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August 30, 2019--BrightStone Global LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
May 29, 2020--The current reports for the week of May 26, 2020 are now available.
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Emles Trust files with the SEC
May 29, 2020--Emles Trust has filed a Form N-1A registration statement with the SEC.
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Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC
May 29, 2020--Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a Second Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-North Shore Dual Share Class ETF
May 29, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the North Shore Dual Share Class ETF.
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Arrow Investments Trust files with the SEC-Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF & Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF
May 29, 2020--Arrow Investments Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF
Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF.
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Arrow ETF Trust files with the SEC-Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF
May 29, 2020--Arrow ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF.
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Listed Funds Trust files with the SEC- Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF
May 29, 2020--Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust II files with the SEC-Eaton Vance TABS 5-to-15 Year Laddered Municipal Bond NextShares
May 29, 2020--Eaton Vance NextShares Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Eaton Vance TABS 5-to-15 Year Laddered Municipal Bond NextShares.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X Nasdaq 100 Covered Call & Growth ETF
May 29, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Nasdaq 100 Covered Call & Growth ETF.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF
May 29, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF.
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SEC chair warns of risks tied to ESG ratings
May 28, 2020--Jay Clayton says merging separate metrics can lead to imprecise analysis
The US asset management industry's top regulator has warned about the risks of relying on simple ratings when considering environmental, social or governance issues as part of an investment decision.
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This Mutual-Fund-to-ETF Conversion Will Be an Important Test of Active Management
May 28, 2020--Guinness Atkinson Dividend Builder is a solid mutual fund with modest fees that has beaten its world-stock-fund peers in the past five years, yet no one seems to care. The fund has only $15 million in assets. The question is: Would you take notice of it were an exchange-traded fund instead?
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond Buffer ETF-July
May 28, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust have filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond Buffer ETF-July.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond Floor ETF -July
May 28, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust have filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond Floor ETF-July.
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Trade-war cost to U.S. market cap was US$1.7 trillion, study says
May 28, 2020--The U.S. trade war with China cut US$1.7 trillion from the market value of listed American firms and will reduce their investment growth rate by almost two percentage points by year-end, according to a report highlighted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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U.S. economy shrank at 5% annual rate in the first quarter
May 28, 2020--The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than initially estimated in the first three months of this year with economists continuing to expect a far worse outcome in the current April-June quarter.
Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, fell at an annual rate of 5% in the first quarter, a bigger decline than the 4.8% drop first estimated a month ago, the Commerce Department reported.
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Beige Book-May 27, 2020
May 27, 2020--Overall Economic Activity
Economic activity declined in all Districts-falling sharply in most-reflecting disruptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumer spending fell further as mandated closures of retail establishments remained largely in place during most of the survey period. Declines were especially severe in the leisure and hospitality sector, with very little activity at travel and tourism businesses.
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Fidelity Covington Trust files with the SEC-3 3 Fidelity ETFs
May 27, 2020--Fidelity Covington Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registartion statement with the SEC for the
Fidelity New Millennium ETF
Fidelity Blue Chip Growth ETF
Fidelity Blue Chip Value ETF.
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Direxion Shares ETF Trust files with the SEC-Direxion High Growth ETF, Direxion Fallen Knives ETF, and the Direxion Dynamic Hedge ETF
May 27, 2020--Direxion Shares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statetement with the SEC for the Direxion High Growth ETF, Direxion Fallen Knives ETF, and the Direxion Dynamic Hedge ETF.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF
May 27, 2020--Global X Funds has filed with the SEC-Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF
May 27, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X S&P Catholic Values Developed ex-U.S. ETF.
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Spinnaker ETF Series files with the SEC-Changebridge Capital Long/Short ETF and Changebridge Capital Alpha Long ETF
May 27, 2020--Spinnaker ETF Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Changebridge Capital Long/Short ETF
Changebridge Capital Alpha Long ETF.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X Variable Rate Preferred ETF
May 26, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Variable Rate Preferred ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-Corbett Road Tactical Opportunity ETF
May 26, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Corbett Road Tactical Opportunity ETF.
