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Beware MLP ETFs

ETFs have soared in popularity in the last few years. They are often the best, most efficient way to invest in an asset class. Closed-end funds (CEFs) are also an alternative way to own an asset class that can have advantages. But sometime these types of funds are not so great and in the case of MLPs that is certainly the case. Early in 2011 I posted on why owning individual MLPs is far superior to owning the ETFs, mainly due to taxes and fees. Well, a year and  a half on this argument has only become stronger. Lets take … Continue reading

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