Investors seeking to diversify a US-centric portfolio should take a hard look at real estate. In a recently completed study, researchers found that the correlation of property securities across borders was much lower than for equities or bonds.
Each of the top 3 ETF sponsors has at least one domestic REIT fund. International and specialty REIT ETFs are also available.
Depending on how you define international, there 200+ funds and well over $100 billion invested in International ETFs – how do you sort through such a large and diverse selection?