2 Energy Stocks to Buy on the Dip: ETE and MMP

The sharp rebound seen in the second half of October wasn’t enough to keep the bulls at bay during the month of November. Buyers remain in control on Wall Street as evidenced by the continued ascent among major equity benchmarks; the key tailwind here has been supportive central bank policies. Now that the ECB and the People’s Bank of China have joined the Bank of Japan in promoting economic growth through loose monetary policy, investors can rest assured that policymakers are likely to provide additional support as needed [for more commodity futures news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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5 MLPs With Payout Ratios Under 90%

Master Limited Partnerships (“MLPs”) are well known among investors for their stellar yields, but they can come at the cost of a high payout ratio. By comparing dividends to profits, the payout ratio is commonly used to determine the sustainability of a dividend yield. MLPs often have higher payout ratios due to their flow-through status, but investors should seek out payout ratios below 90% if they are concerned about long-term sustainability [for more MLP news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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