17 New ETFs/ETNs Added and 2 ETNs Discontinued

Seventeen new ETFs have been released since our last email update of May 4, 2014, as follows:

ETF Name Symbol Morningstar Category MasterDATA Category
db X-trackers Hrvst CSI 500China A Sm Cp ETF ASHS China Region Global Equity ETF
The db X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the CSI 500 Net Total Return Index USD.
Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2X Shares ETF SPUU Trading-Leveraged Equity Commodity Based ETF
Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2X Shares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the S&P 500 Index.
iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corp Bd ETF LQDH Corporate Bond US Fixed Income ETF
The iShares Interest Rate Hedged Corporate Bond ETF is a fund of funds ETF incorporated in the USA. The Fund holds shares of the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (‘LQD’) and short positions in U.S. Treasury futures.
iShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yld Bd ETF HYGH High Yield Bond US Fixed Income ETF
The iShares Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond ETF is a fund of funds ETF incorporated in the USA. The Fund holds shares of the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (‘HYG’) and short positions in U.S. Treasury futures.
iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Vol ETF AXJV Pacific/Asia ex- Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Minimum Volatility ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Asian equities (excluding Japan) that in the aggregate have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader Asian equity markets (excluding Japan).
iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF EUMV Europe Stock Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of European developed market equities that in the aggregate have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader European developed equity markets.
iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF JPMV Japan Stock Global Equity ETF
iShares MSCI Japan Minimum Volatility ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Japanese equities that in the aggregate have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader Japanese equity markets.
iSharesBond Dec 2016 Corporate Term ETF IBDF Corporate Bond US Fixed Income ETF
iSharesBondTM Dec 2016 Corporate Term ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays December 2016 Maturity Corporate Index.
iSharesBond Dec 2018 Corporate Term ETF IBDH Corporate Bond US Fixed Income ETF
iShares December 2018 Corporate Term ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to track the performance of the Barclays December 2018 Maturity Corporate Index.
Merk Gold Trust ETF OUNZ Commodities Precious Metals Commodity Based ETF
Merk Gold Trust is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF provides investors with an opportunity to invest in gold through the Shares and be able to take delivery of gold bullion in exchange for their Shares. The Trust’s objective is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold less the expenses of the Trust’s operations.
PowerShares Multi-Strategy Alternative ETF LALT Multialternative Commodity Based ETF
The PowerShares Multi-Strategy Alternative Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks a positive total return that has a low correlation to the broader securities markets.
SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF SMEZ Europe Stock Global Equity ETF
SPDR EURO STOXX Small Cap ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to provide investment results that before fees and expenses correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the EURO STOXX Small Index.
SPDR MSCI EAFE Quality Mix ETF QEFA Foreign Large Blend Global Equity ETF
The SPDR MSCI EAFE Quality Mix ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to provide investment results that before fees and expenses correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI EAFE Quality Mix Index.
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Qual Mix ETF QEMM Diversified Emerging Mkts Global Equity ETF
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Quality Mix ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to provide investment results that before fees and expenses correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Quality Mix Index.
SPDR MSCI World Quality Mix ETF QWLD World Stock Global Equity ETF
SPDR MSCI World Quality Mix ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF seeks to provide investment results that before fees and expenses correspond generally to the price and yeild performance of the MSCI World Quality Mix Index.
WisdomTree Europe Dividend Growth ETF EUDG Europe Stock Global Equity ETF
WisdomTree Europe Dividend Growth Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to provide exposure to European listed dividend-paying companies with growth characteristics.
WisdomTree International Hdgd Div Gr ETF IHDG Foreign Large Growth Commodity Based ETF
WisdomTree International Hedged Dividend Growth Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to provide exposure to developed market companies while at the same time neutralizing exposure to fluctuations between the value of foreign currencies and the U.S. dollar.

Two ETNs were discontinued:

ETN Name Symbol
UBS ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk Off ETN          OFF
UBS ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk On ETN ONN

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