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  • Managed High Yield Plus Fund: A 9% Yield And A 12.5% Discount Is Hard To Resist
    Hawkinvest JNK, HYF Wed, Feb. 18, 7:22 PM
  • Firsthand Technology Value Fund: Wide Discount, Too Much Risk
    Reuben Gregg Brewer SVVC Tue, Feb. 17, 3:34 PM
  • Equity CEFs: How To Play Sector Rotations By Investing In CEFs
    Douglas Albo QQQX, RFI, GNT Tue, Feb. 17, 10:03 AM
  • EOI Vs. EOS: Not Much Difference Between These CEFs
    Reuben Gregg Brewer EOI, EOS Fri, Feb. 13, 5:20 PM
  • IHD: A Tough Sell Based On Performance
    Reuben Gregg Brewer IHD Thu, Feb. 12, 4:03 PM
  • Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund: This Net Asset Value Bargain Offers A Generous 9.7% Yield
    Hawkinvest JNK, DHF Thu, Feb. 12, 9:33 AM
  • Oxford Lane Capital: Cash Flow Jumps, But So Do Paper Losses
    Steven Bavaria OXLC Wed, Feb. 11, 8:14 AM
  • General American Investors Company, Inc. Targeted By Activist Fund
    Steve Harris SPE, GAM Tue, Feb. 10, 6:15 AM
  • Assessing High-Income Covered Call CEFs
    John Dowdee BDJ, EOI, EOS Mon, Feb. 9, 8:55 AM
  • Exploiting Market Inefficiency In Closed-End Funds
    Left Banker FXBY, PGP, PHK Mon, Feb. 9, 5:13 AM
  • Bill Gross Has Started To Sell His Pimco Closed-End Funds
    George Spritzer, CFA PCI Fri, Feb. 6, 12:09 PM
  • Franklin Universal Trust: An Interesting Mix In This CEF
    Reuben Gregg Brewer FT Thu, Feb. 5, 9:07 AM
  • ETB Vs. ETV: What's The Difference?
    Reuben Gregg Brewer ETV, ETB Tue, Feb. 3, 7:28 PM
  • Equity CEFs: Will 2015 Be The Year Of The Rotation? Part II
    Douglas Albo BGR, DIA, GGN Mon, Feb. 2, 9:10 AM
  • There Are Few Bargains In Tax-Free Income... Here's 3
    Left Banker BSD, DSM, EIV Mon, Feb. 2, 7:54 AM
  • Risk Versus Reward For High Income, Preferred Stock Funds
    John Dowdee FFC, HPS, PDT Sun, Feb. 1, 12:50 AM
  • Closed End Funds: Where Does That Discount Go?
    Reuben Gregg Brewer ADX, GGN, PHK Fri, Jan. 30, 2:28 PM
  • Closed-End Funds: What IS A Sustainable Yield?
    Reuben Gregg Brewer USA Thu, Jan. 29, 3:16 PM
  • 6 High-Yield Bond CEFs Trump ETFs Like HYG And JNK
    Convergence Investments AWF, GHY, HIO Tue, Jan. 27, 12:01 AM
  • Equity CEFs: Global CEFs For A QE Europe
    Douglas Albo AGD, AOD, DIA Mon, Jan. 26, 1:07 PM
  • A Diversified, High-Income Bond Portfolio For 2015
    John Dowdee BLW, CHI, EHI Sat, Jan. 24, 10:40 AM
  • Why Muni Closed-End Funds May Not Do Well In 2015
    Joe Eqcome MUB, NCA, NUV Fri, Jan. 23, 3:10 PM
  • GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust And GAMCO Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust: Is It Time To Sell?
    Reuben Gregg Brewer GNT, GGN, VGPMX Fri, Jan. 23, 1:22 PM
  • I Would Avoid Pioneer High Income Trust At The Present Time
    Stanford Chemist ANGL, JNK, PHT Fri, Jan. 23, 1:01 PM
  • Reaves Utility Income Fund: Dividend Stability In Good Markets And Bad
    Reuben Gregg Brewer UTG Thu, Jan. 22, 3:00 PM
  • 2 Weeks Later: Did Mean Reversion Of CEFs Take Place?
