Investors who want to diversify could do well to look overseas for stability and versatility.
They say it isn't too late to jump in, even if you missed the market's big run-up.
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It takes investors some time to believe there's a reason to bid stock prices above an important milestone like a 1,000-point.
With the index changes afoot, the exchange traded tracking it will follow suit.
The downside risk in terms of the Nasdaq is 21.8% by year end.
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Do it once a year. This allows the best-performing asset classes to take off and run.
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