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Week Thoughts: MLPs Bleeding Green

11Feb
More pain for midstream and MLP stocks this week.  The negative factors from last week remained, but oil prices piled on this week.  Oil prices are on a 6-day losing streak and broke below $60/bbl Friday.  Stocks were volatile, and midstream/MLPs held up ok on a relative basis and have been a decent place to hide the last few weeks if you avoided the

Week Thoughts: E-Brakes Slam Midstream

04Feb
In a rough week for stocks of all kinds, energy stocks and midstream/MLPs stood out as particularly weak.  The MLP Index declined 5.9%, including distributions, the first 5%+ decline week in nearly two years (since February 2016).  The 10-year treasury rate rose another 17 basis points, and sits just 17 more bps from 3.00%.  Oil prices held up well and

Week Thoughts: Midstream Elephants on Parade

27Jan
Midstream stocks resumed their elevation this week, mostly keeping up with the torrid pace of the broad market.  The S&P 500 gained another 2.2% this week (although without much help from KMI -1.3%).  Oil and natural gas prices also shot higher, helped by falling inventories and a falling U.S. dollar.   The MLP Index has gained 10% already this
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