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Does New York City Have the Highest Quality Water in America?

Does America's largest city have the highest quality water among large metros in the United States? The city seems to think so, and there is a body of data that makes ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on Top Dividend Paying Utilities

Despite all the investor concern over higher interest rates, the fact of the matter is the yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond is almost exactly the same as it ...
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What Is Going on at NRG?

Electric utility NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) posted a surprise adjusted full-year net loss Monday morning of $91 million ($0.34 per share). On a GAAP basis, the loss totaled a ...
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Rhode Island Residents Most Dissatisfied With Their Roads

Among the smallest states geographically, a large number of Rhode Island residents are dissatisfied with their roads. Perhaps this is because they have so few of them. However, the second state ...
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PowerSecure Scores Huge Premium Buyout

PowerSecure International Inc. (NYSE: POWR) has now landed its shareholders in the midst of a high-premium acquisition. An announcement was made Wednesday night that Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) would acquire ...
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What to Expect From American Water Works Earnings

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.55 ...
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What to Look for in Duke Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Thomson Reuters consensus estimates call for $0.90 in earnings per share ...
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Federal Reserve Won’t Raise Rates: 4 Big Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy Now

Needless to say with the January Federal Reserve meeting out of the way, we know that rates will stay where they were lifted to in December. And you know what? ...
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With Interest Rates Going Nowhere, Deutsche Bank Favors Utilities

After years of outperformance following the crash in 2007-2008 and the ensuing Great Recession, the utility sector was like a warm blanket to frigid cold investors. Solid dividends and a ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Safe High-Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy

All we heard for most of 2015 is the trade in the utility stocks is over. Interest rates were going higher, and the stocks will be sold off big time. ...
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Utilities Remain a Safe Dividend Buy for Income Investors After a Lousy 2015

The consensus thought, which is often wrong, on Wall Street is that utility stocks will perform rotten in a rising rate environment. Add in a very weak 2015, when the ...
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Beyond Interest Rate Hikes, Problems or Contrarian Dream for Utilities Stocks?

The utilities sector has been one of the key sources for income investors to get dividends. 24/7 Wall St. once went as far as to say that utilities had become "the ...
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Google Fiber May Press Into Chicago and LA

In the latest threat to telco fiber initiatives and cable, Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google says it may press its Google Fiber initiative into huge cities Chicago and Los Angeles, ...
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NRG Continues to Fall as CEO Steps Down

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) is one of the major utilities on the market but it has been in a steady decline for over a year. Slumping oil prices and ...
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4 High Yielding Utility Stocks To Own Even When Rates Go Up

While the determination on interest rates going higher isn’t a totally done deal, the signs pointing to a December lift-off are about as strong as they can be. Toss in ...
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