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  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies were up at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. rose $1.43 or 2.7 percent, to $54.65. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.72 or 1.3 percent, ...

  • Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon Associated Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
    Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

    The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen ...

  • City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator Associated Press - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
    City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator

    Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to ...

  • A trader watches his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Stocks ended nearly flat on Monday as the latest deal news offset losses following discouraging data on the housing market and some signs of weakness in the services sector. Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR.O) offered to buy rival discount chain Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N) for about $8.5 billion. The transaction, including …

  • Duke agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Duke Energy Progress has agreed to purchase the generating capacity of ElectriCities in a $1.2 billion deal expected to translate into lower power bills for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents. ...

  • Cia. Paranaense de Energia, the Brazilian utility known as Copel, received approval from the country’s antitrust regulator to form a joint venture with the wind-turbine manufacturer Weg SA (WEGE3) for ...

  • Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

    The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and is on track to cease operations in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing ...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as weak data on the housing market and services sector gave the latest indications that economic conditions were getting worse, taking the S&P 500 below a key support level. An index of pending home sales unexpectedly fell 1.1 percent in June, according to the National Association of Real …

  • Spot electric power on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Inc.’s market gained as demand on the grid surpassed anticipated levels. The high temperature in Dallas today was forecast to be 96 degrees Fahrenheit (36 Celsius), 1 below normal, while New York’s high will be 80 degrees, 4 lower than usual, according to …

  • San Bruno city officials, furious over what they said were overly friendly communications between utility regulators and Pacific Gas Electric Co. related to a fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion, are calling ...

  • Midday Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $1.02 or 1.9 percent, to $54.24. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.55 or 1.0 percent, to $57.53. Dominion ...

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak begins in Georgia Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Jury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago. Jury selection began Monday in federal court ...

  • These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Buy by TheStreet

  • Why Duke Energy (DUK) Stock Is Up Today @ TheStreet.com - 8 hours ago

    Duke Energy (DUK) is gaining Monday after announcing it will purchase generating assets from North Carolina's Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

  • The U.S. utility stocks would therefore be a safe bet for risk-averse investors.

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  • Early Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.46 or .9 percent, to $53.68. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.30 or .5 percent, to $57.28. Dominion ...

  • Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

    A business ending shouldn't be seen as the end of the line. With each defeat, comes important lessons to get it right next time.

  • The 2 Biggest Concerns With Kinder Morgan @ Motley Fool - 9 hours ago

    While some investors are unhappy with Kinder Morgan, the company's steady growth continues. So far this year, Kinder Morgan is well on track to reach its annual goals.

  • Canada Stocks to Watch: Athabasca Oil, TransAlta, SNC-Lavalin @ The Wall Street Journal - 9 hours ago

    Athabasca Oil, TransAlta and SNC-Lavalin are a few stocks we're watching Monday.

  • Duke Energy agreed to a $1.2 billion deal for certain generating assets from the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

  • TransAlta to Build Power Station in Western Australia @ The Wall Street Journal - 9 hours ago

    Canadian power generator TransAlta said Monday it will build a gas power station in Western Australia at a cost of about $536 million.

  • U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors looked ahead to the latest economic data and corporate earnings to give direction to a market near record levels. The Dow Jones industrial average ...

  • Though these products were on a wild ride last week despite earnings beat, these could make for a compelling buying opportunity for investors given bright industry outlook.

  • NRG Yield Inc. (NYLD) , a spinoff of mostly renewable energy assets by NRG Energy Inc., plans to offer $400 million in bonds for its purchase of the Alta Wind farm. The so-called green bonds tied to sales ...

  • Canadian power company TransAlta Corp said it would build a A$570 million ($536 million) gas power station in South Hedland, Western Australia. The 150-megawatt (MW) power station will supply to customers of state-owned Horizon Power in the Pilbara region and to Fortescue Metals Group Ltd's port operations, TransAlta said …

  • Canadian power company TransAlta Corp has agreed to build a A$570 million gas power station in South Hedland, Western Australia. The 150-megawatt gas power station is expected to be in service by 2017, ...

