fidelity Multi-Asset Income Model Portfolio, available for financial advisors, are designed to maximize risk-adjusted yield
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Invesco files with the SEC-Invesco CurrencyShares(R) Japanese Yen Trust
February 7, 2019--Inveso has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Invesco CurrencyShares(R) Japanese Yen Trust.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares(R) Gold Trust Micro
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a Amendment No. 2 to Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Gold Trust Micro.
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC
February 7, 2019--ETFis has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Virtus Private Credit Strategy ETF
Virtus Real Asset Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds 2025 Term High Yield and Income ETF
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC with the iShares iBonds 2025 Term High Yield and Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds 2024 Term High Yield and Income ETF
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC with the iShares iBonds 2024 Term High Yield and Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC- iShares iBonds 2023 Term High Yield and Income ETF
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC with the iShares iBonds 2023 Term High Yield and Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC- iShares iBonds 2022 Term High Yield and Income ETF
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC with the iShares iBonds 2022 Term High Yield and Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds 2021 Term High Yield and Income ETF
February 7, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC with the iShares iBonds 2021 Term High Yield and Income ETF.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Mutual Fund and ETF Fund Flows Diverge for the Week
February 7, 2019--For the second week in three, investors were overall net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting $30.8 billion for Lipper's fund-flows week ended February 6, 2019.
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DR Index Monthly Performance-January 2019
February 7, 2019--The BNY Mellon DR Index Monthly Performance for January 2019 report is now available.
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Exponential ETFs Promotes Analyst Qiao Duan to Portfolio Manager
February 7, 2019--The promotion comes as Exponential ETFs passes $250 million in proprietary and sub-advised assets under management
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SEC seeks private vendors to translate blockchain data
February 6, 2019--The commission wants to hire a private vendor to gather data from the "most widely used blockchain ledgers" to help it police digital assets
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-
February 6, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
American Customer Satisfaction ETF
Brand Value ETF
Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-2 ETFs
February 6, 2019--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Tortoise Cloud Infrastructure Fund
Tortoise Digital Payments Infrastructure Fund.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC- Premise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF
February 6, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Premise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF.
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Ark files with the SEC-ARK Fintech Innovation ETF
February 6, 2019--Ark ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF.
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AdvisorShares Launches New Active ETF Focused on Cloud, Digital Ledger and Blockchain Technologies
February 6, 2019--AdvisorShares Sabretooth ETF (Ticker: BKCH) begins trading on Thursday, February 7th
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MJ-The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF Surpasses $1 Billion in Assets
February 6, 2019--Thematic ETF Issuer, ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), is excited to announce that the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, better known as MJ, has officially joined the "billion dollar club".
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Innovator ETFs files with the SEC-3 Innovator Tech-100 ETFs
February 6, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator Tech-100 Buffer ETFTM-__, Innovator Tech-100 Power Buffer ETFTM-__, and Innovator Tech-100 Ultra Buffer ETFTM-__.
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Innovator ETFs files with the SEC-3 Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs
February 6, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Buffer ETFTM-__, Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Power Buffer ETFTM-__, and Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Ultra Buffer ETFTM-__.
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Innovator ETFs files with the SEC-3 Innovator MSCI EAFE ETFs
February 6, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator MSCI EAFE Buffer ETFTM -__, Innovator MSCI EAFE Power Buffer ETFTM-__ and Innovator MSCI EAFE Ultra Buffer ETFTM-__.
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Innovator ETFs files with the SEC-3 Russell 2000 ETFs
February 6, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Innovator Russell 2000 Buffer ETFTM-_; Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETFTM-__; Innovator Russell 2000 Ultra Buffer ETFTM-__.
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Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-Roundhill Global Esports ETF (NERD)
February 6, 2018--Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Roundhill Global Esports ETF (NERD).
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Legg Mason, Inc. Announces Liquidation of Three Exchange-Traded Funds
February 6, 2019--Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) announced today that it has determined to close and liquidate the exchange-traded funds listed below (the "funds") based on an ongoing review of its product lineup and to ensure it meets the evolving needs of its clients.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
February 6, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Volatility Trading to Launch on SPIKES Index
February 5, 2019--MIAX Options(R) is scheduled to launch volatility trading on the SPIKESTM Index (Ticker: SPIKE) February 19, marking the end of exclusivity in the volatility market.
