Going Ever More Global

More of the S&P 500's revenues are coming from overseas. But international diversification still pays

Thanks to increasing globalization, roughly 44% of the S&P 500's 2006 revenues came from international sources. This compares to only 32% in 2001. The energy sector has the largest international exposure with 55.9%, followed closely by information technology with 55.2%. Interestingly, the exposure for the influential financials sector is a mere 30.9%.

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