Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:BTU’

Why I’m Not Giving Up On This High-Yield Coal Investment

June 5th, 2015

coalSteve Mauzy: Is there a business sector more despised than coal? Tobacco, possibly, but even that’s debatable. Read more…


Did Peabody Energy Corporation’s (BTU) Q3 Results Impact The Coal ETF?

October 23rd, 2014

coalMost commodity producers put great effort into Q3, as sluggish demand from key consuming markets, a stronger dollar and the rise of alternative energy space marred the appeal of commodities. Read more…


Old King Coal Will Rise Again

July 1st, 2014

handful-of-coalAccording to BP plc(LON:BP), the fastest-growing fuel in the world is coal. Yes, despite the White House’s war on coal, last year it had the biggest share of demand worldwide since 1970. From China to Germany, coal’s use is expanding, not contracting. Consumers are choosing cheap fuel over Read more…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Why You Need To Change Your Investing Strategy For 2013

February 1st, 2013

strategyJoseph L. Shaefer: As the world turns, we must turn with it. Regular readers have seen evidence of our adaptation to the new realities of investing over the past few months as we have stressed more income, 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…


Coal Stocks Tumble On President Obama’s Re-Election

November 14th, 2012

Tony Daltorio: In the days following the re-election of President Obama, one particular stock sector seemed to suffer more than most: coal stocks. Read more…


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