Action to Take. After a mostly sideways year with lots of volatility in between, I'm still somewhat bearish on energy MLPs as a whole. That said, the volatility has created the opportunity for some selective nibbling in particularly beaten-down areas. Natural Resource Partners and Niska Gas Storage Partners are intriguing ideas: NRP for stability and predictability of its income, thanks to a limited-risk business model; and NKA for its higher yield and deep asset-value characteristics.
>>To see these stocks in action, visit the 2 Energy MLPs With Attractive Yields portfolio on Stockpickr.
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