How to Find the Best International ETFs

Investors can use the best international ETFs to gain exposure to global markets, but finding the right funds for you isn't always easy.

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Similar to nutrition advice to "eat the rainbow," investors would do well to "invest around the world." And one way to do so is to find the best international ETFs (exchange-traded funds).

International exposure is a key element in creating a diversified portfolio to avoid home country bias, where you become overexposed to stocks domiciled in your home country. If you only invest domestically and your country experiences a recession, your entire portfolio could tank. 

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Coryanne Hicks
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Coryanne Hicks is an investing and personal finance journalist specializing in women and millennial investors. Previously, she was a fully licensed financial professional at Fidelity Investments where she helped clients make more informed financial decisions every day. She has ghostwritten financial guidebooks for industry professionals and even a personal memoir. She is passionate about improving financial literacy and believes a little education can go a long way. You can connect with her on Twitter, Instagram or her website,