Education Overview

Direxion provides access to a growing array of products that can complement your strategy and help you become more responsive to near-term market trends. Please refer to this library of educational material to help you better understand how our products may fit into your investment objectives.

Leveraged & Inverse ETFs

  • Direxion ETF Education

    The Direxion Leveraged ETF Online Education Center offers brochures, videos, and a self-paced online course to help you understand if leveraged ETFs are suitable for you. 

  • Understanding Leveraged & Inverse ETFs Video Series

    ETFs resemble mutual funds in structure but can be traded throughout the day like stocks. Direxion offers leveraged ETFs -- daily trading tools that are designed to help increase exposure and stay agile in rapidly changing markets.

  • The Xchange

    This e-newsletter provides market news and alerts relative to sectors and indexes covered by Direxion ETFs.

  • Understanding Leveraged Exchange-Traded Funds

    A detailed explanation as to how these funds operate, as well as a the composition, risks & benefits of leveraged ETFs.

  • Volatility Matters

    How volatility levels of a fund’s benchmark index can impact the returns of leveraged ETFs for periods greater than a day.

  • All time highs. Time to build an ark?

    Inverse ETFs can help protect against a squall. U.S. stocks bumped up against all-time highs again this year. After hitting a new intraday high of 2,178 on August 1st, the S&P 500 was unable to hold onto the gains. Sector performances offer a glimpse of where we are in the market cycle.

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Thematic Weight ETFs

  • Relative Value Investing – Now Relatively Simple

    Stocks offer great potential for growth over time. However, not all stocks move in lock step. Different categories of stocks move in cycles, each reacting to different economic environments in different ways. Value stocks can perform differently than growth stocks.

  • Understanding KNOW

    Watch this video to discover your alternative to standard weighted-index investing in the S&P 1500, with KNOW, Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares which provides investors with access to stocks that corporate officers, directors, and shareholders are accumulating.

  • Understanding QQQE

    Watch this video to learn about QQQE, the Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares allots the same weight, or importance, to each stock in the index. The result is a more diversified performance contribution from the individual companies, and sectors that are in the index.

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PortfolioPlus ETFs

  • Understanding PortfolioPlus ETFs

    PortfolioPlus Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) seek to provide 25% additional daily exposure to a suite of indexes and the potential ability for investors to enhance returns in a cost-effective, transparent, liquid ETF structure.

  • How Do You Plus A Portfolio Strategy Without Changing It?

    PortfolioPlus ETFs are a suite of exchange traded funds that add 25% more daily exposure to popular broad-based indexes. These ETFs allow investors to obtain $1.25 worth of daily exposure to their benchmark index for every $1.00 invested.

  • Historical Returns – The Assassination of JFK

    When it comes to stock market shocks, the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy ranks high in Wall Street history.

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