iPath U.S. Treasury Steepener ETN (STPP) - NASDAQ
STPP Description
"The iPath® US Treasury Steepener Exchange Traded Note is linked to the performance of the Barclays Capital US Treasury 2Y/10Y Yield Curve Index™. The index employs a strategy that seeks to capture returns that are potentially available from a ""steepening"" or ""flattening"", as applicable, of the U.S. Treasury yield curve through a notional rolling investment in U.S. Treasury note futures contracts. The level of the index is designed to increase in response to a ""steepening"" of the yield curve and to decrease in response to a ""flattening"" of the yield curve. To accomplish this objective, the performance of the index tracks the returns of a notional investment in a weighted ""long"" position in relation to 2-year Treasury futures contracts and a weighted ""short"" position in relation to 10-year Treasury futures contracts, as traded on the Chicago Board of Trade. The iPath® US Treasury Steepener ETN employs an index multiplier that provides the investor at maturity or upon redemption a participation rate of $0.10 gain or loss per each 1.00 point increase or decrease, respectively, in the level of the index. For purposes of calculating the closing indicative note value on a given day, the index multiplier is multiplied by the daily index performance, which is added to the daily interest that accrued from a notional investment of the value of the ETN at the 28-day U.S. Treasury Bill rate, from which all applicable costs and fees are deducted. "
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