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Is Calpine Really Worth 50% More?

Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) may have some great days ahead of it. In power generation, there may be something here for growth investors and value investors alike. The independent research ...
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Stadium With 82,000 Seats on Market for $30 Million

When it was built in 1975, the Pontiac Silverdome was among the top tier of NFL stadiums. It had 82,000 seats and was home to the Detroit Lions. Now, it ...
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Have Utilities Become Grossly Oversold?

Utilities have been a staple piece of a portfolio for many years. In some ways, these power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional certificates of deposit and other income-generating ...
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Analyst Likes 5 Top Utilities Despite Interest Rate Risk

For the longest time in recent history, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at near zero. Great if you want to buy a house, lousy if you want to ...
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Myths About Tornado Safety

As tornado season begins in earnest, and several large tornadoes already have injured and killed Americans this year, especially in Iowa and Texas, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has put out ...
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What to Expect From Duke Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is scheduled to report its most recent financial results Friday before the markets open. The utility giant has consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters as $1.14 ...
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Why American Water Works Dividend Hikes Should Continue for Years

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is at it again, raising its dividend for investors. There is a reason that 24/7 Wall St. still believes that this water utility ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 4 Utilities to Buy Into Earnings

For almost three years, the boring and conservative utility stocks were among the best performing on Wall Street. Serving as bond proxies, they gave income investors a degree of safety ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Earnings Surprises at These 4 Utilities

With the potential for rising interest rates in the future, investors are reconsidering their position in utilities. If investors want to stay in this sector it would be prudent to ...
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Why FirstEnergy Is Replacing Edison as the Top Power Generation Stock

It is amazing how far the utility and power generation trade has risen in the years that quantitative easing has kept rates for savers close to zero. Now that so ...
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Have Utilities Now Sold Off Too Much?

Utilities have been loved for years by investors. In many ways, the power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional CDs and other income-generating investments. The year 2015 is starting ...
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4 RBC Utility Stock Picks to Buy Even If Interest Rates Rise

As the poster child for low interest rate investing, the utility sector, which used to be reserved for the proverbial orphans and widows portfolios, had quite the run over the ...
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China Internet User Base Hits 649 Million

If there is any wonder about why companies like Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) want more access to China's Internet population, look ...
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Has AEP Indicated Peak Utility Earnings?

American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the utility company posted operating (adjusted) earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Merrill Lynch’s High-Yield Utility Stocks That Are Still a Good Buy

While the argument continues over when exactly the Federal Reserve will raise rates for the first time in 2015, one thing seems pretty clear to all. The rate hikes will ...
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