VPU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Are Utilities A Value Play Right Now?

    February 3, 2014
    Shaken by the Fed’s taper announcements, the boring word of utility stocks seem to have been turned upside down. However, ...
  2. The Comprehensive Guide to Utility ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    June 26, 2013
    Utility companies always remains in focus due to their stable performance and high yields.
  3. Finding Bond-Like Income With Utilities

    May 1, 2013
    The traditional utility sector has become a happy hunting ground for income seekers.
  4. Checking In On Best And Worst Performers From 2011

    December 28, 2012
    As 2012 draws to a close, we’ve been recapping some of the best and worst ETF performers over the past year. Today, we’re ...
  5. Bull Vs. Bear - America Will See Another Recession Soon

    October 5, 2012
    The U.S. may be facing a new recession. Low job growth and consumer confidence are signs that things will get worse before ...
  6. Revisiting A Risk Off Trade

    May 1, 2012
    Revisiting A Risk Off Trade
  7. The Utilities Sector Is Still Full Of Bargains

    November 28, 2011
    For those looking for stability in this roller coaster market, the utilities sector should be on the top of your list.
  8. Utilities: A Better Choice Than Bonds

    August 12, 2011
    With investors seeking safety in treasury bonds, the yields on certain traditional equity income sectors are at juicy levels. ...
  9. The Green Light In Green Vehicles

    February 4, 2011
    As transportation costs continue to rise, electric and hybrid vehicles are once again returning to the spotlight.
  10. Finding Yield With Utilities

    July 27, 2010
    Income investors are at impasse, and the need for higher income yields can be found in the utility sector.
  11. Distinguishing Wants From Needs

    February 27, 2009
    Identifying portfolio prospects from individual spending habits.
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