Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF-continued

November 27, 2019--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF.
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U.S. Treasury to continue shift to longer-dated debt
August 6, 2020-- The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday it plans to continue a shift to longer-term notes and bonds as it issues debt in coming quarters to fund measures to offset the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.
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Unified Series Trust files with the SEC
August 6, 2020--Unified Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Absolute Core Strategy ETF.
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Unified Series Trust files with the SEC-Absolute Core Strategy ETF
August 6, 2020--Unified Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Absolute Core Strategy ETF.
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SPDR Series Trust files with the SEC-SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF
August 6, 2020--SPDR 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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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC-Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF
August 6, 2020--ETFis Series Trust I has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF.
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Teucrium Commodity Trust files with the SEC-Teucrium Soybean Fund
August 6, 2020-Teucrium Commodity Trust has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the SEC for the Teucrium Soybean Fund.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC-iShares US Small Cap Value Factor ETF 
August 5, 2020--iShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the iShares US Small Cap Value Factor ETF.
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Traders Ditching Mutual Funds Stoke ETF Assets to a Record
August 4, 2020--U.S. holdings reach $4.66 trillion, topping February's high
Vanguard's VOO, State Street's GLD lead inflows year-to-date
Assets in U.S. exchange-traded funds have climbed to a record, bouncing back from a sharp drop in the first half of the year as investors abandon mutual funds for securities they perceive as cheaper and easier to trade.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI files with the SEC
August 4, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Covid Supercharges Federal Reserve as Backup Lender to the World
August 3, 2020--When the coronavirus halted the global economy, the U.S. central bank lent massively to foreign counterparts
When the coronavirus brought the world economy to a halt in March, it fell to the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep the wheels of finance turning for businesses across America.
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U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%
August 3, 2020--A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon-the entire U.S. yield curve sinking below 1%.
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OCC To Lower Costs for Users of U.S. Equity Derivatives Markets
August 3, 2020--Announces Fee Reduction, Projected Year-End Refund for Clearing Member Firms Will Seek Regulatory Approval to Amend Capital Management Policy with Persistent Amount of "Skin-in-the-Game"
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TrueMark Launches Second Structured Outcome ETF
August 3, 2020--AUGZ is the second monthly fund in True-Shares' Structured Outcome product suite
Continuing on the successful listing of JULZ, TrueMark Investments today launched AUGZ, the second ETF in the True-Shares structured outcome product suite.
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Treasury Market Fired Up to Vault Over Biggest Supply Hurdle Yet
August 2, 2020--Refunding expected to ramp up issuance of longer maturities
'These things are still getting gobbled up'
Long-dated bonds are all the rage right now. Luckily there's no shortage of supply on the way.
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Fed Weighs Abandoning Pre-Emptive Rate Moves to Curb Inflation
August 2, 2020--Central bankers look to change long-running strategy to encourage lower rates, shift unemployment-inflation dynamic.
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The anatomy of a very brief bear market
August 2, 2020--The Covid-19 economy has had many unprecedented events packed into a few months, but none more extraordinary than the switchback in global equities.
The advanced economies experienced a savage but brief bear market up to 23 March, followed by a spectacular recovery that eliminated all the year-to-date losses within 17 more weeks.
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State Street lashes out at new US ESG rule
August 2, 2020--State Street Global Advisors, the world's third-largest asset manager, has lambasted a proposed US rule on the use of environmental, social and governance investing across pension portfolios, arguing it could jeopardise the retirement incomes of millions of people.
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Top fund firms oppose planned U.S. roadblock to green retirement funds
July 31, 2020--Top asset managers including Vanguard Group, State Street Corp and Franklin Resources have urged the Trump administration to reconsider proposed investment rules that would make it harder for retirement plans to use socially focused funds like those that invest in renewable energy.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI files with the SEC
July 31, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Defiance Indxx Junior Semiconductor ETF and Defiance NextGen SPAC IPO ETF
July 31, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registartion statement with the SEC for the
Defiance Indxx Junior Semiconductor ETF
Defiance NextGen SPAC IPO ETF.
