Leveraged S&P 500 ETFs to Play Volatility

While equities investors have been rattled by the latest volatility spikes, traders can take advantage of the market oscillations with other leveraged S&P 500 ETFs, such as the Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2X ETF (NYSEArca: SPUU), Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: SPXL) for gains and the Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 1X ETF (NYSEArca: SPDN) for declines.

SPUU seeks daily investment results equal to 300% of the daily performance of the S&P 500® Index. SPUU invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of the index, ETFs that track the index and other financial instruments that provide daily leveraged exposure to the index or ETFs that track the index.

SPDN seeks daily investment results equal to 100% of the inverse of the daily performance of the S&P 500® Index. The fund invests in swap agreements, futures contracts, short positions or other financial instruments that, in combination, provide inverse (opposite) or short exposure to the index equal to at least 80% of the fund’s net assets (plus borrowing for investment purposes).

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