Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, Europe, Japan on 15 Jan 2015

Is the Euro the New Yen? Increasingly So.

There is recent evidence that Europe is becoming more Japan-like in displaying negative correlations between its equity markets and its currency moves. This negative correlation in Europe is not a new phenomenon:

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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, U.S. Dollar, Videos on 08 Jan 2015

The U.S. Dollar and Currency Hedging (Video)

How could a rising dollar hurt your international investments? Find out in our currency hedged equity video.

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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, Equity on 03 Dec 2014

How to Position Your International Portfolio

One of the most important trends in the markets in 2014 has been the rise of the U.S. dollar and the collapse of the euro and the yen. We’ve written a lot about utilizing hedged equity stategies to isolate international equity markets without adding the layer of euro and yen exchange rate risk.

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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, ETF Education on 03 Nov 2014

Clarifying Confusion: American Depository Receipts (ADRs) Have Currency Risk

It is a common misconception that, because an ADR is traded in U.S. dollars in the United States, there is no exchange-rate risk. But that’s not the case. Here’s why.

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Jeremy Schwartz / Currency Hedged Equity, Equity, Japan on 11 Sep 2014

Diversifying With the Yen? Not If Japanese Equities Are Involved

The discussion of currency-hedged strategies has shaken some of the core beliefs of investors. Traditional investment vehicles that package equity risk plus a secondary currency risk on top of the equity risk have been referred to as the traditional “plain vanilla” exposure because they were the first to the market, and it is what investors have been using for so long.

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