Infrastructure

Revisiting American Water Works as a Stock to Own for the Next Decade

American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) has been an incredible performer over the years. It fits right in on the defensive utility sector trade for investors who want predictability ...
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America’s Largest Lakes Break 100-Year-Old Records

The five Great Lakes stretch from Minnesota to near the eastern part of Canada. They contain over 20% of the world's supply of surface fresh water. They also are all ...
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This Is the Most Powerful Hurricane of All Time

Tropical Storm Barry hit Louisiana hard and is expected to bring high winds and nearly a foot of rain in some places. The storm is moving slowly which will make ...
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How the Case for Owning American Electric Power for the Next Decade Has Changed

With a new decade on the horizon, investors need to be considering what worked over the past decade and whether they should expect the same or different outcomes for what ...
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How the Case for Owning American Electric Power for the Next Decade Has Changed

With a new decade on the horizon, investors need to be considering what worked over the past decade and whether they should expect the same or different outcomes for what ...
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Very Little on the Horizon for This Hurricane Season — So Far

The hurricane season in the Atlantic runs from June 1 until November 30. So far, the 2019 season has been a bust, and nothing on the horizon appears likely to ...
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Only 3 Defensive Utility Stocks Are Considered Cheap With Big Upside

With the stock market's caution in May giving way to a recovery in June, the major equity indexes are now trading back within striking distance of their all-time highs. Some ...
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Soon You’ll Be Able to Know the Air Pollution Levels in Your Own Neighborhood

Air pollution is a major cause of death around the world. In some cities, it makes tens of thousands of people sick every year. Governments and scientist can measure levels ...
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Number of Tornadoes to Hit the US in May Highest in Years

Tornadoes and related severe weather events across many regions of the U.S. in May will cost insurers billions of dollars, according to the Global Catastrophe Report for May 2019, issued ...
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Are Utilities Losing Their Defensive Appeal Ahead of Summer?

It is no secret that the economy and the market have run across some newfound challenges. On top of slower global growth, as well as an escalating trade war with ...
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Invasive Fish Threaten the Great Lakes, and Could Devastate a Billion-Dollar Industry

For nearly 30 years, the United States has been aware of a foreign invader that now occupies nearly all tributaries in the largest drainage basin in North America, including the ...
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Why One Red-Hot Sector May Go Even Higher as Interest Rates Plunge

Typically, falling interest rates are a positive for business and consumers, as the cost of borrowing drops dramatically. Home refinancing has jumped as mortgage rates are near the lowest levels ...
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European Cities Declare War on Polluting Cars

The Amsterdam City Council announced plans last week to ban all gasoline- and diesel-powered cars and motorcycles from the city as of 2030, in an effort to combat air pollution. ...
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Jefferies Sees 4 Huge Winners in Potential $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

If there was ever an issue that everybody can agree on in a bipartisan manner, it’s the fact that our nation's infrastructure is crumbling. Everything from bridges and tunnels to ...
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Why Utilities ETFs Are So Appealing

For investors who want to get a good night's sleep, utilities have long been offered shelter from the storm. Virtually every person and company in the United States uses electricity ...
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