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03/23/16: Game On!

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 23, 2016
The DC Public Service Commission finally approved Exelon Corp's acquisition of Pepco Holdings.

03/21/16: TransCanada Pulls Baby from Bathwater

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 21, 2016
TransCanada Corp agreed to acquire Columbia Pipeline Group for US$25.50 per share.

03/18/16: Managing Risk

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 18, 2016
We take advantage of the rally to reduce risk in the Aggressive Income Portfolio.

02/10/16: Booking a 68% Profit and Other Portfolio Moves

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 10, 2016
We book a 68 percent gain on New Jersey Resources Corp and revisit a timely sale that saved us from further downside.

02/08/15: Today’s a Good Day to Buy

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 8, 2016
The selloff in master limited partnerships creates an idea buying opportunity for this propane distributor, which has zero direct exposure to oil prices.

12/30/15: Trading Places

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 30, 2015
We take a tax loss on one loser as part of a year-end swap.

12/09/15: On Kinder Morgan’s Dividend Cut

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 9, 2015
Here are our thoughts on KInder Morgan's dividend cut.

12/06/15: Another Update on Kinder Morgan

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 6, 2015
Kinder Morgan issued a press release indicating that the firm will reevaluate its dividend policy for next year.

12/03/15: This Wasn’t the Strategic Alternative the Market Was Looking For

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 3, 2015
Moody's Investors Service downgrades its credit outlook for Kinder Morgan to negative.

10/26/15: Sell Piedmont Natural Gas for an 81% Profit

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 26, 2015
We take a big profit on Piedmont Natural Gas after the Portfolio holding accepted a takeover bid from Duke Energy Corp.