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A Look at Back at Bank Scandals Since the Financial Crisis

Even before the LIBOR scandal hit, the financial industry's image was already badly tarnished by its leading role in causing the global financial crisis and recession. Here's a look at some of the low points for banking and bankers since the start of the financial crisis.

'Money Protecting' Investment Carries Hidden Risks

Structured securities products are bonds backed by stocks that allow investors to hedge their risks using options. In theory, this complex sounding setup can provide predictable returns and protection from volatile markets. There's only one catch: SSPs are often a bad idea for most investors.