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Chasing High Dividends: Utilities Approaching Bargain Territory (AEP, EXC, CEG, PEG, XLU)

2011 was the year of the utility stocks offering investors high dividend yields of well over 4.0%.  2012 has not gone so well for the sector, with 25 of the 34 ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (CHK, WYN, CMCSA, RL, DELL, CEG, ENB, SPWR, HNZ, CPB, DMD, BDCO, CTIC, GILD, SCON)

US stocks opened mixed this morning, with the Nasdaq opening lower than both the DJIA and the S&P 500. The Nasdaq briefly crossed into positive territory this morning, but has ...
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Constellation Energy Posts Big Miss (CEG, EXC, PGN, DUK)

Constellation Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: CEG) posted an EPS loss of -$2.91 on revenue of $2.95 billion. Stripping out costs related to the company’s merger with Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC), ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AZN, BLK, BRCM, CEG, ED, EBAY, ERIC, EXC, GOOG, NFLX, NOK, PSUN, SOL, SAP, SNY, TRN, UPS, VVUS, VMW)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Thursday morning.  AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE: AZN) Cut to Underweight at JPMorgan. ...
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Exelon Gets Approval for Constellation Energy Deal (EXC, CEG)

The US Department of Justice has given the go-ahead to the merger of Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and Constellation Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: CEG). The combined company is being required ...
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Media Digest (12/22/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/hub.1324331373.html Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) is working on a deal with Alibaba to sell part of its stake in the Chinese company. (Reuters) Toyota (NYSE: TM) expects record sales next year ...
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Utilities Merger in Jeopardy (EXC, CEG, ETR, AEP)

When Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: CEG) agreed in April to an $8 billion dollar merger, the companies promised the state of Maryland, home to ...
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Media Digest (11/7/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Sony (NYSE: SNE) may buy Ericsson out of their smartphone joint venture. (Reuters) Geithner says problems with EU sovereign debt pose a significant risk to the global economy. (Reuters) A ...
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9 Utilities Set To Raise Dividends (DUK, AWK, AWR, XEL, DTE, AEP, CEG, D, ETR, FE, NEE, PNW, PPL, PGN)

If you have seen one trend that has lasted in 2011 it is that companies are hiking their dividend payouts for their shareholders.  Many classic investment models are based almost ...
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Why Fund & Income Investors Are Drawn to Utilities (XLU, SO, EXC, D, IDU, RYU, CEG, NRG, NI, PCS, VZ, UPW, NEE, UTF, UTG, DNP, FSTUX, CMS, POR, RYAUX, FE, FKUTX, SRE)

When the going gets tough, the tough often play defense -- out of risky assets and into those assets that offer more security and some dividend upside. One choice is ...
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Alternative Energy Watch: Power Merger; Evergreen Solar Stumbling; Beacon Gets a Second Deal (EXC, CEG, ESLR, BCON, DE)

Alternative energy news for today takes a look at the merger of Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: CEG), the piling up of new woes at ...
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Are U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Operators Really at Business Risk? (CCJ, USU, XLU, AEE, CEG, ETR, EXC, FE, PGN, SO)

It goes without saying that nuclear power has hit skid row.  The damage to the industry that has been caused by the earthquake and the tsunami which followed in Japan ...
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The Unusual Suspects for the Week Ahead (ALXA, ALKS, AB, AAPL, VZ, BORN, CIT, CEG, IMGN, JAZZ, MSFT, POT, BHP, RGC, CNK, YHOO)

Earnings season is just getting underway and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 11,000 on Friday.  There are many stocks to watch outside of earnings this week.  The cast of ...
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Smart Grid Challenges and Opportunities (CEG, CNP, DUK, NEE, PGN, EXC, HON, ED, WHR, GE, ELON, MTZ, GRID)

Of the $787 billion federal stimulus bill passed in 2009, more than $3.4 billion was targeted at modernizing the US electricity transmission and distribution systems and promoting investments in smart ...
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Dividends or Not, Utilities Need To Perform (XLU, SO, D, DUK, FPL, AEP, ETR, FE, EIX, PGN, PPL, XEL, DTE, AES, CEG, NRG, CPN, AYE, NU, PNW, POM, NST, OGE, TE)

Investors love dividends, and big stable utility stocks often have some of the highest dividends of any class of stocks.  There has just been one problem... Dividends or not, utilities ...
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