These stocks all have stable to growing competitive advantages and currently trade at a discount.
Some wonder whether the popular fund's closure last month may say something about dividend stocks today.
Some corrective behavior has been going on under the surface of the market indexes, but fundamentals remain strong in North America overall, says Fidelity's director of global macro Jurrien Timmer.
Diversifying among dividend-paying equities and corporate bonds with positive growth and credit dynamics can help income investors weather the headwinds that come with rising rates, says Franklin Templeton's Ed Perks.
Templeton Global Bond manager Michael Hasenstab outlines his criteria for investing in developing markets, and explains why he sees opportunities in China and Korea.