SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

September 30, 2011 09:00 ET

Global Situation & Resulting Influences - Research Report on Progress Energy, Inc. and Entergy Corporation

MACAU--(Marketwire - Sep 30, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Progress Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PGN) and Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR). Full content and research is available at

Continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt is defying S&P's recent downgrade. Treasury yields continue at their lowest levels since January 1, 2011 as the market moved to "safe investments" weary of the storm clouds ahead. Winds can change however, as a last-minute move to save the U.S. from a historic default on its debt obligations. Attentions are now turned to the situation in Europe, with the health of the Euro in the balance; bankers are looking to prevent defaults on Italian and Spanish debt.

As a result of recent credit adjustments, opportunity is being marked for investors to take advantage of equities with high-margin and specialty products. Market-wise investors are carefully watching for value within equities boasting established pipelines and excellent growth prospects. As part of this process, the following companies have been introduced with initial research reports available online.

Equity Markets has reviewed Progress Energy, Inc. for its current position within the utilities industry. Progress Energy, Inc. (Progress Energy) is a utility holding company engaged in the regulated electric utility business. The Company owns, directly or indirectly its utility subsidiaries, Carolina Power & Light Company doing business as Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. (PEC) and Florida Power Corporation doing business as Progress Energy Florida, Inc. (PEF). The full research report on Progress Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PGN) is available here:

Equity Markets has reviewed Entergy Corporation for its development within the utilities industry. Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. Entergy own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of aggregate electric generating capacity. Entergy operates through two business segments: Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The full research report on Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) is available here:

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