For the 10-year period 2008 through 2017, a very wide dispersion in returns has existed in markets. U.S. stocks far outperformed international stocks, and growth stocks outperformed value stocks.
Given these results, it’s no surprise I have been getting lots of queries about international equity investments. Any time an asset class does poorly – even for a few years, let alone a decade – a significant number of investors will question why they own that asset. Read full article by Larry Swedroe.