Question about funds | AMNB Message Board Posts

American National Bankshares Inc.

  AMNB website

AMNB   /  Message Board  /  Read Message



Rec'd By
Authored By
Minimum Recs
Previous Message  Next Message   Post Message   Post a Reply return to message boardtop of board
Msg  22062 of 22405  at  11/17/2019 9:28:53 AM  by


Question about funds

I like to use funds in addition to holding individual companies. It just seems easier than dealing with the fortunes of a single company. If it's a sector fund, I need only to decide if I want to be in the sector. Toward this end I hold TYG (pipelines), BGR (oil and gas production), BTO (banks), UTF, UTG, GLFOX (infrastructure), MAPIX (China), HQH (healthcare), PFFA (preferreds). My question is about picking a fund for the general market that provides broad coverage and a decent yield. Maybe not stagg sized yields but decent. A do own a bunch of TEY which I'm basically happy with but would like to branch out into another broad based stock fund. I'm partial to TY but maybe not at these prices. GAB makes me a little uncomfortable with its constant erosion of capital. Or maybe the market is just currently too high to offer decent opportunities in this area and I should just be patient. Would be interested in hearing about what you guys consider good in this area (broad based funds with relatively high yields of 5% or so) and whether you're buying at current prices. I advised my kids to just go with S&P500 funds in their 401k but they have salaries so the yield is far less important for them.

     e-mail to a friend      printer-friendly     add to library      
| More
Recs: 1     Views: 64
Previous Message  Next Message   Post Message   Post a Reply return to message boardtop of board

Msg # Subject Author Recs Date Posted
22064 Re: Question about funds rlp2451 0 11/17/2019 9:59:12 AM
22067 Re: Question about funds keebon 0 11/17/2019 11:56:16 AM
22074 Re: Question about funds ed81 0 11/18/2019 6:58:42 AM

About Us  •  Contact Us  •  Follow Us on Twitter  •  Members Directory  •  Help Center  •  Advertise
Not a member yet? What are you waiting for? Create Account
Want to contribute? Support InvestorVillage by donating
© 2003-2019 All rights reserved. User Agreement
Financial Market Data provided by