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Mutual Funds
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8.1.2023
Rydex Funds Prospectus
Investor Class and Class H
Ticker Symbol
Fund Name
Rydex Domestic Equity — Broad Market Funds
Investor Class
Class H
 
RYNVX
RYNHX
Nova Fund*
 
RYSPX
S&P 500® Fund
RYURX
RYUHX
Inverse S&P 500® Strategy Fund*
 
RMQHX
Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x
Strategy Fund*
RYOCX
RYHOX
NASDAQ-100® Fund
RYAIX
RYALX
Inverse NASDAQ-100® Strategy Fund*
 
RYMDX
Mid-Cap 1.5x Strategy Fund* 
 
RYMHX
Inverse Mid-Cap Strategy Fund*
 
RYMKX
Russell 2000® 1.5x Strategy Fund*
 
RYRHX
Russell 2000® Fund 
 
RYSHX
Inverse Russell 2000® Strategy Fund*
 
RYDHX
Dow Jones Industrial Average® Fund
Rydex Domestic Equity — Style Box Funds
 
Class H
 
 
RYAWX
S&P 500® Pure Growth Fund
 
RYZAX
S&P 500® Pure Value Fund
 
RYBHX
S&P MidCap 400® Pure Growth Fund
 
RYAVX
S&P MidCap 400® Pure Value Fund
 
RYWAX
S&P SmallCap 600® Pure Growth Fund
 
RYAZX
S&P SmallCap 600® Pure Value Fund
Rydex Sector Funds
Investor Class
Class H
 
RYKIX
RYKAX
Banking Fund
RYBIX
RYBAX
Basic Materials Fund
RYOIX
RYOAX
Biotechnology Fund
RYCIX
RYCAX
Consumer Products Fund
RYSIX
RYSAX
Electronics Fund 
RYEIX
RYEAX
Energy Fund
RYVIX
RYVAX
Energy Services Fund 
RYFIX
RYFAX
Financial Services Fund
RYHIX
RYHAX
Health Care Fund
RYIIX
RYIAX
Internet Fund
Ticker Symbol
Fund Name
Rydex Sector Funds(continued)
Investor Class
Class H
 
RYLIX
RYLAX
Leisure Fund
RYPMX
RYMPX
Precious Metals Fund
 
RYHRX
Real Estate Fund
RYRIX
RYRAX
Retailing Fund
RYTIX
RYTAX
Technology Fund
RYMIX
RYMAX
Telecommunications Fund
RYPIX
RYPAX
Transportation Fund
RYUIX
RYAUX
Utilities Fund
Rydex International Equity Funds
 
Class H
 
 
RYEUX
Europe 1.25x Strategy Fund*
 
RYJHX
Japan 2x Strategy Fund*
 
RYWVX
Emerging Markets 2x Strategy Fund*
 
RYWYX
Inverse Emerging Markets 2x Strategy
Fund*
Rydex Specialty Funds
 
Class H
 
 
RYSBX
Strengthening Dollar 2x Strategy Fund*
 
RYWBX
Weakening Dollar 2x Strategy Fund*
Rydex Fixed Income Funds
Investor Class
Class H
 
RYGBX
RYHBX
Government Long Bond 1.2x Strategy
Fund*
RYJUX
RYHJX
Inverse Government Long Bond Strategy
Fund* 
 
RYHGX
High Yield Strategy Fund
 
RYIHX
Inverse High Yield Strategy Fund*
 
RYGTX
Emerging Markets Bond Strategy Fund
Rydex Money Market Fund
Money Market Class
RYFXX
 
U.S. Government Money Market Fund 
*
For important information regarding the Funds' investment objectives and their use of leverage, please see the following page.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have not approved or disapproved these securities or passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this Prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
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*
The Funds are very different from most mutual funds in that they seek to provide leveraged, leveraged inverse or inverse investment results and are intended to be used as short-term trading vehicles. The Funds are not intended to be used by, and are not appropriate for, investors who do not intend to actively manage and monitor their portfolios. Certain of the Funds seek to provide such investment results on a daily basis and the Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund seeks to provide such investment results on a calendar month basis. The Inverse Funds pursue investment goals which are inverse to the performance of their respective underlying index and the Leveraged Inverse Funds pursue investment goals which are inverse to 200% of the performance of their respective underlying index, a result opposite of most other mutual funds. Investors should note that the pursuit of such leveraged, leveraged inverse and inverse investment goals has the following implications: • The Leveraged Funds and Leveraged Inverse Funds are riskier than alternatives that do not use leverage because the performance of an investment in a Leveraged Fund or Leveraged Inverse Fund is magnified. • The effect of leverage on a Fund will generally cause the Fund’s performance to not match the performance of the Fund’s benchmark (e.g., 200% of the performance of its underlying index) over a period of time greater than one day or full calendar month, as applicable. This means that the return of a Fund for a period of longer than a single trading day or full calendar month, as applicable, will be the result of each day’s or month's compounded returns over the period, which will very likely differ from the return of the Fund’s benchmark for that period. As a consequence, especially during periods of market volatility, the path or trend of the benchmark during the longer period may be at least as important to the Fund’s cumulative return for the longer period as the cumulative return of the benchmark for the relevant longer period. Further, the return for investors who invest for a period longer than a single trading day or different than a full calendar month (whether for a period shorter or longer than a full calendar month), as applicable, will not be the product of the return of a Fund’s stated investment goal (e.g., 2x) and the cumulative performance of the Fund’s benchmark. For the Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund, which seeks to provide investment results on a calendar month basis, an investor who purchases shares on a day other than the last business day of a calendar month will generally receive more, or less, than the exposure to the underlying index from that point until the end of the calendar month. In addition, for Funds that seek to provide investment results on a daily basis, as a result of compounding, a Fund’s performance for periods greater than one day is likely to be either greater than or less than the performance of the Fund’s underlying index times the stated multiple in the Fund’s investment objective, before accounting for fees and fund expenses.
The Funds are not suitable for all investors. The Funds are designed to be utilized only by sophisticated investors, such as traders and active investors employing dynamic strategies. Investors in the Funds should: (a) understand the risks associated with the use of leverage, (b) understand the consequences of seeking daily leveraged investment results, (c) for each Inverse and Leveraged Inverse Fund, understand the risks of shorting, and (d) intend to actively manage and monitor their investments. Investors who do not understand the Funds or do not actively manage and monitor their investments should not buy shares of the Funds.
Each Leveraged Fund (except for the Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund, Europe 1.25x Strategy Fund and Japan 2x Strategy Fund) seeks daily exposure to its underlying index equal to or in excess of 120% of its net assets (please see each Leveraged Fund's Summary Section for the specific daily exposure sought, which may be in excess of 120%) while each Leveraged Inverse Fund seeks daily exposure to its underlying index equal to -200% of its net assets. As a consequence, for each Fund the risk of total loss of your investment exists in the event of a movement of the Fund’s underlying index in excess of 50% in a direction adverse to the Fund (meaning a decline in the value of the underlying index of a Leveraged Fund and a gain in the value of the underlying index of a Leveraged Inverse Fund). In short, the risk of total loss of your investment exists.
The Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund does not seek to provide investment results on a daily basis or for periods different than a full calendar month that match the performance of its benchmark, but rather seeks to provide investment results that match the performance of its benchmark on a full calendar month basis. The Fund seeks exposure to its underlying index equal to 200% of its net assets. As a consequence, the risk of total loss of your investment exists in the event of a decline in the value of the Fund’s underlying index in excess of 50%. In short, the risk of total loss of your investment exists.
The Europe 1.25x Strategy Fund and the Japan 2x Strategy Fund do not seek to provide investment results on a daily basis that match the performance of a specific benchmark, but rather seek to provide investment results that correlate to the performance of a specific benchmark over time. However, similar to the Leveraged Funds and Leveraged Inverse Funds discussed above, each of the Europe 1.25x Strategy Fund and Japan 2x Strategy Fund seeks exposure to its underlying index equal to 125% and 200% of its net assets, respectively. As a consequence, for the Europe 1.25x Strategy Fund and Japan 2x Strategy Fund, the risk of total loss of your investment exists in the event of a movement of the Fund’s underlying index in excess of 50% in a direction adverse to the Fund (meaning a decline in the value of the underlying index of the Fund). In short, the risk of total loss of your investment exists.
There is no assurance that any Fund will achieve its investment objective and an investment in a Fund could lose money. No single Fund is a complete investment program.

Table of Contents

FUND SUMMARIES
(Includes Important Information About the Fund (if applicable); Investment Objective; Fees and Expenses of the Fund; Principal Investment Strategies; Principal Risks; Performance Information; Management; Purchase and Sale of Fund Shares; Tax Information; and Payments to Broker-Dealers and Other Financial Intermediaries)
Rydex Domestic Equity—Broad Market Funds
 
1
14
22
35
49
59
71
84
96
108
117
129
Rydex Domestic Equity—Style Box Funds
 
139
147
154
162
170
178
Rydex Sector Funds
 
185
192
199
206
213
220
227
234
241
247
254
261
268
275
282
289
296
303
Rydex International Equity Funds
 
310

324
337
349
Rydex Specialty Funds
 
361
372
Rydex Fixed Income Funds
 
383
394
405
414
424
Rydex Money Market Fund
 
433
437
484
484
488
490
494
497
500
501
504
505
506
509
581
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Nova Fund
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUND
The Nova Fund (the “Fund”) is very different from most other mutual funds in that it seeks daily leveraged investment results. As a result, the Fund may be riskier than alternatives that do not use leverage because the performance of an investment in the Fund is magnified.
The effect of leverage on the Fund will generally cause the Fund’s performance to not match the performance of the Fund’s benchmark (as described below) over a period of time greater than a single trading day. This means that the return of the Fund for a period of longer than a single trading day will be the result of each day’s compounded returns over the period, which will very likely differ from 150% of the return of the Fund’s underlying index (as defined below) for that period. As a consequence, especially in periods of market volatility, the path or trend of the benchmark during the longer period may be at least as important to the Fund’s cumulative return for the longer period as the cumulative return of the benchmark for the relevant longer period. Further, the return for investors who invest for a period longer than a single trading day will not be the product of the return of the Fund’s stated investment goal (i.e., 1.5x) and the cumulative performance of the benchmark.
The Fund is not suitable for all investors. The Fund should be utilized only by investors who (a) understand the risks associated with the use of leverage, (b) understand the consequences of seeking daily leveraged investment results, and (c) intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Investors who do not meet these criteria should not buy shares of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a complete investment program.
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
The Fund seeks to provide investment results that match, before fees and expenses, the performance of a specific benchmark on a daily basis.  The Fund’s current benchmark is 150% of the performance of the S&P 500® Index (the “underlying index”).  The Fund does not seek to achieve its investment objective over a period of time greater than one day.
FEES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUND
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy, hold and sell Investor Class shares or Class H shares of the Fund. You may pay other fees, such as brokerage commissions and other fees to financial intermediaries, which are not reflected in the tables and examples below.
 
Investor
Class
Class H
SHAREHOLDER FEES(fees paid directly from your investment)
N/A
N/A
ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
(expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
 
Investor
Class
Class H
Management Fees
0.75
%
0.75
%
Distribution and/or Service (12b-1) Fees
None
0.25
%
Other Expenses1
0.55
%
0.55
%
Short Sales Dividend and Interest Expense
0.01%
0.01%
Remaining Other Expenses
0.54%
0.54%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses
0.03
%
0.03
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses2
1.33
%
1.58
%
Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement)3
-0.01
%
-0.01
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense
reimbursement)2
1.32
%
1.57
%
1
“Other Expenses” does not include fees paid to the Fund’s swap contract counterparties, or the management fees, performance fees, and expenses of the reference assets or trading vehicles underlying such swap contracts. These fees and expenses, which are not reflected in this Annual Fund Operating Expenses table, are embedded in the returns of the swap contracts (i.e., the fees and expenses reduce the investment returns of the swap contracts) and represent an indirect cost of investing in the Fund.
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2
The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses and Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement) in this fee table may not correlate to the expense ratios in the Fund’s financial highlights and financial statements because the financial highlights and financial statements reflect only the operating expenses of the Fund and do not include Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, which are fees and expenses incurred indirectly by the Fund through its investments in certain underlying investment companies.
3
The Advisor has contractually agreed, through August 1, 2024, to waive the amount of the Fund's management fee to the extent necessary to offset the proportionate share of any management fee paid by the Fund with respect to any Fund investment in an underlying fund for which the Advisor or any of its affiliates also serves as investment manager. The agreement may be terminated by the Advisor at the conclusion of any one-year term or by the Fund's Board of Trustees at any time, and when the Advisor ceases to serve as such.
EXAMPLE
This Example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.The Example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. The Example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund’s operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
 
1 Year
3 Years
5 Years
10 Years
Investor Class
$134
$420
$728
$1,601
Class H
$160
$498
$859
$1,877
PORTFOLIO TURNOVER
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” its portfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in the Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses or the Example, affect the Fund’s performance. During the most recent fiscal year, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate was 973% of the average value of its portfolio. The Fund’s portfolio turnover rate is calculated without regard to cash instruments and most derivatives. If such instruments were included, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate might be significantly higher.
PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
The Fund employs as its investment strategy a program of investing in the common stock of companies that are generally within the capitalization range of the underlying index and leveraged derivative instruments, which primarily consist of equity index swaps and swaps on exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), futures contracts, and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. While the Fund may write (sell) and purchase swaps, it expects primarily to purchase swaps. Swap agreements and futures and options contracts, if used properly, may enable the Fund to meet its objective by increasing the Fund’s exposure to the securities included in the underlying index or to securities whose performance is highly correlated to that of the Fund’s benchmark. The Advisor attempts to consistently apply leverage to increase the Fund's exposure to 150% of the underlying index, and expects to rebalance the Fund's holdings daily to maintain such exposure. The Fund’s use of derivatives and the leveraged investment exposure created by such use are expected to be significant. Certain of the Fund’s derivatives investments may be traded in the over-the-counter (“OTC”) market.
Investments in derivative instruments, such as futures, options and swap agreements, have the economic effect of creating financial leverage in the Fund’s portfolio because such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount the Fund has invested in those instruments. Financial leverage will magnify, sometimes significantly, the Fund’s exposure to any increase or decrease in prices associated with a particular reference asset resulting in increased volatility in the value of the Fund’s portfolio. The value of the Fund’s portfolio is likely to experience greater volatility over short-term periods. While such financial leverage has the potential to produce greater gains, it also may result in greater losses, which in some cases may cause the Fund to liquidate other portfolio investments at a loss to comply with limits on leverage imposed by the Investment Company Act of 1940, satisfy margin or collateral requirements, or meet redemption requests.
The S&P 500® Index is a capitalization-weighted index composed of 500 common stocks, which are chosen by the Standard & Poor’s Corporation on a statistical basis, and which generally represent large-capitalization companies with capitalizations ranging from $3.6 billion to $3.1 trillion as of June 30, 2023. To the extent the Fund’s underlying index is concentrated in a particular industry the Fund will necessarily be concentrated in that industry. The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. While the Fund’s sector exposure may vary over time, as of June 30, 2023, the Fund has significant exposure to the Communication Services Sector, Consumer Discretionary
PROSPECTUS | 2

