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Forbes  48 min ago  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Energy stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 2.1%. Within that group, Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE: NFX) and Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 5.1%...
Forbes  Mar 17  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, not showing much of a loss. Within the sector, AES Corp. (NYSE: AES) and NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 1.2% and 1.1%,...
The Economic Times  Mar 17  Comment 
'BF Utilities Ltd is a ‘BUY’ call with a target of Rs 825 and a stop loss of Rs 759'
Forbes  Mar 16  Comment 
Wearing a pair of technology-augmented glasses an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) assembly line worker stands before an incomplete section of an AirBus 380 aircraft frame, contemplating the correct bolt. Beside the worker are rows of...
The Economic Times  Mar 16  Comment 
The dollar fell across the board on investor concerns its recent strength could prompt the Federal Reserve to be more cautious about raising interest rates this year.
Yahoo  Mar 16  Comment 
Wall Street kicked off the week in rally mode after its third-straight weekly loss as the U.S. dollar pulled back. Health-care, utilities and industrials led the way, while materials lagged.
Forbes  Mar 16  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Monday, Healthcare stocks are the best performing sector, up 2.0%. Within that group, Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE: EW) and Amgen Inc (NASD: AMGN) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 10.1% and 5.0%,...
Yahoo  Mar 16  Comment 
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, led by health care and utilities companies, rebounding after three weeks of losses. Energy stocks dropped as oil slumped to a six-year low.
MarketWatch  Mar 16  Comment 
Dow climbs 115 points early; utilities, health care lead S&P




 

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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