Originally Posted by cletis
I've heard alot about how oversea's countries are still growing quite rapidly. Why is it that my oversea's funds have tanked as bad or worse than what I have in the states? Cletis
... and some day they'll outpace your domestic equities by a mile.
For me it's about diversification. It's a good thing when some things are up and some things are down. That is, assuming you're looking to get your fair share of the market with reasonable volatility rather than make a killing on one particular sector.
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ESR'd March 2010. FIRE'd January 2011.
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