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CNLSX Castlemaine Long/Short

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Fund CNLSX Castlemaine Long/Short CSLS Credit Suisse X-Links Long/Short Eq ETN VQT Barclays ETN+ S&P VEQTOR™  
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Annual Fees
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$159.96
(1.54% Exp. Ratio)
$46.74
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
$98.68
(0.95% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.87% annual return
$19,623.99 $27,304.26 $23,476.15
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$7,680.26 +$3,852.15
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN --
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -1.70%
3 YR 4.22%
5 YR 4.26%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -4.66%
3 YR -2.25%
5 YR 0.50%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by primarily investing in long and short positions in equity securities of both U.S. and foreign issuers (i.e., issuers that are economically tied to countries outside of the U.S.). The fund's securities investments include common stocks, other investment companies such as exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), and depositary receipts such as American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"). The fund will typically hedge its currency exposure through foreign currency forward contracts ("forwards").
The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the Credit Suisse Tremont Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Index. The index tracks the performance of non-hedge fund, transparent market measures.
The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the S&P 500 Dynamic VEQTOR Total Return Index. The index seeks to provide broad equity market exposure with an implied volatility hedge by dynamically allocating its notional investments among three components: equity, volatility and cash. The equity component of the Index is represented by the S&P 500 Total Return Index and the volatility component of the Index is represented by the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index.

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