WisdomTree Funds Added to Pershing FundVest ETF Platform-continued

Janaury 3, 2019--WisdomTree (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced that eight U.S.-listed WisdomTree ETFs have been added to BNY Mellon's Pershing FundVest(R) ETF, a no-transaction-fee ETF platform.
WisdomTree's addition brings the total number of fund providers on the FundVest ETF platform, which launched in June 2017, to nine.

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Reaves Utilities ETF Announces Actions
April 15, 2019--Fund renamed Virtus Reaves Utilities ETF, lowers management fee
eaves Utilities ETF, the first actively managed exchange-traded fund focused on the utilities sector, today announced that it has been renamed the Virtus Reaves Utilities ETF (UTES), better reflecting the relationship between fund manager Reaves Asset Management and Virtus ETF Solutions, and has lowered its management fee.
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Invesco files with the SEC-Invesco India ETF
April 15, 2019--Invesco India Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Invesco India ETF.
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Invesco files with the SEC
April 15, 2019--Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Invesco files with the SEC-Invesco China Technology ETF
April 15, 2019--Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Invesco China Technology ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
April 12, 2019--The current reports for the week of April 12, 2019 are now available.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-3 Quant X ETFs
April 12, 2019--Northern Lights Fund Trust IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
This filing relates solely to QuantX Risk Managed Growth ETF, QuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Total Return ETF and QuantX Dynamic Beta US Equity ETF.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with SEC-4 SoFi ETFs
April 12, 2019--Tidal ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the SoFi Select 500 ETF, SoFi Next 500 ETF, SoFi 50 ETF, and SoFi Gig Economy ETF.
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Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust files with the SEC-2 ClearBridge ETFs
April 12, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment 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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iShares files with the SEC-iShares California Short Maturity Muni Bond ETF
April 12, 2019--iShares has filed a Post-Effective Amendment No. 480, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares California Short Maturity Muni Bond ETF.
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Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust files with the SEC-2 ClearBridge ETFs
April 12, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment 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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SEC Cracks Down on ETF Names That Could Mislead Investors
April 12, 2019--The Investment Company Act of 1940 prohibits Issuers from using "materially deceptive or misleading" names.
Exchange-traded funds looking to tap some of the hottest investment trends are going undercover.
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Causeway ETMF Trust to Liquidate Two Exchange-Traded Managed Funds
April 12, 2019--Causeway International Value NextShares and Causeway Global Value NextShares to be Liquidated on or about May 13, 2019.
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KraneShares, China-Focused Asset Manager, Debuts Emerging Market ETF Excluding China
April 12, 2019-- Krane Funds Advisors, LLC, ("KraneShares") announced the launch of the KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF, which listed today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KEMX). KraneShares is a U.S. asset management firm known for its China-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and innovative China investment strategies.
KEMX is benchmarked to the MSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index, which tracks large cap and mid cap companies within emerging market countries, excluding China.
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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Expands BetaBuilders Suite with Exposure to U.S. Equity and Short Duration Fixed Income
April 11, 2019--Two New Fund Launches, BBUS and BBSA, Add to Menu of JPMorgan BetaBuilders ETFs
J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced that it will offer efficient access to the largest equity market in the world through the new JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Equity ETF ("BBUS") at a fee of 2 basis points.
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Solactive and SoFi challenging the Status Quo-Two Waived-Fee ETFs released with Solactive underlyings
April 11, 2019--Solactive is pleased to announce the release of two indices labeled Solactive SoFi US 500 Growth Index and Solactive SoFi US Next 500 Growth Index, both serving as the underlying for two ETFs featuring a radical zero-fee waiver approach: the SoFi Select 500 ETF and the SoFi Next 500 ETF. Both funds are released by disruptive online personal finance company SoFi.
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ProcureAM's Space ETF (NYSE Arca: UFO) Takes Off
April 11, 2019--Firm's inaugural ETF aims to offer investors pure-play exposure to multibillion-dollar space industry
Exchange-traded product (ETP) issuer ProcureAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Procure Holdings, LLC, is boldly going where no one has gone before with the launch of the Procure Space ETF (NYSE Arca: UFO)-the world's first global ETF to give investors pure-play access to the expanding space industry.
