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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…

NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NYSE:KOL

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…

NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:KOL

7 Hot Sectors For Investing In The New Year

January 4th, 2013

Larry D. Spears: If you’re planning on investing in 2013, economic uncertainty probably will be a factor in deciding where to put your money – but some sectors stand out as solid prospects regardless of the economic climate. Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:XLP

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…

NYSE:KOL, NYSE:OIH, NYSE:XLE

13 High-Yielding Commodities For 2013

December 18th, 2012

Aaron Levitt: As many individual investors have taken a cue from professional and institutional money managers, alternative investments have gone mainstream – and commodities lead the trend. Interest in this asset class has exploded as individual retail investors Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:MLPL

Why Coal Stocks Could Surge In Early 2013

December 17th, 2012

Chris Vermeulen: We all want new and exciting electronic gizmos and gadgets for the holiday season. Unfortunately they have the tendency to lose almost all their value within weeks because of newer versions etc… but what if you just got a lump of dirty old coal Read more…

NYSE:KOL

A Deeper Look At Brazil’s Commodity Industry

December 15th, 2012

Stephen Simpson: Due to better governance practices and a commodity boom, Brazil’s economy has enjoyed incredible growth over the past 20 years. Brazil is now the largest economy Read more…

NYSE:BRAZ, NYSE:BRXX, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:EWZS

Forbes 400 Members Who Got Rich Off Of Commodities

December 8th, 2012

Michael Johnston: The Forbes 400 is a list created by Forbes which lists the top 400 wealthiest Americans by net worth. The 2012 list is the 31st annual list from Forbes, Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:DBC




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