5 Fairly Valued MLPs: Is the Dilution Worth the Yield and How Do You Value Them?


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Introduction The 5 MLPs covered in this article offer yields ranging from 5.7% to 10.7%.  Additionally, each of these MLPs appears reasonably valued given their high yields and prospects for growth.  However, two of these MLPs are currently in the process of merging. MLPs Simple and Complex at the Same Time I believe that MLPs […]



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As I’m sure most of you are aware, my timing on presenting Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) as a high risk speculation could not have been worse.  The stock plunged the following day when the company filed a report disclosing that CFO Jamie Welch was leaving and did so without posting a press release.  This created […]

Is It Time To Energize?


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Introduction It goes without saying that the Energy Sector has recently been under a lot of stress.  Consequently, even the AAA rated industry behemoth Exxon Mobil (XOM) is seeing some chinks in its armor.  S&P Capital IQ recently downgraded 10 U.S. oil companies and placed Exxon on credit watch.  Consequently, I feel safe in saying […]

Retirees: The Risks, Dangers and Advantages of Reaching For Yield: Part 2B


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Introduction There is an undeniable fact that differentiates investing when in retirement versus investing while you are still working.  When you are employed, you are working for your money.  However, once a person truly enters their retirement years, the situation reverses itself.  When in retirement you begin the stage in your life where your money […]

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