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CEF Highlights | August 2019
Follow the link above for highlights drawn from a report by the Head of Research Services at Lipper, which covers activity from August 2019.

2019 Marks Adams Funds’ 90th Anniversary
This October Adams Funds will commemorate 90 years since launching two of America’s oldest funds. Join them in celebrating this great achievement by visiting their website and social media pages.

U.S. Business Cycle Chart Book
Nick Reece, Senior Analyst & Portfolio Manager at Merk Investments LLC tracks the economic environment data that factor into the current overall U.S. business cycle.

Municipal Market Update: February
Western Asset examines recent trends in the muni bond market and provides its outlook about conditions ahead.

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Closed-End Funds Mid-year Review
CEFA gathered three industry experts spanning equity and fixed income markets to discuss closed-end fund investment performance in 2019.


Real Estate Strategies For A Diversified Portfolio
Kate Davis
President & Portfolio Manager of Broadstone Real Estate Access Fund
-- Broadstone Real Estate

Precious Metals For Late Cycle Diversification
Axel Merk
President and Chief Investment Officer
-- Merk Investments

Infrastructure, Defensive & Diverse
Bob Becker
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Global Infrastructure -- Cohen & Steers

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View our Insight Video Library to hear from industry experts about pertinent closed-end fund topics.

Top Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Emerging Markets Funds 0.82%
Energy MLP Funds 0.43%
Natural Resources Funds 0.33%
Corp Debt BBB Leveraged 0.27%
Sector Equity Funds ** 0.24%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Opt Arbitrage/Opt Strat -0.30%
Developed Market Funds -0.23%
Diversified Equity Fds -0.23%
Convertible Sec Funds -0.04%
Income & Pref Stock Fds -0.02%

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