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Two Roads Shared Trust files with the SEC-LeaderShares(R) Activist Leaders(R) ETF and LeaderShares(R) AlphaFactor(R) Tactical Focused ETF
July 31, 2020--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
LeaderShares(R) Activist Leaders(R) ETF
LeaderShares(R) AlphaFactor(R) Tactical Focused ETF.
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Siren ETF Trust files with the SEC-Siren DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF, Siren DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF and Siren Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETF
July 31, 2020--Siren ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Siren DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF
Siren DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF
Siren Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETF.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
July 31, 2020--The current reports for the week of July 28, 2020 are now available
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AdvisorShares Investments LLC files with the SEC-ActiveShares(R) ETFs
July 31, 2020--AdvisorShares Investments LLC has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC for the the ActiveShares(R) ETFs.
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Top fund firms oppose planned U.S. roadblock to green retirement funds
July 31, 2020--Top asset managers including Vanguard Group, State Street Corp and Franklin Resources have urged the Trump administration to reconsider proposed investment rules that would make it harder for retirement plans to use socially focused funds like those that invest in renewable energy.
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Canadian ETFs set first-half inflow record of $22.4 billion
July 31, 2020--Mid-year review highlights victories across fixed-income, equity, smart-beta, and ESG categories
In the midst of the financial-market turbulence stirred up by the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's ETF industry set a new record in inflows as it proved its strength on multiple fronts.
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US financial advisers struggle to overcome their lack of racial diversity
July 30, 2020--Financial firms across the US rushed to display their commitment to racial justice and diversity after the killing of George Floyd in police custody.
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Federal Reserve: COVID-19 surge threatens economic recovery
July 30, 2020--Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday that the viral epidemic is endangering the modest economic recovery that followed a collapse in hiring and spending this spring.
As a result, Powell said, the Fed plans to keep interest rates pinned near zero well into the future.
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KFA Global Carbon ETF Launches First US-listed ETF to Establish a Global Price for Carbon Emissions*
July 30, 2020--By Going Long the Price of Carbon Emissions Investors Can Support Positive Climate Action
July 30, 2020--Krane Funds Advisors, LLC, the investment manager for KFA Funds and KraneShares ETFs, today announced the launch of the KFA Global Carbon ETF (ticker: KRBN) on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Global X ETFs releases new Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF tracking ARTIS(R)-based Solactive Index
July 30, 2020--Digitization continues to permeate many areas of society's everyday life. The healthcare sector is a prime example of this trend, as a historically localized and analog industry increasingly adopts digital solutions to improve health outcomes and reduce costs.
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CFTC Swaps Report Update
July 29, 2020--CFTC's Weekly Swaps Report has been updated, and is now available.
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US financial advisers struggle to overcome their lack of racial diversity
July 29, 2020--Financial firms across the US rushed to display their commitment to racial justice and diversity after the killing of George Floyd in police custody.
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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
July 29, 2020--The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals.
The coronavirus outbreak is causing tremendous human and economic hardship across the United States and around the world.
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Federal Reserve Board announces the extensions of its temporary U.S. dollar liquidity swap lines and the temporary repurchase agreement facility for foreign and international monetary authorities (FIMA repo facility) through March 31, 2021
July 29, 2020--July 29, 2020--The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced the extensions of its temporary U.S. dollar liquidity swap lines and the temporary repurchase agreement facility for foreign and international monetary authorities (FIMA repo facility) through March 31, 2021. These facilities were established in March 2020 to ease strains in global dollar funding markets resulting from the COVID-19 shock and mitigate the effect of such strains on the supply of credit to households and businesses, both domestically and abroad.
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ETFs are the canary in the bond coal mine
July 29, 2020--Exchange traded funds deserve more scrutiny in light of March's market turmoil
Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, policymakers and pundits have wondered what would happen to the cogs of finance in the next big global market shock. Now, they have a test case to dissect: the widespread market drama that occurred in March as Covid-19 spread worldwide and economies began locking down.
