UPDATE: U.K. stocks to be wary of with election just weeks away
National Grid Plans First Electricity Link Between U.K. and Norway
Final environmental regulations give utilities near-term certainty but no comfort.
Fast-approaching environmental regulation could reshape the utilities sector.
Regulated utilities could be hit hard by inflation, while diversified firms have long-term value that the market refuses to recognize.
We sort through the multitude of issues surrounding these stocks.
Policy and valuation factors have contributed to higher dividend yields on overseas investments, but currency exposure and withholding taxes could take a bite out of your total return, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Utilities show no signs of slowing down with yields that look as good as ever.
iShares Global Infrastructure provides a broad, inexpensive way to invest in global infrastructure.
The U.K. will remain a good hunting ground for dividend-paying stocks even if Scotland decides to become independent, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.