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Gabelli NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Gabelli Food of All Nations NextShares
February 5, 2019--Gabelli NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Gabelli Food of All Nations NextShares.
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WisdomTree Trust files with the SEC-WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund
February 5, 2019--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC
February 5, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This Registration Statement relates to the First Trust BICK Index Fund, First Trust Cloud Computing ETF, First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund, First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund, First Trust Global Engineering and Construction ETF, First Trust Global Wind Energy ETF, First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF,
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Pacific Global ETF Trust files with the SEC
February 5, 2019--Pacific Global ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Pacific GlobalTMUS Equity Income ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
February 5, 2018--The current reports for the week of February 5, 2018 are now available.
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Canadian pension returns retreat in 2018: RBC Investor & Treasury Services
February 5, 2019--Q4 2018 returns lose -3.5 per cent
The first quarter with a loss since Q3 2015
Canadian defined benefit pension plans ended 2018 in negative territory, with an annual return of -0.7 per cent, reversing gains from the previous three quarters this year, according to the RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan Universe.
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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify Seymour Alternative Plant Economy ETF
February 5, 2019--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC Amplify Seymour Alternative Plant Economy ETF
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Bill Gross, Onetime Bond King, Retiring After Messy Last Act
February 4, 2019-One of the most-celebrated careers in the history of money management is coming to an unremarkable end.
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Legg Mason files with the SEC-ClearBridge All Cap Growth ETF
February 4, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ClearBridge All Cap Growth ETF.
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ALPS Advisors, Inc. to Close an Exchange Traded Fund
February 4, 2019--ALPS Advisors, Inc., acquired by SS&C, providing products and services to the financial services industry, today announced The Fund-BUZZ US Sentiment Leaders ETF (NYSE ARCA: BUZ)--will close to new investors on February 28, 2019 and liquidate on March 4, 2019.
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ARK Investment Management Launches the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF)
February 4, 2019--ARK Investment Management LLC (ARK), a New York-based adviser focused solely on disruptive innovation, today launched the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF), its fifth actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF), and seventh ETF overall.
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Market Volatility-Speed of Information-Not ETFs, Algos or HFT
February 4, 2019--Why when the markets go down or become volatile do people blame ETFs, algorithms and HFT (high-frequency trading) when the real, and perhaps less obvious, culprit is speed of information?
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Schatz, Senators Push Financial Firms To Help Stop Global Deforestation
February 4, 2019--Deforestation, A Major Contributor to Climate Change, Accounts for 12% of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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The FORUM at ETF Research Center-First Look at 2020: Sector SPDR Analyzer, Feb. 2019
February 4, 2019--The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for February 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors:
Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis
Compare the Sector SPDRs with ease on a variety of forward-looking valuation metrics
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End the clash over EU research rule, SEC urged
February 3, 2019--MFS and CII call for permanent US alignment with Mifid II payment regulations.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Experience Net Outflows Thanks to Equity Funds and Money Market Funds
February 2, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) experienced net outflows of $23.7 billion for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, January 30. Equity funds (-$13.6 billion) and money market funds (-$12.8 billion) accounted for all the net negative flows, while taxable bond funds and municipal debt funds had net inflows of $1.6 billion and $1.1 billion, respectively.
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World Gold Trust files with the SEC-SPDR(R) Gold MiniSharesSM Trust
February 1, 2019--World Gold Trust has filed a Amendment No. 1 to Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the SPDR(R) Gold MiniSharesSM Trust.
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Pacific Global ETF Trust files with the SEC-Pacific GlobalTM US Equity Income ETF
February 1, 2018--Pacific Global ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment no.2, registration statement with the SEC for the Pacific GlobalTM US Equity Income ETF.
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Victory Portfolios II files with the SEC
February 1, 2019--Victory Portfolios II has filed a First Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Victory Portfolios II files with the SEC
February 1, 2019--Victory Portfolios II has filed a Amendment No. 1 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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PIMCO Canada Launches the PIMCO Global Short Maturity Fund for Canadian Investors
February 1, 2019--PIMCO will offer a mutual fund and ETF version of the strategy
PIMCO Canada Corp. ("PIMCO Canada") has launched the PIMCO Global Short Maturity Fund (Canada), which is designed to offer higher income potential than traditional cash investments.
