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  • One For Tax Day: Tax-Free 6.6% With Strong Upside Potential [View article]
    Do you really want to hang your hat on CA, IL and NY in those percentages? How did insurance help Detroit and conceivably MI? Regards W. Kirk
    Apr 16 10:20 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 17.8%-Yielding CEFL - Diversification On Top Of Diversification, Or Fees On Top Of Fees? [View article]
    Who/ what is IB, Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 15 04:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The CEF Industry's Managed Distribution Policies May Lead To The Exploitation Of Investors [View article]
    Excellent, Thak you, Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 8 10:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 17.8%-Yielding CEFL - Diversification On Top Of Diversification, Or Fees On Top Of Fees? [View article]
    dc984, I believe you are correct but the question remains are all ETN's free from withholding at any percentage as Interactive believes for non resident residing in the US or anywhere else? W.Kirk
    Apr 7 11:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The CEF Industry's Managed Distribution Policies May Lead To The Exploitation Of Investors [View article]
    Joe, Is that the case for your full sample or just the CEF's mentioned in article?? Tried to get into your website for free one week trial to read article you referenced but site would not accept password or user ID after I registering?? WTK
    Apr 7 11:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The CEF Industry's Managed Distribution Policies May Lead To The Exploitation Of Investors [View article]
    Good to see you back on SA. I generally agree with what you have written and thoroughly respect you data analysis. You must, however, distinguish between good and bad. ROC. This item along brings into question your conclusions. Also, I suspect,but cannot prove, that funds with good ROC are receiving a premium because the are being compared to High Yield Muni funds rather than just their piers. They can and hundreds of basis point to after tax return. I do this every day, Best Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 5 11:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons Top Earners Should Favor High-Yield Muni ETFs [View article]
    Scooter-pop , Your situation is very similar to mine but I am active in comparative analysis of the fund values every day and will trade accordingly when possible. I generally do not own ETF's. I will however, enhance income with dividend trading ,both taxable and non taxable, which the conventional wisdom ( at least here at SA ) says is not possible. I hope this wisdom remains, Best Regards, W.Kirk ( no Capt. necessary)
    Apr 5 10:41 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 17.8%-Yielding CEFL - Diversification On Top Of Diversification, Or Fees On Top Of Fees? [View article]
    InteractiveInvest. Do you deal with Schwab US or Schwab international? Answers may be different. If you are a" non resident alien "living in the US the answer may still be different. If you are living here and not filing a US tax return how would you ever recapture the 15%? I am a US person and recapture the 15% in my tax return when I am withheld against buying foreign ( largely Canadian) securities, Best Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 5 10:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons Top Earners Should Favor High-Yield Muni ETFs [View article]


    So no one here has compared Closed end Muni fund yields to Muni ETF yields
    including the author? How about option income CEF's funds with higher after tax yields ? Maybe blinders have to be removed particular for professionals, Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 4 06:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 17.8%-Yielding CEFL - Diversification On Top Of Diversification, Or Fees On Top Of Fees? [View article]
    InteractiveInvest, Do you know if a non US person living in another country also avoids tax withholding on ETN,s?? Regards, W>Kirk
    Apr 3 01:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zero Leverage, High Yield, Cost Efficiency, And Diversification Does Not Make Up For Returning Capital [View article]
    Dear622 I think Morningstar, at best puts you to sleep and at worst reduces your IQ, Regards, W. Kirk
    Apr 3 12:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • High-Yield Global Income Funds Offer Stability During Times Of Market Uncertainty [View article]
    Hank890, I guess I will put my order in at $12.01,Regards, W. Kirk
    Apr 3 12:39 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zero Leverage, High Yield, Cost Efficiency, And Diversification Does Not Make Up For Returning Capital [View article]
    Betalyst, Please,please understand ROC before you write about it, Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 2 03:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tax-Advantaged High-Yield In A Flat Market From Option-Income Funds. [View article]
    Left Banker, you write "A fund with a distribution that represents less than half its total return is clearly going to be more attractive than one with a comparable discount and distribution but is paying out 75% or more of its total return. Among a broad spectrum of 29 option-income equity funds distributions on NAV range from 34% to 98% of return on NAV" .
    I am confused, A fund or CEF, if you like does, not distribute total return. Total return is funds distributions (including gains) plus change in NAV or market price. I think you might need to review the definition of total return for you article. Regards, W.Kirk
    Apr 1 02:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 17.8%-Yielding CEFL - Diversification On Top Of Diversification, Or Fees On Top Of Fees? [View article]
    Left Banker, Way to go!!!!! Regards, W.Kirk
    Mar 30 12:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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