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SPDR SERIES TRUST
TABLE1
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
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                        As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 26, 2009
                                             Securities Act File No. 333-57793
                                    Investment Company Act of 1940 File No. 811-08839

   UNITED STATES
   SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
   Washington, D.C. 20549

   FORM N-1A

   REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

   Post-Effective Amendment No. 42

   And

   REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

   Amendment No. 44

   SPDR(R) SERIES TRUST
   (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, Massachusetts 02111
   (Address of Principal Executive Offices)
[X]

[X]



[X]

[X]
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   TABLE OF CONTENTS
   OVERVIEW OF THE FUND...............................................
   Who Should Invest?................................................
   Principal Strategies of the Fund..................................
   Principal Risks of the Fund.......................................
   DESCRIPTION OF THE FUND............................................
   PERFORMANCE BAR CHART AND TABLE....................................
   FEES AND EXPENSES..................................................
   Example...........................................................
   Creation Transaction Fee and Redemption Transaction Fee...........
   ADDITIONAL INDEX INFORMATION.......................................
   ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES, RISKS AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS...
   Additional Investment Strategies..................................
   Additional Risks..................................................
   Other Considerations.............................................
   MANAGEMENT.........................................................
   INDEX/TRADEMARK LICENSES/DISCLAIMERS...............................
   DETERMINATION OF NET ASSET VALUE...................................
   BUYING AND SELLING THE FUND........................................
   PURCHASE AND REDEMPTION OF CREATION UNITS..........................
   DISTRIBUTIONS......................................................
   PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS.................................................
   TAX MATTERS........................................................
   GENERAL INFORMATION................................................
   FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS..............................................
   WHERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FUND.................................
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                                                                    PASSIVE                             FIXED
                                                                    STRATEGY/INDEX                      INCOME TAX POLITICAL
   TICKER NAME                                                      RISK                                RISK           RISK RISK
   ------------ --------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------   -------------- ------- -------------------
   VRD          SPDR S&P Ultra Short Term
                Municipal Bond ETF                                  [X]                                 [X]           [X]      [X]
           MUNICIPAL
VRDO INSURANCE
RISK       RISK
---------- ----------------------

[X]        [X]
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
SHAREHOLDER_FEES
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   SHAREHOLDER FEES
   (fees paid directly from your investment, but see "Purchase
   and Redemption of Creation Units" for a discussion of
   Creation and Redemption Transaction Fees).................
   ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
   (expenses that are deducted from the Fund's assets)(2)
   Management Fees...........................................
   Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees(3)..................
   Other Expenses(4), (5)....................................

   TOTAL ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES.........................
SPDR S&P
ULTRA SHORT TERM
MUNICIPAL BOND
ETF
----------------------------------------



                               0.00%


                                0.20%
                                0.00%
                                0.00%
----------------------------------------
                                0.20%
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                                                                       1                 3
                                                         YEAR              YEARS
                                                          $             - $               -
                                                         ----------------- -----------------
   SPDR S&P Ultra Short Term Municipal Bond ETF.......                20                64
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   SPDR S&P Ultra Short Term Municipal Bond ETF..............   0.20%
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   Creation and Redemption Transaction Fees:




