Articles From: Why BlackRock closed as many ETFs as it launched in 2014 to Sears Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch iShares exec says it's legit to worry about sheer number of ETFs NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--One challenge for investors using ETFs is the sheer number of these low-cost, index-tracking funds--nearly 1,700 in the U.S. An official at ETF giant BlackRock Inc. (BLK) said Tuesday that product proliferation is a legitimate concern, and he noted that BlackRock's iShares unit launched 29 U.S. ETFs in 2014, but it also shut down 29 ETFs last year.
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The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) today announced a wide-ranging, multi-year distribution agreement that will provide DIRECTV customers with access to Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news, kids and entertainment content across televisions, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and other connected devices.
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Citi (NYSE:C) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its retail banking business in Japan to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (hereafter SMBC). The entire retail banking operations of Citibank Japan Ltd., including its Japan-wide network of retail branches and ATMs, will be transferred to a trust bank subsidiary of SMBC as part of the transaction, together with approximately 1,600 Citi Japan employees, about 740,000 customer accounts and approximately JPY2.5 trillion (US$21.0 billion at an exchange rate of 118.15 yen to US$1.00) of yen and foreign currency deposits as of November 30, 2014.
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Agreement to acquire Park Compounding marks an important milestone and a significant step forward to achieving nationwide distribution capability for Imprimis' patent-pending ophthalmic and urologic formulations SAN DIEGO , Dec.
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NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) debuts its long-term growth plan at its 2015 Investor Meeting, walking the audience through how the traditional power company plans to continue its transformation in a world trending towards carbon constraints and personalized energy consumption.
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Laboratory Corporation of America ® Holdings (LabCorp ® ) (NYSE: LH) today announced that David P.
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Colony Financial, Inc. ( NYSE: CLNY ) and the parent company of its manager, Colony Capital, LLC (“ Colony Capital ”), today announced that the parties have signed a definitive agreement for the contribution to CLNY of substantially all of Colony Capital’s real estate and investment management businesses and operations for an aggregate potential consideration of up to $657.5 million (the “ Proposed Transaction ”), to be paid in a combination of shares of CLNY common stock and membership interests in a subsidiary of CLNY that will hold CLNY’s business and operations, and otherwise on terms consistent with the non-binding agreement in principle jointly announced by the parties on November 4, 2014.
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ANSYS Elite extends ANSYS' reach for providing engineering simulation solutions globally PITTSBURGH , Jan.
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By Angela Chen OPKO will get upfront payment of $295 million and is eligible for up to $275 million more Pfizer Inc. and OPKO Health Inc. have partnered to develop and commercialize an OPKO treatment for growth-hormone deficiency that could replace daily injections with weekly ones.
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National concern about the high cost of higher education typically focuses on higher tuition costs.
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Empire Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM:NYNY) (“Empire” or the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced a rights offering for approximate gross proceeds of $50,000,000. Empire has granted, at no charge to the holders of record of its common stock and Series B Preferred Stock on January 2, 2015, the record date for the rights offering, one non-transferable subscription right for each 5.6 shares of common stock owned, or into which the Series B Preferred Stock is convertible, as more fully described in the prospectus supplement relating to the rights offering.
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World Point Terminals, LP (the “Partnership”), a Delaware limited partnership (NYSE: WPT), announced today that a third party tug and barge unit lost control and ran into the barge and ship docks at its terminal in Galveston, TX.
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By Nigam Arora New York (MarketWatch) -- There is not a single ETF designed to profit from falling oil prices.
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By Steven Kutz, MarketWatch Tennis' ever-shrinking off-season has ended, and the players are in Australia playing tune-up tournaments leading up to the Australian Open, the first grand slam of the year, which begins on Monday.
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Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) (the “Company”) today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, after the market closes.
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In honor of its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of its community, Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina, is the recipient of the 2014 Foster G.
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A majority of working-age Americans admit they are not prioritizing retirement planning and place greater importance on more immediate financial concerns, potentially resulting in financial hardship in the long-term, according to new research out today from HSBC.
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By Angela Chen Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
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Select Income REIT (NYSE: SIR) today announced that its Board of Trustees has declared a prorated common share distribution, conditioned upon the completion of the pending merger with Cole Corporate Income Trust, Inc. (CCIT). The prorated distribution is intended to align the two companies’ distributions for the first quarter of 2015.
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The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) announced today that it has filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission to implement an Environmental Cost Recovery Rider for costs associated with new environmental facilities installed at its Asbury generating unit.
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Transaction adds high-quality sustainable assets to CPA:18 - Global portfolio NEW YORK , Dec.
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By Chelsey Dulaney Calendar placement of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays hampered December results for Delta Air Lines Inc., as the highest revenue day of the year shifted from December back into November.
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Shares of Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) tumbled 9.8% in morning trade Wednesday, after KeyBank Capital Markets downgraded them following the full-service restaurant operator's disappointing fiscal second-quarter sales results.
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