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New Trump Administration May Be Good for Top Dividend Utilities: 4 to Buy Now

Between 2013 and 2015, the utility sector had one of the biggest runs in its history. Declining interest rates, combined with a big market scare near the end of 2011 had ...
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China Will Spend $2 Billion To Attack Air Pollution Problem In Beijing

The level of air pollution is so high on certain days that the Beijing's government has to shutter factories and restrict the number of cars which enter the city. China ...
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SunTrust Has 5 Contrarian Favorite Power/Utility Stocks to Buy for 2017

If there was ever a contrarian trade for 2017, it would be the power-generating utility stocks. The sector had a huge run in 2014 and 2015 as investors crushed by ...
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Why AEP May Be the Most Attractive Utility Stock in America

After years of enjoying dividend growth and investor demand, the U.S. electric utility group finally took a breather in 2016. After all, the post-election rally favored growth over income and ...
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Could a Privatized US Postal Service Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) contracted with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to provide postal services in about 500 Staples stores. The reaction from the American Postal Workers Union ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Targets on Trump Metal and Infrastructure Winners

If there is one thing this country desperately needs, it’s a massive infrastructure project that will help to fix and refurbish our crumbling bridges, roads, airports, and so much ...
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More Worries for Utilities in 2017?

Maybe we are finally seeing that utilities cannot rise endlessly without a concern about proper P/E ratios and rising interest rates. In the daily upgrades and downgrades, there are often ...
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After the Election, 7 Major Infrastructure Winners for 2017 and Beyond

The presidential and congressional elections for 2016 have come and gone. Much of America may be divided on the results, but there are some serious business and economic policy changes ...
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The Best and Worst US Airports

Like much of the rest of U.S. infrastructure, many major airports could do with some serious remodeling. A report published last year reckoned that an investment of $15.1 billion was ...
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6 Major Infrastructure Stocks for a Trump or Clinton Win

If there was one word that could be used to describe the 2016 presidential election, perhaps "tension" is about as close as you can get. With the lines shifting between ...
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Exelon Earnings Bolstered by Excluded Items

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The electric utility posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of $9 billion. ...
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SunTrust Says Utilities Are Rich: Only 5 Remain Rated Buy

The sector that stormed through the first half of the year in a big way has come under heavy fire in the second half, as the fear of rising rates ...
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Forterra Sets Expected Price Range for IPO

Forterra has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to price its 18.42 million shares in the ...
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5 Infrastructure Stocks to Buy for a Clinton or Trump Presidency

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton don’t agree on many talking points, and for obvious reasons. Trump is more in the conservative arena while Clinton the liberal one. But ...
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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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