If you've got some cash on the sidelines, you might be looking to deploy some now that the economic outlook has shifted into a more positive direction. The three major stock indexes all rose in January as many stock soared. In fact, some of last year's biggest-losing stock rebounded in the new year. But with the market's volatility, it pays to be selective when choosing stock to invest in.
In stock invest, it's easy to focus on big names and blue-chip companies since they are frequently reported in financial media. But there are a number of stock that offer great value and potential for growth that don't get the same press. Here are nine stock to invest in right now.
Income invest like utility stock for their stability and generous dividends. Here are nine to watch in an uncertain market: Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), Southern Company (NYSE:SO), Dominion Energy (NYSE:D), NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE), Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL), CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS), American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP), Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED), and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC). All of these stock pay reliable dividends and offer potential for capital gains as well.