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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

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, but may initiate a long position in ACP, AGC, ASP, CGO, CHI, CHW, CHY, CIF, CIK, CSQ, DHG, DMO, EHI, FAM, FLC, FSD, GDF, GDO, GOF, HAV, HHY, HIH, HIO, HMH, HYF, HYV, JLS, JMT, KHI, KMM, KST, MIN, MSY, PFL, PKO, PSF, RCS, SLA, VLT, WEA over the next 72 hours.

Source: Monthly Income Ideas: 40 Closed-End Funds With 8% To 9% Yields (Part 6)