BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:BBEP)

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2 More Energy Bankruptcy Filings: Breitburn and SandRidge

As of May 1, some 27 oil and gas exploration and production companies had filed for bankruptcy protection. Since then four more have sought protection, with two filings announced Monday morning. ...
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Breitburn Energy Suspends Distributions on Preferred Shares

Breitburn Energy Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: BBEP) has suspended its monthly distributions on its 8.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units (NASDAQ: BBEPP) and its 8% Series B Perpetual Convertible ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Brocade, Garmin, IBM, Nabors, Peabody Energy, Red Hat, Shopify, Urban Outfitters and More

Stocks were indicated higher again on Thursday, with the markets trying to make for the first four-day rally of 2016. Is it possible that the trend of 2011 to 2015 ...
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Can Breitburn Really Maintain Its Massive Distribution?

Breitburn Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ: BBEP) has absolutely underperformed the market with shares down over 60% year to date. However despite this drop the company is continuing to target an ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Micron, Sonus, Starwood, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday morning, but the markets remain within about 2% of all-time highs. What is shown over and over is that investors line up to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Coupons.com, Dean Foods, Hilton, Isis Pharma, NOV, Stratasys and More

Stocks traded lower Wednesday morning after two very strong days in the market. China has cut bank reserve requirements, but some fears are creeping back up in Europe. Investors have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, CryoLife, Halliburton, Nabors, Red Hat, Sonus and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average in striking distance of 18,000. Investors have shown over and over that they will buy stocks ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top MLP Picks for 2015

Merrill Lynch is reevaluating its position on a few master limited partnerships (MLPs) as it transfers coverage to analyst John Abbot from Nitin Kumar. Year to date, Merrill Lynch’s upstream ...
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High-Yielding Upstream Energy MLPs Solid Buys Despite Oil Drop

The huge drop in oil is really starting to show up at the pump for consumers, and right before the holidays that is a blessing. It is also showing up ...
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Can You Still Trust Stocks With 10% Dividend Yields?

Investors love dividends. While a stock buyback plan is one method of returning capital to shareholders, companies paying high dividends have to take almost any measure possible to keep paying ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Alcoa, Costco, Lululemon, Walmart, Trulia and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning despite sanctions in Russia. Investors still want upside from their investments, but they seem to be looking at individual companies and sectors rather ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Brightcove, Exxon, GM, Mylan, Petrobras, Twitter and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction ahead of Friday's key durable goods report. Investors still want upside from stocks, even if they feel the bull market of five and a half ...
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Highest Yielding MLPs That Can Outperform for the Rest of 2014

Despite a sell-off earlier in the year, the top energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) finished up the first half of the year in pretty good shape. In fact, on a ...
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Wunderlich Starts Coverage on Some of the Lower Risk High-Yielding MLPs

Upstream master limited partnerships (MLPs) underperformed the market in the third quarter of this year. The good news for investors looking to get on board is that the road ahead ...
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Will Some High-Yield MLPs Slash Their Distributions and Dividends?

The master limited partnership (MLP) sector attracts investors because of the high distributions and the special tax treatment of those distributions. Investors think of these distributions as dividends, though they ...
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