We're presenting both the long and short leveraged major equity market ETFs in pairs. This is because there is a back and forth to the AUM (Assets under Management) for each bull and bear product given prevailing market trends. This alters liquidity considerations.
DGP (PowerShares/DB Double Long Gold ETN) & DZZ (PowerShares/DB Double Short Gold ETN) follows the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index-Optimum Yield Gold (200%). The funds were launched in February 2008. The expense ratio is .75%. AUM (DGP) equal $887 million and average daily trading volume is 1.3M shares. As of early September 2011 the YTD return was 56.03%.
AUM (DZZ) equal $50 million and average daily trading volume is 3.3M shares. As of early September 2011 the YTD return was -45.25%