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Strategic Income Select Closed-End, 30  Ticker: FDSTJX
 
Description
The Strategic Income Select Closed-End Portfolio is a unit investment trust that seeks a high rate of current monthly income by investing in a diversified pool of closed-end funds that invest in U.S. and foreign common stocks and taxable bonds. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective.
 
Summary
Product Code: ST2Y30
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 06/28/2017
Secondary Date: 09/26/2017
Portfolio Ending Date: 07/01/2019
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $9.5073
POP(*): $9.7261
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0750
* As of Trade Date: 11/22/2017 4:00pm ET
The Public Offering Price (POP) represents the net asset value per unit plus any applicable organization costs and sales charges. The Net Asset Value (NAV) represents the value per unit of a trust’s portfolio securities and other assets reduced by applicable deferred sales charges and other liabilities.

 Estimated Net Annual Distribution Per Unit
Estimated Net Annual Distribution * $0.7473
Subsequent Years * $0.7469
As of 11/20/2017
* The estimated net annual distribution for subsequent years is expected to be less than the amount for the first year because a portion of the securities included in the portfolio will be sold to pay for organization costs, the deferred sales charge and the creation and development fee.  The estimates are based on annualizing the most recent dividends declared by the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio. There is no guarantee that the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio will declare distributions in the future or that, if declared, they will either remain at current levels or increase over time.

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
NameSymbolWeighting
 Royce Value Trust, Inc. RVT 3.17%
 Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund JCE 3.16%
 Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund, Inc. STK 3.12%
 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund USA 3.05%
 Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund JTA 3.01%
 The Cushing Renaissance Fund SZC 3.01%
 Voya Global Equity Dividend and Premium Opportunity Fund IGD 2.97%
 Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. ZF 2.95%
 Voya Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund IHD 2.94%
 Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund TEI 2.93%
 Nuveen Preferred & Income Opportunities Fund JPC 2.92%
 BlackRock Core Bond Trust BHK 2.90%
 Barings Global Short Duration High Yield Fund BGH 2.87%
 Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund DHY 2.84%
 Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund EAD 2.84%
 The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. GAB 2.84%
 Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund EDF 2.84%
 Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund ETV 2.83%
 Western Asset Premier Bond Fund WEA 2.82%
 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust FTF 2.81%
 PIMCO Income Strategy Fund PFL 2.81%
 Templeton Global Income Fund GIM 2.78%
 Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. FAX 2.77%
 MFS Intermediate Income Trust MIN 2.77%
 Wells Fargo Multi-Sector Income Fund ERC 2.76%
 Invesco Dynamic Credit Opportunities Fund VTA 2.76%
 Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. AFT 2.76%
 Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund JQC 2.74%
 Guggenheim Credit Allocation Fund GGM 2.74%
 John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III HPS 2.73%
 Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund Incorporated PFO 2.73%
 Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc. EDD 2.71%
 Principal Real Estate Income Fund PGZ 2.69%
 KKR Income Opportunities Fund KIO 2.64%
 John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund HTY 2.59%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    35
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 11/22/2017 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

 Deferred Sales Charge Schedule
Amount Date
$0.07500 October 20, 2017
$0.07500 November 20, 2017
$0.07500 December 20, 2017

Risk Considerations

Buy & Hold Risk – Taxable Trusts. This UIT is a buy and hold strategy and investors should consider their ability to hold the trust until maturity. There may be tax consequences unless units are purchased in an IRA or other qualified plan.

Closed-End Fund Risk. Closed-end funds are subject to various risks, including management's ability to meet the fund's investment objective, and to manage the fund's portfolio when the underlying securities are redeemed or sold, during periods of market turmoil and as investors' perceptions regarding the funds or their underlying investments change. Unlike open-end funds, which trade at prices based on a current determination of the fund's net asset value, closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value in the secondary market. Certain closed-end funds may employ the use of leverage, which increases the volatility of such funds.

Emerging Markets Risk. Risks associated with investing in foreign securities may be more pronounced in emerging markets where the securities markets are substantially smaller, less liquid, less regulated and more volatile than the U.S. and developed foreign markets.

Floating Rate Risk. Certain of the funds invest in floating-rate securities. A floating-rate security is an instrument in which the interest rate payable on the obligation fluctuates on a periodic basis based upon changes in an interest rate benchmark. As a result, the yield on such a security will generally decline in a falling interest rate environment, causing the trust to experience a reduction in the income it receives from such securities.

Foreign Securities Risk. An investment in securities of foreign issuers should be made with an understanding of the additional risks involved, such as currency fluctuations, political risk, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and exchange control restrictions impacting foreign issuers.

High-Yield or Junk Bonds Risk. Investing in high-yield securities or "junk" bonds should be viewed as speculative and you should review your ability to assume the risks associated with investments which utilize such securities. High-yield securities are subject to numerous risks, including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the junk bond market, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal. High-yield security prices tend to fluctuate more than higher rated securities and are affected by short-term credit developments to a greater degree.

Investment Grade Bonds Risk. Investment grade securities are subject to numerous risks including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the investment grade security market or investors' perception thereof, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal.

Limited Duration Bonds Risk. Limited duration bonds are subject to interest rate risk, which is the risk that the value of a security will fall if interest rates increase. While limited duration bonds are generally subject to less interest rate sensitivity than longer duration bonds, there can be no assurance that interest rates will rise during the life of the trust.

Options Risk. Options are subject to various risks including that their value may be adversely affected if the market for the option becomes less liquid or smaller. In addition, options will be affected by changes in the value and dividend rates of the stock subject to the option, an increase in interest rates, a change in the actual and perceived volatility of the stock market and the common stock and the remaining time to expiration.

Preferred Securities Risk. Preferred securities are equity securities of the issuing company which pay income in the form of dividends. Preferred securities are typically subordinated to bonds and other debt instruments in a company's capital structure, and therefore will be subject to greater credit risk than those debt instruments.

Senior Loans Risk. The yield on senior loans will generally decline in a falling interest rate environment and increase in a rising interest rate environment. Senior loans are generally below investment grade quality ("junk" bonds). An investment in senior loans involves the risk that the borrowers may default on their obligations to pay principal or interest when due.

Small-Cap and Mid-Cap Risk. An investment in a portfolio containing small-cap and mid-cap companies is subject to additional risks, as the share prices of small-cap companies and certain mid-cap companies are often more volatile than those of larger companies due to several factors, including limited trading volumes, products, financial resources, management inexperience and less publicly available information.

Volatility Risk. The value of the securities held by the trust may be subject to steep declines or increased volatility due to changes in performance or perception of the issuers.

Additional Risk. For a discussion of additional risks of investing in the trust see the "Risk Factors" section of the prospectus.

Important Note. It is important to note that an investment can be made in the underlying funds directly rather than through the trust. These direct investments can be made without paying the trust's sales charge, operating expenses and organizational costs.

You should carefully consider the trust's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses before investing. Contact your financial advisor or call First Trust Portfolios, L.P. at 1.800.621.1675 to request a prospectus, which contains this and other information about the trust. Read it carefully before you invest.

This product information does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any state to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Sales of any of these securities must include prospectus delivery and the services of a retail broker/dealer duly licensed in the appropriate states.

Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed and May Lose Value.

Fund Cusip Information
30302U147 (Cash)
30302U154 (Reinvest)
30302U162 (Cash-Fee)
30302U170 (Reinvest-Fee)
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