Closed End Funds

These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

Every month, I ask subscribers to my Dividend Hunter Insiders service to send in any stock they want for a deep dive analysis. Out of the submissions, I pick one stock to analyze and share my thoughts with all Insider subscribers. Each month, when the email to send in stock picks goes out, I am […]

Steer Clear of These Three Popular Closed-End Funds

Steer Clear of These Three Popular Closed-End Funds

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds, often referred to as CEFs. 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 […]

The Dangers of Closed End Funds

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 […]

Get a 6% Yield While Owning AAPL, GOOG, AMZN and FB

Get a 6% Yield While Owning AAPL, GOOG, AMZN and FB

Early this week, negative news about Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) helped to pull down its share price and many of the other tech stocks. The last six weeks have shown that the formerly high-flying, never-go-down tech stocks can actually go down. Continued stellar share price gains are no longer a foregone conclusion. On the other side, […]

3 Closed End Funds for High Yields, Plus 1 is Tax-Free

3 Closed End Funds for High Yields, Plus 1 is Tax-Free

Are you open or closed? No… I’m not talking about your personality type! I’m talking about open-end funds versus closed-end funds (CEFs). It’s a question we often get from readers, so allow me to give you a quick rundown on CEFs and follow that with a few specific CEF investments that yield some healthy dividends. […]