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4 Utilities Primed for Growth in 2015

Harry Domash | Equities.com |

Do you think that utility stocks are boring? Consider this. As of Friday, December 26, Fidelity MSCI Utilities (FUTY) , an index that tracks the performance of U.S. utilities, had returned 30% for


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Plummets As Investors Get Bearish

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 387,000 still above the 350,000 recessional thresholds. Existing Home Sales fell 1.5% in May to an annual rate of 4.55 million. Leading Indicators rose 0.3% in


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Falls on Fed's Minutes

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Factory Orders rose by 1.5% in February. The markets fell sharply after the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting indicated that the central bank was considering additional economic


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Move Higher to Kick Off Second Quarter

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Nonmanufacturing ISM came in at 53.4 in March with prices paid elevated at 61.0. Construction Spending fell 1.1% in February the largest decline since July 2011. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Out Strong First Quarter

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Personal Income rose by just 0.2% in February with Spending up 0.8%. This brings the Savings Rate down to 3.7%, the lowest since August 2009. The year over year PCE Price Index was up 2.3%, above


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Edges Higher to End Rough Week

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

New Home Sales for February fell 1.6% to an annual rate of 313,000. The inventory of new homes remains at a record low of 150,000 units. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to a morning


Equities Sector Coverage: Rocky Global Economy Has Investors Worried

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Conference Board reported that Leading Indicators rose 0.7% in February. Gold declined from $1656.6 the Troy ounce to $1625.0 staying below its 200-day simple moving averages at $1681.3 for


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Flat After Failing to Hold Early Gains

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a new year-to-date high of 13,221.27 then declined to 13,168.79 in afternoon trading. The NASDAQ rallied to a new year-to-date high of 3051.23 then


Equities Sector Coverage: Investor Optimism Returns to Wall Street

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims for the week ending March 3 was 362,000, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 354,000. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to an afternoon


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rebound Modestly from Worst Day of 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied from a low of 12751.51 to a high of 12858, but the daily chart remains negative. The NASDAQ rallied from a low of 2920.54 to a high of 1940.28, but the


Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure