Category: Zvi Bodie

Structured Products Are More Available, but Awfully Confusing

Wall Street Journal (subscription required) Zvi Bodie, School of Management High yield plus protection of principal can be a hard combination to find. Increased access to so-called structured products gives independent investment advisers another place to look… Expert quote: “These structured products, used appropriately, are fine. It’s just that, in general, ordinary people have a […]

Should you dump TIPS and buy stocks?

MarketWatch Zvi Bodie, School of Management For 16 years, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) have been an investment of choice for Americans saving for retirement… Expert quote: “I Bonds are insured not only against inflation but against deflation. The real rate adjusted for inflation can never go below zero.” View full article

Advisers Gain Access to Complex Structured Products

Wall Street Journal (subscription required) Zvi Bodie, School of Management Increased access to structured products is offering independent investment advisers new ways to generate yield and protect skittish clients… Expert quote: “These structured products, used appropriately, are fine. It’s just that, in general, ordinary people have a hard time understanding the risks that they’re exposed […]