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FlexShares files with the SEC-3 FlexShares ETFs
April 11, 2019--FlexShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
FlexShares(R) US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund
FlexShares(R) Developed Markets ex-US Quality Low Volatility Index Fund
FlexShares(R) Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index Fund
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1 in 5 Investors Don't Have an Advisor but Want One: Wells Fargo
April 11, 2019--Young investors in particular have an unmet need for advisors, Wells Fargo's Wayne Badorf says.
Financial advisors remain a vital source of advice for most investors, according to the first-quarter 2019 Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index survey.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Long-Term Funds Take in a Net $10.1 Billion for the Week
April 11, 2019--For the third consecutive week, investors were overall net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting $1.4 billion for Lipper’s fund-flows week ended April 10, 2019.
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Missing: $500bn of American savingsMissing: $500bn of American savings
April 10, 2019-The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled, was convincing the world that interest income might have existed.

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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC-Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF
April 10, 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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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC-ETFMG Sit Short Term ETF
April 10, 2019--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ETFMG Sit Short Term ETF.
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Principal Exchange-Traded Funds files with the SEC-Principal Ultra-Short Active Income
April 10, 2019--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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After criticizing the idea, Vanguard to launch low-cost commodities mutual fund, but it ain't for Mom-and-Pop investors
April 10, 2019--Local mutual fund giant Vanguard will launch an extremely low-cost commodities mutual fund, but the minimum investment is $50,000.
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Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, March 19-20, 2019
April 10, 2019--The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday released the attached minutes of the Committee meeting held on March 19-20, 2019. A summary of economic projections made by Federal Reserve Board members and Reserve Bank presidents for the meeting is also included as an addendum to these minutes.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
April 10, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Pioneer ETF Series Trust I files with the SEC
April 9, 2019--Pioneer ETF Series Trust I has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Muni Bond ETF
April 9, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds Dec 2027 Term Muni Bond ETF
April 9, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2027 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-The Acquirers FundETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-The Acquirers Fund
April 9, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration staement with the SEC for the The Acquirers Fund.
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WisdomTree Cross-Lists 5 UCITS ETFs in Peru
April 9, 2019--Company's First UCITS ETFs in Peru Join Growing Set of Strategies Listed in Latin America
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced that 5 European WisdomTree UCITS ETFs have been listed on The Lima Stock Exchange, Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL).
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Principal Financial to buy Wells Fargo's retirement unit for $1.2 billion
April 9, 2019-- U.S. retirement plan administrator Principal Financial Group said on Tuesday it would buy Wells Fargo & Co's retirement plan services business for $1.2 billion, as it seeks a larger presence in markets serving mid-sized companies.
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Several Deutsche Bank exchange-traded-notes to cease trading Thursday
April 9, 2019--A dozen of Deutsche Bank's exchange-traded notes that provide exposure to oil, metals and other commodities are set to stop trading on Thursday, according to a recent filing by the bank.
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iShares files with the SEC-iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF
April 9, 2019--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF.
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Pioneer ETF Series Trust I files with the SEC
April 9, 2019--Pioneer ETF Series Trust I has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively managed ETFs.
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Global X Launches GNOM: An ETF targeting the Transformative Genomics Industry
April 9, 2019-- Global X ETFs, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds, announced today the launch of the 13th fund in its Thematic Growth suite, the Global X Genomics & Biotechnology ETF (Nasdaq: GNOM).
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CBO-The 2019 Budget and Economic Outlook
April 9, 2019--In CBO's projections, the federal budget deficit is about $900 billion in 2019 and exceeds $1 trillion each year beginning in 2022. Over the coming decade, deficits (after adjustments to exclude shifts in the timing of certain payments) fluctuate between 4.1 percent and 4.7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), well above the average over the past 50 years.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-
April 8, 2019--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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ETFs that don't disclose holdings daily set for SEC nod
April 8, 2019--Market regulators are poised to approve trading of a new kind of product that could bring more stockpickers to U.S. exchange-traded funds, according to a filing on Monday.
