Tag: Closed-end funds

“Big Short” Contrarian Has A New Target (You’ll Never Guess What)

| September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
“Big Short” Contrarian Has A New Target (You’ll Never Guess What)

You’ve probably heard of Michael Burry. Played by Christian Bale in the film The Big Short, Burry famously made nearly a billion dollars betting against the housing bubble in the 2000s. Now this legendary contrarian has a new target: funds. He’s mostly panning passive exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but he’s got a lot of disdain to go […]

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This Incredible Fund Soared 517% (And It’s Just Getting Started)

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
This Incredible Fund Soared 517% (And It’s Just Getting Started)

Today I’m going to show you how one savvy buy can help you turn $100K into a $500,000 windfall. Plus, you’ll “automatically” build yourself a tidy monthly income stream—I’m talking $2,700+ here—without lifting a finger. That’s enough for many folks to retire on. At the center of it all is a little-known group of investments […]

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How To Collect 8.7% Yields Each And Every Month

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
How To Collect 8.7% Yields Each And Every Month

How much do you need to save to retire comfortably? Not as much as you think if you buy the right monthly dividend payers. How you invest your retirement portfolio is more important than how much you have. Especially today, with “dumb” retirement money collecting just 1% in safe bonds. That 1% won’t even get it […]

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3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

| August 7, 2019
3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

Is last week’s rate-cut temper tantrum the start of a bigger meltdown? That’s the big question—and today we’re going to do what we have to do to protect our nest egg—and set ourselves up for big gains (and dividends) in the long run. That means we may only have days to prepare—maybe even hours. The […]

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These 2 “Silent Wealth Builders” Are Set To Soar (And Yield 6.8%+)

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 2 “Silent Wealth Builders” Are Set To Soar (And Yield 6.8%+)

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) sound boring, but the truth is they’re the hottest investments out there. And today I’m going to give you two great ways to buy in: both are REIT-focused funds with big yields—I’m talking 6.8% and up! You’ve no doubt noticed that REITs get little attention in the financial press. That’s […]

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Revealed: The 5 Best CEFs For 17%+ Yearly Gains, 6%+ Dividends

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Revealed: The 5 Best CEFs For 17%+ Yearly Gains, 6%+ Dividends

Something unusual has happened in closed-end funds (CEFs) lately—a lot of new names are showing up in the leaderboard of the top long-term performers. According to my CEF Insider service, there are now 36 funds that have delivered over 15% annualized total returns over the last decade, and three have delivered over 20% annualized returns, including their hefty dividend […]

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Sell These 5 Risky Funds Luring Investors Looking For High Yields

| July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sell These 5 Risky Funds Luring Investors Looking For High Yields

I receive a lot of questions concerning the different investments on closed-end funds (CEFs); particularly the category of high yield investment types. A lot of investors see the yields and monthly dividends and decide to jump into CEFs without understanding what they are buying. You can find several danger signals that will tell when to […]

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This “3-Buy” Portfolio Protects Your Loved Ones And Yields 8%

| June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
This “3-Buy” Portfolio Protects Your Loved Ones And Yields 8%

Our Contrarian Income Report mailbag served up an important question from a reader this week. What are the perfect retirement dividends to buy and hold forever? Our subscriber is retired and manages investments for him and his wife. He asked me how to build a portfolio that will give her reliable income, with little maintenance, if he […]

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Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

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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3 Simple Steps To 73% Gains And 6% Dividends (Starting Now)

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Simple Steps To 73% Gains And 6% Dividends (Starting Now)

What if I told you I’d found a way for you to bank 7%+ in cash (often paid monthly, no less) from real estate? And no, we’re not going to send you out on the streets, pounding the pavement with your real estate agent, trooping through one disappointing house after another. And you won’t have to deal […]

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