February 25, 2013 at 07:00 AM EST
Country vs. Basket: Which Currency ETF Strategy Is Right For You?
ETFs continue to open up the doors to international markets that were previously too difficult, or costly, to access for mainstream investors. Those looking for the most direct exposure to a foreign economy often choose to invest in the local currency rather than equity or bond funds, especially when looking for a risky but potentially high return in a slow global market. Not surprisingly, currency markets thus far in 2013 have been highly active as countries around the globe continue to pull together stimulus measures to prop up their lackluster economies. There are a number of ways to play this often misunderstood asset class, but keeping one eye on this corner of the market and reading the signs correctly can give great insight to anyone looking to invest internationally [see 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn]. Ways to Invest Overseas With any asset class, there are many different ways to [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust (FXSG) Rolls Out Definitive Short Dollar ETF Guide: Inverse USD ETFs ETF Insider: Keep An Eye On Bargain Buyers ETF Insider: Caution, Bumpy Trading Ahead ETF Insider: Be Wary Of Bargain Shopping
ETFs continue to open up the doors to international markets that were previously too difficult, or costly, to access for mainstream investors. Those looking for the most direct exposure to a foreign economy often choose to invest in the local currency rather than equity or bond funds, especially when looking for a risky but potentially high return in a slow global market. Not surprisingly, currency markets thus far in 2013 have been highly active as countries around the globe continue to pull together stimulus measures to prop up their lackluster economies. There are a number of ways to play this often misunderstood asset class, but keeping one eye on this corner of the market and reading the signs correctly can give great insight to anyone looking to invest internationally [see 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn]. Ways to Invest Overseas With any asset class, there are many different ways to [...]

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