ELEMENTS are exchange-traded notes designed to track the return of a specific underlying market measure. After their initial offering, ELEMENTS can be bought and sold through a broker or financial advisor on a U.S. securities exchange.
Access to New Markets and Strategies
Flexibility and Liquidity
No Principal Protection
Underlying Market Measure Risk
Concentrated Investment Risk
Restrictions on Repurchase by the Issuer
A Trading Market May Not Develop
ELEMENTS, index mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) all provide investors with exposure to the returns of various underlying market measures. However, ELEMENTS offer different features that may make them a more attractive investment vehicle to certain investors than index mutual funds and ETFs.
ELEMENTS are listed on a U.S. securities exchange and can be bought and sold under a designated ticker symbol during trading hours through a broker or financial advisor. ELEMENTS can be offered for repurchase by the issuer during some or all of the term of ELEMENTS, subject to certain requirements relating to a minimum number of units. A repurchase fee may apply. Please consult with a broker or financial advisor for more information.
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Securities Products: Are Not FDIC Insured
Are Not Bank Guaranteed
May Lose Value
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