Investing Lessons from House of Cards’ President Underwood

He may be a murderous bastard with no conscience, but if Frank Underwood were a real-life candidate for the presidency, I would vote for him.

Frank Underwood is not a real person, of course. He’s the crooked politician portrayed by […] Continue Reading…

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Musings on McDonald’s Dividend

McDonald’s Corp (MCD) announced that its domestic U.S. sales dropped 4% in February. That’s bad. Really bad. And it probably won’t get better for a while. A battleship this size cannot turn on a dime, and McDonald’s will have […] Continue Reading…

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Kinder Morgan: Filing Your Taxes After the KMP-KMI Merger

Investors in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (“KMP”), Kinder Morgan Management (“KMR”) and El Paso Pipeline Partners (“EPB”) are now the proud owners of Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) after the reorganization of the Kinder Morgan empire last year. While I […] Continue Reading…

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Kinder Morgan: A Solid Dividend Stock for 2015

Here’s a headline that would make even the most dedicated energy bull pause: “US Running Out of Room to Store Oil.”

Yikes. For the past seven weeks, Americans have been producing and importing about a million more barrels per day […] Continue Reading…

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Graphic: REIT Dividend Yields Since 1972

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