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SSGA Active Trust files with the SEC
February 1, 2019--SSGA Active Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
SPDR(R) SSGA US Sector Rotation ETF
SPDR SSGA Fixed Income Sector Rotation ETF.
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United States Bitcoin and Treasury Investment TrustTM files with the SEC
January 31, 2019--United States Bitcoin and Treasury Investment TrustTM has filed a Amendment No.2 to Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC.
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EntrepreneurShares files with the SEC- ERShares Non-US Small Cap ETF
January 31, 2019--EntrepreneurShares Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ERShares Non-US Small Cap ETF.
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ProShares files with the SEC
January 31, 2018--ProShares 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
January 31, 2019--KraneShares 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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Waddell & Reed, Inc. Partners with Key Institutional Managers to Launch New Advisory Program
January 31, 2019--Guided Investment Strategies offers range of portfolio models with both ETFs, mutual funds
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SmartBe Launches Debut ETF on NEO
January 31, 2019-SmartBe Wealth, including Founders Rod Heard, CEO, and Art Johnson, CIO, joined NEO's Jos Schmitt, President and CEO, and Erik Sloane, Head of Funds & Trading, to open the market to celebrate today's launch of their debut ETF, the SmartBe Global Value Momentum Trend Index ETF (SBEA), on NEO.
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Cboe Resubmits the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal for SEC Approval
January 31, 2019--The race is back on to launch the first U.S. bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), after Cboe resubmitted its joint proposal with VanEck and SolidX.
Announced Thursday by VanEck digital asset strategy lead Gabor Gurbacs, the Jan. 30 filing would, if approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), allow the Cboe BZX Exchange to list shares of a bitcoin ETF trust.
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Yleana Advisors, LLC file with the SEC
January 31, 2019--Yleana Advisors LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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Yleana Advisors, LLC files with the SEC
January 31, 2019--Yleana Advisors LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Amplify ETFs Launches the Amplify International Online Retail
January 30, 2019--ETF offers access to worldwide e-commerce growth trend
plifyETFs announces the launch of the Amplify International Online Retail ETF (NYSE Arca: XBUY), an index-based ETF that seeks exposure to international companies expected to benefit from the increased adoption of e-commerce around the world.
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Federal Reserve puts rate rises on hold as global economy slows
January 30, 2019--Central bank keeps rates unchanged but signals flexibility on running down balance sheet.
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Blue Tractor Group Announces Software Release to Support Shielded AlphaSM ETF Structure
January 30, 2019--Blue Tractor's Shielded AlphaSM ETF structure allows active managers to port their strategy into an ETF wrapper while fully protecting key sources of alphaBlue.
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Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc files with the SEC-
January 30, 2019--Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc has filed a 19b-4 with the SEC. The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of SolidX Bitcoin Shares issued by the VanEck SolidXBitcoin Trust.
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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
January 30, 2019--Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low.
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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Launches Core Plus Bond ETF
January 30, 2019--JCPB offers investors a unique active option in seeking to build stronger fixed income portfolios
J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of the JPMorgan Core Plus Bond ETF (JCPB), an actively managed fixed-income ETF, which delivers core exposure via the best ideas of J.P. Morgan's fixed income platform.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in Latin America gather net inflows of US$635 million during December 2018
January 29, 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 gathered net inflows of US$635 million during December.
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Fidelity Is Said to Plan March Launch of Bitcoin Custody Service
January 29, 2019--Service may help institutional investors ease into crypto
Commonplace in other assets, custody's absence keeps pros out
Fidelity Investments is targeting a March launch date for its Bitcoin custody service, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, as the mutual-fund giant moves forward with a plan that could help ease fears of trading cryptocurrencies.
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Taylor North American Equity Opportunities Fund Completes Merger With Brompton Global Dividend Growth ETF
January 29, 2019--Brompton Funds Limited (the "Manager"), the manager of Taylor North American Equity Opportunities Fund ("TOF") is pleased to announce the completion of the merger (the "Merger") of TOF into Brompton Global Dividend Growth ETF ("BDIV" and together with TOF, the "Funds") effective January 29, 2019.
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Thompson Hine Update-Preparing for the Next Generation of Actively Managed ETFs
January 29, 2019--Key Notes:
Many expect the SEC to soon approve newer versions of exemptive relief for the next generation of actively managed ETFs, which differ in how they keep the ETF's strategy secret, how they support the arbitrage process and potential intellectual property (IP) protection.
