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Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES) Loss Recovery

Several large brokerage houses have been offering their clients option-based trading strategies referred to as a Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES).  These firms include UBS Financial Services, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Morgan Stanley.   According to marketing materials, the YES strategy … Continue reading

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Securities Attorney Jake Zamansky Gets Mentioned in Wealth Management Regarding Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES)

The yield enhancement strategy (YES) is often pitched as a “safe” or “low-risk” option for investors who are interested in maintaining consistent returns. However, reality has recently shown that the investment products bought and sold under YES are extremely complex … Continue reading

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Wall Street’s Worst ‘Doublespeak’—The Yield Enhancement Strategy

Wall Street is notorious for saying one thing to investors and meaning something else. It’s called “doublespeak,” language that deliberately obscures, disguises or distorts the meaning of words. The term was coined after the great British writer George Orwell used … Continue reading

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Investor Alert! Beware of Losses from the UBS Yield Enhancement Strategy

Investors in supposed “Yield Enhancement” strategies are learning that the purported safe investment program has significant risk. The Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES) that UBS Financial Services, Inc. (UBS) and other brokerage firms used was marketed as a “safe and efficient” … Continue reading

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How Did the Supposedly “Low Risk” UBS Yield Enhancement Strategy Go So Wrong?

Imagine being able to limit your losses and predict your profits. Sounds too good to be true, right? UBS investors were told that the firm’s Yield Enhancement Strategy, or YES, was a sure thing. UBS pitched the YES strategy to … Continue reading

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