BlackRock Will Join The S&P 500 index, And Replace Genzyme Tonight

After the close of trading on Friday BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK). will replace Genzyme Corp (NASDAQ:GENZ). in the S&P 500 index (SNP:^GSPC). S&P is making the change because biotech company Genzyme announced last month that it would be taken private for $20.1 billion by

iShares Adds 5 More ETFs With FREE Online Trading (DVY, IDV, ACWX, HYG, IYR)

Fidelity Investments announced on Wednesday that it has added a five more iShares exchange traded funds to its free trading program. Fidelity now offers its brokerage customers free trading on 30 ETFs all managed by BlackRock’s iShares unit, up from 25 when the partnership began