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  1. Southern Makes a $12 Billion Acquisition

    August 27, 2015
    Southern (NYSE: SO) has added a big new asset to its portfolio, reaching a definitive agreement to acquire natural gas utility ...
  2. Stocks and ETFs for a Teetering Stock Market

    June 17, 2015
    Here's what investors should do when the stock market is teetering.
  3. Feeling Risk-Averse? Consider These Investments

    May 8, 2015
    These investments offer risk-averse investors resiliency to bear markets while paying sustainable dividends or interest. ...
  4. This is Exactly What I Have Been Waiting for in the Utility Sector

    February 19, 2015
    When interest rates bottomed last month, bonds and several interest rate sensitive sectors of the stock market started to ...
  5. A Multi-Asset Income ETF For Defensive Investors

    November 14, 2014
    In light of market volatility and worries that stocks are overbought, one product worth noting is the Guggenheim Multi-Asset ...
  6. 3 Ways To Profit From The Best-Performing Sector Of The Year

    September 22, 2014
    Despite ongoing worry about the risk of a big correction, the market is having quite a good year. The S&P 500 is up about ...
  7. How To Build A Portfolio Of Infrastructure Investments

    May 14, 2014
    As many have said, demographics are destiny. Accordingly, investors seeking stability and income should put infrastructure ...
  8. 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, ...
  9. Interest Rates Are... Falling? 3 Ways To Profit

    January 30, 2014
    When it comes to picking investments, stock guys like me have it easy.#-ad_banner-#Let's say we're looking for a ...
  10. Finding Bond-Like Income With Utilities

    May 1, 2013
    The traditional utility sector has become a happy hunting ground for income seekers.
  11. 3 Ways to Invest Your Money Now

    October 9, 2012
    In a market buffeted by global cross-currents and worries over the “fiscal cliff,” MoneyShow’s Tom Aspray suggests that ...
  12. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    April 30, 2012
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  13. Shaw Group Still Looking For More Energy

    April 12, 2012
    Shaw is seeing slow improvements in its power business. While the large power plant maintenance business is a plus, investors ...
  14. S&P 500's Most Oversold Stocks

    March 21, 2012
    Several prominent S&P 500 stocks haven’t been bid up to technically overbought conditions in the recent rally, potentially ...
  15. Yes, Utilities Can be Sustainable

    March 9, 2012
    There are probably few investors who think of utilities as suitable additions for a socially responsible portfolio. Target ...
  16. Winners and Losers in the Coal-to-Gas Switcheroo

    March 9, 2012
    With natural gas prices at incredibly low levels and a new effort to tap more domestic natural gas already moving briskly ...
  17. Caution Is the Watchword for Utilities

    March 6, 2012
    There is a lot of action happening in the utilities sectors in the coming weeks and months, but now isn't the time to get ...
  18. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  19. Cybersecurity Is The Way To Play Defense Spending

    February 9, 2012
    As the number of cyber attacks continues to grow, cybersecurity will see the bulk of future defense spending.
  20. Slow And Steady ETFs Outperforming

    January 3, 2012
    Low volatility ETFs lead the way in 2011.
  21. Under The Radar Utility Stocks

    October 21, 2011
    Utilities have produced superior returns this year, and there's still value to be had in a few under-the-radar utility stocks.
  22. 4 High Yield Stocks

    June 30, 2011
    We'll look at four stocks that are attractive income investing opportunities.
  23. Power Up With Utility Dividends

    June 13, 2011
    Utilities are time-tested dividend payors, but some are better than the rest.
  24. The Biggest Nuclear Operators In The United States

    March 28, 2011
    These are the companies with the most to lose if the U.S. turns off nuclear power.
  25. Southern Company On Track With New Generation

    March 23, 2011
    Southern Company outlined its operations during a recent analyst meeting held for the investment community.
  26. 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.
  27. Long-Term Utility Dividends

    May 13, 2010
    These utility stocks offer strong dividends as well as the prospects of future growth.
  28. Utility Stocks With Dividends To Spare

    May 5, 2010
    Now that some analysts are calling this the beginning of the next great bull market, investors should look to the utilities ...
  29. Big Dividends In Utilities

    March 16, 2010
    Utilities stocks have long been considered a safe haven in recessionary times, particularly when they pay solid dividends.
  30. Fuel Cells In Bloom

    March 5, 2010
    Fuel cells are getting some attention, and we look at a number of ways (including Bloom Energy) that investors can play.
  31. Flipping The Switch On High-Yield Utilities

    February 19, 2010
    Utility stocks, one of the worst performers in 2009, have appeal for income investors in 2010.
  32. First Energy's Latest Acquisition: Good Deal Or Dud?

    February 18, 2010
    Electric utility First Energy has made an offer to buy Allegheny Energy. What does it mean for the industry?
  33. National Grid: A Low Profile International Utility

    January 13, 2010
    National Grid is a large but low profile international utility that touches the lives of millions of American and British ...
  34. Stocks For Income Investors In 2010

    January 7, 2010
    With interest rates and treasury yields low, investors can receive income from dividend-paying utility stocks, which are ...
  35. Electric Utilities Grind Through Recession

    September 30, 2009
    While most power companies are looked upon as dull income investments, the industry is anything but dull right now.
  36. First Energy Reports Healthy Profit Jolt

    March 2, 2009
    First Energy earnings could translate into a power generator for your portfolio.
  37. Wisconsin Energy, The Big Cheese Of Utilities

    February 9, 2009
    Despite a challenging economy and a competitive industry, this company reports the modest earnings increase of a steady, ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. Power Up With Brazilian Energy

    October 21, 2008
    This Latin American energy play offers dividends and resilience.
  40. Duke Energy Is High Yield Royalty

    March 4, 2008
    Duke Energy's very healthy dividend yield makes it a solid investment as a fixed-income proxy, especially during a flight ...
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