Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN company info

What does Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN do?
Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN (NASDAQ:USOI) is a financial instrument designed to offer investors exposure to the returns of an investment in crude oil through a covered call strategy. This exchange-traded note (ETN) aims to generate income and provide investors with a cash distribution stream based on the application of a covered call strategy to the holdings. The operations of Credit Suisse X-Links involve managing the assets underlying the ETN to reflect the performance of its crude oil investment strategy, minus the applicable fees. The objective is to give investors an innovative avenue for accessing the commodities market, specifically crude oil, with a potential for income alongside the capital appreciation or depreciation of the underlying assets. Through this covered call strategy, the ETN seeks to offer a balanced risk-reward profile to its investors.
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Is Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN employ?

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Employees
41,814

What sector is Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN?

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Head Office
Zurich, Switzerland

What year was Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN founded?

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Year Founded
2017
What does Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN specialise in?
/Crude Oil /Covered Call /Exchange-Traded Note /Investment Services /Financial Derivatives /Call Options

What are the products and/or services of Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN?

Overview of Credit Suisse X-Links Crude Oil Shares Covered Call ETN offerings
Exposure to Crude Oil Prices: USOI offers indirect exposure to crude oil prices by tracking a basket of securities linked to the underlying price of crude oil.
Covered Call Strategy: USOI implements a covered call strategy. This involves selling call options on underlying crude oil futures contracts while holding the futures contracts themselves.
Potential for Income Generation: Covered call strategies aim to generate regular income by selling call options. The income comes from the option premiums received, but it typically limits potential upside gains if crude oil prices rise significantly.
Limited Downside Protection: While the covered call strategy can generate income, it might also limit potential downside protection compared to directly holding crude oil futures contracts. If crude oil prices fall, the value of USOI could decline along with the underlying futures contracts, with potentially less protection offered by the sold call options.
Exchange Traded Feature: USOI trades on a stock exchange like any other stock, offering high liquidity for investors to easily buy and sell shares.
Tax Implications of ETNs: Unlike some traditional investments, ETNs themselves don't pay corporate income taxes. However, investors might be subject to capital gains taxes on any profits earned when selling USOI shares.