Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI)

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Short-Covering, Possible Debt Swap Send Peabody Stock Soaring

The number of shares of Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) sold short is more than double what it was a year ago. The number of shares short hit a 12-month ...
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Arch Coal: A New Momentum Stock?

In the past two-and-a-half trading sessions, shares of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) have risen nearly 90%, not including the effect of a one-for-10 reverse stock split that occurred after ...
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Is Arch Coal Really Back?

When investors see a rise of 40% or more in a stock, they start to wonder what is happening. When they see a rise by that much in a coal ...
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Energy, Mining Companies Lead Debt Default Rates Higher

The impact of low commodity prices has taken a steep toll on energy producers, particularly in the oil and coal businesses. According to Fitch Ratings, the energy industry’s default rate ...
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Is Arch Coal Next for the Bankruptcy Line?

Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) is getting some pushback from investors holding the company’s $1.9 billion term loan and seeking to stop the company from going through with a debt ...
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Coal Stocks Pummeled by EPA Clean Air Rules

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Clean Power Plan on Monday, the agency focused on a 32% cut from 2005 levels of U.S. carbon emissions by 2030. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Autodesk, CarMax, Coach, ExxonMobil, Disney, Whiting and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Monday, with little news pulling the market one way or the other. A trend that is nearing four years old now is that investors ...
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Which Coal Miners Will Live to Dig Another Day?

Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) filed a notice Friday morning that the New York Stock Exchange has notified the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the NYSE’s intention to ...
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That Was Fast — Coal Goes Back to the Furnace

The Supreme Court ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) whereby the EPA did not consider costs was supposed to be a lifeline for the business of fossil fuels. Or ...
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Supreme Court Ruling Does Not Save the Coal Companies

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday threw the U.S. coal industry at lifeline with a five to four ruling ordering the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take into account the ...
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Can US Coal Miners Dodge the Bankruptcy Bullet?

In the second quarter of 2011, a ton of metallurgical coal -- the type used in the steelmaking industry -- cost $330. In the first quarter of 2015, that same ...
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Why Arch Coal Just Cannot Make Any Money

Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The coal miner posted an adjusted diluted net loss of $0.54 on revenues of $677 million. ...
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Can Coal Miners Meet Even Modest Earnings Expectations?

While prices have recovered a little since beginning the year to around $48.50 per ton for central Appalachian thermal coal, mining companies are receiving about $13 a ton less than ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Boeing, CSX, DirecTV, LabCorp and More

Stocks were mixed on Monday after hitting new highs last week. Investors have set the trend in stone by buying stocks after every single pullback. They see each pullback as ...
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Can Coal Make a Comeback?

Coal prices in the United States have reached a six-year low and could fall further in 2015. The situation is little better internationally, where Australian coal prices fell more than ...
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