Shopping for Value in the Naked Utilities
Although many conservative investors still believe that utility stocks, especially electric utility stocks, are safe investments, the upheaval of the last decade concerning oil prices, conservation, and nuclear debate has made these stocks much less stable than they once were. There has been some legitimate bad news in the industry Which has caused the industry as a whole to suffer, but for those who want income, and are willing to take some risks, there could be some good bargains in utility stocks out there now. 'Money' magazine rates one dozen utility stocks which analysts feel are attractive investments. They are rated for their Standard & Poor's safety rating, their price, their current yield, and their dividend.
Publication Name: Money
Highlights of recent developments in national and international financial markets
The global impact of the financial crisis in Asia which began in 1997 continues to be felt in 1998. Stocks remain volatile in international markets while newly industrialized countries still experience pressure on their economies. Investors have lost confidence leaving financial markets vulnerable to deterioration. The world's leading countries decreased long-term interest rates to counter weaknesses in their currencies.
Publication Name: Financial Market Trends
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