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picking a company is less than half the battle if the currency is really headed the wrong way

Can't you borrow the currency? I've only bought a stock on a foreign exchange once (on the TSE), so I don't have much knowledge or experience in these matters, but it seems like the ideal would be to buy half of your foreign currency and borrow the other half, if that's feasible. I know IB lets you borrow currency, but not sure about other brokers. Just thinking out loud.

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