What is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?

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What is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?

Post by ruralavalon » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:31 pm

For U.S. domiciled investors, what is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?

No explanations are requested or desired, this is just meant to be a survey.

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Post by grabiner » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:44 pm

I am 50/50, and have been at that ratio for years. I overweight emerging markets because they have lower correlation with the rest of my portfolio.
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Post by friar1610 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:46 pm

80/20
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Post by SweetAeromotion » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:48 pm

70/30

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Post by sapper1371 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:52 pm

70/30

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Post by BWildt » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:55 pm

100% US as of right now. I keep debating whether I want to add international or not.

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Post by Vulcan » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:57 pm

Whatever VTWAX's is.
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Post by san1 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:05 pm

US 75%: ex-US 25%

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Post by visualguy » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:09 pm

100% US.

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Post by Daedalus » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:14 pm

100% U.S. Stock. Age 28

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Post by benway » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:22 pm

50/50

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Post by champion_ham » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:26 pm

80 U.S./20 ex-U.S.

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Post by typical.investor » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:27 pm

55 US
28 Dev Intl
17 EM

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Post by oldcomputerguy » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:27 pm

70% US, 30% international
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Post by DA200 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:28 pm

75/25

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Post by NestEggLove » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:28 pm

75 U.S./25 Ex-U.S.

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Post by Trader Joe » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:30 pm

ruralavalon wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:31 pm
For U.S. domiciled investors, what is your U.S./ex-U.S. stock allocation?

No explanations are requested or desired, this is just meant to be a survey.
100% U.S. Stock.

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Post by NxNW » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:30 pm

70/30

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Post by Morgan Dollar 1921 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:34 pm

95 % US/5% ex-US

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Post by yogesh » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:46 pm

70/30
Another survey / poll here
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Post by mindboggling » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:47 pm

My stock allocation is about 20% ex-US.
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Post by TLC » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:48 pm

60/40

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Post by 2015 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:49 pm

My chicken bones always tell me to do 80% U.S./20% international because Moon might be in Sag sometime in the near future. As good a recommendation as any.

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Post by Tedd » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:53 pm

62.5 US / 37.5 INT'L

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Post by Thesaints » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:15 pm

70/30
I've been trying to shift it towards international gradually, by using dividends reinvestment and new contributions, but US stocks are not cooperating.

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Post by Triple digit golfer » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:17 pm

70/30

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Post by Doom&Gloom » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:20 pm

67:33

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Post by radeon962 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:15 pm

70/30

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Post by Chris K Jones » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:18 pm

80% US: 20% ex US

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Post by eRob » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:20 pm

85/15

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Post by Tamarind » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:21 pm

70/30

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Post by Misenplace » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:37 pm

70/30

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Post by assyadh » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:55 pm

Vulcan wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Whatever VTWAX's is.
+1, except I do it with VTI/VXUS for tlh reasons

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Post by BigJohn » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:00 pm

70/30

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Post by SarahS » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:01 pm

72%/28%

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Post by Toadandfriends » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:16 pm

50/50

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Post by RNJ » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:18 pm

50/50, slight overweight to EM.

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Post by Vulcan » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:43 am

assyadh wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:55 pm
Vulcan wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Whatever VTWAX's is.
+1, except I do it with VTI/VXUS for tlh reasons
So with each contribution, you buy at then current market cap?
How do you purchase fractional shares? :wink:
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Post by KingRiggs » Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:58 am

75% US/25% Intn'l

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Post by ruralavalon » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:15 am

Desired: 75% U.S./25% international.
Current actual: 78% U.S./ 22% international.
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Post by david_that_guy » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:16 am

80% US / 20% Intl

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Post by Garfieldthecat » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:33 am

80% US, 20% non-US

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Post by deltaneutral83 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:38 am

75.56/24.44 , need to rebalance

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Post by BogleMelon » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:45 am

65% US - 35% EX-US
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Post by sabtastic » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:58 am

50/50 although if I could do it over today we would likely purchase VTWAX instead.

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Post by Ketawa » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:17 am

World market cap minus Canada since the TSP I Fund is only an EAFE fund, so 55% domestic vs 45% international as of Feb 28 update to S&P index data. If the I Fund had Canada, it would be 53% domestic/47% international.

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Post by dh » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:19 am

50/50

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Post by JuniorRob » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:19 am

50/50 FOR LIFE

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Post by 50/50 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:25 am

100% US

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