Arch Coal fell$. 08 or 1.9 percent, to $4.19. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $39.29. Peabody Energy fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $15.94.» Read More
Coal prices in China have fallen almost 20 percent since the beginning of the year, with analysts expecting further declines as inventories remain high and coal mines in China continue to ramp up production.
Distinguished market expert Neel Kashkari, of PIMCO, offers insight on global recession and whether China is worse off than investors think. "An extreme hard landing is not impossible, so we all have to be protecting against the downside," says Kashkari.
Having suffered one blow from the Senate this week, King Coal faces another one from the EPA next week.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including why investors should stay away from investing in coal, and instead, take a look at industrial stocks instead.
Patriot Coal is repeating its commitment for new credit/loan facilities for $625 million. Brian Gamble, analyst at Simmons & Co. International, weighs in.
Richard Anderson, Delta Air Lines CEO, discusses the expansion of international travel, and why his company is looking beyond the U.S. borders for big profits, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Gregory Boyce, Peabody Energy chairman & CEO, explains why he sees Asia as a "coal super cycle."
CSX chief Michael Ward told CNBC's Squawk Box Wednesday that having "a very diversified portfolio of shipments" overcame a 14 percent decline in coal shipments in the first quarter.
An options strategy on the wild swings in coal, with Mike Khouw, CRT Capital.
Discussing the EPA's proposed rules on greenhouse gas emissions, and whether it will kill the coal industry and jobs, with Cecil Roberts, United Mine Workers of America.
SouthGobi Resources may be about to lose one ‘big brother’ but stands to gain an even larger one with greater clout, if a proposed deal by Chalco to buy Ivanhoe Mining’s controlling stake in the Mongolian-focused coal producer is completed.
Gov. John Kasich, (R-OH), discusses why his state filed suit to repeal Obamacare; the EPA's carbon rule; and Ohio's tax solution.
Is the EPA setting unreasonable limits on coal plants that will result in lost jobs and hurt the economy? CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), discuss.
Rudy Kluiber, GRT Capital Partners, explains why gold and coal are two of his favorite plays now.
An options strategy on Peabody Energy, with Mike Khouw, CRT Capital.
India, the world's third largest importer of thermal coal, is expected to start rebuilding inventories in the second quarter of 2012, which could boost shares of thermal coal companies in Southeast Asia, says Macquarie Securities.
Transports are underperforming because of coal, says Steve Cortes, Fast Money trader: "When you overlay coal with the S&P, if you go all the way back to the 2009 lows you see that until recent weeks the two were interchangeable. Either coal is very cheap here or the S&P is very expensive." Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories, also discusses the direction of copper and the VIX.
The Fast Money traders, along with Paul Forward, Stifel Nicolaus, take a look at the market's decline and what's going on with coal producers, which opened at new, multi-year lows.
The Fast Money traders with the play on coal stocks getting burned today, and how to trade the higher price in crude oil. Also, Steven Mueller, Southwestern Energy CEO, discusses why natural gas is good for the economy & consumers, and the viability of nat gas powered vehicles.
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, at Barclays Capital and Ray Barros, CEO at Ray Barros Trading Group discuss Ephrem's recommendation of buying into Yanzhou Coal, because it benefitting from rising prices and the listing of its Australian asset.