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TD Ameritrade Expands Lineup of Securities in 24-Hour Trading Program to 24 ETFs
April 8, 2019--TD Ameritrade today announced an expansion of 10 additional securities available in its 24/5 trading offering, now totaling 24 products, to allow clients broader exposure to markets during the overnight trading session.
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BBH Trust files with the SEC
April 5, 2019--BBH Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively-managed ETFs.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-The Antifragile Bond Fund
April 5, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the The Antifragile Bond Fund.
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for March 2019
April 5, 2019--The federal budget deficit was $693 billion for the first half of fiscal year 2019, the Congressional Budget Office estimates, $94 billion more than the deficit recorded during the same period last year.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with the SEC-4 SoFi ETFs
April 5, 2019--Tidal ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
SoFi Select 500 ETF
SoFi Next 500 ETF
SoFi 50 ETF
SoFi Gig Economy ETF.
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Principal Exchange-Traded Funds files with the SEC-Principal Ultra-Short Active Income ETF
April 5, 2019--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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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF
April 5, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF.
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Victory Portfolios II files with the SEC
April 5, 2019--Victory Portfolios II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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KraneShares Trust files with the SEC-KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF
April 5, 2019--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF.
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CFTC Commitment of Traders report
April 5, 2019--The current reports for the week of April 5, 2019 are now available.
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Fed preps draft white paper on cyber risk
April 5, 2019--US regulator seeks industry input for initiative on classifying and modelling threats. The US Federal Reserve has launched a project to find a common way of classifying and modelling cyber risk, amid continued fears over banks' collective readiness to meet the existential threat it poses to the financial system.
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2026 target-maturity bond ETF debuts from iShares
April 5, 2019--iShares has launched the iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF on the Cboe Global Markets. The ETF buys US municipal bonds with a target maturity of December 2026.
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Precidian ETF Trust II files with SEC
April 4, 2019--Precidian ETF Trust II has filed a Seventh Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund V files with the SEC-First Trust Managed Futures Strategy Fund
April 4, 2019--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund V has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Managed Futures Strategy Fund.
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VanEck Vectors ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 VanEck Vectors High Income ETFs
April 4, 2019--VanEck Vectors ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This filing relates solely to the VanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF and VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Take in Net New Money Driven by Demand for Taxable Bond Funds
April 4, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) experienced net inflows of $1.9 billion for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, April 3. Taxable bond funds (+$3.7 billion) took in the most net new money, while money market funds (+$1.4 billion) and municipal debt funds (+$714 million) also contributed to the net positive flows. Equity funds (-$3.9 billion) were the lone asset group to experience net outflows.
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Virtu and MarketAxess Partner on Fixed-Income ETF
April 4, 2019--Virtu Financial, Inc. and MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., two global leaders in electronic trading, today announced a partnership to provide institutions with enhanced trading tools and access to global exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and fixed income securities.
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Tradeweb Surges in Market Debut
April 4, 2019--Bond-trading company's shares jump from $27-a-share price set for IPO
Online bond-trading platform Tradeweb Markets Inc. surged in its market debut Thursday, as investors continued to show strong interest in new issues.
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WisdomTree Launches India Ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (IXSE)
April 4, 2019--XSE Offers Access to Growth Potential of India without Government Ownership
April 4, 2019--Launch Emphasizes Firm's Conviction Behind Investing in Non-State-Owned Enterprises in Emerging Markets
WisdomTree (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced the launch of the WisdomTree India ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund(IXSE) on the NYSE Arca.
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Global X files with the SEC
April 11, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Validea Market Legends ETF
April 3, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Validea Market Legends ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-American Energy Independence ETF
April 3, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Energy Independence ETF.
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Procure ETF Trust II files with the SEC-Procure Space ETF
April 3, 2019--Procure ETF Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Procure Space ETF.
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Pacer ETFs Adds $1 Billion to AUM in Just Four Months, Reaching $4 Billion
April 3, 2019--Innovative Strategies Continue to Drive Growth for the Three Year Old ETF Issuer Pacer ETFs ("Pacer"), an ETF provider that offers passive rules--based strategies, announces the firm surpassed $4 billion in assets under management (AUM) as new products and flagship strategies gain investor attention.
