Tag: CEF

Preferred Stocks: 8 Easy Ways To 6%-7% Yields

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Preferred Stocks: 8 Easy Ways To 6%-7% Yields

As investors near retirement, they tend to favor bonds, which provide income and less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before—which means much more time for inflation to eat away at your nest egg’s purchasing power—it’s important to not go too conservative too early in […]

Continue Reading

Closed-End Bond Funds, Friend Or Foe?

Closed-End Bond Funds, Friend Or Foe?

In our article, “Is Your Money Manager Really Listening?”, subscriber Rick G. reported a bad experience when his money manager invested in a closed-end bond fund: “…. He put me in several Closed-End Bond Funds (CEFs). He said they were good deals as they were selling at a discount to Net Asset Value (NAV). Upon further […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

The 7 Steps I Always Follow For 8% Dividends In CEFs

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
The 7 Steps I Always Follow For 8% Dividends In CEFs

Today, the 10-year Treasury pays just 2.4%. Put a million bucks in T-Bills and you’re banking $24,000 per year. Barely above poverty levels! Hence the appeal of closed-end funds (CEFs), which often pay 8% or better. That’s the difference between a paltry minimum-wage income of $24,000 on a million saved or a respectable $80,000 annually. And […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

Danger: Sell These 4 ETF Disasters Now (And Buy These 5 Cash Machines Instead)

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Danger: Sell These 4 ETF Disasters Now (And Buy These 5 Cash Machines Instead)

I get lots of pushback when I post an article panning exchange-traded funds. ETF fanboys (and girls) base their love on two things: ETFs’ cheap management fees and convenience, because they let you jump into an entire sector in one click. My response? Handle these so-called “set it and forget it” plays with a lot of caution—or risk a […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading