In total, my team found 227 common stocks paying dividends of 12% or higher. But only 17 of these companies were located in the United States. The other 210 were located in international markets. Action to Take --> This means if you want high-yielding stocks, then 92% of your opportunities are located outside the United States. But don't worry, you can buy many of these without even leaving the U.S. markets. I have more details -- including several names and ticker symbols -- in a presentation I recently put together. Visit this link to read it now. (
http://web.streetauthority.com/m/hy-intl/2012/ehna12/forget-treasuries-sample.asp?TC=HN0669 ) In the presentation, I've even included the full list of the 17 U.S. companies yielding above 12%. Paul Tracy owns shares of PM. StreetAuthority LLC does not hold positions in any securities mentioned in this article. More StreetAuthority Stories: This Could be the World's Best Oil Stock The Man Who Made $15 Billion from the Housing Bubble Just Bought These 5 Stocks Is this Stock the Next Google?