Dear Adviser:

My client noticed that his portfolio has a lot of international stock- and bond mutual funds. He asks:  “Why do I need international investments at all? Don’t I get that from U.S. companies doing business abroad? Isn’t it safer and better to own stocks at home?” What compelling argument can I make to him?

Tom in Massachusetts

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