For total control over your foreign investments you can invest in American depositary receipts (ADRs), which are negotiable certificates issued by U.S. banks that represent a specified number of shares in a foreign stock. These securities are denominated in U.S. dollars and are traded on a U.S. exchange.
You can also invest directly in foreign stocks by accessing foreign exchanges. This is much more complicated than buying ADRs since it typically requires making transactions in foreign currencies.
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