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Market Scare: When Utilities Are Hot Again

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit all-time highs this last week, but a sharp sell-off on Friday caused some serious concerns. Fear and ...
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Why AT&T Rejects Netflix’s Video Streaming Plan

Netflix Inc.'s (NASDAQ: NFLX) video streaming service consumes a huge amount of broadband. No wonder. Video data takes up more network capacity than text or voice. And Netflix has more ...
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J.P. Morgan: Only Three Solar Stocks to Buy and Own Now

With any other emerging technology, the cheaper it gets, the more it is accepted. Solar is the living proof of that. The good thing for investors that embrace a position ...
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First Solar Signals Guidance Out to 2016

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is hosting its analyst day on Wednesday. We previously noted three drivers behind its 9% gain earlier in the trading day. Now we have a ...
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Three Drivers Behind First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) is surging at the same time that the company is conducting its analyst meeting. There are three issues running the stock higher, and there are ...
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Canadian Solar Seeks Capital After Big Stock Gains

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) traded lower on Tuesday after the solar player announced a secondary offering. The company even tried to say that fourth-quarter revenue was up by 75% ...
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Is Boardwalk Just the Start of Nat-Gas MLP Woes?

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE: BWP) was a total disaster on Monday, and it has 24/7 Wall St. wondering just how many other Master Limited Partnerships and trust structures in ...
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Credit Suisse Top Utility Stocks to Buy for Cold Weather, Dividends and Earnings

In 2013 the last stocks anybody wanted to own were utilities. This year, they are one of only three sectors that are positive so far on the year. While utilities ...
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AEP Earnings Stung by Ohio Deregulation

American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the utility company posted operating earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Electricity Customers Asked to Conserve Electric Power Consumption

24/7 Wall St. has been wondering just how long it would be before power companies in the Northeast and Midwest started asking -- or demanding -- that customers take efforts ...
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Infrastructure

Sterne Agee Top Infrastructure Building Stock Picks for 2014

Sterne Agee is out with its top picks in engineering and construction, which is the key infrastructure sector for the rest of us. The firm's Mike Dudas and Patrick Uotila ...
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Ocean Power Lives Again!

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTT) was for all practical purposes gone and forgotten about until 2013. A research report with huge upside seemed like the first real sign of ...
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Do Big Companies Need CEOs?

Several small but well-known companies have dumped the management structure that requires them to have a chief executive officer. Shoe firm Zappos is the most well-known among them. These actions, ...
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The Two Best Water Stocks for 2014: American Water Works and Aqua America

Try living without water for a few days. It is something you cannot cut back on or push out for very long. Investors have caught on that water is a ...
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The SolarCity Upside Call for Over 30% in Gains

SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY) is seeing its shares surge on Thursday due to very positive analyst coverage. The firm making the call was Robert W. Baird, upgrading the solar roof ...
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