BAML report on structured products explodes the myth of poor returns

BAML report on structured products explodes the myth of poor returns

Structured products live up to their promise

Structured products have produced astonishing returns during the financial crisis and rarely disappoint investors, according to a report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). Reviewing the performance of 40 structured products that have launched and matured in the past 10 years, the bank discovered that 37 made a positive return (usually in double-digits annually), two broke even and only one produced a return lower than the issue price.

"This track record... is the result of keeping

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