BOE: Global Exposure, Call Writing Strategy, ~7.6% Distribution Yield


  • BOE's discount is attractive and leads to an enticing distribution yield for shareholders.
  • The fund's option writing and sector diversification strategy have helped keep losses at a relatively reduced level.
  • The option writing strategy can also help generate capital gains to help fund the payout to investors.
  • This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, CEF/ETF Income Laboratory. Learn More »

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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist. This article was originally published to members of the CEF/ETF Income Laboratory on November 14th, 2022.

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Nick Ackerman is an avid student of the markets and has been investing in his own accounts for over 14 years. He is a former Financial Advisor and has previously qualified for holding Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. These licenses also specifically qualified him for the role of Registered Investment Adviser (RIA), i.e., he was registered as a fiduciary and could manage assets for a fee and give advice. Since then he has continued with his passion for investing through writing for Seeking Alpha, providing his knowledge, opinions, and insights of the investing world. His specific focus is on closed-end funds as an attractive way to achieve income as well as general financial planning strategies towards achieving one’s long term financial goals.


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