Given the recent outperformance for U.S. stocks vs. International stocks over the last decade, RWM’s Portfolio Management Committee (PMC) recently met to discuss the appropriate allocation to U.S. and International stocks.1
The COVID-19 pandemic quickly turned into one of the biggest shocks to the global economic and health care systems in modern history. In March as the spread of the virus brought the economy to a near stop, US Stocks slid more than 13% and had fallen close to 21% for the year1. As short-term uncertainly increased, we stressed remaining disciplined to your investment strategy by looking past the headlines and recent market conditions to maintain a long-term perspective. Remaining disciplined, or staying the course and sticking to your investment plan, may be difficult through market dips and swings, but it also doesn’t mean standing still.