Coal and Consumable Fuels


  • The coal ripple effect     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the projected increase in demand for coal.

  • Coal's environmental conundrum     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the demand for coal and the government regulation coal miners are facing.

  • The future of coal in America     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks with Colin Marshall, Cloud Peak Energy CEO, from the Spring Creek Mine about the rising demand for coal due to the spike in natural gas prices.

  • CSX CEO: Positive growth for 2014     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    Michael Ward, CSX CEO, projects modest growth for 2014 and discusses trends throughout Q4. Ward also expects to face some similar coal challenges experienced in 2013.

  • Built-in demand for nat gas: Trader     Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting which stocks will have the biggest reversal in 2014, with the "Fast Money: traders. Brian Kelly thinks Pioneer Natural Resources will go lower.

  • Coal stocks: Diamonds in the rough     Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    Larry McDonald, Newedge USA senior director, discusses the politics surrounding the coal sector and shares his 2014 outlook for the unloved sector.

  • Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS, sees more upside risks for the global economy next year, especially as the U.S. fiscal drag eases.

  • An unpolluted China? Don't hold your breath Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    woman walks with her child on a street as schools were closed due to the heavy smog in Jilin, northeast China's Jilin province.

    Solving China's massive pollution problem means money and the will to reverse years of environmental destruction. Experts say that will take a long time.

  • China's smog threatens health of global coal projects Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 8:21 PM ET
    Cyclists and bikers stop at a traffic light, as buildings are faintly seen, rear, shrouded in a haze of smog in Beijing. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    A choking smog across much of northern China threatens major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board.

  • How to master the tricks of energy investing Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    They're called master limited partnerships, and investing in them can be as mystifying as the name. Here are some tips.

  • China: Change will take a long time     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:06 PM ET

    Chen Jiahe, Analyst at Cinda Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow that while change will take a long time, he still likes the China market.

  • CONSOL CEO on $3.5 billion nat gas deal     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    Brett Harvey, CONSOL Energy chairman & CEO, discusses his company's decision to sell five of its top coal mines and venture into natural gas as a means to be more competitive in the U.S.

  • This is part of the energy company's plan to expand into the natural gas space, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly with the details of the $3.5 billion transaction.

  • Energy demand rising in the East     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:34 AM ET

    Faith Birol, Chief Economist at the International Energy Agency says the center of gravity of global energy demand is moving slowly but surely to the East.

  • Good entry point for Anggang Steel: Pro     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, Barclays discusses the outlook for China's coal and steel sector.

  • James Chanos: Bad news for global coal     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    James Chanos, President, Kynikos Associates, says there is more bad news for global coal on the horizon as many countries switch to natural gas.

  • Stay away from pure-play coal miners: Pro     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 11:22 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays says investors should be cautious when investing in pure-play coal companies, with the expectation that the coal price will continue to decline.

  • Miner Cliffs Natural beats; shares rise Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:48 PM ET
    A shuttle conveyor transports taconite rock from the crusher to the Hibbing Taconite Co. pellet manufacturing plant, operated by Cliff's Natural Resources Inc., in Hibbing, Minnesota, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.

    Miner Cliffs Natural Resources reported a drop in second-quarter earnings as global iron ore prices slid, but the results topped forecasts. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Obama's true coal colors     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Coal stocks surged on increased power demand because of the heat wave across the East Coast. Why is the White House waging a war on this resource? Gregory Boyce, Peabody Energy, provides perspective.

  • Buy, Sell or Hold Microsoft?     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    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.