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Direxion adds hydrogen ETF to thematic offering

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
Direxion Hydrogen Economy ETF

Direxion has continued the buildout of its thematic lineup with the launch of the NYSE Arca-listed Direxion Hydrogen ETF (HJEN US), providing exposure to companies operating within the ‘hydrogen economy’.


Bank ETFs: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By
Banks: Wall Street putting its money where its money is

By the ETF research team at Direxion.

2021 has already been a fickle year for the big banks. And yet, followers of the financials know what usually happens next: the banks show weakness.


Direxion targets ‘circular economy’ with new sustainable ETF

Dec 28th, 2020 | By
Direxion targets circular economy with new sustainable ETF

Direxion has launched a US equity ETF providing exposure to companies that are aligned with the so-called ‘circular economy’.


Direxion targets ambitious equities with ‘Moonshot’ ETF

Nov 17th, 2020 | By
Moonshot ETF Direxion

Direxion has expanded its suite of long-term strategic beta ETFs with a new fund that targets highly ambitious and disruptive US equities. The Direxion Moonshot Innovators ETF (MOON US) has listed on NYSE Arca and comes with an expense ratio of 0.65%.


Direxion captures shift to online with ‘connected consumer’ ETF

Aug 25th, 2020 | By
Dave Mazza, Managing Director and Head of Product of Direxion

Direxion has launched a new thematic equity ETF that invests in companies considered to be uniquely placed to capture the ongoing shift of consumer habits and activities online.


Direxion launches ‘Work From Home’ ETF

Jun 25th, 2020 | By
Direxion launches ‘Work From Home’ thematic ETF

Direxion has launched a new thematic equity ETF that seeks to capitalize on what is arguably the most pervasive and likely most enduring trend associated with the Covid-19 pandemic: the work-from-home movement. The Direxion Work From Home ETF (WFH US) provides exposure to companies specializing in products and services that aid and facilitate the ability for employees to work remotely. David Mazza, Managing Director at Direxion, said, “WFH meets the demand of investors looking to gain diversified exposure to firms providing the technologies helping to improve data security, facilitate on-demand access, enable virtual collaboration, and empower digital connectivity.”


Direxion rolls out further strategic beta equity ETFs

Jun 11th, 2020 | By
Dave Mazza, Managing Director and Head of Product of Direxion

Direxion has launched three new equity ETFs on NYSE Arca that draw upon an assortment of investment ideas, including dynamic downside risk management, sustainable growth, and contrarian mean-reversion themes. Aimed at longer-term investors, the funds follow up on the issuer’s launch in February of a trio of similarly-minded strategy-index funds. Dave Mazza, Managing Director at Direxion, commented, “Recent market events have reminded investors about the need for diversification and created opportunities to introduce unique exposures in portfolios. We’re excited to introduce these strategies to help investors build more robust portfolios in a challenging market environment.”


Indxx launches flexible workplace index

Jun 2nd, 2020 | By
Indxx launches flexible workplace index

New York-headquartered Indxx has unveiled a new thematic equity index providing exposure to companies benefitting from the increased adoption of telecommuting and remote workplaces. The Indxx Flexible Workplace Index is suitable to serve as the underlying reference for investment products including ETFs.


Inflation or stagnation? The long and short in fixed income ETFs

May 29th, 2020 | By
Inflation or stagnation? The long and short in fixed income ETFs

By the ETF Research team at Direxion.

Traders with an interest in bonds and treasury notes can take their cues from prior instances of economic crisis to inform how they may want to position themselves as the economic drama unfolds.


Restrictive ETF classification proposal prompts fightback

May 18th, 2020 | By
A group of dominant asset managers is attempting to commandeer the ETF label.

A proposal by a cabal of dominant ETF issuers that calls on exchanges to adopt a new naming convention for exchange-traded products has prompted a backlash from smaller, innovative rivals who claim the move is anti-competitive.