*Sharp fall in China imports weighs. LONDON/ FRANKFURT, August 4- Coal prices' downward trajectory shows no sign of reversing as a supply glut, combined with expectations that demand from top consumer China will shrink more, paint a bleak outlook for the fossil fuel which generates nearly half the world's electricity. Global coal prices have fallen by around 10...» Read More
Coal stocks are topping gains in today's trading session, with the "Fast Money" traders; and what to make of Microsoft's restructuring, with Colin Gillis, BGC.
Daniel Hynes, Director and Head of Strategy at CIMB tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Australian coal production will need to fall before the market can improve.
The US Chamber of Commerce said the president's Climate Action Plan punishes Americans with higher energy bills and fewer jobs. But a new study finds the opposite.
Kevin Crutchfield, Alpha Natural Resources CEO, weighs in on the decline in coal emissions and the White House's war on coal. "This is not only a war on coal, this is a war on Americans," he says.
"Currently people suggest we can do without coal, but coal makes up 40 percent of America's energy," says Colin Marshall, cloud Peak Energy president and CEO.
The White House is now waging a full-fledged war on coal, says CNBC's Larry Kudlow and Sen. Joe Manchin (WV-D).
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
China led a rise in global carbon dioxide emissions to a record high in 2012, casting doubt over the chances of limiting global warming to an acceptable level.
Growth in energy demand from developing nations will soon surpass the total energy consumed by the world in 1970. Is the world prepared to meet the energy needs of rising nations?
If the U.S. disappeared tomorrow, with global warming emissions dropping to zero, annual global emissions would be back to their current level in four years, courtesy of China.
Fast Money traders Pete Najarian and Mike Murphy debate whether Netflix has room to run at its current price. And, Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee, provides his top three commodity plays in gold, silver and coal.
Famed distressed asset investor Wilbur Ross of WL Ross & Co. shares his economic outlook, and discusses where coal might be headed.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on how to play the coal space, and share their trade on some of today's top movers in the market.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
Jiong Shao, Chief China Strategist at Macquarie discusses what reforms he thinks are most important for China and what investors should do with their money at this time.
Gareth Penny, executive chairman of New World Resources, tells CNBC that they have seen coal prices reduce by thirty percent over the course of 2012 which has resulted in a loss for the business.
Australian mining-to-retail conglomerate Wesfarmers on Wednesday cut its full-year coal sales forecast, citing flooding in Australia and weak demand in Asia that is depressing sales prices.
Rob Knight, Union Pacific CFO, discusses his company's record fourth quarter and weighs in on the weak demand for coal.
Michael Ward, CSX Corporation chairman & CEO, breaks down his company's mixed fourth quarter results, as slumping coal demand and low natural gas prices continue to weigh on the sector.
Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel has entered Mexico’s Coahuila region and has swiftly brought every aspect of commerce, politics, and business under its control in less than three years. But the expansion was not undertaken to increase its drug trafficking or prostitution operations. It was so the cartel could enter the business of coal mining.