Two low-risk ways to add global exposure

A great way to invest in foreign companies is through American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, which represent one or more shares of the foreign stock. Here are two ADRs that a good picks for conservative investors.
ABB LTD. ADRs $20 (New York symbol ABB; Conservative Growth Portfolio,… Read More

Cost-cutting plan boosts Philips

PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. ADRs $41 (New York symbol PHG; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 936.9 million; Market cap: $38.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.philips. com) makes health-care products, including X-ray scanners and ultrasound systems, along… Read More