ARBOR OUTLOOK: Investing in U.S. companies to achieve global aims

Published: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 03:34 PM.

So, rather than try to discern which Indonesian-made deodorant sells best in Indonesia, for example, investors can determine which U.S.-made personal care product sells successfully there. You may want to keep in mind, also, that in countries with immense populations, a company doesn’t have to command No. 1 or No. 2 market share. With that many consumers, even being near the top can mean substantial profits for shareholders to enjoy. 

Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC, AIF, a syndicated economic columnist, chartered financial consultant and accredited investment fiduciary, is the founder of Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, (850-608-6121 —, a fee-only registered investment advisory firm located near Sandestin.


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