When I talk to investors these days, I hear three main reasons why they’re feeling unsettled. All three fears are interconnected (and none of them will likely surprise you!): inflation, the Federal Reserve and the war in Ukraine.
But the funny thing is, these factors are all actually enhancing the appeal of US stocks right now, particularly if we buy them through our favorite income investments: high-yielding (and often monthly paying) closed-end funds (CEFs).
Let’s take a closer look at each of these fears now, then talk about a CEF that’s well suited to the unsettled investor mood these days. It yields 7%, trades at a particularly attractive 6% discount to net asset value (NAV) and boasts a unique strategy that tones down its volatility and strengthens its dividend, too.… Read more