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The Down Side to High Yields

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Although master limited partnerships, which are publicly traded energy firms that offer a steady, typically high, income, are helping to heat up the economy this summer, investors need to be careful they don’t get burned. Lured in by dividends or quarterly cash payouts, shareholders invested about $8 billion in mutual funds this past year according to Morningstar, an investment research firm this article discusses. Analysts believe that these yields will continue to rise steadily over time as the energy boom gains speed, but that shareholders need to invest cautiously. For more information on energy yields, click HERE to read the full article.