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VIIX VelocityShares VIX ST ETN

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Fund VIIX VelocityShares VIX ST ETN VIXM ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures  
100% 93%
Annual Fees
(0.89% Exp. Ratio)
(0.84% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.50% annual return
$28,656.62 $29,093.52
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$436.90
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN -66.91%
3 YR -47.40%
5 YR -60.24%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -28.34%
3 YR -20.98%
5 YR -33.75%
10 YR --
The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the return of the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures index. The index was designed to provide investors with exposure to one or more maturities of futures contracts on the VIX, which reflects implied volatility of the S&P 500 Index at various points along the volatility forward curve. The calculation of the VIX is based on prices of put and call options on the S&P 500 Index. The ETNs are linked to the daily return of the index and do not represent an investment in the VIX.
The investment seeks results that, both over a single day and over time, match (before fees and expenses) the performance of the S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures Index. The advisor intends to meet its investment objective by taking long or short positions in VIX futures contracts. It will also hold cash or cash equivalents such as U.S. Treasury securities or other high credit quality, short-term fixed-income or similar securities for direct investment or as collateral for Financial Instruments. The fund may invest up to 100% of its assets in any of these types of cash or cash equivalent securities.

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