Name of ETN: iPath Pure Beta Livestock
Benchmark Index: Barclays Commodity Index Livestock Pure Beta TR
Ticker Symbol: LSTK
Underlying Commodity Exposure: This ETN is designed to move in the same direction as the price of livestock commodities (live cattle and lean hogs).
- The index this ETN is based upon is designed to reflect the potential returns (unleveraged) of livestock futures contracts.
- The index may use a number of different future contracts with varying expiration dates.
- Investors looking to invest in commodities without opening a futures account can use commodity ETFs/ETNs as an alternative investment vehicle. Investors should be aware that investing in ETNs is not the same as owning interests in the commodities futures contracts as there is no principal protection.