Category Archives for: NASDAQ:PKOL

Barack Obama’s War On Coal [Arch Coal Inc, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., Peabody Energy Corporation]

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
NASDAQ:PKOL June 6, 2014 12:38pm

Time To Consider The Coal ETF? [Peabody Energy Corporation, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., Arch Coal Inc]

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
NASDAQ:PKOL April 10, 2014 4:36pm

Six-Baggers for the Next Decade: Part 1

sixFortune magazine’s most recent “Fortune 500” issue tracked the stock-price performance of the 500 biggest U.S. companies from 2002-2012, and found that 46 of them produced annualized compound gains of
NASDAQ:PKOL July 24, 2013 11:58am

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

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.
NASDAQ:PKOL April 23, 2013 3:47pm

Invesco PowerShares Closing Down 13 ETFs (PIC, PYH, PJB, PSTL, PMA, PKOL, PKN, PTO, PAO, PCA)

Carolyn Pairitz: Invesco PowerShares announced in December that its board had approved the shuttering of thirteen exchange-traded portfolios near the end of February, including a number of energy funds, bond funds and equity portfolios. The move comes as the Chicago firm is looking
NASDAQ:PKOL January 7, 2013 2:11pm

Commodity Trade: Are Coal ETFs Back On Track? (KOL, PKOL)

Eric Dutram: The first three-quarters of the year were a time period to forget for the coal industry as worries began to cascade over the sector. The space was greatly impacted by weakened demand prospects from China, while global growth concerns in the rest
NASDAQ:PKOL October 18, 2012 4:07pm

Is It Time To Buy Coal Stocks? (KOL, PKOL)

Jared Cummans: When it comes to the fuel of the future, many have been touting the advantages of natural gas for our economy, while others point to alternative energies to lead us into the future. But for some reason, coal rarely seems to enter the conversation, as many feel that it is a dated
NASDAQ:PKOL October 16, 2012 1:07pm

Using ETFs To Play These 9 Markets In Limbo

Carolyn Pairitz: The FTSE Group, one of the leading indexing firms, recently announced the results of its Annual Country Classification Review, the process by which global equity markets are classified as Developed, Advanced Emerging, Secondary Emerging or Frontier using a scale
NASDAQ:CU October 15, 2012 3:10pm

Coal ETFs Buried By Patriot Coal Bankruptcy (KOL, PKOL, PCX)

Eric Dutram: 2012 hasn’t been a very easy year for energy ETFs in any segment of the important industry. Rough trading in the oil market has kept that part of the market in the red, while incredible improvements in fracking have depressed natural gas prices
NASDAQ:PKOL July 11, 2012 10:53am

Is It Time To Buy Coal Stocks; Coal ETFs Are At 52 Week Lows? (KOL, PKOL, PCX, BTU, JOY, ANR)

Eric Dutram: Investing in the basic materials and energy sectors have been solid choices for investors over the long haul. However, recent trends in these segments, in addition to slumping global economies, have pushed many stocks in these corners sharply lower during 2012.
NASDAQ:PKOL May 23, 2012 11:23am

Coal Industry: The Issues Threatening The Big Coal Comeback (PKOL, KOL, LNG, BTU, MT)

Joseph Hogue:  Coal and coal-producers have been hit hard over the past year as a glut of natural gas in North America drives utility switching, and slower growth in China threatens demand.

NASDAQ:PKOL April 17, 2012 10:11pm

Coal Stocks Will Benefit From Increased Global Coal Demand (KOL, PKOL, WLT, BTU, ARLP, ACI, ANR, PCX)

Patrick Vail:  The U.S. coal industry is facing a perfect storm and has taken a beating recently, bringing coal stocks down with it. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), electricity generated by coal was down more than 20% in 2011. So it's no surprise that U.S. coal producers have been hit,

NASDAQ:PKOL April 10, 2012 11:09am

A Skål To Old King Coal (PKOL, KOL, BTU, CLD, TCK, SSL, NRP, PVR)

Joseph L. Shaefer:  Wouldn't it be nice if we didn't need to rely upon those dreadful fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas? If only we could be warmed in winter by the gentle rays of the sun and cooled in summer by harnessing that sun to power our air conditioners. If only we could employ the gentle breezes

NASDAQ:PKOL March 22, 2012 1:15pm

Vikas Ranjan: Companies Meeting Emerging Market Demand (KOL, PKOL, BTU, JOYG, ANR)

Brian Sylvester: Headlines scream gloom and doom, but Vikas Ranjan of Ubika Research sees brilliance on the horizon. As emerging markets develop, opportunities for profit abound: it's only a matter of identifying the most in-demand commodities. Meanwhile, cleantech companies are creating commercial
NASDAQ:PKOL October 28, 2011 1:37pm

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