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The Highest Yielding Diversified ETFs

November 20th, 2013

yieldThe ETF industry has produced several funds that blend attractive yield with convenient portfolio diversification.  Let’s examine the top three highest yielding diversified ETFs in the United States today. Read more…

NASDAQ:MDIV, NYSE:GYLD, NYSE:YYY

An ETF For Groupon Lovers

July 1st, 2013

Yield_Av4 (1)David Bettencourt: What if many of the same stocks, bonds and investment managers owned by investors could be purchased for a Groupon-like discount? One new ETF is focused on that approach and is currently buying one dollar’s worth Read more…

NYSE:PCEF, NYSE:XMPT, NYSE:YYY

Closed End Fund or Ponzi Scheme? (CFP)

July 16th, 2012

We received an email this morning from Kid Dynamite  tipping us off to a recent article in the WSJ. The article details the questionable mechanics of a certain set of Closed End Funds that may come as a shock to you. According to the WSJ, Cornerstone Read more…

NYSE:CFP

Closed-End Funds: Beat Ben Bernanke With These Juicy Double-Digit Yields (AGD, AOD, ETB, CH, NLY, AGNC)

June 26th, 2012

Martin Hutchinson: With the economy beginning to stall, Ben Bernanke’s war on the nation’s savers rolls on. From his promise to keep the Fed funds rate near zero through late 2014 to his efforts to push ten-year note yields even lower, the Fed Chairman Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

An Important Open Letter To ETF Regulators (AMLP, YMLP, TVIX, GAZ, SPY)

April 1st, 2012

Ron Rowland:  Dear ETF Regulators, It is time to step up to the challenge of your job’s main mandate - protecting investors.  Investor confidence in exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) and Read more…

NYSE:AMLP, NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:YMLP

Investing In MLPs: CEFs, ETPs, or Mutual Funds For Your Portfolio? (NTG, AMJ, AMLP, EPD, KMP)

November 1st, 2011

Jared Cummans: Income investing is always a popular strategy for portfolio allocation that t is perhaps most effective in sideways markets, when few asset classes are generating stable returns. With today’s major indices swaying back and forth with each coming day, many analysts feel that we are indeed Read more…

NYSE:AMJ, NYSE:AMLP

Different Kind Of Muni Bond ETF: Van Eck Debuts Municipal Income ETF (XMPT, PCEF, ITM, SMB, MLN, HYD)

July 13th, 2011

Van Eck introduced the Market Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (NYSE:XMPT) on Wednesday, giving investors another option for accessing a corner of the U.S. bond market that has been the subject of heated debate in recent weeks. The new ETF will seek to replicate the Read more…

NYSE:ITM, NYSE:PCEF, NYSE:SMB, NYSE:XMPT

NeXt BDC Capital Corp Fund: Finally, The Facebook & Twitter Fund Is Here (NEXT, GS, AAPL, HPQ, BX)

January 13th, 2011

For years, we’ve been reading about how “accredited investors” could invest in startups such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others before they actually go public with an IPO.  The logic is that Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Global Link Forum on Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Has Record Attendance

May 11th, 2010

Ron Pechtimaldjian - There was record attendance at the 9th Annual Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Forum on Wednesday, April 28, held at the Metropolitan Club. Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Aberdeen Raises Its Closed-End Funds’ Profile

March 31st, 2010

Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. (“Aberdeen”), a global asset management group managing more $10 billion in closed-end fund assets globally with companies listed on the NYSE, London and Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

A Fixed Income ETF With Decent Capital Appreciation Down The Road

March 12th, 2010

“This fund kicks out a decent yield, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see some decent capital appreciation down the road. We have heard of closed-end funds buying exchange-traded funds as Read more…

NYSE:PCEF

S-Network Launches New Closed-End Fund Index-Targets Yield-Oriented US Closed-End Funds (CEFX)

February 16th, 2010

new7S-Network Global Indexes LLC announced today the launch of a new index that tracks the performance of yield-oriented, closed-end funds Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Certain Claymore-Advised CEFs and ETFs Announce Second Adjournment of Joint Special Meeting of Shareholders

February 4th, 2010

claymore-etfsThe following Claymore-advised exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and closed-end funds (“CEFs” and, collectively with the ETFs, the “Funds”) announce that the reconvened Joint Special Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces January Distributions

January 21st, 2010

claymore-etfsClaymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the January distributions for the following closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds which pay monthly distributions Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Guggenheim Partners Announces the Acquisition of Investment Adviser to Claymore-Advised Funds

October 19th, 2009

ma(BUSINESS WIRE) — Guggenheim Partners, LLC (“Guggenheim Partners”), a global diversified financial services firm, and Claymore Group Inc. (“Claymore”), a leading provider of innovative investment products, including exchange-traded funds Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS




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