Sector, Consumer Staples Sector, Financials Sector, Health Care Sector, Industrials Sector, and Information Technology Sector, as each sector is defined by the Global Industry Classification Standard, a widely recognized industry classification methodology developed by MSCI, Inc. and Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.
On a day-to-day basis, the Fund may hold U.S. government securities or cash equivalents. The Fund also may enter into repurchase agreements with counterparties that are deemed to present acceptable credit risks. In an effort to ensure that the Fund is fully invested on a day-to-day basis, the Fund may conduct any necessary trading activity at or just prior to the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Fund is non-diversified and, therefore, may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a particular issuer in comparison to a diversified fund.
The Fund may invest a portion of its assets, and at times, a substantial portion of its assets, in other short-term fixed-income investment companies advised by the Advisor, or an affiliate of the Advisor, for various purposes, including for liquidity management purposes (e.g., to increase yield on liquid investments used to collateralize derivatives positions) or when such investment companies present a more cost-effective investment option than direct investments in the underlying securities. Investments in these investment companies will significantly increase the portfolio’s exposure to certain other asset categories, including: (i) a broad range of high yield, high risk debt securities rated below the top four long-term rating categories by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined by the Advisor to be of comparable quality (also known as “junk bonds”); (ii) securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies and instrumentalities; (iii) collateralized loan obligations (“CLOs”), other asset-backed securities (including mortgage-backed securities) and similarly structured debt investments; and (iv) other short-term fixed income securities. Such investments will expose the Fund to the risks of these asset categories and increases or decreases in the value of these investments may cause the Fund to deviate from its investment objective.
PRINCIPAL RISKS
The value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate and is subject to investment risks, which means investors could lose money, including all or part of their investments in the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any governmental agency. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. The Fund is subject to certain risks and the principal risks of investing in the Fund are summarized below in alphabetical order, and not in the order of importance of potential exposure.
Asset-Backed Securities Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities and structured finance investments. Investors in asset-backed securities, including residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities and other structured finance investments, generally receive payments that are part interest and part return of principal. These payments may vary based on the rate at which the underlying borrowers pay off their loans. Some asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities, may have structures that make their performance based on changes in interest rates and other factors difficult to predict, causing their prices to be volatile. In particular, during periods of falling interest rates, asset-backed securities are more likely to be called or prepaid, which can result in the Fund having to reinvest proceeds in other investments at a lower interest rate or less advantageous terms, which would adversely affect the Fund. These instruments are particularly subject to interest rate, credit and liquidity and valuation risks.
Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLO”) and Collateralized Debt Obligations (“CDO”) Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to CLOs. CLOs bear many of the same risks as other forms of asset-backed securities, including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. As they are backed primarily by commercial loans, CLOs also bear many of the same risks as investing in loans directly. However, in addition to the risks associated with investment in commercial loans, the complex structure and highly leveraged nature of a CLO poses additional risks. CLOs incur indebtedness by issuing classes or “tranches” that vary in risk and yield. CLOs may experience substantial losses attributable to loan defaults or trading losses. Such losses on the underlying assets are borne first by the holders of subordinate tranches, which may take the form of an equity interest. The Fund’s investments in CLOs may decrease in market value when the CLO’s assets experience loan defaults or credit impairment, losses that extend the most subordinate tranches, or market anticipation of loan defaults and investor aversion to CLO securities as a class.
CDOs are structured similarly to CLOs and bear many of the same risks as CLOs including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. CDOs are subject to additional risks because they are backed by pools of assets other than commercial loans, including securities (such as other asset-backed securities) and synthetic instruments or bonds, and may be highly leveraged. Like CLOs, losses incurred by a CDO are borne first by holders of the most
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subordinate tranches. Accordingly, the risks of CDOs depend largely on the type of underlying collateral and the tranche of CDOs in which the Fund invests. Moreover, CDOs that obtain their exposure through synthetic investments are exposed to risks associated with derivative instruments.
Compounding Risk—In addition to the correlation risks described under “Correlation Risk,” the Fund’s returns are subject to the effects of compounding, which generally will cause the Fund’s performance to not correlate to the performance of the benchmark over periods greater than a single day, before accounting for fees and fund expenses. Compounded returns are the result of reinvesting daily returns over periods greater than a single day. The Fund’s compounded returns for periods greater than a single day will be different than the performance of the benchmark over the same period. The effects of compounding on the performance of the Fund will be more pronounced when the underlying index experiences increased volatility, the greater the leverage employed in the Fund, and over longer holding periods.
Compounding affects the performance of all investments over time, but has a more significant effect on a leveraged index fund because the magnified changes in performance produced by the use of leverage lead to greater increases and decreases in the fund’s daily returns which are then compounded over time. The effects of compounding, therefore, have a more significant effect on the Fund because it seeks to match a multiple of the performance of the Fund’s underlying index on a daily basis.
Fund performance for periods greater than one day can be estimated given any set of assumptions for the following factors: (a) underlying index performance; (b) underlying index volatility; (c) financing rates associated with leverage; (d) other Fund expenses; (e) dividends or interest paid by companies in the underlying index; and (f) period of time. The table below illustrates the impact of two principal factors – volatility and index performance – on Fund performance. The table shows estimated Fund returns for a number of combinations of performance and volatility over a one-year period. Performance shown in the table assumes: (a) no dividends paid by the companies included in the underlying index; (b) no Fund expenses; and (c) a cost of leverage of zero percent. If Fund expenses, including the cost of leverage, were included, the Fund’s performance would be lower than shown.
The unshaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return more than 150% of the performance of the underlying index; conversely, the shaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return less than 150% of the performance of the underlying index.
Index Performance
Annualized Volatility
1x
1.5x
10%
25%
50%
75%
100%
-60%
-90%
-75%
-75%
-77%
-79%
-83%
-50%
-75%
-65%
-65%
-68%
-72%
-76%
-40%
-60%
-54%
-55%
-58%
-62%
-68%
-30%
-45%
-42%
-43%
-47%
-52%
-60%
-20%
-30%
-29%
-31%
-34%
-42%
-51%
-10%
-15%
-15%
-17%
-23%
-32%
-41%
0%
0%
0%
-2%
-9%
-19%
-32%
10%
15%
14%
13%
5%
-6%
-21%
20%
30%
31%
29%
19%
9%
-9%
30%
45%
47%
45%
35%
20%
2%
40%
60%
65%
62%
50%
35%
13%
50%
75%
83%
79%
68%
49%
25%
60%
90%
102%
98%
85%
63%
38%
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The underlying index’s annualized historical volatility rate for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 18.79%. The underlying index’s highest one-year volatility rate during the five-year period is 21.88%. The underlying index’s annualized performance for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 12.31%.
Historical underlying index volatility and performance are not indications of what the underlying index volatility and performance will be in the future. The table is intended to isolate the effects of the underlying index volatility and index performance on the return of the Fund, and underscore that the Fund is designed as a short-term trading vehicle for investors who intend to actively monitor and manage their portfolios.
Correlation Risk—A number of factors may affect the Fund’s ability to achieve a high degree of correlation with its benchmark, including instances in which the Fund does not hold or have exposure to each component security of the underlying index and the effect of compounding on the Fund’s returns, and there can be no guarantee that the Fund will achieve a high degree of correlation. Failure to achieve a high degree of correlation may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective. The Fund does not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns  which are a multiple of the returns of the underlying index for periods other than a single day. The risk of the Fund not achieving its daily investment objective will be more acute when the underlying index has an extreme one-day movement approaching 50%. In addition, as a result of compounding, the Fund’s performance for periods greater than a single day is likely to be either greater than or less than the performance of the underlying index times the stated multiple in the Fund’s investment objective, before accounting for Fund fees and expenses.
Counterparty Credit Risk—The Fund makes investments in financial instruments and OTC-traded derivatives involving counterparties to gain exposure to a particular group of securities, index, asset class or other reference asset without actually purchasing those securities or investments, to hedge a position, or for other investment purposes. Through these investments and related arrangements (e.g., prime brokerage or securities lending arrangements or derivatives transactions), the Fund is exposed to credit risks that the counterparty may be unwilling or unable to make timely payments or otherwise to meet its contractual obligations. If the counterparty becomes bankrupt or defaults on (or otherwise becomes unable or unwilling to perform) its payment or other obligations to the Fund, the Fund may not receive the full amount that it is entitled to receive or may experience delays in recovering the collateral or other assets held by, or on behalf of, the counterparty. If this occurs, the value of your shares in the Fund will decrease. Counterparty credit risk also includes the related risk of having potentially significant exposure to such counterparty.
Credit Risk—The Fund could lose money if the issuer or guarantor of a fixed income or other debt instrument or a counterparty to a derivatives transaction or other transaction is unable or unwilling, or perceived to be unable or unwilling, to pay interest or repay principal on time, defaults or otherwise fails to meet its obligations. Actual or perceived changes in economic, social, public health, financial or political conditions in general or that affect a particular type of instrument, issuer, guarantor or counterparty can reduce the ability of the party to meet its obligations, which can affect the credit quality, liquidity and/or value of an instrument. The value of an instrument also may decline for reasons that relate directly to the issuer, guarantor or counterparty, such as management performance, financial leverage and reduced demand for goods and services. The issuer, guarantor or counterparty could also suffer a rapid decline in credit rating, which would adversely affect the volatility of the value and liquidity of the instrument. Credit ratings may not be an accurate assessment of liquidity or credit risk.
Derivatives Risk—Derivatives and other instruments (collectively referred to in this paragraph as “derivatives”) pose risks in addition to and greater than those associated with investing directly in securities, currencies or other investments, including risks relating to leverage, market conditions and market risk, imperfect correlations with underlying investments or the Fund’s other portfolio holdings, high price volatility, lack of availability, counterparty credit, liquidity, valuation, operational and legal restrictions and risk. Their use is a highly specialized activity that involves investment techniques and risks different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions. The use of derivatives may result in leverage, which may cause the Fund to be more volatile and riskier than if it had not been leveraged. Changes in the value of a derivative also may create sudden margin delivery or settlement payment obligations for the Fund, which can materially affect the performance of the Fund, its liquidity, and other aspects of the Fund’s risk profile. The Fund’s use of derivatives to obtain short exposure, if any, may result in greater volatility of the Fund's net asset value ("NAV") per share. If the Advisor is incorrect about its expectations of market conditions, the use of derivatives also could result in a loss, which in some cases may be unlimited. Some of the derivatives in which the Fund invests may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. OTC derivatives are subject to heightened counterparty, credit, legal, liquidity and valuation risks.
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Futures Contracts Risk—Futures contracts are exchange-traded contracts that call for the future delivery of an asset at a certain price and date, or cash settlement of the terms of the contract. Risks of futures contracts include imperfect correlation between the movements in the price of the instruments and the price of the underlying assets. In addition, there is a risk that the Fund may not be able to enter into a closing transaction because of an illiquid market. Exchanges can limit the number of futures positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Futures markets are highly volatile and the use of futures may increase the volatility of the Fund’s NAV. Futures also are subject to leverage and liquidity risks. The Fund may invest in standard futures contracts, e-mini futures contracts, and micro e-mini futures contracts depending on the investment exposure needs of the Fund. E-mini futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts are similar to standard futures contracts, except that they are electronically traded and e-mini futures contracts generally are one-fifth the size of standard futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts generally are one-tenth the size of e-mini futures contracts.
Options Risk—Options and options on futures contracts give the holder of the option the right, but not the obligation, to buy (or to sell) a position in a security or in a contract to the writer of the option, at a certain price. Options are subject to correlation risk because there may be an imperfect correlation between the options and the markets for underlying instruments that could cause a given transaction to fail to achieve its objectives. The successful use of options depends on the Advisor’s ability to predict correctly future price fluctuations and the degree of correlation between the markets for options and the underlying instruments. Exchanges can limit the number of options positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Options also are particularly subject to leverage risk and can be subject to liquidity risk.
Swap Agreements Risk—Swap agreements are contracts among the Fund and a counterparty to exchange the return of the pre-determined underlying investment (such as the rate of return of the underlying index). Swap agreements may be negotiated bilaterally and traded OTC between two parties or, for certain standardized swaps, must be exchange-traded through a futures commission merchant and/or cleared through a clearinghouse that serves as a central counterparty. Risks associated with the use of swap agreements are different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions, due in part to the fact they could be considered illiquid and many swaps trade on the OTC market. Swaps are particularly subject to counterparty credit, correlation, valuation, liquidity and leveraging risks. While exchange trading and central clearing are intended to reduce counterparty credit risk and increase liquidity, they do not make swap transactions risk-free. Additionally, applicable regulators have adopted rules imposing certain margin requirements, including minimums, on OTC swaps, which may result in the Fund and its counterparties posting higher margin amounts for OTC swaps, which could increase the cost of swap transactions to the Fund and impose added operational complexity.
Early Closing Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that unanticipated early closings of securities exchanges and other financial markets may result in the Fund’s inability to buy or sell securities or other financial instruments on that day and may cause the Fund to incur substantial trading losses.
Equity Securities Risk—Equity securities include common stocks and other equity and equity-related securities (and securities convertible into stocks). The prices of equity securities generally fluctuate more than those of fixed-income investments, may rise or fall rapidly or unpredictably, and may reflect real or perceived changes in the issuing company’s financial condition and changes in the overall market or economy. A decline in the value of equity securities held by the Fund will adversely affect the value of your investment in the Fund. Common stocks generally represent the riskiest investment in a company and dividend payments (if declared) to preferred stockholders generally rank junior to payments due to a company’s debtholders. The Fund may lose a substantial part, or even all, of its investment in a company’s stock.
High Yield and Unrated Securities Risk—High yield, below investment grade and unrated high risk debt securities (which also may be known as “junk bonds”) may present additional risks because these securities may be less liquid, and therefore more difficult to value accurately and sell at an advantageous price or time, and present more credit risk than investment grade bonds. The price of high yield securities tends to be subject to greater volatility due to issuer-specific factors, such as operating results and outlook and to real or perceived adverse economic and competitive industry conditions. This exposure may be obtained through investments in other investment companies. Based on its investment strategies, a significant portion of the Fund’s investments (directly or indirectly) can be comprised of high yield and unrated securities and thus particularly prone to the foregoing risks, which may result in losses to the Fund.
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Industry Concentration Risk—The Fund may concentrate its investments in a limited number of issuers conducting business in the same industry or group of related industries. To the extent the Fund does so, the Fund is more vulnerable to adverse market, economic, regulatory, political or other developments affecting that industry or group of related industries than a fund that invests its assets more broadly.  The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's assets, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. 
Interest Rate Risk—Fixed income and other debt instruments are subject to the possibility that interest rates could change. Changes in interest rates may adversely affect the Fund’s investments in these instruments, such as the value or liquidity of, and income generated by, the investments. Interest rates may change as a result of a variety of factors, and the change may be sudden and significant, with unpredictable impacts on the financial markets and the Fund’s investments. Fixed income and other debt instruments with longer durations are more sensitive to changes in interest rates and, thus, subject to more volatility than similar instruments with shorter durations. Generally, when interest rates increase, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments decline and when interest rates decrease, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments rise. During periods of rising interest rates, as is the case currently, because changes in interest rates on adjustable rate securities may lag behind changes in market rates, the value of such securities may decline until their interest rates reset to market rates. During periods of declining interest rates, because the interest rates on adjustable rate securities generally reset downward, their market value is unlikely to rise to the same extent as the value of comparable fixed rate securities. During periods when interest rates are low or negative, the Fund’s yield and performance may be adversely affected. Changes in monetary policy may exacerbate the risks associated with changing interest rates.
Investment in Investment Vehicles Risk—Investing in other investment vehicles, including ETFs, closed-end funds, affiliated short-term fixed income funds and other mutual funds, subjects the Fund to those risks affecting the investment vehicle, including the possibility that the value of the underlying securities held by the investment vehicle could decrease or the portfolio becomes illiquid. Moreover, the Fund and its shareholders will incur its pro rata share of the underlying vehicles’ expenses, which will reduce the Fund’s performance. In addition, investments in an ETF or a listed closed-end fund are subject to, among other risks, the risk that the shares may trade at a discount or premium relative to the NAV of the shares and the listing exchange may halt trading of the shares.
Investment in Loans Risk—The Fund may invest in loans directly or indirectly through assignments or participations. Investments in loans, including loan syndicates and other direct lending opportunities, involve special types of risks, including credit risk, interest rate risk, counterparty risk, prepayment risk and extension risk. Loans may offer a fixed or floating interest rate. Loans are often below investment grade and may be unrated. The Fund’s investments in loans also can be difficult to value accurately and may be more susceptible to liquidity risk than fixed-income instruments of similar credit quality and/or maturity. The Fund also is subject to the risk that the value of any collateral for the loan may be insufficient or unavailable to cover the borrower’s obligations should the borrower fail to make payments, become insolvent, or otherwise default. Transactions in loans are often subject to long settlement periods and often require consent from borrowers and/or an agent acting for the lenders, thus potentially limiting the ability of the Fund to invest sale proceeds in other investments and to use proceeds to meet its current redemption obligations. The Fund thus is subject to the risk of selling other investments at disadvantageous times or prices or taking other actions necessary to raise cash to meet its redemption obligations. Participations in loans may subject the Fund to the credit risk of both the borrower and the seller of the participation and may make enforcement of loan covenants, if any, more difficult for the Fund as legal action may have to go through the seller of the participation (or an agent acting on its behalf). Covenants contained in loan documentation are intended to protect lenders and investors by imposing certain restrictions and other limitations on a borrower’s and the credit group’s operations or assets and by providing certain information and consent rights to lenders. In addition to operational covenants, loans and other debt obligations often contain financial covenants which require a borrower and the related credit group to satisfy certain financial tests at periodic intervals or to maintain compliance with certain financial metrics. The Fund is exposed to, including through investment in underlying funds, loans and other similar debt obligations that are sometimes referred to as “covenant-lite” loans or obligations, which generally are loans or other similar debt obligations that lack financial maintenance covenants or possess fewer or contingent financial maintenance covenants and other financial protections for lenders and investors. These "covenant-lite" loans or obligations typically are particularly subject to the risks associated with investments in loans as described above.
Large-Capitalization Securities Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that large-capitalization securities may underperform other segments of the equity market or the equity market as a whole. Larger, more established companies may be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges such as changes in technology and may not be able to attain the high growth rate of smaller companies, especially during extended periods of economic expansion.
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Leveraging Risk—The Fund achieves leveraged exposure to the underlying index through the use of derivative instruments. The more the Fund invests in leveraged instruments, the more this leverage will magnify any losses on those investments. The Fund’s investment in these instruments generally requires a small investment relative to the amount of investment exposure assumed. As a result, such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount invested in those instruments. Since the Fund’s investment strategy involves consistently applied leverage, the value of the Fund’s shares will tend to increase or decrease more than the value of any increase or decrease in the underlying index. Leverage also will have the effect of magnifying tracking error.
Liquidity and Valuation Risk—It may be difficult for the Fund to purchase and sell particular investments within a reasonable time at a fair price, or the price at which it has been valued by the Advisor for purposes of the Fund’s NAV, causing the Fund to be less liquid and unable to realize what the Advisor believes should be the price of the investment. Valuation of portfolio investments may be difficult, such as during periods of market turmoil or reduced liquidity, and for investments that may, for example, trade infrequently or irregularly. In these and other circumstances, an investment may be valued using fair value methodologies, which are inherently subjective, reflect good faith judgments based on available information and may not accurately estimate the price at which the Fund could sell the investment at that time. These risks are heightened in a rising interest rate environment.
Market Risk—The value of, or income generated by, the investments held by the Fund may fluctuate rapidly and unpredictably. These fluctuations may be frequent and significant. In addition, the Fund may incur losses as a result of various market and economic factors, such as those affecting individual companies or issuers or particular industries. In addition, developments related to economic, political (including geopolitical), social, public health, market or other conditions may cause volatility in financial markets and reduced liquidity in equity, credit and/or debt markets, which could adversely impact the Fund and its investments and their value and performance. Under such conditions, the Fund (or an underlying fund) may experience significant redemption activity by shareholders and could be forced to sell portfolio securities or other assets at unfavorable prices in an effort to generate sufficient cash to pay redeeming shareholders. The Fund’s investments may perform poorly or underperform the general securities markets or other types of securities.
Non-Diversification Risk—The Fund is considered non-diversified and can invest a greater portion of its assets in securities of individual issuers than a diversified fund. As a result, changes in the market value of a single issuer's securities could cause greater fluctuations in the value of Fund shares than would occur in a diversified fund. The Fund may become diversified for periods of time solely as a result of changes in the composition of the underlying index (e.g., changes in the relative market capitalization or weights of one or more index component stocks).
OTC Trading Risk—Certain of the derivatives in which the Fund may invest may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. While the OTC derivatives market is the primary trading venue for many derivatives, it is largely unregulated and provides for less transparency than a national securities or commodities exchange. As a result and similar to other privately negotiated contracts, the Fund is subject to counterparty credit risk with respect to such derivatives contracts.
Passive Investment Risk—The Fund is not actively managed and the Advisor does not attempt to take defensive positions in declining markets. Therefore, the Fund may be subject to greater losses in a declining market than a fund that is actively managed.
Portfolio Turnover Risk—Periodic rebalancing of the Fund's holdings  pursuant to its daily investment objective may lead to a greater number of portfolio transactions in the Fund than experienced by other mutual funds. Such frequent and active trading may lead to significantly higher transaction costs because of increased broker commissions associated with such transactions.
Prepayment and Extension Risk—Prepayment risk is the risk that the principal on mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities or any debt security with an embedded call option may be prepaid at any time, which could reduce the security’s yield and market value. In the case of prepayment risk, if the investment is converted, prepaid or redeemed before maturity, the portfolio manager may not be able to invest the proceeds in other investments providing as high a level of income, resulting in a reduced yield to the Fund. The rate of prepayments tends to increase as interest rates fall, which could cause the average maturity of the portfolio to shorten. Conversely, extension risk is the risk that an unexpected rise in interest rates will extend the life of a mortgage- or asset-backed security beyond the prepayment time. If the Fund’s investments are locked in at a lower interest rate for a longer period of time, the portfolio manager may be unable to capitalize on securities with higher interest rates or wider spreads.
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Regulatory and Legal Risk—U.S. and non-U.S. governmental agencies and other regulators regularly implement additional regulations and legislators pass new laws that affect the investments held by the Fund, the strategies used by the Fund or the level of regulation or taxation applying to the Fund (such as regulations related to the use of derivatives and other transactions). These regulations and laws impact the investment strategies, performance, costs and operations of the Fund or taxation of shareholders.
Repurchase Agreement Risk—The Fund’s investment in repurchase agreements may be subject to market and credit risk with respect to the collateral securing the repurchase agreements. Investments in repurchase agreements also may be subject to the risk that the market value of the underlying obligations may decline prior to the expiration of the repurchase agreement term.
Sector Risk—To the extent the components of the Fund’s underlying index, and therefore, the Fund’s holdings, have significant exposure to one or more market sectors, the Fund may be especially sensitive to the developments affecting and risks of such market sectors. The sectors to which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund’s assets, may have significant exposure will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. As of June 30, 2023, the Fund is subject to the Sector Risks described below.
Communication Services Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Communication Services Sector. The Communication Services Sector includes companies that facilitate communication and offer related content and information through various mediums. It includes telecom and media & entertainment companies, including producers of interactive gaming products and companies engaged in content and information creation or distribution through proprietary platforms. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Communication Services Sector. The performance of companies operating in the Communication Services Sector has historically been closely tied to the performance of the overall economy and also is affected by economic growth, consumer confidence, attitudes and spending. Increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, challenges in bringing products to market and changes in demographics and consumer tastes also can affect the demand for, and success of, communication services products and services in the marketplace.
Consumer Discretionary Sector Risk. The Fund’s investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The manufacturing segment of the Consumer Discretionary Sector includes automotive, household durable goods, leisure equipment and textiles and apparel. The services segment includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The performance of companies operating in the Consumer Discretionary Sector has historically been closely tied to the performance of the overall economy, and also is affected by economic growth, consumer confidence, attitudes and spending. Changes in demographics and consumer tastes also can affect the demand for, and success of, consumer products and services in the marketplace. Moreover, the Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those businesses that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles.
Consumer Staples Sector Risk. The Fund’s investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Consumer Staples Sector. The Consumer Staples Sector includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages and tobacco and producers of non-durable household goods and personal products. It also includes food and drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer super centers. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Consumer Staples Sector. The performance of companies operating in the Consumer Staples Sector has historically been closely tied to the performance of the overall economy, and also is affected by consumer confidence, demands and preferences, and spending. In addition, companies in the Consumer Staples Sector may be subject to risks pertaining to the supply of, demand for, and prices of raw materials.
Financials Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Financials Sector. The Financials Sector includes companies involved in banking, financial services (including commercial and residential mortgage finance), consumer finance, capital markets (including asset management and custody banks, investment banking and brokerage), Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and
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insurance. Certain Financials Sector issuers serve as counterparties with which the Fund may enter into derivatives agreements or other similar contractual arrangements. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Financials Sector, which may adversely affect a company's ability to fulfill its obligations as a financial counterparty. Companies operating in the Financials Sector are subject to extensive government regulation, which may limit the financial commitments they can make and the interest rates and fees they can charge. Profitability is largely dependent on the availability and cost of capital funds and may fluctuate significantly when interest rates change or due to increased competition.
Health Care Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Health Care Sector. The Health Care Sector includes health care providers and services, companies that manufacture and distribute health care equipment and supplies, and health care technology companies. It also includes companies involved in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Health Care Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Health Care Sector are closely tied to government regulation and approval of their products and services, which can have a significant effect on the price and availability of those products and services.
Industrials Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Industrials Sector. The Industrials Sector includes manufacturers and distributors of capital goods, such as aerospace and defense, building projects, electrical equipment and machinery, and companies that offer construction and engineering services. The Industrials Sector also includes providers of commercial and professional services including printing, environmental and facilities services, office services and supplies, security and alarm services, human resource and employment services, research and consulting services, and transportation services. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Industrials Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Industrials Sector may fluctuate due to the level and volatility of commodity prices, the exchange value of the dollar, import controls, worldwide competition, liability for environmental damage, depletion of resources, and mandated expenditures for safety and pollution control devices.
Information Technology Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Information Technology Sector. The Information Technology Sector includes companies that offer software and information technology services, manufacturers and distributors of technology hardware and equipment such as communications equipment, cellular phones, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment and related instruments and semiconductors. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Information Technology Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Information Technology Sector are closely tied to market competition, increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, and problems with bringing products to market.
Shareholder Trading Risk—The Fund may be used as a tool for certain investors that employ trading strategies involving frequent trading. Such trading strategies may lead to increased portfolio turnover in the Fund, higher transaction costs, and the possibility of increased short-term capital gains (which will be taxable to shareholders as ordinary income when distributed to them) and/or long-term capital gains. Large movements of assets into and out of the Fund due to active or frequent trading also may adversely affect the Fund's ability to achieve its investment objective.
Tracking Error Risk—The Advisor may not be able to cause the Fund’s performance to match that of the Fund’s benchmark, either on a daily or aggregate basis. Factors such as Fund expenses, imperfect correlation between the Fund’s investments and those of the underlying index, rounding of share prices, changes to the composition of the underlying index, regulatory policies, high portfolio turnover rate, and the use of leverage all contribute to tracking error. Tracking error may cause the Fund’s performance to be less than you expect.
Trading Halt Risk—The Fund typically will hold futures contracts and short-term options. The major exchanges on which these contracts are traded, such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, have established limits on how much the trading price of a futures contract or option may decline over various time periods within a day, and may halt
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trading in a contract that exceeds such limits. If a trading halt occurs, the Fund may temporarily be unable to purchase or sell certain securities, futures contracts or options. Such a trading halt near the time the Fund prices its shares may limit the Fund’s ability to use leverage and fully invest its assets, which could increase tracking error and adversely affect performance, and may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective.
U.S. Government Securities Risk—U.S. government securities may or may not be backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. U.S. government securities are subject to the risks associated with fixed income and debt securities, particularly interest rate risk and credit risk.
PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
The following bar chart shows the performance of the Investor Class shares of the Fund from year to year. The variability of performance over time provides an indication of the risks of investing in the Fund. The following table shows the performance of the Investor Class shares and Class H shares of the Fund as an average over different periods of time in comparison to the performance of a broad-based market index. The figures in the bar chart and table assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The performance information below reflects applicable fee waivers and/or expense limitations in effect during the periods shown. Of course, this past performance (before and after taxes) does not necessarily indicate how the Fund will perform in the future.
Updated performance information is available on the Fund’s website at www.guggenheiminvestments.com or by calling 800.820.0888.
The performance information shown below for Investor Class shares is based on a calendar year.
During the periods shown in
the chart above:
Quarter Ended
Return
Year-to-Date
June 30, 2023
23.46%
Highest Quarter
June 30, 2020
31.11%
Lowest Quarter
March 31, 2020
-31.69%
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS(for periods ended December 31, 2022)
After-tax returns shown in the table below are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor’s tax situation and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements, such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts. After-tax returns are shown for Investor Class shares only. After-tax returns for Class H shares will vary.
 
