December 16, 2014 Comments (0) Blog, Securities Fraud

Recovery of Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra Energy Excess Return Losses

(Last Updated On: July 17, 2015)

Have you suffered losses investing in the Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra SM Energy Excess Return?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.

Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra SM Energy Excess Return (the “notes”) are Merrill Lynch’s senior unsecured debt securities. The notes are intended to provide a leveraged return, subject to a cap, if the Ending Value of the Market Measure, which is the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra SM Energy Excess Return (the “Index”), is greater than its Starting Value. If the Ending Value is less than the Starting Value, you will lose all or a portion of the principal amount of your notes.

As of this writing, the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra SM Energy – Excess Return is down 65.38% over the last year, making it unlikely that investors will see a “leveraged return” in the accelerated return notes.

Structured products, like Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra SM Energy Excess Return, are extremely complex and risky.  They are only suitable for wealthy, sophisticated retail investors or institutional investors.

Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.  Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim.

If you suffered losses investing in Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Merrill Lynch Commodity index eXtra Energy Excess Return and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at 312/238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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