August 17th, 2016 | Money
Gerstein Fisher research findings on global investing highlighted
The Money article, “The Case for Going Global With Your Money,” looks at how it may be a good time to look abroad and invest some of your portfolio globally for the potential of future returns.
In the article, Gerstein Fisher research that studied US-only, foreign-only, and globally-diversified portfolios over more than 400 rolling 10-year periods since 1970 was highlighted. The study found that global portfolios, defined as 75% US and 25% international, delivered the same 10.2% annual return as US-only portfolios but with less volatility The global strategy never was the best or worst performer in any 10-year period. The US-only portfolio did the worst 56% of the time.