A detailed guide to investing outside the United States In Finding the Hot Spots, author and professional equity research analyst David Riedel reveals the proven research techniques he uses when working with clients and shows readers how to use specific strategies to successfully invest in the equities of international markets. For investors who want to move beyond todays mutual funds to gain exposure to opportunities overseas, Finding the Hot Spots provides the information necessary to make your own moves in these markets. It explains how currency fluctuations impact stock performance and examines the various ways to buy foreign stock. Finding the Hot Spots also discusses the importance of knowing how local governments view different companies and why it is essential to know who the shareholders of a company are. Engaging and accessible, this book will provide investors with the knowledge and confidence to enter international markets, and reveal the proven strategies and methods they can use to turn todays often threatening economic climate into personal investment success. David Riedel (New York, NY) is founder and President of Riedel Research Group, which provides independent equity research focusing on emerging markets in Asia and Latin America.