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Forbes  3 hrs ago  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Healthcare sector, higher by 0.7%. Within that group, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASD: REGN) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASD: ALXN) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain...
The Economic Times  Jun 18  Comment 
Public procurement relates to the process through which govt, public utilities and state-owned enterprises procure goods or services for their own use.
Forbes  Jun 13  Comment 
The best investment for 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds is the 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT). Gold bullion is best traded using the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD). Investors seeking dividends invest in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU).
Insurance Journal  Jun 13  Comment 
Two cyber security firms have uncovered malicious software that they believe caused a December 2016 Ukraine power outage, they said on Monday, warning the malware could be easily modified to harm critical infrastructure operations around the...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 13  Comment 
Utilities, drug makers and other defensive stocks performed relatively well.




 

This industry consists of companies that provide consumers and businesses with electricity, natural gas, and water. Most of these companies are government sanctioned monopolies. They operate without competition in their main service areas. The downside to this industry is that the government in many cases also determines how much these utilities can charge their customers.

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