High revenue exposure to the U.S. has benefited company returns, both in and outside the United States. Since 2011, non-U.S. companies with the highest exposure to the strong U.S. economy have had significantly higher equity returns than domestic-oriented companies and the broad MSCI ACWI benchmark. There are signs that Europe may be set to rebound, but maintaining a well-diversified portfolio that includes non-U.S. companies with exposure to the U.S. can be a prudent way to mitigate global political risk.
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