Tag: closed-end fund

How To Play Tech For 6% Dividends And 300% Upside

How To Play Tech For 6% Dividends And 300% Upside

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

New funds are rare in the closed-end fund (CEF) world. But there’s a new kid on the block throwing off a monthly 6% dividend. Today we’re going to run through this new fund to see if it might have a place in your portfolio. 6% Dividends and Netflix-Like Growth—in 1 Fund I’m talking about the BlackRock Science and […]

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4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

| October 7, 2019 | 1 Comment

A blue-chip dividend portfolio pays about 2% today. Put a million bucks into a bucket of these stocks and you’ll bank just $20,000 in yearly dividends. That’s barely extra change–on a million invested! There’s a better way. I prefer to focus on stocks and funds that simply aren’t as familiar as the big names to […]

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5 Safe Oil Yields Up To 8.5% (With Stocks That May Spike, Too)

5 Safe Oil Yields Up To 8.5% (With Stocks That May Spike, Too)

| September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Energy stocks are en fuego again after a drone strike on a Saudi oil facility. We’re going to (as usual) skip the geopolitical talk and discuss oil dividends that will benefit from this disruption. While “buy and hope” investors ponder basic ways to play the spike, you and I know that about half of energy […]

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3 Bombshell REITs Yielding 9.3% (With Upside)

3 Bombshell REITs Yielding 9.3% (With Upside)

| September 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

In a second, I’m going to reveal three real estate stocks that are much better than buying rental property of your own. Why? Because this trio: Pays a 9.3% dividend, on average—with one yielding an incredible 11%. I think you’ll agree that this is a pretty tough return for most “real” landlords to get. Takes zero work—you just […]

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Exposed: How I’m Grabbing (Monthly) 7.9% Dividends As Rates Plunge

Exposed: How I’m Grabbing (Monthly) 7.9% Dividends As Rates Plunge

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you ever want to retire (or stay retired!), you’ve got a big problem. Bonds don’t pay much now, and they’re likely to pay less and less in the months and years ahead. I probably don’t have to tell you that the yield on the 10-year Treasury note has crashed to 1.6%. In other words, a $500K investment would get you […]

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Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Markets went off the rails this week, as the 10- and 2-year Treasury yields invert. In fact, the 10-year Treasury bond yield just slipped to 1.627%, which was below the 1.632% yield on the 2-year.  That was the first time that’s happened since 2007. Even the yield on the 30-year bond just fell to an […]

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3 Conservative Monthly Dividend Investments

3 Conservative Monthly Dividend Investments

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

In July, the major stock market indexes hit new record high values. In the few weeks since all three indexes hit those highs, the stock market has had trouble pushing higher. Steep down days have outnumbered the positive days. If companies don’t report second-quarter earnings to justify the current high level of share prices, this […]

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5 Dividend Stocks That’ll Keep You From Drowning In Retirement

5 Dividend Stocks That’ll Keep You From Drowning In Retirement

| July 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

Your 2% bonds are going to make you broke. You need to buy these safe, higher paying dividends instead. We’ll get to these “real yields” (up to 9.3%!) in a moment. First, let’s recap. Treasury yields just took their biggest bath in weeks, sending the 10-year T-note to 2%. Less than a year ago, the […]

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Cash Grab: 3 Beaten-Up Big-Yield Contrarian Plays

Cash Grab: 3 Beaten-Up Big-Yield Contrarian Plays

| June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Seven percent dividends. That’s what my 18 favorite stocks and funds yield on average in my “No Withdrawal” Retirement Portfolio. And it’s that very yield that gives the critically-acclaimed portfolio its name. Investors collect so much income every month that they don’t need to pull out their nest egg to make ends meet. The regular […]

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These 5 REITs Paying Up To 7.0% Will Soar As Rates Fall

These 5 REITs Paying Up To 7.0% Will Soar As Rates Fall

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are simply the best dividend payers you can own right now. These tax loopholes literally “print money” when interest rates fall. So, with Fed Chair Jay Powell signaling that rate easing is on the way, we should load up on real estate dividends. REITs themselves have flown under cover for […]

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