Should Energy Deregulation Be In Every State?

Over the past couple decades, a historic shift has slowly taken place within the $220 billion electric industry, much like the airline, trucking and telecommunications industries before it. Federal and state governments have chipped away at what has been referred to as the last government-sanctioned monopoly. Today, nearly half of all states have some version […]

Itchy Investors Ramp Up the Risk

By RUTH SIMON and BEN LEVISOHN, The Wall Street Journal Robert Marcotte can’t afford to play it safe anymore. With interest rates likely stuck near zero for nearly three more years, the 61-year-old retired telephone-company manager is about to ramp up his holdings of stocks and municipal bonds, using money now at the bank in […]