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Claymore CEF Index Linked GS Connect ETN will list on NYSE Arca
-Over 90% of the index components are NYSE-listed Closed-End Funds-

NEW YORK  , Dec. 10, 2007 –NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) today announced that the Claymore CEF Index-Linked GS ConnectSM ETN (NYSE Arca: GCE) listed and began trading on NYSE Arca.  Linked to the Claymore CEF Index, the ETN provides investors with access to a portfolio of liquid Closed End Funds listed in the U.S. Out of the current 75 constituents, 68 are listed with NYSE Group.

“We welcome the Claymore CEF Index-Linked GS ConnectSM ETN to our strong list of ETN products,” said NYSE Group Senior Vice President, Exchange Traded Funds and Indexes, Lisa Dallmer.  “With over 90% of the index currently composed of NYSE-listed Closed-End Funds, this ETN offers investors access to a solid and diverse range of strategies.”

With the listing of GCE, NYSE Group now lists 21 ETNs and trades all others through unlisted trading privileges.

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