    Stanford Chemist AWP, BCX, BOE Tue, Jan. 20, 1:26 PM
  • In Search Of Income: Municipal Bond CEFs (Part II)
    Convergence Investments BFZ, BTT, EIM Tue, Jan. 20, 1:06 PM
  • A Conservative Way To Invest In An Energy Rebound
    George Spritzer, CFA BCX Tue, Jan. 20, 12:29 PM
  • Adams Express: A Good Fund, But Recent Changes Are A Risk
    Reuben Gregg Brewer ADX Tue, Jan. 20, 6:51 AM
  • Closed-End Fund Advisors: Fourth Quarter 2014 CEF/BDC Review And 2015 Outlook
    John Cole Scott ECC, EGF, ETF Fri, Jan. 16, 7:15 PM
  • Arbitraging 20% As An Exuberant Closed End Fund Returns To Normalcy
    Alexander Prindle CUBA Thu, Jan. 15, 5:45 PM
  • Time To Consider Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation?
    Stanford Chemist TYG Thu, Jan. 15, 11:43 AM
  • Adams Express Is Proof That Closed-End Funds Can Survive Big Dividends
    Reuben Gregg Brewer ADX Thu, Jan. 15, 9:40 AM
  • Closed-End Funds Strategies For 2014 And 2015: CEFs For Buying And Selling
    Joe Eqcome CEE, CFP, EVN Wed, Jan. 14, 6:34 PM
  • Cohen & Steers REIT And Preferred Income Fund: Not Just A Real Estate Offering
    Reuben Gregg Brewer RNP Wed, Jan. 14, 11:30 AM
  • Lipper Closed-End Funds Summary: December 2014
    Lipper Insight at Thomson Reuters CEFL, PCEF, YYY Tue, Jan. 13, 1:54 PM
  • Why I'm Not Closing My Position In Columbia Seligman Premium Tech Fund
    Left Banker ETV, ETW, ETY Tue, Jan. 13, 12:34 PM
  • How Do You Look At CEF Performance?
    Reuben Gregg Brewer GGN, GNT Tue, Jan. 13, 10:50 AM
  • In Search Of Income: Municipal Bond CEFs (Part I)
    Convergence Investments MUNI Mon, Jan. 12, 9:00 AM
  • Equity CEFs: The Dilemma Of The Equity Option Income Strategy
    Douglas Albo BLK, BME, ETJ Mon, Jan. 12, 7:33 AM
  • Closing The KYN-AMLP Pairs Trade
    Stanford Chemist KYN, AMLP Sat, Jan. 10, 5:14 AM
  • GAMCO Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust: Similar But Different Discounted CEF Opportunity
    Reuben Gregg Brewer GGN, GNT Thu, Jan. 8, 10:21 AM
  • GGN: Now Could Be A Good Time To Pick This High Yielder Up
    Reuben Gregg Brewer GGN Wed, Jan. 7, 5:22 PM
  • 'Savvy Senior' IRA Generates 10% Cash Income In 2014, But Market Value...Well, Don't Ask!
    Steven Bavaria ARDC, ARMF, CEFL Wed, Jan. 7, 3:16 PM
  • In Search Of Income: Covered Call CEFs (Part II - Specific Funds)
    Convergence Investments BDJ, BGY, BOE Wed, Jan. 7, 11:51 AM
  • In Search Of Income: Covered Call CEFs (Part I - Sector Analysis)
    Convergence Investments B, BDJ, BGY Tue, Jan. 6, 3:57 PM
  • Frontrunning Yield Shares High Income ETF YYY And ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN CEFL: Could You Have Profited?
    Stanford Chemist CEFL, PCEF, YYY Sun, Jan. 4, 12:47 PM
  • 10.6% Yielding ETW Offers Both Income And A Capital Appreciation Opportunity
    Stanford Chemist ETW Fri, Jan. 2, 5:27 PM
  • Buy Energy CEFs With Large Distributions And Steep Discounts To Play An Oil Rebound
    Value and Income Insights BGR, IRR, IXC Fri, Jan. 2, 4:26 PM
  • A Diversified, High-Income, Lower-Risk CEF Portfolio For 2015
    John Dowdee ETW, HQH, INB Thu, Jan. 1, 7:59 AM