Foreign investment paper outline (Topics to be addressed in paper…
Foreign investment paper outline
Topics to be addressed in paper
What are bull/ bear markets
What foreign countries currently have stock markets
Explanation of foreign exchange rates (and why market performance and infrastructure are not the only things to watch out for.
General terms and definitions (will most likely just be close to the first sentence of paragraphs so that the terminology is known.
U.S. Currently being in the longest running bull market
Mention again that a stronger dollar may make investment in countries with weakened currency a decent hedge against the U.S. dollar at any point making a downturn
Outside of currency value mention the possibility of bearish economic outlook that some have and why investing in another country would hedge.
Long Bull market leaves investors with to much of their portfolio being at home market
Countries to discuss as prospects
Government handled the 2008 global financial crisis quite well (klias)
Will have to discuss GDP per capita
Russia oil resources
Other countries to consider. Emerging markets
BRIC countries and their source articles first
Other markets to consider
Basic Topic Article placement
Quote about: bull market leaves investors too U.S. centric
Use this article to discuss the link between financial crisis of U.S. impacting places elsewhere. Counter the argument of those saying that global diversification will not help avoid losses because of gradual weakening trend by talking about other countries successful mitigation.
Talks about global economic integration so might be a good article to transition from talk about the U.S. economy to foreign economies.
Also includes ripple effect as in Li Bentain's article
Also placed in the foreign section but may reference twice as he speaks on our govts handling of the crisis in comparison with australia
Often while returns in U.S. stock are going well people keep their investments at home while... (if preparing beforehand while things are going will this next quote should be true.
“Sub-par U.S. returns are prompting American investors to put more of their money to work in foreign funds.”
Brazil's market takes place as sixth largest world economy.
Says that volume of exports fell less here as well as in africa and the middle east.
Also in foreign under other
Sarac (may be bolstering source for currency fluctuation topic.
Intro will mention that most investors are aware of the need for diversification in their investment portfolios but are either unaware of the need or are hesitant (or reluctant) to enter opportunities in other countries. (Continue from here)
Consider covering basic terms and or concepts including
Currency strengths between countries and their fluctuations based upon economic strengths/weakness
Consider here adding personal story of overseas travel including the purchasing power of U.S. currency in comparison with currencys stronger and weaker than ours
Italy- the euro at the time
Also include that the balance gap between the two currencies (Dollar/euro) is no longer as wide as it was back then (if I went to italy now I would be able to purchase alot more with my money than I was able to back then). Be sure to explain how this component correlates into investments (to wordsy for coggle)
Vietnam- Vietnamese dong (currency name)
Explain their drastic currency values (20000) dong being worth roughly 20 cents back when I went
Talk about how much of a companys share you can purchase when it comes to buying from a 1st world
Bull and bear markets broadstroke definitions and examples of each, also including here that all come to an end as a reason for diversification and preparation.
Add in for bear market notable recession/depression
Talk about overall market upswing making are currently longest running bull market