On March 7th a huge day for oil, where it hit $130 a Barrell, the leveraged ETF Gush by Direxion, was up only .67 basis points. Other leveraged oil ETFs performed much better. Direxion Shares ETF (ONG) Daily Oil Services was up 17% today.
ETF Newz Says: Looking under the hood a bit further, Gush has moved to a great deal of interest/bond holdings. Two of its top holdings listed as of 3/7 are Dreyfus Government Secs Cash Mgmt Admin DAPXX 45.06% and Goldman Sachs FS Treasury FTIXX at 12.62%. That’s 57% of its holdings.