The Next IPO to Buy in a Red Hot MLP Market

Many investors think tech when they hear the term IPO, but lately one of the hottest IPO sectors has been with master limited partnerships. Much of this interest is generated by the fact that that, unlike tech companies that IPO and can remain unprofitable for years, MLP IPOs are bringing in cash for investors almost […]

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3 Undervalued Stocks to Buy for the Price of a Cup of Coffee

The recent volatility in the market has presented attractive entry prices for many stocks I’ve been tracking for a number of months now. I’ve been adding more shares of them to my portfolio as I believe they are now in extreme undervalued territory. All three trade for about what a Venti coffee at Starbucks will […]

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3 Monthly Dividend Paying REITs With Superior Investment Prospects

Companies that pay monthly dividends can sometimes be masking sub-par performance, but all companies are not created equally. These three REITs pay monthly dividends on top of having good dividend growth track records, and are all strong candidates to add to any income investing portfolio.  If you follow my writing with any regularity, you may […]

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Buy These 3 Oversold Energy Stocks

Energy stocks have been hit harder than most during the recent volatility. Share prices in well-respected companies have dropped to levels that are amazing bargains. Here’s your ticket to buy three exploration and production stocks that will boost your portfolio’s gains.  It has been a downright ugly few months in the market for investors in […]

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Is Gold Making a Comeback?

After spending several months in decline, gold is showing signs of life. Back in 2011, the spot price of gold hit a record high of $1,895 per ounce, thanks to the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program.  Once the Fed initiated the taper of its monthly bond purchases, there was plenty of commentary about how gold […]

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This Economic Stimulus Will Fuel the Next Market Rally

Wall Street appears to be underestimating the benefit that lower gas prices will have on the American shopper, as every dollar saved at the pumps is a dollar that can be spent elsewhere. All this extra cash being spent will create a tailwind for earnings in these two sectors during the busiest shopping time of […]

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High-Yield Deals on Low Risk Energy Infrastructure Companies

The currently running stock market correction has been especially hard on stocks in the energy sector. The falling price of crude oil has led the drop, reducing expectations for future profit levels in the energy sector and driving stock prices down. However, the large and inclusive decline of almost all energy related stocks, including one […]

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3 Stocks to Buy Now from the Carnage in the Market

The last few weeks in the market have been just plain ugly. The turmoil that originated in high beta sectors like small caps, commodity stocks and energy after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 six weeks ago has spread to the general market. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 had their worst weekly sell-offs since May 2012 […]

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3 REIT Stocks to Buy in the One Sector Bucking the Falling Stock Market

I am writing this after the market closed on Thursday, October 9, a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 335 points and then down again by 115 points on Friday, October 10, putting the Dow squarely back into territory we hadn’t seen since August. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq have similarly been […]

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Digging Through the Carnage Caused By Falling Oil Prices

The recent hard fall in oil prices has caused carnage in myriad sectors within the stock market over the past month or two. WTI (West Texas Intermediate) prices have fallen more than 20% since their recent highs this summer and Brent is touching four year lows. The energy sector and related industries have suffered deep […]

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Position Your Portfolio for a Global Ebola Outbreak

Ebola is making the news and could become a factor in global financial markets. Individual stocks and ETFs could offer opportunity should this deadly disease continue to spread. You have been reading about the frenzy which media attention has brought to the companies involved in the battle against Ebola. The wall-to-wall coverage has driven the […]

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Rising Volatility Could Mean Trouble for the Market

As the market rises and falls like a roller coaster, a deeper look at the intense volatility reveals some troubling news. Here is what you need to do now to protect your portfolio from a prolonged market correction. Market health and volatility are inversely correlated. With volatility soaring over the last few months, it’s inevitable […]

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to the Recent MLP IPOs

Investing in the right master limited partnership will reward you with high dividend yields and share price growth, but how can you distinguish which are worth your money? Tim Plaehn  shows you what to look out for in this hot topic.  The market for master limited partnership (MLP) IPOs is really starting to heat up. […]

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