Infrastructure

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Alaska Has America’s Worst Roads

With its long highways, the largest state by square mileage and weather fluctuations, Alaska has the nation's worst roads. This is according to the 22nd Annual Highway Report from the Reason ...
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Deutsche Bank Still Has 5 Top Pick Utilities to Buy Now

Wednesday came and went pretty much as expected. The Federal Reserve didn’t raise interest rates, but it was pretty clear that a rate increase could be in the cards in December. ...
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Zombie Apocalypse Worries US Internet Users — Study

Lost in the pricing battles between broadband service providers like Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and content companies like Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is the fact that the internet is an ...
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US Needs $1 Trillion to Fix 240,000 Water Main Breaks

Looks at the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known at the Interstate. The primary road arteries across the U.S., nearly 48,000 miles of highway, ...
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The Day After: Why Analysts Really Like the Spectra Energy and Enbridge Merger

Sometimes mergers offer great scale. Sometimes they offer great opportunities for streamlining and much lower cost rationale for a combined entity. Other times they are just smoke and mirrors or ...
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3 Top Infrastructure Stocks to Buy Regardless of Who Wins Presidency

One thing is for sure: regardless of who captures the White House in November, both of the nominees have stated that rebuilding the U.S. infrastructure will be a major item ...
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One World Trade Center Still America’s Largest Building at 1,776 Feet

Big news. The Wilshire Grand Tower in Los Angeles, which is 1,099 feet tall, has become the tallest building West of the Mississippi. It is not nearly the tallest in ...
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Are LED Lights Just Too Good for Consumers?

Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) is one of the leaders of the LED lighting revolution. You just wouldn't know it if you looked at the company's earnings reaction and the commentary ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Still Loves These 3 Utilities Stocks

One thing is for sure on Wall Street, it takes two to have a horse-race, and there is never any lack of viewpoints when it comes to sectors and stocks. ...
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Philadelphia Loses Nearly 500,000 Residents In 5 Decades

The Democratic Party kicks off its convention in Philadelphia Monday and the host city is a far smaller city than it was in 1960 when it was the fourth ...
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Philadelphia Has Lost 24% of Residents in Last 5 Decades

The Democratic Party kicks off its convention in Philadelphia Monday and the host city is a far smaller city than it was in 1960 when it was the fourth largest ...
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Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Top Utility Stocks Into Q2 Earnings

Even though the utility sector has totally blown away other S&P 500 sectors this year, and many of the stocks in the sector are very pricey, the run may not be ...
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5 Potential Roadblocks or Caveats Worth Considering About Level 3 Buyout Rumors

If there is one infrastructure play in communications that would make a crown jewel of an acquisition, Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) would fit that bill. In fact, it ...
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Utility Gains Look Tired, Deutsche Bank Still Has 3 to Buy

Well, it was good while it lasted, and boy did it ever. In the past five years the Dow Jones Utility Index is up a stunning 65%, and if you ...
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AquaVenture Updates Finances in Most Recent IPO Filing

AquaVenture Holdings registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing but the ...
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