Most global stock markets have lagged the performance of the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq lately. That means that Europe and Asia are arguably more attractive for longer-term investors who want to diversify their portfolios. «We would be looking more at international and emerging markets,» said Gary Hager, president and CEO of Integrated Wealth Management. It’s possible.» Hager added that the record setting surge in the US markets make him nervous. »
He compared the run up to an earthquake, saying that if too much tectonic pressure builds up, that could eventually lead to an inevitable disaster. Read More «We’re advising clients to hold the course with US stocks. « This is a melt-up that could precede a meltdown,» Hager told CNN Business. » » » «The US markets are going to lag this year because the current US-China deal isn’t going to add any significant help to the US economy,» said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst with AvaTrade, in an e-mail to CNN Business. »
» » » Europe may not be the only international market that powers ahead. » » » » » The good news about the US trade deal may now be priced into many top Chinese stocks. » The trade war is still on. Consider this a fragile truce «It’s harder to see how much more momentum there can be in China until there is a phase two deal. »
» Even Japan, which has been languishing for decades, may finally mount a bit of a comeback. » «Improved trade sentiment will help Japan as well,» Weis said. » International stocks broadly should benefit from improved trade relations, says Wasif Latif, head of investments for VictoryShares & Solutions. » » ««Investors are finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel with regards to trade wars,» Latif said. »
» Here’s where the growth will be He also pointed out that the recent pullback in the value of the US dollar as the Fed cut rates should also boost profits for international companies. » » » .
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