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  • Rich And Retired? Don't Buy Dividend Stocks [View article]
    George,

    I have found a severe tax impact is usually not Adequately considered. Taxable Earnings from the $15,000,000 corpus is gravy for the current administration!
    Mar 12 05:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy's 2014 Capital Program Shows A Shift In Focus [View article]
    I initiated positions just now. Grabbing the falling knife?
    Mar 11 01:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners: A Good Time To Buy? [View article]
    I'm adding on all Kinder's at a time when other MLP's are on the rise.
    Mar 11 09:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: Putting The Quarter Into Perspective [View article]
    Mr. Hoerth,

    How is Linn hedged for a decline in WTI to a range of $80 to $90 per BO?

    The race is on to find gulf coast storage from the overproduction in our domestic horizontal Oil Plays. The issue is compounded from Barack's approval of the remaining Keystone Pipeline Segments, adding Canadian Crude to Domestic overproduction (approval is a probability today).

    Risk appears to be increasing for a Downside Move in Domestic Producer Stocks. Do you agree the Midstreamer's/Refiner's are the better bet?
    Mar 10 03:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hedge Fund Och-Ziff Capital To Pay A 7.22% Dividend Following Strong Profits [View article]
    Greg Group,

    OZM was recommended recently by a person I respect, so I'm watching it. I am bothered no insiders have purchased since June of 2012. Compensation to the honcho's has been reduced by about 84% per M*, so a big plus!

    What do you see today?
    Mar 6 10:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Day, Another Major Shale Discovery [View article]
    MW,

    >How many times do I have to point out on this page that it was accompanied by a faked paper posing as a published article?<

    Please provide the Link? I sometimes enjoy reading Fiction.
    Mar 6 09:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Managed Duration Investment Grade Muni CEF: ~10% Tax-Equivalent Yield, 9% Discount To NAV [View article]
    V+,

    I am rotating out of many of the Muni CEFs due to expected Interest Rate Creep and the whack it levies on Share Price from Leverage. MZF uses a whopping 42.17% per M*. I do note there is no reported Puerto Rico exposure, a positive. They lowered their yield twice in 12 months, yikes!

    I am watching ATAX in the Tax Free Income space but capital raises whacked that share price. ATAX Investor Relations Desk indicates about 90% of the current 8.39% yield (7.55%) is tax free.

    I am finding it is better to own the individual Municipal Bond versus owning the ticking time bomb of diving Muni CEF share price from Interest Rate Creep.
    Mar 4 05:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Barron's Is Wrong On Kinder Morgan Energy Partners [View article]
    PV....,

    >That's why I sold a piece of my KMP this morning.<

    I added again to all my Kinder positions yesterday. Sumflow mentioned a double bottom and I will likely add again if I can catch that double bottom. I also took advantage of the Putin Dip adding to other existing positions and initiated a few more.
    Mar 4 04:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Opportunity Knocks At Kinder Morgan [View article]
    Pat...,

    SAN shows an ALL Cash div.
    Mar 3 02:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Defined-Term Municipal Bond Fund At A 9% Discount And 5.76% Tax-Exempt Yield [View article]
    Mr. B.,

    I have no position on ROC as an investment criteria. Some say it is bad and some say it is good. Many of the MLP's appear to allocate some of their Distribution to ROC. ROC is not taxable. Recapture may be a Gotcha event when selling too?
    Mar 3 09:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Opportunity Knocks At Kinder Morgan [View article]
    Art,

    We don't need Canadian Oil competing with our Domestic Crude Exploitation. Same for the Arab Cartel's oil. Let us enjoy our Energy Independence before helping out a Friend in Canada or an Enemy with the Cartel.

    On a side note, the largest Booked/Verified Natural Gas Reserves are within the Arab Cartel. Those reserves are pretty much Stranded and about to be converted to LNG for sale to the highest bidder, mostly transported in ocean going vessels. I believe Australia has the second largest Booked/Verified stranded nat gas. China buys a considerable amount through Woodside's LNG plant.

    To sum it up; We don't need to help the Competition, Friend or Foe!
    Mar 2 11:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Opportunity Knocks At Kinder Morgan [View article]
    User 184...,

    KMR and EEQ are two that pay their dividends in shares of stock. There is no 1099Div issued when this type of Script Payment is rendered. You are only taxed when you sell, assuming there is a capital gain when sold. If legitimate Tax Avoidance is a major factor in your consideration to purchase then KMR is the clear choice.

    I own KMR and adding on the Bear Attack.

    Anyone know of other Stocks paying a Script Dividend?
    Mar 2 11:00 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Defined-Term Municipal Bond Fund At A 9% Discount And 5.76% Tax-Exempt Yield [View article]
    Mr. B,

    Just sold numerous Muni CEFs to harvest the Capital Gain. Quite a few were Nuveen. I feel Nuveen offers competitive CEFs. The best, safest, way to participate in the Muni Space is to own the Muni Bond, not the CEF or ETF.

    Sold out of HYD too. Exposure to Puerto Rico ran me off.

    Accumulating ATAX as the only current Tax Free buying.
    Mar 2 06:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Opportunity Knocks At Kinder Morgan [View article]
    >Kinder Morgan is perhaps the best way to participate in the North American energy renaissance in a moderately low-risk manner.< AGREED

    The Ukrainian situation may provide a new low? Who knows what the future holds for us investors in Richard Kinder. I'm continuing to add to all my Kinder positions. This is my speculation and not intended to be advice.

    Their cashflow from operations during the record cold may be an upside surprise?
    Mar 2 06:06 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ModernGraham Quarterly Valuation Of Dover Corporation [View article]
    This one of the newly added stocks to my retirement accounts that are managed by a hired manager.
    Mar 1 05:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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