Author: Chris Aylott

Chris Aylott is a writer and editor living near Austin, Texas.

What is an ADR anyway?

ADR stands for “American Depository Receipt,” and it’s a way of making hard-to-trade foreign stocks available to investors in the United States. Buying and selling ADRs lets you participate in foreign markets without having to deal with unfamiliar currencies, foreign taxes, and inconvenient per-share prices.

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