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Never underestimate the small mindedness of politicians: That looks like the lesson of the week for investors. The morning after the biggest bank failure in history—Washington Mutual—Washington is still squabbling about the details of how to sort out the mortgage securities mess and unfreeze the US financial system.
Bear markets are great times to buy strong, growing companies on the cheap. The trick is having the patience to stick with what you buy, while ensuring your choices are holding up to the economic stress tests behind the bear. And in fall 2008, that’s no small feat, considering high raw materials costs, tight credit and the weak US economy.
After a seven-year rally, US real estate investment trusts (REIT) have hit on hard times. Since its February 2007 peak, Vanguard REIT ETF, modeled on the broad-based MCSI REIT Index, has plunged more than 30 percent.
Like most US limited partnerships (LP), TEPPCO Partners shares have had a rough go of it this year. TEPPCO, though, has continued to post solid results while expanding its business and lifting its distribution every two quarters like clockwork.
How rough was this summer for investors? The answer isn’t nearly as bad as the market mood, at least not for those who focus on quality companies that continue to post strong earnings.
Like all US limited partnerships (LP), NuStar Energy LP units had a rough 13 months. But blockbuster second quarter results signal better times ahead.
Even stocks of the sturdiest companies can take hits. What separates them from the pack is recovery is assured as long as their businesses are solid and their yields are reliable.
Only exceptional companies grow during the tough times, and the downturn that began more than a year ago looks like it has further to go. The good news: Income Portfolio picks are turning in solid second quarter numbers.
Limited partnerships (LP) have had a tough slog lately. A year ago, yield-hungry investors bid up prices to new heights, while underwriters fell all over themselves to bring new issues to market.
Ill-conceived diversification has crippled dozens of utilities in past decades. That's why it's so encouraging when management sees the light before disaster strikes.