Dec. 9-13: Practical strategies and solid picks for developing-markets investors.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
We take a look at foreign large-blend funds that bear little resemblance to the benchmark MSCI EAFE index.
A big price tag keeps one fund in Neutral territory despite its pedigree, while two small-cap funds get Silver ratings.
Investors looking for diversified foreign large-cap funds that have an overweighting in the country should consider these names.
Some posters view pessimism as a contrarian indicator, while others are taking a muted approach to investing in emerging markets.
Morningstar 2012 International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year Rajiv Jain expects continued earnings growth for the less popular growth stories of tobacco and Indian consumer stocks.
Volatility proves challenging for many shareholders.