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Finding foreign dividend stocks

Most investors, especially US investors, invest almost exclusively in their own country. There is even a name for this in the investing world, home country bias (see the link here). In many ways it is a quite reasonable and understandable phenomenon especially if you follow a maxim like invest in what you know. I don’t buy into most of the reasons the finance community pushed for investing in foreign stocks, usually revolving around optimal asset allocation, but it is something worth doing. To me its just a matter of opportunity. With the US representing about 40% of world wide market … Continue reading

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