Insured Investment Products: The Reality Behind the Hype

    by William Reichenstein

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    Earn stock market returns with minimal risk of loss!”

    “97% Protected Notes Linked to the Price of Gold.”

    These advertisements are for insured products, which are one type of structured investment products. Insured products promise the upside of a speculative asset, but attempt to limit the downside risk should the asset’s price fall.

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