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Goldman's Trading Floor Is Going Open-Source-Kind of
April 3, 2019--The bank plans to let outside engineers tinker with some of the code that its traders use to price securities and analyze and manage risk
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Statement on "Framework for 'Investment Contract' Analysis of Digital Assets"
April 3, 2019--Bill Hinman, Director of Division of Corporation Finance
Valerie Szczepanik, Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation
Blockchain and distributed ledger technology can catalyze a wide range of innovation. We have seen these technologies used to create financial instruments, sometimes in the form of tokens or coins that can provide investment opportunities like those offered through more traditional forms of securities.
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MicroSectorsTM launches Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged U.S. Big Banks Exchange Traded Notes on NYSE Arca
April 3, 2019--REX Shares, LLC (REX) has announced an expansion of their MicroSectorsTM brand with the launch of a suite of Leveraged and Inverse Leveraged Exchange Traded Notes (the ETNs). The ETNs are linked to the Solactive MicroSectorsTN U.S. Big Banks Index (the Index) and will be issued by Bank of Montreal.
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FTSE Russell appoints new Canada Country Head
April 3, 2019--Paul Bowes appointed Country Head, FTSE Russell Canada
Will lead business development, partnering with clients and key stakeholders
Brings a wealth of experience across fixed income and equity capital markets, indices and derivatives
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
April 3, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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CBO-The 2019 Budget and Economic Outlook
April 2, 2019--In CBO's projections, the federal budget deficit is about $900 billion in 2019 and exceeds $1 trillion each year beginning in 2022. Over the coming decade, deficits (after adjustments to exclude shifts in the timing of certain payments) fluctuate between 4.1 percent and 4.7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), well above the average over the past 50 years.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC-iShares Self-Driving EV and Tech ETF
April 2, 2019--iShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares Self-Driving EV and Tech ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Cloud Computing ETF
April 2, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, regsitartion statement with the SEC for the Global X Cloud Computing ETF.
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Roundhill Financial LLC files with the SEC
April 2, 2019--Roundhill Financial LLC has filed an amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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KraneShares files with the SEC-QuadraticInterest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF
April 2, 2019--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the QuadraticInterest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-2 ROBO Global(R) ETFs
April 2, 2019--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
ROBO Global(R) Artificial Intelligence ETF
ROBO Global(R) Healthcare Technology and Innovation ETF.
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BlackRock Launches Sweeping Overhaul in Bid to Boost Growth
April 2, 2019--Wall Street giant installs new leaders at key division, reorganizes sales staff and shifts roles for directors
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The Forum at ETF Research Center-Sector SPDR Analyzer for April 2019 is Out
April 2, 2019--The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for April 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.
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House Panel Passes Retirement Bill to Raise RMD Age, Boost Annuities
April 2, 2019--Chairman Neal stated Tuesday that retirement legislation is one of his “top priorities.”
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday passed H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019, which makes it easer to offer annuities in 401(k) and 403(b) plans, raises the age for taking required minimum distributions from 70 1/2 to 72, and expands 529 plan use to homeschooling.
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M-CAM International LLC files with the SEC
April 1, 2019--M-CAM International LLC has filed a amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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SSGA Active Trust files with the SEC-2 ETFs
April 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 (XLSR)
SPDR SSGA Fixed Income Sector Rotation ETF (FISR)
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Innovator Lists April Series of S&P 500 Buffer ETFs Expanding Defined Outcome ETF(sm) Suite to Twelve
April 1, 2019--The only ETFs in the world to provide S&P 500 exposure, up to a cap, with known downside buffers of 9%, 15%, or 30%
Innovator Capital Management, LLC (Innovator) announced today the April Series of Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFs have begun trading on the Cboe.
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SEC Delays Decision on 2 Bitcoin ETF Filings
April 1, 2019--They are the Bitwise and VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETFs.
