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.
Many fixed-income CEF investors are heading for the exits, but the movement is creating attractive discounts, says RiverNorth's Patrick Galley.
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.
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As fixed-income CEFs appreciate, investors seeking yield should be cognizant of bond rollover into lower-yielding assets as well as the added risk of leverage, says RiverNorth's Patrick Galley.
Improving local-government finances and lower default rates than corporates have made high-yield municipal bonds an attractive option for investors eyeing tax-free income, says Nuveen's John Miller.
The discount a CEF is trading at versus its net asset value is only the starting point to creating a successful portfolio, says CLC Management's Tony Cutinelli.
Corporate balance sheets are strong enough to weather another economic slowdown, says Neuberger Berman's Russ Covode.
With attractive spreads to developed-world debt and strengthened credit quality, emerging-markets bonds look attractive, says Aberdeen's Max Wolman.
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