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CBOT Announces Fee Waiver on Gold Futures

One day ahead of the first U.S. gold ETFs successful launch, the CBOT announced a "holiday fee waiver" for it's precious metals contracts.

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Breakneck Start For GLD

The streetTRACKS Gold Shares (GLD) have gone where no ETF has gone before - cracking $1.4 billion in assets in just its first week of trading.

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Prospective ETF Manager's Stock Soars

Index Development Partners saw its stock soar by 3700% last week as the indexing company announced a round of financing.

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Economic Indexes Point Towards A Rough Patch in the Economy

None of the macro-market indicators points to a sunny outlook - yet stock market indexes are surging.

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Russell Muscles Over $2 Trillion Barrier

Russell announced that its total indexed and benchmarked assets had topped the $2 trillion mark.

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The Indexing Tail Wags the Corporate Dog

The S&P 500 has added News Corp. days after company drops Australian roots to become a U.S. corporation - largely to be eligible to enter the S&P 500.

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A Doubling of the Dividend Index

The Dow Jones Select Dividend Index, which is tracked by the hottest ETF on the market, the DVY iShare, will double in size to 100 stocks from 50. The fund has reached over $4 billion in assets.

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Major Index Returns Sorted by 3 Month Returns

Major global index returns sorted by 3 month returns through October, 2004.

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Dow Jones Agrees to Buy MarketWatch.com

Dow Jones has made an interesting shift in its strategy with the purchase of the free Web site MarketWatch.com for $519 million.