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Despite regulatory headwinds and disruptive tech in utilities , earnings growth in the sector are better than the broader S&P. Here are the stocks you should consider.
Kensho data reveals some interesting historic outperformance trends with utility companies when the weather gets warm.
Utilities have doubted the role big data can play in managing the grid, but it may save them billions of dollars in the future.
It's time to crank up the AC, but in this age of smart grids and smart meters, most utilities still have a frustratingly low technology IQ.
Obama's new proposal to crack down on carbon emissions from coal-fired electricity plants will have a limited effect on utility stocks.
Few utility companies are more convinced of the power of the shale than Southern Co. But it's learned the limits of the shale revolution.
Since January, utilities have been the top performer in the S&P. But investors beware: If interest rates rise, you could be hard-hit.
What's driving the surge in utilities? CNBC's Dominic Chu explains the attractive qualities of owning utility stocks.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports utility stocks have lost about 3-4 percent in the past month.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports which stocks' dividend yields grew the most.
CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at why utilities are collectively the best performing stocks in the S&P 500 so far this year.
Metals and mining companies have taken a beating in 2015 but building-related names and chemicals producers have had a great year. What's driving these stocks higher? Will it continue in 2016?
Materials tend to be closely correlated with China, the top consumer for many commodities and chemicals. We crunched the numbers with Kensho to see how materials perform when there are signs of weakness in the world’s second largest economy.
History shows that this sector tends to rally in the fourth quarter - and indeed materials have gained 10% this time as well. But how do these stocks fare once a new calendar year starts?
In a world of big box retail and e-commerce, successful business owners are taking new paths to Main Street success.
Covid-19 is expected to be with us for years even if the colossal investment in treatments and vaccines eventually manages to contain and control the global pandemic. The world will look dramatically different in its wake. As businesses begin the shift from crisis mode to planning for the lasting impact of Covid, CNBC’s journalists will hunt for cases of companies and industries taking a leading role in shaping Our New Future.
CNBC’s financial reporters weigh in on what every investor needs to know when it comes to companies' earnings reports.