Inception
1 Year
5 Years
10 Years or,
if Shorter,
Since Inception
Investor Class
7/12/1993
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Inception
1 Year
5 Years
10 Years or,
if Shorter,
Since Inception
Return Before Taxes
-29.98%
9.33%
15.34%
Return After Taxes on Distributions
-35.18%
6.85%
13.88%
Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund
Shares
-17.77%
6.41%
12.39%
Class H—Before Taxes
9/18/2014
-30.16%
9.07%
11.12%
Index
S&P 500® Index (reflects no deduction for fees, expenses or
taxes)
-18.11%
9.42%
12.56%
INVESTMENT ADVISOR
Security Investors, LLC, which operates under the name Guggenheim Investments, serves as the investment adviser of the Fund.
PORTFOLIO MANAGERS
Michael P. Byrum, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Byrum has been associated with the Advisor since 1993.
Brendan Cain, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Cain has been associated with the Advisor since 2006.
Spencer Crane, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Crane has been associated with the Advisor since 2012.
Scott Miller, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Miller has been associated with the Advisor since 2008.
PURCHASE AND SALE OF FUND SHARES
The minimum initial investment amounts and minimum account balance requirements for Investor Class and Class H accounts held through a third party (e.g., a brokerage account) are typically:
$1,000 for retirement accounts
$2,500 for all other accounts
Investor Class and Class H accounts opened through a financial intermediary (non-direct) will be subject to your financial intermediary’s minimum initial investment amount and account balance requirements, which may be different than the amounts above.
Investor Class and Class H accounts held directly at Guggenheim Investments (other than those that are managed by financial professionals) are subject to a minimum initial investment and account balance of $5,000 (including retirement accounts).
Direct accounts managed by financial professionals are not subject to minimum initial investment and minimum account balance requirements.
There are no minimum amounts for subsequent investments in the Fund except for subsequent investments made via Automated Clearing House (“ACH”).
The Fund reserves the right to modify its minimum account balance requirements at any time, with or without prior notice to you.
The Fund redeems its shares continuously and investors may sell their shares back to the Fund on any day that the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) is open for business (a “Business Day”). You will ordinarily submit your transaction order through your financial intermediary or other securities dealers through which you opened your shareholder account or through Guggenheim Investments directly. The Fund also offers you the option to send redemption orders to Guggenheim Investments by mail, fax or telephone.
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TAX INFORMATION
Fund distributions are generally taxable as ordinary income, qualified dividend income, or capital gains (or a combination thereof), unless your investment is in an individual retirement account or other tax-advantaged retirement account. Investments through a tax-advantaged retirement account may be subject to taxation upon withdrawal.
PAYMENTS TO BROKER-DEALERS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
If you purchase the Fund through a broker-dealer or other financial intermediary (such as a bank), the Fund and its related companies may pay the intermediary for the sale of Fund shares and related services. These payments may create a conflict of interest by influencing the broker-dealer or other intermediary and your sales person to recommend the Fund over another investment. Ask your sales person or visit your financial intermediary’s website for more information.
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S&P 500® Fund
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
The S&P 500® Fund (the “Fund”) seeks to provide investment results that match, before fees and expenses, the performance of a specific benchmark on a daily basis. The Fund’s current benchmark is the S&P 500® Index (the “underlying index”).
FEES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUND
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy, hold and sell Class H shares of the Fund. You may pay other fees, such as brokerage commissions and other fees to financial intermediaries, which are not reflected in the tables and examples below.
SHAREHOLDER FEES (fees paid directly from your investment)
N/A
ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
(expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
 
