Zombie companies are the latest buzz word in financial circles. What are they? And how to tell if you have any in your portfolio?
The recent Fed rate hike is impacting high yield investments in very different ways. Here's how rising rates can affect your portfolio.
Wall Street Best Editor’s comments: I’ve known Marilyn Cohen for more than 15 years through my work with the Money Show. We’ve sat on several fixed income panels together, I’ve interviewed her many times, and she is my ‘go-to’ person when I have question...
The top five country allocations in this fund are the United States, 45.58% of net assets; Mexico, 10.95%; Cayman Islands, 7.77%; Brazil, 4.44% and Peru, 4.43%. The fund’s current distribution yield is 10%, paid monthly.
DoubleLine Income Solutions Fund (DSL) From Bob Carlson’s Retirement month,...
This emerging market bond fund is rated three stars by Morningstar and has a dividend yield of 5.02%, paid monthly.
DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income (DBLEX) From Bob Carlson’s Retirement Watch
While most of the headlines go to the major U.S. stock indexes, our emerging bond...
This high yield closed-end fund has a current dividend yield of 8.4%, paid monthly.
Calamos Convertible & High Income (CHY)
from Leeb Income Performance
Updated from Dividend Digest 252, September 11, 2013
When we added closed-end fund Calamos Convertible & High Income (CHY) to the portfolio in 2013,...
These two corporate bonds may be better picks than government inflation-fighting issues.
Bank of America BAC CPI floater CUSIP 06048WFK1 and Prudential Financial PRU CUSIP 74432RAN3
from Envision Capital Management
You may not agree with the Federal Reserve’s definition of inflation because it excludes food and prices...
Today’s updates cover companies beginning with the letters H-L, several of which gave investors very nice returns. I’ve included the advisor’s current advice on the pick, whenever available, and given you the return from the date of recommendation through the end of 2013.
Today’s recommendation provides a solution for investors who would like to buy a portfolio of bonds without investing tens of thousands of dollars. And with interest rates on most fixed income instruments near record lows, this ETF’s yield of 4.87% is attractive.
Guggenheim 2018 Yield...
Sometime in the near-ish future, the Fed is going to raise interest rates for the first time in over five years. When they do, the companies and governments that have been issuing bonds at rock-bottom rates for years will have to start offering favorable...