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Market Outlook: Senior Loan Edition
First Trust’s Bill Housey, Senior Portfolio Manager for the Leveraged Finance Investment Team, discusses the senior loan sector and overall U.S. economy.

High-Yield and Bank Loan Outlook: Q4 2018
With the Federal Reserve (Fed) now targeting 2.00–2.25 percent on fed funds, tightening monetary policy is putting increasing pressure on corporate borrowers’ balance sheets across the leveraged credit landscape. Guggenheim shares their projections for this market sector.

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.

Quarterly Closed-End Fund Market Commentary
Nuveen provides their CEF insight with a review of the third quarter.

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.

Midyear Outlook: Infrastructure, MLPs and the CEF Market
In this discussion, the Closed-End Fund Association checks in with two Cohen & Steers’ experts for a mid-year review of the MLP, infrastructure and CEF markets. Special guests Doug Bond and Bob Becker are both portfolio managers who have decades of investment experience in their respective asset classes.

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
Corp Debt BBB Rated Fds 0.09%
CA Muni Debt Funds 0.03%
Gen & Ins Unleveraged 0.03%
Other States Muni Debt 0.02%
US Mortgage Funds 0.02%
Bottom Asset Classes 1 Day Avg
Natural Resources Funds -1.89%
Energy MLP Funds -1.72%
Core Funds -1.62%
Sector Equity Funds -1.60%
Developed Market Funds -1.57%

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