Energy Independence

3 Hot Energy Sector Plays for Retirement Investors

For investors in retirement, energy stocks are still the way to go. Here are three great ways to add the sector to your portfolio. More 

Solar Stocks Face Cloudy Days Ahead

Solar stocks have been a mixed bag, recently, and investors should expect that to continue. Here's what's looming on the horizon. More 

5 Midcap Energy Stocks to Buy Now

Investors in midcap energy stocks get the dual benefit of stability AND growth. Here are five of the best picks for midcap energy stocks. More 

MPC Scores Major Win With Hess Deal

By buying Hess retail stores, MPC is setting itself up for great things in the future. Investors should take note. More 

Should You Invest in High-Dividend Royalty Trusts?

Often ignored royalty trusts can provide investors with some hefty dividend yields - if they understand the risks. More 

Want to Play Renewable Energy? Focus on the New YieldCos

Just like MLPs & REITs, YieldCos can a dose of high dividends to your portfolio. Here's a look at how they work and why they're great investments. More 

MLPs Are Absolutely Killing It

While investors generally flock to MLPs for dividends, the asset class also has a very good track record for total return. More 

4 Blue-Chip Energy Stocks To Buy

In the oil & gas sector, some of the blue-chip energy stocks are the best options for investors. Here are four of the best. More 

XOM Stock – 5 Things to Watch in Exxon Mobil Earnings

Here's the top five things you should know about Exxon earnings ... and whether XOM is a buy. More 

More Dividend Growth Ahead From KMI Stock

Cash flows, the prime metric at MLPs, continue to grow at KMI. That makes Kinder Morgan a no-brainer buy. More