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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Kurt Gallon
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    Energy & Utilities

    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%.

    By Manas Chowgule, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    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.

    By Kurt Gallon
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    Miscellaneous

    How MLP-Focused ETNs Performed in 1Q17

    MLP-focused funds underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) in the recent quarter.

    By Kurt Gallon
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    Energy & Utilities

    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.

    By Manas Chowgule, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    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.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    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.

    By Kurt Gallon
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    Real Insights

    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.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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