The MLP fund space is hot, hot enough for Barron's
to harbor some doubts and consider contingency plans.
The financial pub ran an delving into the rapid rise of a few funds and whether doubters have any options with regards to short-selling
The JPM Alerian MLP Index ETN
, which is up 25 percent for the year is one such fund noted. The article also looks at the Alerian MLP Index
itself, which has a broad impact on MLP funds.
Why is it hard to short these funds, the article notes that there are few institutional investors in many of these funds.
Read more on the issue in the full article
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