Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces August Distributions

TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the August distributions for the following exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds which pay monthly distributions.

    
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                Trading  Distribution                              Payment
    Fund Name   Symbol   Amount ($)    Record Date  Payment Date   Frequency
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    Claymore
     Equal                              August 30,  September 7,
     Weight     CEW       $0.0200       2010        2010           Monthly
     Banc &     -------------------------------------------------------------
     Lifeco                             August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CEW.A     $0.0325       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore                            August 30,  September 7,
     S&P/TSX    CDZ       $0.0695       2010        2010           Monthly
     Canadian   -------------------------------------------------------------
     Dividend                           August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CDZ.A     $0.0580       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore
     Global                             August 30,  September 7,
     Monthly    CYH       $0.0550       2010        2010           Monthly
     Advantaged -------------------------------------------------------------
     Dividend                           August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CYH.A     $0.0450       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore
     Canadian                           August 30,  September 7,
     Financial  FIE       $0.0400       2010        2010           Monthly
     Monthly    -------------------------------------------------------------
     Income                             August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        FIE.A     $0.0400       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore                            August 30,  September 7,
     1-5 Yr     CLF       $0.0755       2010        2010           Monthly
     Laddered   -------------------------------------------------------------
     Government                         August 30,  September 7,
     Bond ETF   CLF.A     $0.0670       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore                            August 30,  September 7,
     1-5 Yr     CBO       $0.0785       2010        2010           Monthly
     Laddered   -------------------------------------------------------------
     Corporate                          August 30,  September 7,
     Bond ETF   CBO.A     $0.0700       2010        2010           Monthly
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                                        August 30,  September 7,
    Claymore    CHB       $0.1255       2010        2010           Monthly
     Advantaged -------------------------------------------------------------
     High Yield                         August 30,  September 7,
     Bond ETF   CHB.A     $0.1175       2010        2010           Monthly
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                                        August 30,  September 7,
    Claymore    CAB       $0.0550       2010        2010           Monthly
     Advantaged -------------------------------------------------------------
     Canadian                           August 30,  September 7,
     Bond ETF   CAB.A     $0.0465       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore                            August 30,  September 7,
     Premium    CMR       $0.0213       2010        2010           Monthly
     Money      -------------------------------------------------------------
     Market                             August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CMR.A     $0.0158       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore                            August 30,  September 7,
     S&P/TSX    CPD       $0.0690       2010        2010           Monthly
     CDN        -------------------------------------------------------------
     Preferred                          August 30,  September 7,
     Share ETF  CPD.A     $0.0620       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore
     Balanced                           August 30,  September 7,
     Income     CBD       $0.0625       2010        2010           Monthly
     CorePort-  -------------------------------------------------------------
     folio(TM)                          August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CBD.A     $0.0475       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Claymore
     Balanced                           August 30,  September 7,
     Growth     CBN       $0.0300       2010        2010           Monthly
     CorePort-  -------------------------------------------------------------
     folio(TM)                          August 30,  September 7,
     ETF        CBN.A     $0.0180       2010        2010           Monthly
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    Big Bank Big
     Oil Split                          August 31,  September 15,
     Corp.      BBO(1)  $0.0800(1)      2010        2010           Monthly
     (Capital
     Shares)
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    (1) The portion of the distribution payable by the Big Bank Big Oil Split
        Corp. as ordinary dividends will be designated as eligible dividends,
        unless otherwise specified.
    

The ex-dividend date for all Claymore ETFs is August 26, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of August 30, 2010.

About Claymore Investments

Claymore Investments, Inc. is a Canadian leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange-traded funds in Canada through its family of 28 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities with approximately $4.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2010. Claymore Investments, Inc. is wholly-owned subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a global, diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision. Guggenheim, through its affiliates, provides investment management, investment advisory, insurance, investment banking, and capital market services. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and New York with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

For further information about any of the Claymore ETFs or Claymore Investments, Inc., please visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.ca

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

For more information investors should consult with their investment advisor or visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.ca.

SOURCE CLAYMORE INVESTMENTS, INC.

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Dan Rubin, Vice-President, Marketing, (416) 813-2018, drubin@claymoreinvestments.ca

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