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Columbia ETF Trust I files with the SEC
May 26, 2020--Columbia ETF Trust I has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan Carbon Transition U.S. Equity ETF
May 22, 2020--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Carbon Transition U.S. Equity ETF.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF
May 22, 2020--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
May 21, 2020--The current reports for the week of May 19, 2020 are now available.
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AIM ETF Products Trust files with the SEC-AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Jul ETF and AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Jul ETF
May 21, 2020--AIM ETF Products Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Jul ETF
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Jul ETF.
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iShares files with the SEC
May 21, 2020--iShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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SEC panel says agency should add sustainability disclosure rules
May 21, 2020--The SEC should update its reporting requirements for issuers to include ESG factors, the commission's investor advisory committee said Thursday, voting to approve a recommendation drafted by the committee's investor-as-owner subcommittee.
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J.P. Morgan Debuts Two Active Equity ETFs
May 21, 2020--J.P. Morgan Asset Management continued its aggressive push into the exchange-traded fund space with today's launch of two actively managed transparent equity ETFs.
The JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF (JEPI) seeks to generate current income and participate in capital appreciation by investing in stocks-mainly from the S&P 500 index-and in equity-linked notes, or ELNs
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Coronavirus Shutdown Casts Doubt on Value of Exchange Trading Floors
May 21, 2020--NYSE's 4 p.m. auctions run more smoothly, study finds; investors get better prices for S&P 500 options
Investors won't necessarily benefit when the New York Stock Exchange and other market operators welcome traders back to their closed floors, new research suggests.
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Natixis ETF Trust files with the SEC- Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF
May 21, 2020--Natixis ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF
Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-First Trust Multi-Manager Large Growth ETF
May 20, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effctive amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Multi-Manager Large Growth ETF,
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X Emerging Markets Bond ETF
May 20, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Emerging Markets Bond ETF.
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CBO-Interim Economic Projections for 2020 and 2021
May 19, 2020--CBO estimates that real gross domestic product will contract by 11 percent in the second quarter of this year, which is equivalent to a decline of 38 percent at an annual rate, and that the number of people employed will be almost 26 million lower than the number in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC-Virtus WMC Global Factor Opportunities ETF
May 19, 2020--ETFis Series Trust I has filed has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus WMC Global Factor Opportunities ETF.
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Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs files with the SEC-Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF and Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Longer Dated Strategy K-1 Free ETF.
May 19, 2020--Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Strategy K-1 Free ETF
Aberdeen Standard Bloomberg All Commodity Longer Dated Strategy K-1 Free ETF.
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Simplify Exchange Traded Funds files with the SEC-3 Simplify US Equity ETFs
May 18, 2020-Simplify Exchange Traded Funds has filed a Form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for
Simplify US Equity PLUS Convexity ETF
Simplify US Equity PLUS Downside Convexity ETF
Simplify US Equity PLUS Upside Convexity ETF.
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Innovator ETFs Trust II files with the SEC-Innovator S&P 500 Diversified Power Buffer ETFTM
May 18, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator S&P 500 Diversified Power Buffer ETFTM (formerly Innovator Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical ETF).
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF
May 18, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Four 6 Meridian ETFs
May 18, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the 6 Meridian Low Beta Equity Strategy ETF, 6 Meridian Mega Cap Equity ETF, 6 Meridian Small Cap Equity ETF and 6 Meridian Hedged Equity-Index Option Strategy ETF.
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Vanguard Index Funds files with the SEC
May 18, 2020--Vanguard Index Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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IMF Policy Paper-Measuring Economic Welfare: What and How?
May 18, 2020--Summary:
Calls for a more people-focused approach to statistics on economic performance, and concerns about inequality, environmental impacts, and effects of digitalization have put welfare at the top of the measurement agenda. This paper argues that economic welfare is a narrower concept than well-being.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan International Growth ETF
May 15, 2020--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan International Growth ETF.
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AIM ETF Products Trust files with the SEC-AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Apr ETF and AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Apr ETF.
May 15, 2020--AIM ETF Products Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Apr ETF
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Apr ETF.
