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With Market Near All Time High, Look To Defensive Stocks
For attractive defensive investments, I focused on utilities and non-cyclical consumer stocks with low PE ratios, high dividend yields and prior history of outperforming the S&P during bear markets.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
ModernGraham Quarterly Valuation Of Consolidated Edison
Benjamin Graham taught that Intelligent Investors must do a thorough fundamental analysis of investment opportunities to determine their intrinsic value and inherent risk.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Haverstraw condo complex evacuated due to gas leak
Utility crews are on the scene of a gas leak that forced the evacuation of a condominium complex in Haverstraw Thursday morning.
Voice of America
Blast in New York Destroys 2 Buildings, Kills 3
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says at least three people are dead and nine still missing after a blast caused by a gas leak destroyed two buildings in the Harlem neighborhood.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
ConEd Hunting for Possible Gas Leak in 127-Year-Old Pipe
NYPD and hundreds of firefighters responded to a 5-alarm fire at the site of two building explosions in East Harlem on March 12, 2014.
Northern Michigan News
How to report a natural gas leak
The explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in New York on Wednesday, apparently because of a gas leak, prompted authorities to renew their appeals to the public to report possible gas leaks immediately.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Consolidated Edison Upgraded to Buy at Argus
The firm currently has a $60.00 price objective on the stock. Argus' target price would indicate a potential upside of 8.54% from the stock's previous close.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Utility Company Dividend Analysis
This article will be the 2nd of a 6 part dividend analysis aimed at identifying the top dividend stock in each of the following sectors: Investing in utility companies is about as exciting as watching paint dry, but these stocks have become an integral part in many dividend income portfolios.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Journal News
Greenburgh: Smoking manholes, power outage on East Hartsdale Ave.
East Hartsdale Avenue is closed from Central Park Avenue to the Bronx River Parkway because of smoking manholes - a situation which has left about 275 addresses without power in the area, authorities said.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
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Press & Sun-Bulletin
Study: Corning, Verizon paid no federal income taxes
Verizon was among 26 Fortune 500 corporations that were consistently profitable between 2008 and 2012 yet paid no federal income taxes, according to a new study.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Consolidated Edison Stock Rating Upgraded by Barclays
The firm currently has a $62.00 target price on the stock. Barclays' price target points to a potential upside of 11.21% from the stock's previous close.
The Journal News
Natural gas, electric bills leave customers with sticker shock
Repeated polar vortexes and higher energy demand are sending consumers into home-heating shock.
The Huffington Post
New York Utilities Now Required To Prep For Sea Level Rise, Extreme Weather, Climate Change
In a major settlement that could have far-reaching implications nationwide, New York's largest utility is now responsible for preparing for a future of extreme weather, including the impacts of climate change.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
ConEd's Earnings Increase 13% Year Over Year, But Is It A Buy?
Consolidated Edison Inc. is a holding company that owns Consolidated Edison Company of New York and Orange & Rockland Utilities.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Con Edison Reports 2013 Earnings
Earnings from ongoing operations, which exclude the effects of its lease in/lease out transactions and the net mark-to-market effects of the competitive energy businesses , were $1,112 million or $3.80 a share in 2013 compared with $1,098 million or $3.75 a share in 2012.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Statement By A.G. Schneiderman On PSC Ruling Requiring Con Edison To...
The following statement is attributable to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on today's ruling by the New York State Public Service Commission in the Consolidated ... New York, NY - February 20th, 2014 - The following statement is attributable to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on today's ruling by the New York State Public Service ... (more)
Electric Energy Online
Con Ed Rate Deal Far From Perfect, Says AARP As NYC Residents Pay...
As NYC Residents Pay Some of Nation's Highest Electric Rates, Deal Hides Hikes for Residential Consumers - Highlights Need for NY Utility Watchdog What's really in the Consolidated Edison rate deal approved by the New York State Public Service Commission today ? AARP warns that while the ruling temporarily staves off a $400 million rate hike via a ... (more)
Duly Noted: Con Ed gets the freeze, Banksy gets bummed, pizza gets prickly
Global Gateway Alliance Executive Director Stephen Sigmund discusses spending money for better airports on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Southern, Pepco and Con Edison Offer Low Beta, High Reward
A recent study from Morningstar concluded that stocks get less risky the longer investors hold them.