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Weekly Closed-End Fund Roundup: December 26, 2021
4 January 2022
20 out of 24 CEF sectors positive on price and 14 out of 24 sectors positive on NAV last week. It's pretty quiet in CEF-land, fund managers need holidays too. MLPs remain the most discounted sector.
CEF Yields Are Less Than Meets The Eye
23 April 2021
We take a look at the different CEF yield metrics, focusing in particular on net asset portfolio yields after fees - what investor capital actually "earns" in the fund.
HY Munis Worth A Look Vs. HY Corporate Credit Right Now
21 November 2020
"High-yield" tends to be associated with corporate credit in investor income portfolios. However, the high-yield/unrated municipal sector is also worth a look. We discuss some benefits of HY muni bond...
Treasury Curve Bear-Steepened; Muni Yields Higher - Muni Fortnightly, August 31, 2020
6 September 2020
The Treasury curve bear-steepened and muni yields followed higher. Moody’s: Covid-19 will result in state and local government austerity and higher leverage.
Treasuries Had A Bear-Steepening Week: Fixed Income Weekly Monitor, August 31, 2020
2 September 2020
Treasury yields bear-steepened. Powell comments on desire for more inflation not immediately recognizable in yields.
Rule #1 For Bonds: Don't Lose Money
30 August 2020
At the beginning of this year, we created the Baskin Fixed Income Fund as a more efficient way to manage your fixed income investments.
For Muni Investors, COVID-19 Provides Lessons In Liquidity
27 August 2020
Over the years, individual investors have flocked to municipal bonds to meet safety, income and after-tax return goals.
Johnson & Johnson adds to debt frenzy, borrows $7.5 billion to buy Momenta
21 August 2020
J&J is seizing on cheap pandemic funding available in the booming U.S. corporate bond market to raise enough money to pay for its acquisition of Momenta, and...
ICE borrows $6.5 billion to expand its mortgage industry footprint
18 August 2020
Intercontinental Exchange Inc, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, on Monday raised more than half of the $11 billion it plans to pay for Ellie Mae, a...