The Americas

Americas Report: Back from the breech

The structured products market in the US has been through some lows in the past year. The shock sometimes was so great that the lifeblood of the market, the reverse convertible, was withdrawn completely. It was pointless flogging a product that required…

Gazprom seals US LNG deal

The world’s largest natural gas company Gazprom has sealed a deal with US-based Sempra Energy that will allow Russia’s energy giant to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to another US receipt terminal and further broaden its client base and its reach in…

Tapping grey power

Capturing the 'retiree dollar' is a potentially huge opportunity for structured products in the US, tailor-made as they are for the baby-boomer generation entering retirement. Addressing this market could be what tips structured products into the…

Special Report Americas

If structured products can really do what they say they can, then it is no surprise that anyone producing mutual funds is trying to strangle structured products so soon after birth