Michael Blum: Headwinds or Clear Sailing for MLPs?

Noting that 2009 and 2010 provided an “extraordinary run” for master limited partnerships (MLPs), Wells Fargo Senior Energy MLP Analyst Michael Blum still sees plenty of potential, including strong business fundamentals, distribution growth and attractive yields. Learn what might take the wind out of an MLP’s sails, which sectors are positioned to run . . . → Read More: Michael Blum: Headwinds or Clear Sailing for MLPs?

Foreign aid and development economics

The aim of main research agenda of development economics in the last century was to provide an evolving approach to curing the persistence of poverty and underdevelopment in world’s least developed and developing countries. High economic growth in developing countries in the last decades has changed many developing nations into middle-income countries. For instance, . . . → Read More: Foreign Aid and Development Economics

A Message to the EUR/USD Longs?

It seems that JCT showed that he and the ECB are not completely blind and deaf when it comes to the reality of a stronger currency in a world where everyone is scrambling to devalue.

As I have noted before, stranger things have happended than the ECB . . . → Read More: A Message to the EUR/USD Longs?

Economic Events on February 4, 2011

The Monster Employment Index for January was released today, and the index moved down 8 points to a value of 122, but is 7% higher than last January’s value.

At 8:30 AM EST, the Employment Situation report for January will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase of 150,000 jobs . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 4, 2011