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Tidal ETF Services LLC Partners with Aware Asset Management to Launch AWTM
January 29, 2019--Liquid, Actively Managed, Ultra-Short Duration Bond ETF
Today Tidal ETF Services LLC is proud to announce the launch of their first ETF in partnership with Aware Asset Management, a Minnesota-based asset manager focused on fixed-income portfolio management.
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CSOP ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 ETFs
January 29, 2019--CSOP ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with SEC for the
CSOP FTSE CHINA A50 ETF
CSOP MSCI CHINA A INTERNATIONAL HEDGED ETF.
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Invesco files with the SEC-INVESCO QQQ Trust, Series 1
January 29, 2019--INVESCO QQQ Trust, Series 1 has filed a Post-Effective Amendment NO. 26 to a Form S-6 registration statement with the SEC.
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Invesco files with the SEC-Invesco BLDRS Index Funds Trust
January 29, 2019--Invesco BLDRS Index Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment No. 18 to Form S-6 registration statement with the SEC.
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Equium Capital Management Inc. Announces Fund Termination
January 29, 2019--Equium Capital Management Inc. ("Equium Capital"), the manager of Equium Global Tactical Allocation Fund (the "Fund"), today announced its intention to terminate the Fund, including the Series A, Series F and ETF Series (TSX: ETAC) units (collectively, the "Units") on or about March 29, 2019 (the "Termination Date").
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CBO-The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029
January 29, 2019--In CBO's projections, deficits remain large by historical standards, and federal debt grows to equal 93 percent of GDP by 2029. As the effects of fiscal stimulus wane, projected economic growth falls back below the historical average.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
January 28, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Customer Satisfaction ETF
Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF
Brand Value ETF (BVAL)
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Premise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF
January 28, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Premise Capital Frontier Advantage Diversified Tactical ETF.
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The Forum at ETF Research Center-Save with our Mutual Fund Replacement Tool
January 28, 2019--Change Isn't Always Easy
Millions of investors know that ETFs are often cheaper and more tax-efficient than traditional mutual funds, among other advantages.
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CBO-The Effects of the Partial Shutdown Ending in January 2019
January 28, 2019--Summary
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated the effects of the five-week partial shutdown of the government that started on December 22, 2018, and ended on January 25, 2019. This report presents CBO's findings, which include the following : CBO estimates that the five-week shutdown delayed approximately $18 billion in federal discretionary spending for compensation and purchases of goods and services and suspended some federal services.
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AdvisorShares files with the SEC-AdvisorShares Sabretooth ETF
January 28, 2019--AdvisorShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the AdvisorShares Pure Cannabis ETF.
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Procure ETF Trust files with the SEC-Procure Space ETF (UFO)
January 28, 2019--Procure ETF Trust II has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Procure Space ETF (UFO).
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ETFS Capital Invests $4 Million in ETFLogic, the New York City-based Leading ETF Analytics and Data Technology Company
January 28, 2019--ETFS Capital has provided an initial $4 million of seed funding to ETFLogic, the exchange traded fund (ETF) analytics and data company.
The parties anticipate that any future funding will also come from ETFS Capital, enabling ETFLogic to focus solely on developing its business without the need to source outside capital.
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ARK ETF Trust files with the SEC-ARK ETF Trust Thematic Actively-Managed ETFs
January 28, 2019--Ark ETF Trust has filed a ARK ETF Trust Thematic Actively-Managed ETFs has filed a post-efective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ARK ETF Trust Thematic Actively-Managed ETFs.
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JPMorgan makes late push to become ETF heavyweight
January 27, 2019--New York lender raises fund sales tenfold, outpacing State Street and Invesco
JPMorgan's bid to join the top tier of exchange traded fund managers was boosted last year as the New York-listed group increased sales tenfold.
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Franklin Templeton and Invesco ranked worst-selling funds in 2018
January 26, 2019--Active managers were hit hardest last year as investors reacted to jittery markets
Franklin Templeton and Invesco were ranked as the worst-selling mutual fund managers globally last year as turbulent markets prompted large redemptions from active investors.
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NYSE Arca Files Paperwork for Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval
January 25, 2019--New details have surfaced about the bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by Bitwise and NYSE Arca.
