For most of 2018, as for most of the past 10 years, U.S. equities substantially outperformed those around the world, acting as a haven from worries about global growth slowing down. This reversed suddenly in the final quarter of the year when investors started to fear that a U.S. recession could be closer than they had thought. The Journal says that because the U.S. economy is showing even more evidence of being the world's strongest economy, it will still be a better bet than emerging market stocks and European stocks because those markets have become too dependent on China. The U.S. has become less dependent on China. Today, we'll review the Journal's evidence with tips on how you should allocate money in 2019. Don't miss today's show...MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!