Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP)

Is More Weakness Ahead for MLPs With Q2 Earnings?

If one segment within energy would like to avoid further weakness, the master limited partnerships (MLPs) might want to see some growth or stability. This segment is not supposed to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Facebook, First Solar, Garmin, HollyFrontier, Regions Financial, Square and More

Stocks were indicated higher ahead of an expected health care vote on Thursday. The bull market is now more than eight years old, and the one trend that has held ...
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natural gas pipeline

Merrill Lynch Has 4 Buy-Rated Stocks for 2017 That Yield at Least 7%

With the first interest rate hike in a year out of the way, investors can bet that more are on the horizon. With that in mind, even if the Federal ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Buy-Rated Stocks That Yield 7% or More

Every day it seems like rates go lower, and even if the Federal Reserve does raise rates this year, the fed funds rate would still be below 1%, which is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, Dollar General, Ecolab, Nike, Southern Copper and More

Stocks were looking for direction ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday. Still, the market volatility has dried up and the major equity indexes ...
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oil tanks

Why Merrill Lynch Sees Enterprise Products and Top MLPs Rising Higher After Earnings

With oil prices down over 15% from the highs recently posted, some have become a touch nervous on the energy sector. The reality is this is probably a pretty normal ...
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Oil pipeline

Merger Changes Middle Ranks of Pipeline MLPs

Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: CMLP), Inergy L.P. (NYSE: NRGY) and Inergy Midstream L.P. (NYSE: NRGM) today announced that the companies have agreed to merge in a deal that will ...
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Oppenheimer Calls Sell-Off in Refiners a Buying Opportunity (HFC, HEP, MPC, PSX, COP, TSO, VLO)

After Leading the S&P 500 and the energy sector for the past two years, and into the first quarter of this year, the U.S. refining sector hit a rough patch ...
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Master limited partnerships (MLPs) have been great vehicles for investors wanting to participate in growth and income-oriented investing. While these payouts generally are deemed return of capital rather than classic ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 28, 2013: Markets Open Mixed, Close Nearly Flat (AKS, HEP, NWSA, FB, BBY, CAT, ROP, SIFY, BIIB, YHOO, STX, VMW, STLD, BSX, DHI, F, BTU, PFE, VLO, KERX, JOSB, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning on relatively little new data. In Europe, Italian consumer confidence rose more than expected and Germany auctioned 12-month bills at a positive yield ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AKS, AAPL, BBBY, BBY, CELG, CMG, FB, FURX, HBHC, HEP, NWSA, PAA, QCOM, TEX, VMW)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday. AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) cut to Sell at Goldman ...
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Dividend Hikes Keep on Coming (AFL, APL, ABX, HEP, LMT, MMPC, NEM, EGOV)

Wednesday was a major day for dividend hikes.  We saw higher dividends and higher distributions from the following: AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL); Atlas Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: APL); Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX); ...
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Oil & Energy Players Raising Cash (DPTR, HEP, RRC, SGY)

We are starting to see more and more of the second-tier and third-tier energy players and oil and gas players either file for secondary offerings or actually sell shares in ...
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