If the Securities and Exchange Commission had approved a Bitwise Bitcoin ETF today-April's Fool Day-would anyone have believed it?
Today marked the end of the 45-day public comment period for the ETF and the SEC punted, extending the deadline to May 16.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-3 QuantX ETFs
March 29, 2019-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 Total Return ETF
QuantX Dynamic Beta US Equity ETF.
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Exchange Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC-1 Saba ETF and 2 InsightShares ETFs
March 29, 2019--Exchange Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Saba Closed-End Funds ETF
InsightShares LGBT Employment Equality ETF
InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF.
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BlackRock ETF Trust files with the SEC-BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF
March 29, 2019--BlackRock ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registartion statement with the SEC for the BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 29, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 29, 2019 are now available.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-5 ETFs
March 29, 2019--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
FLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETF
Hull Tactical US ETF
ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF
Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF
Ideanomics NextGen Vehicles & Technology ETF.
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ETF Opportunities Trust files with the SEC
March 29, 2019--ETF Opportunities Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Zacks Trust files with the SEC
March 29, 2019--Zacks Trust has filed an amendment No. 1 to application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Renaissance Capital-1Q19 US IPO Review: Quiet First Quarter Ends with a Lyft
March 29, 2019--During the quarter, only 18 IPOs priced, raising $4.7 billion, the slowest quarter by deal count in three years. The sharp December equity market decline and government shutdown contributed to a very slow January when only one IPO priced.
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Zacks Trust files with the SEC-Actively Managed ETFs
March 29, 2019--Zacks Trust has filed an amendment No. 1 to a application for exemptive relief with the SEC-actively-managed ETFs.
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Teucrium Commodity Trust files with the SEC-Teucrium Wheat Fund
March 29, 2019--Teucrium Commodity Trust has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Wheat Fund.
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Teucrium Commodity Trust files with the SEC-Teucrium Corn Fund
March 29, 2019--March 29, 2019--Teucrium Commodity Trust has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Corn Fund.
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Lipper U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Funds Experience Net Inflows as Investors Park Assets in Money Market Funds
March 29, 2019--Lipper's fund asset groups (including both mutual funds and ETFs) had net positive flows of $24.6 billion for the fund-flows trading week ended Wednesday, March 27. Money market funds drove the overall net inflows as they took in $31.6 billion in net new money.
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WisdomTree Announces Europe Multifactor Fund (EUMF) and Japan Multifactor Fund (JAMF)
March 29, 2019--Formerly WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Europe Equity Fund (DDEZ) and WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund (DDJP)
Firm Continues to Grow Multifactor ETF Suite, Utilizing Modern AlphaTM Approach
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Evolve Files Preliminary Prospectus for Canada's First Actively Managed U.S. Marijuana ETF
March 29, 2019--Evolve Funds Group Inc. ("Evolve") is pleased to announce that it has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Canadian securities regulators for Canada's first actively managed U.S. marijuana industry focused ETF.
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Horizons ETFs Rebalances the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF (HMJR)
March 29, 2019--Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. ("Horizons ETFs") has completed the quarterly rebalance of the constituent holdings of the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF ("HMJR:NEO"). HMJR seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the Emerging Marijuana Growers Index, net of expenses.
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CFTC Unanimously Approves Project KISS Rulemakings to Ease Regulatory Burdens
March 28, 2019-The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has unanimously approved two final rule amendments to simplify registrants' obligations.
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Sprott ETF Trust files with the SEC-Gold Miners and Junior Gold Miners ETF
March 28, 2019--Sprott ETF Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Sprott Gold Miners ETF
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF.
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Schwab Introduces Subscription-Based Financial Planning Option in Its Digital Advisory Service
March 28, 2019--New pricing model delivers a modern approach to planning
To simplify its approach to comprehensive professional guidance and financial planning for the firm's digital advisory services, Charles Schwab is moving to a new subscription pricing model for Schwab Intelligent AdvisoryTM and renaming the service Schwab Intelligent Portfolios PremiumTM.
