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Investing Topics: Master Limited Partnerships

Best in Class

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 7, 2014
Taking advantage of selloffs to scoop up best-in-class names is a time-tested tactic for scoring outsized investment gains. In the midstream space, few master limited partnerships offer as compelling a combination of value and superior business performance as the newest member of our Conservative Income Portfolio..

Challenges and Opportunities

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 7, 2014
We highlight the best buying opportunities in today’s market, including several names that trade at an unwarranted discount because of the severe downdraft in crude-oil prices.

Crude Oil and Our Model Portfolios

By Roger S. Conrad on Dec. 7, 2014
The precipitous drop in crude-oil prices continues to roil the market. Here’s the latest on our Portfolio holdings in the energy sector.

Finding Value in the Utility Sector

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 26, 2014
My take on the last of our Model Portfolio holdings to report quarterly results and where to find value in the utility sector.

Utilities Enter the Spin Cycle

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 13, 2014
Expect more utilities to monetize assets and recycle capital by spinning off yieldcos and master limited partnerships.

Taking Precautions

By Roger S. Conrad on Nov. 7, 2014
Weak oil prices and pessimistic guidance call for caution when dealing with these five stocks.

Third-Quarter Earnings Season Kicks Off

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 24, 2014
Although falling crude-oil prices have dominated the financial headlines, third-quarter earnings season is under way.

Your Questions Answered

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 20, 2014
Elliott Gue and I returned after spending several days of talking to subscribers and giving presentations at the World MoneyShow Toronto. Here's a sampling of questions that came up during our talks.

Unconventional Investing for the Win

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 14, 2014
Conventional wisdom holds that October is a dangerous month for stocks, which means that investors must think unconventionally to get ahead.

Abundant Bargains Abroad

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 4, 2014
Many of the stocks in the Aggressive Income Portfolio and Conservative Income Portfolio trade below our buy targets. And eight of my Top 10 DRIPs are also at ideal entry points. Some of the best buys right now are outside the US, largely because the greenback has surged against many currencies this year. Two factors support this strength: Slowing economic growth in China, which has pressured the currencies of commodity-exporting countries; and a US economy that has gained steam, enabling the Federal Reserve to rein in quantitative easing at a time when the European Central Bank plans to start buying bonds.

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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