The U.S. economy is roughly one half of the world’s economic capitalization. The rest of the world offers investment opportunities equal to that of our country. Why would we miss that? In an interconnected world, we can’t afford to be geographically chauvinistic as it will cost us potential lost profits.
The world is linked economically. Many foreign auto manufactures build their cars here in the U.S., but because these companies are domiciled outside the U.S., care is warranted and that is what this show is all about.
We find that investors are sometimes fearful of areas where they are unfamiliar, but that doesn’t make those geographic areas inherently more risky. Our portfolio management team will discuss how they screen for international investments and how investing internationally can be done synergistically when domestic investments.
International Investing involves special risks such as currency fluctuation and policy instability and may not be suitable for all investors.