Published Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:30:00 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
Investors often disagree on their strategy. This is because every investor's goals are different. As investors, we like to lump people into groups or communities who are striving for similar, but not identical goals.
These groups often disparage each other and believe their methodology is superior. According to Sociology, this is a classic example of "othering." What does that mean? Remember back to high school. Typically there is the "in" crowd, and the "freaks" or others. These "others" were marginalized and often ignored or worse - bullied. Seeking Alpha like a high school has crowds of individuals who typically adhere to one investing style and when an article or author publishes a different idea - it gets attacked. These groups feel threatened when others arrive. It threatens their preconceived ideas.
Othering is seen on national scale as well, but investors being from all nations create groups of their own. One classic argument is ETFs, Exchange Traded Funds, versus CEFs, Closed End Funds. Both of these options contain hundreds of examples that encapsulate various investing methodologies. They can be actively or passively managed and investing in a single sector or all of them. ETFs vs. CEFs creates new divides among investors who align with similar investing theories.
At High Dividend Opportunities, we recommend to invest in a large selection of high-yield ETFs and CEFs. We are very selective in the options we include in our core portfolio. CEFs strongly outweigh... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|OXFORD LANE CAPITAL||10.74||0.0||0.00||1.62||15.04|
|EAGLE POINT CREDIT||17.80||0.0||-0.75||2.60||13.36|
|LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND||6.50||0.0||0.00||0.82||9.98|
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF||297.74||0.0||0.00||5.42||1.80|
|ISHARES FTSE NAREIT MORTG PLUS CAPPED INDEX FUND||42.95||0.0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
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