The president's proposal to fix the country's bridges, roads and power grid means growth opportunities for this MLP.
Some 10% of the country's ethanol plants have gone idle, fueling speculation about what's next for the controversial industry.
More people are relying on public transportation in a time of high gas prices, and young adults in particular don't really want a set of wheels.
Coal-fueled power plants, soaring car ownership and decades of scoffing at environmental laws are some factors cited for the thick haze.
Vital barge shipments have already been disrupted as an ongoing drought hits the key artery of the nation’s inland waterway system.
Sure, taxes on dividends increase under the fiscal cliff resolution. But only if you make $400,000 or more. Otherwise, dividends are still taxed at 15%. No wonder dividend-paying stocks went up Wednesday.
Each company has found a successful formula for long-term growth.
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