“Tapering” Wallops Income Investments

Last month was a lousy month for most yield-focused investments, including both fixed-income securities like bonds and high-yield instruments like MLPs and REITs. The ostensible reason was the Fed’s suggestion that it might start “tapering” off its asset purchases and allow interest rates rise...
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Vanguard GNMA Fund (VFIIX)

Today's recommendation is appropriate for even the most conservative investors. While it's not a new addition to the Systems & Forecasts portfolio, editors Marvin Appel and Gerald Appel recently added to their position in this mutual fund, and gave the following review.  "High income portfolio adds GNMA...
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