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  • Kinder Morgan Partners Continues 14.7% Average Yearly Return [View article]
    Looks like your projecting KMI's div increases to be more than 2x KMP indefinitly{wow!}. Very short term thinking, not practical. There's more to consider than just a few years increases.
    What happens when KMI divs = KMP/KMR divs? Will KMI head toward the moon? Sorry, I won't dream such.
    Dec 23 11:47 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Partners Continues 14.7% Average Yearly Return [View article]
    Why? Are you adverse to KMR vs KMI?
    Dec 23 11:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Partners Continues 14.7% Average Yearly Return [View article]
    It's a pity you overlooked KMR?????
    Dec 23 09:58 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 High-Yielding Utilities For Rock-Solid Income [View article]
    This the 2nd article I have read this week by this Author. I come away thinking he is not disclosing, or doesn't find, every thing of importance.
    He says "The dividend was raised steadily every year during the period 1993-2008. Thats a pretty good history..."
    That's NOT , "Pretty good History" currently.
    Dec 20 11:57 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 REIT Preferred Stocks For Yield-Hungry Investors [View article]
    Having been a student of pfds, I am amazed you are touting HCN-J at $26.70, and NNN-D at $26.45. Each are paying about 6.1% vs what they were priced at Par. Further, there is a flurry of surprise calls by all companies, who can refinance at much lower rate.
    Whenever the call comes, it will be a immediate loss of aprox 7% capital, or a year of divs.
    I find your article offering very bad advice to novice investors, and otherwise absurd.
    Dec 19 08:33 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Buffett Should Buy Phillips 66 [View article]
    When I heared Warren bought, I loaded up.
    Dec 19 05:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • R.R. Donnelley: Deal Of The Year? [View article]
    Long term, printing business will shrink.
    Dec 19 01:09 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Is Wrong With Oneok Partners? [View article]
    My OKS shrs up 82% over last several yrs. A 5% div on my cost is super. This is much ado about nothing--just an article
    Dec 18 07:36 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One Way To Offset The Coming Tax Bite On Preferred Stock Capital Gains [View article]
    One can achieve research virtually equivalet by using

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    updated every day, and,

    http://quantumonline.com

    and save some $

    There is no mystery here!
    Dec 18 05:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Preferred Stocks From Summer 2012 Still Offer Some Great Investment Opportunities [View article]
    Thanks for this great information. Look forward to more of your article of this quality.
    Long COF-P, and many other PFDS
    Dec 18 12:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One Way To Offset The Coming Tax Bite On Preferred Stock Capital Gains [View article]
    "there may be an advantage to doing so this calendar year given the pending changes to the long-term cap gain rates. "

    The operative word is" MAY"!! You seem to lbe eading, without any real Idea of what's going to happen!!

    I suggest keeping your powder dry--Things may turnout to be ok.
    Dec 16 09:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One Way To Offset The Coming Tax Bite On Preferred Stock Capital Gains [View article]
    I have all my PFDS in my IRA w/ significant profits. Otherwise, I don't understand selling, and buying PFDS mentioned above par, and with such immediate calls. Almost a zero sum game!
    Dec 16 06:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Stay Married To Your MLP - Divorce Is Expensive [View article]
    Buy Turbo Tax Premier, and DYI!
    Dec 13 04:36 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy MPLX Today For Dividend Growth [View article]
    Todd,jdh44
    Each year in the past, I have transfered div paying stocks at RMD time,paid ord income tax, and the stocks reset basis at time of transfer!!
    In early 2012, I transfered some MLPS inthe same way, paid ord income tax--so I'll find out in spring 2013 when K-1 s show up.
    I chose not to sell in the IRA, but transfer!

    Todd,
    Won't go north for coffee. What do you see as the "moving parts?, etc?
    Dec 10 03:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy MPLX Today For Dividend Growth [View article]
    What do you think about taking an MLP from an IRA, and transfering it into a taxable account by way of an RMD, and paying ord income--thus escaping all the UTBI issues.
    Having paid ord income, the basis of the MLP would reset????
    Dec 9 11:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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