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These US stocks have most to lose from Brexit

A British flag which was washed away by heavy rains the day before lies on the street in London, Britain, June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the EU BREXIT referendum.
Reinhard Krause | Reuters

Do you have any Brexit bombshells in your portfolio? The U.K. is not a major market for most U.S. companies, but some of them get more than a quarter of their sales in Britain.

These stocks face the two-fold risk of a possible U.K. recession because of Brexit fallout, as well as a surging U.S. dollar versus the pound raising their cost of bringing those profits back to the U.S.