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Investing Topics: Investment Strategy

Telecom’s Feeble Are On Their Last Legs

By Roger S. Conrad on Aug. 13, 2019

Few sectors have dealt as much pain to unwary yield seekers over the past decade as communications. Here's the rundown on the weakest of the herd.

Can Tesla Dodge the Residential Solar Death Spiral?

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 29, 2019

For those who want a play on solar and energy storage, there are better choices than Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA).

Utility Stocks and The Fed: Time for a Reality Check

By Roger S. Conrad on Jul. 24, 2019

Wall Street consensus is the U.S. Federal Reserve will officially close the book on three-and-a-half years of monetary tightening next week, by cutting its benchmark Federal Funds interest rate. But our focus needs to be on earnings and guidance, not headlines.

BHP Group: Trade War Winner

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 22, 2019

Trade wars are wealth destroyers. The longer these disputes continue and the more actions governments take, the greater the danger of severe damage to the economy and stock market. There are, however, a handful of companies in position to actually win from this worst case.

Big Money Now Finds Value in Energy

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 13, 2019

Fair value is always in the eye of the beholder. But energy investors are best advised to follow our one simple rule for picking takeover targets: Only buy companies with the strength to thrive on their own.

The Fed Turns a Page, We Stay Focused on Growth

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 21, 2019

At the end of the day, dividend stocks behave like other stocks - returns track prospects for companies’ health and growth, whether the Fed is raising rates or cutting them. That’s what to focus on, now more than ever.

Dodging the Windstream Fallout: One Month Later

By Roger S. Conrad on Mar. 21, 2019

Get big or go home: That’s the communications sector’s reality.

Dodging the Windstream Default Fallout

By Roger S. Conrad on Feb. 20, 2019

Unless it can successfully appeal the decision, a Manhattan federal court ruling will likely shove the wireline phone company over the edge.

NextEra Energy: Best in Class, But at a Price

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 29, 2019
Formerly known as FPL Group, NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) has nearly doubled the return on the Dow Jones Utility Average over the last decade and topped the S&P 500 by 70 percentage points, while emerging as America’s favorite power company.

PG&E Gets a Break, and Opportunity is Still Knocking

By Roger S. Conrad on Jan. 26, 2019
Bankruptcy court is fundamentally a negotiation, and this week PG&E Corp (NYSE:PCG) gained considerable leverage for its upcoming filing.

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