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How To Limit Risk When Using Leverage

November 7th, 2013

leverage-decayMoe Zulfiqar: Leverage, at its very core, is borrowing money to invest. If investors want to use leverage in their portfolio, it can be very risky. My friend, Mr. Speculator, who I met not too long ago, disagrees with this claim; he thinks it’s the Read more…

NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA

Direxion Launches Two New Leveraged Junior Gold Miner ETFs

October 11th, 2013

direxion_logoGold miners have been extremely volatile as of late as gold prices have wildly oscillated. And since miners often trade as a more explosive play on the underlying metal, there have definitely been some big moves in the miner ETF world recently. Read more…

NYSE:DUST, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:JDST, NYSE:JUNG, NYSE:NUGT

ProShares Adds New 3x Leveraged Financials ETFs (FINU, FINZ, IYF, FAS, FAZ)

July 17th, 2012

Michael Johnston: ProShares added a pair of products designed for investors looking to bet on the short term performance of the often volatile financial sector today. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:FINU, NYSE:FINZ, NYSE:IYF

A Reverse Split For 4 Of Direxion’s 3X ETFs Goes Into Effect (ERY, TZA, DRV, TYP)

July 8th, 2010

Four of Direxion’s 3X ETFs executed a 1-for-5 reverse split today, in the shares of the Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x Shares (NYSE:ERY), Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares (NYSE:DRV) Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:DRV, NYSE:ERY, NYSE:TYP, NYSE:TZA

Leveraged ETFs Are Some Of The Professional Trader’s Favorite Tools (FAS, FAZ)

July 6th, 2010

“Leveraged ETFs are one of the most controversial trading instruments to be introduced in recent years. Many financial experts criticize leveraged ETFs as being too complicated and too risky for Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ

Why Leveraged ETFs All Go to Zero (ERY, DRV, TZA, TYP)

June 18th, 2010

I couldn’t help but notice the press release today on the reverse splits announced for 4 more leveraged ETFs Read more…

NYSE:DRV, NYSE:ERY, NYSE:TYP, NYSE:TZA

The Financial 3X Bull ETF (FAS) Could Quickly Surge To It’s 200 Day Moving Average At $27

May 27th, 2010

“The Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSE: FAS) — The fund seeks daily investment results of the price performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index.  This highly leveraged ETF Read more…

NYSE:FAS

The Direxion Daily 3X Financial Bull ETF (NYSE:FAS) In Focus

May 10th, 2010

The Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSE:FAS) enjoyed gains in excess of 15% today, as Wall Street rocketed higher after investors were reassured by a nearly $1 trillion plan to avoid Read more…

NYSE:FAS

This ETF Could Quadruple At The Cost Of Goldman, Citigroup, And Other Financial Institutions

April 30th, 2010

“Last week, I said that despite accusations of fraud against Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), I suspected it would “still land on its feet like a cat.” Even the grilling it got at the hands of self-serving Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ

Direxion Shares Launches Six New Leveraged ETFs

March 11th, 2010

Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative and tactically-oriented investment strategies to sophisticated investors, is pleased to announce the launch of six new Direxion Shares Daily ETFs Read more…

NYSE:BRIL, NYSE:BRIS, NYSE:INDL, NYSE:INDZ, NYSE:SOXL, NYSE:SOXS

Direxion Shares Adds Two 3x Leveraged ETFs to Provide More Exposure to Short-Term Treasuries

February 25th, 2010

direxion-3xDirexion, a pioneer in providing alternative and tactically-oriented investment strategies to sophisticated investors, is pleased to announce the addition of two new Read more…

NYSE:TWOL, NYSE:TWOZ

ProShares Launches Daily 3x and -3x ETFs on NASDAQ-100®, Dow Jones Industrial Average®, S&P MidCap 400TM and Russell 2000®

February 11th, 2010

new7ProFunds Group, the world’s largest manager of leveraged and inverse funds1, announced today that it is launching eight new ProShares ETFs. A pair of ETFs, one with a daily 3x Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NASDAQ:SQQQ, NASDAQ:TQQQ, NYSE:SDOW, NYSE:SMDD, NYSE:SPXU, NYSE:SRTY, NYSE:UMDD, NYSE:UPRO, NYSE:URTY

All The Leveraged ETF Lawsuits Lack Any Substantive Claims

January 21st, 2010

no-wayMichael Johnston from ETF Database put together a story about More Laughable Leveraged ETF Lawsuits: One of the major stories in the ETF industry over the last year has centered on the appropriate uses Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Fidelity Joins The Party And Warns About Leveraged ETF’s

August 4th, 2009

etf-news“Fidelity Investments became the latest to warn its customers about leveraged exchange-traded funds. “Leveraged products are complex, carry substantial risks and are intended for short-term trading,” a warning to customers on Fidelity’s Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Regulators Need To Stop Talking About ETF’s And Start Regulating (FAS, FAZ, BGU, BGZ, ERX, ERY)

August 1st, 2009

stop-talking“Isn’t it time regulators stopped issuing empty press releases about leveraged ETFs and started regulating? One would think so.  If financial regulators really want to do something productive and meaningfully important for the investing public’s benefit, they should begin by forcing providers of short Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:BGU, NYSE:BGZ, NYSE:ERX, NYSE:ERY, NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ




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