The Future

The Future of Investing

What are some trends that indicate a changing international landscape for investors?

According to experts interviewed by Businessweek, developing countries that were responsible for contributing 37% of the world’s global output in 2000 are now responsible for more than 50%. Because of the global nature of the economy, the location of a company will become less apparent and, according to a Wharton School expert, will lead to less-than-adequate diversification by investors, as many markets will be correlated, and the location of a company will not necessarily be the primary driver to influence a stock’s price.


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