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  1. Invesco CEF declare distributions

    Commentary

    Mon, 2 Jun 2014

    Value Municipal Income Trust VPV $0.0750 - Invesco Quality Municipal Income Trust IQI $0.0650 - Invesco Senior Income Trust VVR $0.0260 1 -0.0020 Invesco Trust for Investment Grade Municipals VGM $0.0740 +0.0010 Invesco Trust for Investment

  2. Current CEF Holdings-End of March

    Commentary

    Sun, 30 Mar 2014

    Guess it's time for a new thread. In order of size of holding Taxable debt: PDI, PKO, EHI, BWG, DSU, PCI, EAD, VVR Muni: KTF, NEV, PML, PMF, EIM REIT: IGR, RQI, RNP Preferred: FFC, JPI General equity: HQH, HQL, UTF, ETG, BTO

  3. Net Interest Margins

    Commentary

    Sat, 22 Mar 2014

    ROC in the quarterly distribution. I prefer CEF over OEF in this sector, and will be interested if there are better choices than BTO. Have also more recently increased my exposure to bank loans via VVR . TIA for any comments, pro or contra.

  4. Some selected fund returns

    Commentary

    Sat, 11 Jan 2014

    JFR 4.81 VG High-Yield Corporat... VWEHX 4.54 TRP Floating Rate... PRFRX 4.21 Invesco Senior Income ... VVR 4.18 Fidelity Floating Rate... FFRHX 3.92 VG REIT Index Inv... VGSIX 2.31 TRP Global Real Estate... TRGRX 1

  5. Retirement Income using CEF

    Commentary

    Sun, 22 Dec 2013

    following funds. HPI, DFP,GOF,IGD, MIN, EHI, EDD, EMD, VVR , PHD. Thanks in advance to all feedback. Mo Ticker Fund Name ..... 13.51 6.87% 8.76% -13.55% Yes $0.45 Quarterly VVR Invesco Senior Income Taxable Income-Senior Loan $5.22 28

  6. Merrill Lynch 2014 CEF OUTLOOK SUMMARY

    Commentary

    Mon, 16 Dec 2013

    JTP JPS HPS UNDERPERFORM; JHP 4. EQUITY BUY: EOI EOS NFJ NEUTRAL: EXG BGY 5. EQUITY Tax Advantaged BUY: ETG EVT GDV 6. SENIOR LOAN BUY FCT VVR PFR 7. HIGH YIELD BUY: HIO 8. EM DEBT BUY: EDD 9. REIT CEFs BUY: RQI IGR NEUTRAL: AWP

  7. Do CEFs lag SPY benchmark?

    Commentary

    Fri, 6 Sep 2013

    BGH NCV PTY EXG JMI PHD JFR EHI EVV FTF ERC AWP IRR DSU KTF BFK VVR GIM BWG FOF TYG UTF NEV NXQ HNW PMF GOF I took these funds one ..... period of time, but fell apart recently? EHI EVV FTF ERC KTF BFK VVR Which CEFs did approximately as well as SPY for their two-year

  8. Returns of some selected "bond" funds (tables)

    Commentary

    Sat, 6 Jul 2013

    0.29 -3.02 -4.48 -3.7 Fid Conserv Inc Bo... FCONX 0.37 0.01 -0.06 0.03 0.29 Invesco Sr Inc Com... VVR -4.05 -2.23 -6.09 3.97 Nuv Floating Rate ... JFR -3.57 -2.41 -5.74 3.34 Pimco Dyn Inc Fund... PDI -5

  9. Some returns of various asset classes/funds to 6/28/13

    Commentary

    Sat, 29 Jun 2013

    1.60 6.05 — — — Nuveen Floating Rate Inc JFR -2.30 -2.62 7.16 17.71 13.33 11.16 — Invesco Senior Inc VVR -1.06 -3.83 8.36 19.39 14.42 6.82 3.94 VG Inflation-Protected Sec VIPSX -4.42 -7.34 -7.65 -5.46

  10. Pretty good day for CEF

    Commentary

    Wed, 26 Jun 2013

    My best performers for the day were VVR +5.21%, HQH +4.37%, JPI +4.07%. What other CEF did better? I'm sure there must be some. TIA

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