Leading Securities Litigation Consultants Analyze YES Losses

Financial Expert Analyzes Root of YES Investment Losses Zamansky, LLC has been an active participant in the investigations of UBS and other investment firms regarding their sales of the yield enhancement strategy (YES) investment strategy. Featured in news mediums such as The Wall Street Journal, Zamansky LLC represents investors as they file arbitration claims to …

Lawsuits Against UBS and Others for Yield Enhancement Strategy Losses Continue to Gain Momentum

News of YES Losses and Arbitration Increases in Financial Media Circuits It’s no secret that investors have been unhappy with their purchase of yield enhancement strategy (YES) and iron condor investment options. Though clients were promised a safe and stable financial investment by their broker, the results of these purchases were anything but financial gains. …

Zamansky, LLC Featured in Wall Street Journal for YES Lawsuit Representation

Zamansky, LLC: Protecting Clients with Yield Enhancement Strategy Losses Investors and those who follow financial news may have become aware of the increase in lawsuits forming against UBS, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and other brokerage and advisory firms. Backlash against these companies is escalating due to the sale of yield enhancement strategies (YES). Promised to …

Market Volatility May Be The New Normal

Note: This blog post was also posted in Seeking Alpha on 8/12/19.  The market is bouncing wildly, and that should make Mom and Pop investors pause and take note. The S&P 500 hit new highs in mid-July, reaching 3,000. Then on Monday, it had its worst day of the year, losing 3% to close trading …

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 the term “doublethink” to describe a reality that was completely distorted, where down was up, …

Breaking Down Yield Enhancement Strategies and How They Fail

Yield enhancement strategies (YES) are high-risk investments that can result in substantial losses. They are also highly-complex; and, as a result, they are only suitable for the most-sophisticated of investors. If you have lost money in a YES investment, here are some of the key terms you need to know: Yield Enhancement Strategy A “yield …

Expected Market Volatility During 2019 Could Spell Trouble for “Iron Condor” Investors

The “iron condor” is an extraordinarily complex investment product. A form of “yield enhancement strategy,” or “YES,” it involves making at least four separate options trades with the hope that none of the options will actually reach their strike price so that the investor can pocket a modest “option premium.” With an iron condor, the …

Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy (CYES) Offered by Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Other Firms

Zamansky LLC is investigating an options-based investment strategy utilized by various brokerage firms — including Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch — sometimes referred to as the Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy, or “CYES”. The CYES is a complicated and risky options strategy, managed by Harvest Volatility Management, LLC. The CYES utilizes “iron condor” options trades and …