We're as patriotic as they come but considering the returns in Russia and other emerging markets, we can't help but wonder, is it better to invest overseas?
As you can see from the chart below Russia is up over 126% ytd on average while our own stock market is only a paltry 25% higher.
Best Global Bets In ‘09
Of course emerging markets pose risks that you don’t find here, and Russia can be particularly treacherous. (Who can forget the tension between Putin and BP)
However, it’s hard to ignore returns like those above.