The following is a Special Information Supplement by our Featured Company sponsor Guinness Atkinson Funds. Excerpt from The Dawn of the Alternative Energy Age Report: Written by Guinness Atkinson Alternative Energy Fund Managers “In the 20th century, mankind’s massive material and financial progress were only made possible by the exploitation of oil. Oil was a main force in global geopolitics and the driving force behind unprecedented industrialization. Oil has been such a powerful lynch pin that it is hard to believe that its days of prominence may be waning. But as demand for oil steadily increases and reserves are consumed, oil is in the autumn of its life. In its place will increasingly emerge an array of alternative non-fossil-fuel energy technologies, both high tech and old tech. This is the dawn of the alternative energy age…” Click here to access the entire report (PDF) The information provided herein represents the opinion of Guinness Atkinson Alternative Energy Fund Managers and is not intended to be a forecast of future events, a guarantee of future results, nor investment advice. The Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses must be considered carefully before investing. Click here for a current prospectus. The Fund invests in foreign securities which will involve political, economic and currency risks, greater volatility and differences in accounting methods. The Fund is non-diversified meaning its assets may be concentrated in fewer individual holdings than diversified funds. Therefore, the Fund is more exposed to individual stock volatility than diversified funds. The Fund also invests in smaller companies, which will involve additional risks such as limited liquidity and greater volatility. Distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC, (07/08).