If interest rates inch up, MLP ETPs like the JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NSYEArca: AMJ) or the ALPS Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP) could begin to falter. AMJ is down 1.6% over the past month and gained 24.5% year-to-date. AMJ has a 4.56% 12-month yield and a 0.85% expense ratio. AMLP is down 0.7% over the past month and rose 14.9% year-to-date. AMLP has a 5.79% 12-month yield and a 0.85% expense ratio.[A Closer Look at Master Limited Partnership ETFs and ETNs]

JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN

For more information on master limited partnerships, visit our MLPs category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own AMLP.

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