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Online Broker, Investment Ideas, Online Stock Trading | Motif Investing The Exchange Traded Funds prospectus contains its investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information you should read and consider carefully prior to making an investment decision. Please review the current prospectus, available from the Prospectus link. ETFs have unique features that you should be aware of, which can include distribution of any gains, risks related to securities within the portfolio, tax consequences, and fees and expenses. The data quoted herein represents past performance and is not indicative of future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that your investment, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original value. Special commission pricing available for rebalances of Motif Investing-created motifs for rebalance orders the follow the benchmark construction and are executed during market hours during the offer period (March 21 through March 31, 2014). Image courtesy of PlaceIt

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