Pershing Launches NetExchange Investor Platform
The Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC unit of The Bank of New York Company Inc. has launched NetExchange Investor, a comprehensive online account management solution for independent registered investment advisors‚ clients. NetExchange Investor allows RIAs to provide their clients with real-time access to a wide range of critical business information on their investment portfolios, as well as financial market activity around the world.
NetExchange Investor, which replaces Pershing‚s PortfolioPoint platform, will offer the following new features:
• Seamless access to account information, including current and archived trade confirmations, periodic account statements and yearly tax statements.
• Access to BillSuite, a bill payment and presentment service.
• Consolidated snapshots of account activity, positions and balances, including anticipated dividend payments and income distributions, and the ability to view related accounts.
• Broad array of market activity, including snapshots of how benchmark market indices are performing and information about market movement and most actively traded stock.
• Easy-to-use administrative features.
An online demonstration of NetExchange Investor to registered investment advisors is available at

CurrencyShares ETFs Garner $1 Billion
In less than a year the collective asset value of the seven Rydex CurrencyShares ETFs passed $1 billion. The ETFs aim to reduce barriers to entering the currency market by providing packaged ETF investments.
The CurrencyShares ETF track the price movements of their associated underlying currencies, which are the Euro, Australian and Canadian dollars, British Pound Sterling, Mexican Peso, Swedish Krona and Swiss Franc.

Fundamentally Weighted Mutual Funds Introduced
Wilmington Trust is adding two new mutual funds, Wilmington Fundamentally Weighted Large Company Fund and Wilmington Fundamentally Weighted Small Company Fund, to its line-up of domestic equity funds.
The mutual funds follow an investment approach often referred to as fundamentally weighted index investing, which uses fundamental measures of a company‚s size, such as net income, dividends and free cash flow to select securities.
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New Index Families Hunting Alpha
IndexIQ ( is introducing a series of new index families for institutional and high-net-worth investors.
The firm‚s indexes are designed to combine the risk-adjusted performance characteristics of the best active managers with the traditional benefits of passive indexing. Based on the firm‚s proprietary research and methodologies, the IndexIQ products capture the value of core corporate and market attributes.
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Vanguard Launches Dividend Index Fund
Shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund are now available for purchase by individual investors, institutions and financial advisors, both in Investor Shares (VHDYX) and ETF Shares (VYM).
The fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index, a new custom benchmark of U.S. stocks with higher-than-average yields.
For information visit, or call 800-662-7447 for Vanguard funds or 866-499-8473 for Vanguard ETF shares.

MLP Portfolio Available Through WealthADV
Through its WealthADV overlay management program, Adhesion Technologies is offering to its investment advisor clients the International Equity ADR portfolio of Houston-based Eagle Global Advisors LLC.
"One component of the WealthADV overlay management value proposition is access to exceptional, ‘boutique‚ money managers, like Eagle Global, to which independent advisors do not typically have access through the traditional managed account platforms," says Adhesion Technologies President and CEO Michael Stier.