VPU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. ETF Case Study: Do Utilities ETFs Protect in Down Markets? (XLU, ...

    April 28, 2016
    Explore the historical performance of large utilities ETFs relative to market indexes during bear markets to find out if ...
  2. The 4 Largest Utilities ETFs (XLU, VPU)

    April 17, 2016
    Learn about the utilities sector, and discover the top four exchange-traded funds that can be used to gain investment exposure ...
  3. Sector ETFs to Capitalize on America's Aging Population (IBB, ...

    April 8, 2016
    Learn about four categories of ETFs that offer excellent potential for capital appreciation as the U.S. population continues ...
  4. ETF Flows: Utilities ETFs Stand Tall in 2016

    March 25, 2016
    Find out which utilities exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have benefited the most from the huge surge in fund inflows in the ...
  5. (VPU) Vanguard Utilities ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 19, 2016
    Identify the five largest holdings in the Vanguard Utilities exchange-traded fund (ETF), and evaluate each company's performance ...
  6. 5 Popular Utilities ETFs in 2016 (XLU, NEE)

    March 17, 2016
    Discover how the five most popular utilities ETFs for 2016 can add growth and income to your portfolio. Four of these utilities ...
  7. VPU Vs. XLU: Comparing Utilities ETFs

    March 8, 2016
    Discover why utilities is the only U.S. stock sector that has managed to gain in early 2016, and review a comparative analysis ...
  8. The 2016 Outlook for Utilities (XLU, VPU)

    February 24, 2016
    Utilities should gain ground throughout 2016, offering investors and market timers profitable opportunities in an adverse ...
  9. 5 Ways to Beat the S&P 500 in 2016 (XME, XLE)

    February 23, 2016
    It will be tough to beat the S&P 500 in 2016 but five strategies may show profitable results.
  10. Vanguard Income Based Funds Overview (VOO,VPU)

    January 28, 2016
    Discover the different income funds that Vanguard Investments offer, using either mutual funds or ETFs and stocks, bonds ...
  11. 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, ...
  12. Finding Bond-Like Income With Utilities

    May 1, 2013
    The traditional utility sector has become a happy hunting ground for income seekers.
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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. ...
  15. 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.
  16. Embrace Low Expense Utilities

    December 4, 2008
    The tug-of-war over Constellation Energy signals a bright future for electricity producers. Low-cost utility ETFs provide ...
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