Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. This material is provided for general and educational purposes only, and is not intended to provide legal, tax, or investment advice, or for use to avoid penalties that may be imposed under U.S. federal tax laws. It is strongly recommended that you consult your tax and other legal or financial advisors in using this information regarding the application of such laws.
The examples in this article are hypothetical, are for illustrative purposes only, and are not indicative of any particular individual investor circumstances.
Foreign investments generally pose greater risks than domestic investments, including greater price fluctuations and higher transaction costs. Special risks are inherent in international investing, including those related to currency fluctuations and foreign, political, and economic events.