An emerging economy is a country that is not as rich as the United States or Canada, but is going through rapid economic growth because of changes in markets, technology, business culture and social practices. The four largest emerging economies in the world are commonly referred to as “the BRIC countries.” They are Brazil, Russia, India and China.
- Why Investors Diversify: Spreading Your Wealth Across Assets, Industries and CountriesPutting hard-earned money into the stock market can be a scary move for first-time investors. Unlike a bank account, where you basically know that you’ll get interest -- a small, but guaranteed return on your cash -- buying stock gives you the opportunity to make a lot of money, or lose your entire investment. Diversification, or investing in a variety of different options, can help you balance any losses in one area with gains in another.
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