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Wanted to share the international high yield ADR portfolio I came up with tonight. The rules were:

1.High yield.
2.Each ADR must be in a different industry.
3.Each ADR must be from a different country.

Here's the best I could do:

CHT Taiwan Telcom 6.08%
PKX Korea Steel 5.32%
NAB Australia Banking 5.59%
PTR China Oil 5.05%
LR France Building Products 5.23%
LYG UK Insurance 6.85%
DLT Israel Apparel 4.35%

The overall yield is 5.5%. Will this basket outperform a 1.5% yielding S&P 500? Dunno, but it might be worth risking 5% of your portfolio on. If you could invest directly in these markets, you could do a lot better...ADRs are limiting.

Will revisit this post in a year and see how things turn out.

Nick
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