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Reduce Equity Risk With Structured Notes

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Market Watch
An article by William Droms of the McDonough School of Business: For retirees who lived through the Tech Bubble and the Great Recession, reducing equity risk may be especially appealing. An investment in what are referred to as “structured notes” can be used quite effectively to complement a traditional portfolio by reducing equity risk exposure and potentially providing an enhanced return compared with a chosen benchmark such as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index or some other index or market sector.