Utilities

The sector is less sensitive than others to consumer demand.
I am undecided.
My Peter Lynch-based strategy turns up two Midwest utilities.

Deere Is Under Heavy Pressure Real Money Pro($)

Red volume has surged to its heaviest level in a year.
But if it doesn't happen, the market should be worried.
The region is low on natural resources, power plants and transmission lines.
Water supplies are dwindling, while demand is on the rise. 
Its regulated operations are stable, and its merchant utility business is bottoming out.
As the mercury rises, so does profit.
States have far more sway than Washington does.

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