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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Look For A Low-Risk Buy Entry In This Market Vectors Coal ETF (KOL)

January 22nd, 2013

sellbuyIn our January 10 commentary and on this blog post, we said Market Vectors Coal ETF (NYSEARCA:KOL) could pull back to find near-term support in the area of both its rising 20-day exponential moving average and 200-day moving average (around $25.50). Specifically, we said, “we would ideally like to see the price action Read more…


Market Vectors Coal ETF Providing A Lower-Risk Swing Trade Entry Point (KOL)

January 10th, 2013

Market Vectors Coal ETF (NYSEARCA:KOL), which we initially pointed out in this January 3 blog post as a potential trend reversal buy setup, continues to chop around in a sideways range since clearing resistance of its 200-day moving average on January 2. However, the ETF may now be providing Read more…


A Buy Signal In The Market Vectors Coal ETF? (KOL)

January 3rd, 2013

Our nightly ETF screening did not turn up many actionable trade setups at the moment, which is to be expected after such a big gap up in the market. Nevertheless, we were able to find one ETF that has been consolidating in a tight range over the past few months, after breaking out above a weekly downtrend line. Read more…


Best And Worst Sector ETFs Of 2012 (ITB, TAO, BBH, KWT, TAN, GLDX, KOL)

December 28th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Though nothing compared to recent years, this past year has still been marked by uncertainty, prompting investors to return in droves from safe haven accounts to the U.S. stock market. Investors have their eyes Read more…


Time To Go Long Oil Refiners and Coal Stocks?

December 18th, 2012

Kent Moors: Without fail, every year there are January surprises. They occur when investors receive a pop in selected stocks because of the way fund managers readjust their holdings to dress up their fourth quarter performance. Read more…


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