All posts tagged "yield"

  • Global X MLP ETF
    Global X MLP ETF to be Added to the SMA Portfolio

    The rout in the energy complex has decimated the energy MLP sector. I plan on initiating a portfolio allocation of 3% in the Global X MLP ETF (MLPA).

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • Western Asset Emerging Markets Fund 12 Months Return
    EMD Added to SMA Portfolio

    As mentioned in the previous post regarding the opportunity in closed-end funds , a position was taken in the Western Asset Emerging Markets Income Fund (EMD).

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • Closed end fund discounts 2013
    Year-End Opportunity in Closed-End Funds

    Having invested in Closed-End Funds (CEF) many times in the past, I'm on the lookout when opportunities present themselves because yields can be enticing if the discounts to Net Asset Value (NAV) are wider than usual.

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • Bill Gross - PIMCO
    Bill Gross Believes in High Quality Dividend Paying Stocks for the Long Term

    Bill Gross, co-founder of PIMCO, and considered one of the foremost experts on the markets, told CNBC’s Futures Now host Jackie DeAngelis stocks and bonds should do well in the current environment. The Fed is writing checks...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Closed End Funds Premium to NAV
    A Bill Gross Fund Serves Proof the Market is Not Efficient

    Bloomberg’s Sree Vidya Bhaktavatsalam and Alexis Leondis report that six of the 10 most expensive bond closed-end funds are managed by Bill Gross or his colleagues at Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO). The Pimco High Income Fund...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Where the Yields Are

    Andrew Bary has written an article for Barrons focused on indentifying ETFs with above average yields.  Most of the funds mentioned have fairly mundane yields between 2-4%, but there are several reporting surprisingly generous payouts. The iShares FTSE Nareit Mortgage-Plus Capped...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • Mark Mobius Expects Emerging Markets to Begin Recovery This Year

    Emerging markets expert Mark Mobius expects stock markets in those countries to begin a recovery this year. Monetary stimulus around the globe will trigger this rally, he says. Mobius has reduced his cash positions over the past...

    • Posted January 18, 2009
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