Leonard Goldner

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  • The Short-Term Noise In Linn Energy May Be A Buying Opportunity  [View article]
    I unfortunately am not overpaid but have owned LINE for several years. It has never produced any taxable income for me. In fact were I to sell it I would have a carryforward loss that I could use to offset other taxable income which unfortunately I have little of. There is no reason for you to sell it and buy LNCO unless you want to move your position from your taxable accounts to your tax deferred ones.
    Let me repeat-100% of the distributions I have received have been ROC and not currently taxable.
    Jun 2, 2013. 08:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seadrill Partners, formed by Seadrill (SDRL +0.5%) to own, operate and acquire offshore drilling rigs, files for an IPO with a proposed maximum offering price of $225M. SDLP operating revenues moved to $497M in FY11 from $478M in FY10; for H1 2012, revenues improved 11% to $275M.  [View news story]
    If you look at the prospectus they are electing to be treated as a corporation so there is no k-1 issue. I can't answer the first part of your post.
    Sep 21, 2012. 01:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Natural Gas Storage Is Filling Up, PAA Natural Gas Storage Should Benefit  [View article]
    Generally one of the advantages of owning an MLP is that a significant portion of the distribution is ROC and not currently taxable. Do have any idea what % of PNG's distributions are tax deferred?
    Apr 14, 2012. 11:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Transocean Misses, Profit Tumbles  [View article]
    Did the company say anything about the dividend? If it is not cut it seems like a reasonable buy at these levels but if they were to reduce the dividend the stock would take a big hit. Any insights would be appreciated.
    Nov 10, 2011. 04:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Palladium as an Investment: Worth Considering?  [View article]
    There is also an ETF which trades in London(1 share =1/10 oz). The yahoo symbol is PHPD.L and the US pink sheet is ETMSF.PK . One of the US etf mamagers(I forget which one) has filed for registering a US version of the London etf.
    Jun 16, 2009. 02:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Oil Equipment ETFs On the Rise  [View article]
    You should have also mentioned PXJ which is similiar to OIH but I believe has outperformed in the past year or so.
    Jun 5, 2007. 06:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Van Eck ETFs Push The Envelope For Thematic Exposure  [View article]
    Thank you for alerting me to these new ETFs. Do you have any idea of the components in either of the DAX indexes that they intend to track and their relative weight of each constituent company?
    May 25, 2007. 05:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • PowerShares Int'l Dividend Achievers: A Conservative Way to Invest Abroad  [View article]
    You should look at the 3 wisdom tree intl ETF-DLS DOO DTH. They have far outperformed PID and are also based on int'l dividend payers(althoung not necessaraily adrs)
    May 1, 2007. 07:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Eye on Alliance Resource Partners  [View article]
    Alliance's GP is also public. I'd look at ahgp. The current yield is lower but the distribution will increase more than alliance's due to the structure of the mlp. If arlp does well ahgp has to do better.
    Nov 27, 2006. 07:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Understanding Single-Country ETFs  [View article]
    You state there are countless of investments superior to EFA but do not indicateeven one. I'd like to know what some of them are.
    Nov 12, 2006. 06:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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