Class H
Management Fees
0.75
%
Distribution and/or Service (12b-1) Fees
0.25
%
Other Expenses1
0.61
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses
1.61
%
1
“Other Expenses” does not include fees paid to the Fund’s swap contract counterparties, or the management fees, performance fees, and expenses of the reference assets or trading vehicles underlying such swap contracts. These fees and expenses, which are not reflected in this Annual Fund Operating Expenses table, are embedded in the returns of the swap contracts (i.e., the fees and expenses reduce the investment returns of the swap contracts) and represent an indirect cost of investing in the Fund.
EXAMPLE
This Example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.The Example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. The Example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund’s operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
1 Year
3 Years
5 Years
10 Years
$164
$508
$876
$1,911
PORTFOLIO TURNOVER
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” its portfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in the Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses or the Example, affect the Fund’s performance. During the most recent fiscal year, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate was 701% of the average value of its portfolio. The Fund’s portfolio turnover rate is calculated without regard to cash instruments and most derivatives. If such instruments were included, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate might be significantly higher.
PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
The Fund employs as its investment strategy a program of investing in the common stock of companies that are generally within the capitalization range of the underlying index and derivative instruments, which primarily consist of equity index swaps and swaps on exchange-traded funds, futures contracts, and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. While the Fund may write (sell) and purchase swaps, it expects primarily to purchase swaps. Swap agreements and futures and options contracts enable the Fund to pursue its objective without investing directly in the securities included in the underlying index, or in the same proportion that those securities are represented in the underlying index. Certain of the Fund’s derivatives investments may be traded in the over-the-counter (“OTC”) market. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of companies in the underlying index and derivatives and other instruments whose performance is expected to correspond to that of the underlying index.
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Investments in derivative instruments, such as futures, options and swap agreements, have the economic effect of creating financial leverage in the Fund’s portfolio because such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount the Fund has invested in those instruments. Financial leverage will magnify, sometimes significantly, the Fund’s exposure to any increase or decrease in prices associated with a particular reference asset resulting in increased volatility in the value of the Fund’s portfolio. The value of the Fund’s portfolio is likely to experience greater volatility over short-term periods. While such financial leverage has the potential to produce greater gains, it also may result in greater losses, which in some cases may cause the Fund to liquidate other portfolio investments at a loss to comply with limits on leverage imposed by the Investment Company Act of 1940, satisfy margin or collateral requirements, or meet redemption requests.
The S&P 500® Index is a capitalization-weighted index composed of 500 common stocks, which are chosen by the Standard & Poor’s Corporation on a statistical basis, and which generally represent large-capitalization companies with capitalizations ranging from $3.6 billion to $3.1 trillion as of June 30, 2023. To the extent the Fund’s underlying index is concentrated in a particular industry the Fund will necessarily be concentrated in that industry. The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. While the Fund’s sector exposure may vary over time, as of June 30, 2023, the Fund has significant exposure to the Consumer Discretionary Sector, Financials Sector, Health Care Sector, and Information Technology Sector, as each sector is defined by the Global Industry Classification Standard, a widely recognized industry classification methodology developed by MSCI, Inc. and Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.
On a day-to-day basis, the Fund may hold short-term U.S. government securities or cash equivalents. The Fund also may enter into repurchase agreements with counterparties that are deemed to present acceptable credit risks. In an effort to ensure that the Fund is fully invested on a day-to-day basis, the Fund may conduct any necessary trading activity at or just prior to the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Fund is non-diversified and, therefore, may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a particular issuer in comparison to a diversified fund.
PRINCIPAL RISKS
The value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate and is subject to investment risks, which means investors could lose money, including all or part of their investments in the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any governmental agency. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. The Fund is subject to certain risks and the principal risks of investing in the Fund are summarized below in alphabetical order, and not in the order of importance of potential exposure.
Counterparty Credit Risk—The Fund makes investments in financial instruments and OTC-traded derivatives involving counterparties to gain exposure to a particular group of securities, index, asset class or other reference asset without actually purchasing those securities or investments, to hedge a position, or for other investment purposes. Through these investments and related arrangements (e.g., prime brokerage or securities lending arrangements or derivatives transactions), the Fund is exposed to credit risks that the counterparty may be unwilling or unable to make timely payments or otherwise to meet its contractual obligations. If the counterparty becomes bankrupt or defaults on (or otherwise becomes unable or unwilling to perform) its payment or other obligations to the Fund, the Fund may not receive the full amount that it is entitled to receive or may experience delays in recovering the collateral or other assets held by, or on behalf of, the counterparty. If this occurs, the value of your shares in the Fund will decrease. Counterparty credit risk also includes the related risk of having potentially significant exposure to such counterparty.
Credit Risk—The Fund could lose money if the issuer or guarantor of a fixed income or other debt instrument or a counterparty to a derivatives transaction or other transaction is unable or unwilling, or perceived to be unable or unwilling, to pay interest or repay principal on time, defaults or otherwise fails to meet its obligations. Actual or perceived changes in economic, social, public health, financial or political conditions in general or that affect a particular type of instrument, issuer, guarantor or counterparty can reduce the ability of the party to meet its obligations, which can affect the credit quality, liquidity and/or value of an instrument. The value of an instrument also may decline for reasons that relate directly to the issuer, guarantor or counterparty, such as management performance, financial leverage and reduced demand for goods and services. The issuer, guarantor or counterparty could also suffer a rapid decline in credit rating, which would adversely affect the volatility of the value and liquidity of the instrument. Credit ratings may not be an accurate assessment of liquidity or credit risk.
Derivatives Risk—Derivatives and other instruments (collectively referred to in this paragraph as “derivatives”) pose risks in addition to and greater than those associated with investing directly in securities, currencies or other investments, including risks relating to leverage, market conditions and market risk, imperfect correlations with
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underlying investments or the Fund’s other portfolio holdings, high price volatility, lack of availability, counterparty credit, liquidity, valuation, operational and legal restrictions and risk. Their use is a highly specialized activity that involves investment techniques and risks different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions. The use of derivatives may result in leverage, which may cause the Fund to be more volatile and riskier than if it had not been leveraged. Changes in the value of a derivative also may create sudden margin delivery or settlement payment obligations for the Fund, which can materially affect the performance of the Fund, its liquidity, and other aspects of the Fund’s risk profile. The Fund’s use of derivatives to obtain short exposure, if any, may result in greater volatility of the Fund's net asset value ("NAV") per share. If the Advisor is incorrect about its expectations of market conditions, the use of derivatives also could result in a loss, which in some cases may be unlimited. Some of the derivatives in which the Fund invests may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. OTC derivatives are subject to heightened counterparty, credit, legal, liquidity and valuation risks.
Futures Contracts Risk—Futures contracts are exchange-traded contracts that call for the future delivery of an asset at a certain price and date, or cash settlement of the terms of the contract. Risks of futures contracts include imperfect correlation between the movements in the price of the instruments and the price of the underlying assets. In addition, there is a risk that the Fund may not be able to enter into a closing transaction because of an illiquid market. Exchanges can limit the number of futures positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Futures markets are highly volatile and the use of futures may increase the volatility of the Fund’s NAV. Futures also are subject to leverage and liquidity risks. The Fund may invest in standard futures contracts, e-mini futures contracts, and micro e-mini futures contracts depending on the investment exposure needs of the Fund. E-mini futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts are similar to standard futures contracts, except that they are electronically traded and e-mini futures contracts generally are one-fifth the size of standard futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts generally are one-tenth the size of e-mini futures contracts.
Options Risk—Options and options on futures contracts give the holder of the option the right, but not the obligation, to buy (or to sell) a position in a security or in a contract to the writer of the option, at a certain price. Options are subject to correlation risk because there may be an imperfect correlation between the options and the markets for underlying instruments that could cause a given transaction to fail to achieve its objectives. The successful use of options depends on the Advisor’s ability to predict correctly future price fluctuations and the degree of correlation between the markets for options and the underlying instruments. Exchanges can limit the number of options positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Options also are particularly subject to leverage risk and can be subject to liquidity risk.
Swap Agreements Risk—Swap agreements are contracts among the Fund and a counterparty to exchange the return of the pre-determined underlying investment (such as the rate of return of the underlying index). Swap agreements may be negotiated bilaterally and traded OTC between two parties or, for certain standardized swaps, must be exchange-traded through a futures commission merchant and/or cleared through a clearinghouse that serves as a central counterparty. Risks associated with the use of swap agreements are different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions, due in part to the fact they could be considered illiquid and many swaps trade on the OTC market. Swaps are particularly subject to counterparty credit, correlation, valuation, liquidity and leveraging risks. While exchange trading and central clearing are intended to reduce counterparty credit risk and increase liquidity, they do not make swap transactions risk-free. Additionally, applicable regulators have adopted rules imposing certain margin requirements, including minimums, on OTC swaps, which may result in the Fund and its counterparties posting higher margin amounts for OTC swaps, which could increase the cost of swap transactions to the Fund and impose added operational complexity.
Early Closing Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that unanticipated early closings of securities exchanges and other financial markets may result in the Fund’s inability to buy or sell securities or other financial instruments on that day and may cause the Fund to incur substantial trading losses.
Equity Securities Risk—Equity securities include common stocks and other equity and equity-related securities (and securities convertible into stocks). The prices of equity securities generally fluctuate more than those of fixed-income investments, may rise or fall rapidly or unpredictably, and may reflect real or perceived changes in the issuing company’s financial condition and changes in the overall market or economy. A decline in the value of equity
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securities held by the Fund will adversely affect the value of your investment in the Fund. Common stocks generally represent the riskiest investment in a company and dividend payments (if declared) to preferred stockholders generally rank junior to payments due to a company’s debtholders. The Fund may lose a substantial part, or even all, of its investment in a company’s stock.
Industry Concentration Risk—The Fund may concentrate its investments in a limited number of issuers conducting business in the same industry or group of related industries. To the extent the Fund does so, the Fund is more vulnerable to adverse market, economic, regulatory, political or other developments affecting that industry or group of related industries than a fund that invests its assets more broadly.  The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's assets, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. 
Interest Rate Risk—Fixed income and other debt instruments are subject to the possibility that interest rates could change. Changes in interest rates may adversely affect the Fund’s investments in these instruments, such as the value or liquidity of, and income generated by, the investments. Interest rates may change as a result of a variety of factors, and the change may be sudden and significant, with unpredictable impacts on the financial markets and the Fund’s investments. Fixed income and other debt instruments with longer durations are more sensitive to changes in interest rates and, thus, subject to more volatility than similar instruments with shorter durations. Generally, when interest rates increase, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments decline and when interest rates decrease, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments rise. During periods of rising interest rates, as is the case currently, because changes in interest rates on adjustable rate securities may lag behind changes in market rates, the value of such securities may decline until their interest rates reset to market rates. During periods of declining interest rates, because the interest rates on adjustable rate securities generally reset downward, their market value is unlikely to rise to the same extent as the value of comparable fixed rate securities. During periods when interest rates are low or negative, the Fund’s yield and performance may be adversely affected. Changes in monetary policy may exacerbate the risks associated with changing interest rates.
Large-Capitalization Securities Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that large-capitalization securities may underperform other segments of the equity market or the equity market as a whole. Larger, more established companies may be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges such as changes in technology and may not be able to attain the high growth rate of smaller companies, especially during extended periods of economic expansion.
Liquidity and Valuation Risk—It may be difficult for the Fund to purchase and sell particular investments within a reasonable time at a fair price, or the price at which it has been valued by the Advisor for purposes of the Fund’s NAV, causing the Fund to be less liquid and unable to realize what the Advisor believes should be the price of the investment. Valuation of portfolio investments may be difficult, such as during periods of market turmoil or reduced liquidity, and for investments that may, for example, trade infrequently or irregularly. In these and other circumstances, an investment may be valued using fair value methodologies, which are inherently subjective, reflect good faith judgments based on available information and may not accurately estimate the price at which the Fund could sell the investment at that time. These risks are heightened in a rising interest rate environment.
Market Risk—The value of, or income generated by, the investments held by the Fund may fluctuate rapidly and unpredictably. These fluctuations may be frequent and significant. In addition, the Fund may incur losses as a result of various market and economic factors, such as those affecting individual companies or issuers or particular industries. In addition, developments related to economic, political (including geopolitical), social, public health, market or other conditions may cause volatility in financial markets and reduced liquidity in equity, credit and/or debt markets, which could adversely impact the Fund and its investments and their value and performance. Under such conditions, the Fund (or an underlying fund) may experience significant redemption activity by shareholders and could be forced to sell portfolio securities or other assets at unfavorable prices in an effort to generate sufficient cash to pay redeeming shareholders. The Fund’s investments may perform poorly or underperform the general securities markets or other types of securities.
Non-Diversification Risk—The Fund is considered non-diversified and can invest a greater portion of its assets in securities of individual issuers than a diversified fund. As a result, changes in the market value of a single issuer's securities could cause greater fluctuations in the value of Fund shares than would occur in a diversified fund. The Fund may become diversified for periods of time solely as a result of changes in the composition of the underlying index (e.g., changes in the relative market capitalization or weights of one or more index component stocks).
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OTC Trading Risk—Certain of the derivatives in which the Fund may invest may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. While the OTC derivatives market is the primary trading venue for many derivatives, it is largely unregulated and provides for less transparency than a national securities or commodities exchange. As a result and similar to other privately negotiated contracts, the Fund is subject to counterparty credit risk with respect to such derivatives contracts.
Passive Investment Risk—The Fund is not actively managed and the Advisor does not attempt to take defensive positions in declining markets. Therefore, the Fund may be subject to greater losses in a declining market than a fund that is actively managed.
Portfolio Turnover Risk—Periodic rebalancing of the Fund's holdings  pursuant to its daily investment objective may lead to a greater number of portfolio transactions in the Fund than experienced by other mutual funds. Such frequent and active trading may lead to significantly higher transaction costs because of increased broker commissions associated with such transactions.
Regulatory and Legal Risk—U.S. and non-U.S. governmental agencies and other regulators regularly implement additional regulations and legislators pass new laws that affect the investments held by the Fund, the strategies used by the Fund or the level of regulation or taxation applying to the Fund (such as regulations related to the use of derivatives and other transactions). These regulations and laws impact the investment strategies, performance, costs and operations of the Fund or taxation of shareholders.
Repurchase Agreement Risk—The Fund’s investment in repurchase agreements may be subject to market and credit risk with respect to the collateral securing the repurchase agreements. Investments in repurchase agreements also may be subject to the risk that the market value of the underlying obligations may decline prior to the expiration of the repurchase agreement term.
Sector Risk—To the extent the components of the Fund’s underlying index, and therefore, the Fund’s holdings, have significant exposure to one or more market sectors, the Fund may be especially sensitive to the developments affecting and risks of such market sectors. The sectors to which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund’s assets, may have significant exposure will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. As of June 30, 2023, the Fund is subject to the Sector Risks described below.
Consumer Discretionary Sector Risk. The Fund’s investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The manufacturing segment of the Consumer Discretionary Sector includes automotive, household durable goods, leisure equipment and textiles and apparel. The services segment includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The performance of companies operating in the Consumer Discretionary Sector has historically been closely tied to the performance of the overall economy, and also is affected by economic growth, consumer confidence, attitudes and spending. Changes in demographics and consumer tastes also can affect the demand for, and success of, consumer products and services in the marketplace. Moreover, the Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those businesses that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles.
Financials Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Financials Sector. The Financials Sector includes companies involved in banking, financial services (including commercial and residential mortgage finance), consumer finance, capital markets (including asset management and custody banks, investment banking and brokerage), Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and insurance. Certain Financials Sector issuers serve as counterparties with which the Fund may enter into derivatives agreements or other similar contractual arrangements. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Financials Sector, which may adversely affect a company's ability to fulfill its obligations as a financial counterparty. Companies operating in the Financials Sector are subject to extensive government regulation, which may limit the financial commitments they can make and the interest rates and fees they can charge. Profitability is largely dependent on the availability and cost of capital funds and may fluctuate significantly when interest rates change or due to increased competition.
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Health Care Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Health Care Sector. The Health Care Sector includes health care providers and services, companies that manufacture and distribute health care equipment and supplies, and health care technology companies. It also includes companies involved in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Health Care Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Health Care Sector are closely tied to government regulation and approval of their products and services, which can have a significant effect on the price and availability of those products and services.
Information Technology Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Information Technology Sector. The Information Technology Sector includes companies that offer software and information technology services, manufacturers and distributors of technology hardware and equipment such as communications equipment, cellular phones, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment and related instruments and semiconductors. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Information Technology Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Information Technology Sector are closely tied to market competition, increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, and problems with bringing products to market.
Shareholder Trading Risk—The Fund may be used as a tool for certain investors that employ trading strategies involving frequent trading. Such trading strategies may lead to increased portfolio turnover in the Fund, higher transaction costs, and the possibility of increased short-term capital gains (which will be taxable to shareholders as ordinary income when distributed to them) and/or long-term capital gains. Large movements of assets into and out of the Fund due to active or frequent trading also may adversely affect the Fund's ability to achieve its investment objective.
Tracking Error Risk—The Advisor may not be able to cause the Fund’s performance to match that of the Fund’s benchmark, either on a daily or aggregate basis. Factors such as Fund expenses, imperfect correlation between the Fund’s investments and those of the underlying index, rounding of share prices, changes to the composition of the underlying index, regulatory policies, and high portfolio turnover rate all contribute to tracking error. Tracking error may cause the Fund’s performance to be less than you expect.
Trading Halt Risk—The Fund typically will hold futures contracts and short-term options. The major exchanges on which these contracts are traded, such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, have established limits on how much the trading price of a futures contract or option may decline over various time periods within a day, and may halt trading in a contract that exceeds such limits. If a trading halt occurs, the Fund may temporarily be unable to purchase or sell certain securities, futures contracts or options. Such a trading halt near the time the Fund prices its shares may limit the Fund’s ability to fully invest its assets, which could increase tracking error and adversely affect performance, and may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective.
U.S. Government Securities Risk—U.S. government securities may or may not be backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. U.S. government securities are subject to the risks associated with fixed income and debt securities, particularly interest rate risk and credit risk.
PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
The following bar chart shows the performance of the Class H shares of the Fund from year to year. The variability of performance over time provides an indication of the risks of investing in the Fund. The following table shows the performance of the Class H shares of the Fund as an average over different periods of time in comparison to the performance of a broad-based market index. The figures in the bar chart and table assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The performance information below reflects applicable fee waivers and/or expense limitations in effect during the periods shown. Of course, this past performance (before and after taxes) does not necessarily indicate how the Fund will perform in the future.
Updated performance information is available on the Fund’s website at www.guggenheiminvestments.com or by calling 800.820.0888.
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The performance information shown below for Class H shares is based on a calendar year.
During the periods shown in
the chart above:
Quarter Ended
Return
Year-to-Date
June 30, 2023
15.92%
Highest Quarter
June 30, 2020
19.94%
Lowest Quarter
March 31, 2020
-19.96%
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS(for periods ended December 31, 2022)
After-tax returns shown in the table below are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor’s tax situation and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements, such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.
 
1 Year
5 Years
10 Years
Class H
Return Before Taxes
-19.48%
7.55%
10.67%
Return After Taxes on Distributions
-19.86%
6.27%
9.61%
Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares
-11.53%
5.49%
8.39%
Index
S&P 500® Index (reflects no deduction for fees, expenses or taxes)
-18.11%
9.42%
12.56%
INVESTMENT ADVISOR
Security Investors, LLC, which operates under the name Guggenheim Investments, serves as the investment adviser of the Fund.
PORTFOLIO MANAGERS
Michael P. Byrum, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Byrum has been associated with the Advisor since 1993.
Brendan Cain, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Cain has been associated with the Advisor since 2006.
Spencer Crane, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Crane has been associated with the Advisor since 2012.
Scott Miller, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Miller has been associated with the Advisor since 2008.
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PURCHASE AND SALE OF FUND SHARES
The minimum initial investment amounts and minimum account balance requirements for Class H accounts held through a third party (e.g., a brokerage account) are typically:
$1,000 for retirement accounts
$2,500 for all other accounts
Accounts opened through a financial intermediary (non-direct) will be subject to your financial intermediary’s minimum initial investment amount and account balance requirements, which may be different than the amounts above.
Class H accounts held directly at Guggenheim Investments (other than those that are managed by financial professionals) are subject to a minimum initial investment and account balance of $5,000 (including retirement accounts).
Direct accounts managed by financial professionals are not subject to minimum initial investment and minimum account balance requirements.
There are no minimum amounts for subsequent investments in the Fund except for subsequent investments made via Automated Clearing House (“ACH”).
The Fund reserves the right to modify its minimum account balance requirements at any time, with or without prior notice to you.
The Fund redeems its shares continuously and investors may sell their shares back to the Fund on any day that the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) is open for business (a “Business Day”). You will ordinarily submit your transaction order through your financial intermediary or other securities dealers through which you opened your shareholder account or through Guggenheim Investments directly. The Fund also offers you the option to send redemption orders to Guggenheim Investments by mail, fax or telephone.
TAX INFORMATION
Fund distributions are generally taxable as ordinary income, qualified dividend income, or capital gains (or a combination thereof), unless your investment is in an individual retirement account or other tax-advantaged retirement account. Investments through a tax-advantaged retirement account may be subject to taxation upon withdrawal.
PAYMENTS TO BROKER-DEALERS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
If you purchase the Fund through a broker-dealer or other financial intermediary (such as a bank), the Fund and its related companies may pay the intermediary for the sale of Fund shares and related services. These payments may create a conflict of interest by influencing the broker-dealer or other intermediary and your sales person to recommend the Fund over another investment. Ask your sales person or visit your financial intermediary’s website for more information.
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Inverse S&P 500® Strategy Fund
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUND
The Inverse S&P 500® Strategy Fund (the “Fund”) is very different from most other mutual funds in that it seeks to provide investment results that match the inverse of the performance of a specific underlying index on a daily basis, a result opposite of most mutual funds. As a result, the Fund may be riskier than alternatives that do not rely on the use of derivatives to achieve their investment objectives.
Because the Fund seeks daily inverse investment results, the return of the Fund for a period of longer than a single trading day will be the result of each day’s compounded returns over the period, which will very likely differ from the inverse return of the Fund’s underlying index (as defined below) for that period. As a consequence, especially in periods of market volatility, the path or trend of the benchmark during the longer period may be at least as important to the Fund’s return for the longer period as the cumulative return of the benchmark for the relevant longer period. Further, the return for investors who invest for a period longer than a single trading day will not be the product of the return of the Fund’s stated investment goal (i.e., -1x) and the cumulative performance of the benchmark.
The Fund is not suitable for all investors. The Fund should be utilized only by investors who (a) understand the consequences of seeking daily inverse investment results, (b) understand the risks of shorting and (c) intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Investors who do not meet these criteria should not buy shares of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a complete investment program.
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
The Fund seeks to provide investment results that match, before fees and expenses, the performance of a specific benchmark on a daily basis. The Fund’s current benchmark is the inverse (opposite) of the performance of the S&P 500® Index (the “underlying index”). The Fund does not seek to achieve its investment objective over a period of time greater than one day.
FEES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUND
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy, hold and sell Investor Class shares or Class H shares of the Fund. You may pay other fees, such as brokerage commissions and other fees to financial intermediaries, which are not reflected in the tables and examples below.
 
