Powershares Currency ETFs: US Dollar Fund Ad by Invesco

Find Powershares currency ETFs ad. This Invesco advertisement has 3 currency exchange traded fund: US Dollar Bullish Fund, US Dollar Bearish Fund, and G10 Currency Harvest Fund.

Investment Ad

Powershares Currency ETF Ad by InvescoCurrency investing is not only done through Forex (foreign exchange) or brokerage nowadays. You can choose investment funds such as exchange traded funds, mutual funds, or closed end funds. These investment funds may invest in single currency or multiple currencies for return.

Recently, Invesco PowerShares provide a big advertisement about some of their currency ETF funds. There are 3 funds such as PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish, PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish, and Powershares DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund. You can buy these currency funds through your brokerage for long term investment or short term trading.

Find this investment ad below:
Power Shares 
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management 
PowerShares DB – Currency ETFs 
  • UUP  US Dollar Bullish Fund
  • UDN – US Dollar Bearish Fund
  • DBV – G10 Currency Harvest Fund
To download a copy of the prospectus, visit http://pwr.sh/CUp | http://pwr.sh/DBVp
The funds are not mutual funds or any other type of Investment Company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and are not subject to its regulation. 
DB Commodity Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG, is the managing owner of the funds. Certain marketing services may be provided to the funds by Invesco Distributors, Inc. or its affiliate, Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (together, “Invesco”). Invesco will be compensated by Deutsche Bank or its affiliates. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of the funds. Invesco, Deutsche Bank or ALPS Distributors Inc are not affiliated. 
Commodity futures contracts generally are volatile and are not suitable for all investors.
An investor may lose all or substantially all of an investment in the funds.

Currency ETFs Review

The DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund (DBV) was the first to be incepted in 2006 among these three funds. The other two funds, UUP and UDN were introduced later in February 2007. The funds have 0.75% annual expense ratio.

Bull Fund

The PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish fund seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Futures Index. It has total net assets of $690.79 million. The fund is traded at $21.72.

In 2012, this currency fund has YTD return of -2.94%. It has returned -2.36% over the past 3 year, and -2.91% over the past 5 year. In 2014, the YTD return is 0.70% (up to 1/12/2014).

Bear Fund

PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish fund tracks the Deutsche Bank Short US Dollar Index. The fund’s CUSIP is 73936D206. Its total net assets are $64.52 million. The 52 week price range is $25.49-$27.50. The total assets are $65 million.

The 1-year annualized return is 0.22% and 5-year annualized return is 2.11%. The benchmarks are U.S. Treasury Bills Index and S&P 500 Index. The top component of USDX Futures Contract is Euro (57.6%).

Hedge Fund

The Powershares DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund is currently traded at discount -0.16% from its NAV. Its total net assets are $224.78 million. It uses S&P 500 Index and U.S. Treasury Bills Index as its benchmarks. It invests by tracking the level of the Deutsche Bank G10 Currency Future Harvest Index. The G10 currency include U.S. dollars, euros, Japanese yen, Canadian dollars, Swiss francs, British pounds, Australian dollars, New Zealand dollars, Norwegian krone and Swedish krona.

The yearly performance of this fund since the inception is as below:
  • Year 2007: 12.01%
  • Year 2008: -28.40%
  • Year 2009: 21.28%
  • Year 2010: 0.85%
  • Year 2011: 0.08%
  • Year 2012: 10.06%

Last Word

  • Investing in currency ETF provides great opportunity and risk. These funds may be suitable for short term trading vehicle.
  • The funds’ performances haven’t been great as well. Please thread carefully when investing for long term.
  • These funds have low expense ratio fee.


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