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Policy and valuation factors have contributed to higher dividend yields on overseas investments, but currency exposure and withholding taxes could take a bite out of your total return, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
This ETF has been battered by the decline in energy prices and weakness in emerging markets.
The U.K. will remain a good hunting ground for dividend-paying stocks even if Scotland decides to become independent, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
iShares Global Infrastructure provides a broad, inexpensive way to invest in global infrastructure.
This ETF holds the infrastructure firms that create the backbone of society--toll roads, ports, railroads, water and sewer systems, and power generation.
Utilities show no signs of slowing down with yields that look as good as ever.
Final environmental regulations give utilities near-term certainty but no comfort.
Our top utility picks during periods of inflation, deflation, or stagflation.
We sort through the multitude of issues surrounding these stocks.