How To Invest In Gold Etf – Oropocket

Everyone wants yield, but they're stuck in a zero yield environment.

And the place investors have found yield – dividend stocks — has become a mine field with companies announcing dividend cuts nearly every day, reducing payouts and yield.

However, one ETF seeks to pay a consistent annual distribution rate of 7% the fund's net asset value come rain or shine. The StrategyShares Nasdaq 7Handl Index ETF (HNDL) HNDL -0.1% is the only fund that commits to a 7% yield.

In an era where the Federal Funds Rate effectively sits at 0% and the 10-year Treasury note pays a yield of 0.7%, income investors have sought yield among the usual suspects: dividend stocks, preferred stocks, closed-end funds, real estate investment trusts (REITS), master limited partnerships (MLPs) and the ETFs that hold these assets.

Most of these products have seen their yields surge as their share prices fall, some even into double digits. However, total return is what matters to investors. It doesn't do them any good to receive a 6% yield if the fund loses 20% of its value. In addition, one of the rules of dividend investing is beware of high yields as they could signal a company in trouble about to cut its dividend.

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