The State of Foreign Stocks

Chart of the Week: The State of Foreign Stocks

November 22, 2021

Director of Research Jeff DeMaso By Director of Research Jeff DeMaso

“Why own foreign stocks?” It’s a question I’m hearing more and more these days. I get it. Over the past decade-plus, U.S. equities have dominated foreign stocks. But that hasn’t always been the case. Foreign stocks will come back in favor… just don’t ask me when! (For more on the diversification benefits of foreign stocks, check out our recent podcast.)

Foreign Stock Performance

Note: Price returns as represented by S&P 500 and MSCI EAFE indexes. Source: Adviser Investments, Morningstar.


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