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# Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose

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239. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose big risks, ranging from the potential for political instability in some countries to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others.
(A) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(B) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and in others a serious lack of information about investments
(C) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(D) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors to a serious lack of information about investments in others
(E) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors in others and a serious lack of information about investments
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01 Dec 2008, 05:48
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239. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose big risks, ranging from the potential for political instability in some countries to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others.
(A) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others - range from X to Y. In this case range from X to Y and Z
(B) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and in others a serious lack of information about investments - in others refer to countries and is common to both Y and Z here
(C) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others - and is wrong
(D) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors to a serious lack of information about investments in others - and again is wrong
(E) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors in others and a serious lack of information about investments
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01 Dec 2008, 15:51
IMO B....ranging from X to Y is correct....therefore C and D out.
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03 Dec 2008, 16:45
lgon wrote:
239. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose big risks, ranging from the potential for political instability in some countries to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others.
(A) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(B) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and in others a serious lack of information about investments
(C) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(D) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors to a serious lack of information about investments in others
(E) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors in others and a serious lack of information about investments

Range from X to Y to Z is idiomatic

Eliminate C and D

Okie just one more clue

"investing abroad" in the stem and hence "investment in others" ( meaning investing in other schemes or portfilios)

Choose B
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03 Dec 2008, 16:50
iamcste, is it A or B....I guess A is better one
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03 Dec 2008, 21:32
A for parallelism.
"in others" must be parallel to "in some countries", hence B is out.
E omits it altogether.
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26 Jun 2009, 14:26
ranging from....to....is the correct idiom
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27 Jun 2009, 06:56
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IMO A
lgon wrote:
239. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose big risks, ranging from the potential for political instability in some countries to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others.
(A) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others - range from X to Y. In this case range from X to Y and Z
(B) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and in others a serious lack of information about investments - in others refer to countries and is common to both Y and Z here
(C) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others - and is wrong
(D) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors to a serious lack of information about investments in others - and again is wrong
(E) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors in others and a serious lack of information about investments
- others should be at last

Nicely explained!
It is like range from X to Y, where Y itself is A and B?

I missed the part in others. Need to learn how to catch such things fast in time.
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15 Nov 2009, 16:49
239. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad can still pose big risks, ranging from the potential for political instability in some countries to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others.
(A) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(B) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors and in others a serious lack of information about investments
(C) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors and a serious lack of information about investments in others
(D) and the shortage of regulations to protect investors to a serious lack of information about investments in others
(E) to the shortage of regulations to protect investors in others and a serious lack of information about investments

C and D are wrong - from ... to (not and)
E and B: in some countries ... in others
A : range from A to B (I think that "to protect investors and a serious" modifies regulations)
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