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May 03, 2011 11:28 ET

Rydex|SGI Announces Launch of Dorsey Wright & Associates' New ETF Models

Partnership to Provide Full Slate of Financial Advisor Outreach and Training

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Rydex|SGI, a leading provider of innovative ETF and alternative investment solutions, today announced the launch of two new Dorsey Wright & Associates' (DWA) ETF models. DWA is an independent registered investment advisory firm well-known for its technical research and analysis capabilities.

The new DWA models -- Rydex Global Equity and Rydex Sector Rotation -- rely on Dorsey Wright's "Dynamic Asset Level Investing" (DALI) process, a tactically-driven, multi-asset allocation methodology. The models feature the popular Rydex S&P 500® Equal Weight ETF (NYSE: RSP) and include a combination of the firm's equal weight and pure style ETFs.

Dorsey Wright will be hosting a national webinar with Rydex|SGI on May 4 to help educate advisors on the model's methodology and to demonstrate the resources available to advisors.

"Through our dedicated salesforce and advisor education outreach, Rydex is committed to helping advisors use ETFs effectively within their practices," said Carl Resnick, managing director of exchange traded products at Rydex|SGI. "Helping investors navigate volatile markets is key to an advisor's success. We believe advisors will benefit from the option to add these Dorsey Wright models to asset allocation strategies."

Recognized as a leader in the technical analysis space, Dorsey Wright's relative strength methodology has long been a vehicle for advisors utilizing both funds and ETFs. Rydex|SGI's CurrencyShares, equal weight ETFs, and pure style ETFs are all available as part of a select group of investments used in the execution of the Dorsey Weight tactical portfolio models.

"Our goal with Rydex|SGI is to help advisors and investors take advantage of the unique benefits of ETFs," said Tom Dorsey, co-founder of Dorsey Wright & Associates. "ETFs' trading flexibility and our asset allocations flexibility are an excellent combination."

Beyond the national webinar in May, DWA is planning two regional financial advisor seminars to be held in June in Seattle and Baltimore. Those sessions will feature a discussion of the models and available Dorsey Wright resources, a trading session featuring Knight Capital, and an educational overview of the Rydex suite of ETF products.

About Rydex|SGI
Rydex|SGI manages approximately $26 billion in assets, including $8.8 billion in exchange traded product assets. The firm offers institutional investors and financial intermediaries a broad spectrum of traditional and non-traditional investment options that span four distinct disciplines: fundamental alpha (actively-managed equity and fixed-income), alternative strategies, target beta strategies, and ETFs. For more information, visit or call 800.820.0888.

About Dorsey Wright & Associates
DWA is an independent and privately-owned registered investment advisory firm whose business includes two areas: professional management and investment research services for numerous broker-dealers and large institutions around the world. The cornerstone of its investment strategy is technical analysis. The firm has provided technical research for almost 20 years. To learn more about DWA, please visit

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Rydex Distributors, LLC sponsors the Dorsey, Wright & Associates' Rydex ETF Models; however, analysis, models and resulting rankings, including any information, data or commentary, are created and provided solely by Dorsey, Wright & Associates. Neither Rydex Distributors nor any of its affiliates provides investment advice or recommendations regarding any security, fund or market. Such analysis, models and rankings should not be considered an offer to purchase or sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase any security, including Rydex|SGI ETFs.

Rydex|SGI funds are distributed by Rydex Distributors, LLC (RDL). Security Investors, LLC (SI) is a registered investment advisor, and does business as Security Global Investors® and Rydex Investments. SI and RDL are affiliates and are subsidiaries of Security Benefit Corporation, which is wholly owned by Guggenheim SBC Holdings, LLC, a special purpose entity managed by an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision.

Rydex|SGI is not affiliated with Knight Capital Group, which is a global financial services firm that provides access to capital markets across multiple asset classes.

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