Michael Foster, PhD, has worked as an equity analyst for a decade, focusing on fundamental analysis of businesses and portfolio allocation strategies. Dr. Foster reports are widely read by analysts and portfolio managers at some of the largest hedge funds and investment banks in the world, with trillions of dollars in assets under management. He received his PhD in 2008 and continues to offer consulting services to institutional investors and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
There's nothing that closed-end fund (CEF) investors love more than finding a smartly run fund in an unfairly beaten-down sector; this hands us a nice discount plus a much bigger dividend, asserts Michael Foster, editor of CEF Insider.
The bulk of the gains in the S&P 500 have been focused on a smaller number of big movers that have put on strong gains in the last year, observes Michael Foster, closed-end fund specialist and editor of CEF Insider.
Far too many investors ignore dividends, even in a bull market. When there's a correction, like the one we've seen over the last few weeks, they flip the script, making safe cash dividends a lot more popular, notes Michael Foster, closed-end fund (CEF) specialist and investment strategist for CEF Insider.
As dividend investors — and closed-end fund (CEF) investors, specifically — we know to stay the course when market corrections hit: we don’t want to sell and cut off our precious payouts, notes Michael Foster, investment strategist for Contrarian Outlook.
“CEF professor,” Michael Foster, delivers every month in CEF Insider. The picks he serves up are handpicked to throw off safe 7%+ yields and 15% total returns in 12 months or less!Learn More