If Wall Street in the '90s is remembered for anything besides the raging bull market, it could be for people like Fahnestock & Co.'s David Pullman demonstrating how some investors will buy just about anything.

Earlier this month Mr. Pullman, a senior vice president, packaged and sold $55 million in securities backed by anticipated royalties from future sales of David Bowie records.

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