SO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Southern Buys 50% Stake in Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    July 11, 2016
    Acquisitive utility conglomerate Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) has inked a fresh, large-scale asset buy. It reached agreement ...
  2. Alliant Energy Graduates to the S&P 500

    July 1, 2016
    The benchmark S&P 500 index just got a jolt of energy. The index's operator S&P Global announced that Wisconsin-based ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. (IDU) iShares U.S. Utilities SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 24, 2016
    Discover the top five utility stocks in the iShares U.S. Utilities ETF, and learn how they can help your portfolio during ...
  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. Utilities ETF Crushes the Rest in 2016 (XLU)

    February 19, 2016
    Year-to-date, utilities have crushed other sectors, with the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) reversing the sign on ...
  7. 5 Stocks Retirees Should Consider in 2016

    January 29, 2016
    This isn't an easy investment environment for retirees, but there are still opportunities. Here are five resilient stocks ...
  8. Southern Makes a $12 Billion Acquisition (GAS, SO)

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

    June 17, 2015
    Here's what investors should do when the stock market is teetering.
  10. 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. ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Slow And Steady ETFs Outperforming

    January 3, 2012
    Low volatility ETFs lead the way in 2011.
  16. 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.
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