If you harbor doubts about the sharp rise of energy MLPs, you don’t have many short...

|By:, SA News Editor

If you harbor doubts about the sharp rise of energy MLPs, you don’t have many short sellers on your side. Fewer than 1% of the shares of MLP constituents of the Alerian index (AMJ) are out on loan. Low short interest may have less to do with a lack of negative opinion than with the nature of who owns MLPs, but it’s a notable feature since it should mean a classic short squeeze isn’t possible.