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AMEX Hosts Claymore/Robeco ETFs

The American Stock Exchange has started trading two exchange-traded funds exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track the Robeco Developed International Equity Index and the Robeco Developed World Equity Index

ETF Ratings Service Launched

XTF has introduced a ratings service that rates ETFs based on 16 metrics over two broad categories: investment metrics and structural integrity.

Schwab Puts Out Portfolio Product for Advisers, TPAs

Charles Schwab has launched the Schwab Advisor Portfolio, aimed at advisers and third party administrators (TPAs) interested in customizing the investment choices of their client plans, including adding separately managed accounts.

New Payroll Alliances Announced for The Online 401(k)

The Online 401(k), a provider of full-service Web-based 401(k) plans for small and single-person businesses, has signed more than 40 strategic alliances with independent payroll providers across the country as of January 2007.

DALBAR Says Adviser Certifications FAB-Ready

In light of the Department of Labor’s (DoL) latest regulatory pronouncement on offering participant investment advice, DALBAR has already updated its two plan adviser certification programs.

XShares to Develop ETF Based on Carbon Emission Credits

XShares Advisors LLC will develop exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on carbon emission credits, which allow firms and other organizations the right to emit a stated amount of carbon dioxide over a specified time period, the company announced.

Dow Jones Unveils New Version of Wealth Manager

Dow Jones has announced the release of a new Web version of Dow Jones Wealth Manager, which it says provides financial advisers with the ability to match news to a client’s investments and professional and personal interests.