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Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC
July 29, 2020--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI files with the SEC
July 29, 2020--First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Fed buying spree could move to long end of yield curve: analysts
July 29, 2020--The Federal Reserve may shift more of its buying to the long end of the yield curve, analysts say, as the Treasury market braces for a surge in supply to finance relief efforts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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U.S. GDP likely sank a record 35% in the 2nd quarter after coronavirus ravaged the economy
July 29, 2020--U.S. GDP set to post biggest decline since World War Two
The U.S. suffered the biggest economic decline in the second quarter since the government began keeping track after World War Two. How much? Try 30%-or more.
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Janus Detroit Street Trust files with the SEC-Janus Henderson AAA CLO ETF
July 29, 2020--Janus Detroit Street Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Janus Henderson AAA CLO ETF.
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JPMorgan's development finance arm structures first deal
July 28, 2020--JPMorgan's development finance institution has structured its first deal, a $250 million five-year green bond for a power firm in Georgia, as it targets $100 billion for development projects annually, executives say.
The deal for Georgia Global Utilities, to be settled on Thursday, is the first where that arm of the bank has been named development finance structuring agent.
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State Street Global Advisors Launches S&P 500 ESG ETF
July 28, 2020--Newest SPDR ETF Offers Investors An ESG Alternative for Flagship Equity Benchmark
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the launch of the SPDR(R) S&P 500 ESG ETF (EFIV).
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WisdomTree Trust files with the SEC
July 28, 2020--WisdomTree Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Unified Series Trust files with the SEC-Absolute Core Strategy ETF
July 28, 2020--Unified Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Absolute Core Strategy ETF.
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Columbia ETF Trust II files with the SEC-
July 28, 2020--Columbia ETF Trust II has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF
Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF
Columbia India Consumer ETF.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with the SEC-Leatherback Long/Short Absolute Return ETF & Leatherback Long/Short Alternative Yield ETF
July 28, 2020-Tidal ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Leatherback Long/Short Absolute Return ETF & Leatherback Long/Short Alternative Yield ETF.
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CIBC Asset Management launches two global equity ETFs
July 27, 2020--Today CIBC Asset Management Inc. launched CIBC Global Growth ETF and CIBC International Equity ETF, two new actively-managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that provide investors with global diversification to equity securities.
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Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF breaks the $100 million threshold
July 27, 2020--At a time when interest rates are pervasively near historic lows and income investors are concerned about heightened market uncertainty, the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF has surpassed the $100 million mark of assets under management by serving the needs of investors seeking income with a measure of downside protection since its inception on Dec. 19, 2019.
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Wells Fargo Exchange-Traded Funds Trust files with the SEC-Wells Fargo Ultra Short Duration Income ETF
July 27, 2020--Wells Fargo Exchange-Traded Funds Trust has filed a Form N-1A registration statement with the SEC for the Wells Fargo Ultra Short Duration Income ETF.
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ETF Opportunities Trust files with the SEC-American Conservative Values ETF and American Conservative Values Small-Cap ETF
July 27, 2020--ETF Opportunities Trust has filed a pre-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the American Conservative Values ETF
American Conservative Values Small-Cap ETF.
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Why Growth in the Fed's Asset Portfolio Has Paused
July 26, 2020--That doesn't mean the central bank has dialed back its support for markets or the economy.
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Zero-fee ETFs fail to capture investor interest
July 26, 2020--Slow progress of recently launched vehicles contrasts with $9bn raised by Fidelity's tracker funds
Innovative tracker funds that were launched to great fanfare because of their negative or non-existent fees have failed to gather significant assets, underlining the challenges facing new entrants to the cut-throat passive investment market.
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Everyone's a Day Trader Now
July 25, 2020--Bored, isolated and out of work amid the pandemic, millions of Americans are chasing stock-market glory-and bragging about it online. Not everyone's a winner though.
