Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs)

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks In a Beaten Down Sector

The last three years have been a period of angst and turmoil for the companies in the energy midstream and their investors. These are the pipeline, processing and storage companies that make sure crude oil and natural gas get from the wells to the end users. This historically cash flow stable sector was upended with […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Restructured Energy Stocks

Buy These 3 High-Yield Restructured Energy Stocks

Energy infrastructure (commonly called midstream) companies have weathered a string of tough years since the energy commodity price crash of 2015. These were high flying stocks in the decade through 2014, with the master limited partnership (MLP) sector returning an average 18% per year from 2000 through 2014. MLPs were the energy infrastructure/midstream business structure […]

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]

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3 High Growth Dividend Stocks Paying Over 6%

It can be very difficult for investors to generate consistent returns in the stock market. Picking the direction of share prices can feel more like gambling. Not a comfortable feeling when putting your life savings at risk. When I give talks at different investor conferences, I like to discuss a stock selection strategy that will […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Up Over 20% YTD

The signs are that the energy infrastructure/midstream sector have set up for a multi-year bull market recovery from the declines of the previous two years. A handful of energy midstream companies have gotten a jump on their peers and have already put up nice gains to date in 2018. Even with the 20% to 30% […]

3 High-Yield Income Stocks for Conservative Investors

3 High-Yield Income Stocks for Conservative Investors

When it comes to income stocks, my investment strategy is aggressive. By aggressive I mean that I search out the highest yield stocks I can find where my research shows that the dividends should be secure. I understand that with this type of high-yield stock, even the best stock research won’t let me avoid the […]