Ask a Fool: Should You Fill Your IRA With MLPs?


In the following video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South fields a question from a Fool reader, who asks, "What is your opinion of pipeline MLPs in an IRA up to the IRS limit?"

One of the MLPs discussed is the one created by Energy Transfer Partners. The surge in oil and natural gas production from hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling is creating massive bottlenecks in takeaway capacity. However, this problem for producers creates a massive and immensely profitable opportunity for midstream companies. Energy Transfer Partners helps alleviate the glut in supply with 23,500 miles of transformational pipelines. To see if ETP and its industry-leading yield will be a fit for you, click on this detailed premium report, which will supply you with a thorough analysis of this midstream.

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