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How the Rise of Netflix Has Reshaped the Media Industry
Now that consumers can get their favorite TV shows through the internet, they are cutting the cord at growing rates. Traditional media companies are scrambling to keep up with the changes, which has led to significant consolidation in the industry.

Real Estate 2019 Outlook
Nuveen discusses Trends & Tactics for investing in Real Estate in 2019. Click to gain more insight. 

Up the Escalator, Down the Elevator
2019 may see headwinds in the corporate bond market. Click here to read more.

One Chart to Explain Why Investors May Need Emerging Markets
Take a hard look at emerging markets as a share of world GDP vs. the same measurement for the U.S. market over the past 60 years.  Follow the link for details.

Municipal Bond CEFs - A Slight Increase in The Price Of The Main Benchmark
Arbitrage Trader offers a review of where municipal closed-end funds and their benchmark ended the week as well as insights and comparisons of the yields and Municipal/Treasury spread ratio.  Click the link to read more.

Investment Flexbility in Volatile Markets
CEFA was joined by Bob Bush, Senior Vice President with Calamos, to discuss 1) the benefits of investment flexibility and active management in volatile markets; 2) convertibles as a risk-managed way to invest in equity markets and; 3) evaluating closed-end funds for your portfolio.

Winning by not Losing: Convertible Bonds and CEFs
CEFA was joined by F. Barry Nelson, Partner at Advent Capital Management LLC. This Q&A recaps a discussion about how convertible securities found in closed-end funds offer a compelling opportunity to add value in portfolios given the volatility that has re-emerged in the market.

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Investment Flexibility in Volatile Markets
Bob Bush
Senior Vice President
Calamos Investments

Winning by not losing: Convertible Bonds and Closed-End Funds
F. Barry Nelson
Partner (Retired)
Advent Capital Management LLC

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

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Yearly Wrap-up & Outlook: Domestic and International Investing
CEFA gathered four experts spanning global and domestic markets to discuss investment opportunities in the U.S. and abroad. After capturing some 2018 highlights, we have a closer look at expectations for 2019 in real assets, global bonds and international equities.

Top Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Energy MLP Funds ** 1.71%
Natural Resources Funds 1.20%
Emerging Markets Funds 1.14%
Pacific Ex Japan Funds 0.56%
Growth Funds 0.52%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Real Estate Funds ** -0.04%
High Yield Fds Leveraged ** 0.02%
Intmdt Muni Debt Funds 0.03%
Corp Debt BBB Rated Fds 0.03%
General Bond Funds ** 0.04%

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