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AIM ETF Products Trust files with the SEC-AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Apr ETF and AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Apr ETF.
May 15, 2020--AIM ETF Products Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer10 Apr ETF
AllianzIM U.S. Large Cap Buffer20 Apr ETF.
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Guinness Atkinson Funds files with the SEC-SmartETFs Dividend Builder ETF and SmartETFs Asia Pacific Dividend Builder ETF
May 15, 2020--Guinness Atkinson Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
SmartETFs Dividend Builder ETF
SmartETFs Asia Pacific Dividend Builder ETF.
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United States 12 Month Oil Fund, LP files with the SEC
May 15, 2020--United States 12 Month Oil Fund, LP has filed Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC.
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Financial Stability Report
May 15, 2020--Overview
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused tremendous human and economic hardship across the United States and around the world. The pandemic and the measures taken to contain it have effectively closed some sectors of the economy since mid-March. Economic activity in the United States has contracted at an unprecedented pace, and the unemployment rate surged to 14.7 percent in April .
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
May 15, 2020--The current reports for the week of May 12, 2020 are now available.
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J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC-JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF
May 15, 2020--J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF.
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Fed's credit operation launched, but job already done
May 14, 2020--The Federal Reserve's pledged support for exchange-traded funds may not end up costing the central bank much, but will still have the desired effect of keeping the credit market afloat.
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Fed Buys $305 Million of ETFs at Launch of Historic Program
May 14, 2020--The Federal Reserve bought $305 million of exchange-traded funds on the first day of its historic intervention into U.S. corporate debt markets, according to data published Thursday.
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Asset managers call for clearer definition of ETFs
May 14, 2020--BlackRock, State Street and Invesco among those seeking strict definition of what can be called an exchange-traded fund
BlackRock Inc., State Street Global Advisors and some other large money managers are asking exchanges to enforce a more narrow definition of exchange-traded funds.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC
May 14, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Goldman Sachs to buy boutique wealth management custodian Folio
May 14, 2020--Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to buy a boutique wealth management custodian and technology company called Folio Financial Inc for an undisclosed amount of money, according to a letter that Folio sent to its customers on Thursday and was viewed by Reuters.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-U.S. Global Jets ETF and U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF.
May 14, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the U.S. Global Jets ETF
U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF.
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Eaton Vance NextShares Trust files with the SEC
May 14, 2020--Eaton Vance NextShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Nushares ETF Trust files with the SEC-Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF
May 14, 2020--Nushares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Nuveen Short-Term REIT ETF.
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WisdomTree Trust files with the SEC
May 13, 2020--WisdomTree Trust 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
May 13, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETF -May
Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF -May
Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF-May.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC-iShares 0-3 Month Treasury Bond ETF 
May 12, 2020--iShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares 0-3 Month Treasury Bond ETF.
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Investment Managers Series Trust files with the SEC- Knowledge Leaders Developed World ETF
May 12, 2020--Investment Managers Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Knowledge Leaders Developed World ETF.
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Indxx goes mainstream with global benchmark series
May 12, 2020--New York-based Indxx has launched the Indxx Global Benchmark series, a suite of regular, market-cap-weighted indices covering major equity markets.
The series currently comprises eight indices providing broad market exposure to global, developed market, developed ex-US, US, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific, and emerging market equities.
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Schwab Strategic Trust files with the SEC
May 12, 2020--Schwab Strategic Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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BlackRock throws weight behind new NYSE and Nasdaq challenger MEMX
May 12, 2020--The Members Exchange on Tuesday said BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world's biggest asset manager, was among its latest financial and strategic backers as the new bourse gears up to take on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.O) with a third-quarter launch.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Digital Health & Telemedicine ETF
May 12, 2020--Global X has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X Digital Health & Telemedicine ETF.
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Trump administration orders federal pension fund to scrap plan to invest in Chinese stocks
May 12, 2020--White House officials say $4 billion investment presents national security risk
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SPDR(R) Series Trust files with the SEC-SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF
May 11, 2020--SPDR(R) Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF.
