Forbes: Guaranteed to Go Up
Guaranteed to Go Up
Forbes published an article examining structured products sold to retail investors around the world. It describes how a structured product works, the payoffs and risks, using an example of the principal protected note. It then explains how the principal protected note is equivalent to and can be replicated by a combination of traditional securities and derivatives.
A principal protected note returns at least the face value of the note at maturity. If the reference...