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SCOTX CMG Long/Short A

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Fund SCOTX CMG Long/Short A VIXH First Trust CBOE® S&P 500 VIX®Tail H ETF TRSK Janus Velocity Tail Risk Hdgd Lg Cp ETF  
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100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
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$390.56
(3.76% Exp. Ratio)
$62.32
(0.60% Exp. Ratio)
$73.75
(0.71% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.87% annual return
$9,900.59 $26,096.60 $25,243.98
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$16,196.02 +$15,343.39
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN -10.20%
3 YR -14.24%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -5.99%
3 YR 3.37%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -2.29%
3 YR 2.15%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks to generate capital appreciation in rising and falling markets. The fund seeks to generate capital appreciation in rising and falling markets using a long/short strategy that invests primarily in exchange-traded funds, inverse exchange-traded funds and other mutual funds ("underlying funds"). The fund primarily invests in underlying funds that are representative of various U.S. large cap equity indices but may, from time to time, invest in underlying funds which invest in investment grade fixed income securities. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks results that correspond generally to an equity index called the CBOE(R) VIX(R) Tail Hedge Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in common stocks and call options included in the index. The index is composed of each of the equity securities comprising the S&P 500 and an out-of-the-money call option position on the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally, before fees and expenses, to the performance of its underlying index, the VelocityShares Tail Risk Hedged Large Cap Index. The fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in underlying index ETFs. The underlying index is an index comprised of three large capitalization equity ETFs and two volatility related ETFs (the "underlying index ETFs"). The fund is non-diversified.

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