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PIMCO Muni CEFs (Finally) Re-Rate For The New Environment

PIMCO finally did it. They chopped the muni CEF distribution by up to 45%. Click here to see some muni CEFs outside of PIMCO. → Read More

Some Preferred Ideas For 'Locked In' ~6.5% Yields

Today’s spiking 2-year Treasury yields are due to yesterday’s Fed Chair press conference, where Powell said the FOMC is revising upward. Click here to read more. → Read More

CEF Weekly Commentary: Discounts Hit Lows Of The Cycle

Major indices were mostly lower on the week as the earnings season unofficially has begun and we also saw a hotter-than-expected CPI. Read more here. → Read More

CDC ETF: Large Cap Dividend Exposure With Less Risk? Not So Sure

CDC reduces risk to the equity markets without sacrificing a bunch of the upside. Read why the ETF is a hold. → Read More

Yield Hunting CEF Weekly Commentary

Stocks rallied hard again this week. I took the opportunity to start to trim some gains in my small-cap and tech stocks. Check out my CEF weekly commentary. → Read More

Investment Strategy By Economic Regime

The US economy can be characterized by late cycle with a stagflationary regime. Check out where to invest in these current stagflationary market environment. → Read More

Yield Hunting Weekly CEF Commentary

Discounts were largely flat on the week, with muni bond CEFs rallying slightly and taxables/equities barely budging. Check out a few CEF recommendations here. → Read More

CEF Report July 2022: Not Safe To Tread In Taxables Just Yet

CEF NAVs took a big hit in June and continue to show downward trends as they have for most of this year. That trend is driven by wider spreads. → Read More

YH CEF Weekly Commentary

CEF discounts continue to meander without direction for most of the last few months (outside of the mid-May one-week swoon). Read more here. → Read More

Muni CEFs Look Better (And Buyable) But Not Great (NYSE:DMB)

Muni CEFs have taken quite the beating this year and discounts have widened out - though not nearly as much as I would have expected. Read more here. → Read More

Weekly Yield Hunting CEF Commentary

We had another down week nearly across all asset classes with the markets shedding nearly 3% and the Nasdaq nearly 4%. Find the top buys and sells of the week. → Read More

Muni CEF Update April 2022: Still No Capitulation But Cuts Have Started Up

Muni CEFs have been beaten up so far in 2022. This is the worst 3-month period in a non-recessionary environment for 3 decades. Check out our picks here. → Read More

Eagle Credit Company Baby Bonds Are Attractive Plus Preferred Market Update (NYSE:ECCX)

Preferred stocks had a strong November, along with most asset classes. ECCX is a CEF baby bond with a 6.68% coupon trading below par and a 2028 maturity date. → Read More

Aberdeen Global Infrastructure (ASGI): Too New But Early Results Promising (NYSE:ASGI)

ASGI is a global infrastructure equity fund with a large amount of utility and industrial company common shares. → Read More

CEF Report December 2020: What's Next After A Spectacular Month?

November was one of the best months for markets in general and that includes CEFs, which rallied hard. Our Core Portfolio was up 7.2% in the month. → Read More

Why It May Be Time To Finally Invest In The 'Higher-Risk' PIMCO CEFs: Part 1

The higher-risk funds from PIMCO - PGP, PHK, and RCS - have been untouchable for some time due to their high premiums. → Read More

Municipal Market And CEF Update

Municipal bonds are still looking like a compelling piece of the CEF market despite the prospect of higher interest rates. → Read More

Guggenheim Taxable Muni: A Quality Fund That Is Slowly Changing (NYSE:GBAB)

GBAB is a great long-term performer with high-quality characteristics. The fund is up over 8.7% YTD on price and 5.3% on NAV. → Read More

Paycheck Replacement For Retirement

How to avoid the fluctuations and secure your retirement through self-annuitization We prioritize fixed income cash flow over dividend equities. → Read More

CEF Report November: The Opportunity Is Now

We assess the current CEF market environment and what the discounts have done in the last couple of months. → Read More