There are many reasons to invest internationally, such as enhanced diversification, potentially better risk-adjusted returns, the benefits of active management, and more. Nevertheless, many investor portfolios remain underexposed to international stocks, often due to misperceptions about the asset class. In this recorded webinar, Fidelity responds to five common "myths" investors have about international investing, an important part of a well-balanced equity portfolio. We completed the presentation and showed the viewer how to navigate the powerful research tools on Fidelity.com..
People absorb information about macro-economic themes every day without realizing they are doing so.
International investing can be an effective way to diversify your equity holdings by providing a means to potentially profit from faster growing economies around the world.
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