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Exchange Traded Concepts to Close and Liquidate the James Purpose Based Investment ETF
January 25, 2019--After careful consideration, Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC, the Fund's investment adviser, in consultation with James Investment Research Inc., the Fund's index provider, has recommended, and the Board of Trustees of Exchange Listed Funds Trust has approved, the termination and liquidation of the Fund pursuant to the terms of a Plan of Liquidation.
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SEC breaks with global authority on environmental, social disclosures
January 25, 2019--The US Securities and Exchange Commission has distanced itself from a global authority's statement encouraging companies to consider disclosing major business risks stemming from environmental, social and governance issues.
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U.S. economy lost at least $6 billion to government shutdown: S&PU.S. economy lost at least $6 billion to government shutdown: S&P
January 25, 2019--The U.S. economy lost at least $6 billion during the partial shutdown of the federal government due to lost productivity from furloughed workers and economic activity lost to outside business, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday.
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Corporate America Is Getting Ready to Monetize Climate Change
January 25, 2019--Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney Co. is concerned its theme parks will get too hot for vacationers, while AT&T Inc. fears hurricanes and wildfires may knock out its cell towers.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in the US gather net inflows of 51.4 billion US dollars during December 2018
January 25, 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 gathered net inflows of US$51.4 Bn during December, bringing 2018 net inflows to US$315 Bn.
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World Gold Trust files with the SEC-SPDR(R) Gold MiniSharesSM
January 25, 2019--World Gold Trust has filed a Form S-1, registration statement with the SEC for the SPDR(R) Gold MiniSharesSM.
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DBX files with the SEC-Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF
January 25, 2019--DBX ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF.
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Causeway Capital Management LLC files with the SEC-Causeway International Value NextShares
January 25, 2019--Causeway Capital Management LLC has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Causeway International Value NextShares.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust II files with the SEC-Eaton Vance Oaktree Diversified Credit NextShares
January 25, 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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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify International Online Retail ETF
January 25, 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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Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019: A Moderate Expansion
January 25, 2019--Economic activity in Latin America continues to rise, but at a slower rate than previously anticipated.
The weakening global economy and rising policy uncertainty are contributing to slowing Latin America's growth momentum. Overall, the region is expected to advance by 2 percent in 2019 and 2.5 percent in 2020-still well below peer countries in other regions.
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GraniteShares ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 ETFs
January 24, 2019--GraniteShares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the GraniteShares Future of Batteries ETF
GraniteShares Junior Tech Mega Trends ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-First Trust Multi-Manager Small Cap Core ETF
January 24, 2018--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Multi-Manager Small Cap Core ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-The Acquirers Fund
January 24, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the The Acquirers Fund.
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Ark ETF Trust files with the SEC-ARK Risk Mitigation ETF
January 24, 2019--Ark ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ARK Risk Mitigation ETF.
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Desjardins launches alternative ETF
January 24, 2019--Units of the Desjardins Alt Long/Short Equity Market Neutral ETF are trading on the TSX
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Alpha Architect ETF Trust files with the SEC-5 ETFs
January 24, 2019--Alpha Architect ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Alpha Architect U.S. Quantitative Value ETF
Alpha Architect International Quantitative Value ETF
Alpha Architect U.S. Quantitative Momentum ETF
Alpha Architect International Quantitative Momentum ETF
Alpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF.
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Investors Remain Enamored by Passively Managed Funds in 2018
January 24, 2019--Passively managed funds (including conventional funds and ETFs) attracted $445.1 billion in 2018, while their actively managed counterparts handed back some $282.9 billion (ex-money market funds) for the same time period.
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Exchange Traded Concepts to Close and Liquidate the REX BKCM ETF
January 24, 2019--After careful consideration, Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC, the Fund's investment adviser, in consultation with REX Shares, LLC, the Fund's sponsor, has recommended, and the Board of Trustees of Exchange Listed Funds Trust has approved, the termination and liquidation of the Fund pursuant to the terms of a Plan of Liquidation.
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Horizons ETFs Announces Change to Risk Rating for Horizons China High Dividend Yield Index ETF
January 24, 2019--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") has announced a change to the risk rating of the Horizons China High Dividend Yield Index ETF ("HCN"), from "Medium to High" to "Medium". The change in risk rating is effective immediately.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-2 First Trust Buffer ETFs
January 23, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Buffer April ETF and First Trust Ultra Buffer April ETF.
