RSSCategory: Closed-End Funds (CEFs)

3 CEF Traps (237 Funds In Total) You Must Avoid

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 CEF Traps (237 Funds In Total) You Must Avoid

The term closed-end fund (CEF) is a bit of a double entendre. An unintended one, I’m sure – and one we can leverage for safe 6%, 7% and even 8% yields with upside to boot. The “closed” in CEF technically means that the fund’s number of shares are fixed. Which is why these vehicles can have wild price swings […]

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Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

By now you probably either invest in closed-end funds (CEF) or have heard more folks talking about them. There’s a good reason why: dividends! With 10-Year Treasuries yielding around 2.3% and your typical S&P 500 stock paying even less—just 1.9%—there’s a very good chance none of the folks you know are clocking dividends that can even beat […]

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1 Dangerous Fund To Sell Now – 3 Bargains To Buy Instead

| August 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
1 Dangerous Fund To Sell Now – 3 Bargains To Buy Instead

After months of grinding higher, stocks have taken a bit of a breather. And one obscure corner of the market went lower still. I know I don’t have to tell you that when that happens, contrarians like us are set up for some nice gains, so long as we don’t let emotion cloud our judgment. And […]

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These 3 Funds Hand You A 6.5% Yield And Big Upside

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments
These 3 Funds Hand You A 6.5% Yield And Big Upside

Today I’m going to show you three funds that are clobbering the market while throwing off a princely income stream. These three funds have all gained 30% so far in 2017, even though the market is up a more modest (but still solid) 10%. And thanks to their skilled management teams and the exploding corners […]

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3 Safe Yields Up To 9.5%, With 20% Upside

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Safe Yields Up To 9.5%, With 20% Upside

If you want to find the best high-yield opportunities on Wall Street, you don’t follow bright neon signs – you turn over rocks. Years of research has shown that the most widely recommended names are typically overcrowded trades, killing any chance you have at wringing out any value. Worse, analysts’ and pundits’ picks are often […]

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This Popular Fund Just Cratered 13% … And It Will Go Lower

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Popular Fund Just Cratered 13% … And It Will Go Lower

Something tragic happened at the start of this month—but it’s such a familiar tragedy that no one should have been surprised. If you held the PIMCO CA Municipal Income III Fund (PZC), however, I bet you were surprised—and now you might be panicking. A closed-end fund (CEF) that was soaring for months all of a sudden crashed, going from […]

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7%+ Yields Ahead: Your Smartest Contrarian Play For The Rest Of 2017

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
7%+ Yields Ahead: Your Smartest Contrarian Play For The Rest Of 2017

If you feel good because your S&P 500 index fund has taken off like a rocket in 2017, you may not want to read this article. Because the S&P 500 is, in fact, not doing well this year—at least not compared to its peers. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the SPDR S&P 500 […]

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27 “Marked Down” Energy CEFs With Yields Up To 11%

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
27 “Marked Down” Energy CEFs With Yields Up To 11%

Energy is one sector where the experts just can’t seem to get it right. That’s a trend my colleague Brett Owens has been watching for a long time. In a March article, he warned that too many investors were bullish on oil, and the hedge fund “experts” betting on an imminent price breakthrough were wrong. […]

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The “Smart CEF Money” Is Buying These 8%+ Yields

| May 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
The “Smart CEF Money” Is Buying These 8%+ Yields

Closed-end fund (CEF) investors regularly go crazy. Their bouts with investment insanity often present us contrarian income hunters with 8%+ yields. And big price upside to boot. But be careful, because these first-level types can be as greedy as they are fearful. It’s important to fade both of their emotional extremes for dividend security and […]

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7 Screaming CEF Buys With 9.3% Yields and 50% Upside

| April 17, 2017 | 3 Comments
7 Screaming CEF Buys With 9.3% Yields and 50% Upside

A few days ago, I showed you exactly why now is the time to be greedy—not fearful—when it comes to stocks. And now, buried deep in the latest gross domestic product (GDP) report is a tiny data point that proves I’m right. It’s the clearest signal in years that now is the time to buy. […]

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