We’ve written a lot about geographic diversification. With the U.S. having performed so well over the past decade and international markets lagging by quite a bit, many investors are currently heavily concentrated in the U.S. stock market. Here’s a nice write-up from Morningstar debunking some of the more popular misconceptions about investing abroad and re-enforcing the need to be not only be diversified across asset classes and investment strategies but to also diversify geographically.
DISCLAIMER: The author recommends some funds. As I tell everyone, do your own research or speak with your advisor or someone else you know and trust before making any investment decisions.