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Why Buy an Aging Bull?

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 15, 2018
With this bull market so long in the tooth and with so many potential ways for it to end, does it really make any sense to be thinking about buying stocks now? Here's why it pays to stick around.

Propane Distributors: Unloved Big Yields and Ripe for M&A

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 5, 2018
Canada’s Superior Plus Corp (TSX: SPB, OTC: SUUIF) generated few headlines last month, when it paid $900 million for NGL Energy Partners’ (NYSE: NGL) propane distribution business. However, this merger is highly remarkable for three major reasons.

Income Stocks and the Great Growth Surprise

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 29, 2018
The big question facing investment markets in second half 2018: Will the US economy keeping growing at a 4 percent plus rate?

AT&T Inc: The Blessing of Low Expectations

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 19, 2018
The message from the U.S. Department of Justice to the merger-manic communications and media business? "Slow your roll."

The Scoop on AT&T, Dominion and Upcoming Earnings

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 15, 2018
Since the July 4 holiday, there's been no shortage of potential catalysts for significant market upside or downside. However, nothing has happened to shift the cautiously optimistic view we reiterated in the July issue of Conrad's Utility Investor.

Keep an Eye on November Elections

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 4, 2018
For most people, November elections are about which party will control the House of Representatives and the US Senate. That’s important. But for regulated utilities, the most critical outcomes are always the state and local races.

What to Expect When Companies Declare Q3 Dividends

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 23, 2018
The hype and volatility of corporate earnings reporting season will soon be upon us. Before that happens, however, many companies will announce something considerably more near and dear to the hearts of income investors: Calendar third quarter dividends.

Post-Subsidy Wind and Solar: Look to Adopters

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 16, 2018
China remains committed to renewable energy development as the best means to reduce its chronic air, water and waste pollution challenges.

Behind Utilities’ Retreat: It’s Technical

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 9, 2018
If worries about rising interest rates are hitting utility stocks so hard, why are shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs) surging?

Look to Nuclear for Trump Power Policy Winners

By Roger S. Conrad on Jun. 2, 2018
President Trump’s support of coal is as consistent as it is relentless, but burgeoning costs mean coal-fired power plant shutdowns will likely continue.

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