In the following video, energy analyst Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss what investors need to know about Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP) today. As a master limited partnership, the company has investors laser-focused on its massive 7.8% dividend. And if you're a current or potential shareholder, it's important to understand what's driving that yield, and what will sustain it going forward.

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