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Horizons ETFs adds two new funds to Total Return Index suite
January 23, 2019--Real Estate, and Canadian Banks ETFs added to Horizons ETFs' family of tax-efficient funds
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") has launched the Horizons Equal Weight Canada REIT Index ETF ("HCRE") and the Horizons Equal Weight Canada Banks Index ETF ("HEWB").
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First Trust Launches the First Trust Long Duration Opportunities ETF
January 23, 2019--An actively managed ETF that focuses on high quality, government securities to generate current income
First Trust Advisors L.P. ("First Trust") announced today that it has launched a new actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF"), the First Trust Long Duration Opportunities ETF (nyse arca:LGOV)(the "fund").
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Direxion files with the SEC-2 Direxion FTSE Russell ETFs
January 23, 2019--Direxion has filed a post-effective amedment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Direxion FTSE Russell International Over US ETF
Direxion FTSE Russell US Over International ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-2 First Trust Buffer ETFs
January 23, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Buffer April ETF and First Trust Ultra Buffer April ETF.
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Cboe shelving plan for bitcoin-tracking product: filing
January 23, 2019--The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday that Cboe Global Markets Inc is pulling its proposal to list an exchange-traded product tracking the price of bitcoin, delivering another blow to cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
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Ftse Russell Long/Short Indexes Selected for new ETFs
January 23, 2019--New long/short indexes enable investors to extend their market views
FTSE Russell is pleased to announce the launch of new long/short indexes, part of the FTSE Index-Level Composite Index Series, which global investment manager Direxion has selected as the underlying benchmarks for six new ETFs.
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC-Virtus Private Credit Strategy ETF
January 22, 2019--ETFis Series Trust I has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus Private Credit Strategy ETF.
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Victory Portfolios II files with the SEC-6 VictoryShares USAA ETFs
January 22, 2019--Victory Portfolios II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for 6 VictoryShares USAA ETFs.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-2 Tortoise ETFs
January 22, 2019--Managed Portfolio Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Tortoise Cloud Infrastructure Fund
Tortoise Digital Payments Infrastructure Fund.
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Principal files with the SEC-Principal Ultra-Short Active Income ETF
January 22, 2018--Principal Exchange-Traded Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Principal Ultra-Short Active Income ETF.
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CIBC becomes last of big five banks to join ETF parade
January 22, 2019--Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has started offering its own exchange-traded funds, becoming the last of the country's big five banks to enter a marketplace that's now outselling mutual funds.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan Core Plus Bond ETF
January 22, 2019--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Core Plus Bond ETF.
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Lipper U.S. Mutual Funds & ETPs Q4 2018 Snapshot
January 22, 2019--In this issue of Lipper's U.S. Mutual Funds & Exchange-Traded Products Snapshot we feature a summary of total net assets (TNA), estimated net flows, new fund creations, and fund liquidations for conventional funds and exchange-traded products (ETPs) for Q4 2018, comparing the changes to those of prior quarters and highlighting the largest individual gainers and losers of both groups.
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The EDHEC-Princeton Retirement Goal-Based Investing Index Series January 2019 Highlights Goal Price Index Series
January 21, 2019--Goal Price Index Series
As usual, monthly changes in Goal Price Indices are mainly driven by changes in US long-term interest rates.
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FINRA 2019 Annual Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter
January 21, 2019--We are pleased to release the 2019 FINRA Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter, which describes topics that member firms should consider as they identify opportunities to improve their compliance, supervisory and risk management programs.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Suffer Net Outflows Driven by Money Market Funds
January 18, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) experienced net outflows of $14.2 billion for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, January 16. Money market funds (-$15.0 billion) were responsible for the majority of the net negative flows as investors put money back to work.
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Gabelli NextShares Trust files with the SEC
January 18, 2019--Gabelli NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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SPDRS&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust files with the SEC
January 18, 2019--SPDRS&P MidCap 400 ETF Trust has filed a No. 29 to Form S-6 registration statement with the SEC.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC
January 19, 2019--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC -Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta(R) ETFs
January 18, 2019---Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC
October 18, 2019--Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Goldman Sachs Access Treasury 0-1 Year ETF
Goldman Sachs Access Inflation Protected USD Bond ETF
Goldman Sachs Access High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
Goldman Sachs Access Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
Goldman Sachs Access Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC-Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF
October 18, 2019--Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF.
