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The Times of India  29 min ago  Comment 
BUZZ-Utilities still focused on all-time highs:BUZZ-Utilities still focused on all-time highs
Reuters  11 hrs ago  Comment 
REUTERS - The U.S. utilities that are clients of Toshiba Corp's nuclear power plant construction subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, have hired advisers to prepare for its potential bankruptcy, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Times of India  Mar 22  Comment 
BUZZ-Utilities index hits highest level since August:BUZZ-Utilities index hits highest level since August
Forbes  Mar 22  Comment 
Utilities are a particularly enjoyable sector for income investors because they offer sustainable and growing dividends—if you choose the right companies.
The Economic Times  Mar 20  Comment 
PFC has also sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs 3654 crore to Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd (Tantransco) for strengthening of transmission.
newratings.com  Mar 17  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - With a steep drop in utilities output offsetting a jump in mining output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing that U.S. industrial production came in flat in the month of February. The Fed said...
MarketWatch  Mar 16  Comment 
U.S. stocks end slightly lower as utilities, health-care sectors weigh
MarketWatch  Mar 16  Comment 
U.S. equity benchmarks slip as investors reconsider the rally fueled by the Federal Reserve’s rate increase and as volatile oil prices weigh on sentiment.




 

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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