Great Chart Of How It Looks When An ETF Dies

Via our friend @sellputs, here’s a chart of the UltraShort Oil & Gas ProShares (DUG) ETF.

This particular ETF — on a daily basis — aims to move double the inverse of the Dow Jones US Oil & Gas Index. But like many ETFs it just rots and rots over time, so while it may be fine as an asset for a day trade, you’re sadly mistaken if you think it’s a passive investment.

But even as a trade, watch how the volume has shrunk over time.


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