Outlook for Small-Caps: Value, Active Management & CEFs

January 13, 2017

A conversation with The Royce Funds' Francis Gannon, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director, about:
• The dramatic rebound in small-cap stocks in 2016
• The outlook and opportunities in 2017
• Active management in a value-lead market
• Why the CEF structure is good for small-caps

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Income Investing in the Emerging Markets: Diversifying Beyond Traditional Fixed Income Exposures

December 14, 2016

A conversation with Western Asset's Chia Liang Lian, CFA & Head of Emerging Market Debt, about:
• 2017 emerging markets (EM) fixed income outlook
• Potential impact of the U.S. presidential election and trade agreements
• Trends in the EM
• An active vs. passive investment strategy in the EM

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Demystifying the Complexities of Investing in CEFs: Practical Insight Into Timely Financial Concerns

November 21, 2016

Investment Partners Group's Frank Abella, President & CEO and Gregg Abella, AIF®, Co-Principal & Portfolio Manager, discuss:
• The many options available to take advantage of the CEF structure 
• Their selection process and what to keep in mind when analyzing CEFs
• A comparison of CEFs with ETFs and open-end mutual funds

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Generating Income: Why Global Bonds?

November 10, 2016

A conversation with Brandywine Global's Gary Herbert, CFA, Portfolio Manager & Head of Global Credit, about:
• Delivering value to investors in a challenging market environment
• Managing currency exposure and outlook
• Why using a CEF to access global bond markets
• Discount trends in global bond CEFs

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A Closer Look at Canada – Investment Opportunities North of the Border

October 27, 2016

A conversation with Morgan Meighen & Associates' Jonathan Morgan, Executive Vice President, about:
• Investment opportunities in Canada
• Outlook for the Canadian markets, economy, and currency
• Why using an actively managed CEF vs. a passive strategy in Canada

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Opportunities for Finding Income

October 12, 2016

ClearBridge Investments' Peter Vanderlee, CFA, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, highlights:
• Where he sees opportunity for income
• Why investors should care about companies that pay dividends
• What sectors look attractive
• Why using a closed-end fund structure

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Quarterly Conference Call

July 27, 2016

December 9, 2015

Featuring:
Jon Diorio, BlackRock
Cara Esser, Morningstar
Anne Kritzmire, Nuveen Investments

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Investing in Healthcare and Biotechnology

April 1, 2016

TEKLA Capital Management LLC's Daniel R. Omstead, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, discusses:
• The appeal of the biotechnology sector
• Opportunities in pre-public venture companies
• The Affordable Care Act and other factors influencing healthcare investing
• Why TEKLA is using a closed-end fund structure

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Quarterly CEFA Conference Call

March 29, 2016

Quarterly CEFA Conference Call by CEFA

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An Outlook on the U.S. Energy Renaissance

June 19, 2015

Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Kyri Loupis, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, discusses:
• A review of the Energy sector
• Implications to each part of the value chain due to the decline in oil prices
• Long-term outlook for oil and energy infrastructure
• Potential benefits of using an MLP CEF

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