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by Vistas2011
Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch
Replies: 50
Views: 6470

Re: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock

Interactive Brokers now has a UK branch and trades in dollar based Irish dom ETFs. Does anyone know if an account opened with IB UK would be considered a non US account even though the parent company is a US company? If so that seems like it would be the best option for the NRA who is very afraid of...
by Vistas2011
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch
Replies: 50
Views: 6470

Re: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock

The idea of avoiding the US broker and us stocks sounds prudent. Thank you for your input.
by Vistas2011
Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch
Replies: 50
Views: 6470

Re: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock

"Are you a non-US person (that is, neither a US citizen nor green card holder? Do you live in a country without an estate tax treaty with the US?" Yes, that is my situation. Your solution - "So if you open an account with a US brokerage then keep your cash balance low at all times, an...
by Vistas2011
Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch
Replies: 50
Views: 6470

Re: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock

Thanks, but if I open an account in Interactive, which is an USA company, won't I be liable for 35% estate tax on my assets over $60,000 upon my death? Saxo does not list these ETFs and I got a reply saying that their system won't "support 2 currencies on 1 ISIN in 1 exchange due to system limi...
by Vistas2011
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch
Replies: 50
Views: 6470

Which brokers trade dollar listed ETFs on London Stock Exch

I am an expat and I have dollars and do not want to exchange them. I want to buy VUSD and VDNR which are Irish domiciled US dollar listings but neither Saxo nor ETrade show these. They only show the Sterling versions VUSA and VNRT. What brokers deal with the dollar listed ETFs that are on the London...
by Vistas2011
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Buy S&P 500 in Euro or Dollar?
Replies: 6
Views: 1942

Re: Buy S&P 500 in Euro or Dollar?

I have dollars and do not want to exchange them. I want to buy VUSD and VDNR but neither Saxo nor ETrade show these. They only show the Stterling versions VUSA and VNRT. What brokers deal with the dollar listed ETFs that are on the London Stock exchange? Same problem exists with Ishares. Saxo lists ...
by Vistas2011
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Avoid the dividend tax on foreign investors [Hong Kong]
Replies: 43
Views: 5906

Re: Avoid the dividend tax on foreign investors [Hong Kong]

If you buy IShares or Vanguard ETFs domiciled in Ireland then the 30% USA withholding on dividends is reduced to 15% because Ireland has a treaty with the US. The dividends are then paid to you with no more deduction. Effectively receiving 85%of the dividend.