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Femasys Inc. To Join the Russell Microcap® Index

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:05pm

The Russell MicrocapIndex is widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies.

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  • The Russell MicrocapIndex is widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies.
  • Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
  • FTSE Russell is a global index leader that provides innovative benchmarking, analytics, and data solutions for investors worldwide.
  • For more information on the Russell Microcap Index and the Russell indexes reconstitution, please visit www.ftserussell.com .

First Trust Announces Trading Halt of Shares of QSPT and YSEP on Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:39pm

First Trust is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.

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  • First Trust is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.
  • For more information about Cboe Vest and the evolution of Target Outcome Investments, visit www.cboevest.com or contact Linda Werner at lwerner@cboevest.com or 703-864-5483.
  • There can be no assurance that an active trading market for fund shares will develop or be maintained.
  • The Corporations have no liability in connection with the management, administration, marketing or trading of the fund or the FLEX Options.

XOUT Capital's® Answer to the Speed of Technological Disruption Revealed in New Whitepaper

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:30pm

"XOUT seeks to capitalize on technological disruption by eliminating companies in its investable universe that are unable to adapt and thrive in an evolving technological and economic landscape."

Key Points: 
  • "XOUT seeks to capitalize on technological disruption by eliminating companies in its investable universe that are unable to adapt and thrive in an evolving technological and economic landscape."
  • The whitepaper looks at some of the industries that have been permanently impacted by accelerating technological change and COVID-19 including Communications, E-commerce, and Transportation.
  • XOUT Capital was founded by David Barse as an index company specializing in identifying which companies not to own or "XOUT" in an index.
  • XOUT's first index, the XOUT U.S. Large Cap Index, evaluates the 500 largest U.S. companies and determines how each company addresses the challenges of technological disruption.

Virtu Financial CEO Douglas A. Cifu to Participate in Fireside Chat at the Rosenblatt Securities Annual Global Exchange Leader Conference on Thursday, September 23, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtu Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:VIRT), a leading provider of financial services and products that leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver innovative, transparent and multi-asset trading solutions to its clients and liquidity to the globalmarkets, today announced that Virtu CEO, Douglas A. Cifu, will participate in a fireside chat at the upcoming Rosenblatt Securities 14th Annual Global Exchange Leader Conference.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtu Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:VIRT), a leading provider of financial services and products that leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver innovative, transparent and multi-asset trading solutions to its clients and liquidity to the globalmarkets, today announced that Virtu CEO, Douglas A. Cifu, will participate in a fireside chat at the upcoming Rosenblatt Securities 14th Annual Global Exchange Leader Conference.
  • This virtual event will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 and the fireside chat will start at 9:30 am ET.
  • The Global Exchange Leader Conference gathers senior executives from exchange groups, asset managers, market makers, proprietary-trading firms, broker-dealers and regulatory bodies for a day of spirited debate and lively discussion of the industrys most-important topics.
  • Virtu is a leading global financial services firm that leverages cutting-edge technology to provide execution services and data, analytics and connectivity products to its clients and deliver liquidity to the global markets.

First Trust Lists September Series of Target Outcome Buffer ETFs Based on QQQ and EFA

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:23pm

At the end of the Target Outcome Period, the upside cap for the new Target Outcome Period is reset to prevailing market conditions.

Key Points: 
  • At the end of the Target Outcome Period, the upside cap for the new Target Outcome Period is reset to prevailing market conditions.
  • The funds are managed and sub-advised by Cboe Vest Financial LLC (Cboe Vest) using a target outcome strategy or pre-determined target investment outcome.
  • Cboe Vest is the creator of Target Outcome Investments and manager of the longest running Buffer Strategy fund.
  • Target Outcome Investments and Target Outcome ETF are registered trademarks of Cboe Vest Financial.

OptionMetrics Announces IvyDB Borrow Rate to Assess Short-Selling Opportunities and Risks

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:35pm

OptionMetrics , an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, announces IvyDB Borrow Rate offering insights on the options-implied costs of short-selling individual securities computed intraday across maturities.

