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With five months of 2011 in the books, the year has already been quite memorable in the extreme weather department, both in the U.S. and abroad. Strong snowstorms in the early part of the year soon gave way to massive flooding across the Mississippi River area, before heavy storms caused tornadoes to break out across much of the Midwest and left widespread devastation in Missouri and Alabama. Estimates for damage already top $15 billion so far this year, a total that exceeds several recent annual totals. [click to continue…]

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December continued the impressive wave of product innovation that has become expected of the ETF industry. Various issuers introduced first-to-market products and continued the impressive expansion of the exchange-traded product pipeline. After starting with a flurry of activity, product launches slowed in the second half of the month leading up to the holiday season. Still, more than a dozen new ETFs debuted in December. Below, we highlight all of the new additions to the ETF lineup over the last month, as well as some new fund filings: [click to continue…]

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After the product development front slowed for much of October and November, the last week has seen a tremendous surge in activity as nearly two dozen new ETPs have begun trading. Continuing this impressive blitz of new products, PowerShares rolled out four new ETFs offering exposure to various corners of the financial sector on Thursday. […]

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The month of September brought an unexpected but very welcome rally in stock markets, as many equity ETFs enjoyed their best month of the year. September also set a number of records from the product development perspective in the ETF industry; more than two dozen new funds from a handful of different issuers hit the […]

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PowerShares seems ready to continue the expansion of its product lineup, recently filing for approval on four new funds. Each of the proposed ETFs would seek to replicate indexes maintained by KBW, which is already behind several ETFs offered by State Street. The funds detailed in the recent SEC filing include:

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