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Michael Foster is an Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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Forget Oil: This 7.6% Dividend Will Soar In 2019

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
Forget Oil: This 7.6% Dividend Will Soar In 2019

Oil prices have been locked in a tight range for five years—and I know I don’t have to tell you that this has been a disaster for energy investors. Oil Fails to Launch With the benchmark Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) unable to hold its gains for long (let alone recover to pre-crash levels), even the most […]

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1,000%+ Gains And 7.2% Dividends in 1 Buy. Here’s How

| March 20, 2019 | 1 Comment
1,000%+ Gains And 7.2% Dividends in 1 Buy. Here’s How

It’s a question that’s absolutely critical when judging a closed-end fund: how safe is the dividend? This is particularly crucial when you consider the huge yields the average CEF offers compared to their ETF cousins. For the 2,918 ETFs available to US investors, the average payout is 1.9%, partly because 735 of these funds pay nothing […]

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Two 7% Dividends (With Upside) No One Is Talking About

| March 13, 2019 | 1 Comment
Two 7% Dividends (With Upside) No One Is Talking About

The headlines say it all: the economy is slowing down, right? And with stocks soaring—up 11% year to date—we must be headed for a correction. Both statements would be off the mark. Because the economic numbers the government is putting out (and the press is repeating without question) are flawed. I’ll show you how in a moment. […]

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My Personal Forecast For Gold (And 3 Gold Funds Circling The Drain)

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
My Personal Forecast For Gold (And 3 Gold Funds Circling The Drain)

Here’s something that might surprise you about gold: closed-end fund (CEF) managers—at least those I speak to—pay little attention to it. We’ll dive into why right now. Then I’ll show you three gold CEFs you need to keep away from your portfolio. Because gold’s future looks nothing like the rosy past gold bugs love to use to justify their […]

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Revealed: My Personal 3-Point “When To Sell” Checklist For CEFs

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
Revealed: My Personal 3-Point “When To Sell” Checklist For CEFs

Income investors are typically a conservative and prudent bunch. Focused on a sustainable income stream, they often look for a sign to avoid a big price drop. So when it comes to one of the highest-yielding investments of all—closed-end funds (CEFs)—how can you know when the time has come to sell? I’ll tackle that question […]

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1 Click To Boost Your Dividend Income 4X

| February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
1 Click To Boost Your Dividend Income 4X

Today I’m going to reveal a powerful secret that could boost your dividend income 4X. I’m talking about a massive 7.5% income stream here (or nearly 4X the yield on the average S&P 500 stock)—and your capital will grow nicely while you pocket your dividend cash, too. Solid payouts like that put financial independence within reach, […]

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Quiet Shift Reveals Huge 8.8% Cash Payout (And Big Gains Too)

| February 11, 2019 | 1 Comment
Quiet Shift Reveals Huge 8.8% Cash Payout (And Big Gains Too)

It happened so quietly, you may not have even noticed. But the script has flipped on interest rates—and today I’m going to give you my favorite way to profit. (hint: this buy pays an 8.8% dividend—enough to hand you $8,800 a year in cash on every $100k invested—and is poised for quick 10% price upside, […]

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This 7.1% Dividend Is A Screaming Buy (For A Reason No One Realizes)

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
This 7.1% Dividend Is A Screaming Buy (For A Reason No One Realizes)

It’s a proven way to get in on a closed-end fund (CEF) before its next huge surge: watch for the managers to buy shares of the fund with their own cash—then dive in right alongside them. I’m telling you this now because one of the smartest minds on Wall Street just dumped a pile of his own money—$2.6 […]

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Here’s How I Pick The Best CEFs For 7%+ Dividends (5 Simple Steps)

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
Here’s How I Pick The Best CEFs For 7%+ Dividends (5 Simple Steps)

Since launching my CEF Insider service in early 2017, the picks I’ve given subscribers have outperformed the broader CEF market—even through the recent market volatility that’s caused just about everything to go down. The key to this performance is a process of analysis and selection that is both complicated and straightforward. I have a checklist of 52 points […]

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Here’s Where We’ll Find 20% Upside (And 5% Tax-Free Dividends) In 2019

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Here’s Where We’ll Find 20% Upside (And 5% Tax-Free Dividends) In 2019

There’s a rare opportunity bubbling up in an obscure corner of the market, and we need to act now, because with a quick hand, we can snag 5.9% tax-free dividends in 2019 and double-digit upside—in just 3 quick buys. I’ll reveal the names of these 3 surprising investments in a moment. But for now, I’ll tell you that this […]

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