Top Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In For 2023 - Our Top Pick Is Unilever


  • 2022 is the first year since 2019 that I have been able to resume extensive international travel, and so a good time to refresh my "World Tour of Blue Chips".
  • In this article, I highlight one of my top picks from each of 10 countries where I'm seeing opportunities.
  • Of these 10 names, my top pick and largest holding is UK-based Unilever, whose global diversification and weak GBP base currency should position it well for 2023.
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Every now and then, I find it worth taking a big step back and looking at the "big picture" of where the best investment opportunities are around the world. A portfolio implementation of this is a "Make

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International investing in plain English

Tariq Dennison TEP runs a registered investment adviser focused on international clients and portfolio strategies. His marketplace service "The Expat Portfolio" shares his on-the-ground experience as an expat investing in diverse foreign markets. Tariq is the author of the book "Invest Outside the Box: Understanding Different Asset Classes and Strategies".  He lives in Central Europe, and teaches two classes at the Masters in Finance program at ESSEC Business School in Singapore.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of AAPL, CAJ, SSNLF, EWY, OVCHY, PIFMY, INFY, FOVSY, SGPPY, SCTBY, UL, KCDMY either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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