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Guest Post on ETF.com: You Need Int’l Bonds, Not Currency Risk

By Ellie Lan

When you buy things in a foreign currency—whether that’s goods and services as a traveler, or stocks and bonds as an investor—you are faced with a central issue: How far will your dollar go?

Exchange rates ebb and flow on a daily basis, which creates currency risk. For the infrequent traveler, that may be an acceptable risk, but for the investor, the currency risk could wipe out his portfolio gains.

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This article originally published July 21st, 2015 on ETF.com

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