Tue, Sep 23, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Direxion creates one site for all its investment products

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - Direxion has merged its websites for Direxion Funds and Direxion Shares into a single online destination, www.direxionfunds.com. The enhanced website allows advisors and investors to conveniently access original research and detailed information about alternative investment strategies and Direxion’s investment products.

Expanded content on the redesigned Direxionfunds.com includes a library of original Direxion white papers, webinars, videos, presentations and other resources to help advisors and investors fully comprehend the advantages that alternative investment strategies can bring to diversified portfolios in various market conditions. The website’s other interactive features include mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) benchmark tracking centers along with the ability for users to customize their content based on their investment objectives and interests.

“We enhanced Direxionfunds.com in order to provide a comprehensive educational destination to build on advisors’ and investors’ core knowledge of alternative investments, and to inform them about how various strategies function within portfolios to provide diversification and align with the goals of different types of investors,” said Andy O’Rourke, Direxion’s Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer. “When advisors and investors understand our products and the underlying investment strategies, they are able to make the most informed decisions on what investments are best-suited for their portfolios.”

Direxionfunds.com also features two new monthly e-newsletters: Alternative Insights, which provides advisors with news and commentary regarding alternative investments, and The Xchange, which offers traders market news and alerts related to the sectors and indexes covered by Direxion’s ETFs. Site visitors can also register for electronic delivery of prospectuses and annual reports and request e-mail updates about Direxion products and educational events, including conferences.

“Expanding the educational content and resources available to our site visitors underscores our commitment to providing the right alternative investment strategies to help long- and short-term investors maintain healthy returns in various market conditions,” said Mr. O’Rourke. “Direxionfunds.com now makes the process of learning how alternative investment solutions can enhance portfolios to withstand adverse market conditions, along with the proper context and perspective necessary to gain valuable insight into the global trends affecting this dynamic asset class.”

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. SEC charges 19 investment firms and one trader for breach of Rule 105[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started a push to enhance the enforcement of Rule 105 of Regulation M last year to uncover hedge funds and private equity firms that have illegally participated in an offering of a stock after short selling it duri

  2. Outlook - Julian Robertson: There are two bubbles that can bite us[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson gave a warning about two bubbles that could "bite us" at Bloomberg Market's Most Influential Summit. "I agree with the fact that the economy is definitely getting better. I think the cause of that is two bubbles that will

  3. Fund managers, bullish on Europe, anticipate monetary policy separation of Fed and ECB[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: At least 202 fund managers with $556bn of assets under management said that while the European Central Bank (ECB) has eased its monetary policy that sent sentiments towards Europe to pick up, the Fed is expected to hike its rate in the spring of 2015. Investor

  4. Institutions - North Carolina workers call on state pension to dump up to $6bn in hedge funds, UK pension fund criticizes hedge fund fees[more]

    North Carolina workers call on state pension to dump up to $6bn in hedge funds From Forbes.com: The State Employees Association of North Carolina this afternoon called on state Treasurer Janet Cowell to withdraw all investments in hedge funds, which appear to amount to approximately $6 b

  5. News Briefs - Limited partners of investment managers may be subject to self-employment taxes, Just one week left until NYC's Rocktoberfest[more]

    Limited partners of investment managers may be subject to self-employment taxes On September 5, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Chief Counsel Advice 201436049, concluding that members of an investment manager were subject to self-employment taxes with respect to their e