Investor
Class
Class H
SHAREHOLDER FEES(fees paid directly from your investment)
N/A
N/A
ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
(expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
 
Investor
Class
Class H
Management Fees
0.90
%
0.90
%
Distribution and/or Service (12b-1) Fees
None
0.25
%
Other Expenses1
0.63
%
0.63
%
Short Sales Dividend and Interest Expense
0.09%
0.09%
Remaining Other Expenses
0.54%
0.54%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses
0.03
%
0.03
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses2
1.56
%
1.81
%
Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement)3,4
-0.04
%
-0.04
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense
reimbursement)2
1.52
%
1.77
%
1
“Other Expenses” does not include fees paid to the Fund’s swap contract counterparties, or the management fees, performance fees, and expenses of the reference assets or trading vehicles underlying such swap contracts. These fees and expenses, which are not reflected in this Annual Fund Operating Expenses table, are embedded in the returns of the swap contracts (i.e., the fees and expenses reduce the investment returns of the swap contracts) and represent an indirect cost of investing in the Fund.
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2
The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses and Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement) in this fee table may not correlate to the expense ratios in the Fund’s financial highlights and financial statements because the financial highlights and financial statements reflect only the operating expenses of the Fund and do not include Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, which are fees and expenses incurred indirectly by the Fund through its investments in certain underlying investment companies.
3
The Advisor has contractually agreed, through August 1, 2024, to waive the amount of the Fund's management fee to the extent necessary to offset the proportionate share of any management fee paid by the Fund with respect to any Fund investment in an underlying fund for which the Advisor or any of its affiliates also serves as investment manager. The agreement may be terminated by the Advisor at the conclusion of any one-year term or by the Fund's Board of Trustees at any time, and when the Advisor ceases to serve as such.
4
The Advisor has contractually agreed, through August 1, 2024, to waive and/or reimburse the Fund’s expenses in an amount equal to an annual percentage rate of 0.05% of the Fund’s average daily net assets. The agreement shall automatically renew for one-year terms unless the Advisor provides written notice to the Fund of the termination of the agreement. The agreement may be terminated at any time by the Fund’s Board of Trustees and when the Advisor ceases to serve as such.
EXAMPLE
This Example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.The Example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. The Example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund’s operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
 
1 Year
3 Years
5 Years
10 Years
Investor Class
$155
$489
$846
$1,853
Class H
$180
$566
$976
$2,123
PORTFOLIO TURNOVER
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” its portfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in the Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses or the Example, affect the Fund’s performance. During the most recent fiscal year, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate was 0% of the average value of its portfolio. The Fund’s portfolio turnover rate is calculated without regard to cash instruments and most derivatives. If such instruments were included, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate might be significantly higher.
PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Unlike a traditional index fund, the Fund’s investment objective is to perform opposite the underlying index, and the Fund generally will not own the securities included in the underlying index. Instead, the Fund employs as its investment strategy a program of engaging in short sales of securities included in the underlying index and investing to a significant extent in derivative instruments, which primarily consist of equity index swaps and swaps on exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), futures contracts, and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. The Advisor expects to rebalance the Fund's positions daily to maintain exposure that is opposite to that of the underlying index. While the Fund may write (sell) and purchase swaps, it expects primarily to write swaps. The Fund’s investment in derivatives serves as a substitute for directly selling short each of the securities included in the underlying index and produces inverse exposure to the underlying index. Certain of the Fund’s derivatives investments may be traded in the over-the-counter (“OTC”) market. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in financial instruments with economic characteristics that should perform opposite to the securities of companies included in the underlying index.
Investments in derivative instruments, such as futures, options and swap agreements, have the economic effect of creating financial leverage in the Fund’s portfolio because such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount the Fund has invested in those instruments. Financial leverage will magnify, sometimes significantly, the Fund’s exposure to any increase or decrease in prices associated with a particular reference asset resulting in increased volatility in the value of the Fund’s portfolio. The value of the Fund’s portfolio is likely to experience greater volatility over short-term periods. While such financial leverage has the potential to produce greater gains, it also may result in greater losses, which in some cases may cause the Fund to liquidate other portfolio investments at a loss to comply with limits on leverage imposed by the Investment Company Act of 1940, satisfy margin or collateral requirements, or meet redemption requests.
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The S&P 500® Index is a capitalization-weighted index composed of 500 common stocks, which are chosen by the Standard & Poor’s Corporation on a statistical basis, and which generally represent large-capitalization companies with capitalizations ranging from $3.6 billion to $3.1 trillion as of June 30, 2023. To the extent the Fund’s underlying index is concentrated in a particular industry the Fund will necessarily be concentrated in that industry. The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. While the Fund’s sector exposure may vary over time, as of June 30, 2023, the Fund has significant exposure to the Consumer Discretionary Sector, Financials Sector, Health Care Sector, and Information Technology Sector, as each sector is defined by the Global Industry Classification Standard, a widely recognized industry classification methodology developed by MSCI, Inc. and Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.
On a day-to-day basis, the Fund may hold U.S. government securities or cash equivalents. The Fund also may enter into repurchase agreements with counterparties that are deemed to present acceptable credit risks. In an effort to ensure that the Fund is fully invested on a day-to-day basis, the Fund may conduct any necessary trading activity at or just prior to the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Fund is non-diversified and, therefore, may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a particular issuer in comparison to a diversified fund.
The Fund may invest a portion of its assets, and at times, a substantial portion of its assets, in other short-term fixed-income investment companies advised by the Advisor, or an affiliate of the Advisor, for various purposes, including for liquidity management purposes (e.g., to increase yield on liquid investments used to collateralize derivatives positions) or when such investment companies present a more cost-effective investment option than direct investments in the underlying securities. Investments in these investment companies will significantly increase the portfolio’s exposure to certain other asset categories, including: (i) a broad range of high yield, high risk debt securities rated below the top four long-term rating categories by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined by the Advisor to be of comparable quality (also known as “junk bonds”); (ii) securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies and instrumentalities; (iii) collateralized loan obligations (“CLOs”), other asset-backed securities (including mortgage-backed securities) and similarly structured debt investments; and (iv) other short-term fixed income securities. Such investments will expose the Fund to the risks of these asset categories and increases or decreases in the value of these investments may cause the Fund to deviate from its investment objective.
PRINCIPAL RISKS
The value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate and is subject to investment risks, which means investors could lose money, including all or part of their investments in the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any governmental agency. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. The Fund is subject to certain risks and the principal risks of investing in the Fund are summarized below in alphabetical order, and not in the order of importance of potential exposure.
Asset-Backed Securities Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities and structured finance investments. Investors in asset-backed securities, including residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities and other structured finance investments, generally receive payments that are part interest and part return of principal. These payments may vary based on the rate at which the underlying borrowers pay off their loans. Some asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities, may have structures that make their performance based on changes in interest rates and other factors difficult to predict, causing their prices to be volatile. In particular, during periods of falling interest rates, asset-backed securities are more likely to be called or prepaid, which can result in the Fund having to reinvest proceeds in other investments at a lower interest rate or less advantageous terms, which would adversely affect the Fund. These instruments are particularly subject to interest rate, credit and liquidity and valuation risks.
Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLO”) and Collateralized Debt Obligations (“CDO”) Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to CLOs. CLOs bear many of the same risks as other forms of asset-backed securities, including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. As they are backed primarily by commercial loans, CLOs also bear many of the same risks as investing in loans directly. However, in addition to the risks associated with investment in commercial loans, the complex structure and highly leveraged nature of a CLO poses additional risks. CLOs incur indebtedness by issuing classes or “tranches” that vary in risk and yield. CLOs may experience substantial losses attributable to loan defaults or trading losses. Such losses on the
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underlying assets are borne first by the holders of subordinate tranches, which may take the form of an equity interest. The Fund’s investments in CLOs may decrease in market value when the CLO’s assets experience loan defaults or credit impairment, losses that extend the most subordinate tranches, or market anticipation of loan defaults and investor aversion to CLO securities as a class.
CDOs are structured similarly to CLOs and bear many of the same risks as CLOs including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. CDOs are subject to additional risks because they are backed by pools of assets other than commercial loans, including securities (such as other asset-backed securities) and synthetic instruments or bonds, and may be highly leveraged. Like CLOs, losses incurred by a CDO are borne first by holders of the most subordinate tranches. Accordingly, the risks of CDOs depend largely on the type of underlying collateral and the tranche of CDOs in which the Fund invests. Moreover, CDOs that obtain their exposure through synthetic investments are exposed to risks associated with derivative instruments.
Compounding Risk—In addition to the correlation risks described under “Correlation Risk,” the Fund’s returns are subject to the effects of compounding, which generally will cause the Fund’s performance to not correlate to the performance of the benchmark over periods greater than a single day, before accounting for fees and fund expenses. Compounded returns are the result of reinvesting daily returns over periods greater than a single day. The Fund’s compounded returns for periods greater than a single day will be different than the performance of the benchmark over the same period. The effects of compounding on the performance of the Fund will be more pronounced when the underlying index experiences increased volatility and over longer holding periods.
Fund performance for periods greater than one day can be estimated given any set of assumptions for the following factors: (a) underlying index performance; (b) underlying index volatility; (c) financing rates associated with leverage; (d) other Fund expenses; (e) dividends or interest paid by companies in the underlying index; and (f) period of time. The table below illustrates the impact of two principal factors – volatility and index performance – on Fund performance. The table shows estimated Fund returns for a number of combinations of performance and volatility over a one-year period. Performance shown in the table assumes: (a) no dividends paid by the companies included in the underlying index; (b) no Fund expenses; and (c) a cost of leverage of zero percent. If Fund expenses, including the cost of leverage, were included, the Fund’s performance would be lower than shown.
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The unshaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return more than the inverse performance of the underlying index; conversely, the shaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return the same or less than the inverse performance of the underlying index.
Index Performance
Annualized Volatility
1x
-1x
10%
25%
50%
75%
100%
-60%
60%
148%
132%
96%
42%
-6%
-50%
50%
98%
87%
57%
14%
-28%
-40%
40%
65%
56%
30%
-5%
-38%
-30%
30%
42%
34%
13%
-18%
-47%
-20%
20%
24%
18%
-3%
-28%
-54%
-10%
10%
10%
4%
-13%
-36%
-59%
0%
0%
-1%
-6%
-22%
-43%
-64%
10%
-10%
-10%
-15%
-29%
-48%
-67%
20%
-20%
-17%
-22%
-35%
-53%
-69%
30%
-30%
-24%
-28%
-40%
-56%
-71%
40%
-40%
-29%
-33%
-44%
-60%
-73%
50%
-50%
-34%
-37%
-48%
-62%
-76%
60%
-60%
-38%
-41%
-51%
-65%
-78%
The underlying index’s annualized historical volatility rate for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 18.79%. The underlying index’s highest one-year volatility rate during the five-year period is 21.88%. The underlying index’s annualized performance for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 12.31%.
Historical underlying index volatility and performance are not indications of what the underlying index volatility and performance will be in the future. The table is intended to isolate the effects of the underlying index volatility and index performance on the return of the Fund, and underscore that the Fund is designed as a short-term trading vehicle for investors who intend to actively monitor and manage their portfolios.
Correlation Risk—A number of factors may affect the Fund’s ability to achieve a high degree of correlation with its benchmark, including instances in which the Fund does not hold or have exposure to each component security of the underlying index and the effect of compounding on the Fund’s returns, and there can be no guarantee that the Fund will achieve a high degree of correlation. Failure to achieve a high degree of correlation may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective. The Fund does not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns which are the inverse of the returns of the underlying index for periods other than a single day. The risk of the Fund not achieving its daily investment objective will be more acute when the underlying index has an extreme one-day movement approaching 50%. In addition, as a result of compounding, the Fund’s performance for periods greater than a single day is likely to be either greater than or less than the performance of the inverse of the underlying index, before accounting for Fund fees and expenses.
Counterparty Credit Risk—The Fund makes investments in financial instruments and OTC-traded derivatives involving counterparties to gain exposure to a particular group of securities, index, asset class or other reference asset without actually purchasing those securities or investments, to hedge a position, or for other investment purposes. Through these investments and related arrangements (e.g., prime brokerage or securities lending arrangements or derivatives transactions), the Fund is exposed to credit risks that the counterparty may be unwilling or unable to make timely payments or otherwise to meet its contractual obligations. If the counterparty becomes bankrupt or defaults on (or otherwise becomes unable or unwilling to perform) its payment or other obligations to the
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Fund, the Fund may not receive the full amount that it is entitled to receive or may experience delays in recovering the collateral or other assets held by, or on behalf of, the counterparty. If this occurs, the value of your shares in the Fund will decrease. Counterparty credit risk also includes the related risk of having potentially significant exposure to such counterparty.
Credit Risk—The Fund could lose money if the issuer or guarantor of a fixed income or other debt instrument or a counterparty to a derivatives transaction or other transaction is unable or unwilling, or perceived to be unable or unwilling, to pay interest or repay principal on time, defaults or otherwise fails to meet its obligations. Actual or perceived changes in economic, social, public health, financial or political conditions in general or that affect a particular type of instrument, issuer, guarantor or counterparty can reduce the ability of the party to meet its obligations, which can affect the credit quality, liquidity and/or value of an instrument. The value of an instrument also may decline for reasons that relate directly to the issuer, guarantor or counterparty, such as management performance, financial leverage and reduced demand for goods and services. The issuer, guarantor or counterparty could also suffer a rapid decline in credit rating, which would adversely affect the volatility of the value and liquidity of the instrument. Credit ratings may not be an accurate assessment of liquidity or credit risk.
Derivatives Risk—Derivatives and other instruments (collectively referred to in this paragraph as “derivatives”) pose risks in addition to and greater than those associated with investing directly in securities, currencies or other investments, including risks relating to leverage, market conditions and market risk, imperfect correlations with underlying investments or the Fund’s other portfolio holdings, high price volatility, lack of availability, counterparty credit, liquidity, valuation, operational and legal restrictions and risk. Their use is a highly specialized activity that involves investment techniques and risks different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions. The use of derivatives may result in leverage, which may cause the Fund to be more volatile and riskier than if it had not been leveraged. Changes in the value of a derivative also may create sudden margin delivery or settlement payment obligations for the Fund, which can materially affect the performance of the Fund, its liquidity, and other aspects of the Fund’s risk profile. The Fund’s use of derivatives to obtain short exposure may result in greater volatility of the Fund's net asset value ("NAV") per share. If the Advisor is incorrect about its expectations of market conditions, the use of derivatives also could result in a loss, which in some cases may be unlimited. Some of the derivatives in which the Fund invests may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. OTC derivatives are subject to heightened counterparty, credit, legal, liquidity and valuation risks.
Futures Contracts Risk—Futures contracts are exchange-traded contracts that call for the future delivery of an asset at a certain price and date, or cash settlement of the terms of the contract. Risks of futures contracts include imperfect correlation between the movements in the price of the instruments and the price of the underlying assets. In addition, there is a risk that the Fund may not be able to enter into a closing transaction because of an illiquid market. Exchanges can limit the number of futures positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Futures markets are highly volatile and the use of futures may increase the volatility of the Fund’s NAV. Futures also are subject to leverage and liquidity risks. The Fund may invest in standard futures contracts, e-mini futures contracts, and micro e-mini futures contracts depending on the investment exposure needs of the Fund. E-mini futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts are similar to standard futures contracts, except that they are electronically traded and e-mini futures contracts generally are one-fifth the size of standard futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts generally are one-tenth the size of e-mini futures contracts.
Options Risk—Options and options on futures contracts give the holder of the option the right, but not the obligation, to buy (or to sell) a position in a security or in a contract to the writer of the option, at a certain price. Options are subject to correlation risk because there may be an imperfect correlation between the options and the markets for underlying instruments that could cause a given transaction to fail to achieve its objectives. The successful use of options depends on the Advisor’s ability to predict correctly future price fluctuations and the degree of correlation between the markets for options and the underlying instruments. Exchanges can limit the number of options positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Options also are particularly subject to leverage risk and can be subject to liquidity risk.
Swap Agreements Risk—Swap agreements are contracts among the Fund and a counterparty to exchange the return of the pre-determined underlying investment (such as the rate of return of the underlying index). Swap agreements may be negotiated bilaterally and traded OTC between two parties or, for certain standardized swaps, must be exchange-traded through a futures commission merchant and/or cleared through a clearinghouse that serves as a central counterparty. Risks associated with the use of swap agreements are
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different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions, due in part to the fact they could be considered illiquid and many swaps trade on the OTC market. Swaps are particularly subject to counterparty credit, correlation, valuation, liquidity and leveraging risks. While exchange trading and central clearing are intended to reduce counterparty credit risk and increase liquidity, they do not make swap transactions risk-free. Additionally, applicable regulators have adopted rules imposing certain margin requirements, including minimums, on OTC swaps, which may result in the Fund and its counterparties posting higher margin amounts for OTC swaps, which could increase the cost of swap transactions to the Fund and impose added operational complexity.
Early Closing Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that unanticipated early closings of securities exchanges and other financial markets may result in the Fund’s inability to buy or sell securities or other financial instruments on that day and may cause the Fund to incur substantial trading losses.
Equity Securities Risk—Equity securities include common stocks and other equity and equity-related securities (and securities convertible into stocks). The prices of equity securities generally fluctuate more than those of fixed-income investments, may rise or fall rapidly or unpredictably, and may reflect real or perceived changes in the issuing company’s financial condition and changes in the overall market or economy. A decline in the value of equity securities held by the Fund will adversely affect the value of your investment in the Fund. Common stocks generally represent the riskiest investment in a company and dividend payments (if declared) to preferred stockholders generally rank junior to payments due to a company’s debtholders. The Fund may lose a substantial part, or even all, of its investment in a company’s stock.
High Yield and Unrated Securities Risk—High yield, below investment grade and unrated high risk debt securities (which also may be known as “junk bonds”) may present additional risks because these securities may be less liquid, and therefore more difficult to value accurately and sell at an advantageous price or time, and present more credit risk than investment grade bonds. The price of high yield securities tends to be subject to greater volatility due to issuer-specific factors, such as operating results and outlook and to real or perceived adverse economic and competitive industry conditions. This exposure may be obtained through investments in other investment companies. Based on its investment strategies, a significant portion of the Fund’s investments (directly or indirectly) can be comprised of high yield and unrated securities and thus particularly prone to the foregoing risks, which may result in losses to the Fund.
Industry Concentration Risk—The Fund may concentrate its investments in a limited number of issuers conducting business in the same industry or group of related industries. To the extent the Fund does so, the Fund is more vulnerable to adverse market, economic, regulatory, political or other developments affecting that industry or group of related industries than a fund that invests its assets more broadly.  The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's assets, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. 
Interest Rate Risk—Fixed income and other debt instruments are subject to the possibility that interest rates could change. Changes in interest rates may adversely affect the Fund’s investments in these instruments, such as the value or liquidity of, and income generated by, the investments. Interest rates may change as a result of a variety of factors, and the change may be sudden and significant, with unpredictable impacts on the financial markets and the Fund’s investments. Fixed income and other debt instruments with longer durations are more sensitive to changes in interest rates and, thus, subject to more volatility than similar instruments with shorter durations. Generally, when interest rates increase, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments decline and when interest rates decrease, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments rise. During periods of rising interest rates, as is the case currently, because changes in interest rates on adjustable rate securities may lag behind changes in market rates, the value of such securities may decline until their interest rates reset to market rates. During periods of declining interest rates, because the interest rates on adjustable rate securities generally reset downward, their market value is unlikely to rise to the same extent as the value of comparable fixed rate securities. During periods when interest rates are low or negative, the Fund’s yield and performance may be adversely affected. Changes in monetary policy may exacerbate the risks associated with changing interest rates.
Investment in Investment Vehicles Risk—Investing in other investment vehicles, including ETFs, closed-end funds, affiliated short-term fixed income funds and other mutual funds, subjects the Fund to those risks affecting the investment vehicle, including the possibility that the value of the underlying securities held by the investment vehicle could decrease or the portfolio becomes illiquid. Moreover, the Fund and its shareholders will incur its pro rata share
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of the underlying vehicles’ expenses, which will reduce the Fund’s performance. In addition, investments in an ETF or a listed closed-end fund are subject to, among other risks, the risk that the shares may trade at a discount or premium relative to the NAV of the shares and the listing exchange may halt trading of the shares.
Investment in Loans Risk—The Fund may invest in loans directly or indirectly through assignments or participations. Investments in loans, including loan syndicates and other direct lending opportunities, involve special types of risks, including credit risk, interest rate risk, counterparty risk, prepayment risk and extension risk. Loans may offer a fixed or floating interest rate. Loans are often below investment grade and may be unrated. The Fund’s investments in loans also can be difficult to value accurately and may be more susceptible to liquidity risk than fixed-income instruments of similar credit quality and/or maturity. The Fund also is subject to the risk that the value of any collateral for the loan may be insufficient or unavailable to cover the borrower’s obligations should the borrower fail to make payments, become insolvent, or otherwise default. Transactions in loans are often subject to long settlement periods and often require consent from borrowers and/or an agent acting for the lenders, thus potentially limiting the ability of the Fund to invest sale proceeds in other investments and to use proceeds to meet its current redemption obligations. The Fund thus is subject to the risk of selling other investments at disadvantageous times or prices or taking other actions necessary to raise cash to meet its redemption obligations. Participations in loans may subject the Fund to the credit risk of both the borrower and the seller of the participation and may make enforcement of loan covenants, if any, more difficult for the Fund as legal action may have to go through the seller of the participation (or an agent acting on its behalf). Covenants contained in loan documentation are intended to protect lenders and investors by imposing certain restrictions and other limitations on a borrower’s and the credit group’s operations or assets and by providing certain information and consent rights to lenders. In addition to operational covenants, loans and other debt obligations often contain financial covenants which require a borrower and the related credit group to satisfy certain financial tests at periodic intervals or to maintain compliance with certain financial metrics. The Fund is exposed to, including through investment in underlying funds, loans and other similar debt obligations that are sometimes referred to as “covenant-lite” loans or obligations, which generally are loans or other similar debt obligations that lack financial maintenance covenants or possess fewer or contingent financial maintenance covenants and other financial protections for lenders and investors. These "covenant-lite" loans or obligations typically are particularly subject to the risks associated with investments in loans as described above.
Large-Capitalization Securities Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that large-capitalization securities may outperform other segments of the equity market or the equity market as a whole. Larger, more established companies may be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges such as changes in technology and may not be able to attain the high growth rate of smaller companies, especially during extended periods of economic expansion.
Liquidity and Valuation Risk—It may be difficult for the Fund to purchase and sell particular investments within a reasonable time at a fair price, or the price at which it has been valued by the Advisor for purposes of the Fund’s NAV, causing the Fund to be less liquid and unable to realize what the Advisor believes should be the price of the investment. Valuation of portfolio investments may be difficult, such as during periods of market turmoil or reduced liquidity, and for investments that may, for example, trade infrequently or irregularly. In these and other circumstances, an investment may be valued using fair value methodologies, which are inherently subjective, reflect good faith judgments based on available information and may not accurately estimate the price at which the Fund could sell the investment at that time. These risks are heightened in a rising interest rate environment.
Market Risk—The value of, or income generated by, the investments held by the Fund may fluctuate rapidly and unpredictably. These fluctuations may be frequent and significant. In addition, the Fund may incur losses as a result of various market and economic factors, such as those affecting individual companies or issuers or particular industries. In addition, developments related to economic, political (including geopolitical), social, public health, market or other conditions may cause volatility in financial markets and reduced liquidity in equity, credit and/or debt markets, which could adversely impact the Fund and its investments and their value and performance. Under such conditions, the Fund (or an underlying fund) may experience significant redemption activity by shareholders and could be forced to sell portfolio securities or other assets at unfavorable prices in an effort to generate sufficient cash to pay redeeming shareholders. The Fund’s investments may perform poorly or underperform the general securities markets or other types of securities.
Non-Diversification Risk—The Fund is considered non-diversified and can invest a greater portion of its assets in securities of individual issuers than a diversified fund. As a result, changes in the market value of a single issuer's securities could cause greater fluctuations in the value of Fund shares than would occur in a diversified fund. The Fund may become diversified for periods of time solely as a result of changes in the composition of the underlying index (e.g., changes in the relative market capitalization or weights of one or more index component stocks).
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OTC Trading Risk—Certain of the derivatives in which the Fund may invest may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. While the OTC derivatives market is the primary trading venue for many derivatives, it is largely unregulated and provides for less transparency than a national securities or commodities exchange. As a result and similar to other privately negotiated contracts, the Fund is subject to counterparty credit risk with respect to such derivatives contracts.
Passive Investment Risk—The Fund is not actively managed and the Advisor does not attempt to take defensive positions in rising markets. Therefore, the Fund may be subject to greater losses in a rising market than a fund that is actively managed.
Portfolio Turnover Risk—Periodic rebalancing of the Fund's holdings  pursuant to its daily investment objective may lead to a greater number of portfolio transactions in the Fund than experienced by other mutual funds. Such frequent and active trading may lead to significantly higher transaction costs because of increased broker commissions associated with such transactions.
Prepayment and Extension Risk—Prepayment risk is the risk that the principal on mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities or any debt security with an embedded call option may be prepaid at any time, which could reduce the security’s yield and market value. In the case of prepayment risk, if the investment is converted, prepaid or redeemed before maturity, the portfolio manager may not be able to invest the proceeds in other investments providing as high a level of income, resulting in a reduced yield to the Fund. The rate of prepayments tends to increase as interest rates fall, which could cause the average maturity of the portfolio to shorten. Conversely, extension risk is the risk that an unexpected rise in interest rates will extend the life of a mortgage- or asset-backed security beyond the prepayment time. If the Fund’s investments are locked in at a lower interest rate for a longer period of time, the portfolio manager may be unable to capitalize on securities with higher interest rates or wider spreads.
Regulatory and Legal Risk—U.S. and non-U.S. governmental agencies and other regulators regularly implement additional regulations and legislators pass new laws that affect the investments held by the Fund, the strategies used by the Fund or the level of regulation or taxation applying to the Fund (such as regulations related to the use of derivatives and other transactions). These regulations and laws impact the investment strategies, performance, costs and operations of the Fund or taxation of shareholders.
Repurchase Agreement Risk—The Fund’s investment in repurchase agreements may be subject to market and credit risk with respect to the collateral securing the repurchase agreements. Investments in repurchase agreements also may be subject to the risk that the market value of the underlying obligations may decline prior to the expiration of the repurchase agreement term.
Sector Risk—To the extent the components of the Fund’s underlying index, and therefore, the Fund’s holdings, have significant exposure to one or more market sectors, the Fund may be especially sensitive to the developments affecting and risks of such market sectors. The sectors to which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund’s assets, may have significant exposure will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. As of June 30, 2023, the Fund is subject to the Sector Risks described below.
Consumer Discretionary Sector Risk. The Fund’s investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The manufacturing segment of the Consumer Discretionary Sector includes automotive, household durable goods, leisure equipment and textiles and apparel. The services segment includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing and services. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Consumer Discretionary Sector. The performance of companies operating in the Consumer Discretionary Sector has historically been closely tied to the performance of the overall economy, and also is affected by economic growth, consumer confidence, attitudes and spending. Changes in demographics and consumer tastes also can affect the demand for, and success of, consumer products and services in the marketplace. Moreover, the Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those businesses that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles.
Financials Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Financials Sector. The Financials Sector includes companies involved in banking, financial services (including commercial and residential mortgage finance), consumer finance, capital markets (including asset management and custody banks, investment banking and brokerage), Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and
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insurance. Certain Financials Sector issuers serve as counterparties with which the Fund may enter into derivatives agreements or other similar contractual arrangements. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Financials Sector, which may adversely affect a company's ability to fulfill its obligations as a financial counterparty. Companies operating in the Financials Sector are subject to extensive government regulation, which may limit the financial commitments they can make and the interest rates and fees they can charge. Profitability is largely dependent on the availability and cost of capital funds and may fluctuate significantly when interest rates change or due to increased competition.
Health Care Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Health Care Sector. The Health Care Sector includes health care providers and services, companies that manufacture and distribute health care equipment and supplies, and health care technology companies. It also includes companies involved in the research, development, production and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Health Care Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Health Care Sector are closely tied to government regulation and approval of their products and services, which can have a significant effect on the price and availability of those products and services.
Information Technology Sector Risk. The Fund's investments are exposed to issuers conducting business in the Information Technology Sector. The Information Technology Sector includes companies that offer software and information technology services, manufacturers and distributors of technology hardware and equipment such as communications equipment, cellular phones, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment and related instruments and semiconductors. The Fund is subject to the risk that the securities of such issuers will underperform the market as a whole due to legislative or regulatory changes, adverse market conditions and/or increased competition affecting the Information Technology Sector. The prices of the securities of companies operating in the Information Technology Sector are closely tied to market competition, increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, and problems with bringing products to market.
Shareholder Trading Risk—The Fund may be used as a tool for certain investors that employ trading strategies involving frequent trading. Such trading strategies may lead to increased portfolio turnover in the Fund, higher transaction costs, and the possibility of increased short-term capital gains (which will be taxable to shareholders as ordinary income when distributed to them) and/or long-term capital gains. Large movements of assets into and out of the Fund due to active or frequent trading also may adversely affect the Fund's ability to achieve its investment objective.
Short Sale and Short Exposure Risk—Short selling a security involves selling a borrowed security with the expectation that the value of that security will decline, so that the security may be purchased at a lower price when returning the borrowed security. A short exposure through a derivative exposes the Fund to counterparty credit and leverage risks. The loss on a short sale or other short exposure, which, in some cases, may be theoretically unlimited, may be greater than a direct investment in the security itself because the price of the borrowed security may rise, thereby increasing the price at which the security must be purchased. Government actions also may affect the Fund’s ability to engage in short selling.
Tracking Error Risk—The Advisor may not be able to cause the Fund’s performance to match that of the Fund’s benchmark, either on a daily or aggregate basis. Factors such as Fund expenses, imperfect correlation between the Fund’s investments and those of the underlying index, rounding of share prices, changes to the composition of the underlying index, regulatory policies, and high portfolio turnover rate all contribute to tracking error. Tracking error may cause the Fund’s performance to be less than you expect.
Trading Halt Risk—The Fund typically will hold futures contracts and short-term options. The major exchanges on which these contracts are traded, such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, have established limits on how much the trading price of a futures contract or option may decline over various time periods within a day, and may halt trading in a contract that exceeds such limits. If a trading halt occurs, the Fund may temporarily be unable to purchase or sell certain securities, futures contracts or options. Such a trading halt near the time the Fund prices its shares may limit the Fund’s ability to fully invest its assets, which could increase tracking error and adversely affect performance, and may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective.
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U.S. Government Securities Risk—U.S. government securities may or may not be backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. U.S. government securities are subject to the risks associated with fixed income and debt securities, particularly interest rate risk and credit risk.
PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
The following bar chart shows the performance of the Investor Class shares of the Fund from year to year. The variability of performance over time provides an indication of the risks of investing in the Fund. The following table shows the performance of the Investor Class shares and Class H shares of the Fund as an average over different periods of time in comparison to the performance of a broad-based market index. The figures in the bar chart and table assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The performance information below reflects applicable fee waivers and/or expense limitations in effect during the periods shown. Of course, this past performance (before and after taxes) does not necessarily indicate how the Fund will perform in the future.
Updated performance information is available on the Fund’s website at www.guggenheiminvestments.com or by calling 800.820.0888.
The performance information shown below for Investor Class shares is based on a calendar year.
During the periods shown in
the chart above:
Quarter Ended
Return
Year-to-Date
June 30, 2023
-11.65%
Highest Quarter
June 30, 2022
16.72%
Lowest Quarter
June 30, 2020
-19.17%
AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS(for periods ended December 31, 2022)
After-tax returns shown in the table below are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on an investor’s tax situation and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their Fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements, such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts. After-tax returns are shown for Investor Class shares only. After-tax returns for Class H shares will vary.
 
