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The Massive Bubble in Utilities Stocks Has Never Been Seen Before

light-bulb-1554816-640x480The performance of the Utilities SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLU) is indicative of a huge bubble in utilities stocks, the likes of which we haven't seen since the real estate bubble that nearly brought down our entire financial system.
NYSE:XLU August 8, 2016 8:08am

Could New Technology Spell Doom for Electric Utilities?

utility 300X600From OilPrice.com: A recent survey of electric utility experts unveiled a huge number of headwinds for the industry, but are their worries justified?
NYSE:XLU July 31, 2016 9:09am

This Utilities ETF Is Poised To Rally

utility 300X600Rick Pendergraft:   Over the last few days, the scans that I run on a nightly basis have not produced a great number of stocks on either the bullish or bearish side of the equation. Last night’s scan only had six stocks on the bullish list and three of the six stocks were utilities stocks.
NYSE:VPU September 15, 2015 4:16pm

3 Best ETFs For Undervalued Stocks [Utilities SPDR (ETF), iShares Dow Jones US Financial Svc.(ETF)]

etfsKent Thune:  Are you looking for undervalued stocks to buy now? If so, you may want to consider buying into depressed sectors with exchange-traded funds.
NYSE:IYG August 17, 2015 4:16pm

Protect Your Portfolio With These Utility ETFs [Utilities SPDR (ETF), First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fnd (ETF)]

utility 300X600Eric Dutram:  There is no question any more, markets are on a shaky footing. Seemingly every sector is facing some degree of weakness, while concerns are building about global growth and the impact of a strong dollar as well.
NYSE:FXU October 7, 2014 4:16pm

Are Utility Stocks Really Safe In Bear Markets? [SCANA Corporation, The Southern Company, Duke Energy Corp]

penny stocksChris Ciovacco: Ideal Candidates For Retirement Investing, Right?
NYSE:XLU July 11, 2014 11:11am

Boring Market? Be Careful What You Wish For [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Consumer Discretionary SPDR (ETF)]

bearbull21David Fabian: The word around the financial community right now is “boring”. The stock market has entered a phase of miniscule price movements, low volume metrics, a multi-year low in volatility, and uncertain economic data. In short, equities are boring
NYSE:SPY June 4, 2014 3:15pm

Recession Proof Sector ETFs For This Shaky Market [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

etfsAfter a tremendous stock market rally in 2013, risk-off trade sentiment has taken the front seat in 2014. Nagging geo-political risks related to the Ukraine and Russia issue, Fed's gradual withdrawal
NYSE:XLP May 4, 2014 10:10am

The Top 3 Solar Energy Stocks of 2014 [First Solar, Inc., JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., SolarCity Corp]

solarSolar energy - it’s not just for the Department of Defense and the hikers next door anymore. In the face of increasing electricity costs (bills have increased about $300 since 1990) and decreasing costs of solar panels (down as much as 60%), solar power has become
NYSE:TAN April 18, 2014 11:11am

Utilities and Stocks Breaking To New 52 Week Highs [Utilities SPDR (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XLU)]

investingCorey Rosenbloom: Sometimes the simplest things are effective for finding candidates to trade on a short-term or intraday basis.
NYSE:XLU April 17, 2014 1:13pm

How To Profit From The Two Things Consumers Can’t Do Without [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF]

investJohn Whitefoot: Another month of cold weather is being blamed for the most recent weak consumer confidence numbers.
NYSE:VDC March 18, 2014 11:11am

Strength and Breakouts In The Utilities ETF [Utilities SPDR (ETF)]

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: We don’t see Utility Stocks gain as much media coverage or trader attention as high-flying names like Apple, Amazon, PLUG, or Google, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore this sector completely.
NYSE:XLU March 17, 2014 3:15pm

A Quick Investor Guide To Utility ETFs [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Duke Energy Corp, NextEra Energy, Inc., Dominion Resources, Inc.]

utility 300X600Utility services play a vital role in a nation’s economic progress as cheap and abundant supply of power keeps the wheels of development rolling. With development comes the need for more power, as cities expand, and the use of new gadgets increases.
NYSE:FXU March 12, 2014 3:15pm

Time To Rethink Your Investment Strategy [Utilities SPDR (ETF)]

thinkoutoftheboxJohn Whitefoot: While most astute investors would point to a weak U.S. economy as the reason for the recent lackluster U.S. employment data, economists, in their infinite wisdom, point to Mother Nature. She seems to shoulder a lot of the economic blame in this country.
NYSE:XLU February 11, 2014 1:13pm

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