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When investors think defense, they think utility stocks.
The S&P 500's utility sector behaved anything but defensively in 2019, however. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (
All bets are off for 2020. We could talk about any number of potential growth catalysts or looming hurdles for the new year, but overshadowing them all is the chaos machine of the presidential election.
Utility stocks and funds are in a fortuitous position right now. Investors tend to seek them out when recession fears creep (like they are right now), and they also tend to perform well when interest...
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