- Utilities offer stability, inflationary protection, high yields, and less risk than the market.
- However, utilities aren’t all equal and a lot depends on their debt levels.
- A look at what’s offered around the globe shows that there are higher yields with strong potential currency tailwinds in Brazil and Australia.
The usual saying is that defensive investing won’t make you rich quickly but it can make you well-off over a longer period of time. Utilities are an excellent investment for those who don’t like get rich quick schemes and prefer to see their wealth slowly but steadily grow over time and give them inflationary protection.
In today’s article, I’ll discuss the benefits and risks of investing in utilities, how to approach them, how to find good investments, and I’ll discuss a few ideas. More →