Utilities: Stable growth adds to their appeal

As a group, higher-yielding stocks, such as utilities, have lagged the broader indexes over the past decade. Part of that was due a preference by many investors for faster growing tech stocks such as Netflix, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and so on.
Moreover, utilities and other other… Read More

Why the Best Utility Stocks should have a place in Your Portfolio

Why the Best Utility Stocks should have a place in Your Portfolio

The best utility stocks can provide growth and income in a diversified portfolio. Here are some tips on picking the best ones
Utility stocks include companies that provide electric power, telecommunications and pipeline services. At TSI Network, we continue to recommend that income-seeking investors buy high-quality… Read More

Consumer stocks cut cyclical risk

Consumer sector companies offer products and services that benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles.
More generally, Consumer stocks can provide some protection against economic downturns. Generally, that’s a key difference between these stocks… Read More

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products like… Read More