NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Direxion announced today the launch of the Direxion Daily Metal Miners Bull 2X Shares (Ticker: MNM). The Fund seeks to achieve 200% of the daily performance of the S&P Metals and Mining Select Industry Index.
The S&P Metals and Mining Select Industry Index provides exposure to U.S. companies engaged in the extraction of metals and other natural resources. The metals and mining industry includes companies in the following sub-industries: aluminum; coal & consumable fuels; copper; diversified metals & mining; gold; precious metals & minerals; silver; and steel.
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Traders seeking to gain 200% daily exposure to metals and mining stocks, can access companies such as Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX), Nucor Corp (NUE), Alcoa Corp (AA) and Steel Dynamics Inc (STLD) and others through this leveraged metals and mining ETF ($MNM). For additional metals and mining stocks, see the table below.
As of August 31, 2021, the 29 constituents had a median total market capitalization of $8 billion, total market capitalizations ranging from $528 million to $53.3 billion, and were concentrated in the metals and mining industry, which is included in the materials sector. Top ten index holdings are as follows:
2X Metals and Mining ETF (Ticker: MNM) Index Holdings
|MP Materials Corp
|Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co
|Commercial Metals Co
|Royal Gold Inc
|Hecla Mining Co
|Steel Dynamics Inc
|Source: Source: Bloomberg Finance, L.P., S&P, as of 11.30.2021.
Like all leveraged ETFs, this Direxion ETF is intended only for investors with an in-depth understanding of the risks associated with seeking leveraged investment results, and who plan to actively monitor and manage their positions. There is no guarantee that this Fund will meet its objective.
Direxion equips investors who are driven by conviction with ETF solutions built for purpose and fine-tuned for precision. These solutions are available for a broad spectrum of investors, whether executing short-term tactical trades, or investing in thematic strategies. Direxion’s reputation is founded on developing products that precisely express market perspectives and allow investors to manage their risk exposure. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $25.1 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2021. For more information, please visit www.direxion.com.
There is no guarantee that the Funds will achieve their investment objectives.
Leveraged ETFs are not suitable for all investors and should be utilized only by investors who understand the risks associated with seeking daily leveraged and inverse investment results, and intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Due to the daily nature of the leveraged and inverse investment strategies employed, there is no guarantee of long-term inverse returns. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
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Direxion Shares Risks – An investment in the ETFs involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The ETFs are non-diversified and include risks associated with concentration that results from an ETF’s investments in a particular industry or sector which can increase volatility. The use of derivatives such as futures contracts and swaps are subject to market risks that may cause their price to fluctuate over time. The ETFs do not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns which are a multiple of the return of their respective index for periods other than a single day. For other risks including leverage, correlation, daily compounding, market volatility and risks specific to an industry or sector, please read the prospectus.
Mining and metal companies can be significantly affected by international political and economic developments, energy conservation, the success of exploration projects, commodity prices, taxes and government regulations.
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