5 Mutual Funds for European Stocks

Adding some European flavor can be good for your portfolio—but beware overexposure.

Investors who want to invest in European stocks have plenty of options among mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. But check first whether you already have a large chunk of money in Europe. Many diversified global and international stock funds have a large percentage of their portfolio in European stocks. For example, Dodge & Cox International Stock (symbol DODFX), a member of the Kiplinger 25, recently had 60% of its assets in companies based in Europe (including the United Kingdom).

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Tom Petruno
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Petruno, a former financial columnist for the Los Angeles Times, is an independent investor, writer and consultant. He lives in L.A.