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  • OptionMetrics , an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, announces IvyDB Borrow Rate offering insights on the options-implied costs of short-selling individual securities computed intraday across maturities.
  • The new dataset gives institutional investors and academia valuable information to pinpoint short-selling pressure, analyze dynamic borrowing conditions, and improve research on short-selling positions.
  • Understanding dynamic borrowing costs is essential to analyzing the risks involved with short-selling opportunities.
  • OptionMetrics new dataset includes borrow rates for every equity and ETF in the OPRA universe from January 2016 onward.

IBD Unveils List of Most Trusted Financial Companies of 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

Investors Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization, today announced the results of its second annual Most Trusted Financial Companies survey.

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  • Investors Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization, today announced the results of its second annual Most Trusted Financial Companies survey.
  • Investors turn to IBD because the Top 25 Most Trusted Financial Companies list is not a competition judged by a panel; winners are not chosen by editors subjectively.
  • Life insurance and ETF/mutual fund companies were added to the Most Trusted Financial Companies survey this year.
  • The Most Trusted Companies list was developed based on subscriber interest in IBDs unbiased insights into which financial companies had earned high levels of customer trust.

Harbor Capital Advisors Launches Its First ETFs; Managed by Scientific Fixed Income Specialist BlueCove

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc. (Harbor), a premier multi-manager investment firm offering access to specialized expertise across a range of investment strategies and vehicles, today announced the launch of its first ETFs the Harbor Scientific Alpha Income ETF (NYSE:SIFI) and the Harbor Scientific Alpha High-Yield ETF (NYSE:SIHY).

Key Points: 
  • Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc. (Harbor), a premier multi-manager investment firm offering access to specialized expertise across a range of investment strategies and vehicles, today announced the launch of its first ETFs the Harbor Scientific Alpha Income ETF (NYSE:SIFI) and the Harbor Scientific Alpha High-Yield ETF (NYSE:SIHY).
  • BlueCove Limited (BlueCove), the subadviser to the new ETFs, is a scientific asset management firm founded in 2018 that brings together leading fixed income industry investment and engineering professionals, with the specific purpose of researching and developing state-of-the-art scientific investment processes applicable to fixed income investment management.
  • Foreside Fund Services, LLC is the Distributor of the Harbor Scientific Alpha High-Yield ETF and the Harbor Scientific Alpha Income ETF.
  • BlueCove Limited is a third-party subadviser to the Harbor Scientific Alpha Income ETF and the Harbor Scientific Alpha High-Yield ETF.

Sera Prognostics to be Added to Russell 2000 Index

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

We are pleased to be included in the Russell 2000 Index following our transition to a public company in July, said Gregory C. Critchfield, M.D., M.S., Chairman and CEO of Sera Prognostics.

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  • We are pleased to be included in the Russell 2000 Index following our transition to a public company in July, said Gregory C. Critchfield, M.D., M.S., Chairman and CEO of Sera Prognostics.
  • Sera Prognostics is a leading health diagnostics company dedicated to improving the lives of women and babies through precision pregnancy care.
  • Sera Prognostics, the Sera Prognostics logo, The Pregnancy Company, and PreTRM are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sera Prognostics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
  • FTSE Russell is a global index leader that provides innovative benchmarking, analytics and data solutions for investors worldwide.

NEO Exchange Enters Mining Industry With Public Listing of Greenland Resources

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

The NEO Exchange is proud to announce the public listing of Greenland Resources Inc. (Greenland Resources or the Company), a Canadian mining company focused on the development of its flagship project, the Malmbjerg molybdenum deposit in east-central Greenland.

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  • The NEO Exchange is proud to announce the public listing of Greenland Resources Inc. (Greenland Resources or the Company), a Canadian mining company focused on the development of its flagship project, the Malmbjerg molybdenum deposit in east-central Greenland.
  • Greenland Resources is a milestone listing for the NEO Exchange.
  • With a focus on strategic minerals that are critical to the technologies of tomorrow, Greenland Resources is a fellow contributor to the innovation economy, like NEO.
  • Greenland Resources business is focused on the development of its 100% owned Climax type pure molybdenum deposit located in central east Greenland.