Value investing 2015: Sometimes stocks that look like a great value aren't what they seem. Here are two companies -- and one entire business segment -- that could be value traps in 2015.
Oil prices continue to crash with no end in sight. Find out why these two high-yielding investments are especially exposed and likely to lose you money, even over the long term.
Kinder Morgan's recent $71 billion merger was done for several reasons, including to set it up for future mergers. Learn why these 2 companies might be Kinder's next acquisitions.
Recently a large merger in the MLP industry has created several opportunities for income investors to secure high, safe, and growing yields.
Peabody Energy has a lot of positive things to say about the coal market, which is good news for investors in Alpha Natural Resources and Arch Coal.
Coal stocks will take any type of good news it can get, and increasing prices for Western coal may be enough to get a couple investors excited.
In an era of near-zero interest rates and sometimes frothy stock market valuations, income investors are increasingly turning to oil producers such as ConocoPhillips for reliable dividend growth. This article compares ConocoPhillips to some of its peers to see if the law of large numbers has finally caught up with it or if ConocoPhillips remains the dividend growth king of oil and gas producers.
With less than 15 years of production left, anyone looking to buy into the BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust may want to look elsewhere
Few industries have been more brutalized in recent years than coal. However, this article explains how long-term investors can still make a killing in this unloved but still lucrative industry.
Buckeye Partners, BP, United Tech, General Dynamics, and Textron all win contracts.