Investment Banks and the Structure products

Structure products remains the hot selling cake in the open economies of the world, even the Euro looks grim, people loosing confidence  but certainly its  US and the other emerging economy eyeing at European Union and trying to build hope against hope. Investment banks continue to sell the structure products  them and customize as per the client needs. Continue reading “Investment Banks and the Structure products”

Structured Products Complexity & Greed

With the continuation of my last post  some book rules for investments  trying to reveal some of the structured products offered in the open economies of world amaze to see that more than 10 billions of structured products are sold every year :

  • Reverse convertibles : They are unsecured short-term notes that are linked to the price of an underlying stock (typically not the stock of the issuer). The security comes with a high coupon rate (from 7 to as much as 25 percent). At maturity, the investor will receive the interest payment plus either 100 percent of his original investment amount or a predetermined number of shares of the underlying stock.