The Importance of International Diversification in Your Portfolio

The Importance of International Diversification in Your Portfolio

This question is one we hear a lot from clients: “Why do I want to hold non-US equities in my portfolio? I know more about US companies and feel more confident about their performance over international equities.” It goes without saying that the US is home to some of the most successful companies in the world: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Berkshire Hathaway, to name just a few. The holdings for the top ten US companies have ...