                                                                                                       TRANSACTION
   FUND                                                                                                FEE*
   --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------
   SPDR S&P Ultra Short Term Municipal Bond ETF.......                                                  $                   250
MAXIMUM
ADDITIONAL VARIABLE
FEE FOR CASH
CREATIONS/
REDEMPTIONS*,**
-------------------------------------------
                                   0.05%
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TABLE7
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   TABLE OF CONTENTS
   OVERVIEW OF THE FUND ..............................................
   Who Should Invest? .............................................
   Principal Strategies of the Fund ...............................
   Principal Risks of the Fund ....................................
   DESCRIPTION OF THE FUND ...........................................
   PERFORMANCE BAR CHART AND TABLE ...................................
   FEES AND EXPENSES .................................................
   Example ........................................................
   Creation Transaction Fee and Redemption Transaction Fee ...........
   ADDITIONAL INDEX INFORMATION ......................................
   ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES, RISKS AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS ..
   Additional Investment Strategies ...............................
   Additional Risks ...............................................
   Other Considerations ...........................................
   MANAGEMENT ........................................................
   INDEX/TRADEMARK LICENSES/DISCLAIMERS ..............................
   DETERMINATION OF NET ASSET VALUE ..................................
   BUYING AND SELLING THE FUND .......................................
   PURCHASE AND REDEMPTION OF CREATION UNITS .........................
   DISTRIBUTIONS .....................................................
   PORTFOLIO HOLDINGS ................................................
   TAX MATTERS .......................................................
   GENERAL INFORMATION ...............................................
   FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS ..............................................
   WHERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FUND ................................
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                                    PASSIVE
                                    STRATEGY/                FOREIGN             PREFERRED
                                    INDEX                    ISSUER              SECURITIES
   TICKER NAME                      RISK                     RISK                RISK
   ------------ ------------------- ----------------------   -----------------   -----------------------
   PSK          SPDR
                Wells
                Fargo
                Preferred
                Stock ETF           [X]                      [X]                 [X]
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
SHAREHOLDER_FEES2
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SHAREHOLDER_FEES2
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   SHAREHOLDER FEES
   (fees paid directly from your investment, but see "Purchase and Redemption of Creation
   Units" for a discussion of Creation and Redemption Transaction Fees).......................
   ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
   (expenses that are deducted from the Fund's assets)(2)
   Management Fees............................................................................
   Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees(3)...................................................
   Other Expenses(4)(5).......................................................................

   TOTAL ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES..........................................................
SPDR WELLS FARGO
PREFERRED STOCK ETF
------------------------------------------------


                                       0.00%


                                        0.45%
                                        0.00%
                                        0.00%
------------------------------------------------
                                        0.45%
============================
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                                                           1                     3
                                             YEAR              YEARS
                                             ----------------- --------------------
                                              $             - $                  -
   SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF ..                46                 144
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   SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF ..   0.45%
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   Creation and Redemption Transaction Fees:




                                                                                   TRANSACTION
   FUND                                                                            FEE*
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------
   SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred Stock ETF ..                                          $                   750
MAXIMUM
ADDITIONAL VARIABLE
FEE FOR CASH
CREATIONS/
REDEMPTIONS*, **
-------------------------------------------
                                   0.50%
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   TABLE OF CONTENTS

   General Description of the Trust...........................................
   Additional Index Information...............................................
   Investment Policies........................................................
   Special Considerations and Risks...........................................
   Investment Restrictions....................................................
   Exchange Listing and Trading...............................................
   Management of the Trust....................................................
   Brokerage Transactions.....................................................
   Book Entry Only System.....................................................
   Purchase and Redemption of Creation Units..................................
   Determination of Net Asset Value...........................................
   Dividends and Distributions................................................
   Taxes......................................................................
   Capital Stock and Shareholder Reports......................................
   Counsel and Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm..................
   Proxy Voting Policies and Procedures.......................................
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
NAME_AND_TITLE
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                                                             TRUSTEES



                                                                                      TERM OF
                                                                                      OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                              POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND YEAR OF BIRTH                                          WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   ---------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ---------------------------------
   INDEPENDENT TRUSTEES
   FRANK NESVET                                               Independent             Unlimited
   c/o SPDR Series Trust                                      Trustee,                Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                              Chairman                September 2000
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111-2900
   1943

   HELEN F. PETERS                                           Independent              Unlimited Elected:
   c/o SPDR Series Trust                                     Trustee,                 September 2000
   State Street Financial Center                             Chair of
   One Lincoln Street                                        Audit
   Boston, MA 02111-2900                                     Committee
   1948

   DAVID M. KELLY c/o SPDR                                   Independent              Unlimited Elected:
   Series Trust State Street                                 Trustee                  September 2000
   Financial Center One Lincoln
   Street
   Boston, MA 02111-2900
   1938