Stuck at home in lockdown, millions of Americans are trading the markets like never before.
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Passive funds batter active products during 2020 'wild ride'
July 25, 2020--Active managers including Invesco and Franklin Templeton dominate list of worst-selling investment houses.
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BMO expands currency options for quality-investing ETF
July 24, 2020--New series of high-quality index ETF opens more choice to investors
BMO Asset Management has introduced two new series for its BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF.
"This is a natural extension to our ETF lineup, as we have seen an increase in interest around the quality factor and its performance in the current market environment," said Mark Raes, head of Product, BMO Global Asset Management Canada.
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Global Beta ETFs Teams with Impact Partners and S&P Dow Jones Indices to Launch Two Factor Based ETFs
July 24, 2020--Global Beta ETFs announced today expanding its factor based suite of ETFs listing the Global Beta Low Beta ETF (Ticker: GBLO), and the Global Beta Momentum Growth ETF (Ticker: GBGR) on the NYSE Arca. Both ETFs list with an annual net expense ratio of 29 basis points.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC
July 24, 2020--iShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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SPDR Series Trust files with the SEC-SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF
July 24, 2020--SPDR 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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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Nifty India Financials ETF
July 24, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Nifty India Financials ETF.
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Global X files with the SEC-Global X Digital Health & Telemedicine ETF
July 24, 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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Amplify ETF Trust files with the SEC-Amplify International BlackSwan Growth & Treasury Core ETF
June 24, 2020--Amplify ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Amplify International BlackSwan Growth & Treasury Core ETF.
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ProShares files with the SEC
June 24, 2020--ProShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Dynamic Shares Trust files with the SEC-Dynamic Short Short-Term Volatility Futures ETF
July 24, 2020--Dynamic Shares Trust has filed a Pre-Effective Amendment No. 2 to Form S-1 Registration Statement with the SEC for the Dynamic Short Short-Term Volatility Futures ETF.
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A Hedge Fund Bailout Highlights How Regulators Ignored Big Risks
July 24, 2020--The Dodd-Frank financial law succeeded at making banks safer, but empowered shadowy corners of finance that nearly wrecked the system in March.
As the coronavirus began shuttering the global economy in March, critical parts of U.S. financial markets edged toward collapse.
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O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF (OGIG) Performance Over 40% YTD, Surpasses $200 Million in AUM and Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary
June 23, 2020--O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF (OGIG) is up over 40% year-to-date through June 18, 2020, outperforming the NASDAQ 100 Stock Index by over 25% and surpassed $200 million in AUM. OGIG celebrated its 2-year anniversary on June 5, 2020.
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Most Overbought ETFs are Bond Funds
July 23, 2020--Despite the strength and speed of the stock market's recovery from the March lows, most overbought ETFs are found among bond funds--and to a lesser extent commodities--rather than among equities.
There are 59 fixed income ETFs with assets under management (AUM) totalling $387 billion that have a Relative Strength Indicator ("RSI") over 70, the typical definition of "overbought," across various categories, including TIPS, Munis, Corporate debt and Treasuries.
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Global Beta ETF Trust files with the SEC-Global Beta Low Beta ETF and Global Beta Momentum-Growth ETF
July 22, 2020--Global Beta ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global Beta Low Beta ETF
Global Beta Momentum-Growth ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF
July 22, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X China Biotech Innovation ETF
July 22, 2020---Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X China Biotech Innovation ETF.
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Alpha Architect ETF Trust files with the SEC-Gadsden Dynamic Multi-Asset ETF
July 22, 2020---Alpha Architect ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Gadsden Dynamic Multi-Asset ETF.
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CFTC Approves Final Swap Dealer Capital Rule at July 22 Open Meeting
July 22, 2020--The Commodity Futures Trading Commission at its open meeting today approved a final rule regarding new capital and financial reporting requirements for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs). Adoption of this rule marks the completion of the CFTC's required rulemakings under Section 731 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which was enacted 10 years ago this week.
