Tag: CEFs

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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