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Peabody Energy Stock Makes a Run After Awful Earnings

When Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported second-quarter results Tuesday morning, the per share loss was worse than expected and total sales came in lower than expected. But the company ...
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Is the AK Steel Turnaround Finally Coming to Fruition?

Being in the metals industry is currently not an easy gig. Profitability and demand just are not cooperating. The good news is that AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) has ...
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CONSOL Energy Takes Massive Impairment Charge, Posts Loss

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) reported second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The coal and natural gas producer reported quarterly an adjusted diluted loss of $0.37 and ...
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What to Expect from CONSOL Energy Earnings

Coal and natural gas producer CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) is scheduled to release second-quarter results before markets open on Tuesday morning. The consensus estimates call for earnings per share ...
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What to Look For in AKS and US Steel Earnings

Before markets open on Tuesday morning, AKS Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) is scheduled to report earnings and United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) is set to report after markets ...
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Could Cliffs Really Still Be Worth Twice as Much?

Whenever you hear someone issue a price target calling for a stock to double, or higher, it generally makes many investors turn their head. The more down to earth caveat ...
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Why Gold May Withstand Higher Interest Rates and a Strong Dollar

The July breakdown in the price of gold feels like the end of the last bullish hopes for the gold bugs. Or is it? The World Gold Council (WGC) is ...
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What to Expect From Newmont Mining Earnings

Gold miner Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) is scheduled to report second-quarter results before markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.26 on ...
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Which Gold Stocks Will Survive Gold at 5-Year Lows

Is gold the new coal? Gold traded Monday morning at $1,103.60 per ounce, about $80 an ounce below its price of five years ago. That is about 6.7% lower. Thermal ...
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Gold May Stay Down for a While

Gold was down nearly 2% in Monday morning trading. It briefly touched $1,088.05 per ounce, representing its “weakest” point since March 2010, according to Reuters. Moreover, gold suffers from an ...
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Summit Materials Files for IPO

Summit Materials Inc. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Has Alcoa Found a Bottom?

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its second-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets closed. The aluminum giant had $0.19 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.9 billion in revenue compared ...
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Will Alcoa Be an Earnings Season Barometer This Time?

Earnings season is coming, and kicking it off is Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). This aluminum giant is seen by some investors as a barometer for the market going into earnings ...
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Energy, Metals Drag Commodities Lower

The commodities markets are having a tough day. Index futures are down; energy futures are mostly down; metals, precious and otherwise, are down; grains are mostly down; and only lean ...
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Aluminum

What to Expect From Alcoa Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.23 in earnings per share ...
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