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Principal Exchange-Traded Funds files with the SEC
July 22, 2020--Principal Exchange-Traded Funds has filed a Third Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Spinnaker ETF Series, OBP Capital LLC and Capital Investment Group, Inc., files with the SEC
July 22, 2020--Spinnaker ETF Series, OBP Capital LLC and Capital Investment Group, Inc., have filed an Amendment No. 1 to an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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SEC disclosure change would allow activists to 'go dark', lawyers warn
July 22, 2020--Only largest hedge funds would have to detail equity stakes under proposed rules
Activist investors in the US stand to be big beneficiaries of a new rule from Wall Street's top regulator that would allow most hedge funds to keep their equity stakes secret.
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Alerian Midstream Energy Dividend Index Selected by HANetf for European UCITS ETF
July 22, 2020--Alerian, a leading independent index provider focused on building innovative, index-based investment strategies, announced today that one of its dividend-weighted indexes, the Alerian Midstream Energy Dividend Index (AEDW), has been selected for a European UCITS ETF on the HANetf white-label platform.
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Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC-KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders Index ETF
July 21, 2020-Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders Index ETF.
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AdvisorShares Trust files with the SEC-AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF
July 21, 2020-AdvisorShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF.
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Climate change poses a 'systemic threat' to the economy, investors with $1 trillion at stake warn the Fed and SEC
July 21, 2020-Pension funds and other big investors want regulatory help on climate-change risk
The Federal Reserve, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other financial regulators should act on climate-change concerns to avoid economic disaster, a letter from pension funds and other investors representing almost $1 trillion in assets urges.
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Robinhood Suspends Launch Of U.K. Arm To Focus On Core U.S. Business
July 21, 2020--Trading platform Robinhood has suspended its launch in the U.K. indefinitely in efforts to focus on its core U.S. market, and around a month after the company committed to making changes following the suicide of a 20-year-old customer.
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Tidal ETF Services Partners with Blue Tractor to Offer Non-Transparent ETFs
July 21, 2020--Tidal ETF Services LLC (Tidal), an innovative leading provider of Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) services with over $1 billion in asset under administration (AuA), today announced it has entered into a license agreement with New York-based Blue Tractor Group, LLC ("Blue Tractor") for their novel Shielded AlphaSM ETF structure.
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ETFis Series Trust I files with the SEC-Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF
July 20, 2020--ETFis Series Trust I has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF.
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Spinnaker ETF Series files with the SEC-The Cannabis ETF
July 20, 2020--Spinnaker ETF Series has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the The Cannabis ETF.
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Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC
July 20, 2020--Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a Third Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Krane Shares Trust files with the SEC-KFA Value Line(R) Dynamic Core Equity Index ETF
July 20, 2020--Krane Shares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the KFA Value Line(R) Dynamic Core Equity Index ETF.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada reach a new record of 159.58 billion US dollars at the end of June 2020
July 17, 2020--ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs/ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs listed in Canada saw net inflows of US$2.37 billion during June, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$16.81 billion which are significantly higher than the US$7.57 billon gathered at this point in 2019.
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IMF-United States of America: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2020 Article IV Mission-The Impact of the Pandemic
July 17, 2020-The longest expansion in U.S. history has been derailed by the unanticipated advent of COVID-19. To preserve lives and support public health, it was necessary to put in place a broad-based shutdown of the U.S. economy in March. Despite the gradual easing of state lockdown restrictions and lifting of stay-at-home orders starting in late April, the collateral economic damage has been enormous. First, and foremost, more than 130,000 Americans have tragically lost their lives and many more have become seriously ill. Almost fifteen million Americans have lost their jobs, many small and large businesses are under financial stress, and future prospects are highly uncertain.
