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How do you feel about margin?

If you have a margin account & effectively borrow against your existing US holdings to buy Aussie or other non-US ADR's, you will be benefitting from any fall in the US dollar - you are effectively shorting the US dollart. The trick of course is coping with the margin & choosinng the shares to buy using it.

a couple more thoughts;
- there are things called WEBs available for Australia - they are a sort of index product which might give you diversified exposure to Australian stocks - but may not work well in combo with margin.
- if you're worried that the US dollare is high against the euro, etc, you might want to consider non-aussie investments
- there are sites on adr's like www.adr.com


this isn't intended as personal advice, but rather some ideas you might want to think about. the big drawback of course is that you'd be using margin


peter xyz
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