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Archive for January, 2006

International Investing

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006
 
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This weeks show focuses on international investing. We cover why international investing is appropriate for virtually ALL long term investors. While many people worry that international investing is risky, research shows that when integrated correctly into a portfolio it can actually REDUCE RISK in the overall portfolio while INCREASING RETURNS.

We discuss:

  • What are international and global mutual funds?
  • What is the performance history of international markets?
  • How does it compare with the US?
  • How can foreign investments reduce risk?
  • What are the styles and types of foreign markets?
  • Types of international funds.
  • Funds we currently use for our clients.
  • Where to get more information.

This is a very important topic for anybody with an investment portfolio. It is one of an occasional series that covers proper diversification techniques for increasing returns and minimizing volatility for long term investing.