By Ben Carlson
A Wealth of Common Sense
I can’t promise anything when it comes to future returns for the stock market, but a global benchmark for the stock market is fairly straightforward. The world stock market is a good starting point to compare to your 100% stock portfolio, because that’s the investable universe.
If nothing else, you can use the world stock market as a benchmark for performance attribution and understand where your bets are being made.
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