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Goldman Sachs ETF Trust files with the SEC-4 Goldman Sachs MarketBeta ETFs
May 11, 2020--Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registartion statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs MarketBeta International Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs MarketBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs MarketBeta International Small Cap Equity ETF
Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF.
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Big Money Managers Take Lead Role in Managing Coronavirus Stimulus
May 11, 2020--BlackRock is about to start buying billions of dollars in corporate bonds for the Fed, reflecting the firm’s rise to financial might but also opening it to scrutiny
The Federal Reserve's giant program of corporate bond buying is about to kick in. It will hand a critical new role in propping the struggling economy to a business with increasing clout in the financial world: money management.
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DBX ETF Trust files with the SEC
May 11, 2020--DBX ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Xtrackers J.P. Morgan ESG USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (formerly Xtrackers High Yield Corporate Bond-Interest Rate Hedged ETF)
Xtrackers Bloomberg Barclays US Investment Grade Corporate ESG ETF (formerly Xtrackers Investment Grade Bond-Interest Rate Hedged ETF)
Xtrackers J.P. Morgan ESG Emerging Markets Sovereign ETF (formerly Xtrackers Emerging Markets Bond-Interest Rate Hedged ETF).
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Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC-KFA Global Carbon ETF
May 11, 2020--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KFA Global Carbon ETF.
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BlackRock's largest shareholder sells 22% stake
May 11. 2020--PNC puts $17bn shareholding on market to raise cash for deals and to weather coronavirus
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-First Trust Multi-Manager Large Growth ETF
May 8, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Multi-Manager Large Growth ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-LHA Market State U.S. Tactical ETF
May 8, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LHA Market State U.S. Tactical ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Salt High truBeta US Market ETF and the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF
May 8, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Salt High truBeta US Market ETF and the Salt Low truBeta US Market ETF.
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Global Beta ETF Trust files with the SEC-2 Global Beta ETFs
May 8, 2020--Global Beta ETF Trust has filed a Form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the Global Beta Low Beta ETF
Global Beta Momentum-Growth ETF.
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Gabelli ETFs Trust files with the SEC
May 8, 2020--Gabelli ETFs Trust has filed a Form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the
Gabelli Growth Innovators ETF
Gabelli Financial Services ETF
Gabelli Small Cap Growth ETF
Gabelli Small & Mid Cap ETF
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Dynamic Shares Trust files with the SEC-Dynamic Short Short-Term Volatility Futures ETF
May 8, 2020--Dynamic Shares Trust has filed a Form S-1 Registration statement with the SEC for the Dynamic Short Short-Term Volatility Futures ETF.
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United States Gold and Treasury Investment Trust files with the SEC
May 8, 2020--United States Gold and Treasury Investment Trust has filed an Amendment No. 1 to Form S-1 Registration statement with the SEC.
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Renaissance Capital IPO Market Newsletter
May 8, 2020--Scheduled U.S. IPOs-Week of 05/11/20
There are no IPOs scheduled this week.
IPO Commentary
Llamas vs. Bats: Llama antibodies, the coronavirus, and the biotechs that benefit Could llamas be the key to containing the coronavirus?
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for April 2020
May 8, 2020--The federal budget typically records a surplus in April because final tax payments for the prior year and estimated payments for the current year are usually due on April 15. But this year, the government incurred a deficit of $737 billion in April, CBO estimates, compared with a surplus of $160 billion last year.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
May 8, 2020--The current reports for the week of May 05, 2020 are now available.
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Water Island Capital Launches AltShares Merger Arbitrage ETF
May 7, 2020--Water Island Capital is pleased to announce the launch of AltShares Merger Arbitrage ETF (NYSE:ARB), the first ETF offered in AltShares Trust. ARB seeks to provide passive exposure to the Water Island Merger Arbitrage USD Hedged Index (WIMARBH).
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Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC-KraneShares SSE STAR Market 50 Index ETF
May 7, 2020--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statemnt with the SRC for the KraneShares SSE STAR Market 50 Index ETF.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-ROBO Global(R) Artificial Intelligence ETF
May 7, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ROBO Global(R) Artificial Intelligence ETF.
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Manager Directed Portfolios files with the SEC-iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF and the iM DBi Hedge Strategy ETF.
