Foreign Ordinaries

by Cara Scatizzi

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Investors strive to have a diversified portfolio, which for most investors should include some commitment to foreign securities. There are a number of ways to invest in foreign markets, the simplest being mutual funds or exchange-traded funds ETFs that invest in or track foreign markets. American depositary receipts ADRs are another option. [For more information about ADRs, see “Offbeat Offerings” in the August 2007 AAII Journal; available at]

Another avenue for investors to take part in international markets is to buy stocks directly from a particular country listed on a foreign exchang

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Cara Scatizzi is a former associate financial analyst at AAII.


Warren from Tennessee posted over 2 years ago:

I do my international trading through E-TRADE
I get a daily closing price for each stock I own
Currently I have 16 different stocks on the Canadian exchange and one on the HONG KONG Exchange.

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