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$100 Oil Is Back On The Table

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Energy / Coal

The Latest Casualty In Energy’s Hardest Hit Industry

The Latest Casualty In Energy’s Hardest Hit Industry

May 13, 2015 at 15:27 | Nick Cunningham

Another coal company bites the dust. Again.Patriot Coal, a miner of coal in several Appalachian states, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on…

David V. Goliath: Small-Cap Tech To Save Giant Coal

David V. Goliath: Small-Cap Tech To Save Giant Coal

May 05, 2015 at 17:07 | James Stafford

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new mercury pollution regulations that took effect last month opened the flood gates for a new multi-billion-dollar energy industry that has investors scrambling to get…

Coal Markets May Just Have Been Thrown A Lifeline

Coal Markets May Just Have Been Thrown A Lifeline

May 05, 2015 at 09:34 | Dave Forest

There have been rumors the last few months. And last week we got confirmation of a major shift underway in one of the world's biggest bulk…

Is The Coal Market Finally Capitulating?

Is The Coal Market Finally Capitulating?

Apr 14, 2015 at 09:48 | Dave Forest

If you're a coal investor, there's one piece of data you need to see this week. New production figures from world-leading exporter Indonesia. Data released by…

This One Nation Could Provide Hope For Coal Markets This Year

This One Nation Could Provide Hope For Coal Markets This Year

Apr 06, 2015 at 10:22 | Dave Forest

The India coal situation keeps getting more interesting. With national regulators this week announcing they’re going to need a lot more supply this coming year. India’s…

Coal is Dying; Avoid These Companies

Coal is Dying; Avoid These Companies

Apr 03, 2015 at 15:37 | Editorial Dept

We have all heard about the doom and gloom that the U.S. coal sector is facing – a double-whammy of abundant supplies of cheap shale gas…

This Struggling Commodity Is Still Booming In One Part Of The World

This Struggling Commodity Is Still Booming In One Part Of The World

Mar 27, 2015 at 11:33 | Dave Forest

As I discussed last week, the commentary around the global coal business has been doom and gloom lately. But few investors recognize that the market is…

Weak Chinese Demand Could Undermine Entire Coal Market

Weak Chinese Demand Could Undermine Entire Coal Market

Mar 25, 2015 at 12:39 | Charles Kennedy

China imported coal at the slowest rate in almost four years, sending coal markets into a tailspin. For the month of February, China imported 5.86 million…

The World's Most Uniquely-Positioned Coal Play

The World's Most Uniquely-Positioned Coal Play

Mar 21, 2015 at 09:19 | Dave Forest

Things are starting to get interesting in the global coal market.The key word being "starting".The strategy unveiled by South Africa's power authority Eskom may be a…

A “Wave of Bankruptcies” About To Hit Coal Industry

A “Wave of Bankruptcies” About To Hit Coal Industry

Mar 19, 2015 at 17:48 | Nick Cunningham

The future for the coal industry is looking “increasingly bleak,” according to an investor’s note from Macquarie Research. The analysis firm also said that “a…

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