Inception
1 Year
5 Years
10 Years or,
if Shorter,
Since Inception
Investor Class
1/7/1994
Return Before Taxes
17.56%
-11.59%
-13.40%
Return After Taxes on Distributions
17.56%
-11.68%
-13.44%
Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund
Shares
10.40%
-8.29%
-8.34%
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Inception
1 Year
5 Years
10 Years or,
if Shorter,
Since Inception
Class H—Before Taxes
9/18/2014
17.32%
-11.81%
-11.80%
Index
S&P 500® Index (reflects no deduction for fees, expenses or
taxes)
-18.11%
9.42%
12.56%
INVESTMENT ADVISOR
Security Investors, LLC, which operates under the name Guggenheim Investments, serves as the investment adviser of the Fund.
PORTFOLIO MANAGERS
Michael P. Byrum, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Byrum has been associated with the Advisor since 1993.
Brendan Cain, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Cain has been associated with the Advisor since 2006.
Spencer Crane, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Crane has been associated with the Advisor since 2012.
Scott Miller, Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Miller has been associated with the Advisor since 2008.
PURCHASE AND SALE OF FUND SHARES
The minimum initial investment amounts and minimum account balance requirements for Investor Class and Class H accounts held through a third party (e.g., a brokerage account) are typically:
$1,000 for retirement accounts
$2,500 for all other accounts
Investor Class and Class H accounts opened through a financial intermediary (non-direct) will be subject to your financial intermediary’s minimum initial investment amount and account balance requirements, which may be different than the amounts above.
Investor Class and Class H accounts held directly at Guggenheim Investments (other than those that are managed by financial professionals) are subject to a minimum initial investment and account balance of $5,000 (including retirement accounts).
Direct accounts managed by financial professionals are not subject to minimum initial investment and minimum account balance requirements.
There are no minimum amounts for subsequent investments in the Fund except for subsequent investments made via Automated Clearing House (“ACH”).
The Fund reserves the right to modify its minimum account balance requirements at any time, with or without prior notice to you.
The Fund redeems its shares continuously and investors may sell their shares back to the Fund on any day that the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) is open for business (a “Business Day”). You will ordinarily submit your transaction order through your financial intermediary or other securities dealers through which you opened your shareholder account or through Guggenheim Investments directly. The Fund also offers you the option to send redemption orders to Guggenheim Investments by mail, fax or telephone.
TAX INFORMATION
Fund distributions are generally taxable as ordinary income or capital gains (or a combination of both), unless your investment is in an individual retirement account or other tax-advantaged retirement account. Investments through a tax-advantaged retirement account may be subject to taxation upon withdrawal.
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PAYMENTS TO BROKER-DEALERS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
If you purchase the Fund through a broker-dealer or other financial intermediary (such as a bank), the Fund and its related companies may pay the intermediary for the sale of Fund shares and related services. These payments may create a conflict of interest by influencing the broker-dealer or other intermediary and your sales person to recommend the Fund over another investment. Ask your sales person or visit your financial intermediary’s website for more information.
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Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUND
The Monthly Rebalance NASDAQ-100® 2x Strategy Fund (the “Fund”) is very different from most other mutual funds in that it seeks calendar month leveraged investment results. As a result, the Fund may be riskier than alternatives that do not use leverage because the performance of an investment in the Fund is magnified.
The effect of leverage on the Fund will generally cause the Fund’s performance to not match the performance of the Fund’s benchmark (as described below) over a period of time longer than a full calendar month. This means that the return of the Fund for a period longer than a full calendar month will be the result of each calendar month's compounded return over the period, which will very likely differ from twice the return of the Fund’s underlying index (as defined below) for that period. As a consequence, especially in periods of market volatility, the path or trend of the benchmark during the longer period may be at least as important to the Fund’s cumulative return for the longer period as the cumulative return of the benchmark for the relevant longer period. Further, the return for investors who invest for a period different than a full calendar month (whether for a period shorter than or longer than a full calendar month) will not be the product of the return of the Fund’s stated investment goal (i.e., 2x) and the cumulative performance of the benchmark for the full calendar month.
The Fund is not suitable for all investors. The Fund should be utilized only by investors who (a) understand the risks associated with the use of leverage, (b) understand the consequences of seeking monthly leveraged investment results, and (c) intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Investors who do not meet these criteria should not buy shares of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a complete investment program.
INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE
The Fund seeks to provide investment results that match, before fees and expenses, the performance of a specific benchmark on a calendar month basis. The Fund’s current benchmark is 200% of the performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (the “underlying index”). The Fund does not seek to achieve its investment objective over a period of time different than a full calendar month.
FEES AND EXPENSES OF THE FUND
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy, hold and sell Class H shares of the Fund. You may pay other fees, such as brokerage commissions and other fees to financial intermediaries, which are not reflected in the tables and examples below.
SHAREHOLDER FEES (fees paid directly from your investment)
N/A
ANNUAL FUND OPERATING EXPENSES
(expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
 