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Goldman Sachs ETF Trust files with the SEC-4 Goldman Sachs Access ETFs
July 17, 2020--Goldman Sachs ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Goldman Sachs Access Investment Grade Corporate 1-5 Year Bond ETF, Goldman Sachs Access Investment Grade Corporate 10+ Year Bond ETF, Goldman Sachs Access U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF and Goldman Sachs Access U.S. Treasury Bond ETF.
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Wall Street cuts forecasts for Fed balance sheet growth
July 17, 2020--An expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet has stalled, leading strategists to pare down their predictions for the scale of the US central bank's interventions in financial markets this year.
For the week ending July 15, the size of its balance sheet steadied at $7tn, a small uptick from the week before but roughly $210bn lower than the peak reached on June 10.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with the SEC-SoFi Weekly Income ETF
July 17, 2020--Tidal ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the SoFi Weekly Income ETF.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF-October
July 17, 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-October.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF-October
July 17, 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-October.
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Franklin Templeton Launches Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF (FLUD)
July 16, 2020--Franklin Templeton today announced the expansion of its active ETF lineup with the addition of its 10th fixed income ETF offering, Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF (FLUD).
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Franklin ETF Trust files with the SEC
July 16, 2020--Franklin ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Equity Portfolio Fund
Franklin Fixed Income Portfolio Fund.
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Tidal ETF Trust files with the SEC-4 SoFi ETFs
July 16, 2020-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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Franklin Templeton ETF Trust files with the SEC-Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF
July 16, 2020--Franklin Templeton ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF.
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iShares Trust files with the SEC
July 16, 2020--iShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-ClearShares Piton Intermediate Fixed Income ETF
July 16, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ClearShares Piton Intermediate Fixed Income ETF.
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U.S. passive stock funds back in demand as investors seek steadier returns
July 16, 2020--U.S. passive equity funds have started to witness inflows after a two-month hiatus as investors flock to rising equity markets, but prefer shadowing indexes to picking stocks.
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Global X Funds files with the SEC-Global X CleanTech ETF
July 16, 2020--Global X Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Global X CleanTech ETF.
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American Century Investments First To Launch Active ESG Exchange Traded Funds Through NYSE Structure
July 16, 2020--To provide additional choices for investors seeking actively-managed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies in a lower-cost ETF vehicle, American Century Investments today launched two active ESG ETFs utilizing the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) AMSSM (Actively Managed SolutionSM), the first-time use of the new active ETF structure.
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LGBTQ Loyalty Re-Naming of Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Supports Broader Diversity & Inclusion Focus
July 15, 2020--LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: LFAP) ("LGBTQ Loyalty" or "the Company"), a diversity and inclusion-driven financial methodology and data company that quantifies corporate equality alignment with the LGBTQ community and other equality-interest groups, is pleased to announce the re-branding of its Loyalty Preference Index, Inc. (LPI) wholly-owned division to now be called Advancing Equality Preference, Inc.
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Credit Ratings, Procyclicality and Related Financial Stability Issues: Select Observations
COVID-19 Market Monitoring Group*
July 15, 2020--On April 24, the SEC announced the formation of an internal, interdisciplinary COVID-19 Market Monitoring Group.[1]
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Investors yank $500m from super-leveraged US tech fund
July 14, 2020--Record weekly outflow from ETF known as 'TQQQ' suggests wariness after momentous rally
An exchange traded fund designed to amplify the moves of red-hot US tech stocks has just suffered its worst ever week of outflows, suggesting that investors are growing wary of highly stretched valuations.
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Fee War Hit Limit With Demise of ETF That Paid You to Invest
July 14, 2020--First ETF offering to pay investors has now started to charge
Another zero-fee fund has shut as focus shifts to returns
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Schwab Strategic Trust files with the SEC
July 14, 2020--Schwab Strategic Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC.
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Global X ETFs Expands Thematic Offering with Launch of Education ETF (EDUT)
July 14, 2020--Global X ETFs, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced the launch of the Global X Education ETF (EDUT). The fund will join the firm’s Thematic Growth family within the People & Demographics suite, which is driven by changing consumer preferences and demographic shifts around the world.
