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Posts Tagged ‘NYSEMKT:XLU’

Utilities SPDR (ETF) (XLU), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), RTI Biologics Inc. (RTIX): 3 Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

Just as we examine companies each week that may be rising past their fair value, we can also find companies potentially trading at bargain prices. While......(read more)
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE)

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED): Watch These Stocks at Goldman Sachs Power & Utility Conference

Goldman Sachs is hosting its 12th annual Power & Utility Conference in New York on Thursday, August 8. The one-day event will focus on a variety of......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK): The Most Dangerous Sector in the S&P

Among stock markets around the world, the S&P 500 has given investors great performance, with double-digit percentage gains even as many international......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): When Will Investors Stop Worrying About QE?

I tread carefully in writing this article because whenever anyone discusses the pseudo-religious issue of investing fundamentals and/or why markets move......(read more)
NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG)

NRG Energy Inc (NRG), Calpine Corporation (CPN): Independent Power Producers Remain Attractive

Utility stocks have remained popular due to their attractive dividend yields in a low yield environment. Lately, the Fed’s QE tapering signal and rising......(read more)
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)

Utilities SPDR (ETF) (XLU), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), EQT Corporation (EQT): Materials Selling Is Overdone

On May 8, I noted how the overall market had qualified as a ‘sell’ under my Investing Strategy. The S&P ultimately went on to drop 7.5......(read more)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Intel Corporation (INTC), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Utilities to Outperform Semiconductors?

The market didn’t like what the Fed said, which left stock holders scrambling for the exits. Some sectors took a greater hit than others, but did......(read more)
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), EQT Corporation (EQT): Throwing the Baby Out With The Bathwater

Bears have done their bit to take the steam out of the mini-recovery last week, which has left Bulls on the defensive and looking down instead of up.......(read more)
Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O)

Realty Income Corp (O): Why Does the Market Love U.S. Treasuries?

The 10-year Treasury is one of the most important measures on Wall Street. The yield on the 10-year note is seen as the alternative to stocks: a longer......(read more)
SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)

Is SolarCity Corp (SCTY)’s Run Sustainable?

Whether its success owes to the appeal of founder Elon Musk, or simply the fact that green energy is hot, SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) is one of the top......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), Dominion Resources, Inc. (D): Effects of Recovery Highlight These Utility Goldmines

Warren Buffett once said, “Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.” I......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Buffett Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

In a recent interview with CNBC, Warren Buffett declared that the next 10-20 years would be much better to equity investors than bond investors. His belief......(read more)
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corp (DUK), The Southern Company (SO): Is It Time To Buy Utilities?

The Utility Select Sector SPDR has stumbled from a high of $41.44 down into the $30’s, falling 8.5% over the month: sellers were quick to outsell......(read more)

Gold’s Future Does Not Look Shiny: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Utilities SPDR (ETF) (XLU), Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF) (XLP)

I have always liked assets that yield steady streams of cash because I can (more or less) grasp the value of such a stream of cash flows. That is the......(read more)
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)

5 Reasons to Buy Utility Stocks: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), Duke Energy Corp (DUK)

Utility stocks have received very little interest, despite a favorable environment.  Here are five reasons why you should consider utility stocks now......(read more)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)

The New Way to Diversify: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD)

In its “Beginners’ Guide to Asset Allocation, Diversification, and Rebalancing,” the SEC writes: “Historically, the returns of......(read more)