The AAII Denver Chapter presents...

International Investing: Opportunities and Caveats

    Discussed by:

    Harold Kirschner, CFP
    Chair of the Investment Committee, Sharkey, Howes & Javer

The world economy has changed radically in the past decade-plus, with formerly “emerging” nations growing rapidly and some surpassing long-established GDP leaders. In this context, U.S. investors must understand the whole picture, and we should diversify our portfolios beyond our home borders. But information on non-U.S. economies and companies is not always easily acquired (or, sometimes, trusted). Should we buy individual stocks and bonds? Should we gain international exposure through American depositary receipts (ADRs)? Would mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) be better choices? How can we avoid pitfalls such as the current turmoil in Europe? Or does that problem offer bargain opportunties? What about emerging versus developed regions? Should we invest in currencies? How much do currency effects impact returns on stocks and indexes? Get insight into these and related points at this AAII event. And why not bring a friend or family member to introduce them to AAII’s eductational benefits?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
5:50 – 6:30 p.m.    Registration/Social
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.    Election of Officers
7:00 – 8:45 p.m.    Program
during presentation    Q&A
Dining Commons Bldg, Colorado Christian University
9150 West Cedar Ave
OTHER SIDE of same parking lot from usual Beckman Center (bldg A)
Lakewood, CO
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In Advance (registrations must be POSTMARKED by 2/21 to
qualify for $8 and $13 rate)
AAII Member & Member’s Family, $8/person; Nonmembers,
$13/person; Late, $15/person
At the Door
(space permitting)
Everyone, $15/person

  Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Full calendar at

Book Discussion Group—Ken Van Pala,

Monday Breakfast Group—Denize Zoros,
2nd Mondays, 7 AM

Trading & Technical Analysis Group—Warren Cramer,

Northern Trading & Technical Analysis Group—James Koerlin,

Boulder Group—

Colorado Springs Group—Doug Diederich,
4th Tuesdays, 7 PM
February 28—Joe Smith on “Options”
March 27—TBD
April 24—Don Cassidy on “Short Duration Options”
May 22—Joe Smith on “Advanced Options”
June 26—Doug Diederich on “Let’s Look at the Charts”
July 24—TBD
August 28—Jim Poole on “Long Range Economic Projections”

Estes Park Group—Mary Murphy,

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