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The Bubble in Yield Plays Continues to Grow

Nathaniel Popper, reporting in the New York Times, has a good piece on how individual investors are plowing into junk bonds just as they are getting more risky.  (NYT)  This continues the trend of yield chasing we have documented with our coverage of Energy plays in Master Limited Partnerships here. The scenario is simple, the…

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Uh-Oh. Master Limited Partnerships Continue to Go Mainstream after 10 Years of Outperformance

The New York Times has joined the drumbeat of MLP coverage, noting how the relatively high yields and tax advantages of MLPs are drawing investors. (NYT) Here’s some facts that should give everyone pause before investing in these complex products: They have an average 16.7 percent annual return for the past 10 years This return…

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