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How to buy iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN units

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What is iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN?

The iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN is an exchange traded fund listed on the BATS. Its last market close was US$11.25 – an increase of 0.54% over the previous week. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  2. Open an account. Provide your personal information and sign up.
  3. Fund your account. Deposit funds unto your account by linking your banking information or transfer funds from another trading account.
  4. Search for the stock name – VXX. Search for the stock by name or ticker symbol.
  5. Buy ETF units. Place your order. It's that simple.

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iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.25 from 2024-05-24

1 week (2024-05-20) -1.14%
1 month (2024-04-26) -16.23%
3 months (2024-02-28) -18.18%
6 months (2023-11-28) -35.01%
1 year (2023-05-26) -68.44%
2 years (2022-05-27) -49.91%
3 years (2021-05-28) 34.7
5 years (2019-05-28) 29.27

iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN ETF price (BATS: VXX)

Use our graph to track the performance of VXX over time.

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iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN's ETF's units have ranged in value from as little as $11.12 up to $35.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of volatility in relation to the market. The market (BATS average) beta is 1, while iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN ETF's is -48.47. This would suggest that the iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN has been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, the iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN has bucked the trend.

Disclaimer: The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisors, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

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