The Rise of CEO and Founder Activism, What's a Board to Do?

The Rise of CEO and Founder Activism, What's a Board to Do?

In today's podcast Activist Trading, TheDeal's Ron Orol talks with an activism lawyer about defending the company against an ex-CEO and founder of the business.

Tips for Fueling Your Retirement With Closed-End Funds

Tips for Fueling Your Retirement With Closed-End Funds

What's important to understand when investing in closed-end funds or CEF's? Cuts are part of the process of mixing an investment changing environment with interest rates and we can't control interest rates.

Jim Cramer: It Is All on the Fed If We Get a Crash

Jim Cramer: It Is All on the Fed If We Get a Crash

If this train wreck happens, it could combine the worst elements of the last four stock market crashes.

Retirement Questions About Closed-End Funds? Ask Your Fund Manager

Retirement Questions About Closed-End Funds? Ask Your Fund Manager

Hearing from your fund manager during turbulent times is critical to investors. And the managers of closed-end funds try to do just that. Watch now.

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.

Thursday's Gains in SPY and QQQ Are Erased, But That May Not Be a Bad Thing

Thursday's Gains in SPY and QQQ Are Erased, But That May Not Be a Bad Thing

It is the sort of negativity that produces capitulation.

60 Seconds: What Is a Closed-End Fund?

60 Seconds: What Is a Closed-End Fund?

Closed-end funds are like the dark horse of the investment world. They are not mentioned much but they could make you some serious money. Give me 60 seconds and I'll tell you how! Watch!

What Investors Should Know About Closed-End Funds or CEFs

What Investors Should Know About Closed-End Funds or CEFs

Did you know that the majority of closed-end funds or CEF's are fixed-income (tax-exempt bond funds make up 42% of the market and domestic taxable bond funds make up 20%) and the majority of CEFs also have leverage?

America's Biggest Closed-End Mutual Fund Counts on Detailed Bond Research

America's Biggest Closed-End Mutual Fund Counts on Detailed Bond Research

Nuveen's AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund has nearly $4 billion in assets under management.

Building Bond Ladders with BulletShares ETFs

Building Bond Ladders with BulletShares ETFs

One way to generate stable income and protect against rising interest rates is through a bond ladder.