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Goldman Sachs files with the SEC-Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF
October 18, 2019--Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF.
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State Street to lay off 1,500 in turn toward automation
January 18, 2019--State Street Corp. plans to lay off approximately 1,500 employees in "high-cost locations" and ramp up efforts to automate its services to clients, the company said Friday.
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FTSE Russell Dividends helped smooth the small-cap roller coaster ride in 2018
January 18, 2019--January 18, 2019--US small-cap stocks with a track record of strong dividend growth had higher returns and less volatility versus the broad universe of US small-caps in 2018, in line with a similar trend demonstrated over the last decade.
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Victory Portfolios II files with the SEC
January 17, 2019--Victory Portfolios II has files a submission to obtain identifiers for shares of the following
VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Value Momentum ETF
VictoryShares USAA MSCI USA Small Cap Value Momentum ETF
VictoryShares USAA MSCI International Value Momentum ETF
VictoryShares USAA MSCI Emerging Markets Value Momentum ETF
VictoryShares USAA Core Short-Term Bond ETF
VictoryShares USAA Core Intermediate-Term Bond ETF
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Morningstar says investors rushed the exits in 2018
January 17, 2019--Net flows into mutual funds and ETFs were the lowest since the 2008 financial crisis, while money-market funds captured inflows
Investors ran for cover in 2018, according to the latest data from Morningstar showing last year's level of net inflows into U.S. mutual funds.
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US active funds suffer $143bn 'exodus' in December
January 17, 2019--Heaviest monthly outflows in 10 years as investors seek shelter in passive vehicles
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Blockchain Startup Aims to Cut Out Equifax From Loan Process
January 17, 2019--SoFi, OnDeck Capital join group to cut out credit bureaus
Sharing may be enabled by Spring Labs 'triple-blind' method
Blockchain startup Spring Labs is partnering with 16 lenders and fintech firms to test a system to eliminate centralized entities like credit bureaus from their role in granting loans to individuals and companies.
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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust files with the SEC
January 17, 2019--SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust has filed a Post Effective Amendment No. 33 to a Form S-6 registration statement with the SEC.
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WisdomTree Trust files with the SEC
July 17, 2019--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Legg Mason files with the SEC-Western Asset Short Duration Income ETF
January 17, 20199--Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Western Asset Short Duration Income ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC
January 17, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Morningstar says investors rushed the exits in 2018
January 17, 2019--Investors ran for cover in 2018, according to the latest data from Morningstar showing last year's level of net inflows into U.S. mutual funds. Net inflows into ETFs were the lowest since 2008.
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FTSE Russell launches Chinese Green Bond Index Series
January 17, 2019--New index Series tracks bonds whose proceeds are specifically used to finance climate or environmental projects
China is now second-largest green bond market globally-$37 billion issued in 2017
Growing global demand to incorporate ESG factors as a core part of investment and stewardship approaches.
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iShares files with the SEC
January 17, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ProShares Launches Full Suite of Communication Services Select SectorETFs
January 16, 2019--Today, ProShares launched a full suite of ETFs benchmarked to the S&PCommunication Services Select Sector Index.
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Leveraged & Inverse ETFS Thematic Weight ETFs PortfolioPlus ETFs Twitter Direxion Launches First-Ever Relative Weight ETFs
January 16, 2019--Funds That Allow New Expression of Thematic Views Mark Evolution for Firm
Direxion announced today it has launched the first 10 ETFs of its new Relative Weight suite, part of a firm evolution offering new products to help a wider swath of investors more precisely express market views.
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Vanguard founder Jack Bogle dies at 89; pioneered the index fund
January 16, 2019--John C. "Jack" Bogle, a towering figure in finance who revolutionized American investment with his invention of the index fund, died Jan. 16 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He was 89.
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Alpha Building Blocks Advisors, LLC files with the SEC
January 16, 2019--Alpha Building Blocks Advisors, LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Federal Reserve Beige Book
January 16, 2019--Overall Economic Activity
Economic activity increased in most of the U.S., with eight of twelve Federal Reserve Districts reporting modest to moderate growth. Nonauto retail sales grew modestly, as several Districts reported more holiday traffic compared with last year.
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