SOURCE: Rydex Investments

September 19, 2008 16:58 ET

Rydex Investments to Transfer Securities From American Stock Exchange to NYSE Arca in Connection With NYSE Euronext's Acquisition of Amex

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - September 19, 2008) - Rydex Investments announced today that it will transfer the listing of its 31 equity exchange traded funds [see list below] currently listed on the American Stock Exchange (Amex) to NYSE Arca after the close of NYSE Euronext's planned acquisition of the Amex. The proposed acquisition remains subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Amex and NYSE Euronext expect the transaction to close in the third quarter of this year. Specific dates for the transfer in listing of each of the securities will be provided in advance of the change.

31 exchange traded funds:
Rydex 2x S&P 500 ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF
Rydex 2x S&P MidCap 400 ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P MidCap 400 ETF
Rydex 2x Russell 2000® ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x Russell 2000® ETF
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Energy ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Energy ETF
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF
Rydex Russell Top 50® ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF Large Cap
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Energy ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Financials ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Industrials ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Materials ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Value ETF
Rydex S&P MidCap Pure Growth ETF
Rydex S&P MidCap Pure Value ETF
Rydex S&P SmallCap Pure Growth ETF
Rydex S&P SmallCap Pure Value ETF

About Rydex Investments

Rydex Investments continues to drive change in the financial industry by introducing investment products and services that challenge conventional thinking, empower investors and provide essential new options for uncertain market conditions. Rydex manages approximately $15 billion in assets via nearly 100 mutual funds and exchange traded products.

Read the fund's prospectus carefully before investing. It contains the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other information. Obtain a prospectus at rydexivnestments.com or call 877.RYDEX34.

ETFs are subject to risks similar to those of stocks and may not be suitable for all investors. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that when shares are redeemed, they may be worth more or less than original cost. Investment in the ETFs may be affected by risks that include those associated with sector concentration, international investing, investing in small and/or medium size companies and/or the ETF's possible use of investment techniques, such as leverage, derivatives and short sales of securities. See the prospectus for details on the specific risks of each Rydex ETF. Inverse and leveraged ETFs may not be suitable for all investors. Investing in inverse and leveraged ETFs involves certain risks, which include increased volatility due to the ETFs' use of short sales of securities and derivatives such as options and futures. The funds' use of derivatives may expose the funds' shareholders to additional risks that they would not be subject to if they invested directly in the securities underlying those derivatives. The more an ETF invests in leveraged instruments, the more the leverage will magnify any gains or losses on those investments.

"McGraw-Hill®," "Standard & Poor's®" and "S&P®," are trademarks of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. The stocks included in each Select Sector Index were selected by a compilation agent. The composition and weightings of the stocks included in each Select Sector Index can be expected to differ from any similar S&P 500 sector index that is published by S&P. Select Sector indices have been licensed for use by Rydex Investments and its affiliates. RydexShares are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor's and S&P makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the funds. This entity and its affiliates make no warranties and bear no liability with respect to Rydex Investments.

Rydex Distributors, Inc., an affiliate of Rydex Investments, is the distributor of Rydex funds.

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