Friday, November 18, 2016

A Strong Dollar Makes For Great Arbitrage

     A strong US Dollar makes for great arbitrage opportunities, especially for those investors looking to pick up land ex-USA at a significant discount to just weeks ago. Consider, the Mexican Peso is now trading at 20 to 1 US Dollar. The South African Rand trades at nearly 15 to 1 and the Euro almost reached parity! For dollar holders, Latin America is particularly appealing to potential land purchases. Costa Rica, Panama, and Belize immediately come to mind. The American Dream for many may now be possible OUTSIDE the United States with a strong dollar in place it offers expats and residents alike the opportunity to leverage monetary advantage for the time being into cheaper physical holdings. Sign me up.