The divergence between the Bloomberg US Economic Surprise Index and the S&P 500 suggests that the risk of a short-term market correction continues to grow. Savvy investors have started to put together their shopping lists to prepare themselves for this buying opportunity.
In the US, renewable-energy developers continue to reap the rewards of favorable policies at the state and federal level. However, concerns about rising electricity costs and general opposition to government subsidies raise questions about whether this support will continue.
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Master limited partnerships still offer above-average yields, but investors looking for safety and superior total returns in an uncertain business environment should focus on blue chips and names with supportive general partners that can drive distribution growth by dropping down assets.
In the May 1 issue of Capitalist Times Premium, we analyzed quarterly results for about half the names in our Lifelong Income Portfolio. Here’s our take on how the rest of our picks fared in the first quarter.
Technical factors and weakness in the US economy suggest that the risk of a 5 percent to 10 percent pullback in the S&P 500 continues to rise. As a precaution, we’ve exited a number of positions in recent months, usually for a profit. We highlight several stocks we’re watching for potential inclusion in our Wealth Builders Portfolio.
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