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According To Bloomberg Data, The ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN Has Significantly Outperformed The Leading Natural Gas ETF, The United States Natural Gas Fund (Ticker: UNG).

ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN (Ticker: GASZ), linked to the ISE Natural Gas Futures Spread™ Index (the “Index”), reported a return of 19.62% for the six-month period ending on April 30, 2012.

According to Bloomberg data, the ETRACS Natural Gas Futures Contango ETN has significantly outperformed the leading natural gas ETF, the United States Natural Gas Fund (Ticker: UNG), year-to-date, during the six-month period ending on April 30, 2012 and since the first day that both products could be purchased on an exchange.

Ticker       YTD Total Return*       6-Month Total Return*       Total Return Since 6/16/2011*^
GASZ       13.42%       19.62%       23.20%
UNG       -35.25%       -54.07%       -63.08%

Source: Bloomberg, 4/30/2012* The intraday values for each security (On Bloomberg: GASZIV Equity <Go> and UNGIV Equity <Go>) were used to calculate the returns^ The first day that both products could be purchased on an exchange

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