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After it lost its five-star status and held a four-star rank for much of the past six months, CAPS members have returned Exelon
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Exelon reported a strong fourth quarter, with net income that was up 26% over last year and topped analysts' expectations. The strength keeps the company's confidence up while it continues to push its unsolicited offer on NRG Energy
With all the scrutiny of energy dependence, some investors foresee more spending on nuclear energy in the U.S. And with many more reactors needed to keep nuclear energy on pace to contribute its share of power, uranium producer USEC
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