Talk:Investing from Japan

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Per Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Linking I added internal links to other articles such as Exchange Traded Funds with the view that such links would help increase the readers' knowledge of the subject. It is true that in the context of Investing from Japan, the US-centric nature of the ETF article is not a great match, but what's the alternative for a reader who doesn't know what an ETF is? Exchange Traded Fund is a generic term that applies globally. The same logic applies to the other internal links that were added, then deleted. I would leave it to the reader to determine how applicable the linked article is to their situation, particularly if they reside outside the US. As a Canadian investor, we are used to dealing with the fact that much of the investment knowledge and publications are US-centric. The information is still relevant and useful, although the devil is in the specific details as applied locally. Many Canadians use Vanguard ETFs, and as the Vanguard ETFs are specifically mentioned in the article, yet another reason for leaving the Exchange Traded Funds link as part of the article. --Peculiar Investor 06:57, 7 December 2012 (CST)

In this instance, (ETFs), a link is probably appropriate, but what is the best link, reflecting the actual structure of ETF trackers in Japan: Exchange Traded Funds or Synthetic ETF?--Blbarnitz 10:36, 7 December 2012 (CST)

Reader feedback: It would be good to have inf...

59.128.12.110 posted this comment on 30 June 2015 (view all feedback).

It would be good to have information about US witholding tax for the US-based ETFs, especially when wrapped up in a NISA.

Any thoughts?

LadyGeek 11:42, 30 June 2015 (EDT)