Jeremy Held, CFA, Director of Research, ALPS talks about the outlook for MLPs in 2017.
The ALPS Alerian MLP ETF ([stock_quote symbol=”AMLP” show=”symbol”]) crushes all other MLP ETFs in size with over $10 billion in assets. AMLP invests in energy infrastructure master limited partnerships (MLPs) that invest in mid-stream companies focused on transportation, pipelines, storage and other energy delivery systems. In early 2016, MLPs suffered extreme volatility with swings in oil prices. Held discusses optimism by the Trump administration as well as investors so far in 2017, and discusses positive themes for MLPs going forward. For more on AMLP.