Determining the “right” allocation to foreign stocks isn’t easy and depends on who you ask.

“I favor a 50/50 split. U.S. stocks make up 49.95% of the MSCI All Country World Index, which is a good benchmark for the global stock universe,” says Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management of San Francisco.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access