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Covered Call CEFs: Expanding the Income Universe
For income-oriented investors who are seeking the growth and diversification potential of equities, but who desire higher income and reduced volatility, covered call CEFs can be an attractive diversifying portfolio opportunity.
Nuveen Investments


Asia’s Crucial Crossroad: Urbanization Drives Growth
In Asia, the rapid shift toward urbanization is considered by many to be one of the most significant demographic changes in history.
Aberdeen Asset Management


Understanding Tender Option Bonds (TOBs)
CEFs may use TOBs to create additional opportunistic exposure to a certain bond sector or part of the municipal bond yield curve, and/or to create long-term, strategic leverage exposure.
Nuveen Investments


Understanding Closed-End Funds: Discounts, Activists and
Open-Ending

Reasons why investors should be very cautious about any action taken, or perceived, by a shareholder activist against a fund manager to open-end a CEF. By the Closed-End Fund Association



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CEFA Advisor Summit Preview
Anne Kritzmire, Managing Director -
Nuveen Investments

Tap the Potential of the Korean Economy - Jenny Ng
Allianz Global Investors / The Korea Fund Inc.

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Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities–Opportunities For Careful Investors
Hugh Young, Managing Director – Aberdeen Asset Management

Covered Call Strategies for Today's Income Investors
Anne Kritzmire, Managing Director – Nuveen Investments

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Top Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Emg Mkts HC Debt Funds 0.78%
Pacific Ex Japan Funds 0.53%
Corp Debt BBB Leveraged 0.41%
Corp Debt BBB Rated Fds 0.35%
General Bond Funds ** 0.28%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Growth Funds -0.65%
Natural Resources Funds -0.56%
Core Funds -0.31%
Opt Arbitrage/Opt Strat -0.30%
Value Funds -0.22%

Average Asset Class performance at NAV as of 1/23/2015
** New Fund(s) within last six months, based on inception date of fund.
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