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What's the Right Foreign Allocation?

Understand how to go global without going out on a limb.

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Note: This article is part of Morningstar's December 2014 Guide to Better Investment Picking special report. An earlier version of this article appeared in November 2012.

Foreign-stock funds have generally performed less well than U.S. over the past several years, but investor fund flows have bucked the trend. Whereas we often see investors lavish attention on the categories that have performed exceptionally well, investors have actually continue to add money to foreign-stock funds amid the weakness.

Christine Benz does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.