Morningstar's Mike Taggart responds to readers' comments and suggestions on Morningstar CEF coverage as well as investors' understanding of the asset class.
Morningstar's Mike Taggart addresses how CEF discussions too often miss the broader picture about investing, and he also discusses new developments at Allianz and Aberdeen.
The current environment is positive for CEF investors as more attractive discounts are coming to the surface, particularly with fixed-income vehicles, says RiverNorth's Patrick Galley.
Many fixed-income CEF investors are heading for the exits, but the movement is creating attractive discounts, says RiverNorth's Patrick Galley.
Interest-rate fear is a good thing for the recently reopened RiverNorth/DoubleLine Strategic Income fund, says portfolio manager Patrick Galley, who discusses his comanagement with DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach.
As investors debate the challenges of interest-rate and credit risks, they should also understand the role bonds play in their portfolios, says Morningstar's Sarah Bush.
These three funds have received top marks.
Ignorance, disregard, and befuddlement ensure that closed-end funds will remain opportunistic investments.
What a comparison of a fund's trailing 12-month and SEC yields can tell us.
Morningstar's Mike Taggart weighs in on the annual conference's general theme and how it relates to the CEF industry.