With the largest economy and stock exchanges in the world, the United States offers what many international investors are looking for:
The United States remains the most important market in the world for investors. Its lucrative business climate, including regulation and taxation rules, makes it very attractive to foreign investors. No other international financial market comes close to the size, accessibility, transparency and liquidity of U.S. stock markets.
The U.S. stock markets represent the biggest single concentration of wealth in history. In terms of market capitalization, no other financial market comes close to the combined U.S. stock markets. As of March 2020, the market capitalization of the NYSE was valued at US25.53 trillions.
|Country||Stock Exchange||Market Capitalization (USD Trillions)|
|Japan||Japan Exchange Group||5.1|
|China||Shanghai Stock Exchange||4.67|
|China||Hong Kong Stock Exchange||4.23|
|China||Shenzhen Stock Exchange||3.28|
|United Kingdom||London Stock Exchange||2.92|
|Canada||Toronto Stock Exchange||1.75|
Just looking at the NYSE alone, the trade value was 2 times that of Shenzhen, 3 times that of Tokyo, and almost 7 times that of London. U.S. markets are still the biggest in terms of turnover as well as value. That means there's a very high chance of finding a buyer or seller of any particular stock at any given time.
|Country||Stock Exchange||Monthly Trade Value (USD Billions)|
|China||Shenzhen Stock Exchange||763|
|China||Shanghai Stock Exchange||536|
|Japan||Tokyo Stock Exchange||481|
|South Korea||Korea Exchange||277|
|United Kingdom||London Stock Exchange||219|
|India||Bombay Stock Exchange||210|
U.S. markets offer access to a huge variety of U.S. companies seeking to raise capital. With almost 6,000 companies to select from, you can invest in major companies and brands from all over the world who list their shares on U.S. financial markets.
|Country||Stock Exchange||Number of Companies|
|United States||NASDAQ + NYSE||5,700|
|China||Shanghai + Shenzhen + Hong Kong||5,500|
Source: Wikipedia, Investopedia
Be updated with the current market forecasts to determine the strong and weak times to invest in the US stock market. Being on top of the current US stock market trends will give you better chances of buying and selling at the best times, thus eliminating guesswork and churn rate. You'll have peace of mind investing in the right companies to get the most of your money.
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