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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.

10/21/15: Sell WGL Holdings for a 66 Percent Gain

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 21, 2015
Sell WGL Holdings for a 66 percent gain.

10/17/15: Entergy Corp’s Nuclear Reaction

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 17, 2015
Entergy Corp's recent efforts to reduce its exposure to wholesale power markets in the Northeast move the utility one step closer to resuming regular dividend growth.

10/03/15: What We Have Here is a Failure to Differentiate

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 3, 2015
A few bad apples don’t spoil the bunch. Some midstream names will find themselves under pressure from declining oil output in the US onshore market, as the effects of energy producers’ reduced drilling activity start to manifest themselves. But indiscriminate selling creates opportunities for discriminating buyers.

09/29/15: Digesting Yesterday’s Big Midstream Deal

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 29, 2015
Energy Transfer Equity LP finally prevailed in its pursuit of Williams Companies. Here's our take.

09/23/15: Trading Places

By Roger S. Conrad on Sep. 23, 2015
A strategic shift at one of our Aggressive Income Portfolio holdings means that we're also changing direction.

08/25/15: Merger Madness

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 25, 2015
DC regulators dealt a setback to Exelon Corp's pending acquisition of Pepco Holdings, while Southern Company announced an agreement to acquire AGL Resources. Here's our take.

08/25/15: Yesterday’s Flash Crash

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 25, 2015
The market's volatility may cause fluctuations in our favorite essential-services stocks, but their dividends remain intact.



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