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  • Hugoton Royalty Trust: Trust Wins Big In Arbitration [View article]
    TFA,

    Pure luck. Now what is the best Royalty Trust that pays a dividend that is categorized for tax purposes, Natural Resource Royalty?
    Apr 23 02:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hugoton Royalty Trust: Trust Wins Big In Arbitration [View article]
    2/3rds of my holding sold at $9.80. Never thought it would reach my sell order placed months ago. Well, can't go broke taking a profit!
    Apr 23 02:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, And Dividend Growth Investing [View article]
    Grat,

    I follow you because I profit by listening to you. EEQ, KMR and and host of Muni CEF's and HYD (as the only Muni ETF) provide me an attractive After Tax return exceeding owning the MUni Bonds themselves. I am still trying to evaluate the ATAX stock for its worthiness in the After Tax holdings. Legal Tax Avoidance is too often overlooked and or misunderstood by Investors, therefore the nasty federal tax debit on the vast majority of taxable accounts holding publicly traded stock. Return of Capital is too much like a Ponzi to me, so MLP's and their tardy K-1's prevent much of my investing dollars!

    Richard Kinder is the ticket today for the Buy and Hold, next is Enbridge's EEQ.

    The IRS1031 Exchanges are the ticket on Real Property Transactions!!

    Thanks Grat for making us think!
    Thanks Eddie for the same!!!
    Apr 22 09:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Easily Beats Expectations [View article]
    Summy,

    Plenty of pipelines at MAOP, restricting wellhead takes. Kinder offering interconnect solutions relieving packing and finding the efficiency of master marketing. Richard Kinder offers more than Pipe, he offers a viable Market to Domestic Stranded Gas!!

    Long Kinder, adding through the unmerited dips!!
    Apr 21 09:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners: Enjoy Continued Growth [View article]
    Richard Kinder remains a BUY!
    Apr 17 04:53 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ohio geologists link earthquakes to fracking, state unveils tougher rules [View news story]
    This is the crack the EPA was waiting on. Further controls on fracking are now expected. WTI and Nat Gas soon may find a price base from the threat of Federal Frac restrictions. Watch the Domestic Rig Count.
    Apr 13 08:32 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Partners Capitalizing On Increased Demand For Midstream Services [View article]
    Will be adding to Kinder positions if the DOW dives on Putin's thumbing Barack.
    Apr 13 08:30 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Kinder Morgan Too Large To Restructure? [View article]
    Added to KMR at close of market yesterday!
    Apr 11 06:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Kinder Morgan Merger Is Not Feasible [View article]
    Added to KMR at the close today.
    Apr 10 07:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Look To Eaton Vance CEFs For Tax-Advantaged High Yield [View article]
    Compare to the Muni CEF universe yields and be sure you know your effective federal income tax rate to compute your equivalent taxable rate. Return of Capital "ROC" is not taxable when offered as a CEF/ETF dividend or through an MLP's K-1.
    Apr 6 07:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fixed-income CEFs still on sale [View news story]
    Presented by portfolio weight after Friday's market close.
    AFB
    DSM
    NQP
    MYD
    LEO
    BLE
    NMZ
    MVF
    MVT
    MIY
    NKX
    DMF
    KSM
    XAA
    NVC
    NAC
    NVX
    MYM
    CXH

    HYD has maximum weighting and is the only MUNI ETF and ATAX (common shares) is a worthy mention due to current weighting in the portfolios under management.
    Apr 6 03:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Fixed-income CEFs still on sale [View news story]
    If you are in the maximum Tax Bracket there are 11% to 9% tax equivalent yields in the Muni CEF space!
    Apr 5 05:48 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons Top Earners Should Favor High-Yield Muni ETFs [View article]
    Capt. Kirk,

    My largest dollar magnitude holding in the Tax Free space is HYD, a most consistent tax free option! I have numerous Tax Free CEF's too. Cumulatively, more dollars invested in the CEF space versus HYD/ETF. I have invested in numerous Muni Bonds as well outside the ETF/CEF space. I am happy with All my Muni/Tax Free investments. I can say the CEF's have provided the best return in taxable capital gain and tax free income. HYD is a definite close 2nd. The actual ownership of the Muni Bonds are 3rd. I have been in this Tax Free Space since 2009. Currently, Leverage in the CEF space concerns me. The ETF space offers the most readily available liquidity, currently. The outright ownership of individual bonds is illiquid and requires a Hold to maturity to avoid loss.

    Today, DOW/NASDQ crash, my Five managed taxable portfolios made money due to their heavy exposure to HYD and numerous Muni CEFs. Nine figure portfolio UM. The actual Muni Bonds are in other accounts.

    Testing an investment in ATAX too.

    I rely Heavily on what the portfolios take home, After Federal Tax/Obama care is paid.
    Apr 4 08:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Dividend Stocks You Can Hold Forever [View article]
    Uncle Pie,

    Is KMP worthy of holding as a long?
    Apr 3 08:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Basic MLP Lessons From The Q1-14 Data [View article]
    I am sticking with Richard Kinder. I speculate there will be upside surprises in 2014.

    Thanks for your in-depth analyses and views therefrom Factoid!!
    Apr 2 03:15 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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