Closed-end funds offer excellent income potential compared to conventional mutual funds, ETFs, and dividend stocks but come with a number of complexities. Closed-end funds are actively managed by a fund manager, often use financial leverage to generate more income, can invest in various assets (e.g. stocks, bonds), and trade at a discount or premium to the market value of their assets. Please see our “Guide to Investing in Closed-End Funds” for more information.
Regulated utilities are some of the best high dividend stocks that low risk income investors look to in order to meet their high-yield needs. That's understandable since the business model for these government sanctioned [...]
International dividend-paying companies can be a great way to gain diversification and potentially benefit from economic growth in faster-growing emerging economies. Unfortunately, like with U.S. dividend stocks, the governments of the world will want [...]
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are a popular option for income investors looking to stocks for their high-yield needs. That’s partly because REITs are generally not only a good source for finding generous and [...]
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