Invest in dollars with Passfolio

Learn how to make investments with US dollars today and take a step toward a dollarized portfolio!

USD/BRL is up

From the beginning of the year until September 2020, the US dollar has appreciated more than 30% against the Brazilian Real. At its yearly high, the “commercial dollar” reached R$ 5.90, while the “tourism dollar” surpassed R$6.14.

Sources: TradingView and G1

How to invest with dollars

A currency’s buying power is of great importance to preserve investors’ wealth. Investing in a strong currency generally means seeking security for your investments, being a possible strategy for diversifying your portfolio.

Making investments in a strong currency like US dollars can be easier than you think. With Passfolio, a US stock broker-dealer available in 170+ countries and 100% in Portuguese, you can deposit via TED, convert your money into US dollars and take the next step toward a dollarized portfolio!

Here’s how to start:

Create your account

Click here to sign up for Passfolio today and create your account by sending us some basic information about you. It only takes 5 minutes!

1

Download the app

After signing up, download the Passfolio app on the App Store or Google Play. All your investments can be managed from the palm of your hand.

2

Add funds

You can deposit just $100 to start. We accept deposits via wire transfers, TED, Remessa Online or even cryptocurrencies through Passfolio Financial*.

3

Start investing

With Passfolio, you can convert your local currency to dollars and trade 3,800+ US stocks, ETFs and REITs, all with no commission fees**.

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ⓘ Diversification is not risk-free. It won't ensure gains or guarantee against losses. You should always consider your particular situation and investment objectives.

*Passfolio is the brand name of Panchain, Inc. Passfolio Securities LLC and Passfolio Financial LLC are fully-owned subsidiaries of Panchain, Inc. Securities and cryptocurrencies are very different types of assets. Cryptocurrencies are not securities. Purchasing cryptocurrencies comes with a number of risks. Please read Passfolio Financial Cryptocurrency Risk Disclosure. Currency and cryptocurrency exchange services provided by Passfolio Financial LLC (“Passfolio Crypto”), a US Money Services Business registered with FinCEN. Passfolio Financial LLC is not a broker dealer. Cryptocurrencies are not protected by either FDIC or SIPC. Securities products and services offered to self-directed investors through Passfolio Securities LLC Member FINRA / SIPC. Passfolio Securities, LLC does not provide cryptocurrency-related services. Passfolio Securities LLC is a member of SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org. To purchase securities using cryptocurrencies, you must first convert it into U.S. Dollars using Passfolio Financial LLC. You must then move the U.S. Dollar proceeds to your brokerage account at Passfolio Securities LLC where you can use it to buy securities.

** Securities less than $5 cost $0.02/share. Please see our disclosures on other charges.

Here’s how to start:

1

Create your account

Click here to sign up for Passfolio today and create your account by sending us some basic information about you. It only takes 5 minutes!

2

Download the app

After signing up, download the Passfolio app on the App Store or Google Play. All your investments can be managed from the palm of your hand.

3

Add funds

You can deposit just $100 to start. We accept deposits via wire transfers, TED, RemessaOnline or even cryptocurrencies through Passfolio Financial*.

4

Start investing

With Passfolio, you can convert your local currency to dollars and trade 3,000+ US stocks, ETFs and REITs, all with no commission fees**.

ⓘ Diversification is not risk-free. It won't ensure gains or guarantee against losses. You should always consider your particular situation and investment objectives.

* Passfolio is the brand name of Panchain, Inc. Passfolio Securities LLC and Passfolio Financial LLC are fully-owned subsidiaries of Panchain, Inc. Securities and cryptocurrencies are very different types of assets. Cryptocurrencies are not securities. Purchasing cryptocurrencies comes with a number of risks. Please read Passfolio Financial Cryptocurrency Risk Disclosure. Currency and cryptocurrency exchange services provided by Passfolio Financial LLC (“Passfolio Crypto”), a US Money Services Business registered with FinCEN. Passfolio Financial LLC is not a broker dealer. Cryptocurrencies are not protected by either FDIC or SIPC. Securities products and services offered to self-directed investors through Passfolio Securities LLC Member FINRA / SIPC. Passfolio Securities, LLC does not provide cryptocurrency-related services. Passfolio Securities LLC is a member of SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org. To purchase securities using cryptocurrencies, you must first convert it into U.S. Dollars using Passfolio Financial LLC. You must then move the U.S. Dollar proceeds to your brokerage account at Passfolio Securities LLC where you can use it to buy securities.

** Securities less than $5 cost $0.02/share. Please see our disclosures on other charges.

Where to invest now that the USD/BRL is up

Investing in US stocks can be a good way to diversify your portfolio, while also exposing it to the dollar variation. And you can do it easily through a registered broker-dealer: Passfolio is a member of FINRA and SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to US$500,000 (including US$250,000 for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org.

In general, people who invest in stocks can profit in two ways - either from asset appreciation or dividend payouts. By investing in stocks from the US market, you have the benefit of potentially earning profits from your investments in a strong currency like the US dollar.

Have you ever thought about receiving dividends in dollars? Not every stock pays a dividend, but a steady, dependable dividend stream provides a nice addition to a portfolio’s return.