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WSJ: Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Yahoo Deal

Verizon Communication Inc. has agreed to pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter, ending a drawn-out auction process for the beleaguered internet company. The deal is expected to be announced early Monday.

ETFs

Emerging Markets Looking Good for Bond ETF Investors

Investors seek to earning a little extra yield and diversify a portfolio should consider emerging market debt and bond-related exchange traded funds, especially as this fixed-income segment has been relatively overshadowed by developed market debt.

Earnings

Gold Futures Lose 0.3% For The Week

Gold futures settled lower on Friday to log a weekly loss of 0.3%, with strength in both the U.S. dollar and stock market dulling investment interest in the metal.

Yield Works For The Other Dow ETF

Each of the 30 members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average pays a dividend, but it was not until December that an issuer of exchange-traded funds decided to spin the Dow on a yield-weighted basis.

More Talk On The Turkey ETF

The Ishares Msci Turkey Inv Market Index Fd (NYSE:TUR) fell almost 3 percent Thursday, bringing the five-day loss for the only exchange-traded fund dedicated to Turkish equities to almost 18 percent.