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MacroShares ETF Lists 2 ETFs on NYSE Arca -- 2 ETFs to provide exposure to the Underlying Value (UV) of crude oil
NEW YORK , November 14 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading two MacroShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) on a listed basis after the group transferred from NYSE Alternext US (formerly, the American Stock Exchange). The underlying value of these securities tracks the spot price of West Texas Intermediate light, sweet crude oil (WTI).

MacroShares enable investors and hedgers the ability to hold an economic interest in either the upward or the downward movement of the reference index because every MacroShares offering is comprised of a pair of securities that trade separately: “Up” MacroShares and “Down” MacroShares.

"We are pleased to welcome the MacroShares Up and Down Oil Trust to NYSE Arca," said Lisa Dallmer, SVP, Global Exchange Traded Products and Indexes, NYSE Euronext. "MacroShares, the first issuer of Paired Trust Securities, is an innovator, and we look forward to listing more Paired Trust Securities developed by MacroShares that will give investors the opportunity to track important sectors of the economy."


Name and ticker symbol of the 2 MacroShares  ETF trading on NYSE Arca:


Name of ETF


MacroShares ETF

MacroShares $100 Oil Down


MacroShares ETF

MacroShares $100 Oil Up



Background on NYSE Arca-Listed ETFs and ETNs
Exchange traded products listed on NYSE Arca represent 61% of ETF and ETN assets under management in the U.S. , nearly $304 billion, the most of any exchange.  As the first fully electronic platform to utilize designated liquidity providers, NYSE Arca sets the national best bid and offer nearly 82% of the time, leading all U.S. exchanges.  NYSE Arca remains an established leader in the ETF and ETN marketplace offering investors some of the industry’s fastest and most innovative trading tools to access liquidity. Including today’s listings, NYSE Arca has 427 primary ETF listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 82 ETNs and 18 certificates and trades all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis.

About MacroShares
Macro Securities Depositor, LLC is a Delaware limited liability company and is acting as the depositor for the MacroShares Oil Up and Down trusts. A registration statement (including prospectus) has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in the registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at Alternatively, Macro Securities Depositor, LLC, any underwriter or dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request by calling toll-free (888) Macros1 extension 300 or 973-889-1973. You may also request a copy of the prospectus by accessing the MacroShares website at MacroMarkets LLC is the Administrative Agent and its subsidiary, Macro Financial, LLC, is the marketing agent for the MacroShares Trusts. Macro Financial is registered with the SEC as a broker-dealer and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the world’s leading, most liquid and diverse exchange group.  It offers a broad and growing array of financial products and services in cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions, all designed to meet the evolving needs of issuers, investors and financial institutions.  Spanning multiple asset classes and six countries, NYSE Euronext’s exchanges include the New York Stock Exchange, Liffe, Euronext and NYSE Arca.  With more than 6,500 listed issues, more than any other exchange group, trading on NYSE Euronext’s equity markets represents more than one-third of the world’s cash equities volume.  NYSE Euronext also manages the leading European derivatives exchange by value of trading.  NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.  For more information, please visit

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Contact: Christiaan Brakman
Phone: 212.656.2094