Utility Stocks

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

The best defensive funds are ones that can provide decent returns in the latter stage of a bull market but also minimize losses when the bear is in full swing. More 

Bears’ Growls Drove Some to Safety

Investors fled to the relative safety of utility stocks and took profits in the transports. More 

XLU: My Top Summer ETF Pick

Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) is a good place to park trading gains. More 

3 Utility Stocks For Retirement Income Investors

If you're looking for retirement income, don't overlook utility stocks. Here are three of the best ways to add them to your portfolio. More 

EXC Stock: An Exciting Play in the Utility Space

With its recent buy of Pepco, Exelon is balancing out its cashflows. That's a good thing for investors in EXC stock. More 

Increase Your Cash Position in This Fatigued Market

Stocks have become more volatile and a short-term correction is possible. More 

Technicals Saying, ‘Keep Out!’

The Nasdaq's breakdown, S&P 500's key reversal day and Dow's non-confirmation are clears signs. More 

Buyer Beware – Utility Stocks Are a Bad Play Right Now

I've made lots of shrewd buys in the utility stocks space, but I'm not holding a single one right now. Wait for valuations to fall back to earth before dipping a toe in. More 

Sell These Instruments of Destruction Now

For those tenacious holders of bonds and bond funds, now is the time to exit. More 

2 Charts That Warn the Bull Market May End in 3-9 Months

These ratio charts could be the first signs that the cyclical bull is coming to an end. More