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streetTRACKS® Gold Shares Lists on the NYSE
  First Gold Based Exchange Traded Trust in the U.S.

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2004 – Today the New York Stock Exchange listed the streetTRACKS® Gold Shares Exchange Traded Trust under the ticker symbol GLD.  Gold Shares offers investors the opportunity to access the gold bullion market through a tradable security with each share representing 1/10 of an ounce of gold.  Sponsored by World Gold Trust Services, LLC, a subsidiary of the World Gold Council, Gold Shares are designed to track the price of gold and trade intra-day like any common stock on the Exchange.

“We are very proud to list the streetTRACKS® Gold Shares on the New York Stock Exchange,” said John Thain, Chief Executive Officer of the NYSE. “This first-of-a-kind offering in the U.S. is a welcome addition to the NYSE list.”

The New York Stock Exchange is the world's leading and most technologically advanced equities market.  The NYSE continues to list innovative new structured products, Exchange Traded Funds and other derivative securities. 

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