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Retail Derivatives: Overpriced at a Broker Near You?

Original publication date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (All day)

We wrote this week about retail derivatives, one of several ways banks are still playing the risk game. So just how risky are these structured products for the average investor?

Old Banks, New Lending Tricks

Lenders haven't sworn off risky financial products. They've come up with a slew of new ones
Original publication date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (All day)

That didn't take long. The economy hasn't yet recovered from the implosion of risky investments that led to the worst recession in decades—and already some of the world's biggest banks are peddling a new generation of dicey products to corporations, consumers, and investors.

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