BOE And IGA: Global Stocks Are Cheap, Invest With These Discounted Funds

Summary

  • BOE and IGA both offer global exposure, which is relatively more attractively valued than U.S. investments at this time.
  • Over the last decade or so, U.S. investments have outperformed, but historically, that isn't always the case.
  • With this underperformance, investors have pushed these funds aside and they are trading at some attractive discounts.
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist

2021 is nearing a close, and once again, U.S. investments are taking the crown for being the better performer. That meant my wanting to gain exposure to international securities to be more diversified this year was

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Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of BOE, IGD, JPM either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Additional disclosure: This article was originally published to members of the CEF/ETF Income Laboratory on November 22nd, 2021.

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