Global Stock Biases

Global Stock Biases

Investors faced with bad economic or financial market news are well-served when they maintain long-term perspectives. Remember that:


• If there were no risk, potential investment rewards would be small, or nonexistent. “Risk- free” assets typically offer only modest returns.


• Markets can change rapidly in response to news, accounting for much of the difficulty in timing trades in an effort to beat broad-market averages.


• News providers naturally have a short-term focus. Investors’ horizons should be more akin to those of historians—years or even decades long.


If you look beyond headline risk, you can realize that, historically:


• Global stock market indexes have been less volatile than most national indexes.


• Investing part of a stock portfolio in international markets has reduced volatility relative to a 100% U.S. stock portfolio.

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Diversify with International Stocks

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