A number of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are devoted exclusively to gold, a precious metal valued both for its industrial uses and its use as a store-of-value. The shiny metal is used in jewelry and is a key component in a number of electronics products.
Direxion has announced it will execute a reverse split of the issued and outstanding shares of twelve ETFs (each, a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds"). The total market value of the shares outstanding will not be affected as a result of these splits, except with respect to the redemption of fractional shares, as outlined below.
The investment objective and strategy of each fund in the table below is to now seek daily leveraged, or daily inverse leveraged, investment results, before fees and expenses, of 200% or -200%, as applicable, of the performance of its underlying index, as shown below: