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Investing Topics: Conservative Income

Sifting through the Quarterly Data Dump

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
Each quarterly earnings season bring a deluge of data and insight. Here are some of our bigger-picture takeaways from the 193 companies in our Utility Report Card that have reported first-quarter results.

Building for the Future

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2015
This complicated master limited partnership offers investors a winning combination of yield, growth and stability.

Bigger is Better

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2015
Now more than ever, scale and a low cost of capital are critical to success in midstream energy. This company has both in spades.

Life in the Spotlight

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 5, 2015
We examine how the stocks picked for each month’s Conservative and Aggressive Spotlights have fared since Conrad’s Utility Investor launched in August 2013, kicking the tires on a few underperformers and highlighting names that could be ripe for taking a partial profit.

Temporary Weakness, Long-Term Strength

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 7, 2015
The pullback in utility stocks gives investors another chance to buy high-quality names.

Going Steady

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 14, 2015
This master limited partnership hasn't skipped a beat since oil price started to plunge.

Looking Back to Find the Way Forward

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 11, 2015
Our model Portfolios outperformed once again in 2014. Rather than rest on our laurels, we kick the tires on our winners and losers to determine whether they’re worth holding for 2015.

Market Currents: Key Trends to Drive Returns in 2015

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 10, 2015
The trends that shaped returns for essential-services stocks in 2014 should remain in play this year. Here’s how to profit.

Clean and Contracted

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 9, 2015
Long-term contracts and a solid backlog of opportunities make this Canadian power producer a winner.

A Look Back at 2014 and a New Year’s Resolution

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 5, 2015
Our Model Portfolios outperformed in 2014 and are well-positioned to generate solid returns in the new year.

MODEL PORTFOLIOS & RATINGS

ABOUT ROGER CONRAD

Roger S. Conrad needs no introduction to individual and professional investors, many of whom have profited from his decades of experience uncovering the best dividend-paying stocks for accumulating sustainable wealth. Roger b