US vs International Returns
Below is a chart showing how US
investments perform compared to international investments.
The red bar in the middle of the chart represents the return of
US stocks. As you can see, there are plenty of countries that
consistently have better returns than US investments.
International market investments
Average annual stock returns in many nations
have outpaced those in the U.S. for the 10 years ended
Morgan Stanley Capital International indices as reported by
Lipper Inc., based on annual total returns in U.S. dollars of
indices that are unmanaged composites of