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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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James River Coal Files for Bankruptcy

The natural gas revolution claimed its first coal-mining victim after markets closed Monday night. James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it tries to ...
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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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Struggles to Continue for Coal Miner Alpha Natural Resources

Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Wednesday. The coal miner posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss for the ...
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CONSOL Energy Results Looks Better Than They Are

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Friday. The energy producer reported pretax net income of $16 million for the quarter. However the ...
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Peabody Earnings Weighed Down by Outlook

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Thursday. For the quarter, the coal miner reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.00 ...
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BP Energy Outlook 2035 Seems Conservative – Oil and Renewables Alike!

Usually when you see a 2030 or 2040 projection from an energy company, you would probably expect for the company making the presentation to be talking up their own book. ...
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Arch Coal Earnings Get a Boost from Impairment Charge

Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) reported third-quarter 2013 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The coal miner posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.01 on revenues ...
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Multibillion Coal Mine Sale, Value Hard to Recreate Among Rivals

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) announced Monday morning the sale its Consolidation Coal Company (CCC) subsidiary to a subsidiary of privately held Murray Energy Corp. for $3.5 billion. In addition ...
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Is Coal a Safe Investment Again?

After reporting third-quarter results Thursday, Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) jumped more than 9%, before ending the day about 3.7% higher. On Friday morning, shares tried to make a comeback, ...
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Peabody Earnings Surprise, Outlook Strengthens

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported third-quarter 2013 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The coal miner's adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) came to $0.05, on revenues of $1.8 ...
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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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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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