Energy Investing

Logistics Focused MLPs Immune to Energy Price Volatility

Logistics Focused MLPs Immune to Energy Price Volatility

The surprising drop in the price of a barrel of crude into the $70’s, down from around $95 earlier this year, has thrown the energy sector into turmoil. Stock market participants have lumped together price dependent energy companies with non-price dependent companies, driving down the values of all. This handful of companies that are immune […]

A Once-in-a-Decade Opportunity to Lock in 12%+ Yields

A Once-in-a-Decade Opportunity to Lock in 12%+ Yields

Upstream MLPs have built fortresses around their profits protecting them from the price volatility of crude oil. This long-term strategy protects the distributions of these companies and also ensures that you receive your check every quarter. Give your income portfolio a huge boost and buy these stocks while they’re still cheap. The core businesses of upstream MLPs include […]

Solar Sector Struggling to Shine

Solar Sector Struggling to Shine

The solar sector and solar stocks have been struggling lately, but got a big pop on Friday. Taking a look at the charts for the most popular stocks from the solar sector might motivate you to mimic the little boy from the movie The Sixth Sense, whose famous line was:  “I see dead people.” In […]

3 MLP’s Yielding Over 10% to Buy Today

3 MLP’s Yielding Over 10% to Buy Today

Upstream master limited partnerships offer unique dividend investing opportunities. These partnerships can lock in distribution rates for years ahead meaning that, despite volatility in the prices of oil, these high yields are safe. Tim Plaehn has found 3 undervalued stocks that will continue to pay you big dividends no matter what happens in the economy. […]

The Next IPO to Buy in a Red Hot MLP Market

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 […]

High Growth MLPs to Buy During This Market Correction

High Growth MLPs to Buy During This Market Correction

Just in time for fall to start turning to what’s predicted to be another brutal winter these two MLPs are trading at attractive entry prices with the broader market price pressures. Both have the backing of much larger energy firms with a vested, and monetary, interest in their success. This is a good time for […]

4 Stocks That Could Easily Post Double-Digit Gains by Christmas

4 Stocks That Could Easily Post Double-Digit Gains by Christmas

With many stocks at all-time highs and the market’s valuation constantly in question, value stocks are getting harder to find. Stocks trading well beneath their 52-week highs but that otherwise look fundamentally sound offer the best opportunity for upside potential while simultaneously offering downside protection. The S&P 500 closed at a record high of 1,992.37 […]

4 High-Yield, Small-Cap Oil and Gas Producing MLPs

4 High-Yield, Small-Cap Oil and Gas Producing MLPs

I have been running with a theme this week that for income stock investors, dropping down to the small cap end of the high-yield spectrum will generate higher yields compared to the large cap peers in the same industry sectors. There are several reasons for this phenomenon: Small-cap companies are often much younger without the […]

Growing Dividends or Falling Stock Prices: Pick a Side

Growing Dividends or Falling Stock Prices: Pick a Side

The last couple of weeks have shown how a handful of negative news items can lead to very unpleasant stock market results. Especially galling were those market days that, after a down day, started the morning with a nice positive pop in stock prices and then through the day the market gradually moved from a […]