The investment seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expense, of the Barclays Capital US 3-5 Year Treasury Bond™ Index.
The index is a market capitalization weighted index. The index includes treasury bonds issued by the USA with a time to maturity of at least 3 years, but no more than 5 years. As of 31 October 2011 the Index consisted of 45 bonds that are available to investors worldwide. The bonds are screened by maturity, size and bond type.