   INTERESTED TRUSTEE

   JAMES E. ROSS* SSgA Funds                                 Interested               Unlimited Elected
   Management, Inc. State Street                             Trustee,                 President: May
   Financial Center                                          President                2005, elected
   One Lincoln Street                                                                 Trustee: November
   Boston, MA 02111 1965                                                              2005
                                           NUMBER OF
                                           PORTFOLIOS
PRINCIPAL                                  IN FUND
OCCUPATION(S)                              COMPLEX                   OTHER
DURING PAST                                OVERSEEN                  DIRECTORSHIPS
5 YEARS                                    BY TRUSTEE                HELD BY TRUSTEE
------------------------------------------ -----------------------   -----------------------------------------------------

Chief Executive                                               92 SPDR Index
Officer, Libra Group,                                            Shares Funds
Inc. (1998-present) (a                                           (Trustee).
financial services
consulting company).


Professor of Finance,                                         92 Federal Home Loan Bank of
Carroll School of                                                Boston (Director); BJ's
Management, Boston                                               Wholesale Clubs (Director);
College (2003-present);                                          SPDR Index Shares Funds
Dean, Boston College                                             (Trustee); Eaton Vance Funds
(August 2000-2003).                                              (Trustee).

Retired.                                                      92 Chicago Stock Exchange
                                                                 (Public Governor/ Director);
                                                                 Penson Worldwide Inc.
                                                                 (Director); SPDR Index
                                                                 Shares Funds (Trustee).




President, SSgA Funds                                       123 SPDR Index Shares Funds
Management, Inc.                                                (Trustee); Select Sector
(2005-present);                                                 SPDR Trust (Trustee); State
Principal, SSgA Funds                                           Street Master Funds
Management, Inc.                                                (Trustee); and State Street
(2001-present); Senior                                          Institutional Investment
Managing Director,                                              Trust (Trustee).
State Street Global
Advisors
(2006-present);
Principal, State Street
Global Advisors
(2000-2006).
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NAME_AND_TITLE2
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   OFFICERS

                                                                                                 TERM OF
                                                                                                 OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                                         POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND YEAR OF BIRTH                                                     WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   --------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ---------------------------
   ELLEN M. NEEDHAM                                                      Vice                    Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                           President               Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                                                 March 2008
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1967


   MICHAEL P. RILEY                                                     Vice                     Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                          President                Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                                                 February 2005
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1969




   GARY L. FRENCH                                                       Treasurer                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                                           Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2005
   Boston, MA 02111
   1951

   RYAN M. LOUVAR                                                       Secretary                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                                           Elected:
   Four Copley Place, CPH0326                                                                    August 2008
   Boston, MA 02116
   1972




   MARK E. TUTTLE                                                       Assistant                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                  Secretary                Elected:
   Four Copley Place, CPH0326                                                                    August 2007
Boston, MA 02116
1970
PRINCIPAL
OCCUPATION(S)
DURING PAST
5 YEARS
---------------------------------------------
Principal, SSgA
Funds Management,
Inc. (1992-Present)*;
Managing Director,
State Street Global
Advisors (1992 to
Present)*

Principal, State
Street Global
Advisors
(2005-present);
Assistant
Vice
President, State
Street Bank and
Trust Company
(2000-2004).

Senior Vice
President,
State Street Bank
and Trust Company
(2002-present).

Vice President and
Senior Counsel, State
Street Bank and Trust
Company (2005-
present)*; Counsel,
BISYS Group, Inc.
(2000-2005) (a financial
services company).

Vice President and
Counsel, State Street
Bank and Trust Company
(2007-Present)*;
Assistant Counsel,
BISYS Group, Inc.
(2005-2007)*;
(a financial services
company); Sole
Practitioner, Mark E.
Tuttle Attorney
at Law (2004-2005).
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NAME_AND_TITLE3
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                                                                                                 TERM OF
                                                                                                 OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                                         POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND YEAR OF BIRTH                                                     WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   --------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ---------------------------
   MATTHEW FLAHERTY                                                      Assistant               Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                   Treasurer               Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2005
   Boston, MA 02111
   1971

   CHAD C. HALLETT                                                      Assistant                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                  Treasurer                Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2006
   Boston, MA 02111
   1969

   LAURA F. HEALY                                                       Assistant                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                  Treasurer                Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       November 2007
   Boston, MA 02111
   1964

