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  • Duke Energy is seeing extremely unusual call activity as its shares reach multi-year lows. More than 33,000 calls traded at the April 12.50 strike against open interest of just 784 contracts by mid-afternoon Thursday. Why?

  • A large options trade Monday is betting on a dramatic move in Constellation Energy Group. ... That, my friends, is a "put-ratio backspread" — a spread that anticipates and demands a major move to make money.

  • With the race for the White House over and done, what are the best long-term moves going forward?

  • It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Greg Gordon of Citigroup says these utility stocks are good bets, thanks to their buildouts, expansions and investments in alternative energy.

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    Hurricane Dolly left more than 27,000 electric customers without power in South Texas by midmorning Wednesday as bands of heavy wind and rain came ashore near Brownsville, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Texas extended its already formidable national lead in wind power by clearing the way Thursday for a major expansion of the state's electrical power transmission network, valued at nearly $5 billion, a move that will triple its current wind power capacity.

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    A vast reorganization of the global coal trade  is making the United States a major exporter for the first time in years — and helping to drive up domestic prices of the one fossil fuel the nation has in abundance.

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    Illinois will be the home of a futuristic $1.8 billion power plant aimed at burning coal without emitting global warming gases.  Known as FutureGen, the plant will be watched closely by green groups, Congress and the private sector.

  • A major power generator agreed in a court settlement Tuesday to spend $4.6 billion to reduce chemical emissions blamed for spreading smog and acid rain across the Northeast.

  • Utility company American Electric Power raised the upper end of its earnings growth targets through 2010 Thursday, citing expected increases in power prices and demand.

  • American Electric Power and General Electric's GE Energy will cooperate to build and deploy advanced electricity "smart" meters designed to help consumers cut their energy costs, the companies said Thursday.

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