Bad Day to Pick Winners

With 107 new highs for Nasdaq, we saw only 37 more new highs than new lows: Poor odds for picking stocks.

PPL Looks Ready to Start a Move Higher - Go Long on Strength

Let's check the charts and indicators before suggesting a strategy.

Why Is Everyone in the Dark About Utilities?

The Utes typically top out before the major indexes do, so they are a warning sign when they start to go down -- on Wednesday they lost 2% in their biggest daily loss since January, yet few seemed to fuss over it.

Drink Up Aqua America on a Shallow Dip

WTR has climbed steadily higher this year and further gains probably lie ahead.

Water Company Dividend Kings That Quench the Thirst for Income

Dividend stock investors should look to have at least some exposure to this sector.

Dominion Energy or ConEd: Dividend Achiever vs. Dividend Aristocrat

Over the past several years, Dominion's exposure to the oil and gas MLP industry has helped fuel its above-average dividend growth.

Southern Co. vs. ConEd: Which High-Yield Utility Stock Wins?

Southern Company and Consolidated Edison are among the most highly regarded dividend payers in the utility sector.

6 Favorite Utility Stocks for Safety, Growth & Income

Now may in fact be the time to consider more defensive areas such as utilities.

Sentiment Is Getting Pretty High

Buying when this indicator is over 90 is not a good idea.

8 Top 'Utility Players' to Power Your Income Portfolio

This recession-resistant sector offers attractive growth and income.