Tag: CEFs

These 3 Dividends (Up To 12.4%!) Are Traps Set To Spring

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
These 3 Dividends (Up To 12.4%!) Are Traps Set To Spring

Cash payouts of 8% and more (often paid monthly), plus price upside of 10%, 20%, sometimes even higher. That’s what you get with closed-end funds—and you can often get it in just one buy! But as terrific as these off-the-radar funds are, you still need to be careful: of the 500 or so CEFs available to […]

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The Dangers Of Closed-End Funds

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Dangers Of Closed-End Funds

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds. CEFs are actively managed investment pools with shares that trade on the stock exchanges. A lot of these funds carry very attractive yields. The danger is that this is an asset class where it is hard to separate the good […]

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A “Secret” 10.5% Dividend From Pfizer (Starting Today)

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
A “Secret” 10.5% Dividend From Pfizer (Starting Today)

What if I told you there’s a way you can buy your favorite blue chips and get a dividend up to 6 times bigger than what these stocks pay today? Let’s be honest: with an income stream like that, backed by household names like Pfizer (PFE) and AT&T (T)—more on these two stocks below—you’d leap at the chance, right? The […]

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This Deceiving Chart Is Costing You Money (Guaranteed)

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Deceiving Chart Is Costing You Money (Guaranteed)

I saw an interesting tweet the other day—someone commenting on how lots of people have no qualms racking up $100,000 in debt to get a university degree but think putting $5,000 into the stock market is too risky. The foolishness of this thinking is evident to anyone familiar with the stock market. Five-thousand dollars in […]

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This Fund’s “Secret” 9% Dividend Will Shock Investors

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Fund’s “Secret” 9% Dividend Will Shock Investors

One of the best things about closed-end fund (CEF) investing is the terrific “bonus” discounts CEFs give us on stocks and other investments. Here’s what I mean by a bonus discount: CEFs often trade at a level far different—and cheaper—than their net asset value (NAV), or the market price of a fund’s portfolio holdings. And these discounts […]

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My No. 1 Strategy For Big Gains (And Dividends) For The Rest Of 2018

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
My No. 1 Strategy For Big Gains (And Dividends) For The Rest Of 2018

Remember when stocks took some of the biggest nosedives in market history back in early February? I know that sounds like a ridiculous question, but I ask because many folks seem to have forgotten, with stocks quite a bit calmer now than they were in those days, even though they’ve seen a little more turbulence […]

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The #1 Blunder Investors Are Making Now (And How To Tap It For 7.5% Dividends)

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
The #1 Blunder Investors Are Making Now (And How To Tap It For 7.5% Dividends)

Today I want to show you one of the most ridiculously oversold funds. Not only is it absurdly cheap right now, but it also pays a 7.5% sustainable dividend. Before I get into those big cash payouts and how they’re possible, let me first explain why this fund is such an incredible bargain today. Imagine that you […]

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4 Smart Retirement Buys For 7.2% Dividends And Big Gains

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 Smart Retirement Buys For 7.2% Dividends And Big Gains

Today I’m going to show you 4 funds that, when put together, give you a juicy 7.2% dividend yield. And that’s just the start. In addition to giving you $595 per month in income for every $100,000 invested, this “instant” 4-fund portfolio gives you diversification that limits your risk of losing cash in a market […]

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These 8% Cash Payouts Are Perfect For Rising Rates

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
These 8% Cash Payouts Are Perfect For Rising Rates

It’s all but official: the Federal Reserve will hike rates three times this year, and almost certainly four. If you want to protect your portfolio (and profit), now is the time to prepare. I told you what’s driving this inflation surge—and how long it may last—in my article last Thursday. Today we’re going to look […]

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The 5 Dumbest High-Yield Funds (Ranked Worst to Just “Bad”)

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
The 5 Dumbest High-Yield Funds (Ranked Worst to Just “Bad”)

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) shattered growth records in 2017, with inflows topping $464 billion last year. The global ETF market now boasts more than $4.5 trillion in assets, and a large part of the appeal has been driven by dirt-cheap fees. But many of these fund’s fees are “cheap for a reason.” We’ll talk about five […]

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