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Investing Topics: Closed-End Funds

Two Big Dividend Cuts and More on the Way

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 11, 2016
Two companies in our coverage universe cut their dividends last month. We look at what went wrong and add four names to our Endangered Dividends List.

A Study in Contrasts

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 9, 2014

The outlook is much brighter for this utility's foray into solar, and for one of our closed-end funds. Unfortunately, other companies still face serious challenges.

Closed-End Bond Funds: Proceed with Caution

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 30, 2014

Closed-end bond funds have pulled back over the past 12 months in anticipation of rising interest rates. Investors eyeing these funds' high yields should proceed with caution.

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