PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund 8-K 2010
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: March 2, 2010
POWERSHARES DB US DOLLAR INDEX TRUST
POWERSHARES DB US DOLLAR INDEX BULLISH FUND
POWERSHARES DB US DOLLAR INDEX BEARISH FUND
DB US DOLLAR INDEX MASTER TRUST
DB US DOLLAR INDEX BULLISH MASTER FUND
DB US DOLLAR INDEX BEARISH MASTER FUND
(Rule 140 Co-Registrants)
(Exact Name of each Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
001-33314, 001-33315, 001-33316, 001-33317, 001-33318, 001-33319
(Commission File Number(s))
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrants under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On March 2, 2010, DB Commodity Services LLC, in its capacity as the managing owner (the Managing Owner) of PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Trust, PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (the Bullish Fund) and PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund (the Bearish Fund) (each a Fund and collectively, the Funds), DB US Dollar Index Master Trust (the Master Trust), and DB US Dollar Index Bullish Master Fund and DB US Dollar Index Bearish Master Fund (collectively, the Master Funds), on behalf of the Bullish Fund and the Bearish Fund, respectively, has adopted the revised roll rules (the Revised Roll Rules) in connection with the Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index (USDX®) Futures Index Excess ReturnTM (the Long Index) and Deutsche Bank Short US Dollar Index (USDX®) Futures Index Excess ReturnTM (the Short Index) (the Long Index and the Short Index, collectively, the Indexes).
The Revised Roll Rules will become effective as of Saturday, March 6, 2010.
Under the original roll rules, the Indexes would roll all affected underlying DX Contracts on a single business day. The Revised Roll Rules provide that the roll of the affected underlying DX Contracts will occur over a period of three consecutive business days. The Managing Owner, on behalf of the Funds (and in turn, the Master Funds), has adopted the corresponding Indexes (which have incorporated the Revised Roll Rules effective as of Saturday, March 6, 2010) in order to allow for more efficient execution during the roll period.
Terms used herein and not otherwise defined have the meanings assigned to such terms as provided under the currently effective prospectus of the Funds dated January 4, 2010.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 2, 2010