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Having lost the confidence of regulators and the public it serves, the utility's future is uncertain.
How much to buy? My mavens on the floor see about $900 million to buy on the close. In terms of sector buying, financials have $205 million to buy, energy $195 million and consumer staples at $140 million. Selling is seen only in utilities ($15 mill...
New EPA regulations will accelerate the inevitable as marginal coal and nuclear plants are retired.
Investors should consider the possibility that new projects may not be completed.
If you think Washington can develop a cohesive energy policy, forget it.
Summer usage was down from 2011 levels, and this could ding utilities' quarters.
The villain is the nuclear-power industry, the U.S.'s only power producer dependent on foreign fuels.
The utility, its customers and shareholders could benefit greatly from changes wrought by the storm's destruction.
This electric utility looks to be a tremendous value, and that's only reinforced by the recent insider buy.
Both candidates confuse the electorate by conflating energy independence with available energy options.
Jim Cramer says while some sectors like oil, coal and defense are bouncing after Romney's debate performance, the bounce will likely fade fast.
Coal-related stocks would get a boost, while alternative-energy names would likely become short candidates.
What politicians running for national office say about nuclear power is much different from what states will do.
Coal will remain a primary fuel source in the U.S., and more efficient methods will yield more power from it.
Unfortunately, it's on the other side of the world from the U.S.
But the NRC's order will actually have little impact on the power industry.
How Duke's board deals with its self-inflicted crisis will determine the company's future.
Jim Cramer says don't worry about the boardroom drama at Duke Energy and take advantage of this pullback in the stock.
Steven Sears, author of The Indomitable Investor, says dividend stocks and index funds are a much smarter play than highly hyped stocks like Facebook.
They will effectively prohibit all new coal plants and shut down many existing facilities.