BarCap ETN offers access to volatility

Vying for volatility

This is dynamic product combining long and short volatility positions and is essentially a tracker on a portfolio consisting of a long position (70%) on the S&P 500 Vix Mid-Term Futures Index and a short position (30%) on the S&P 500 Vix Short-Term Futures Index.

The S&P 500 Vix Futures Index Series is a suite of investable indexes that offer directional exposure to volatility through publicly traded futures markets. The index series models returns from a long Vix futures position that is rolled

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