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  • Upstream MLP's Suffereth Carnage

    $QRE, $BBEP, $VNR will suffereth the pain of $LINE $LNCO $BRY itis. This says it all:

    Jul 03 11:26 AM | Link | 2 Comments
  • LINN Energy And LinnCo Voluntarily Disclose Informal SEC Inquiry: 07.01.13

    LINN Energy and LinnCo Voluntarily Disclose Informal SEC Inquiry

    HOUSTON, July 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LINN Energy, LLC (LINE) ("LINN") and LinnCo, LLC (LNCO) ("LinnCo") announced that they have been notified by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") that its Fort Worth Regional Office has commenced a private, non-public inquiry regarding LINN and LinnCo. The SEC has requested the preservation of documents and communications that are potentially relevant to, among other things, LinnCo's proposed merger with Berry Petroleum Company, and LINN and LinnCo's use of non-GAAP financial measures and hedging strategy. The SEC has stated that the fact of the inquiry should not be construed as an indication that the SEC or its staff has a negative view of any entity, individual or security. LINN and LinnCo are cooperating fully with the SEC in this matter.

    Although the impact of the inquiry on the timing of LinnCo's proposed merger with Berry Petroleum Company is difficult to predict, LinnCo and LINN remain committed to the completion of the transaction.

    Jul 01 11:33 PM | Link | 3 Comments
  • Linn Energy (LINE): Buy Puts For Potential Berry Collapse

    This is a calculated trade, if the inferences are accurate:

    DividendLab: I'm Buying (6) LINE $26 Oct Puts; 06.28.13

    SCHW is calling to borrow $LINE shares this morning.


    Per SeekingAlpha news:

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    The link takes us to this image:

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    We can pick up LINE (if the above info & inferences are true) with the October $26-puts in place.

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    Todd Johnson

    Editor, Dividend Lab

    Jun 28 1:13 PM | Link | 6 Comments
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