John Shtolfus of Oppenheimer Fund in its appeal to investors stresses the importance of the economy size. When it comes to the resilience of the financial system of a country to the global crisis, it is worth noting that the larger countries are more likely to exit from the crisis with minimal losses - for AMarkets materials.
America - still the largest economy in the world with a GDP of more than $ 17.4 trillion. China - number two on the scale of GDP at $ 10.4 trillion. GDP of the EU countries is about $ 13.4 trillion. Expert calls on investors, each time making a decision on a particular asset in the portfolio, to relate the strength and importance of economic news from the size of the economy. This is in order to sensibly evaluate the influence of a factor on the real situation in the country. Investors often exaggerate the importance of certain events and make the wrong decisions.
PS Here, however, it is necessary to make a reservation, that the United States, among other things - the largest external debtor. This also should not lose sight of.