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Buy And Hold Forever? Nope. I’d Sell If You See These 3 Signs

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Buy And Hold Forever? Nope. I’d Sell If You See These 3 Signs

Members of our CEF Insider service often ask me when they should sell a closed-end fund. The truth is, when it comes to CEFs, it’s easier to know when to buy than when to sell. If the fund is well managed, has a strong track record, is deeply discounted in relation to net asset value, or NAV (another way of […]

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These Huge Dividends (Up To 7.4%) Are Perfect For The Next 6 Months

| July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
These Huge Dividends (Up To 7.4%) Are Perfect For The Next 6 Months

The trade-war panic is in full retreat—and it’s left us three ridiculously cheap funds set to soar even higher than the market in the coming months. Best of all, we’ll bag some very nice dividends from this trio: I’m talking outsized yields up to 7.4%! Before I show them to you, let’s talk about why the market […]

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5 Cheap ETFs That Aren’t Actually A Good Value

5 Cheap ETFs That Aren’t Actually A Good Value

There are tons of cheap ETFs out there, but not all of them are the best ETFs There are now scores of cheap ETFs and by all accounts, investors love these products. Honing in on a specific fee range, even when excluding the two ETFs that do not have annual fees, there are 100 ETFs in the […]

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Fixed Income Is Dominating ETF Flows, Smart Beta And Active Are Gaining

Fixed Income Is Dominating ETF Flows, Smart Beta And Active Are Gaining

Exchange-traded funds continue to play a major role in investment portfolios amid the shift toward passive investment options, but even ETFs aren’t immune from liquidations and flow problems. UBS reports that although there are more than 100 issuers of ETFs, the market is still very concentrated. BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street hold an 81% share of […]

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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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5 Ways To Profit From The Trade War (And Grab 14.5% Dividends)

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Ways To Profit From The Trade War (And Grab 14.5% Dividends)

There’s really just one way to cushion your portfolio from this trade war. It’s one of the oldest pieces of advice there is: Diversify. I know. You’ve heard that one tons of times before, right? Well, there’s a twist. Because I’m not going to just tell you that you need to spread your money out […]

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5 Thematic ETFs For Fixed-Income Investors

5 Thematic ETFs For Fixed-Income Investors

These bond ETFs show that different can be better Whether it is an ETF dedicated to 5G, cannabis, electric vehicles or small-cap biotechnology stocks, there are a growing number of thematic funds on the market. Predictably, however, the vast majority of thematic ETFs are equity-based products. On the other hand, many of the largest fixed-income ETFs are basic in […]

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5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds To Buy

5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds To Buy

These actively managed funds could help investors find compelling returns Due in large part to the rise of passive index funds and ETFs, actively managed funds have been taking some lumps in recent years. While fees have been declining on actively managed funds, those products have not been able to compete with ETFs when it comes […]

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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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These Fixed Income Investments Can Give You Peace Of Mind

These Fixed Income Investments Can Give You Peace Of Mind

There has been 9 rate hikes in the US since 2015. However it has been about half a year since the last hike. With uncertain factors such as the ongoing trade war with China, and the geopolitical turmoil surrounding oil make the Federal Reserve more hesitant to continue raising rates. WTI price increased by over […]

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