New Products: Big Rollout of Short, Leveraged ETFs
Between Direxion Shares and ProShares, 22 new leveraged and short ETFs were launched late in 2008, with the Direxion ETFs aiming to magnify the underlying indexes by 300 percent on the upside or 300 percent on the downside.
Big Rollout of Leveraged, Short ETFs
The last quarter of 2008 was very busy for the ETF marketplace. Between Direxion Shares and ProShares, 22 new leveraged and short ETFs were launched....
XShares and RPG Target 401(k) Plans
XShares Advisors, sponsors of the TDAX, Adelante and HealthShares ETF families, has entered into a strategic partnership with retirement plan services vendor RPG Consultants in...
Playing the Graying of America
The growing medical needs of the Baby Boomer generation--now totaling some 83 million people--make healthcare a compelling long-term investment theme. According to XShares Advisors, a New York-based financial services firm, U.S. healthcare is currently a $2 trillion industry, representing 17% of gross domestic product (GDP). By 2015, the government projects...
It's hard to ignore the pressure that an aging population is already putting on the U.S. healthcare system. What's the best way to take advantage...