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If you’re watching tech stocks grind higher every day, you’ve probably been just a little tempted to jump in.

… or should you wait? After all, the high-flying tech space—particularly fan faves like Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN) and Google (GOOGL), a.k.a. Alphabet—has to pull back sometime, right?

The short answer is yes, there are plenty more gains ahead for tech—especially if you’re investing over the long haul—making now a great time to buy.

A 9% Dividend From Google (for real)

But we’re not going to “buy direct” and hope for more upside, like your S&P 500-focused friends are likely doing.… Read more

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You’ve probably noticed that we’ve been spending a lot of time digging into closed-end funds lately.

The reason is simple: These ignored investments can set you up for 7%+ dividends and quick double-digit upside in one buy!

(In fact, Michael Foster, chief strategist of our CEF Insider service, just held a free webcast where he revealed his 5-step CEF picking system and 2 explosive new high-yield picks. If you missed it, click here to view a rebroadcast.)

But that doesn’t mean all of the 500+ CEFs out there are great. In fact, many boast dividend payouts they just can’t cover with earnings (see dangerous CEF No.…
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One thing investors ask me about all the time is return of capital, or ROC.

In a nutshell, these folks are mainly worried that ROC is simply a fund taking your money and paying you a dividend from your money without actually making a positive return on it.

Worse, they’re doing this after taking out their fees, which are much higher than the fees you’d pay on an index fund!

Before you get your pitchfork out, know that this perception of ROC is wrong. In reality, return of capital is often very good for investors.

For starters, ROC isn’t simply a fund taking your money and giving it back to you.…
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