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Monday Aug 18 | Business Journal

SunTrust's Wood joins Genuine Parts board

Wood is currently executive vice president of SunTrust Banks Inc. , a position he has held since 2005, and was also named chairman, CEO and president of SunTrust's Atlanta Division in April 2014.

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Related Topix: Energy, Banking, Financial Services, Suntrust Banks, Automakers, Genuine Parts, Retail, Auto Parts, Apparel, Oxford Industries

Monday Aug 18 | Forbes.com

Did This Smart Business Deal Just End The South's Overdependence On Coal?

Mississippi and Alabama have long prided themselves on being anti- Washington , D.C. and pro-coal.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Energy, Kemper County, MS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Monday Aug 18 | The Motley Fool

3 Reasons Southern Company's Stock Could Rise

With its oh-so-low valuation, now is the perfect time for wise investors to weigh the upside to this dividend stock.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Southern Company Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

The Southern Company saw a large increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 47,918,924 shares, an increase of 20.3% from the July 15th total of 39,849,134 shares, Stock Ratings News reports.

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Related Topix: Energy, Gulf Power, Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Georgia Power, Stanley

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Kemper plant starts making power using natural gas

The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. announced Thursday that it has put three power generating turbines into commercial operation burning natural gas piped to the east Mississippi plant, even as Mississippi Power works complete parts of the plant that will turn lignite coal into synthetic gas.

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Related Topix: Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Southern Company Rating Lowered to Underweight at Morgan Stanley

The Southern Company opened at 43.22 on Wednesday. The Southern Company has a 52-week low of $40.03 and a 52-week high of $46.81.

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Related Topix: Energy, Gulf Power, Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Georgia Power, Stanley

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

Nuclear regulators name inspector for Ga. plant

NRC spokesman Roger Hannah said in a statement Monday that NRC officials in Atlanta chose former project engineer Dustin Retterer for the position at Plant Hatch, which is operated by Southern Co.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Energy

Sat Aug 09, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Southern Company Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The Southern Company has been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports .

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Related Topix: Energy, Gulf Power, Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Georgia Power

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Southern Company: What A High-Quality Utility Stock Can Do For You Now

The stock market has experienced some volatile swings lately. There are plenty of reasons for this, the most concerning of which is that geopolitical risk has reared its ugly head again.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets, American Electric Power, Duke Energy

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Hearing again delayed on Miss. Power Kemper costs

Utility regulators are again delaying hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant.

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Related Topix: Energy, Mississippi Power, Kemper County, MS

Mon Aug 04, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Southern Company Given Neutral Rating at SunTrust

's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by investment analysts at SunTrust in a note issued to investors on Monday.

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Related Topix: Energy, Gulf Power, Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Georgia Power

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Southern's (SO) CEO Tom Fanning on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good afternoon. My name is Tommy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome to everyone to the Southern Company's Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Call.

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Related Topix: Energy, Kemper County, MS

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Southern Co. 2Q profit more than doubles

The Atlanta-based power company said profit after paying preferred dividends rose to $611 million, or 68 cents per share, from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Energy

NewsOK.com

Southern Co. 2Q profit more than doubles

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Related Topix: Energy, Oklahoma

Sys-Con Media

Southern Company reports second quarter earnings, notes modest economic recovery in Southeast

Earnings for the three and six months ended per share), respectively, related to the Kemper County IGCC project.

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Related Topix: Energy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Lego-like nuclear construction not quite working

Quality and cost problems have cropped up again, raising questions about whether nuclear power will ever be able to compete with other electricity sources.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Energy, Scana Corporation

The Lebanon Daily News

Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money.

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Related Topix: Energy, South Carolina

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Report ranks Southern Co. low on clean energy

Atlanta-based Southern Co. ranks near the bottom among major U.S utilities in developing clean energy, according to a new report from two clean-energy advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

The Raw Story

US power giant Southern Company hopes to build more nuclear power reactors

Southern Co, one of the biggest U.S. power companies, said it hopes to announce plans by the end of the year to build more nuclear reactors, a spokesman said late Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

With 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries.

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Related Topix: Energy

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