Credit Suisse's Velocityshares 3x Long Crude ETN and VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude ETN were delisted at the close of markets Thursday, but Citigroup plans to launch two exchange-traded notes for betting on oil prices on Friday. The Velocityshares ETNs gained popularity with young traders as a way to play the gyrations in the price of crude oil over the past year. While UWTI closed up 5.9% on Thursday, it was also down 38% for the year. The DWTI finished Thursday down 5.5%, and was down 75% year to date. The new Citigroup notes will go by the same names but be listed under the tickers "UWT" and "DWT" respectively.
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