US Wrap: Market focuses on domestic equities

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There is a focus on the domestic indexes emerging in the offerings this week, with the latest including several products that use the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 as an underlying. This trend comes as the dollar is strengthening and there is uncertainty about some of the emerging markets economies.

Following this theme, Bank of America has issued a principal-protected note on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. There have been less principal-protected notes issued over the past month or two, perhaps s