US share of GDP has been steadily declining for more than two decades, as other large countries have grown at higher levels. As a result of this globalization and emerging market growth, more than half of the entire investable equity universe is now outside of the US. That means investors focused solely on the US may be missing out on nearly 60% of the world’s investment opportunities.* Morgan Stanley Wealth Management believes internationally diversified portfolios should help investors to achieve long-term, risk-adjusted performance.
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