Permian Basin Royalty Trust
Houston-based independent oil and gas producer Linn Energy (NASDAQ: LINE) recently announced that it would acquire Denver-based oil exploration outfit Berry Petroleum (NYSE: BRY) in an all-stock deal that values the company at over $4 billion. The deal would provide Linn with significant exposure to some of the fastest-growing oil plays in the United States and could permit it to compete directly with several larger players in the space. However more »
Baseball. My dad always said that it's athletes are overpaid. "They get paid millions of dollars, and they can't even hit the ball 40% of the time." Sigh...well that's my dad.
Ted Williams was the most recent player to bat .400. He did this way back in 1941. Clearly the fact that no one has done it in 70 years means it is a rare accomplishment more »
If you are an investor who enjoys dividends, big dividends, and lots of dividends, then no doubt you have glanced once or twice towards royalty trusts. Royalty trusts are an interesting concept. In the case of oil and gas, the investor is basically investing directly in the oil itself, and is able to get in on the profits. These trusts are set up to give their shareholders a set percentage more »
An extremely important part of a long-term investment strategy is hedging your bets with dependable and high yielding stocks. These serve to offset the occasional loss that you will incur on riskier investments. The energy sector is a great place to look for stocks that provide residual income in a market that experiences steady, increasing demand due to emerging economies and limited resources. Let’s take a look at a more »