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How Safe Is Your CEF's Distribution?

Jul 25, 2014
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It’s no secret that income-oriented investing has been all the rage for several years now. This makes a lot of sense, after investors were burned during the 2008 financial crisis. Many now view a bird in hand (income today) as worth more than two in the bush (capital gains at some point in the future).

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