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Did NRG Energy Just Become a Screaming Buy?

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) hit a new 52-week low in Monday’s trading session. Now, many could argue that investors should have been abandoning ship on the long way down. ...
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Department of Homeland Security Has Trouble With Its Security

The Department of Homeland Security has, among other functions, the mission to prevent cyberattacks on the balance of the federal government. Unfortunately, the protector needs protection. Hackers have remained ahead ...
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How Key Analyst Views Duke Energy Ahead of a Potential Fed Rate Hike

The big question this week is if the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates. Perhaps the companies that this potential hike will have the biggest impact on are utilities and ...
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NextEra Energy Offers Equity Units; NextEra Energy Partners Issues 35 Million New Units

Electricity utility NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced Thursday that it intends to sell $700 million of equity units priced at $50 each. Proceeds of approximately $692 million will be ...
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Still Big Upside Potential for Southern Co. After AGL Acquisition News

Being invested in a utility was great for investors during the time when it was assured that interest rates were going to remain low for a very long time. Ahead ...
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CenterPoint Finally Cheap Enough to Buy After the Pullback

CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNP) has a solid base of regulated utility assets (electric and gas distribution) and a well-managed and efficiently operated nonregulated interstate gas pipeline. Despite slumping energy ...
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July New Construction Spending at 7-Year High

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday morning that construction spending in July increased by 0.7% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.083 trillion from the revised estimate of ...
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The 1,954 Mile Mexico-American Border Wall

It starts just south of Beaumont, Texas, and runs almost 2,000 miles to just south of San Diego. The hard part would be fencing the Rio Grande, which is almost ...
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Why Exelon Is So Attractive After the Sell-Off

On Tuesday morning, Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) had its $6.8 billion offer for Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) rejected by the Washington, D.C., Public Service Commission. The Federal Energy Regulatory ...
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Exelon Bid for Pepco Rejected by DC Regulators

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC), already the largest utility in the United States, had its $6.8 billion offer for Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) rejected Tuesday morning by the Washington, D.C., ...
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What a Key Analyst Has to Say About Southern Company’s Acquisition

Southern Company (NYSE: SO), like other utilities, is preparing for rising interest rates as a Federal Reserve decision looms. However there may be more pertinent matters at hand for this ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Likes 5 Top Utilities, Even With Higher Interest Rates Coming

While it may seem counterintuitive to buy any stock that is considered a bond proxy in front of the Federal Reserve tightening lift-off, history shows that utility stocks tend to ...
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California Living Up To 25 Percent Water Cut Mandate

Asking an entire state to use 25% less water may sound easy in the asking portion of an equation, but implementing such efforts and actually living up to such efforts ...
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UBS Stays Bullish on 4 Top Utilities but Lowers Price Targets

With the bond proxies all taking shots after years of outperformance in a low interest rate environment, some analysts we cover on Wall Street are becoming more bullish on the ...
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Deutsche Bank Loves High-Yielding Utilities: 4 to Buy Now

With looming interest rate increases, all the bond proxies have been hit hard. Utilities, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) all had a very tough ...
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