   JULIE B. PIATELLI                                                    Chief                    Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                          Compliance               Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                        Officer                  August 2007
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1967
PRINCIPAL
OCCUPATION(S)
DURING PAST
5 YEARS
--------------------------------------------------
Assistant Vice
President, State
Street Bank and
Trust
(1994-present).*

Vice President,
State Street Bank and
Trust Company
(2001-Present).*


Vice President, State Street
Bank and Trust Company
(2002-present).*



Principal and Senior
Compliance Officer,
SSgA Funds
Management, Inc.
(2004-present);
Vice President, State
Street Global Advisors
(2004-present); Senior
Manager,
PricewaterhouseCoopers,
LLP (1999-2004).
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
COMPENSATION_TABLE
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Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                                                                          PENSION OR
                                                                                          RETIREMENT
                                                                                          BENEFITS                  ESTIMATED
                                                                                          ACCRUED                   ANNUAL
                                                      AGGREGATE                           AS PART                   BENEFITS
   NAME OF                                            COMPENSATION                        OF TRUST                  UPON
   INDEPENDENT TRUSTEE                                FROM THE TRUST                      EXPENSES                  RETIREMENT
   ------------------------------------------------   ---------------------------------   -----------------------   -----------------------
   Frank Nesvet                                        $                     92,431       N/A                       N/A
   Helen F. Peters                                     $                     80,456       N/A                       N/A
   David M. Kelly                                      $                     73,400       N/A                       N/A
TOTAL
COMPENSATION
FROM THE
TRUST AND
FUND COMPLEX
PAID TO
TRUSTEES(1)
--------------------------------
 $                  120,500
 $                  104,750
 $                    95,500
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
TRUSTEE_OWNERSHIP
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                         OWNERSHIP OF FUND SHARES

                                                 The following table shows the dollar range of equity securities beneficially
                                                         owned by each of the Trustees as of December 31, 2008:



                                         DOLLAR RANGE OF EQUITY
   NAME OF TRUSTEE                       SECURITIES IN THE TRUST
   ------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------
   David M. Kelly                        None
   Frank Nesvet                          None
   Helen F. Peters                       None
   James E. Ross*                        $50,001 - $100,000
ows the dollar range of equity securities beneficially
h of the Trustees as of December 31, 2008:

              AGGREGATE DOLLAR RANGE OF EQUITY
              SECURITIES IN ALL REGISTERED INVESTMENT
              COMPANIES OVERSEEN BY TRUSTEE IN FAMILY
              OF INVESTMENT COMPANIES
              ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              None
              None
              None
              $50,001 - $100,000
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                                OTHER ACCOUNTS MANAGED AS OF JUNE 30, 2009

                                REGISTERED                                         POOLED
                                INVESTMENT                  ASSETS                 INVESTMENT                ASSETS
   PORTFOLIO                    COMPANY                     MANAGED                VEHICLE                   MANAGED              OTHER
   MANAGER                      ACCOUNTS                    (MILLIONS)*            ACCOUNTS                  (BILLIONS)*          ACCOUNTS
   ---------------------------- -------------------------   --------------------   -----------------------   -------------------- --------------------
   Matthew Pappas                                      8     $           1.33                           8     $           2.29                    19
   Timothy Ryan                                        8     $           1.33                           8     $           2.29                    19
                       TOTAL
ASSETS                 ASSETS
MANAGED                MANAGED
(BILLIONS)*            (BILLIONS)*
--------------------   --------------------
 $          84.58       $          88.20
 $          84.58       $          88.20
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   PORTFOLIO                      DOLLAR RANGE OF FUND
   MANAGER                        SECURITIES BENEFICIALLY OWNED
   ----------------------------   ---------------------------------------------------------------------
   Matthew Pappas                 None
   Timothy Ryan                   None
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   TABLE OF CONTENTS

