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A decade ago, amid an economic boom in "emerging markets" like Brazil, Russia, India and China, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided to plow nearly 10% of all savings into stocks from the countries. Now, the teachers are reeling from the mistake, with subpar returns and outsize risks that could have been easily avoided had the fund just stuck with large U.S. stocks.
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If they're good enough for the Oracle of Omaha, they're good enough for you.
Even in a bullish market, 46% of Americans say they don't predict living comfortably in retirement. That's far more than in previous strong economies, according to Gallup.