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Direxion Lists Four ETFs on NYSE Arca

NEW YORK, July 14, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading four ETFs sponsored by Direxion.
 
Direxion Daily Retail Bull 2X Shares (RETL)
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 200% of the price performance of the Russell 1000® Retail Index.  The Fund seeks daily leveraged investment results and does not seek to achieve its stated investment objective over a period of time greater than one day. The Fund is different and much riskier than most exchange-traded funds.
 
Direxion Daily Retail Bear 2X Shares (RETS)
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 200% of the inverse (or opposite) of the price performance of the Russell 1000® Retail Index.  The Fund seeks daily leveraged investment results and does not seek to achieve its stated investment objective over a period of time greater than one day. The Fund is different and much riskier than most exchange-traded funds.
 
Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 2X Shares (FCGL)
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 200% of the price performance of the ISE-Revere Natural Gas IndexTM.  The Fund seeks daily leveraged investment results and does not seek to achieve its stated investment objective over a period of time greater than one day. The Fund is different and much riskier than most exchange-traded funds.
 
Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 2X Shares (FCGS)
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 200% of the inverse (or opposite) of the price performance of the ISE-Revere Natural Gas IndexTM.  The Fund seeks daily leveraged investment results and does not seek to achieve its stated investment objective over a period of time greater than one day. The Fund is different and much riskier than most exchange-traded funds.
 
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Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading.  NYSE Euronext's offering of these products provides investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity.   NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's US market for ETFs, has 798 primary ETF and 53 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 97 ETNs, 144 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, including cross-listings, NYSE Euronext has 529 primary ETFs, 74 ETVs, 5 ETNs, with a total number of 608 listings across the European markets.  In addition, NYSE Euronext lists a total of 14,309 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon.
 
About Direxion (Source: Direxion)
Direxion Funds and Direxion Shares, managed by Rafferty Asset Management, LLC, offer leveraged index funds, ETFs and alternative-class fund products for investment advisors and sophisticated investors who seek to effectively manage risk and return in both bull and bear markets. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $7 billion in assets under management as of 6/30/10. The company’s business model is built on continuous product innovation, exceptional customer service and a commitment to building strategic relationships with distribution partners. For more information, please visit www.direxionshares.com.
 
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies.  The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.  With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500.  For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
 
Disclaimer
NYSE Euronext and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities or investments, or third-party products or services. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities and investment practices. This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any duty to update the information herein.


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