Arch Coal fell$. 20 or 4.5 percent, to $4.27. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 69 or 1.9 percent, to $36.59. Peabody Energy fell$. 33 or 1.7 percent, to $18.64.» Read More
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.
Michael Sutherlin, Joy Global president & CEO, discusses his stock's hard landing on yesterday's earnings miss, and its future growth prospects in emerging markets, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why selling CONSOL Energy is one of the easiest calls he's ever made. Coal and natural gas are in the doghouse, and when investors understand the weakness in commodities, they'll understand why this stock can't be owned.
Discussing Glencore's $41B acquisition of Xstrata and its impact on other commodity mergers, with Anthony Young, Dahlman Rose analyst.
Mad Money's Cramer compares and contrasts Caterpillar to Joy Global, and concludes CAT's vast sales force, financing arm, and service division, make it a better play, but only on a pullback.
An infrastructure and steel play on Walter Engery, with Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com.
Discussing the EPA's new regulations on coal plants and the company's juicy 4.6% yield, with Nick Akins, American Electric Power CEO, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Alex Latzer, Head, Metals & Mining Research at Daiwa Capital Markets, eschews metals in favor of regional energy plays such as coal and uranium in the face of dwindling Chinese demand.