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A Risk Drill for Foreign Stocks

Five questions to help you understand currency, geopolitical, and other risk factors for non-U.S. equity investments.

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Note: This article is part of Morningstar's May 2016 Risk Management Boot Camp special report.

At Morningstar, we're believers in globally diversified portfolios. While the past several years haven't rewarded globe-trotting (at least not for investors), there will be market environments when foreign stocks do better than U.S. (The year 2012 was the most recent example.) 

Christine Benz has a position in the following securities mentioned above: VTMGX. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.