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Below are 40 CEFs with 8% to 9% yields, distributed monthly (displayed as a table due to quantity of funds):

Fund Name Fund Symbol Distribution Rate Monthly Distribution Premium/Discount to NAV NAV
American Strategic Income Portfolio Inc. ASP 8.99% $0.0750 -8.73% $12.60
Calamos Convertible Opportunities & Income Fund CHI 8.97% $0.0950 1.11% $12.57
Guggenheim Strategic Opportunity Fund GOF 8.96% $0.1540 6.45% $19.37
First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund FAM 8.94% $0.1300 -0.74% $17.58
Flaherty & Crumrine/Claymore Total Return Fund, Inc. FLC 8.93% $0.1395 1.19% $18.53
Western Asset Global Partners Income Fund Inc. GDF 8.90% $0.0950 7.83% $11.88
Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund JLS 8.88% $0.1725 0.04% $23.30
Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund 2 JMT 8.87% $0.1725 -0.04% $23.36
First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund FSD 8.86% $0.1335 -2.32% $18.51
Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. EHI 8.82% $0.0963 -0.91% $13.22
DWS High Income Trust KHI 8.76% $0.0750 6.31% $9.66
Managed High Yield Plus Fund Inc. HYF 8.75% $0.0156 0.00% $2.14
DWS Multi-Market Income Trust KMM 8.72% $0.0770 6.21% $9.98
PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund PKO 8.71% $0.1900 5.69% $24.76
Helios High Yield Fund Inc. HHY 8.70% $0.0750 4.13% $9.93
American Select Portfolio Inc. SLA 8.68% $0.0675 -11.87% $11.54
Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund CHW 8.55% $0.0620 -9.66% $9.63
PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund Inc. RCS 8.53% $0.0800 21.10% $9.29
Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunities DMO 8.51% $0.1500 0.24% $21.09
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund WEA 8.51% $0.1100 14.54% $13.55
Credit Suisse Asset Management Income Fund Inc. CIK 8.46% $0.0265 1.08% $3.72
Helios Multi-Sector High Income Fund, Inc HMH 8.46% $0.0425 -1.63% $6.13
Invesco High Yield Investments Fund, Inc. MSY 8.45% $0.0450 3.23% $6.19
Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund CSQ 8.43% $0.0700 -7.95% $10.82
Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund AGC 8.43% $0.0470 -9.84% $7.42
Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund ACP 8.37% $0.1200 -5.96% $18.30
Cohen and Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund Inc PSF 8.37% $0.1720 0.33% $24.57
Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II VLT 8.36% $0.1160 1.96% $16.34
MFS Intermediate High Income Fund CIF 8.35% $0.0220 4.98% $3.01
DWS High Income Opportunities Fund Inc DHG 8.29% $0.1100 1.99% $15.61
Helios High Income Fund, Inc HIH 8.29% $0.0600 2.48% $8.48
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund V, Inc. HYV 8.22% $0.0860 2.00% $12.31
Helios Advantage Income Fund, Inc. HAV 8.21% $0.0625 2.58% $8.91
MFS Intermediate Income Trust MIN 8.20% $0.0448 4.46% $6.28
DWS Strategic Income Trust KST 8.16% $0.0950 0.99% $13.83
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. HIO 8.15% $0.0425 1.95% $6.14
Calamos Global Total Return Fund CGO 8.08% $0.1000 -0.20% $14.89
Calamos Convertible & High Income Fund CHY 8.06% $0.0850 -2.84% $13.02
Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc GDO 8.06% $0.1275 -3.75% $19.73
PIMCO Income Strategy Fund PFL 8.01% $0.0750 4.17% $10.78
Source: Monthly Income Ideas: 40 Closed-End Funds With 8% To 9% Yields (Part 6)