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The Income Buyers Guide to MLP ETFs

Written by David Fabian, January 29th, 2015

Master limited partnerships, or MLPs, are a unique corner of the energy sector that produce high yields without the strict ties to interest rates. These dividend generating machines are allowed to pass a majority of their profits to shareholders through distributions, which make them attractive for income seekers. In addition, they don’t follow the same price patterns as traditional stocks and bonds, which is a bonus for those looking to diversify or balance a broad mix of assets. Read more

MLP ETFs Find Themselves Guilty By Association

Written by David Fabian, December 10th, 2014

The deleveraging in the energy space continues in earnest and one area that is going down with the ship is master limited partnerships (MLPs). These high yield energy-related securities fell heavily during the October sell off and are once again finding themselves in trouble over the glut of energy stock piles and plunging crude oil prices. Read more

3 High Yield Alternative Income ETFs

Written by David Fabian, April 16th, 2014

Income investors that have sought out alternatives to traditional dividend paying equities and fixed-income have largely been rewarded this year.  The combination of higher yields and non-correlated returns within the context of a diversified portfolio are attractive qualities for asset classes such as MLPs, REITs, and preferred stocks. Read more