Lew Altfest: Looking for Value in International Diversification
The pioneering advisor says fewer clients "are resisting international now" than a few years ago, "because some see opportunities," but others say, "Not right now."
Breaking Down International Investing
Advisor Debra Morrison explains the benefits of international investing to clients by using the analogy of baking a cake.
DMS: Index Funds Best to Optimize Long-Term EM Potential
Peter Kohli of DMS Funds believes single-country index funds provide clients with the best investment opportunities in the developing world.
Finding the Right Mix on International Investing Is a Moving Target
Pioneer Wealth's Milad Taghehchian says international diversification benefits client portfolios when markets are not correlated with U.S. equities, "but that’s not a static factor."
EGA Focuses on Local Consumption Theme for Best Emerging Market Results
The thematic approach and focus on consumption gives EGA’s investors access to growing sectors that are sorely underrepresented in the emerging market indices.
Taking Advantage of Different Points in the Economic Cycle
David Taube of Kalorama lists ways to "capture the returns of the best-performing markets,” including where an individual country stands in its economic cycle.
Innealta Maximizes Risk/Reward Through Global Rotation Strategy
Innealta's Gerald Buetow says "People like to think this is an equity portfolio, but it’s really a fixed income portfolio with an equity enhancer."
Emerging Markets Labor Under Third-World Misconception
For Marcio Silveira of Pavlov Financial Planning, investing is all about emerging markets.
Successful Impact Investing: Embracing Faith-Based Screens for Top Returns
There is no need to sacrifice values for strong investment performance, says GuideStone's Ron Dugan. Lipper agrees.
Bargains Still Exist in International Equities
While the U.S. may offer the "most stable” of investing environments, other countries can still offer good options, argues Jeff Cedarholm of Longview Financial Advisors. “I’ve always used a global fund," he says, "as an anchor fund."