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  iPath S&P Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN - NYSEARCA

10/1/2014, 6:30 PM ET
  • Dr. Kris | Send Message 14 Sep 2012

    Keeping it in perspective: How some things fared since Jan: Oil (OIL) -7.2%, Gold (GLD) +10.2%, S&P500 (SPY) +15.4%, Apple (AAPL) +68%.
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    • Perkins Cove | Send Message 18 Sep 2012
      : If you say so. I'm not an options guy. Hope you got a big chunk of money from your call last Fall on XIV.Triple? Cool! Cheers...
    • Dr. Kris | Send Message 18 Sep 2012
      : Yes. Did well on XIV.
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      The iPath® S&P GSCI® Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN is a sub-index of the S&P GSCI® Commodity Index. The S&P GSCI® Crude Oil Total Return Index reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures contract plus the Treasury Bill rate of interest that could be earned on funds committed to the trading of the underlying contracts.
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