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Consumer Confidence Index Soars On Lower Gas Prices

Plummeting prices at the pump rev up consumer confidence; expectations for slow growth in 2006 remain.

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FTSE/RAFI PowerShares ETF launches on Big Board

After months of heated debate in the index industry, Rob Arnott’s first widely available product, a PowerShares ETF (PRF) launched today on the NYSE.

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Twenty-Seven IPOs To Enter Russell Indexes

27 new IPOs will make the leap into the Russell Indexes on December 21, with Clear Channel Outdoor and the CBOT leading the charge.

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Building Your Future, BRIC by BRIC

Finally, a new index tracking the hottest developing markets – Brazil, Russia, India and China. Can an ETF be far behind?

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Rydex Plans the Launch of First S&P Pure Style ETFs

Pure Style headed for market shortly after innovative S&P index launch.

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First Broad Based U.S. Commodities ETF Wins SEC Approval

Deutsche Bank has won approval for its commodities ETF in shockingly short order. The new fund has been cleared by the SEC and is set to launch in early 2006.

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FTSE/RAFI Fundamental Indexes Highlight Sharpe Awards

Rob Arnott took two of the major prizes at the William F. Sharpe Innovations in Indexing Awards at the 10th Annual Super Bowl of Indexing; commodities ETF, VIPERs option, William Sharpe and Nathan Most also recognized.

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World's First Currency ETF Trades on NYSE

Euro CurrencyShares (FXE) began trading this morning on the Big Board. The new ETF, sponsored by Rydex, tracks the euro-dollar rate and earns interest at euro-region rates.

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Dividends Going International

Dow Jones launches new global and Canada-specific dividend indexes, as dividend investing goes international.