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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GoPro, Illumina, Mattel, Match, Peabody, Petrobras, Wayfair, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday after having been in positive territory in the wee-hours of the futures trading. Another rally has been used as an opportunity to sell, even ...
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Court Lets Mercury Rule Stand While EPA Counts the Cost to Coal Industry

Early Tuesday morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C., circuit ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the agency's mercury rule following the June decision ...
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What Peabody, CONSOL Earnings Say About the Coal Market

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported third-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The coal miner’s adjusted diluted net loss came to $8.13 per share on revenues of $1.42 billion. In ...
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Leveraged Loan Default Rates Could Reach 2% in 2015

In the month of August, the institutional leveraged loan market experienced five defaults, the most since March of 2014. As bad as that is, it could get worse. According to ...
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What Was the Attraction in Coal Stocks on Thursday?

Judging by the heavy action and soaring stock prices at two coal miners on Thursday, an observer may be forgiven for thinking that all the natural gas in the U.S. ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Positive but Cautious

Despite the volatility in the broader markets, short sellers in the top 10 most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange seemed positive but cautious, as short interest ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Cannot Let Go of AT&T

In the wake of its merger with DirecTV, AT&T seemed poised to drop out of the top 10 most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange. But short ...
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Coal Miners Take Another Beating on Friday

Coal-mining stocks have dropped from about 1% to 10% on Friday, with Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) falling the most. No news on fundamentals in the coal business explain the ...
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Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Auction Set

When Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy in May of this year, it became the first of the U.S. coal companies to succumb to the tumbling price of coal. The company ...
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Leveraged Loan Default Rate Soars on Coal Miner Bankruptcies

Since the beginning of March, 77% of leveraged loan default volume has come from metals/mining and energy companies. While the institutional rate for the trailing 12 months was 1.4% at ...
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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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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still Like Sprint

Short sellers continued to get out of the way as AT&T's merger with DirecTV came to a close. AT&T, once firmly entrenched as the most shorted stock trading on the ...
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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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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Flee AT&T

Short sellers got out of the way as AT&T's merger with DirecTV wound to a close, but the big drop in short interest was not enough to remove AT&T from ...
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