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U.S. economy grew a slower 2.2% in the fourth quarter, new GDP figures show
March 28, 2019--Adjusted pretax corporate profits fall for first time in seven quarters
March 28, 2019--The numbers: The economy grew somewhat slower in the final three months of 2018 than it originally appeared, largely because of softer consumer spending and a weaker climate for business investment that's likely to depress growth in the first quarter as well.
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Citi wealth management launches digital financial planning
March 28, 2019--Product lets clients select their financial goals and create a plan for achieving them
Citi is the latest bank turning to technology to boost its financial advice business.
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Marijuana Banking Bill Approved By Congressional Committee
March 28, 2019--A congressional committee voted on Thursday to approve legislation aimed at increasing marijuana businesses' access to banks.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 27, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Collaborative Investment Series Trust files with the SEC
March 27, 2019--Collaborative Investment Series Trust has filed a Amendment No. 2 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-3 Innovator S&P 500
March 27, 2019--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF-April; Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF-April; Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF-April.
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US efforts to cut trade deficit show biggest win in almost a year
March 27, 2019--The U.S. trade deficit fell much more expected in January to $51.15 billion, from a forecast $57 billion.
The decline of 14.6 percent represented the sharpest drop since March 2018 and comes amid continued negotiations with China this week.
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GraniteShares ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 GraniteShares ETFs
March 27, 2019--GraniteShares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
GraniteShares Battery and Miners ETF
GraniteShares Junior Tech Mega Trends ETF.
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CFTC Staff Issues Research Report on Impact of Automated Orders in Futures Markets
March 27, 2019--The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Market Intelligence Branch in the Division of Market Oversight (DMO) issued a report today that analyzed the entering of orders manually and automatically in commodity futures markets in the United States to determine how technological change is affecting futures trading.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-4 Inspire ETFs
March 26, 2019--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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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Validea Market Legends ETF
March 26, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Validea Market Legends ETF.
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Dow Inc. to Replace DowDuPont in DJIA
March 26, 2019--Move was spurred by DowDuPont's plan to spin off Dow as a separate company effective.
Dow Inc. will take DowDuPont Inc.'s place in the Dow Jones Industrial Average before the start of trading April 2, S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday.
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IMF Working Paper-Fintech in Latin America and the Caribbean: Stocktaking
March 26, 2019--Summary:
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), financial technology has been growing rapidly and is on the agenda of many policy makers. Fintech provides opportunities to deepen financial development, competition, innovation, and inclusion in the region but also creates new and only partially understood risks to consumers and the financial system.
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IMF Working Paper-NAFTA to USMCA: What is Gained?
March 26, 2019--Summary:
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed on November 30, 2018 and aims to replace and modernize the North-American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This paper uses a global, multisector, computable-general-equilibrium model to provide an analytical assessment of five key provisions in the new agreement, including tighter rules of origin in the automotive, textiles and apparel sectors, more liberalized agricultural trade, and other trade facilitation measures.
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More Tumult For The Turkey ETF
March 26, 2019--Volatility is often the name of the game with the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF and that has been the case in recent trading sessions.
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Half of Older Americans Have Nothing in Retirement Savings
March 26, 2019--The bad news is that almost half of Americans approaching retirement have nothing saved in a 401(k) or other individual account. The good news is that the new estimate, from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, is slightly better than a few years earlier.
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U.S. GAO-Retirement Security: Most Households Approaching Retirement Have Low Savings, an Update
March 26, 2019--Our 2015 report on retirement security included estimates on the percentage of households aged 55 and over without retirement savings or a defined benefit plan (traditional employment-based pension plans that offer benefits based on factors like salary and years of service).
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Global X files with the SEC-3 ETFs
March 25, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statment with the SEC for the
Global X DAX Germany ETF
Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF
Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF .
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Eurex's ESG Futures soon tradable in the U.S.
March 25, 2019--Eurex, one of the world's largest derivatives exchanges, has received approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer its sustainable futures in the U.S. This gives U.S. based investors that apply environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria direct access to hedging instruments for their portfolios.
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Manager Directed Portfolios files with the SEC-iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF
March 25, 2019--Manager Directed Portfolios has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF.
