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ETF Strategist Corner

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Rydex ETFs To Get Guggenheim Name

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The Alternative View: Equal Weighting Large-Caps

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Journal Of Indexes


SPDRs Spread Their Web

SSgA has filed for the right to launch 16 new international ETFs, in one of the most important ETF filings in recent history. The new funds will give SSgA a complete lineup of global and regional ETFs, and will position the company to capitalize on the growing interest in international investing. The filings will put significant pressure on BGI, which has had, until this year, a near monopoly on international ETFs.

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