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21 Claymore ETFs Begin Trading on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK, October 27, 2008 –-NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading 21 Claymore Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) after the group transferred over from the NYSE Alternext US (former American Stock Exchange).
 
Each of the 21 Claymore ETFs, mentioned below, began trading on NYSE Arca this morning as an exclusive primary listing.  Claymore is one of the leaders in the ETF marketplace, offering 33 stock and bond ETFs. 
 
Name and ticker symbol of the 21 Claymore ETFs moving to NYSE Arca from NYSE Alternext US:
 

HAO

Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap Index ETF

LVL

Claymore/S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF

EEB

Claymore/BNY BRIC ETF

CSD

Claymore/Clear Spin-Off ETF

CUT

Claymore/Clear Global Timber Index ETF

EXB

Claymore/Clear Global Exchanges, Brokers & Asset Managers Index ETF

XGC

Claymore/Great Companies Large-Cap Growth Index ETF

OTP

Claymore/Ocean Tomo Patent ETF

OTR

Claymore/Ocean Tomo Growth Index ETF

EEN

Claymore/Robeco Developed International Equity ETF

CGW

Claymore S&P Global Water Index ETF

DEF

Claymore/Sabrient Defender ETF

NFO

Claymore/Sabrient Insider ETF

STH

Claymore/Sabrient Stealth ETF

ENY

Claymore/SWM Canadian Energy Income Index ETF

CVY

Claymore/Zacks Yield Hog ETF

CZA

Claymore/Zacks Mid-Cap Core ETF

IRO

Claymore/Zacks Dividend Rotation ETF

XRO

Claymore/Zacks Sector Rotation ETF

CRO

Claymore/Zacks Country Rotation ETF

HGI

Claymore/Zacks International Yield Hog Index ETF

 
The funds’ prospectuses and other fund information are available at the Claymore website.
For more information, please visit: www.claymore.com.

Background on NYSE Arca-Listed ETFs and ETNs
Exchange traded products listed on NYSE Arca represent 59% of ETF and ETN assets under management in the U.S., nearly $353 billion, the most of any exchange.  As the first fully electronic platform to utilize designated liquidity providers, NYSE Arca sets the national best bid and offer nearly 83% of the time, leading all U.S. exchanges.  NYSE Arca remains an established leader in the ETF and ETN marketplace offering investors some of the industry’s fastest and most innovative trading tools to access liquidity. Including today’s listings, NYSE Arca has 318 primary ETF listings  (30 of which are Claymore ETFs).  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 79 ETNs and 17 certificates and trades all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis. 
 
About Claymore Securities, Inc.
Claymore Securities, Inc. is a privately held financial services company offering unique investment solutions for financial advisors and retail investors alike. Claymore is an innovator in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), unit investment trusts (UITs) and closed-end funds (CEFs), often leading its peers as the first-to-market provider of creative investment vehicles. In total, Claymore entities have provided supervision, management, servicing and/or distribution on approximately $13.8 billion in assets as of September 30, 2008. Led by a seasoned and experienced management team, Claymore brings together what it believes to be best-in-class asset managers and index providers to create innovative investment solutions that are used to establish strategic partnerships with investment professionals. (Source: Claymore Securities, Inc.)
 
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the world’s leading, most liquid and diverse exchange group.  It offers a broad and growing array of financial products and services in cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions, all designed to meet the evolving needs of issuers, investors and financial institutions.  Spanning multiple asset classes and six countries, NYSE Euronext’s exchanges include the New York Stock Exchange, Liffe, Euronext and NYSE Arca.  With more than 6,500 listed issues, more than any other exchange group, trading on NYSE Euronext’s equity markets represents more than one-third of the world's cash equities volume.  NYSE Euronext also manages the leading European derivatives exchange by value of trading.  NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.  For more information, please visit www.nyx.com.
 
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