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ETRACS To Ring The Opening Bell Of The New York Stock Exchange

Stocks in this article: OFFONNUBS

UBS Investment Bank today announced that the ETRACS team, Dennis Gartman and Mark Fisher will ring the Opening Bell of the NYSE this morning to mark the recent successful launches of the ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk On ETN (Ticker: ONN) and the ETRACS Fisher-Gartman Risk Off ETN (Ticker: OFF). The November 30 th, 2011 launch of ONN established an all-time, opening-day trading volume record for a new ETN*, highlighting investors’ interest in this ETN.

“With correlation between asset classes and across geographic regions remaining high, and continued volatility a very real possibility, investors recognize the value in being able to execute comprehensive ‘risk on’ or ‘risk off’ trades quickly and cheaply through these ETNs,” said Christopher Yeagley, Managing Director and US Head of Equity Structured Products.

* Source: NYSE

About ETRACS Risk ETNs

ONN and OFF are linked to the daily long and daily inverse performances, respectively, of The Fisher-Gartman Risk Index. These ETNs provide investors with the ability to implement comprehensive “risk on” and “risk off” trades with the convenience of exchange-traded securities.

About ETRACS

For further information about ETRACS ETNs, go to http://www.etracs.com.

Exchange Traded Access Securities ETNs (“ETRACS ETNs”) are exchange-traded notes, an innovative class of investment products offering access to markets and strategies that may not be readily available to investors, and offer unique diversification opportunities in a number of different sectors. ETRACS ETNs may offer:

  • Access to asset classes with historically low correlations to more traditional asset classes
  • Convenience of an exchange-traded security
  • Transparent exposure to a published index

ETRACS ETNs are senior unsecured notes issued by UBS AG (“UBS”), are traded on NYSE Arca, and can be bought and sold through a broker or financial advisor. An investment in ETRACS ETNs is subject to a number of risks, including the risk of loss of some or all of the investor’s principal, and is subject to the creditworthiness of UBS. We urge you to read the more detailed explanation of risks described under “Risk Factors” in the prospectus supplement for the ETRACS ETN.

There are 41 ETRACS ETNs:

ETRACS ETN Name

 

Ticker

 

Master Limited Partnerships

Alerian MLP Infrastructure MLPI
2x Monthly Leveraged Long Alerian MLP Infrastructure MLPL
1x Monthly Short Alerian MLP Infrastructure TR* MLPS
Alerian Natural Gas MLP MLPG
Wells Fargo MLP Index MLPW
 

Business Development Companies

Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index BDCS
2x Monthly Leveraged Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index BDCL
 

Alpha Strategies

Long-Short S&P 500 VIX Futures XVIX
Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN GASZ
Oil Futures Contango ETN OILZ
 

Hybrid

S&P 500 Gold Hedged SPGH
Fisher-Gartman Risk On ETN ONN
Fisher-Gartman Risk Off ETN OFF
 

Commodities

CMCI TR UCI
CMCI Agriculture TR UAG
CMCI Energy TR UBN
CMCI Food TR FUD
CMCI Gold TR UBG
CMCI Industrial Metals TR UBM
CMCI Livestock TR UBC
CMCI Long Platinum ER* PTM
CMCI Short Platinum ER PTD
CMCI Silver TR USV
DJ-UBS Commodity Index TR DJCI
 

Equities

Next Generation Internet ETN EIPO
Monthly 2xLeveraged Next Generation Internet ETN EIPL
Long ISE Solid State Drive Index SSDD
2xLeveraged Long ISE Solid State Drive Index SSDL
Monthly 2xLeveraged ISE Cloud Computing TR LSKY
 

Volatility

Long-Short S&P 500 VIX Futures XVIX
Long 1-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXAA
Long 2-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXBB
Long 3-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXCC
Long 4-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXDD
Long 5-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXEE
Long 6-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures VXFF
Short 1-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures AAVX
Short 2-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures BBVX
Short 3-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures CCVX
Short 4-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures DDVX
Short 5-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures EEVX
Short 6-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures FFVX

*TR=Total Return and ER=Excess Return

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