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By: Blackwell Trust  05-Apr-2012

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Foreign Exchange-Linked Notes
A currency linked note that pays a return linked to a global foreign exchange (FX) market. Often, it is a short-term note that pays out a fixed minimum rate of interest determined by the movement in foreign exchange rates over the life of the note. On the maturity date, the note pays the initial principal amount plus return, if any.
Precious Metal-Linked Notes
The returns on this note is linked to the performance of a precious metal (e.g. price of gold or silver) over a specified period. On the maturity date, the note pays the initial principal amount plus return, if any. Returns will be calculated based on the percentage change in price in the underlying precious metal at maturity or an average over time.
Commodity-Linked Notes
This note pays a return on this note is linked to the performance of a commodities or basket of commodities over a specified period. Commodities could include crude oil, heating oil, gasoline, natural gas, lead, copper, or precious metals such as gold or silver. On the maturity date, the note pays the initial principal amount plus return, if any. Returns will be calculated based on the percentage change in price in the underlying commodities (or basket).
Dual Currency Notes
This note provides an interest rate on a short term note in one currency (base currency) in return for accepting possible repayments of the note principal in another currency (alternate currency). This product may be suitable if you desire yield enhancement and exposure to either of the two currencies.