Morningstar's Steve Pikelny discusses his closed-end fund ideas for international fixed-income and equity exposure and the advantages for using CEFs in these areas.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs.
Low-volatility strategies look attractive for developed-markets exposure today, says Morningstar's Sam Lee.
Despite large ongoing redemptions among certain foreign-stock categories, those who have stayed invested have earned a positive year-to-date return.
Investors will continue to pour money into funds, especially into target date funds and ETFs, according to a report on mutual funds from Tiburon Strategic Advisors.
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