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Volatility-linked products are designed to track VIX futures rather than the spot price. Therefore, their losses are compounded when VIX futures are in a state of “contango” when longer-dated contracts are more expensive than the front-month contract. [VIX ETFs: An Imperfect Hedge]

VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN

For more information on the CBOE Volatility Index, visit our VIX category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.