How to Spot a Safe Dividend and Avoid a 46% Loss

Earlier this month, one high-yield MLP called Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (NYSE: BWP) slashed its dividend by 81%. Overnight, the stock price plunged from $24 to $13.  That’s a one-day loss of 46%. You may not own shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners. But the blowup of this Master Limited Partnership (MLP) provides valuable lessons for every … Continue reading How to Spot a Safe Dividend and Avoid a 46% Loss

Profit from the Tax Reform Act of 1986 With These MLPs

For investors looking to cash in on America’s energy renaissance, there is one special class of investments. Over the last 10 years, a select group of stocks has beaten the S&P 500 index by a factor of 2-to-1. These investments are known as Master Limited Partnerships or MLPs.  Most MLPs are in the business of … Continue reading Profit from the Tax Reform Act of 1986 With These MLPs