May 7, 2020--Manager Directed Portfolios has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF
iM DBi Hedge Strategy ETF.
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Listed Funds Trust Trust files with the SEC-Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF
May 7, 2020--Listed Funds Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports & Digital Entertainment ETF.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Four 6 Meridian ETFs
May 7, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
6 Meridian Low Beta Equity Strategy ETF
6 Meridian Mega Cap Equity ETF
6 Meridian Small Cap Equity ETF
6 Meridian Hedged Equity-Index Option Strategy ETF
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund V files with the SEC-First Trust Managed Futures Strategy Fund
May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund V filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Managed Futures Strategy Fund.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VII files with the SEC-First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF and First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund
May 6, 2020--May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF and First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF-May
May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF-May.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF-May
May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF-May.
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Syntax ETF Trust files with the SEC-Syntax Stratified U.S. Total Market Hedged ETF and Syntax Stratified LargeCap II ETF
May 6, 2020--Syntax ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Syntax Stratified U.S. Total Market Hedged ETF and Syntax Stratified LargeCap II ETF.
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CFTC.gov Swaps Report Update
May 6, 2020--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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Exchanges Told to Give Brokers More Say in How Stock Data Are Distributed
May 6, 2020--SEC order follows complaints that exchanges favor clients who pay more for extra speed, data
The SEC ordered the nation's stock exchanges Wednesday to give stockbrokers and investors greater input into how real-time stock prices are distributed.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund files with the SEC
May 6, 2020--May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Capital Strength ETF, First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund, First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund, First Trust Chindia ETF, First Trust Natural Gas ETF, First Trust Water ETF, First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund, First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund, First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund,
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI files with the SEC-First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF
May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Dorsey Wright DALI 1 ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund II files with the SEC
May 6, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Asia Pacific ex-Japan AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Australia AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Canada AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust China AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Developed Markets ex-US AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX(R) Fund, First Trust Europe AlphaDEX(R) Fund,
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New Listing Rules Adopted for ETFs Relying on Rule 6c-11-Exchanges' ETF Listing Compliance Burdens Reduced
May 5, 2020--As the December 23, 2020 compliance date for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved rule 6c-11 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (ETF Rule) approaches, the vast majority of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are preparing to launch and operate without first obtaining an exemptive order from the SEC.
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-LeaderShares(R) Equity Skew ETF
May 5, 2020--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the LeaderShares(R) Equity Skew ETF.
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Indxx launches US 'Fallen Knives' Index
May 5, 2020--New York-headquartered Indxx has launched a new US equity index that follows a mean reversion strategy.
Mean-reversion assumes that there is an underlying stable trend in the price of an asset and prices fluctuate randomly around this trend.
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U.S. Treasury blasts records with $3 trillion borrowing need this quarter
May 4, 2020--The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday said it plans to borrow nearly $3 trillion in the second quarter of 2020 -more than five times larger than the previous record-as the federal government spends at a frantic pace to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. economy.
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New York Fed Says It Will Begin Buying ETFs in 'Early May'
May 4, 2020--Corporate debt purchases to begin 'soon thereafter,' Fed says

Fed puts limits on eligible ETF purchases to avoid overpaying
The Federal Reserve is close to standing up two corporate lending programs that could buy up to $750 billion in debt and exchange-traded funds under its emergency coronavirus actions.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. data deluge to underscore divide between roaring market, plunging economy
May 8, 2020--A week packed with U.S. economic data is likely to provide investors with more evidence of the extent to which the coronavirus pandemic has hit growth, sharpening the debate on whether a rebound in stocks has been justified amid an unprecedented slowdown.
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Treasury's $4 Trillion Funding Task Signals Record Auction Slate
May 3, 2020--Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is likely to boost the government's quarterly round of debt auctions to unprecedented levels this week to finance a deficit that's set to surpass estimates of $4 trillion for this year as lawmakers discuss additional economic stimulus.
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JPMorgan Chase removes former oil boss from independent director role
May 2, 2020--Largest US bank bows to pressure from climate activists to demote Lee Raymond.
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