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Direxion Enhances Website As A Comprehensive Educational Resource

November 28, 2012

BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Direxion, a leader in alternative investment solutions, 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.

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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.”

For more information about Direxion, please contact James Doyle at 973-850-7308 or jdoyle@jcprinc.com.

About 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 9/30/12. 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.direxionfunds.com.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of Direxion Shares and Direxion Funds carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information about Direxion Shares and Direxion Funds. Click here to obtain a prospectus or contact Direxion at (877) 437-9363. The prospectus or summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

The risks associated with the funds are detailed in the prospectuses which include Adverse Market Conditions Risk, Adviser’s Investment Strategy Risk, Aggressive Investment Techniques Risk, Commodities Risk, Concentration Risk, Counterparty Risk, Credit Risk, Currency Exchange Rate Risk, Debt Instrument Risk, Depositary Receipt Risk, Early Close/Trading Halt Risk, Emerging Markets Risk, Equity Securities Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Gain Limitation Risk, Geographic Concentration Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Intra-Calendar Month Investment Risk, Inverse Correlation Risk, Leverage Risk, Lower-Quality Debt Securities, Market Risk, Market Timing Activity and High Portfolio Turnover, Monthly Correlation Risk, and Negative Implications of Monthly Goals in Volatile Market.

Distributed by Rafferty Capital Markets LLC.

CONTACT: James Doyle
JCPR
973-850-7308
jdoyle@jcprinc.com

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