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In addition to traditional investments such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds, trading accounts can also be used to invest in foreign currency exchange (forex or FX) and commodities futures trading. You can opt for a trading account that you manage, or one that is mainly managed by a financial professional. Either option can be included within an Equity Trust retirement account.
Possibilities for trading accounts include:
Forex, commodities, and futures can be attractive because of the ease of money movement and market availability. Plus, when traded in a retirement account, you can reduce or eliminate taxes on profits.
In the case of forex, the asset can be quickly converted to cash
Hedge against stock performance with an asset not tied to the market
Forex markets are open 24 hours a day, five days a week
Equity Trust enables you to easily invest in forex, commodities, and futures using your self-directed IRA or other account, tax-deferred or tax-free.
Here’s what you need to know to reap the benefits of this powerful investment type in your self-directed account:
What are you investing for? Whether your “why” is retirement, healthcare expenses, or a loved one’s education, we make the journey easy with innovative technology and first-class service.
Learn how it works, the investing rules, a real-life example, and how to get started.
Browse the tax-advantaged accounts and find one that matches your savings goals – from retirement to education to health care savings.
Set yourself up for success by digging deeper into the unique investing rules involved when using self-directed IRAs.
Our knowledgeable IRA Counselors can answer your questions about the self-directed investing process and share insight and education about our self-directed accounts to help you decide what options may be best for you.
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