Farmers in These States are Going Bankrupt, Even with Bailouts from President Trump

The agricultural trade war between the United States and China has exacerbated American farm bankruptcies to levels unseen since 2011. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the country’s largest farm advocacy organization, around 580 farms filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy from January 2019 to September 2019. Businesses must repay creditors within five years of […]

5 Things You Should Know About Stock Market Corrections

Price movement in stock markets is not driven by economic fundamentals and computer algorithms alone. In large part it is a function of human behavior, which is by nature erratic. Millions of stock traders and investors make their buying and selling decisions based on their emotions and intuition. This can make the stock prices unreasonably […]

MLP Oil Transport Funds Can Bring Needed Income to Your Portfolio

For investors seeking higher yields in a dismal low interest rate environment, master limited partnerships (MLPs) of midstream energy companies are one viable alternative. These MLPs are involved in the business of transporting oil, primarily though pipelines, as well as storing and processing various other commodities related to the production of petroleum or for the […]