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widow orphan stocks: Original post by Walter Johnson of Demand Media The conventional wisdom on utility stocks is that they are a good, safe bet given their relative monopoly status. Specifically, they are considered good bets in bad economic times due to their vaunted stability. Everyone has to pay the local electric monopoly and therefore, owning stock in them can often be a safe play.

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