With the S&P 500 trading at just about the same level as it started in 2014, it has been hardly a gangbuster year for the U.S. stock market. And it also is a far cry from the #4 position that the U.S. stock market occupied among global stock markets in 2013.
The good news is that the range of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in global markets and are available to U.S. retail investors has expanded steadily over the past few years.
That also means that your opportunities to profit from the hottest stock markets around the world have grown as well.
Doing so allows me to shift money into the best-performing markets in the world — no matter where they may be.
With that, here are four top-performing global stock markets that have generated at least double-digit percentage gains in 2014.
Read which markets have performed the best so far in 2014 at Eagle Daily Investor.