ProShares ETF will trade inverse to Treasuries

ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury trades on NYSE Arca

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BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProShares, the nation’s fourth most successful exchange traded fund (ETF) company, announced today the launch of ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury (NYSE: TTT). The ETF lists on NYSE Arca today.“We are pleased to add TTT to our lineup of ETFs for investors seeking to help hedge against or potentially benefit from declines in long-term Treasurys.”

TTT seeks to provide -3x the daily performance of the Barclays Capital 20+ Year U.S. Treasury Bond Index, before fees and expenses. TTT is the third ProShares ETF providing inverse exposure to long-term Treasurys. In addition to TTT, ProShares offers the popular -2x and -1x long-term Treasury ETFs, ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (NYSE: TBT) and ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury (NYSE: TBF).

“Interest in TBT and our other inverse Treasury ETFs has been strong, with many investors concerned about the potential for rising rates,” said Michael L. Sapir, Chairman and CEO of ProShare Advisors LLC, ProShares' investment advisor. “We are pleased to add TTT to our lineup of ETFs for investors seeking to help hedge against or potentially benefit from declines in long-term Treasurys.”

ProShares introduced the first inverse Treasury bond ETFs in April 2008. The firm has nearly $5 billion of assets in inverse ETFs on long-term Treasury bonds.

                         
ProShares      

Ticker

Symbol

      Benchmark      

Daily

Objective

New Inverse Long-Term Treasury ETF

ProShares UltraPro Short

20+ Year Treasury

      TTT      

Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year

Treasury Bond Index

      -3x
Existing Inverse Long-Term U.S. Treasury ETFs

ProShares UltraShort 20+

Year Treasury

      TBT      

Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year

Treasury Bond Index

      -2x

ProShares Short 20+ Year

Treasury

      TBF      

Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year

Treasury Bond Index

      -1x
                         
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