The Yorkville High Income MLP ETF (YMLP) pays investors a 9 percent dividend by using financial markets themselves to create income. An MLP (or master limited partnership) pays investors a handsome dividend created from 90 percent of its own revenues. In YMLP’s case, that revenue comes from tracking the performance (before fees and expenses) of the Solactive High Yield MLP Index. Because YMLP is an exchange-traded fund (ETF), it spreads its risk across a number of investments. With YMLP’s 9 percent dividend, market-focus and diversity, the fund gives investors income, while limiting risk.
Last week was mixed for U.S. stock markets, with the Dow Jones up 0.43% and the S&P 500 down 0.14%. The NASDAQ dropped 1.26%, while the MCSI Emerging Markets Index ended the week flat.
Big gainers in your Bull Market Alert portfolio included EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), which added 5.38%; Visa Inc. (V), which rose 3.13%; and India's Tata Motors Limited (TTM), which gained 2.73%. Both EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) and Tata Motors Limited (TTM) hit new 52-w
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