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Business and Royalty Trusts

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Looking for an income security that rivals small-cap stocks? It may be time to learn about real estate investment trusts. What Are REITs? This entry contains information applicable to United States law only. An unincorporated business organization created by a legal document, a declaration of trust , and used in place of a corporation or partnership for the transaction of various kinds of business with limited liability . The use of a business trust, also called a Massachusetts trust or a common-law trust , originated years ago to circumvent restrictions imposed upon corporate acquisition and development of real estate while ...
is an investment that may hold equities, debt instruments, royalty interests or real properties. The trust can receive interest, royalty or lease payments from an operating entity carrying on a business, as well as dividends and a return of capital . The main attraction of income trusts (in addition to certain tax preferences for some investors) is their stated goal of paying out consistent cash flows for investors, which is especially attractive when cash yields on bonds are low. They are especially useful for financial requirements of institutional investors such as pension funds . ( Investment Dictionary ) Many investors are ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Panamanian Tradeshares Group and Omar Young: What is an Inco
An income trust is an investment that may hold equities, debt instruments, royalty interests or real properties. The trust can receive interest, royalty or lease payments from an operating entity carrying on a business, as well as dividends and a return of capital. In this article Omar Young, owner of Panamanian Tradeshares Group, explains what an income tax is and the many types that there are. In addition to certain tax preferences for some investors, the main attraction of income trusts is their stated goal of paying out consistent cash flows for investors, which is especially attractive when cash yields on bonds are low. ... market research, surveys and trends
Zero Overhead Real Estate Investing— Right Now | Business Finance Tips
Real estate investing is not nearly as complicated, financially burdensome, or time consuming as you might think. In fact, Its easy to add raw land, shopping centers, apartment complexes, and private homes to your portfolio without brokers, bankers, attorneys, and handymen on your payroll. Even better, the zero overhead approach allows you to blend your real estate investments into your securities portfolio for ease of management, income monitoring, diversification, and analysis. I know you think that the entire real estate market is in a shambles, and that it is far too dangerous to get involved now, what with all the ... market research, surveys and trends

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Pengrowth Energy Trust Announces $1.0375 Billion Acquisition of ...
Pengrowth Corporation, administrator of Pengrowth Energy Trust is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian oil and natural gas producing properties and undeveloped lands (the “CP Properties”) through the acquisition of the shares of four subsidiaries of Burlington Resources Limited, a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips, for a purchase price of $1.0375 billion, subject to customary adjustments. The CP Properties are high working interest, largely operated interests, similar to those that Pengrowth has extensive experience in managing. These properties currently produce ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Canadian Royalty Trusts Will Never Return to Their Former Glory ...
Someone (allegedly John D. Rockefeller, but no one is sure) said, "More people have been robbed of their money chasing yield than those that have been robbed at knife and gun point." The Canroys About 90 percent of Canadian Royalty Trusts, or Canroys, are based on a "Sustainable Business Management" model that pays out large chunks of cash flow from operations. Canroys avoided the "Blow Down" model, popular in the US due to a lack of sustainability. The Blow Down avoids debt, pumps assets dry and payout to shareholders can be up to 95 percent of cash flow. The Blow Down model attracted capital and seemed to justify the lower ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Palin Guilty of Major Ethics Act Violation: Must Return $386000 in Contributions
Nearly a year after she quit her governorship of Alaska, Sarah Palin was found guilty today of another breach of the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act involving her so-called Alaska Fund Trust (AFT), which she established as a private "legal defense fund" while governor. Timothy Petumenos, independent counsel for the Alaska Personnel Board (and ironically, the same independent counsel who issued the Troopergate findings nearly two years ago while Palin was the GOP vice-presidential nominee), presented the state's Findings, Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement this afternoon from the perfectly named Adventure ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. Announces Distribution of $0.48 ...
The distribution for the quarter ended May 31, 2010 will be payable on July 9, 2010 to common stockholders of record on July 7, 2010, with an ex-dividend date of July 2, 2010. It is anticipated that a significant portion of this distribution will be treated as a return of capital for tax purposes. The final determination of such amount will be made in early 2011 when the Fund can determine its earnings and profits. The final tax status of the distribution may differ substantially from this preliminary information. The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Canadian Royalty Trusts
Canadian Royalty Trusts. Summary and Recommendation ... independent energy investment analysis by Kurt Wulff doing business as McDep Associates is ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Bank of America, N.A.: No Action, Interpretive and/or Exemptive ...
Based on the facts presented in your letter, it is the view of this Division that royalty trusts are in compliance with the certification requirements of Rules 13a-14 and 15d-14 of the Exchange Act of 1934, as applicable, if royalty trusts provide a certification in the exact form of the certification provided in your letter. In reaching this position, we considered in particular the pass-through nature of royalty trusts, the trusts' lack of principal executive or financial officers and boards of directors, and the fact that the trustee must rely in certain circumstances on information provided by the working interest ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investing for Income in a Down Economy - Graziadio Business Report
As equity markets fall and a recession develops, investors are faced with the "What do I do now?" question. At this point in the business cycle, it is common for investors to move all their resources into cash and cash-equivalent investments while other investors who desire higher rates of return without exposure to equity markets turn to income-generating securities, like bonds, and suffer the low yields. Still others, who seek to minimize the risk of loss, turn to blue-chip-type equities with high-dividend yields and some potential for capital appreciation. However, there are other alternatives that share ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What's the difference between a Distribution and a Dividend ...
In "DOWN" markets there is very limited or no capital gains to speak of and normally the investments of a CEF will not generate enough "Dividends" to meet the monthly or quarterly distribution "policy" of the CEF in question. When this occurs, there is a "return of capital" which will lower you market buy price [if/when you sell].... The return of capital, if received, "lowers" your reported taxes [ROC portion] as the distribution is the return of your own money that you bought the security with [Reit's also have a "ROC"].... Member since: October 18, 2006 Total points: 40537 (Level 7) Badge Image: A dividend is taxable ...
Trusts & Estates Law: Testamentary Trust Terminate and Distribute ...
My mother passed away in 1986, in New Jersey.  My father passed away on December 4, 2006, in New Jersey.  My mother�s will provided that a Testamentary Trust be established to contain the �Residue� of her Estate.  This residue consisted solely of various mineral rights, located in Oklahoma.  The terms of my mother�s will directed that all INCOME from the mineral rights in the Testamentary Trust be paid to my father during his lifetime, and that upon his death, the principal of the trust be divided among the three(3) surviving children.  There is some confusing paperwork on file with the court that seems ...