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Subject:  Re: Buying Foreign Stocks with E*Trade Date:  2/1/2007  4:13 PM
Author:  TMFOtter Number:  56 of 196

No, that's pretty consistent. Actually, truth be told, that seems to be pretty good relative to other brokers. I don't think Ameritrade has the same option, for example. One thing you should do is make sure that you've done a price conversion on the underlying shares. If the OTC shares are trading at a premium (which they commonly do), that $45 is some of the cheapest money you'll ever spend.

Bill Mann
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