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Global Investing

In today's markets, investment opportunities abound worldwide, yet many investors fail to look beyond their own borders. How familiar are you with investing in foreign markets ?

    1. The U.S. ranked #1 in performance (average annual total returns) in the 10 years ending December 29,1995.

       True  

       False

    2. The U.S., Japan, and Germany have the three largest economies in the world today.

       True  

       False

    3. One of the most significant opportunities for investors is the spread of capitalism to nations emerging from communism and third-world status.

       True  

       False

    4. Portfolios with a combination of domestic and international investments have historically outperformed those invested in U.S. securities alone.

       True  

       False

    5. The U.S. has the fastest growing economy in the western hemisphere.

       True  

       False

    6. Diversification among domestic and international investments makes your portfolio less prone to volatility, despite the fact that international investing involves such unique risks as currency fluctuations, political instability and foreign regulations.

       True  

       False

Answers:

1- F;  2 -T;  3 - T;  4 - T;  5 - F;  6 - T

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