Earlier this month, the euro hit parity with the U.S. dollar for the first time in 20 years. Jeff Weniger outlines the latest currency moves and what a strong U.S. dollar could mean for your portfolio.
When faced with a decision between international stocks and international stocks plus currency, many investors would likely choose international stocks only. Jeremy Schwartz makes the case that, in order to mitigate risk, international investors should consider a currency-hedging approach.
While sentiment remains weak across Europe, favorable valuations, positive earnings momentum coupled with a slowly improving macro backdrop could provide a timely opportunity to invest in European small caps.