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International Dividend Investing: A Different Take

Featuring:

Christy Capriccio - 400x400

Christy Capriccio
Vice President and Portfolio Advisor
Wellington Management Company LLC.

Moderated by:

Joe Terranova

Joe Terranova
Chief Market Strategist
Virtus Investment Partners

In a conversation with Virtus’ Chief Market Strategist Joe Terranova, Wellington Management Company's Christy Capriccio discusses a different take on approaching international dividend investing.

Topics discussed:

  • The landscape for equity income investing
  • Balancing the trade-offs; income, growth and concentration risk
  • Combining stocks with diversifying and complementary characteristics
  • Opportunities in international dividend payers

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