Tag: 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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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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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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5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

These ETFs of closed-end funds are not for everyone. But those who dive in will enjoy yields in the 6%-7% range. Many investors are making the right choice to build their core portfolios around low-cost, liquid and diversified exchange-traded funds (ETFs) geared towards dividend paying stocks and bonds. These funds provide transparent exposure to a broad […]

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3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

Instead of meticulously picking one high paying stock after another – in hopes of building a secure dividend stream – how about simply buying a fund or two that does everything for you? After all, you’ve already made the correct asset allocation in choosing dividend stocks – which outperform non-payers by a wide margin. There […]

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