We are certain that not everyone realizes that back in 2005 SPDRs launched “Growth/Value” equity ETFs that were designed to compete with larger, popular, and more well-known iShares products that track the same S&P indices.
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State Street Global Advisors changed indexes on seven of its SPDR ETFs. Seven of the funds changed both the ticker symbol and index, while the other two changed the index alone. The affected funds are the SPDR Dow Jones Small Cap ETF (NYSE:DSC), SPDR Dow Jones Small Cap Growth ETF