Best Stocks To Buy For 2013: PSE

[ February 8, 2014 | Author: admin | Views: 23748 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

In this last issue of MLP Investing Insider for 2013, I take a look back at the year’s best and worst-performing MLPs. Performance numbers are from Yahoo Finance and Google Finance, year-to-date through Dec. 27, and exclude distributions. 2013’s Top Performing MLPs 1. Icahn Enterprises Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ: IEP) led all MLPs in 2013 with a capital gain of 136 percent. IEP is an unconventional MLP involved in nine primary business segments: Investment, Automotive, Energy, Gaming, Railcar, Food Packaging, Metals, Real Estate and Home Fashion. IEP invests in energy-related companies such as CVR Refining (NYSE: CVRR) and American Railcar Industries (Nasdaq: ARII), but nearly 60 percent of its assets are invested in the automotive sector and in investment funds. Since 2000, IEP has achieved an average annual return of 23.8 percent, and units currently yield 4.4 percent. MLP Profits subscribers had a chance at a 58 percent capital gain between … Continue reading

[ December 23, 2013 | Author: admin | Views: 78698 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

It’s been a long time coming for both natural gas and solar as viable sources of energy in the United States. Both have been struggling with a lack of consumer and industrial buy-in, but both could be right around the corner. Is either one standing out at the moment? The debate is onIn the following video, Motley Fool analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman each weigh in on how natural gas and solar have been performing lately and which companies are taking the lead. Both options have made progress recently, with Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE  ) building out its “America’s Natural Gas Highway” initiative and SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR  ) producing more efficient solar panels. Has Clean Energy Fuels solved the “chicken-or-the-egg” debate?The movement toward alternative energy is gaining momentum. One potential opportunity in this field is Clean Energy Fuels, which focuses its natural gas efforts primarily on trucking and fleets. It’s … Continue reading

[ May 21, 2013 | Author: admin | Views: 74929 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

Stocks finished out a solid week today as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI  ) both closed at record highs again. There were no major events pushing markets higher as stocks were more or less flat until late in the session. Investors have been enthused recently by strong earnings reports, economic data, and signaling from the Fed that its monetary stimulus will continue. In a speech today at the Chicago Federal Reserve, Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the recovery still has a way to go, indicating that stimulus measures should stay in place in the near term. For the day, the blue chips gained 36 points, or 0.2%. Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ  ) , despite no big news, led all Dow stocks today, jumping 1.7%. Rival Dell, however, was back in the headlines as activist investor Carl Icahn made the case for his bid to take the No. … Continue reading

[ November 24, 2012 | Author: admin | Views: 82773 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

When the stock market goes on a nice run like it has lately, some investors start to second-guess themselves. "Should I wait for prices to fall, or go all in? Are things getting overheated, or just getting started?"   In reality, no one can answer that question with 100% certainty. The best way to deal with that is to discipline yourself to follow a regular schedule of investing.   That’s where our Rising Stars come in, offering up their best investing ideas on a regular basis, whether the market is up, down, or sideways. Add these companies to your watchlist, and you’ll be up to date on all the current news. At the end, I’ll even offer access to a special free report highlighting three U.S. companies that are set to dominate the world! By: Brian Stoffel Source: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/01/27/3-sto cks-our-analysts-are-buying-right-now.aspx Great Stocks 2012:Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P. (PSE) Pioneer Southwest … Continue reading

[ July 31, 2012 | Author: admin | Views: 25858 | Weather: | Mood: normal]

With the close of the new year many investors are going to take a long hard look at their portfolio and look for ways to optimize for 2012. 2011 finished roughly even on the year for the market which can be considered a good thing especially with all the bad news and European crisis. 2012 will start with some economic momentum as both employment and housing sectors are beginning to show signs of life. Its anyone guess if that momentum will continue or we will have another sluggish year. Here are few ideas that we have going into the new year: If we do have a bull market in 2012 look for technology to be in the top percentile or even market leaders. Technology stocks such have shown strength in the past few months despite a tough market. This could be a sign that they are basing for a large … Continue reading