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I'm in the U.S. What are vehicles to invest in international stocks?

I'm interested in investing in companies that are trading in Thailand, Malaysia, Norway. I am in U.S. and have a Scottrade account. I know that some of the companies don't trade on U.S. stock ...
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Where can I buy stocks if I only want to invest a little bit at a time, and not really be involved in trading?

(I'm like the guy asking that question "Shares; are they really only for the rich/investors?":) I would like to invest £50 (or $50) here and there from time to time. (I choose the companies I like.) ...
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Where are my US/UK equities stored?

I'm currently a resident of an EU country. I have a brokerage account open with my local bank, allowing me to buy international stocks directly on the NASDAQ/NYSE/LSE and other int'l exchanges. Am I ...
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As someone living in Portugal, how would I buy a stock listed on a Japanese exchange?

I want to support a gaming company (Square Enix) by buying their stock. From what I've seen, my bank only uses major European and international stock exchanges, and from my searches, Square Enix ...
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Can everyday people profit from unexpected world events?

How does somebody like Carl Icahn start trading in the middle of the night? I thought NYSE would be closed! Or is he trading in other exchanges? Icahn Left Trump Victory Party to Bet $1 Billion on ...
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Should I expect equal returns from any nation's stock market index?

Suppose I pick an index of the American stock market -- the S&P 500, and an index of the Japanese market -- the Nikkei 225. Suppose for a moment that I expect the amount of risk in each index to ...
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Why people still look for “naked” short-sellng stocks instead of short selling CFDs

I have been doing some research about equity trading and the stock market in general, and I have a doubt. I see that a lot of people is looking for short-selling stocks, but that is not so easy ...
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Can a Syrian citizen living outside the US invest in US market?

My sister lives in Damascus Syria. She wants to put her savings (in US dollars) in an ETF or mutual fund like VTSAX. So here are the questions: Is there a brokerage firm that caters to people ...
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Do USD-denominated ETFs offer the same protection than EUR-denominated ETFs against a weakening USD->EUR exchange rate?

Do USD-denominated ETFs offer the same/similar protection than EUR-denominated ETFs against a weakening USD->EUR exchange rate? Assume that these ETFs solely contains European holdings (e.g., firms ...
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Direct Registration System vs Brokerage Firm

A year ago I bought 10 X stocks. Time flew by and I checked my stock account and I had received a whopping 10 EUR in dividends. Sadly it all was eaten by account management costs, which is about 24 ...
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What fees and other costs are associated with Moneybookers withdrawals‎ in China?

What fees and other costs are associated with Moneybookers withdrawals‎ in China?
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Are there good ways for an Indian company to wire money to an individual in Mainland China?

Are there good ways for an Indian company to wire money to an individual in Mainland China?
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Which stock of Gazprom to buy while investing from France?

I would like to buy shares of Gazprom. I live in France My broker is Degiro From the search I see two options Gazprom ADR SP./2 RL 5L 5 in Euro Gazprom Neft in LSE in USD OGZD in LSE and USD Which ...
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Paying Tax on Stocks Trading

I'm not American Citizen and I don't live in the USA and I want to open an account on TD Ameritrade to trade on Stocks, my question is that, do I have to pay Tax in the USA for the stock trading with ...
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Emerging markets index fund (VDMIX) for an inexperienced investor

I am a novice investor, 28 years old. I am interested in learning more, and also taking some financial risk with a small percentage of my discretionary income. I already have a "solid", medium-risk ...
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Buying stock/ETF and nationality?

I recently tried to setup a Finanzen.net account to start playing with a trading app here in Germany, however only a specific list of nationalities are allowed to do this. Is there a way to buy stock/...
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Will foreigners using a US broker to buy non-US stocks be subjected to 30% withholding tax on dividends?

Currently, foreigners are subjected to 30% withholding tax on dividends when they buy US stocks through a US broker. Will they also be subjected to the same tax if they buy international stocks (say, ...
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Trading US stocks from India with SSN

I had come to US for my masters and have an SSN. I would be returning back to India. Can I trade US stocks from India using my US stock brokerage(TD Ameritrade) ? When I pay taxes to IRS can I take ...
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What should I consider when factoring fluctuating exchange rates into risk/return of overseas stock trading?

I live in Australia, and I'm utterly a novice investor, but after ending up with some shares in CYBG after NAB divested itself of its UK business I started thinking/learning about overseas investments....
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How to trade at Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) [closed]

I am completely new to trading and would like to start trading at the ASE with an international online broker preferably. I am really struggling to find a brokerage with a free platform since the ASE ...
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How do I short a currency?

I believe a certain country's currency will fall sharply (compared to the USD) in the next couple of years. Is it possible for me to profit off of this situation? If so, how?
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What accounted for DXJR's huge drop in stock price?

On December 27, 2016 the Japan ETF DXJR (WisdomTree Japan Hedged Real Estate Fund) closing price was $26.49. The very next day it opened at $14.05! The 28th was also the same day of dividends of $12....
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How can I find out how much a currency is traded? [closed]

I am interested to find out which currencies are the highest traded. For instance, if someone travels from the UK to the US (as a tourist) and converts pounds to dollars, or a company that deals with ...
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How do I avoid paying income taxes on the sale of my business abroad?

I'm a US resident (not citizen) with a successful website abroad (where I am citizen, but no resident) selling services. The earnings are collected by a befriended company in that country abroad. Once ...
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Tax implications of holding EWU (or other such UK ETFs) as a US citizen?

What with the Brexit completely murdering UK stocks right now, and having taken to heart the motto "buy when there's blood in the streets", I was thinking of investing some money in the UK, via ETF. ...
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How do I choose between a sponsored or unsponsored ADR?

I understand the difference between the two, but in which cases would I choose sponsored over unsponsored, and vice versa? I guess a pros/cons analysis is what I'm looking for here. For example, ...
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Portugal's stock market vs France's stock market [closed]

I am 23 years old and I'm just diving in to the world of investing in stocks and funds. I wonder if it would be worthwhile to invest in French stocks. My father has invested for about 15 years and ...
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How do I buy and sell money as an investment online?

In the foreign exchange and money markets what are the commonest ways to trade in currency online? I'm based in the UK.
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Order book trading / low volume [closed]

In a stock exchange where there is low volume overall , can a trading strategy based on the order book be effective ? Given that you have all the executions and the best five bids and asks. Any ...