By Randy Durig:

The BUSINESS of Hotel Real Estate

Each week we screen thousands of corporate bond listings from around the globe to find what we believe to currently be the best opportunity for fixed income investors needing or seeking higher yields and good cash flow with as minimal risk as possible relative to its projected return. We take on this task because we are convinced that holding a small, but well chosen, basket of individual bonds with maturity certain dates may offer significant advantages to bond mutual funds that; (1) may carry the risk of being subjected to forced redemptions and devaluation should the sentiment of other investors turn in mass against them; (2) typically do not have fixed rate payouts; and (3) typically do not have maturity certain dates at which investors can anticipate achieving both a return of principal and its stated yield.

While the high 6½ to 9% yields

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