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Municipals Remain Resilient amid Fed-driven Rate Pressures
The Federal Reserve (Fed) persists in tightening monetary policy in a pre-emptive manner. State and local government revenues have surged in 2018, representing a positive for credit quality. All things considered, we believe the entry point for investors in municipals appears favorable.

Looking Past the “Noise” to Focus on the Loan Market’s True Value
The floating-rate loan market has grown in 2018, elevating loans outstanding by 14% to $1.089 trillion as of September 30. What kinds of deals are you seeing?

Why Consider Preferred Securities When Rates Are Rising
Brian Cordes of Cohen & Steers shares three reasons why considering preferred securities can be beneficial for investor’s portfolios.

The Rewards of a Long-Term Approach in the 24-Hour News Cycle Era
As headlines become more sensational, investors should recognize how the 24-hour news cycle can negatively impact long-term returns.

The How and Why of Leverage: CEF Edition
Leverage can magnify a fund’s performance—producing higher highs and lower lows than the same portfolio would deliver without it. Nuveen explains how and why it works in the CEF structure.

Midstream Energy & MLP Knowledge Center
Cohen & Steers' Knowledge Center aims to keep you up to date with key trends and learn more about the midstream energy and MLP space.

Interval Funds: A New Approach to Alternative Investing
CEFA is joined by Jeremy Held, Senior Vice President and Director of Research for ALPS, Jeremy Goff, Managing Director for Tortoise, and Brody Browe, Managing Director for FS Investments.

Perspectives on Global Equities
CEFA is joined by Noel O’Halloran, Chief Investment Officer with KBI Global Investors and Portfolio Manager of The New Ireland Fund, and Jonathan Morgan, President and CEO of Canadian General Investments Limited.

Investing Opportunities in Europe amidst a Changing Global Economy
Joined by Gerd Kirsten, CFA, Portfolio Manager, The European Equity Fund, we discuss investment trends and opportunities in the European market.              

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Market Outlook: Senior Loan Edition
Bill Housey
Senior Portfolio Manager
First Trust

Midyear Outlook: Infrastructure, MLPs and the CEF Market

Doug Bond
Executive Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Cohen & Steers

Robert Becker
Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Portfolios
Cohen & Steers

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Closed-End Funds: Rights Offerings
A CEF may sometimes offer rights to raise capital. The purpose of this report is to review the basics of such a corporate action, its consequences, and how shareholders may decide to respond to it.
Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Closed-End Funds: Tender Offers
Sometimes a CEF offers to tender its shares for a defined period of time. This report reviews the basics of such a corporate action, its consequences, and how shareholders may decide to respond to it.
Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Top Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Growth Funds 0.96%
Core Funds 0.73%
Convertible Sec Funds 0.59%
Natural Resources Funds 0.55%
Utility Funds 0.55%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Pacific Ex Japan Funds -0.08%
Emg Mkts HC Debt Funds -0.06%
Corp Debt BBB Leveraged -0.02%
US Mortgage Funds 0.00%
Global Income Funds ** 0.00%

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