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Three US banks set aside $28bn to deal with Covid-19 fallout
July 14, 2020--JP Morgan and Citi report significant declines in profit, while Wells Fargo posts a $2.4bn loss Three of the largest US banks said on Tuesday they had set aside a whopping $28 billion (Dh102.8bn) for loan losses, in a stark reminder that much of the economic pain from the coronavirus pandemic is still to come.
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Federal Reserve's $3 trillion virus rescue inflates market bubbles
July 13, 2020-- The Federal Reserve's $3 trillion bid to stave off an economic crisis in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak is fuelling excesses across U.S. capital markets. The U.S. central bank has pledged unlimited financial asset purchases to sustain market liquidity, increasing its balance sheet from $4.2 trillion in February to $7 trillion today.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator Nasdaq-100 Power Buffer ETF -July
July 13, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator Nasdaq-100 Power Buffer ETF -July.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC- Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETF-July
July 13, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator Russell 2000 Power Buffer ETF-July.
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IndexIQ Active ETF Trust files with the SEC- IQ MacKay California Municipal Intermediate ETF
July 13, 2020--IndexIQ Active ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the IQ MacKay California Municipal Intermediate ETF.
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Eaton Vance Exchange-Traded Fund Trust files with the SEC
July 13, 2020--Eaton Vance Exchange-Traded Fund Trust has filed a Second Amended and Restated Application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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SEC commissioner calls for better ESG labelling
July 12, 2020--One of the US investment industry's top regulators has called for asset managers to provide clearer explanations of how environmental, social and governance metrics could affect the performance of ESG-labelled funds.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator MSCI EAFE Power Buffer ETFTM-October
July 10, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator MSCI EAFE Power Buffer ETFTM-October.
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SPDR Series Trust files with the SEC-SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 3-12 Month T-Bill ETF
July 10, 2020--SPDR Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 3-12 Month T-Bill ETF.
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Franklin Templeton ETF Trust files with the SEC-Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF
July 10, 2020--Franklin Templeton ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Liberty Ultra Short Bond ETF.
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ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in US gained net inflows of 57.59 billion US dollars during June 2020
July 10, 2020 -ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs/ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in US gained net inflows of US$57.59 billion during June, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$189.04 billion which is much higher than the US$116.08 billion net inflows gathered at this point last year.
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Fed Discloses More Corporate Bond and ETF Purchases
July 10, 2020--The Federal Reserve bought about $1.3 billion face value of corporate bonds from June 17-26, boosting its purchases under a market stabilization buying program to about $1.5 billion at the time, according to disclosures Friday.
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Franklin ETF Trust files with the SEC-Franklin Equity Portfolio Fund and Franklin Fixed Income Portfolio Fund
July 10, 2020--Franklin ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Franklin Equity Portfolio Fund
Franklin Fixed Income Portfolio Fund.
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Northern Lights Fund Trust IV files with the SEC-Inspire Tactical Balanced ESG ETF
July 10, 2020--Northern Lights Fund Trust IV has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for thr Inspire Tactical Balanced ESG ETF.
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Trump says he's no longer considering phase-two trade deal with China
July 10, 2020--President Trump on Friday said he is no longer confident about negotiating a phase-two trade deal with China, noting that the coronavirus pandemic has damaged the countries' already-strained relationship.
Why it matters: The president's remarks throw both the future of the U.S.-China trade war and the first phase of the deal that the two countries signed in January into limbo.
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CFTC.gov Commitments of Traders Update
July 10, 2020--The current reports for the week of July 07, 2020 are now available.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC- Innovator U.S. Equity Triple Stacker ETF-October
July 10, 2020-- Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator U.S. Equity Triple Stacker ETF-October.
