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One of the Best MLPs to Buy Today
Investing in master limited partnerships (MLPs) has long been known – and loved – as a reliable income source.
MLPs generate stable cash flow by charging user fees for the transportation of oil, gas, and other fuels through pipelines and other energy infrastructure.To continue reading, please click here...
Your "Uncle" Is the World's Smartest Trader
It's interesting that an investor in the "communist" Peoples' Republic of China can make millions tax-free… while investors in the United States – the supposed bastion of free enterprise and capitalism – have to pay, in some cases, a near-50% tax on investment gains.
If trading and investing is all about weighing risk and reward, then the tax code itself makes Uncle Sam the ultimate trader. He gets a nice chunk of your reward, even as he avoids your risk.
Now, I don't mind having Uncle Sam as a silent partner, but like any good partner, he should stick around to help shoulder losses during bad times as well as participate in the good times.Unfortunately, this isn't what happens...
This Is My Favorite Kind of Money
My favorite kind of money does three things.
First, it grows. And it keeps growing every single year – by double digits.
Second, and unlike most corporate profits, it only gets taxed once.
And third, it's "lean." The businesses paying my favorite kind of money are very sensitive to cost, while retaining virtually no earnings. After all, they have to pass through nearly all their income to investors.
Few investments give you all three of these benefits, of course. That's what makes the shares below so attractive.First, let's look at each of my "favorite money factors" more closely...
"The Best Opportunity of the Decade"
From the Editor: You're receiving special access to Private Briefing today because it contains a crucial conversation between Bill and Dr. Kent Moors, who uncovered the massive new energy demand source you've been hearing about. This particular briefing details one of the longer-term beneficiaries in the natural gas space…In this column, we're keeping that promise...
The "Painful" Truth About Diversification
Portfolio diversification is one of the most widely advocated concepts in investing. Almost all financial planners recommend it.
But it's also one of the most misunderstood concepts.
Traditional diversification isn't a real-world way to create big wealth.
Warren Buffett certainly understands this, as you'll see.So does Lynn...
- Spark #1: Game-Changing New Contracts
Time to Flush Another Classic Money Rule Down the Drain
From the Editor: We disregard conventional asset allocation models, because we make much more money by focusing our investments. All of the 100%-plus gains in the Money Map Report, for instance, are the result of "concentration," not "diversification." And today, it's time to abandon yet another classic money rule…
The "Rule of 100" is simple.
To determine the amount of money you should put into bonds and equities, just subtract your age from 100. The resulting sum is how much of your portfolio you should have allocated to equities. The rest is what you should have in bonds.
By that logic, if you were, say, 60 years old, then 40% of your money should be in equities, and 60% should be in bonds.
That's the "Rule of 100." And, unfortunately, it's worthless now, as you'll see.That's why these unconventional shares are about to get white-hot...
This Is the Perfect Trade for a 14-Day Market
This is a great way to make some extra money right now.
Over the next 14 days, I expect stocks to remain mired in a relatively tight trading range, as nobody wants to place any really big bets on what's going to happen before the Federal Reserve makes its Sept. 18th announcement on if and/or how it will "taper" its QE bond-buying program.
And you can make money from this range-bound activity with one simple trade.
It takes about 10 minutes to place. It'll last just 10 days. And it'll give you the perfect blend of low risk and high probability.
So here's what to do…
How to Invest in a Market Correction
There are events unfolding right now that show you need to know how to invest in a market correction…
First, this bull market – the most unloved bull market in history, according to Money MorningChief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald – has continued for 54 months now. That's a full 11 months longer than the average bull market run since 1953.
Second, the forces keeping this bull market going are almost completely divorced from any economic reality.
Unemployment and underemployment – the sheer number of Americans who've flat out given up looking for work – remains appallingly high, at 14%. Economic growth, limping in at under 2% per year, is anemic.
Yet, the markets have surged for more than four and a half years… hitting as high as 15,628… shattering all records as they go.
How to Invest in Agriculture After the Potash Price Crash
Global commodity woes increased again on Tuesday after Russia's Uralkali broke up one of the world's largest potash partnerships and ended a marketing venture agreement with producers in Belarus.
This development changes how to invest in agriculture- as it has already sent investors fleeing from nutrient and fertilizer stocks this week.
In addition, the impact will likely crash global potash prices by 25% to 30%, as the collapse of an international duopoly will end a price-fixing agreement that benefited other producers of the key commodity by artificially inflating prices and keeping supply off the market.