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Virtus ETF Trust II files with the SEC-Virtus Seix Senior Loan ETF
March 25, 2019--Virtus ETF Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus Seix Senior Loan ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC
March 25, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Managed Portfolio Series files with the SEC-Tortoise North American Pipeline Fund
March 25, 2019--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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Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, Inc. files with the SEC
March 25, 2019--Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, Inc. has filed a amended application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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International Cannabis Announces Inclusion to the Horizons HMMJ ETF
March 25, 2019--ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE: WRLD.U)(FWB: 8K51)(OTC: WLDCF) ("ICC" or "International Cannabis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX: HMMJ) (the "ETF") as part of the quarterly rebalance of the constituent holdings of HMMJ.
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Business Economists Cut US Growth Forecast
March 25, 2019--"NABE Outlook Survey panelists believe the U.S. economy has reached an inflection point," the group''s president says.
The National Association of Business Economists has joined the Federal Reserve and Business Roundtable in downgrading its outlook for U.S. growth this year and next.
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Inverted Yield Curve Is Telling Investors What They Already Know
March 24, 2019--Long-term bond yields plunging below short-term ones is a good predictor of Fed rate cuts and an economic slowdown-but a recession is no guarantee .
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Davis Fundamental ETF Trust files with the SEC
March 22, 2019--Davis Fundamental ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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VanEck Vectors ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 VanEck Vectors High Income ETFs
March 22, 2019--VanEck Vectors ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
VanEck Vectors High Income MLP ETF
VanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF.
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Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust files with the SEC-2 ClearBridge ETFs
March 22, 2019--Legg Mason ETF Investment Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF
ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF.
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KraneShares Trust files with the SEC KraneSharesMSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF
March 22, 2019-KraneShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KraneSharesMSCI Emerging Markets ex China Index ETF.
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BlackRock's iShares Launches Factor Rotation, Value ETFs
March 22, 2019--BlackRock Inc.'s iShares unit, the world's largest issuer of exchange traded funds, added to its already expansive ETF lineup Thursday with two funds.
The new funds are an actively managed factor rotation strategy and a new, passive take on value investing.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Reports Update
March 22, 2019--The current reports for the week of March 22, 2019 are now available.
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Federal Reserve System publishes annual financial statements
March 22, 2019--The Federal Reserve Banks' 2018 earnings were approximately $63.1 billion, representing a decrease of $17.6 billion from 2017. The Reserve Banks provided for remittances to the U.S. Treasury of $65.3 billion in 2018, including two lump-sum payments totaling approximately $3.2 billion that were necessary to reduce the aggregate Reserve Bank capital surplus to $6.8 billion as required by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
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RBC Global Asset Management announces unitholder approval for changes to RBC Index ETFs and RBC Index Funds and further details regarding termination of the RBC Emerging Markets Equity Index ETF
March 22, 2019--RBC Global Asset Management Inc.("RBC GAM Inc.") today announced that unitholders have approved the mergers of five RBC Index ETFs, the change in investment fund manager from RBC GAM Inc. to BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada") for the RBC Global Government Bond (CAD Hedged) Index ETF and changes to the investment objectives of the RBC Index Funds.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Launches The Net Lease Corporate Real Estate Exchange Traded Fund
March 22, 2019--Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC, ("ETC") a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with Fundamental Income, today announced that it has launched the NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF (NYSE ARCA: NETL).
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95% of all Bitcoin trades are fake, Bitwise tells SEC
March 22, 2019--In a filing to gain approval of an ETF, Bitwise Asset Management proposes tracking 10 'honest' exchanges to alleviate market manipulation concerns.
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RBC iShares launches its first set of ETFs under new partnership
March 21, 2019--RBC iShares, the country's largest ETF provider, is debuting its first set of funds since Canada's largest bank, Royal Bank of Canada, and BlackRock Inc. joined forces earlier this year.
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Janus files with the SEC
March 21, 2019--Janus Detroit Street Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Fund Investors Inject Net New Money into Long-Term Assets for the Week
March 21, 2019--For the first week in four, investors were overall net redeemers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), withdrawing $24.1 billion for Lipper's fund-flows week ended March 20, 2019. However, the headline numbers are slightly misleading.
