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The World Is Your Oyster: The Guide to Finding Great Investments Around the Globe

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How Jeff D. Opdyke became a successful international investor is an Everyman tale that began thirteen years ago when he discarded conventional wisdom. At the time, Wall Street’s pros insisted that average investors buy domestic mutual funds that invest overseas. But Jeff ignored their tepid advice. Instead, he opted for the intrepid, opening bank and brokerage accounts ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Crown Business (first published 2008)
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May 08, 2009 Scott rated it liked it
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As if wandering through the minefields of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq weren't challenge enough! Journalist and intrepid investor Jeff Opdyke encourages his readers to really complicate their financial lives by taking their moolah abroad. Over the course of a decade Opdyke's opened a dozen or so brokerage and bank accounts from Turkey to New Zealand to Hong Kong to Singapore in an effort to capture the rewards of "pure" investment in foreign markets. He's encountered considerable ...more
Sep 29, 2008 Ken rated it liked it
Very interesting & eyeopening in the sense that there are so many opportunities abroad in which to invest that the average person is not aware of. Many investment opportunities in companies not traded on the NYSA & in many countries not normally thought of (New Zealand, South Africa, CHina, India, Brazil, etc.). Often times one needs an overseas back account in ordre to trade in local currancies (Euro, Yen, Rand, etc.).
Since reading this, I contacted a bank in France on a company that
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