The “3 Winds” That Will Drive Our 8%+ CEF Dividends in 2024

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The stock market’s 2023 recovery begs the question: are we in for a reversal next year? And if so, what does that mean for our closed-end funds (CEFs)?

It’s a natural concern, but it’s important to remember that bull markets don’t die of old age. Plus, we aren’t in a bull market—the S&P 500 still hasn’t fully recovered from its drop over the last two years, let alone priced in the economic growth over that time.

Whether stocks will or won’t price in that growth in 2024 depends on three things we’re likely to hear a lot about next year. The first will be something that’s seemingly been everywhere for the last two years.… Read more

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These days I hear from a lot of CEF investors who are struggling to dig up cheap dividends. If you’re one of these folks, I get it. In fact, I’m right there with you!

Even for those of us who spend our entire day looking for CEF bargains, this market’s been a grind, making it tougher than ever to find high, reasonably priced dividends to recommend to you in CEF Insider.

(But we’re not out of luck here. Today we’re going to look at three 10%+ yielders that would make good speculative plays now, beyond the 13 attractively priced buy recommendations in our CEF Insider portfolio, which I continue to recommend for the lion’s share of your CEF investments.)… Read more

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