Class H
Management Fees
0.90
%
Distribution and/or Service (12b-1) Fees
0.25
%
Other Expenses1
0.62
%
Short Sales Dividend and Interest Expense
0.04%
Remaining Other Expenses
0.58%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses
0.02
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses2
1.79
%
Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement)3,4
-0.45
%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement)2
1.34
%
1
“Other Expenses” does not include fees paid to the Fund’s swap contract counterparties, or the management fees, performance fees, and expenses of the reference assets or trading vehicles underlying such swap contracts. These fees and expenses, which are not reflected in this Annual Fund Operating Expenses table, are embedded in the returns of the swap contracts (i.e., the fees and expenses reduce the investment returns of the swap contracts) and represent an indirect cost of investing in the Fund.
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2
The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses and Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver (and/or expense reimbursement) in this fee table may not correlate to the expense ratios in the Fund’s financial highlights and financial statements because the financial highlights and financial statements reflect only the operating expenses of the Fund and do not include Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, which are fees and expenses incurred indirectly by the Fund through its investments in certain underlying investment companies.
3
The Advisor has contractually agreed to reduce fees and/or reimburse expenses to the extent necessary to keep net operating expenses for Class H shares (including Rule 12b-1 fees (if any), but exclusive of brokerage costs, dividends on securities sold short, expenses of other investment companies in which the Fund invests, interest, taxes, litigation, indemnification, and extraordinary expenses (as determined under generally accepted accounting principles) (“Excluded Expenses”)) from exceeding 1.35% of the Fund’s Class H shares average daily net assets. The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver and/or Expense Reimbursement includes Excluded Expenses and, thus, from time to time may be higher than 1.35%. This Agreement may be terminated only with the approval of the Fund’s Board of Trustees. In any event, this undertaking will continue for at least twelve months from the date of this Prospectus. In addition, the Advisor also has contractually agreed, through August 1, 2024, to waive the amount of the Fund's management fee to the extent necessary to offset the proportionate share of any management fee paid by the Fund with respect to any Fund investment in an underlying fund for which the Advisor or any of its affiliates also serves as investment manager. The agreement may be terminated by the Advisor at the conclusion of any one-year term or by the Fund's Board of Trustees at any time, and when the Advisor ceases to serve as such.
4
The Advisor has contractually agreed, through August 1, 2024, to waive and/or reimburse the Fund’s expenses in an amount equal to an annual percentage rate of 0.05% of the Fund’s average daily net assets. The agreement shall automatically renew for one-year terms unless the Advisor provides written notice to the Fund of the termination of the agreement. The agreement may be terminated at any time by the Fund’s Board of Trustees and when the Advisor ceases to serve as such.
EXAMPLE
This Example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.The Example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. The Example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund’s operating expenses (including one year of capped expenses each period) remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
1 Year
3 Years
5 Years
10 Years
$136
$520
$928
$2,068
PORTFOLIO TURNOVER
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” its portfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in the Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses or the Example, affect the Fund’s performance. During the most recent fiscal year, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate was 1,054% of the average value of its portfolio. The Fund’s portfolio turnover rate is calculated without regard to cash instruments and most derivatives. If such instruments were included, the Fund’s portfolio turnover rate might be significantly higher.
PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
The Fund employs as its investment strategy a program of investing in the common stock of companies included in the underlying index or common stock with the same characteristics as those included in the Fund's benchmark and derivative instruments, which primarily consist of equity index swaps and swaps on exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), futures contracts, and options on securities, futures contracts, and stock indices. While the Fund may write (sell) and purchase swaps, it expects primarily to purchase swaps. Swap agreements and futures and options contracts, if used properly, may enable the Fund to meet its objective by increasing the Fund’s exposure to the securities included in the underlying index or providing exposure in the same proportion that those securities are represented in the Fund's benchmark. The Fund also may purchase options contracts designed to protect the value of the Fund's portfolio or particular instruments held by the Fund in the event of an extreme intra-month movement in the value of the underlying index. The Fund is not obligated to engage in such protective investment measures nor is there any guarantee that such measures will be successful in protecting the value of the Fund. Such protective measures also may adversely affect the Fund's ability to realize extreme gains in the value of the Fund's benchmark. The Fund’s use of derivatives and the leveraged investment exposure created by such use are expected to be significant. Certain of the Fund’s derivatives investments may be traded in the over-the-counter (“OTC”) market. The Fund also may invest in American Depositary Receipts (“ADRs”) to gain exposure to international companies included in the Fund's benchmark. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of companies in the underlying index and securities and financial instruments with economic characteristics that should perform similarly to the securities of companies in the Fund's benchmark.
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Investments in derivative instruments, such as futures, options and swap agreements, have the economic effect of creating financial leverage in the Fund’s portfolio because such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount the Fund has invested in those instruments. Financial leverage will magnify, sometimes significantly, the Fund’s exposure to any increase or decrease in prices associated with a particular reference asset resulting in increased volatility in the value of the Fund’s portfolio. The value of the Fund’s portfolio is likely to experience greater volatility over short-term periods. While such financial leverage has the potential to produce greater gains, it also may result in greater losses, which in some cases may cause the Fund to liquidate other portfolio investments at a loss to comply with limits on leverage imposed by the Investment Company Act of 1940, satisfy margin or collateral requirements, or meet redemption requests.
The NASDAQ-100 Index® is a modified capitalization-weighted index composed of 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market with capitalizations ranging from $12.6 billion to $3.1 trillion as of June 30, 2023. To the extent the Fund’s underlying index is concentrated in a particular industry the Fund will necessarily be concentrated in that industry. While the Fund’s sector exposure may vary over time, as of June 30, 2023, the Fund has significant exposure to the Communication Services Sector, Consumer Discretionary Sector, Consumer Staples Sector, Health Care Sector, and Information Technology Sector, as each sector is defined by the Global Industry Classification Standard, a widely recognized industry classification methodology developed by MSCI, Inc. and Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. Also, as of June 30, 2023, the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, are concentrated (i.e., more than 25% of its assets) in securities issued by companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry, Software Industry, and Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry, separate industries within the within the Information Technology Sector. The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time.
On a day-to-day basis, the Fund may hold U.S. government securities or cash equivalents. The Fund also may enter into repurchase agreements with counterparties that are deemed to present acceptable credit risks. Depending on the effect on the Fund's portfolio of the underlying index's movements during any calendar month it may be necessary for the Advisor to rebalance the Fund's portfolio on the last trading day of each calendar month. Generally, the Fund's portfolio would be rebalanced at the end of a given month to increase the portfolio's exposure in response to that calendar month's gains or to reduce the portfolio's exposure in response to that calendar month's losses. In an effort to ensure that the Fund is fully invested on a day-to-day basis, the Fund may conduct any necessary trading activity at or just prior to the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Fund is non-diversified and, therefore, may invest a greater percentage of its assets in a particular issuer in comparison to a diversified fund.
The Fund may invest a portion of its assets, and at times, a substantial portion of its assets, in other short-term fixed-income investment companies advised by the Advisor, or an affiliate of the Advisor, for various purposes, including for liquidity management purposes (e.g., to increase yield on liquid investments used to collateralize derivatives positions) or when such investment companies present a more cost-effective investment option than direct investments in the underlying securities. Investments in these investment companies will significantly increase the portfolio’s exposure to certain other asset categories, including: (i) a broad range of high yield, high risk debt securities rated below the top four long-term rating categories by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined by the Advisor to be of comparable quality (also known as “junk bonds”); (ii) securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies and instrumentalities; (iii) collateralized loan obligations (“CLOs”), other asset-backed securities (including mortgage-backed securities) and similarly structured debt investments; and (iv) other short-term fixed income securities. Such investments will expose the Fund to the risks of these asset categories and increases or decreases in the value of these investments may cause the Fund to deviate from its investment objective.
PRINCIPAL RISKS
The value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate and is subject to investment risks, which means investors could lose money, including all or part of their investments in the Fund. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any governmental agency. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. The Fund is subject to certain risks and the principal risks of investing in the Fund are summarized below in alphabetical order, and not in the order of importance of potential exposure.
Asset-Backed Securities Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities and structured finance investments. Investors in asset-backed securities, including residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities and other structured finance investments, generally receive payments that are part interest and part return
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of principal. These payments may vary based on the rate at which the underlying borrowers pay off their loans. Some asset-backed securities, including mortgage-backed securities, may have structures that make their performance based on changes in interest rates and other factors difficult to predict, causing their prices to be volatile. In particular, during periods of falling interest rates, asset-backed securities are more likely to be called or prepaid, which can result in the Fund having to reinvest proceeds in other investments at a lower interest rate or less advantageous terms, which would adversely affect the Fund. These instruments are particularly subject to interest rate, credit and liquidity and valuation risks.
Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLO”) and Collateralized Debt Obligations (“CDO”) Risk—Through its investments in other investment companies, the Fund may have exposure to CLOs. CLOs bear many of the same risks as other forms of asset-backed securities, including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. As they are backed primarily by commercial loans, CLOs also bear many of the same risks as investing in loans directly. However, in addition to the risks associated with investment in commercial loans, the complex structure and highly leveraged nature of a CLO poses additional risks. CLOs incur indebtedness by issuing classes or “tranches” that vary in risk and yield. CLOs may experience substantial losses attributable to loan defaults or trading losses. Such losses on the underlying assets are borne first by the holders of subordinate tranches, which may take the form of an equity interest. The Fund’s investments in CLOs may decrease in market value when the CLO’s assets experience loan defaults or credit impairment, losses that extend the most subordinate tranches, or market anticipation of loan defaults and investor aversion to CLO securities as a class.
CDOs are structured similarly to CLOs and bear many of the same risks as CLOs including interest rate risk, credit risk and default risk. CDOs are subject to additional risks because they are backed by pools of assets other than commercial loans, including securities (such as other asset-backed securities) and synthetic instruments or bonds, and may be highly leveraged. Like CLOs, losses incurred by a CDO are borne first by holders of the most subordinate tranches. Accordingly, the risks of CDOs depend largely on the type of underlying collateral and the tranche of CDOs in which the Fund invests. Moreover, CDOs that obtain their exposure through synthetic investments are exposed to risks associated with derivative instruments.
Compounding Risk—In addition to the correlation risks described under “Correlation Risk,” the Fund’s returns are subject to the effects of compounding, which generally will cause the Fund’s performance to not correlate to the performance of the benchmark over periods greater than a full calendar month, before accounting for fees and fund expenses. Compounded returns are the result of reinvesting monthly returns over periods greater than a single month. The Fund’s compounded returns for periods greater than a full calendar month will be different than the performance of the benchmark over the same period. The effects of compounding on the performance of the Fund will be more pronounced when the underlying index experiences increased volatility, the greater the leverage employed in the Fund, and over longer holding periods.
Compounding affects the performance of all investments over time, but has a more significant effect on a leveraged index fund because the magnified changes in performance produced by the use of leverage lead to greater increases and decreases in the fund’s monthly returns which are then compounded over time. The effects of compounding, therefore, have a more significant effect on the Fund because it seeks to match a multiple of the performance of the Fund’s underlying index on a monthly basis.
Fund performance for periods different than a full calendar month can be estimated given any set of assumptions for the following factors: (a) underlying index performance; (b) underlying index volatility; (c) financing rates associated with leverage; (d) other Fund expenses; (e) dividends or interest paid by companies in the underlying index; and (f) period of time. The table below illustrates the impact of two principal factors – volatility and index performance – on Fund performance. The table shows estimated Fund returns for a number of combinations of performance and volatility over a one-year period. Performance shown in the table assumes: (a) no dividends paid by the companies included in the underlying index; (b) no Fund expenses; and (c) a cost of leverage of zero percent. If Fund expenses, including the cost of leverage, were included, the Fund’s performance would be lower than shown.
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The unshaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return more than twice the performance of the underlying index; conversely, the shaded areas in the table below represent those scenarios where the Fund can be expected to return less than twice the performance of the underlying index.
Index Performance
Annualized Volatility
1x
2x
10%
25%
50%
75%
100%
-60%
-120%
-85%
-86%
-89%
-93%
-97%
-50%
-100%
-76%
-78%
-82%
-88%
-94%
-40%
-80%
-65%
-67%
-73%
-82%
-90%
-30%
-60%
-52%
-54%
-62%
-74%
-86%
-20%
-40%
-37%
-40%
-50%
-65%
-80%
-10%
-20%
-20%
-24%
-36%
-54%
-74%
0%
0%
-1%
-5%
-20%
-42%
-66%
10%
20%
20%
15%
-3%
-29%
-58%
20%
40%
42%
36%
16%
-14%
-48%
30%
60%
67%
60%
36%
1%
-37%
40%
80%
93%
85%
57%
19%
-28%
50%
100%
120%
111%
81%
36%
-15%
60%
120%
149%
140%
105%
56%
-2%
The underlying index’s annualized historical volatility rate for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 22.41%. The underlying index’s highest one-year volatility rate during the five-year period is 26.55%. The underlying index’s annualized performance for the five-year period ended June 30, 2023 is 17.66%.
Historical underlying index volatility and performance are not indications of what the underlying index volatility and performance will be in the future. The table is intended to isolate the effects of the underlying index volatility and index performance on the return of the Fund, and underscore that the Fund is designed as a short-term trading vehicle for investors who intend to actively monitor and manage their portfolios.
Correlation Risk—A number of factors may affect the Fund’s ability to achieve a high degree of correlation with its benchmark, including instances in which the Fund does not hold or have exposure to each component security of the underlying index and the effect of compounding on the Fund’s returns, and there can be no guarantee that the Fund will achieve a high degree of correlation. Failure to achieve a high degree of correlation may prevent the Fund from achieving its investment objective. The Fund does not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns which are a multiple of the returns of the underlying index for periods other than a full calendar month. The risk of the Fund not achieving its calendar monthly investment objective will be more acute when the underlying index has an extreme intra-month movement approaching 50%. In addition, as a result of compounding, the Fund’s performance for periods greater than a full calendar month is likely to be either greater than or less than the performance of the underlying index times the stated multiple in the Fund’s investment objective, before accounting for Fund fees and expenses.
Counterparty Credit Risk—The Fund makes investments in financial instruments and OTC-traded derivatives involving counterparties to gain exposure to a particular group of securities, index, asset class or other reference asset without actually purchasing those securities or investments, to hedge a position, or for other investment purposes. Through these investments and related arrangements (e.g., prime brokerage or securities lending arrangements or derivatives transactions), the Fund is exposed to credit risks that the counterparty may be unwilling or unable to make timely payments or otherwise to meet its contractual obligations. If the counterparty becomes bankrupt or defaults on (or otherwise becomes unable or unwilling to perform) its payment or other obligations to the
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Fund, the Fund may not receive the full amount that it is entitled to receive or may experience delays in recovering the collateral or other assets held by, or on behalf of, the counterparty. If this occurs, the value of your shares in the Fund will decrease. Counterparty credit risk also includes the related risk of having potentially significant exposure to such counterparty.
Credit Risk—The Fund could lose money if the issuer or guarantor of a fixed income or other debt instrument or a counterparty to a derivatives transaction or other transaction is unable or unwilling, or perceived to be unable or unwilling, to pay interest or repay principal on time, defaults or otherwise fails to meet its obligations. Actual or perceived changes in economic, social, public health, financial or political conditions in general or that affect a particular type of instrument, issuer, guarantor or counterparty can reduce the ability of the party to meet its obligations, which can affect the credit quality, liquidity and/or value of an instrument. The value of an instrument also may decline for reasons that relate directly to the issuer, guarantor or counterparty, such as management performance, financial leverage and reduced demand for goods and services. The issuer, guarantor or counterparty could also suffer a rapid decline in credit rating, which would adversely affect the volatility of the value and liquidity of the instrument. Credit ratings may not be an accurate assessment of liquidity or credit risk.
Depositary Receipt Risk—The Fund may hold the securities of non-U.S. companies in the form of depositary receipts. The underlying securities of the depositary receipts in the Fund’s portfolio are subject to fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates that may affect the value of the Fund’s portfolio. In addition, the value of the securities underlying the depositary receipts may change materially when the U.S. markets are not open for trading. Investments in the underlying foreign securities also involve political and economic risks distinct from those associated with investing in the securities of U.S. issuers.
Derivatives Risk—Derivatives and other instruments (collectively referred to in this paragraph as “derivatives”) pose risks in addition to and greater than those associated with investing directly in securities, currencies or other investments, including risks relating to leverage, market conditions and market risk, imperfect correlations with underlying investments or the Fund’s other portfolio holdings, high price volatility, lack of availability, counterparty credit, liquidity, valuation, operational and legal restrictions and risk. Their use is a highly specialized activity that involves investment techniques and risks different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions. The use of derivatives may result in leverage, which may cause the Fund to be more volatile and riskier than if it had not been leveraged. Changes in the value of a derivative also may create sudden margin delivery or settlement payment obligations for the Fund, which can materially affect the performance of the Fund, its liquidity, and other aspects of the Fund’s risk profile. The Fund’s use of derivatives to obtain short exposure, if any, may result in greater volatility of the Fund's net asset value ("NAV") per share. If the Advisor is incorrect about its expectations of market conditions, the use of derivatives also could result in a loss, which in some cases may be unlimited. Some of the derivatives in which the Fund invests may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. OTC derivatives are subject to heightened counterparty, credit, legal, liquidity and valuation risks.
