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How To Keep Foreign Currency Exposure From Hurting Your Returns From International Stocks

2017-02-26 17_04_34-Free stock photo of atlas, ball-shaped, businessWhile many financial firms recommend that U.S. investors have some exposure to foreign stocks, that entails exposure to the currencies of the countries in question, and the author of today’s article notes “that means in addition to the stock’s performance, your total return will include the performance of the foreign currency translated into U.S. dollars.” With a strong dollar, this has had the effect of hurting the returns of U.S. investors with foreign stock exposure. As such, the author recommends considering exchange-traded funds that hedge currency exposure, leaving investors with only the stock return. To read more, CLICK HERE.