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Another Panic Sell Downgrade in Coal

Coal used to be the equivalent of gold for utilities. So what if some power plants and mills still use coal. It is nasty and it is the scourge of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Arch Coal, CBOE, Chevron, GM, Nasdaq and More

Stocks have tried to bounce after a sharp sell-off, but investors remain wary. They want bull market upside, but they also want to avoid the next market correction. Is it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carlyle, Facebook, Garmin, Sirius, Tesla and More

Stocks are recovering, but investors remain concerned about the next sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst calls each morning, hunting for new ideas for our readers. Some analyst research ...
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Ten Stocks That Analysts Want You to Sell

The bull market is now more than five years old, and getting a repeat performance of almost 30% in the S&P 500 in 2013 seems next to impossible for 2014. ...
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Merrill Lynch Gets Nasty Toward Coal Stocks

Coal may have gotten some life after the price of natural gas surged in the cold winter months. Unfortunately, not everyone thinks that the coal sector's long-term prospects are rising. ...
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More Woes in Coal at Walter

Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WLT) is getting to find out all over again about the woes of coal. Its stock sold off with the sector last week after a Goldman Sachs ...
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Goldman Sachs Slams Coal in Downgrade

Coal investors are getting coal put in their stockings early in 2014. Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR) is having a very rough end to its week as a result. ...
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Out of Seven Coal Miners, Only CONSOL Shines

Can the U.S. coal mining industry in be saved? The forces arrayed against coal are formidable: environmental groups hate the stuff, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed rules ...
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Goldman Sachs Selectively Starts Seeing Coal Stocks to Buy

How does upgrading the coal sector sound for a gutsy analyst call? That is exactly what we are seeing on Friday from Goldman Sachs, although the upgrades are not exactly ...
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The 10 Most Heavily Shorted Stocks Against Their Float

24/7 Wall St. reviews many short interest changes throughout the month. What generally stands out the most is when there are big short interest trend changes, such as seeing that ...
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U.S. EPA Takes on Coal Industry

The battered U.S. coal industry took another shot Friday as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Gina McCarthy announced proposed stricter clean air regulations in a speech at the National ...
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Coal: Bad, but Maybe Not Getting Worse

Coal mining stocks have had a couple of bad years. Actually, since peaking in mid-2008, Central Appalachian thermal coal prices have dropped from more than $140 a ton to around ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Inch Downward All Day

July 24, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upbeat estimates for eurozone flash PMI readings. In Asia, China’s PMI came in lower than expected, leading to more ...
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Gold, Coal Down the Shaft Today

Metallurgical coal miner Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) today cut its quarterly dividend from $0.125 to $0.01. The cut was demanded by creditors in order to let the company amend ...
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Five Stocks Choking on the Short Interest: Cliffs Natural, Molycorp and More

Short sellers might have a hard time if they are just trying to say that the stock market is going down. Stocks keep rising again. But that is not true ...
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