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Investing Topics: Income Insights

Bonds: What to Do in a Seller’s Market

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 17, 2014

The seller's market for bonds favors dividend-paying equities, but investors need to remain disciplined and avoid overpaying for quality.

Kinder Morgan: All Together Now

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 14, 2014
Kinder Morgan Inc.'s plan to consolidate Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, Kinder Morgan Management LLC and El Paso Pipeline Partners LP enriched investors and punched short sellers in the gut.

Dividend Investors: Don’t Be Afraid to Take Profits

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 4, 2014

Income-seeking investors shouldn't hesitate to take profits on stocks that run-up beyond their fair value.

Upstream MLPs Search for Scale

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 29, 2014

Breitburn Energy Partners LP's recently proposed acquisition of QR Energy LP demonstrates that the search for scale is alive and well among upstream MLPs, as private-equity buyers ratchet up the competition for asset acquisitions.

Thoughts on the NAPTP’s Annual MLP Investor Conference

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 28, 2014

Last week, the Energy & Income Advisor team attended the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships’ (NAPTP) annual MLP Investor Conference in Ponte Vedra, Fla. Here are our takeaways.

The Biggest Day of the Year for Income Investors

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 11, 2014

The National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships' annual MLP Investor Conference is just around the corner.

Exelon Corp Peps Up

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 3, 2014

Exelon Corp’s (NYSE: EXC) $6.9 billion all-cash takeover offer for Pepco Holdings (NYSE: POM) has gotten a mixed reception from investors, but the deal pushes the acquirer closer to resuming dividend growth.

AT&T and Apple: The Balance Shifts to Carriers

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 26, 2014

You’d be hard-pressed to beat AT&T for steady growth and reliable income--especially in a market where too many are blindly bobbing for Apples.

Energy and the Bear

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 15, 2014

Investors who focus on quality won't have as much to fear if the bear market comes out of hibernation.

Dow Jones Utilities Average: Buy Individual Stocks, Not the Index

By Roger S. Conrad on Apr. 8, 2014

Savvy investors who buy the best utility stocks at the best prices will outperform the index huggers.

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