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Most hedge funds to be allowed to keep equity holdings secret
July 10, 2020--US regulator set to sweep away quarterly disclosure requirements for all but largest managers.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator U.S. Equity Double Stacker 9% Buffer ETF-October
July 10, 2020-- Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator U.S. Equity Double Stacker 9% Buffer ETF-October.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC-Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond 5% Floor ETF-October
July 10, 2020--July 10, 2020-- Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator 20+ Year Treasury Bond 5% Floor ETF-October .
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-ISE Mobile Payments ETF and ISE Cyber Security ETF
July 10, 2020-- ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
ISE Mobile Payments(R)ETF
ISE Cyber SecurityTM ETF.
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Innovator ETFs Trust files with the SEC- Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Power Buffer ETF-October
July 10, 2020--Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Power Buffer ETF-October .
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Vanguard World Funds files with the SEC-Vanguard ESG U.S. Corporate Bond ETF
July 9, 2020--Vanguard World Funds has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Vanguard ESG U.S. Corporate Bond ETF.
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Wells Fargo Preparing to Cut Thousands of Jobs: Bloomberg Law
July 9, 2020-- Wells Fargo & Co is preparing to cut thousands of jobs starting later this year, Bloomberg Law reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Top U.S. market's audit watchdog gives gloomy forecast for quality bookkeeping at U.S.-listed Chinese firms
July 9, 2020--An official with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) accounting oversight arm on Thursday said it sees "no prospects" of being able to properly do its job overseeing disclosures and preventing accounting fraud in China, amid ongoing consideration by the Trump administration of how to stave off the possible investor risk.
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Goldman Sachs Asset Management Launches Investment Grade Corporate 1-5 Year Bond Exchange-Traded Fund
July 9, 2020--Goldman Sachs Access Investment Grade Corporate 1-5 Year Bond ETF Offers Smart Beta Exposure to Bond Markets
GSAM today announced the launch of GSIG, an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") that seeks to offer smart beta exposure to 1-5-year investment grade corporate bonds.
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Citadel Securities Says Retail Is 25% of the Market During Peaks
July 9, 2020--Citadel Securities, the market-maker that counts Ken Griffin as its largest owner, said retail traders now account for about a fifth of stock-market trading and as much as a quarter on the most active days.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF-July
July 8, 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-July.
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ETF Managers Trust files with the SEC- ETFMG Treatments, Testing and Advancements ETF
July 8, 2020--ETF Managers Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the ETFMG Treatments, Testing and Advancements ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC- PPTY-U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF
July 8, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the PPTY-U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF.
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ETF Series Solutions files with the SEC-Hoya Capital Housing ETF
July 8, 2020--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Hoya Capital Housing ETF.
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Direxion Shares ETF Trust files with the SEC-Direxion Work From Home ETF
July 8, 2020--Direxion Shares ETF Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Direxion Work From Home ETF.
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Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust files with the SEC
July 8, 2020--Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC.
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Collaborative Investment Series Trust files with the SEC-Trend Aggregation Conservative ETF
July 8, 2020--Collaborative Investment Series Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Trend Aggregation Conservative ETF.
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CBO-Monthly Budget Review for June 2020
July 8, 2020--The federal budget deficit in June 2020 was $863 billion, compared with a deficit of $8 billion in the same month last year, CBO estimates. That increase stems from the economic disruption caused by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic and from the federal government’s response to it, including actions by the Administration and the enactment of four pieces of legislation.
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Exchange Traded Concepts Trust files with the SEC-Nifty India Financials ETF
July 8, 2020--Exchange Traded Concepts Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the Nifty India Financials ETF.
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Fed withdraws from repo market after 10 months
July 8, 2020--The US Federal Reserve's unprecedented 10-month intervention in short-term borrowing markets has been wound down, after the central bank successfully tamed volatile funding costs that had threatened to cause disruption across the financial system.
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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VIII files with the SEC-FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF-July
July 8, 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-July.
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Invesco advances plans for offering active non-transparent ETFs
July 8, 2020--Invesco Ltd., a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced todaythat ithas expanded its plans to move forward with active non-transparent ETFs-by filing for an exemptive order to license Fidelity's active equity ETF methodology.
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