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CEF Weekly Review: The Best Kind Of CEF Merger
12 November 2023
We review CEF market valuation and performance through the first week of November and highlight recent market action. CEFs experienced a rebound with all sectors rallying. REITs were in the lead with ...
FEN: This Popular MLP Fund Is A Chronic Underperformer
8 September 2023
The First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund is a closed-end fund that allows investors to include master limited partnerships in a retirement account without tax consequences. Despite underperformin...
Bargain Alert! 2 'Monthly-Pay' Picks For High Income: FEN And FEI
26 June 2023
Energy consumption continues to grow exponentially as the world turns to Green Energy. The Green Revolution in energy is causing a boom in the natural gas sector. Power up your income stream with thes...
FEN: 9% Yield From Energy Midstream MLPs Not Worth It
15 March 2023
The First Trust Energy Income & Growth ETF is a closed-end fund ("CEF") that focuses on publicly traded energy MLPs. FEN currently charges a total expense fee of 1.44%, which is arguably quite high de...
FEN And FEI: The Trade Is Now Done
15 March 2023
We had three funds that were different in name only. Moving between them was based primarily on where they traded relative to NAV.
Closed-End Funds: Misclassifications Can Lead To Misunderstanding
9 March 2023
Data aggregator websites such as Morningstar or CEFData are merely places to get initial ideas. With CEFs that can get rather niche and are actively managed, it becomes even more imperative as things ...
The Worst Sector For Income Investors To Buy In 2023
3 January 2023
In light of dimming prospects for oil and gas, I've avoided adding funds that hold energy companies.
Sell FEN And Buy FEI
27 December 2022
Three First Trust Funds are extremely similar and provide exposure to almost the same underlying holdings. We examine FEN and FEI today and give you our 2023 outlook.
FEN: Great CEF, But Price Is Too High For The Performance
10 November 2022
FEN provides access to a very good portfolio of some of the best companies in the midstream sector. The closed-end fund has substantially underperformed the MLP index year-to-date.