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Ready For The Holiday Shopping Season - In Closed-End Funds?
Thu, Nov. 13 • 12 Comments
- Tax-loss selling appears to be a major force in the closed-end fund marketplace.
- However, selling pressure has historically been strongest in early-to-mid November.
- Long-side investors should begin readying their shopping lists of fund bargains that have been excessively battered in the tax-loss season sell-off.
Look Out Below! PIMCO Closed End Funds Suffer From Bill Gross Departure
- Nearly all of PIMCO's 19 closed end bond funds took a beating today in the wake of Bill Gross' departure.
- Despite today's sell-off, these CEFs remain at lofty premium pricing levels, far out of line with peer funds.
- PIMCO CEF longs should strongly consider their reasons for holding any PIMCO funds.
7 MLP Closed End Funds On Clearance Sale
- Closed end funds focusing on the MLP sub-sector are currently trading at extreme discounts to net asset value and represent a very attractive buying opportunity.
- The recent declines in price have coincided with announcement of the Kinder Morgan reorganization, which has been generally seen as a positive factor for the MLP sector.
- Particularly attractive opportunities exist within seven MLP closed end funds.
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