NEW YORK , October 29, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the OOK, IncETF (Ticker: OOK) (the “Fund”).
OOK, Inc., a New ETF, Lists on NYSE Arca
The Fund seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the performance of the SPADE Oklahoma Index, a benchmark index consisting of Oklahoma based companies that are publicly traded and that have their headquarters or principal place of business in Oklahoma or that generate a significant portion of their revenues in Oklahoma .
Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading. NYSE Euronext's offering of these products provides investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity. NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's US market for ETFs, has 706 primary ETF and 48 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 84 ETNs, 201 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 480 primary ETFs, 74 ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 11,893 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of September 2009.
About OOK Advisors, LLC (Source: OOK, Inc.)
The Fund’s investment advisor is OOK Advisors, LLC, (the “Advisor”) a newly organized investment advisor located at One Leadership Square, Suite 200 , 211 North Robinson, Oklahoma City , Oklahoma , 73102 . The Advisor also serves as an investment advisor to TXF Funds, Inc., a registered investment Company. The Advisor’s parent company is The Geary Companies, Inc., which also owns Capital West Securities, Inc., a registered broker dealer.
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