   General Description of the Trust...........................................
   Additional Index Information...............................................
   Investment Policies........................................................
   Special Considerations and Risks...........................................
   Investment Restrictions....................................................
   Exchange Listing and Trading...............................................
   Management of the Trust....................................................
   Brokerage Transactions.....................................................
   Book Entry Only System.....................................................
   Purchase and Redemption of Creation Units..................................
   Determination of Net Asset Value...........................................
   Dividends and Distributions................................................
   Taxes......................................................................
   Capital Stock and Shareholder Reports......................................
   Counsel and Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm..................
   Financial Statements.......................................................
   Proxy Voting Policies and Procedures.......................................
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SPDR SERIES TRUST
NAME_AND_TITLE4
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   TRUSTEES



                                                                                    TERM OF
                                                                                    OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                            POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND DATE OF BIRTH                                        WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   -------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ----------------------------
   INDEPENDENT TRUSTEES
   DAVID M. KELLY                                           Independent             Unlimited
   c/o SPDR Series Trust                                    Trustee                 Elected:
   State Street Financial                                                           September 2000
   Center
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111-2900
   1938



   FRANK NESVET                                            Independent              Unlimited
   c/o SPDR Series Trust                                   Trustee,                 Elected:
   State Street Financial                                  Chairman                 September 2000
   Center
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111-2900
   1943

   HELEN F. PETERS                                         Independent              Unlimited
   c/o SPDR Series Trust                                   Trustee,                 Elected:
   State Street Financial                                  Chair of                 September 2000
   Center                                                  Audit
   One Lincoln Street                                      Committee
   Boston, MA 02111-2900
   1948



   INTERESTED TRUSTEE
   JAMES E. ROSS*                                          Interested               Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                             Trustee,                 Elected
   State Street Financial                                  President                President:
   Center                                                                           May 2005,
   One Lincoln Street                                                               elected
Boston, MA 02111   Trustee:
1965               November 2005
                                         NUMBER OF
                                         PORTFOLIOS
PRINCIPAL                                IN FUND
OCCUPATION(S)                            COMPLEX                   OTHER
DURING PAST                              OVERSEEN                  DIRECTORSHIPS
5 YEARS                                  BY TRUSTEE                HELD BY TRUSTEE
---------------------------------------- -----------------------   -------------------------------------------

Retired.                                                    92 Chicago Stock
                                                               Exchange
                                                               (Public Governor/
                                                               Director);
                                                               Penson Worldwide Inc.
                                                               (Director);
                                                               SPDR Index
                                                               Shares Funds
                                                               (Trustee).

Chief Executive                                             92 SPDR Index
Officer, Libra                                                 Shares Funds
Group, Inc.                                                    (Trustee).
(1998-present) (a
financial services
consulting company).


Professor of                                                92 Federal Home Loan
Finance, Carroll                                               Bank of Boston
School of                                                      (Director); BJ's
Management,                                                    Wholesale Clubs
Boston College                                                 (Director);
(2003-present);                                                SPDR Index
Dean, Boston                                                   Shares Funds (Trustee);
College (August                                                Eaton Vance
2000-2003).                                                    Funds (Trustee).


President, SSgA                                           123 SPDR Index
Funds Management,                                             Shares Funds (Trustee);
Inc. (2005-present);                                          Select Sector SPDR
Principal, SSgA Funds                                         Trust (Trustee); State
Management, Inc.                                              Street Master Funds
(2001-present);          (Trustee); and
Senior Managing          State Street
Director, State Street   Institutional
Global Advisors          Investment Trust
(2006-present);          (Trustee).
Principal, State
Street Global
Advisors
(2000-2006).
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NAME_AND_TITLE5
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   OFFICERS

                                                                                                 TERM OF
                                                                                                 OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                                         POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND YEAR OF BIRTH                                                     WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   --------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ---------------------------
   ELLEN M. NEEDHAM                                                      Vice                    Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                           President               Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                                                 March 2008
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1967


   MICHAEL P. RILEY                                                     Vice                     Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                          President                Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                                                 February 2005
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1969




   GARY L. FRENCH                                                       Treasurer                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                                           Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2005
   Boston, MA 02111
   1951

   RYAN M. LOUVAR                                                       Secretary                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                                           Elected:
   Four Copley Place, CPH0326                                                                    August 2008
   Boston, MA 02116
   1972
MARK E. TUTTLE                        Assistant   Unlimited
State Street Bank and Trust Company   Secretary   Elected:
Four Copley Place, CPH0326                        August 2007
Boston, MA 02116
1970
PRINCIPAL
OCCUPATION(S)
DURING PAST
5 YEARS
---------------------------------------------
Principal, SSgA
Funds Management,
Inc. (1992-Present)*;
Managing Director,
State Street Global
Advisors (1992 to
Present)*

Vice President,
State Street Global
Advisors
(2008- Present)
Principal, State
Street Global
Advisors
(2005-2008);
Assistant Vice
President, State
Street Bank and
Trust Company
(2000-2004).

