Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) have gained popularity over the last decade, as investors seek alternative investments for their portfolios. Even though energy prices have recently dropped sharply - for certain investors, MLP units can be a way to diversify into assets that are less correlated with traditional equities, yet offer attractive total return potential.
Typically, MLPs are infrastructure investments. Think of toll roads for oil and gas. Essentially as a barrel of oil or cubic foot of gas passes through a pipeline, inves... VIEW FULL ARTICLE