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Ben Stein

Invest in foreign emerging market ETFs.

Debt to foreigners and medicare costs will crush baby boomer
Americans during their retirement age.

-- Ben Stein.

And his criticts: BusMovie, on options backdating.

DFEMX: DFA Emerging Markets ( NAS:DFEMX )
EFA: iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (Public, AMEX:EFA)
EEM: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (Public, AMEX:EEM)

In effect, panicky short sellers have offered us a bargain on
emerging-market stocks, letting us have some very good
companies for 25 percent off what they were two months ago.
I say go for it. The ride will be choppy, but that's where the future is.
Look into EEM and DFEMX (although there'll be a high minimum for
that last one unless you buy it through an advisor).

Of course, this should be a minority of your holdings -- maybe 10
percent or 15 percent at most. I would put at least another 10 to 15
percent into developed world foreign funds like the EFA. But this
offers a real possibility to play the falling dollar and the growth
in emerging markets, and to offset our totally irresponsible
government policies.


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