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Transamerica Launches DeltaShares S&P EM 100 & Managed Risk ETF, Expanding the DeltaShares Suite of Strategic Beta ETFs
March 21, 2019--Transamerica Asset Management, Inc. today announced the launch of the DeltaShares(R) S&P EM 100 & Managed Risk ETF, an expansion of the DeltaShares by Transamerica suite of strategic beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs) introduced in August 2017.
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SEC to examine competition among US asset managers
March 20, 2019--Regulator fears that industry consolidation will hit investor choice
The US financial regulator is set to examine whether investors' choice of asset management companies will be damaged by competitive pressures that threaten to destroy smaller players.
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Hartford Funds NextShares Trust files with the SEC-Hartford Global Impact NextShares Fund
March 20, 2019--Hartford Funds NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Hartford Global Impact NextShares Fund.
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Global X files with the SEC
March 20, 2019--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
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BlackRock Has Never Charged This Little for an Index Mutual Fund
March 20, 2019--Money manager's move is indication of pressure firms face to lower prices of their most common stock-and-bond investments
BlackRock Inc. is cutting the price big clients pay to invest in its largest equity index mutual fund, a bid by the giant money manager to close the gap with cheaper rivals.
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SEC Adopts Rules to Implement FAST Act Mandate to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure
March 20, 2019--The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to adopt amendments to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements for public companies, investment advisers, and investment companies. These amendments are expected to benefit investors by eliminating outdated and unnecessary disclosure and making it easier for them to access and analyze material information.
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Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee release economic projections from the March 19-20 FOMC meeting
March 20, 2019--The table and charts released on Wednesday summarize the economic projections and the target federal funds rate projections made by Federal Open Market Committee participants for the March 19-20 meeting.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
March 20, 2019--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Hoya Capital Launches HOMZ, The Housing ETF
March 20, 2019--The Hoya Capital Housing ETF (Ticker: HOMZ) Offers Exposure to One of The Largest Asset Classes in the World

Hoya Capital Real Estate, a research-focused investment advisor specializing in real estate securities, today announced the launch of HOMZ, the first exchange traded fund (ETF) to offer diversified exposure across the entire US housing sector.

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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
March 20, 2019--Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market remains strong but that growth of economic activity has slowed from its solid rate in the fourth quarter.
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Deutsche Bank AG Announces Intention To Delist Its Agriculture, Base Metals, Commodity, Crude Oil and Equity ETNs
March 20, 2019--Deutsche Bank announced today that it plans to delist the following exchange traded notes (ETNs) from NYSE Arca due to low levels of trading activity for the ETNs.
ETN Name: DB Agriculture Double Long Exchange Traded Notes due April 1, 2038
DB Agriculture Long Exchange Traded Notes due April 1, 2038
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Fidelity files with the SEC-2 Fidelity International ETFs
March 19, 2019--Fidelity Covington Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Fidelity International High Dividend ETF
Fidelity International Value Factor ETF.
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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC-Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF
March 19, 2019--DBX ETF Tuts has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF.
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White House foresees long economic boom where others don't
March 19, 2019--Contrary to the views of most economists, the Trump administration expects the U.S. economy to keep booming over the next decade on the strength of further tax cuts, reduced regulation and improvements to the nation's infrastructure.
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Innovator Readies April Series of Defined Outcome S&P 500 Buffer ETFs
March 19, 2019--The only ETFs in the world to provide S&P 500 exposure, to a cap, with known downside buffers
Innovator Capital Management, LLC (Innovator) announced today the anticipated upside cap ranges and return profiles for the April Series of Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFs, scheduled for Cboe listing on April 1, 2019.
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RYZZ Capital launches ETF for managed futures
March 19, 2019--Fears of a global economic slowdown saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average post five losing sessions in a row during early March, which is a reminder to investors that the volatility that racked the markets in the fourth quarter of 2018 could return at any time.
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Bitwise Asset Management Presentation to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
March 19, 2019--Bitwise Asset Management, Inc. provided a attached presentation to the SEC with reference to market manipulation concerns.
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