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2011-06-27 09:02:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have grown increasingly popular with retail investors during the last decade. Securities regulators are concerned that investors may not understand how these complex investment products work or the potential risks they may face. The Pennsylvania Securities Commission (PSC) today cautioned investors to make sure they understand ETFs before they invest and consider whether these investments are right for them. The...

2011-04-05 09:02:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX®) announced that assets in U.S. listed Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) and Exchange-Traded Notes (ETN) continue to reach record levels, totaling approximately $1.08 trillion at March 2011 month-end, an increase of approximately 31% over March 2010 month-end when assets totaled almost $820 billion. At the end of March 2011, the number of listed products totaled 1,173 compared to 971 listed...

2008-06-02 18:00:28

NYSE Euronext (NYX) and World Gold Trust Services LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the World Gold Council today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved the launch of options contracts on the SPDR(R) Gold Trust (NYSE Arca: GLD). Effective Tuesday, June 3, 2008, NYSE Arca Options will begin trading options on GLD. This is the first U.S. option offering for a commodity-based exchange-traded product. "It...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.