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Aug 7, 2020

Tom Roseen, head of research services at Lipper Refinitiv, says that closed-end fund discounts currently stand at an average of 8.7 percent, significantly wider than the 5.65 percent of the past but significantly improved from February and March as closed-end funds were hammered during the pre-pandemic market downturn....


Jul 31, 2020

Kimberly Flynn, managing director of alternative investments at XA Investments, talks about the new and different ways alternatives are being packaged in closed-end funds and how investors and fund companies deal with discounts and new structures in order to invest in assets that otherwise wouldn't be available to...


Jul 24, 2020

Gregg Bell, co-founder of A3 Financial Investments -- which runs the A3 Alternative Credit Fund -- discusses why investing in alternative credits like reverse mortgages, private credit, credit-linked notes and more can create income streams that wouldn't be available to most individual investors without the closed-end,...


Jul 17, 2020

Financial journalist Steven Bavaria of SeekingAlpha.com -- author of 'The Income Factory: An Investor’s Guide to Consistent Lifetime Returns" -- talks about how current market conditions should have investors looking to closed-end funds as a way of generating consistent income streams. Bavaria compares...


Jul 10, 2020

John Cole Scott, chief investment officer at Closed-End Fund Advisors and the founding chairman of the Active Investment Company Alliance, returns to the NAVigator for a fresh look at where closed-end funds stand now. It was a big rebound for CEF issues in the second quarter, with strong gains despite facing an...