Raymond James serves up structured products à la carte

Likely outcomes of structured products more important than headline terms

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Tom Layton, Raymond James

With a network of 6,200 financial advisers, Raymond James helps move billions of dollars of structured products every year from trading desks in Manhattan into the portfolios of investors across America. Last year, the firm played a role that was somewhat unusual for it. In addition to its vast distribution capabilities, the broker-dealer employs more than 80 equity research analysts who pick the firm's current favourites and best-buy lists. Raymond James created a dynamic index from these pi