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International Equities

More than half of the world’s companies reside outside of the U.S. A portfolio investing in international equities seeks the potential benefits of diversification among the opportunities represented by international markets. Look beyond America’s borders through articles that consider the role of international equities.
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2021 International Equity Outlook

International Equities Investment Outlook: October 2022

Are the potential investment opportunities in developed and emerging markets international equities cause for enthusiasm? Crit Thomas shares his thoughts.
International Equities
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U.S. vs. Developed Markets Equities Insights

Explore timely insights on U.S. vs. developed markets. We evaluate historical data and statistical relationships to identify drivers or signals as of August 31, 2022.
International Equities
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U.S. vs. Emerging Markets Equities Insights

Explore timely insights on U.S. vs. emerging markets. We evaluate historical data and statistical relationships to identify drivers or signals as of August 31, 2022.
International Equities
Emerging Markets: Is Past Prologue? We Don't Think So

Emerging Markets: Is Past Prologue? We Don’t Think So

Much like an iceberg, a great deal lies beneath the surface of the MSCI EM Index. By exposing the hidden layers, we can better understand what has happened in Emerging Markets over time, and better judge prospects going forward. We’ve identified five such contributors that help explain the relative underperformance of the MSCI EM Index.
International Equities
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U.S. Investors Should Not Forget About International Stocks

We believe in international exposure for two reasons: valuation and opportunity. It appears higher earnings growth is already implied for U.S. companies. And, based on market capitalization, companies outside the U.S. comprise 43 percent of the global equity opportunity set.
International Equities
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Investing in India: A Look at the Long-Term Opportunity

Forces at work in India hold potential to fuel a long-term consumption tailwind. They include a swelling middle class, pro-growth policies and developing modern-state capacity. This backdrop supports consideration of India among Emerging Markets opportunities.
International Equities
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How Does Growth in the Middle Class Impact Emerging Markets?

Most developed markets today are hamstrung by weak demographics. 
International Equities
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