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Forbes  Jul 16  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, up 0.9%. Within that group, WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE: WEC) and Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 1.9% and 1.7%, respectively....
TechCrunch  Jul 16  Comment 
 Uber faces suspension of its license to operate in the state of California within 30 days and up to $7.3 million in fines for refusing to comply with state laws, according to a judge. The law requires Uber to hand over operational data regarding...
The Economic Times  Jul 15  Comment 
The blue-chip FTSE 100 index, which had risen for the last five days, edged up 0.1 per cent to 6,762.13 points by the middle of the trading session.
Forbes  Jul 14  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Services stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.2% loss. Within the sector, Fastenal Co. (NASD: FAST) and Gannett Company Incorporated (NYSE: GCI) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss...
Forbes  Jul 13  Comment 
The worst performing sector as of midday Monday is the Utilities sector, showing a 0.4% loss. Within that group, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) and NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of...
Forbes  Jul 10  Comment 
The worst performing sector as of midday Friday is the Energy sector, not showing much of a gain. Within the sector, Noble Corp plc (NYSE: NE) and Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 3.6% and 3.1%,...
guardian.co.uk  Jul 10  Comment 
George Osborne’s budget is yet another knock to UK renewables. Let’s learn from Germany, where cooperation and a strong local energy sector thrives Energy is having a bad week. Today’s Energy Bill formalises the demise of onshore wind...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 10  Comment 
In order to meet growing energy requirements, including for the capital region, Andhra Pradesh’s power utilities plan to invest Rs 30,000 crore in strengthening the transmission and distribution n...




 

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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