DNOUnited States Short Oil
DNO Fund Description
The United States Short Oil provides -1x the daily return of futures contracts for light sweet crude oil delivered to Cushing, Oklahoma.
DNO ETF.com Insight
DNO is a front-month-based inverse product tracking the front-month futures contract on light sweet crude oil. As an inverse ETF, it’s not intended as a long-term investment, but to
“returns will reflect price appreciation and futures roll costs” be held only for its one-day exposure period. DNO’s strategy lies in shorting futures contracts, so returns will reflect price appreciation as well any return from “rolling” those futures contracts. Fund-closure risk remains low, but after almost four years, the fund has yet to garner $60M in assets, so investors should monitor this closely. DNO may be small, but its perfect block liquidity score means large investors should be able to get decent liquidity with the help of a market maker. DNO isn’t the cheapest fund in the space, but it’s well within the typical range. The fund’s spread may not be ideal, but can be managed through limit orders.
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DNO Index Data
Sweet Crude Oil
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