Futures Contracts Risk—Futures contracts are exchange-traded contracts that call for the future delivery of an asset at a certain price and date, or cash settlement of the terms of the contract. Risks of futures contracts include imperfect correlation between the movements in the price of the instruments and the price of the underlying assets. In addition, there is a risk that the Fund may not be able to enter into a closing transaction because of an illiquid market. Exchanges can limit the number of futures positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Futures markets are highly volatile and the use of futures may increase the volatility of the Fund’s NAV. Futures also are subject to leverage and liquidity risks. The Fund may invest in standard futures contracts, e-mini futures contracts, and micro e-mini futures contracts depending on the investment exposure needs of the Fund. E-mini futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts are similar to standard futures contracts, except that they are electronically traded and e-mini futures contracts generally are one-fifth the size of standard futures contracts and micro e-mini futures contracts generally are one-tenth the size of e-mini futures contracts.
Options Risk—Options and options on futures contracts give the holder of the option the right, but not the obligation, to buy (or to sell) a position in a security or in a contract to the writer of the option, at a certain price. Options are subject to correlation risk because there may be an imperfect correlation between the options and the markets for underlying instruments that could cause a given transaction to fail to achieve its objectives. The successful use of options depends on the Advisor’s ability to predict correctly future price fluctuations and the degree of correlation between the markets for options and the underlying instruments. Exchanges can limit the number of options positions that can be held or controlled by the Fund or the Advisor, thus limiting the ability to implement the Fund’s strategies. Options also are particularly subject to leverage risk and can be subject to liquidity risk.
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Swap Agreements Risk—Swap agreements are contracts among the Fund and a counterparty to exchange the return of the pre-determined underlying investment (such as the rate of return of the underlying index). Swap agreements may be negotiated bilaterally and traded OTC between two parties or, for certain standardized swaps, must be exchange-traded through a futures commission merchant and/or cleared through a clearinghouse that serves as a central counterparty. Risks associated with the use of swap agreements are different from those associated with ordinary portfolio securities transactions, due in part to the fact they could be considered illiquid and many swaps trade on the OTC market. Swaps are particularly subject to counterparty credit, correlation, valuation, liquidity and leveraging risks. While exchange trading and central clearing are intended to reduce counterparty credit risk and increase liquidity, they do not make swap transactions risk-free. Additionally, applicable regulators have adopted rules imposing certain margin requirements, including minimums, on OTC swaps, which may result in the Fund and its counterparties posting higher margin amounts for OTC swaps, which could increase the cost of swap transactions to the Fund and impose added operational complexity.
Early Closing Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that unanticipated early closings of securities exchanges and other financial markets may result in the Fund’s inability to buy or sell securities or other financial instruments on that day and may cause the Fund to incur substantial trading losses.
Equity Securities Risk—Equity securities include common stocks and other equity and equity-related securities (and securities convertible into stocks). The prices of equity securities generally fluctuate more than those of fixed-income investments, may rise or fall rapidly or unpredictably, and may reflect real or perceived changes in the issuing company’s financial condition and changes in the overall market or economy. A decline in the value of equity securities held by the Fund will adversely affect the value of your investment in the Fund. Common stocks generally represent the riskiest investment in a company and dividend payments (if declared) to preferred stockholders generally rank junior to payments due to a company’s debtholders. The Fund may lose a substantial part, or even all, of its investment in a company’s stock.
Foreign Issuer Exposure Risk—The Fund may invest in securities of foreign companies directly or in financial instruments that are indirectly linked to the performance of foreign issuers, such as ADRs. The Fund’s exposure to foreign issuers and investments in foreign securities, if any, are subject to additional risks in comparison to U.S. securities and U.S. issuers, including currency fluctuations, adverse political (including geopolitical) and economic developments, unreliable or untimely information, less liquidity, limited legal recourse and higher transactional costs.
High Yield and Unrated Securities Risk—High yield, below investment grade and unrated high risk debt securities (which also may be known as “junk bonds”) may present additional risks because these securities may be less liquid, and therefore more difficult to value accurately and sell at an advantageous price or time, and present more credit risk than investment grade bonds. The price of high yield securities tends to be subject to greater volatility due to issuer-specific factors, such as operating results and outlook and to real or perceived adverse economic and competitive industry conditions. This exposure may be obtained through investments in other investment companies. Based on its investment strategies, a significant portion of the Fund’s investments (directly or indirectly) can be comprised of high yield and unrated securities and thus particularly prone to the foregoing risks, which may result in losses to the Fund.
Industry Concentration Risk—The Fund may concentrate its investments in a limited number of issuers conducting business in the same industry or group of related industries. To the extent the Fund does so, the Fund is more vulnerable to adverse market, economic, regulatory, political or other developments affecting that industry or group of related industries than a fund that invests its assets more broadly. As of June 30, 2023, the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's investments, are concentrated in securities issued by companies in the industries described below. The industries in which the underlying index components, and thus the Fund's assets, may be concentrated will vary as the composition of the underlying index changes over time. 
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry. As a result of the Fund's concentration in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry, the Fund is subject to the risks associated with that Industry. The Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry includes manufacturers of semiconductor equipment, semiconductors and related products, including equipment used in the solar power industry and manufacturers of solar modules and cells. Companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry rely heavily on technology. The prices of the securities of companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry may fluctuate widely due to competitive pressures, increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, heavy expenses incurred for research and development of
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products or services that prove unsuccessful, problems related to bringing products to market, and rapid obsolescence of products. Legislative or regulatory changes and increased government supervision also may affect companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry. The Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry is a separate industry within the Information Technology Sector.
Software Industry. As a result of the Fund's concentration in the Software Industry, the Fund is subject to the risks associated with that Industry. The Software Industry includes companies engaged in developing and producing software designed for specialized applications and systems and database management software and manufacturers of home entertainment and educational software used primarily in the home. The prices of the securities of issuers in the Software Industry may fluctuate widely due to competitive pressures, increased sensitivity to short product cycles and aggressive pricing, heavy expenses incurred for research and development of products or services that prove unsuccessful, challenges related to bringing products to market, and rapid obsolescence of products. In addition, many software companies rely on a combination of patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secret laws to establish and protect their proprietary rights in their products and technologies. There can be no assurance that the steps taken by software companies to protect their proprietary rights will be adequate to prevent misappropriation of their technology or that competitors will not independently develop technologies that are substantially equivalent or superior to such companies' technology. Legislative or regulatory changes and increased government supervision also may affect companies in the Software Industry. The Software Industry is a separate industry within the Information Technology Sector.
Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry. As a result of the Fund's concentration in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry, the Fund is subject to the risks associated with that Industry. The Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry includes companies engaged in the manufacture of cellular phones, personal computers, servers, electronic computer components and peripherals. The Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry also includes data storage components, motherboards, audio and video cards, monitors, keyboards, printers, and other peripherals. The prices of the securities of companies in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry may fluctuate widely due to competitive pressures, aggressive pricing, technological developments, changing domestic demand, and the ability to attract and retain skilled employees. In addition, the market for products produced by companies in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry is characterized by rapidly changing technology, rapid product obsolescence, and cyclical market patterns. Legislative or regulatory changes and increased government supervision also may affect companies in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry. The Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry is a separate industry within the Information Technology Sector.
Interest Rate Risk—Fixed income and other debt instruments are subject to the possibility that interest rates could change. Changes in interest rates may adversely affect the Fund’s investments in these instruments, such as the value or liquidity of, and income generated by, the investments. Interest rates may change as a result of a variety of factors, and the change may be sudden and significant, with unpredictable impacts on the financial markets and the Fund’s investments. Fixed income and other debt instruments with longer durations are more sensitive to changes in interest rates and, thus, subject to more volatility than similar instruments with shorter durations. Generally, when interest rates increase, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments decline and when interest rates decrease, the values of fixed income and other debt instruments rise. During periods of rising interest rates, as is the case currently, because changes in interest rates on adjustable rate securities may lag behind changes in market rates, the value of such securities may decline until their interest rates reset to market rates. During periods of declining interest rates, because the interest rates on adjustable rate securities generally reset downward, their market value is unlikely to rise to the same extent as the value of comparable fixed rate securities. During periods when interest rates are low or negative, the Fund’s yield and performance may be adversely affected. Changes in monetary policy may exacerbate the risks associated with changing interest rates.
Intra-Calendar Month Investment Risk—The Fund seeks calendar month leveraged investment results which should not be equated with seeking a leveraged goal for a period different than a calendar month. An investor who purchases shares on a day other than the last business day of a calendar month will likely have more, or less, than 200% leveraged investment exposure to the underlying index, depending upon the movement of the underlying index from the end of the prior calendar month until the point of purchase. If the underlying index moves in a direction favorable to the Fund, the investor will receive less than 200% exposure to the underlying index. Conversely, if the underlying index moves in a direction adverse to the Fund, the investor will receive greater than 200% exposure to the underlying index. Only on the last trading day of a calendar month, could an investor receive 200% exposure to the underlying index.
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Investment in Investment Vehicles Risk—Investing in other investment vehicles, including ETFs, closed-end funds, affiliated short-term fixed income funds and other mutual funds, subjects the Fund to those risks affecting the investment vehicle, including the possibility that the value of the underlying securities held by the investment vehicle could decrease or the portfolio becomes illiquid. Moreover, the Fund and its shareholders will incur its pro rata share of the underlying vehicles’ expenses, which will reduce the Fund’s performance. In addition, investments in an ETF or a listed closed-end fund are subject to, among other risks, the risk that the shares may trade at a discount or premium relative to the NAV of the shares and the listing exchange may halt trading of the shares.
Investment in Loans Risk—The Fund may invest in loans directly or indirectly through assignments or participations. Investments in loans, including loan syndicates and other direct lending opportunities, involve special types of risks, including credit risk, interest rate risk, counterparty risk, prepayment risk and extension risk. Loans may offer a fixed or floating interest rate. Loans are often below investment grade and may be unrated. The Fund’s investments in loans also can be difficult to value accurately and may be more susceptible to liquidity risk than fixed-income instruments of similar credit quality and/or maturity. The Fund also is subject to the risk that the value of any collateral for the loan may be insufficient or unavailable to cover the borrower’s obligations should the borrower fail to make payments, become insolvent, or otherwise default. Transactions in loans are often subject to long settlement periods and often require consent from borrowers and/or an agent acting for the lenders, thus potentially limiting the ability of the Fund to invest sale proceeds in other investments and to use proceeds to meet its current redemption obligations. The Fund thus is subject to the risk of selling other investments at disadvantageous times or prices or taking other actions necessary to raise cash to meet its redemption obligations. Participations in loans may subject the Fund to the credit risk of both the borrower and the seller of the participation and may make enforcement of loan covenants, if any, more difficult for the Fund as legal action may have to go through the seller of the participation (or an agent acting on its behalf). Covenants contained in loan documentation are intended to protect lenders and investors by imposing certain restrictions and other limitations on a borrower’s and the credit group’s operations or assets and by providing certain information and consent rights to lenders. In addition to operational covenants, loans and other debt obligations often contain financial covenants which require a borrower and the related credit group to satisfy certain financial tests at periodic intervals or to maintain compliance with certain financial metrics. The Fund is exposed to, including through investment in underlying funds, loans and other similar debt obligations that are sometimes referred to as “covenant-lite” loans or obligations, which generally are loans or other similar debt obligations that lack financial maintenance covenants or possess fewer or contingent financial maintenance covenants and other financial protections for lenders and investors. These "covenant-lite" loans or obligations typically are particularly subject to the risks associated with investments in loans as described above.
Large-Capitalization Securities Risk—The Fund is subject to the risk that large-capitalization securities may underperform other segments of the equity market or the equity market as a whole. Larger, more established companies may be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges such as changes in technology and may not be able to attain the high growth rate of smaller companies, especially during extended periods of economic expansion.
Leveraging Risk—The Fund achieves leveraged exposure to the underlying index through the use of derivative instruments. The more the Fund invests in leveraged instruments, the more this leverage will magnify any losses on those investments. The Fund’s investment in these instruments generally requires a small investment relative to the amount of investment exposure assumed. As a result, such investments may give rise to losses that exceed the amount invested in those instruments. Since the Fund’s investment strategy involves consistently applied leverage, the value of the Fund’s shares will tend to increase or decrease more than the value of any increase or decrease in the underlying index. Further, purchasing shares intra-calendar month may result in greater than 200% exposure to the performance of the underlying index if the underlying index declines between the end of the last calendar month and the time the investor purchased Fund shares. Leverage also will have the effect of magnifying tracking error.
Liquidity and Valuation Risk—It may be difficult for the Fund to purchase and sell particular investments within a reasonable time at a fair price, or the price at which it has been valued by the Advisor for purposes of the Fund’s NAV, causing the Fund to be less liquid and unable to realize what the Advisor believes should be the price of the investment. Valuation of portfolio investments may be difficult, such as during periods of market turmoil or reduced liquidity, and for investments that may, for example, trade infrequently or irregularly. In these and other circumstances, an investment may be valued using fair value methodologies, which are inherently subjective, reflect good faith judgments based on available information and may not accurately estimate the price at which the Fund could sell the investment at that time. These risks are heightened in a rising interest rate environment.
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Market Risk—The value of, or income generated by, the investments held by the Fund may fluctuate rapidly and unpredictably. These fluctuations may be frequent and significant. In addition, the Fund may incur losses as a result of various market and economic factors, such as those affecting individual companies or issuers or particular industries. In addition, developments related to economic, political (including geopolitical), social, public health, market or other conditions may cause volatility in financial markets and reduced liquidity in equity, credit and/or debt markets, which could adversely impact the Fund and its investments and their value and performance. Under such conditions, the Fund (or an underlying fund) may experience significant redemption activity by shareholders and could be forced to sell portfolio securities or other assets at unfavorable prices in an effort to generate sufficient cash to pay redeeming shareholders. The Fund’s investments may perform poorly or underperform the general securities markets or other types of securities.
Non-Diversification Risk—The Fund is considered non-diversified and can invest a greater portion of its assets in securities of individual issuers than a diversified fund. As a result, changes in the market value of a single issuer's securities could cause greater fluctuations in the value of Fund shares than would occur in a diversified fund. The Fund may become diversified for periods of time solely as a result of changes in the composition of the underlying index (e.g., changes in the relative market capitalization or weights of one or more index component stocks).
OTC Trading Risk—Certain of the derivatives in which the Fund may invest may be traded (and privately negotiated) in the OTC market. While the OTC derivatives market is the primary trading venue for many derivatives, it is largely unregulated and provides for less transparency than a national securities or commodities exchange. As a result and similar to other privately negotiated contracts, the Fund is subject to counterparty credit risk with respect to such derivatives contracts.
Passive Investment Risk—The Fund is not actively managed and, except in response to extreme intra-month movements in the Fund's underlying index, the Advisor does not attempt to take defensive positions in declining markets. Therefore, the Fund may be subject to greater losses in a declining market than a fund that is actively managed.
Portfolio Turnover Risk—The Fund’s strategy may frequently involve buying and selling portfolio securities, which may lead to increased costs to the Fund. Portfolio turnover risk may cause the Fund’s performance to be less than you expect.
Prepayment and Extension Risk—Prepayment risk is the risk that the principal on mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities or any debt security with an embedded call option may be prepaid at any time, which could reduce the security’s yield and market value. In the case of prepayment risk, if the investment is converted, prepaid or redeemed before maturity, the portfolio manager may not be able to invest the proceeds in other investments providing as high a level of income, resulting in a reduced yield to the Fund. The rate of prepayments tends to increase as interest rates fall, which could cause the average maturity of the portfolio to shorten. Conversely, extension risk is the risk that an unexpected rise in interest rates will extend the life of a mortgage- or asset-backed security beyond the prepayment time. If the Fund’s investments are locked in at a lower interest rate for a longer period of time, the portfolio manager may be unable to capitalize on securities with higher interest rates or wider spreads.
Regulatory and Legal Risk—U.S. and non-U.S. governmental agencies and other regulators regularly impleme