Utilities ETFs Providing Shelter From Equity Market Storms

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Investors that embrace the utilities sector and exchange traded funds such as the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLU) often do so for two reasons: Above-average dividend yields and reduced volatility. During the recent bout of market volatility, utilities ETFs lived up to their shelter from the storm reputation. Over the past 90 days, XLU, [...]

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