State Street Global Advisors

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    SEC denies active ETF proposal as NextShares launches salvo against competitors

    Eaton Vance looks to win the "VHS/Betamax war" for the future of actively managed investments.

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    ETF pioneer Ben Fulton launches torpedo at an idea he helped popularize

    Former PowerShares executive says the exchange-traded fund world includes “some really ill-conceived ideas.”

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    State Street gets the cold shoulder from financial advisers

    Breakfast with Benjamin: State Street gets poor marks from financial advisers, despite dedicated efforts to mend fences and build new relationships.

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    BlackRock shrinks money market lineup, affecting $200B in assets

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The firm is closing or consolidating 20 money market funds with $200 billion in assets.

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    Exclusive: Morgan Stanley plans to sell adviser data to fund companies

    ETF managers may look to broker-dealers to 'lower the veil' covering advisers.

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    State Street, facing historic redemptions, slashes ETF prices

    The ETF pioneer, whose lineup suffered the largest redemptions in history last month, aggressively cut prices on nearly a third of its funds. (Don't miss the latest performance data and analysis on equity and fixed income ETFs.)

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    Active managers get a seat at the ETF table

    To the chagrin of some, a fast-growing industry comes to terms with active management.

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    ETF managers, bringing in historic levels of cash, still preparing for a bear

    As dollars in funds top $2 trillion, managers ready exotic products for a new market environment.

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    Precidian Investments takes a second shot at regulatory approval for active ETFs

    Precidian Investments has revived a once-rejected plan that fund managers hope will help them bring active management to the fast-growing ETF market.In a filing with securities regulators Monday, the firm recast its ActiveShares proposal — with support from fund managers including BlackRock Inc.,

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    Clintons jump through financial planning loopholes to dodge estate taxes they support

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Brokers pouncing on 401(k) biz. Plus: The Clintons dodge the estate taxes they support. The Fed wants to add exit fees to bond funds, U.S. banks on the edge of new funding rules, Congress mulls investor confidence on your dime, El-Erian sides with the IMF, and merger mania

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    European stocks hit six-year high on fifth day of rally

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Euro stocks rally but for how long?. Plus: The China risk, big money managers are flush once again, the future of airplane seating, and 21 inspirational yearbook quotes.

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    Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most ETF money in 1Q

    The Vanguard Group Inc., the third-biggest provider of exchange-traded funds, has gained ground on larger competitors so far this year after gathering more than seven times as much money into its ETFs than the rest of the U.S. industry combined. Vanguard attracted $13.1 billion, or almost 90

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    New ETF targets stocks with 25-year dividend history

    ProShares this month ann-ounced a new exchange-traded fund that invests solely in S&P 500 companies that have raised their dividends for 25 straight years or more.

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    Fee war redux? State Street ETFs undercut iShares and Vanguard

    State Street Global Advisors, the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds, is making a push to join the ranks of low-cost ETF providers by offering the cheapest Russell 1000, 2000, and 3000 ETFs on the market. SSgA launched the SPDR Russell 2000 ETF (TWOK) on Tuesday and changed the

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    Rivals in, but Vanguard won't offer junk-bond ETFs

    High-yield bond ETFs are wildly popular with investors. So why is it that ETF giant Vanguard steadfastly refuses to offer such funds?