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Broaden Your Investing Horizons with Foreign Currency Trading and Emerging Markets

In trying to become a financially independent person, I’ve certainly realized that it requires having diversity in my investments. While I am always trying to keep my Eyes on the Dollar, maybe it’s time I also kept my eyes on the peso, yuan, real, or rupee. I think many investors stick with what is most familiar, the US stock exchange,  when we really need to be broadening our portfolio with international and emerging market stocks or currencies. Luckily, there are several options for those who want to add some international flavor to your investments. Foreign Currency Exchange Foreign currency exchange or Forex trading has become a popular topic in financial blogs. You can take a Forex trading course, then set up an account through a broker and buy or sell foreign currency, depending on whether you think that particular currency is going to rise or fall. Forex is experiencing huge growth in availability in many international markets, including India, Latin America, and the Middle East. Because this market exists in several time zones, it is pretty much accessible 24 hours a day for those who don’t like typical Wall Street hours.

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