Diary of a Dividend Diva: STX, CA, MXIM, LTD, AVP

I am "down under" in Australia for the balance of the week, after a grueling 33 hours of travel from Chicago to Perth. Accordingly, I will keep it brief this morning, and will quickly go over some upcoming dividends. We are getting into the meat of dividend season, as we always do post-earnings season, so there are plenty to discuss.

First, though, I wanted to point out that I've taken a sampling the prices of everyday goods in Sydney and Perth -- and it confirms that Australia is sustaining the value of its currency. Meanwhile, we in the U.S. are slowly devaluing ours. Given the progressively worsening debt problem the U.S. faces -- as I wrote about last week -- I am looking for the best foreign currencies in which to diversify. I like the commodity-driven economies, such as those of Australia and Canada, since commerce will thrive here as commodity prices rise against a falling U.S. dollar....173 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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