Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces July Distributions

TORONTO, July 20 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the July 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
     Weight
     Banc &      CEW       $0.0200    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Lifeco     -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CEW.A     $0.0325    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     S&P/TSX
     Canadian    CDZ       $0.0695    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Dividend   -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CDZ.A     $0.0580    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Global
     Monthly
     Advantaged  CYH       $0.0550    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Dividend   -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CYH.A     $0.0450    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Canadian
     Financial
     Monthly     FIE       $0.0400    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Income     -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         FIE.A     $0.0400    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     1-5 Yr
     Laddered    CLF       $0.0755    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Government -------------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF    CLF.A     $0.0670    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     1-5 Yr
     Laddered    CBO       $0.0785    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Corporate  -------------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF    CBO.A     $0.0700    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Advantaged  CHB       $0.1255    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     High Yield -------------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF    CHB.A     $0.1175    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Advantaged  CAB       $0.0550    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Canadian   -------------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF    CAB.A     $0.0465    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Premium
     Money       CMR       $0.0140    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Market     -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CMR.A     $0.0100    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     S&P/TSX
     CDN         CPD       $0.0690    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
     Preferred  -------------------------------------------------------------
     Share ETF   CPD.A     $0.0620    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Balanced
     Income
     CorePort-   CBD       $0.0625    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
      folio(TM) -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CBD.A     $0.0475    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Claymore
     Balanced
     Growth
     CorePort-   CBN       $0.0300    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
      folio(TM) -------------------------------------------------------------
     ETF         CBN.A     $0.0180    July 29, 2010  August 6, 2010  Monthly
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    Big Bank Big
     Oil Split
     Corp.       BBO(1)  $0.0700(1)   July 30, 2010 August 13, 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 July 27, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of July 29, 2010.

About Claymore Investments

Claymore Investments, Inc. is a leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange traded funds in Canada through its family of 27 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities. Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at June 30, 2010 had approximately $4.5 billion in assets under management, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Claymore Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area. In aggregate, Claymore Group Inc. and its affiliates have approximately 175 employees providing supervisory, management, servicing or distribution services on approximately US$15.3 billion in assets as of June 30, 2010.

For further information about any of the Claymore funds or Claymore Investments, Inc., please contact your financial advisor or 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 -or- Som Seif, President, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca, www.claymoreinvestments.ca

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