Senior Vice
President,
State Street Bank
and Trust Company
(2002-present).

Vice President and
Senior Counsel, State
Street Bank and Trust
Company (2005-
present)*; Counsel,
BISYS Group, Inc.
(2000-2005) (a financial
services company).
Vice President and
Counsel, State Street
Bank and Trust Company
(2007-Present)*;
Assistant Counsel,
BISYS Group, Inc.
(2005-2007)*;
(a financial services
company); Sole
Practitioner, Mark E.
Tuttle Attorney
at Law (2004-2005).
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
NAME_AND_TITLE6
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                                                                                 TERM OF
                                                                                                 OFFICE AND
   NAME, ADDRESS                                                         POSITION(S)             LENGTH OF
   AND YEAR OF BIRTH                                                     WITH FUNDS              TIME SERVED
   --------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------- ---------------------------
   MATTHEW FLAHERTY                                                      Assistant               Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                   Treasurer               Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2005
   Boston, MA 02111
   1971

   CHAD C. HALLETT                                                      Assistant                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                  Treasurer                Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       May 2006
   Boston, MA 02111
   1969

   LAURA F. HEALY                                                       Assistant                Unlimited
   State Street Bank and Trust Company                                  Treasurer                Elected:
   Two Avenue de Lafayette                                                                       November 2007
   Boston, MA 02111
   1964

   JULIE B. PIATELLI                                                    Chief                    Unlimited
   SSgA Funds Management, Inc.                                          Compliance               Elected:
   State Street Financial Center                                        Officer                  August 2007
   One Lincoln Street
   Boston, MA 02111
   1967
PRINCIPAL
OCCUPATION(S)
DURING PAST
5 YEARS
----------------------------------------------
Assistant Vice
President, State
Street Bank and
Trust
(1994-present).*

Vice President,
State Street Bank and
Trust Company
(2001-Present).*


Vice President, State
Street Bank and Trust
Company (2002-present).*



Principal and Senior
Compliance Officer,
SSgA Funds
Management, Inc.
(2004-present);
Vice President, State
Street Global Advisors
(2004-present); Senior
Manager,
PricewaterhouseCoopers,
LLP (1999-2004).
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
COMPENSATION_TABLE2
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                                                                          PENSION OR
                                                                                          RETIREMENT
                                                                                          BENEFITS                  ESTIMATED
                                                                                          ACCRUED                   ANNUAL
                                                      AGGREGATE                           AS PART                   BENEFITS
   NAME OF                                            COMPENSATION                        OF TRUST                  UPON
   INDEPENDENT TRUSTEE                                FROM THE TRUST                      EXPENSES                  RETIREMENT
   ------------------------------------------------   ---------------------------------   -----------------------   -----------------------
   Frank Nesvet                                        $                     92,431       N/A                       N/A
   Helen F. Peters                                     $                     80,456       N/A                       N/A
   David M. Kelly                                      $                     73,400       N/A                       N/A
TOTAL
COMPENSATION
FROM THE
TRUST AND
FUND COMPLEX
PAID TO
TRUSTEES(1)
--------------------------------
 $                  120,500
 $                  104,750
 $                    95,500
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
TRUSTEE_OWNERSHIP3
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                         OWNERSHIP OF FUND SHARES

                                                      The following table shows the dollar range of equity securities beneficially
                          owned by each of the Trustees as of December 31, 2008:



                                         DOLLAR RANGE OF EQUITY SECURITIES IN
   NAME OF TRUSTEE                       THE TRUST
   ------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   David M. Kelly                        None
   Frank Nesvet                          None
   Helen F. Peters                       None
   James E. Ross*                        $50,001 - $100,000
ar range of equity securities beneficially


