I Own Southern Company and AGL Resources – Now What Do I Do?

Introduction Utility stocks are generally low-growth high-yield investments.  As I will soon illustrate, both Southern Company (SO) and AGL Resources Inc (GAS) neatly fall into that category.  These low-growth and above- average dividend yield characteristics have led me to only invest in utility stocks when two important conditions are met. First and foremost, when considering … Read more

Stocks That Benefit From The Strong US Dollar

Recently, I’ve had quite a bit to say about the fast paced growth we’ve seen in the US economy. My biggest problem with growth at an unsustainable rate is that it tends to push the value of the dollar up; harming foreign trade in the process. While this is a real concern, I do want … Read more