Thursday, April 16, 2009

New 3x Inverse & Leveraged Treasury ETFs Launch (TYD, TYO, TMF, TMV)

From IndexUniverse:

With Treasuries still offering rather skimpy yields, Direxion on Thursday came out with two sets of new exchange-traded funds allowing investors to juice returns in government-backed long-term bond markets.

The four new DirexionShares 3x ETFs are leveraged bull and bear index-based portfolios that try to either provide 300% of the daily performance or 300% of the inverse of the daily performance of the NYSE Current 10- and 30-Year U.S. Treasury indexes....MORE

See also:

When Leverage and Volatility Collide in ETFs (FAS, FAZ)

Direxion 3x Financial ETFs Go Certifiably Crazy (FAS; FAZ etc.)