coal prices

U.S. coal exports are forecast to drop by 10 million metric tons in 2019m and coal miner Peabody Energy was slammed Thursday for a downward revision to its outlook for the rest of the year.
Paul Ausick
A new wave of analyst downgrades put added pressure on coal stocks on Tuesday. The firm has concerns about China under trade tensions and an expected construction slowdown in homebuilding activities.
Jon C. Ogg
Coal companies don't have many weapons to fight back with against the ever-falling prices and increasing capability of renewable electricity generation. Coal's flailing decline may be picking up...
Paul Ausick
U.S. electricity generation from renewable sources surpassed coal-fired generation for the first time ever in April.
Paul Ausick
The U.S. EPA has repealed the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and replaced it with a new plan that looks more favorably on coal-fired electricity generation. Should we expect that to save the coal...
Paul Ausick
New coverage from Credit Suisse noted that thermal coal is near its bottom and that the market is valuing Peabody like a peak met-coal play.
Jon C. Ogg
There has been a big resurgence in coal use and demand, with prices being driven substantially higher by overseas demand, especially from India.
Lee Jackson
Will an ability to extract rare earths from coal and various coal products, byproducts and waste really reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies of rare earths and strengthen U.S. energy and...
Paul Ausick
Last week's decision by Vistra Energy to close an 1,800 MW power plant in Texas, puts a serious crimp in Peabody Energy's growth plans.
Paul Ausick
A new study points out the economic benefits to U.S. investors, consumers, and the nation's entire economy of transitioning away from coal to natural gas and other environmentally cleaner fuels for...
Paul Ausick
Coal mining firm Contura Energy withdrew its planned Thursday IPO and oilfield services company Ranger Services went out Friday morning at nearly 15% below the midpoint of its expected range.
Paul Ausick
Contura Energy is one of the two initial public offerings slated for the week of August 11, 2017. What is going to feel unique about this IPO is that Contura Energy is a coal miner. The...
Jon C. Ogg
It is very surprising to see a coal company come forward and file to be publicly traded, considering the industry’s recent history.
Chris Lange
The investing population often makes very different bets around events, and they often take the opposite side regardless whether they otherwise feel happy or sad about news.
Jon C. Ogg
With reports that President Donald Trump is leaning toward pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord, it has been unsurprising that many industries and leaders have come out urging...
Jon C. Ogg