XLU

The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples

While some investors might be expecting consumer staples to rebound and become the preferred defensive sector of choice, utilities still look like the top dog. More 

XLU: My Top Summer ETF Pick

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

3 Hidden Risks of Dividend Stock Investing

Dividend stock investing seems like a low-risk way to invest, but unwitting investors can run into trouble with these hidden traps. 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 

Don’t Complain About This Boring Market. Prepare.

The slow but steady rise of the markets into the low-volume summer months is lulling many investors to sleep. But success favors the ready. More 

These Hidden Risks in Your Dividend Stocks Could Ruin You

Dividend stocks are touted as low-risk, low-volatility plays that are certain profit generators. But dividend stocks can be riskier than you think. More 

Homebuilder and Home Construction ETFs Continue to Falter

Is enthusiasm for the real estate market built on a solid foundation? Certainly not according to the latest news. The proof is in the sector (under) performance More