UBS ETRACS Alerian MLP Infras ETN
Comparison of exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes
ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have stock-like characteristics, while ETNs (exchange-traded notes) possess bond-like traits.
JP Energy Partners: Best Midstream MLP Performer on September 11
JP Energy Partners (JPEP) was the best performer among midstream MLPs at the end of trading on September 11. It rose 3.31% in a single trading session.
Face-off: The AMLP ETF versus the MLPI ETN
AMLP has a ~46% total return over the last four years, while MLPI has kept pace with the AMZIX, with total returns of ~76%.
How MLP-Focused Funds Performed in May 2017
Among MLP funds, exchange-traded notes fell the most while the exchange-traded funds declined the least.
How MLP-Focused ETNs Performed in 1Q17
MLP-focused funds underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) in the recent quarter.
An introduction to the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index
AMZI is an index that consists of the top ~25 American energy infrastructure MLPs, which primarily engage in energy commodity transport and processing.
Is preferred equity a trend for master limited partnerships?
Recently, two master limited partnerships issued preferred equity, which is a relatively rare avenue of financing for MLPs.
Natural Gas Prices Fell Last Week: Impact on Energy MLPs
Natural gas prices fell significantly after 2008. Since then, prices have generally remained low. This trend is expected to continue in the short term.
What Do the MLP Funds Flows Indicate?
AMLP has seen a net outflow of $467.8 million over the past one-month period ended March 16, 2018.
Why Did MLPI Outperform AMJ?
The ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI) and the JPMorgan Chase Alerian MLP Index ETN (AMJ) are two of the largest MLP ETNs.
Last Week’s Rise in Natural Gas Prices: What It Means for MLPs
The benchmark Henry Hub natural gas prices rose to $2.80 per MMBtu for the week ending August 7. Natural gas generates power for cooling purposes.
The Natural Gas–NGL Price Spread’s Impact on Energy MLPs Last Week
The Henry Hub–Mont Belvieu fractionation spread dropped to $8.40 per barrel for the week ended July 24, 2015.