              AGGREGATE DOLLAR RANGE OF EQUITY
              SECURITIES IN ALL REGISTERED INVESTMENT
              COMPANIES OVERSEEN BY TRUSTEE IN FAMILY
              OF INVESTMENT COMPANIES
              ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
              None
              None
              None
              $50,001 - $100,000
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
TABLE15
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                   OTHER ACCOUNTS MANAGED AS OF JUNE 30, 2009

                          REGISTERED                                         POOLED
                          INVESTMENT                  ASSETS                 INVESTMENT                ASSETS
   PORTFOLIO              COMPANY                     MANAGED                VEHICLE                   MANAGED              OTHER
   MANAGER                ACCOUNTS                    (BILLIONS)*            ACCOUNTS                  (BILLIONS)*          ACCOUNTS
   ---------------------- -------------------------   --------------------   -----------------------   -------------------- --------------------
   Lynn Blake                                109       $          50.02                        216      $        241.78                   240
   John Tucker                               109       $          50.02                        216      $        241.78                   240
                       TOTAL
ASSETS                 ASSETS
MANAGED                MANAGED
(BILLIONS)*            (BILLIONS)*
--------------------   --------------------
 $        171.54        $        463.33
 $        171.54        $        463.33
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
TRUSTEE_OWNERSHIP4
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

   PORTFOLIO                DOLLAR RANGE OF FUND
   MANAGER                  SECURITIES BENEFICIALLY OWNED
   ----------------------   ---------------------------------------------------------------------
   Lynn Blake               None
   John Tucker              None
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
NAME_AND_TITLE7
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                                    CAPACITY WITH
   NAME                             ADVISOR
   -------------------------------- -------------------------------------------
   Thomas P. Kelly                  Treasurer


   Phillip S.                      Director and Chief Legal
   Gillespie                       Officer


   Tracey Atkinson                 Director


   Shawn Johnson                   Director


   James E. Ross                   President & Director


   Cuan F.H. Coulter               Chief Compliance Officer
BUSINESS NAME AND ADDRESS
OTHER POSITIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Managing Director and Comptroller, State Street Global Advisors, a
division of State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, State Street Global
Advisors, a division of State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston,
MA

Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, State Street
Corporation, Boston, MA, owner of State Street Global Advisors

Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors, a division of
State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA

Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors, a division of
State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA

Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, State Street
Global Advisors, a division of State Street Bank and Trust Company,
Boston, MA
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
TABLE16
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

   Nicolas J. Bonn         Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
   Vincent Manzi           Chief Compliance Officer
   William Helfrich        Chief Financial Officer
   Peter Economou          Director
   Howard Fairweather      Director
   Stefan Gavell           Director
   Aditya Mohan            Director
   Anthony Rochte          Director
   Mark Snyder             Director
   R. Bryan Woodard        Director
Created by EDGAR Online, Inc.

SPDR SERIES TRUST
TABLE17
Form Type: 485BPOS
Period End: Unknown
Date Filed: Aug 26, 2009

                           SIGNATURES

   Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
   this amendment to the registration statement has been signed below by the

   following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated:


   SIGNATURES                                      TITLE        DATE
   ------------------------------------------ ----------------- ----------------------------


                                                       Treasurer and Principal Financial
   /s/ Gary L. French*                                                                     August 26, 2009
   ------------------------------------------ Officer
   Gary L. French


   /s/ David M. Kelly*                        Trustee                                      August 26, 2009
   ------------------------------------------
   David M. Kelly


   /s/ Frank Nesvet*                          Trustee                                      August 26, 2009
   ------------------------------------------
   Frank Nesvet


   /s/ Helen Peters*                          Trustee                                      August 26, 2009
   ------------------------------------------
   Helen F. Peters


                                                       Trustee, President and Principal
   /s/ James E. Ross*                                           August 26, 2009
   ------------------------------------------ Executive Officer
   James E. Ross


   *By: /s/ Ryan M. Louvar
   ------------------------------------------
   Ryan M. Louvar
   As Attorney-in-Fact
   Pursuant to Power of
   Attorney

								
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