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Why Paris Climate Accord Market Reactions in Coal, Solar, Renewables and Oil Look Upside Down

It's official. President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord. The news was covered from multiple angles by the media, outside nations and even by corporate leaders. ...
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Coal Production Keeps Taking It on the Chin

It's a crummy time to be a coal miner. If the political backlash against coal doesn't get you, you can bet your assets that warm winter weather will. A fresh ...
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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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Coal Outlook for 2015

It may be something of an understatement to say that 2014 was a tough year for the coal industry. U.S. coal consumption rose a little this year, but exports dropped ...
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5 Major Midterm Election ETF Winners for 2015 and Beyond

Change is in the air after the midterm elections have swung the balance of power back to the Republican Party in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Change of ...
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Coal Industry Ignores Positive Guidance From Peabody Energy

If there is any industry that is unloved by the current administration it is the coal industry. Coal is especially despised this week at the environmental climate change march in ...
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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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CSX Spells Trouble for Coal — or Does It?

CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) has some somber words for the U.S. coal sector, despite what has been a handy recovery in the share prices of many of the sector leaders. The ...
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Outlook 2013: The Case for a Coal Recovery

It is almost impossible to consider that troubles of such a magnitude could turn around in an instant, but that may actually be the case. We have taken a look ...
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2012 Election Winners and Losers: Coal, Dividends, Health Care, Utilities, Oil and More

Election Day has come and gone. President Obama won a second term. The current electoral vote was by a margin of about 3 to 2 (unofficial), but the percentage last ...
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Election Day Rally… Risk-On or Inflation Trade?

On the day that the Presidential election is happening, investors are throwing money into the inflation winners. The problem is that maybe this is not an inflation trade. Maybe it ...
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Railroad Stocks Falter on Coal Outlook (NSC, UNP, CSX, KSU, KOL)

Earlier this week, CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) reported quarterly results that were more or less in line with estimates, but the mix of shipments was not what the railroader was ...
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Coal Stocks Get a Dose of Reality (ANR, BTU, WLT, ACI, JRCC, CNX, CLD, KOL)

As natural gas prices rise along with a forecast for a colder winter in the U.S., U.S. coal stocks have benefited from a burst of enthusiasm since early October. Share ...
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Just Loving Coal is Not Enough

Following Governor Romney’s statement in Wednesday night’s presidential debate that, “I love coal,” coal stocks got a nice boost in yesterday’s trading, with shares rising nearly 12% at James River ...
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