While the United States represents the largest single contributor to global GDP, 75% of the world’s GDP is taking place across our borders in other countries. That means that from an investing standpoint, an international equity strategy can help diversify your portfolio and take advantage of the many investment opportunities available outside of the U.S.
Though we have seen that historically there have been market cycles where international equities outperform U.S. equities, there can be a tendency for many American investors to have a home bias that favors domestic investment and largely ignores non-U.S. opportunities.[+] Read More