  • How to Give Away Your Kids TheStreet.com - 11 hours ago

    If something happens to you, will your children be taken care of financially? Here's what you need to know about your child and will.

  • AMAG Pharmaceuticals one such stock that can be considered to drop as it has witnessed a significant price decline and has seen negative earnings

  • Don’t worry about these stocks when the markets gyrate unpredictably.

  • Don't give up.

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Narcissistic CEOs

    While narcissist CEOs can use their charisma and risk-taking tendencies to lead a company to great financial success and innovation, narcissism among top management is often a double-edge sword. Companies led by narcissistic CEOs reported higher earnings-per-share and share price than companies with non-narcissistic CEOs, …

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Ga. Associated Press - 14 hours ago

    The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin. Jury selection starts Monday in federal court in Albany in ...

  • BANGKOK, July 28 (Reuters) - Stocks in Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam fell on Monday amid holidays in Southeast Asia, with tepid economic data keeping appetite for risk assets in check. The Thai ...

  • 7 Most Affordable Electric Vehicles on the U.S. Market @ Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sun, Jul 27, 2014 3:26 PM EDT

    Green cars aren't all pricey like a Tesla. Here are the seven most affordable electric vehicles now on the U.S. market.

  • Can garbage and wastewater grow the dividends of Waste Management and Veolia Environnement?

  • Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Associated Press - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 11:04 AM EDT
    Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

    The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source. So far, it's ...

  • Why I Love KMR More Than KMP For High Dividend Income @ Seeking Alpha - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 3:29 AM EDT

    Introduction: Why is Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR ) a better choice for our portfolio? Because we hold KMR in our taxable account. It is our only position in the taxable non-retirement account. ...

  • [$$] When Passive Beats Active @ Barrons.com - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 2:24 AM EDT

    The investor who took this column's advice in January of opting for the simplest passive ETFs instead of the stockpicker is ahead of most fund managers for 2014, despite paying a fraction of the cost. "With so little variation, it's just plain difficult to make good picks," Leeson says.

  • When to Let a Loved Pet Go @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 12:24 AM EDT

    If taking a dog home for the first time is the greatest joy, recognizing that the time has come to end a dog's life is the greatest sorrow.

  • [$$] The Right Way to Invest Globally @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 12:24 AM EDT

    U.S. investors have ramped up their holdings of foreign stocks. Yet many still don't own enough—or go about it the wrong way.

  • [$$] A Tale of Two Cities @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Jul 26, 2014 12:22 AM EDT

    The Dickensian misery of expecting people to pay their bills.

  • AEP's Q2 results power up Investor's Business Daily - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 6:57 PM EDT

    The electricity generator and distributor earned 80 cents a share, a 16% boost compared with Q2 '13. A Thomson Reuters analyst poll estimated 75 cents. Revenue rose 13% to $4.04 bil, above views for $3.96 ...

  • Will NextEra Energy (NEE) Beat Earnings Estimates in Q2? Zacks - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 6:10 PM EDT

    NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) is scheduled to report its second-quarter 2014 results on Jul 29, 2014.

  • Will AGL Resources (GAS) Miss on Q2 Earnings This Season? Zacks - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 5:50 PM EDT

    AGL Resources Inc. (GAS) is set to report second-quarter 2014 results after the market closes on Jul 29.

  • DTE Energy Misses Earnings Estimates, Reiterates Guidance Zacks - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 4:10 PM EDT

    DTE Energy (DTE) missed earnings estimates in the second quarter.

  • A Closer Look at TC PipeLines' Q2 Earnings @ Motley Fool - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 2:41 PM EDT

    Beyond the headlines, here’s what investors need to know about TC PipeLine’s most recent results.

  • 5 Utility Mutual Funds for Glowing Returns Zacks - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 2:23 PM EDT

    Utilities are well known defensive stocks that produce solid income for their investors.

  • Sempra Energy’s Future Could be Fueled by LNG @ Motley Fool - Fri, Jul 25, 2014 2:07 PM EDT

    Sempra Energy, like both Cheniere Energy and El Paso Pipeline Partners, has more than one LNG export facility in the works.

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