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How to Profit From the World’s Fastest-Growing Energy Source

June 23rd, 2014

coalWhat’s the fastest-growing energy source in the world? Solar? Nope. Natural gas? Nope. It’s old king coal. Yep, coal is often seen as one of the world’s dirtiest power sources. But it’s also one of the cheapest. And that led to an explosion of coal use in developing countries Read more…

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Barack Obama’s War On Coal

June 6th, 2014

obamaWhen Barack Obama was running for president in 2008, he stated that under his plan “electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket”.  Well, now it looks like he is finally getting around to keeping his promise.  New EPA rules that are designed to cripple the coal industry Read more…

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Seven Things You May Not Know About Coal

May 22nd, 2014

coalMarin Katusa: The days of tossing another lump on the fire to keep warm are behind most of us, but coal is still vital to keep our modern computers, air conditioners, and even cars humming. How much do you know about one of the world’s most indispensable commodities? Read more…

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Coal: A ‘Million Dollar Mile’ Getting Longer In The U.S.

May 21st, 2014

coalEconMatters: With cheap domestic natural gas prices and tighter environmental regulations, U.S. demand for coal has fallen in recent years. So coal export has become ever more important to domestic coal producers. With accelerating growth in economy Read more…

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Time To Consider The Coal ETF?

April 10th, 2014

coalThe black diamond finally seems to be shining. After stern environmental legislation aimed at reducing carbon pollution in America, resurgence of alternative energy sources, supply glut and listless demand from key markets, coal or ‘black diamond’ got a thrashing Read more…

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Why I’m Bearish On Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU)

April 8th, 2014

market correction bearRick Pendergraft: Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) is one of the largest coal mining companies in the world and it just so happens that the stock appeared on my bearish scan last night. After reviewing the daily chart, the bearish outlook Read more…

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Coal ETF In Focus On Sluggish Earnings

February 6th, 2014

coalRecently, two coal producers came up with muted fourth quarter 2013 earnings. One company Peabody (NYSE:BTU) – reported on January 30 – managed to beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings but couldn’t make it on the top line. Read more…

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2014: The Year For The Coal ETF?

December 30th, 2013

coalCoal as a sector has been beaten down by lower natural gas prices, muted electricity demand growth, reduced export demand and the need to conform to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) regulations. Read more…

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Why Coal Is A Solid Long-Term Play

October 17th, 2013

coalJohn Whitefoot: When it comes to global energy production, the United States will be the top dog in a few short years. Back in November, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasted that the U.S. would overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s top oil Read more…

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Why This Coal ETF Has Huge Upside Potential

September 27th, 2013

coalPeter Krauth: An array of energy’s sub-industries are making a fortune from America’s natural gas boom (NYSEARCA:UNG). Read more…

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How George Soros Trades Stocks

August 27th, 2013

coalBillionaires Portfolio: George Soros, one the greatest Hedge Fund Managers of our time, trades stocks very different than a mutual fund or hedge fund manager might today. Soros was trained in economics at the London School of Economics. Read more…

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Trend Reversal For Coal ETFs As Moody Upgrades The Sector?

August 21st, 2013

coalCoal investors finally heaved a sigh of relief following an improved outlook by Moody’s for the sector. This comes as the space has been grappling with stringent environmental legislation aiming to lower carbon pollution in America, increased competition Read more…

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Are Things Looking Positive For The Coal ETF?

August 6th, 2013

coalThe increasing demand for utility services, particularly for electricity, is a primary driver for the demand of coal. Coal remains a dominant source of power generation worldwide. In the U.S. around 40% of the total power generation capacity Read more…

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Has The Coal ETF Finally Bottomed Out?

July 25th, 2013

coalMost materials firms have struggled mightily in 2013, as sluggish demand from key markets, a strong dollar, and a booming stock market have dulled the appeal of commodities. While this trend has been especially prevalent in precious metals Read more…

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Coal Under Threat By Low Natural Gas Prices; The End For Railroad Stocks?

April 23rd, 2013

coal: Coal (NYSEARCA:KOL) is a gigantic problem. Because 40% or so of total U.S. railroad tonnage is coal—the most important commodity for railroad stocks—the railroad sector is under threat by low natural gas prices. Read more…

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