With the winter of 2014 dead set on overlapping into the summer of 2014, energy companies are a smart play right now. And Just Energy Group (JE) is one of these smart plays that also pays a 6.9 percent yield to investors. JE provides natural gas and electricity to residential customers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom through fixed-term, price-protected contracts. It also provides green products through its JustGreen and JustGreen Lifestyle programs, including tankless water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners. With shares up 8.1 percent year to date, Just Green may be one of the only reasons investors can be grateful that the winter of 2014 just keeps going and going.
It was one of the worst weeks for global stock markets this year, with the Dow Jones down 2.35% and S&P 500 tumbling 1.97%. Not surprisingly, the MCSI Emerging Markets Index fell 2.83%.
Nevertheless, your Bull Market Alert portfolio held up well, with both the Bank of Ireland (IRE) and AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV) managing to close the week nearly flat. Trading above their 50-day moving averages, all of your current positions remain a BUY.
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