Steve Dew

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ETF Newcomer Files For 5 New Funds

Maryland firm Georgetown files to jump into ETF world.

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Financial Reform Is A Long Way From Over

The financial reform bill signed by President Obama is the first step in a long process that is only now getting under way.

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ETF Heavyweights Share Circuit Breaker Doubts

ETF industry bigwigs are just as concerned as traders about proposed circuit breaker rules, though some say delaying rules has its own risks.

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Direxion Plans 11 Currency, Commodity ETFs

Direxion pushes its inverse and leveraged ETF franchise into new directions with plans for triple-exposure commodities and currency funds.

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Dreyfus Planning Passive ETFs Too

With the ink barely dry on its filing to offer active ETFs, Dreyfus submits new paperwork to the SEC to offer passive, fundamentally indexed, ETFs as well.

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Would ETF Circuit Breakers Do Harm?

New circuit breaker rules for ETFs could be days away and, judging by comments on the SEC’s Web site, it’s a time of high anxiety for traders.

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Direxion Retail And Gas ETFs Debut

Direxion rolls out four new double-exposure funds, confident that regulatory deliberations surrounding derivatives use won’t change the way the funds achieve their objectives.

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XShares, Dreams Dashed, Sold To Deutsche

XShares, the company famous for slicing and dicing ETFs to a point many considered absurd, was sold to a unit of Deutsche Bank, ending a tale of unrealized dreams.

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SEC Plans To Extend Circuit Breakers To 344 ETFs

The SEC’s efforts to protect markets from another 'flash crash' expanded with a plan to include some of the most widely traded ETFs among the securities included in its new trading circuit-breaker program.