Dividend paying stocks have been popular for a while in today's awful interest rate environment. Now it seems international stocks with high dividends are in vogue. I've noticed two articles in the news on this subject. This Smart Money article, Global Dividend Payers
, reviews 3 foreign stocks that pay high dividends, and this Reuters article
reports on two new Fidelity funds that seek income-producing stocks around the globe.
Building an investment strategy based on the latest hot trends is rarely a good long-term strategy. If you're considering investing in dividend stocks and/or international stocks and funds, here are some useful resources: