Tag: Closed-end funds

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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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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Yellen Just Slapped A “Buy” Rating On These 8% Yields

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Yellen Just Slapped A “Buy” Rating On These 8% Yields

As recently as last week, many high quality closed-end funds (CEFs) were being neglected thanks to the headline worry that higher rates would hurt them. That nonsense stopped abruptly when Fed chair Janet Yellen basically slapped a “Buy” rating on the entire sector! Her dovish outlook was taken as a cue that CEF investors could […]

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14 Funds That Crush Vanguard And Yield Up To 11.9%

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
14 Funds That Crush Vanguard And Yield Up To 11.9%

Vanguard is killing it. They’re now the biggest money manager in the world, with a whopping $4 trillion in assets under management. It’s a feel-good story for a lot of investors, since the low-fee index fund juggernaut has marketed itself as the humble alternative to the high-rolling Wall Streeters who have become the target of […]

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