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GGN: Now Could Be A Good Time To Pick This High Yielder Up

Published Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:22:17 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust (NYSEMKT:GGN) isn't for the feint of heart. But if you can handle a little risk and have been looking for a way to add hard assets to your portfolio, now could be a good time to consider this closed-end fund, or CEF. And with an over 12% yield, paid monthly, you'll be getting a nice income stream, too.Not your average bearGGN isn't your run of the mill gold fund. This CEF's portfolio is roughly 50% metals and mining stocks and 33% energy and energy services stocks. So roughly 80% of the fund is in sectors that have been, you could say, out of favor. Oil and related stocks have been the most recent market pariahs taking a toll on this CEF's market price. However that doesn't mean that you should avoid these assets.Hard assets and related industries can provide a valuable hiding place when markets are in turmoil or when inflation is rising quickly. They are often seen as a safe haven. It's this diversification opportunity that leads investors to include some hard assets in their portfolios. So, the current malaise in mining and energy stocks can be looked at as a reason to avoid the sectors, or as a Blue Light Special opportunity for adding hard assets to your otherwise diversified portfolio-Just in case.But there's more to GGN than just a focus on hard assets. It can also make use of leverage (around 7% or so recently) and an option overlay strategy. The primary goal of the fund is to provide... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST 4.44   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.48

GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST - GGN
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