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Energy / Coal

Coal And NatGas Fight It Out For Market Share In Asia

Coal And NatGas Fight It Out For Market Share In Asia

Nov 18, 2015 at 15:05 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Natural gas is indeed having a tough time. In Asia, the outlook for natural gas does not look good, as Southeast Asia, and India in particular,…

U.S. And Japan Agree To Cut Financial Support For Coal Exports

U.S. And Japan Agree To Cut Financial Support For Coal Exports

Nov 11, 2015 at 10:33 | Charles Kennedy

It is a dark times for coal producers around the world. And the bad news keeps on coming. The latest is an agreement between the…

Iron And Coal Could Have More Suffering Ahead

Iron And Coal Could Have More Suffering Ahead

Nov 06, 2015 at 17:33 | Michael McDonald

It’s no secret that it is a hard time to be in the coal business. First, coal miners have been hit hard over the last decade…

This Project Could Signal A Turnaround For The Coal Industry

This Project Could Signal A Turnaround For The Coal Industry

Oct 30, 2015 at 11:19 | Dave Forest

Investment opportunities are created by solving people's problems. And a major energy development this week could solve one of the biggest issues going in the commodities sector.That's happening…

Depressed Coal Markets Could Get Worse

Depressed Coal Markets Could Get Worse

Oct 16, 2015 at 16:21 | Nick Cunningham

It probably seemed unlikely that the outlook for coal could get much worse, but the industry’s prospects continue to deteriorate.Both worldwide and within the United States, coal is…

Think Coal Is Dead? This Low-Cost Hotspot Is Thriving

Think Coal Is Dead? This Low-Cost Hotspot Is Thriving

Oct 06, 2015 at 10:15 | Dave Forest

America, Poland, Indonesia, Australia. The world's largest coal-producing nations haven't had much good news lately. The majority of reports across the coal sector this year have…

Goldman Sachs: “Peak Coal” Is Here

Goldman Sachs: “Peak Coal” Is Here

Sep 24, 2015 at 12:27 | Charles Kennedy

“Peak coal” is here. Goldman Sachs released a September 22 research note that predicted that coal will decline and never come back. “Peak coal is coming…

Is A Coal Price Recovery Near?

Is A Coal Price Recovery Near?

Sep 16, 2015 at 09:41 | Dave Forest

Lower prices have had a mixed effect on commodities production. Metals like gold and iron ore have seen output stay stubbornly high -- with Platts reporting…

Is George Soros Betting on the Long-Term Future of Coal?

Is George Soros Betting on the Long-Term Future of Coal?

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:34 | Michael McDonald

Perhaps the greatest nightmare for investors in a commodity stock is that the commodity in question goes the way of coal. After more than a century…

Coal Isn’t Dead Yet

Coal Isn’t Dead Yet

Aug 28, 2015 at 16:32 | Jude Clemente

The news for the global coal industry has been painful of late. Coal prices have dramatically decreased nearly everywhere in the world amid considerable oversupply, inexpensive…

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